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Stramore

Ballyconnell near Grange, County Sligo (Ref. 970406)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mrs Chappell

    “The cottage was very warm and the beds were comfortable.”

    we liked the location, it was very peaceful. It is a long way to any restaurants - Henry's and Lang's to be recommended - and Grange is the nearest place with a decent shop. We were surprised not to be left even a little milk to make a drink when we arrived, especially as other reviewers had eulogised about provisions waiting for them. Also, the Wi-Fi did not work which was disappointing as it was one of the selling points. ...

    we liked the location, it was very peaceful. It is a long way to any restaurants - Henry's and Lang's to be recommended - and Grange is the nearest place with a decent shop. We were surprised not to be left even a little milk to make a drink when we arrived, especially as other reviewers had eulogised about provisions waiting for them. Also, the Wi-Fi did not work which was disappointing as it was one of the selling points. There are many places to visit within fairly easy driving, beautiful beaches, Lissadell House, Loughs and archaeological sites. It is a little hard to find but the owner met us when we rang and led the way. We enjoyed the stay; Ireland was beautiful and friendly, as always.

The property

Seek out majestic Benbulben mountain in north County Sligo and where its foothills run to the Atlantic ocean, you'll find 'Stramore'.

This cosy, traditional cottage is nestled some 500 yards from the seashore on a quiet country lane.The cottage is situated within 2 miles from the famous "Lissadell House", home of Countess Constance Markievicz and her poet sister.With a choice of 2 bedrooms, a double and a double & single room plus an open plan dining/living area with open fire, this is a relaxing spot to unwind and explore this beautiful landscape.

Take a leisurely stroll to the shoreline at nearby Ballyconnell, where the Wild Atlantic will colour your cheeks and refresh the soul.

The coastline of County Sligo boasts many wonderful beaches.

Visit Mullaghmore, with its quaint sheltered harbour, ideal for watersports and further south spend some time beachcombing the golden sands at Streedagh beach.

Sligo town is a short drive away, a bustling town with many attractions on your doorstep, shops and cafes, art galleries, seaweed baths, boat trips on Lough Gill, numerous treks and trails along lakeshores and over mountains.

The seaside villages of Strandhill and Rosses Point are well worth a visit, with wonderful beaches.

Travel north of Stramore to south County Donegal and explore the dramatic coastline through Killybegs, Carrick and Glencolmcille, arriving at the majestic sea cliffs of Slieve League.

Return to Stramore in the evenings and plan your next days adventures.

Let your County Sligo adventure begin.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Shower room with shower, WC and basin. Kitchen. Open plan dining/living area with open fire.

Amenities

  • Oil fired central heating with open fire in dining/living area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with basic Sky channels, WI-FI
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed gravel area to front and side of cottage
  • Note: Travel Cot Available on Request One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 10 minute walk, shop 1 mile
  • Restaurant 3 miles

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About the location

GRANGE, COUNTY SLIGO

Sligo 10 miles.

The village of Grange in County Sligo is the starting point for a spectacular drive through the Gleniff Horseshoe with its limestone cliffs in the valley between the Truskmore and Kings Mountains. Grange is at the foot of the Dartry Mountain range with its distinctively shaped Benbulben Mountain which is known worldwide as the symbol of County Sligo. Created by glaciers during the Ice Age, Benbulben Mountain is home to a fascinating range of flora and fauna including a number of species that in Ireland are only found on its slopes. The county town of Sligo is 10 miles away and contains an array of shops, bars and restaurants. Its name derives from the Gaelic word Sligeach, meaning Shelly River due to the abundance of shellfish in the waters around the town.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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