Lios na Sli

Lios na Sli

Superb four bedroom bungalow overlooking Donegal bay, Teelin Harbour and Slieve League. Located in the very scenic south-west Donegal. On over an acre of professionally landscaped grounds. Ideal base for touring Co. Donegal. The wonderful gardens overlook Teelin Bay, which is nestled between the gardens and Slieve League. Must be seen to be appreciated!

4 bedrooms to sleep 6-8

  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 2 single beds
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite (disabled)
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite

Bathroom with bath and plumbed in shower

Main living room has open fireplace

Fitted kitchen – separate dining area with table and chairs

1 x Electric hob and oven

Microwave and fridge.

Utility Room: Washing machine & Tumble dryer, Freezer

Outside clothes line, iron and ironing board

Oil fired central heating

House has double-glazing & treble glazing

TV and Open Fire.

House:
Superb four bedroom bungalow overlooking Donegal bay, Teelin Harbour and Slieve League. Located in the very scenic south-west Donegal. On over an acre of professionally landscaped grounds. Ideal base for touring Co. Donegal. The wonderful gardens overlook Teelin Bay, which is nestled between the gardens and Slieve League. Must be seen to be appreciated!

 

Gardens:
Spectacular landscaped grounds incorporating a private area for sun bathing. Incorporating natural stone seats and incorporating a good variety of native plants, the gardens were designed to achieve a natural feel. There are also megalithic artefacts in the Kilcar and Carrick area and the gardens at the house in fact overlook a Cashel or ring fort.
Shopping:
There are 2 convenience stores located in Carrick, which is c.1.6 km (1 mile) from the house . For more general shopping, there are a variety of shops in Killybegs which is c.16.5 km (10 miles away) or Donegal town, which is 45km (28 miles) from the house.

About the Location:

  • Aspect: The house  is situated on an elevated position in south-west Donegal between Killybegs and Glencolmcille. It overlooks Donegal Bay to the south and Teelin Bay to the west. The cliffs of North Mayo are clearly visible on clear days.
  • Mountain: Slieve League is within a mile of the house (as the crow flies) on the opposite side of Teelin Bay to the house and gardens. Slieve League is 595 meters in height and is regarded as the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
  • Traditional Music: This area of Donegal is among the best in the Ireland for traditional music. It has a particularly rich tradition of fiddle playing and festivals are hosted in Glencolmcille in July and August of each year while Carrick hosts a traditional festival at the end of October in each year.
  • Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area): The wider area is classified by Irish governmental agencies as a Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area), though everyone speaks English too. Irish language courses are run throughout the summer in Glencolmcille, which is about 6 miles from the house.
  • Scenery: This area of Donegal is one of the most beautiful areas in Ireland with notable wildlife and animals, which are sadly no longer seen or heard in other parts of the country. The Skylark and Cuckoo are but two of the many birds which frequent the area. Of particular note are the areas of Muckross Point, Carrick, Meenaneary and Glencolmcille.
  • Beaches: A small beach is situate to the south of the house and located about a mile away. Also of note is Silver Strand at Malin Beg (west of Slieve League on the Glencolmcille side of the mountain). Note too Fintra beach which is situate between Killybegs and Kilcar.
  • Hill Walking & Cycling: With so many lovely mountains and hills in South West Donegal such as Slieve League to the west of the house, the hills around Glencolmcille, Muckross Point near Kilcar, there is no shortage of hill walks. Errigal Mountain in the northern part of the county is also recommended. Note O.S. Discovery series map 10.
  • Boat Trips: from Teelin bay around Slieve League are available for sightseers and anglers.
  • Sea Fishing: There are numerous points for sea-fishing in this area from Killybeggs right around to Glencolmcille. The local pier at Teelin is recommended.
  • Restaurants: Killybeggs, Glencolmcille (seasonal), Carrick: bar.
  • Glencolmcille: Is world famous for its wealth of Archaeology. Monuments include standing stones, a Martello tower, old graveyards, and a folk museum village; the brainchild of the late Rev. Fr. James McDyre. Glencolmcille took its name from the Irish St. Colmcille 521 AD.

 

Traditional Music:
The main locations for music are:

1.     Glencolmcille: Is particularly famous for its fiddle playing and hosts a fiddle school at the end of July every year. Traditional music is a feature in the public houses of Glencolmcille throughout the year and particularly so in the summer months. Glencolmcille is situated about 6 miles west of the house.

2.     Carrick: Traditional music festival held at the end of October of each year. Music is also played on various nights in the public houses in Carrick throughout the year. Carrick is situate c.1 mile from the house

3.     Kilcar: is the 1st village that the visitor encounters after leaving Killybegs. Kilcar also has a vibrant music scene, especially during the summer months. It is situate about 5 miles from the house to the east.

4.     Teelin: “The Rusty” public house is world famous for its music. Teelin is situate about a mile across the bay from the house and is about 3-4 miles by road.

5.     Meenaneary: is a small village situate to the north of the house and hosts its own music festival in June of each year.

 

Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area):

The Gaelteacht covers extensive parts of counties Donegal, Mayo, Galway and Kerry – all on the Western seaboard – and also parts of counties Cork, Meath and Waterford. Although all of the Gaelteacht population speaks English, these are the only parts of Ireland where Irish is still spoken as a community language. The preservation of the Gaelteacht as an Irish-speaking community has been regarded by successive Governments, as of utmost importance since the foundation of the State. Not only does the Gaelteacht present on opportunity to naturally maintain the continuity of the Irish tradition, but also provides the ideal environment for the people who wish to become proficient in the Irish language.

What’s Included and Tariffs

  • Included: Bed linen provided
  • Included: Towel allocation provided
  • Included: Segregated recycling facilities (everything must be rinsed to prevent contamination)
  • Included: Welcome pack

 

Extra:     Electricity is operated by €2 coins. This is full on arrival and should be left full on departure.

  • Extra: Heating oil is metered, the cost of which is passed on, on a per liter basis.
  • Extra: Un-segregated Waste.
  • Refundable Damage Deposit: €200

McGuires Irish Cottages

Steeped in nature, tradition and heritage, McGuire’s Cottages are welcoming holiday accommodation havens with their own story to tell.
Owned by Sinead and Pascal Gillard, the cottages have individual personalised names which add to their wonderful sense of character. McGuire’s Cottages, a complex of eight cottages was built by Sinead’s grandfather in the late seventies with each cottage being named after his eight grandchildren. At the time, McGuire’s was one of the first ever self-catering accommodation businesses set up in Ireland and it is now one of the most popular in Co. Leitrim -attracting visitors from Ireland, UK, Germany,France Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, United States and Australia who come to de-stress, fish and enjoy the relaxed pace of rural life here. French and German are spoken fluently at McGuire’s Cottages.

One cottage has been transformed into an on-site restaurant and a commercial production kitchen for Jinny’s Bakery, a multi award winning business.

These self catering cottages overlook the picturesque Acres Lake, approximately one km from the village of Drumshanbo in Leitrim, the North West of Ireland. There are seven cottages; four which sleep six people and three which sleep four people.

These detached, traditional style cottages all come with a historic half-door, open-hearth fire and flag-stone floor. In contrast to this taste of the past, each also has all the modern conveniences of present-day living.

Free access to outdoor heated pool
Open from June to September

Other facilities on site include a fisherman’s bait rooms and artisan bakery.
With our family residence adjacent to the cottages we are always ready to meet your daily needs.

Plan your trip to McGuires Cottages today! Character charm and contentment await….

Extras Include: Gas & Electricity which are metered and payable at the end of the stay.

Gas central heating and immersion heating

Pets allowed

Bed linen and tea towels provided

Your family break at McGuire’s Cottages promises to be fun filled and action packed with a huge selection of exciting indoor and outdoor activities available in the area for families and groups of all ages.
• Swimming – heated outdoor swimming pool in Drumshanbo (June to September)
• Outdoor Adventure – Lough Allen Adventure offer hillwalking, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and archery. Also available are summer camps and survival skills training. Lough Key Activity Centreand Zipit Forest Adventures also located nearby.
• Mountain Biking
• Horse Riding at Moorlands Equestrian centre on the shores of Lough Allen
• Tennis – courts are just beside cottages (50mtrs) with publicly run playground
• Arigna Mining Experience provides a unique insight into what a coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley
• The Marble Arch Caves – one of Europe’s finest show caves allows visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.
• Glencar Waterfall
• Hill Walking-the rugged Leitrim landscape is perfect for walkers with route to cater for all abilities
• Parke’s Castle
• Organic Centre
• Clay Pigeon Shooting
• Carrick Cinema Cineplex
• King House
• Boyle Abbey
• Moon River
• Costello Chapel Dock Arts Centre
• Mulvey Centre-Bowling Kids Kingdom
Directions:-
• Dublin Airport. 96 miles (2 hours 7 mins)
• Knock Airport. 52 miles (1 hour 5 mins).
• Galway. 75 miles (1 hour 56 minutes)
• Belfast. 142.5 miles (2 hours 40 minutes)
• Rosslare Ferry Terminal. 192.5 miles (3 hours 30 minutes)

Croan Cottages 2 Bedrooms

Croan Cottages are Four Star, traditional Irish self catering cottages in Kilkenny. The cottages are set around a central courtyard on the grounds of historic Croan House. Croan Cottages offer outstanding accommodation for self catering holidays in Ireland.

Each 2 bedroom cottage has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom as well as a bathroom (with bath and power shower), a living room (with open fire) and a kitchen and dining area.  Although the cottages have a traditional style and are on an old estate, they were built recently and have been furnished to an exceptionally high standard.

The cottages boast all the mod cons one could expect from four star self catering accommodation, including fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, TV and central heating. Each cottage has an open fire in the lounge for Autumn or Winter evenings and direct access to private patio and barbeque area for al fresco dining and lazy summer evenings.

All of the cottages are designated as ‘No Smoking’. Smoking is permittted outside. Pets are permitted to stay with their owners in some of the cottages by prior arrangment.

Each Holiday Cottage offers the following:

• Large kitchen and living area
• Bright and cheerful décor
• Private Patio and BBQ area
• Open Fire
• Free Wireless Broadband
• Satellite TV • DVD Player
• Meals available onsite
• Washing Machine/Dryer
• Dishwasher • Fridge Freezer
• Electric cooker
• Microwave
• Private car park
• Water provided from private well
• Central heating

There is also a selection of board games and video games that guests can borrow.

 

Below are 2019 weekly rates. Short stay’s are also available. Please contact the office on 061 335799 for availability.

Date                                    Weekly Rate

May 4th                                 €523

May 11,18,25                        €512

June 1,8,15,22                      €523

June 29                                 €545

July 6,13,20                           €688

July 27 Aug 3,10,17,               €875

Aug 24                                   €655

Aug 31 Sept 7,14,21,28           €600

Oct 5,12,19,                            €490

Oct 26                                      €523

Nov / Dec                                 €468

 

 

Glendale Holiday Cottages

Glendale Holiday Cottages consists of 5 Self Catering Cottages all with stunning views.Each Cottages comprises 3 bedrooms, one bedroom has a King Size bed and ensuite, and the other two bedrooms each have two single beds sharing a separate bathroom.The Cottages have open plan kitchen, dining and living room with an open fire.Each Cottage acccommdates up to 6 people and are equipped to a very high standard with all appliances of a private home.They are located only 5 minutes from the Village of Laragh where you have a variety of pubs, shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Our garden is for visitors use and during the summer months you can relax in our garden with majestic views of Ballard Mountain in our tranquil country setting.They are only 1 hr drive from Dublin, 45 minutes from Dun Laoghaire Port and 1.5 hrs drive from Rosslare Port.Wireless Internet Access in the main Reception Area.Welcome Pack Provided on Arrival.They are also pet friendly.”

Directions

Just located 30 miles from Dublin, take the Bray road to Kilmacanogue and turn right onto the Glendalough Road. Continue on through the villages of Roundwood and Annamoe. ‘Glendale’ is located 500 yards on the Dublin side of the village of Laragh on your left.

TO BOOK THIS PROPERTY PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE ON 061335799

Rates for 2019

March 16th – April 12th €430

April 13th – April 26th €545

April 27th – May 24th €505

May 25th – June 28th €530

June 29th – August 30th €795

August 31st – Sept 27th €505

Sept 28th – Nov 1st €430

Nov 2nd – Dec 20th €395

Dec 21st – Jan 3rd €525

Foalies Bridge

This superb 4 bedroom home (sleeps 7) situated on the corner of Upper Loch Erne in an exclusive development of 23 properties. A dormer bungalow comprises of large living room which runs from the front to the rear of the house, a kitchen come dining room 1 single, 1 double room and bathroom on the ground level, while upstairs there is a spacious landing/childrens play area 1 double and 1 twin ensuite bedrooms. Set on a tranquil site at the water with direct accesss to the jetty.

Shop, Pub, Restaurant 3 miles, Lakeside 100 yards.

GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, double, single, bathroom with shower over bath. FF: double with ensuite shower room, twin with ensuite shower room.

Electricity and Gas by meter read.
Linen and towels included
TV, dvd player, CD, fridge with small ice box, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, freeview, games console, free wireless for surfing internet, hairdryer, welcome pack, open plan shared garden, picnic bench, private off road parking.

One pet welcome.

Extra Details…
€150 security deposit is payable on arrival and refundable on depature

Directions:

Driving Distance 1 hour & 50 mins– From Dublin follow the N3/M3 route towards Cavan. Take the Belturbet road from Cavan until you reach the main street and after crossing over the bridge, take a right turn where you will see Flynn’s Public House located. Then take another immediate right (signposted Foalies Bridge) and continue straight to the left of the road and Foalies Bridge is on the left hand side. Please note access through the security gates must be arranged in advance.

Holiday Cottages Ireland & Vacation Rentals | Belturbet | Cavan| Ireland

Coolbeg Lodge 2 bed

Coolbeg is a beautiful lodge situated on the N69 Coast Road just 12km from Limerick City and 9km from Adare Village. Bars and restaurants are close by.

Coolbeg Lodge is an ideal location for touring Limerick, Clare and Kerry. To give you a flavour of the area, you have the famous Ballybunion Golf Course to the west, further south you enter the Kingdom Of Kerry, with Tralee, Killarney and Dingle to visit. North into Clare crossing by Tarbert Ferry, you have Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. The Shannon Estuary has many amenities, sailing, deep sea fishing, diving, dolphin watching and horse riding.

There is horse racing just 7km away at Limerick Racecourse in Patrickswell and Thomond Park, home of Munster Rugby is just 12 km drive ito Limericks City.

Directions from Shannon Airport
Drive towards Limerick.The most direct route for Kildimo is to go through the tunnel.
On exiting the tunnel take the first exit on the left,follow signs for Listowel /Foynes (N69).
Kildimo is approx 10 km from here.Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

Directions from Dublin
Continue on the motorway until you see signs for the tunnel.You will not be taking the tunnel.
Before reachin g the tunnel take the exit for Listowel /Foynes ,N69 (EXIT 2)
Kildimo is approx 10 km from here.Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

Directions from Killarney
Take the road to Limerick until you reach Adare. At the roundabout take the first exit.
Follow the Road for 9Km to reach Kildimo. Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

From Tralee
There are 2 routes you can take. Follow the usual route sign posted for Limerick untill you reach Adare. At the roundabout take the first exit. Follow the Road for 9Km to reach Kildimo.Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

OR
for a more scenic route take the N69 follow the signs for Listowel leaving Tralee. in Listowel follow signs for Tarbert. At Tarbert follow the signs for Limerick (the N69 Coast Road) untill you reach Kildimo. Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

Atlantean Seaside Cottage (WCH)

Atlantean Cottages in Kilkee, County Clare are 3-bedroom dormer bungalow’s. The kitchen / dining room has patio doors which leads to a small patio area. The living room has an open fireplace and there is a downstairs twin bedroom with the main bathroom.

Upstairs has 1 double bedroom, a twin bedroom and main bathroom.These holiday cottages are just 800 meters to the beautiful horse shoe shaped Blue Flag beach which Kilkee is famous for! The beach is one of the safest in Ireland for bathing and swimming as it slopes toward the sea without strong current.

Another choice for swimmers would be the famous Pollock Holes; which the water changes in every tide. For indoor swimming there is the Waterworld with a range of facilities including bubble pool, shower geysers, lazy river ride and a 61m crystal tower slide. There are a variety of good restaurants, cafes and bars, offering night-time musical entertainment. For those who love sport, there is a 18-Hole golf course, fishing, walking, pitch & Putt.

Utilities are charged extra as per our terms and conditions.

Kilkee is also a very good diving centre.

Features: Kitchen Including microwave, dishwasher,washing machine. Bed linen and duvets provided, beds are made up on arrival.  Travel cot available on request

Local Activities: Kilkee Surf School, Waterworld Scuba Diving, Golf, Fishing, Tennis, Walking, Pitch & Putt, Thalassotherapy Centre, Dining Out, Night Life, Nevsails Water Sport

Pet friendly.  There is a pet charge of €35 for 1 pet and €50 for 2 pets

 

Holiday Cottages & Cottage Rentals | Kilkee | Clare | Ireland

Directions

From Shannon: Take N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. From Dublin: Take N7 to Limerick. In Limerick take the N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush.

From Cork N20 to Mallow, R522 to Dromcolliher, R521 Shanagolden, N69 to Glin, N67 to Tarbert Car Ferry. Arrive in Killimer pier and take N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. In Kilkee :Coming into Kilkee take the first turn right. Continue down that road and take the 1st turn right again. Go straight out that road passing out water world and take the 2nd turn left it is singposted Atlantean Cottages.

 

Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges

Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges in Ballyorgan, County Limerick are 9 four star, three bed, detached, timber lodges. On-site facilities include a picnic area with table and chairs and activity areas for children.

The architect-designed homes are spacious, with a unique character that compliments their mature woodland setting and are a real home from home. Built by local craftsmen using local wood and red sandstone, the homes are furnished using the materials of businesses and artists in nearby villages: the suites and curtains in Ballyorgan, the beds in Ballylanders, the built-in furniture in Kilfinane and Ballylanders, the silk paintings in Kilavullen and the nature photographs in Glenroe. The Lodges have been in existance for over 12 years and underwent and extensive refurbishment programme in 2012 & 2013 formerly Ballyhoura Forest Homes now re branded Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges.

The holiday homes all have three bedrooms, open plan living rooms and fully equipped kitchens. They also include satellite TV, DVD player and stove. Linen and towels are provided. A highchair and cot are available on request.

The homes are situated in Ballyhoura country which is renowned for its authentic rural living experience, with its wealth of built and living heritage and world class facilities for recreation in the countryside, and situated at the base of the acclaimed Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Park. The location is also central for touring Cork, Limerick, Kerry, Clare, Tipperary and Waterford.

Linen Provided
Towels Provided
Flat Screen TV
DVD Player
Radio/CD Player
Cutlery, Cooking utensils pots & pans, Bottle openers & wine openers provided!
Electricity not charged for June, July and August but ir is charge per cottage for the other 9 months.

Prices for Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges – 2019
Price Band Period Full Week 6 Days 5 Days 4 Days 3 Days 2 Days
24th March to 25th May 600 570 540 480 420 360
26th May to 29th June 670 635 600 535 470 400
30th June to 31st August 800 760 720 640 560 480
1st September to 26th October 600 570 540 480 420 360
27th October to 2nd November 700 665 630 560 490 420
3rd November to 14th December 495 470 445 395 345 295
15th December to 3rd January 800 760 720 640 560 480

 PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE ON 061335799 FOR  AVAILABILITY

Direction : From Dublin, take M8 and turn off at Mitchelstown exit, straight through first roundabout and take exit at next roundabout signposted Mallow, N73. After 7 miles in Kildorrery take right on R512 signposted Ardpatrick for 5 miles. Take right at sign for Ballyorgan, pass school and take next left for Lodges, sign at entrance

Atlantic View Holiday Homes- WCH (Non-Seaview)

These modern self-catering holiday homes in Clare are set around an Iron Age Stone fort with a breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean. These houses are just 10 minutes walk to the beautiful horse shoe shaped Blue Flag beach which Kilkee is famous for!

There are four bedrooms, 1 single bedroom on the ground floor and upstairs there is 1 double room, 1 twin room and 1 single room.

Utilities are charged extra as per our terms and conditions.

The beach is one of the safest in Ireland for bathing and swimming as it slopes toward the sea without strong current. Another choice for swimmers would be the famous Pollock Holes; which the water changes in every tide.

For indoor swimming there is the Waterworld with a range of facilities including bubble pool, shower geysers, lazy river ride and a 61m crystal tower slide.

Other activities include Kilkee Surf School, Waterworld, Scuba Diving, Golf, Fishing, Walking, Pitch & Putt, Thalassotherapy Centre, Dining Out, Night Life, Nevsails Water Sport

Holiday Home Ireland & Vacation Rentals | Kilkee | Clare | Ireland

Directions

From Shannon: Take N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. From Dublin: Take N7 to Limerick. In Limerick take the N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush.

From Cork N20 to Mallow, R522 to Dromcolliher, R521 Shanagolden, N69 to Glin, N67 to Tarbert Car Ferry. Arrive in Killimer pier and take N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. In Kilkee

Coming into Kilkee take the first left turn and at roundabout take the 2nd exit off the roundabout that follows the strand line. Take 5th exit which is sign poster ‘Scenic Drive / Loop Drive’. Take the 1st right for Castlefield.

 

Mags Cottage

Just a stroll from the little village of Ballyhahill, 7 miles from Foynes and Glin near the Shannon Estuary. This cottage provides the utmost comfort from the moment you step inside. There is a large open plan lounge/kitchen/ and dinning room, with a soilid fuel wood burner perfect for unwinding after a days touring or for sharing a nice evening meal with friends. Enjoy a beautiful private scenic country walks through an Irish dairy farm.

In nearby Glin you can enjoy beautiful walks along Glin pier. Glin offers Irish pubs which provide traditional Irish music. You can also visit Glin Castle which is open to the public for tours by appointment. In foynes, 7 miles away, you can enjoy the Flying Boat museum and the Irish Coffee Festival that is held in July.

Listowel which is 13 miles away host a Writers festival which takes place in May and also hosts the very popular Listowel Races in September. There are many beautiful sandy beaches nearby in Beale and Ballybunion. There is also a championship golf course in Ballybunion along with a Waterpark Leisure World.