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Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon (Ref. 941629)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Michelle

    “The cottage was very dirty.”

    Broken window. Had to give it all a really good clean before could stay there. Windows were absolutely filthy. First impressions were not good. Actually cottage was comfortable.

    Broken window. Had to give it all a really good clean before could stay there. Windows were absolutely filthy. First impressions were not good. Actually cottage was comfortable.

    - Michelle, July 2021


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Oil-fired central heating with open fire and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Free-to-air channels, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire and stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

The property

Ballaghaderreen 1.6 miles.

Situated just over a mile from the cathedral town of Ballaghaderreen, surrounded by lush green countryside, is this comfortable detached bungalow.

Ardvarna boasts a spacious interior, is well-presented, and offers families, couples or groups of friends an ideal location to relax and enjoy the many local activities and attractions.

Guests will enjoy a fully fitted kitchen with a dining area and woodburning stove and after a day sightseeing, you can relax in the comfortable sitting room in front of the open fire and plan the following day’s activities.

There are three cosy bedrooms to choose from at the end of the day and two bathrooms ensure there won’t be any queues.

Outside the cottage is a spacious garden with a patio and plenty of lawned space for the children to play.

The town of Ballaghaderreen lies on a primary route from Dublin to Castlebar, and boasts many beautiful lakes and rivers.

Take the short trip to beautiful Lough Gara, renowned for fishing, or spend a day kayaking at nearby Erritt Lake.

Motor west to the bustling town of Castlebar and on to Westport, an oasis in the West, where you will savour the local culture and tradition.

Seek out the wonderful historical attractions at Arigna Mining Experience and the Museum of Country Life.

Walk at your leisure through Lough Key Forest Park and sample the cuisine in the local restaurant.

With Knock International Airport a mere 12 miles away, Ardvarna offers a wonderful base to enjoy this delightful area.

About the location


Castlerea 13 miles.

Ballaghaderreen, also known as 'The Way of The Little Oak’, is a small but thriving cathedral town in the county of
Roscommon, just beside the border of County Mayo. Situated in the Lung Valley, Ballaghaderreen is surrounded by captivating rural scenery and views. With its friendly people, the town of Ballaghaderreen is a charming touring base for your west of Ireland getaway. Ballaghaderreen is also a great place for traditional and Country and Western music that can be enjoyed in the local pubs. There is also a traditional music centre just a few miles away that holds twice weekly concerts of Irish music and dancing; ideal for fans of all ages, as is the traditional, annual Irish music week on 1st July. Lough Gara and the surrounding lakes in Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon are perfect for anglers, and is probably one of Ireland’s best coarse fishing destinations. The area also boasts tennis courts, golf courses (Ballaghaderreen, Rosses Point and Enniscrone) and there are boats available for hire in this great fishing area. Nearby is the Lough Gara Riding stables where you can avail of horse riding, clay pigeon shooting and falconry. Lough Key Forest is just a short drive away and is great for all the family as there is plenty of activities both indoor and outdoor available including zip-lining. Kayaking is also available at the nearby Errit Lake. This is an ideal base for touring the area, with Galway and Donegal both within an hour’s drive away and also as a gateway to the west and North West Ireland with Sligo and Westport just over a half hour drive, all just waiting to be discovered.