Joe's Cottage

Dooard near Garrison, County Leitrim (Ref. 1043386)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Garrison 1.3 miles.

Sitting adjacent to the beauty of Lough Mevlin, with hill views bordering onto Northern Ireland, Joe's Cottage is the ultimate scenic escape.

All on the ground floor, this homely cottage houses six guests, ideal for a group of friends or family looking to explore this beautiful corner of County Leitrim in Ireland.

Make your way inside and observe the bright yellow walls lining the hallways, bringing a warm and welcoming aura to the property, before stepping into the snug sitting room where you can enjoy relaxing in front of the television as the feature fireplace offers a homely charm to the room.

Move through into the kitchen/diner, sure to be the social hub of your holiday, where a woodburning stove awaits to warm the room as the chef of the group delights at the good range of appliances and utensils at hand, with plenty of space for little helpers to get involved in the preparation process too.

Gather together at the rustic, wooden dining table adding to the farmhouse feel of the room and toast to a terrific holiday, before heading off to find your sleeping spots.

The bedrooms offer the perfect layout for a family, with the master double bedroom offering a cot, ideal for those with little ones, while the other two bedrooms consist of a twin and bunk rooms, also wonderfully suited to those with young children, each room boasts a bright and inviting colour palette, with ample space for you to house your belongings too.

Freshen up in the mornings in the bright and airy shower room, before stepping out to absorb the beauty of the lake before you; renowned salmon and trout fishery, hire a boat locally and set sail on the waters for a day out to remember, with the northern end of the lake leading towards the coast of Donegal, it's a truly scenic experience.

The nearby village of Garrison makes a great stop off for all of your local amenities, home to a shop and two pubs, you can choose whether to dine in or treat yourself on a special occasion, the village also boasts a wide range of leisure facilities, including even more fishing, horse riding, golfing, watersports, caving and scenic walks, there's so much to explore here.

For a day at the beach, drive along the lake to reach Bundoran, surfing, a water park, indoor swimming pool, and its river with world-renowned trout fishing, you'll find something here for every taste.

Venture to Florence Court to discover its imposing National Trust property of its 18th-century house and estate, boasting walled gardens to roam as well as the magnificent underground waterway of the Marble Arch Caves being in close reach, an unforgettable experience for all the family.

In easy reach of Enniskillen, Donegal and Sligo too, Joe's Cottage is perfectly positioned for exploring all that this wonderful area of Ireland has to offer.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x family room with double and cot, 1 x twin and 1 x bunk room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room
  • Oil fired central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for five cars
  • Gravelled garden with lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: The open fire in the sitting room is for decorative purposes only, do not attempt to use

About the location


Enniskillen 22.5 miles, Donegal 24.1 miles, Sligo 25.2 miles

A modest village resting close to Lough Melvin in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Garrison is a charming base from which to explore the excitement of Ireland. With the Roogagh River running through the village, it offers scenic walking routes and a lovely spot to while away the hours, before indulging in a delicious lunch in one of its two welcoming pubs, serving good food and refreshing beverages at any time of the year. The village also benefits from a SPAR shop, so you can gather any last-minute amenities needed on a self-catered stay, or venture out to one of the nearby towns including Enniskilen or Donegal, accessed easily via a scenic drive, to explore their delicious eateries and wide range of attractions. Garrison offers its visitors a good range of leisure facilities, including golfing, fishing, hill-walking, water sports, horse-riding, cycling, camping and caving, perfect for the avid adventurer, or for those seeking to relax, make your way to the Lough Melvin View Point and Jetty where you can soak in your scenery and observe its unique range of plants and animals. Nearby Sligo famed for its literary heritage and rugged countryside is well-worth a visit, explore the Yeats Builiding, a literary hub with an exhibition on the Irish poet's life, or absorb the history of the town at its abbey, before exploring the contemporary arts of the The Model. Home of The Niland Collection. Head to Enniskillen, found on a small island separating Upper and Lower Lough Erne, it boasts rich history and a wonderful waterside setting for a truly tranquil day out, with its castle being home to two museums; the Fermanagh County Museum and the Inniskillings Museum, worth exploring to learn more about this beautiful town. In easy reach of a wide range of fantastic attractions, Garrison promises an extremely scenic base from which to uncover this delightful area of Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas