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The Lake House

Sligo Town, County Sligo (Ref. 1102987)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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Features

  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Sligo 6.1 miles.

If you're looking for a relaxing family getaway to spend some quality time with your loved ones then look no further than this four-bedroom cottage in Ballingtogher, County Sligo, The Lake House.

The property is set in a beautiful location with lake views and character features that will make you feel like you're in a world of your own.

The property also has wonderful mountain views where you can sit and watch the world go by.

Heading inside, the kitchen/diner is a well-equipped space perfect for hosting large groups; the space has an eight-seater dining table, and is well-stocked with appliances, such as an American-style fridge/freezer, and integrated microwave and oven.

Down four steps, the sitting room with exposed beams and patio doors offers space for you to unwind in front of panoramic views while the toasty woodburning stove crackles in the background.

The study is a haven for workaholics, with views of the lake and a dedicated workspace to get your head down to it; find inspiration from the idyllic Lough Gill, which inspired the work of William Butler Yeats’ poetry.

On the lower-ground floor, the snug contains a TV and plush sofa, and is the perfect little nook to curl up in for a moment of peace.

Completing the lower-ground floor is a handy utility where you can freshen up your clothes and towels between excursions.

The bathroom is thoughtfully designed and features a freestanding copper bath and patio doors that look out to the lake, perfect for a long soak with a view after a day of exploring.

The property has a shower room with a Jack-and-Jill access that serves two of the well-presented, super king-size bedrooms.

Choose from four bedrooms in total; whether you want a room with an en-suite or a room with a view of the natural woodland to the rear of the home, each room is fitted with a sumptuous bed and plenty of storage for your belongings.

Outside, the garden is a wonderful space for hosting; a barbecue, fire pit and furniture make an inviting dining arrangement in the warmer months, while the play area provides entertainment for the children.

If you can tear yourself away from your home-from-home, Sligo is a charming town with a rich history and culture, well worth visiting.

The town is home to Sligo Abbey, a 13th-century monastery that is a beautiful example of Gothic architecture, along with The Model, a must-see for art lovers, as it is home to The Niland Collection, a world-renowned collection of paintings, sculptures, and other works of art.

For those interested in the works of Nobel Prize-winning poet W.B.

Yeats, the Yeats Society Sligo makes a lovely day out, and the town is also home to many great shops, restaurants, and pubs, making it the perfect place to spend a few days exploring.

Further afield, you can head into Strandhill for stunning beaches along the wild Atlantic bay or head to the lovely village of Rosses Point for a wander around the harbour.

The Lake House is a gorgeous property for an unbeatable break in beautiful Ireland.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1103583 together sleeping 10 guests.

Summary

  • Split level
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x super king-size with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Lower-ground-floor utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Lower-ground-floor snug
  • Study
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher, 2 x TV with Sky Sports, and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Shared front garden with sloped lawn, bark area, patio, furniture, barbecue, and fire pit
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 4.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €450.

About the location

SLIGO TOWN, COUNTY SLIGO

Strandhill 5.6 miles; Sligo Airport 6 miles; Ballaghaderreen 30.2 miles.

Sligo, one of Ireland’s largest towns is a great destination set among Benbulben Mountain, Knocknarea Hill, sandy beaches, and the green countryside of the Emerald Isle. The town itself offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants with great seafood and pubs playing traditional Irish music. You won’t be stuck for things to do while in the area; go to the races and pick out the winning horse, practice your swing with a few rounds of golf, go horse riding on the beach, or relax with a spot of fishing. Sample the local culture by visiting the Yeats Memorial Building, The Model Contemporary Centre and the Hawk’s Well Theatre, one of the oldest regional theatres in the country. Take the Queen Maeve Trail to the top of Knocknarea and be sure to bring your camera along to capture the breathtaking landscape that this county has to offer. Sligo is an excellent base for exploring this part of Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas