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Ashtree Cottage Banagher On The Shannon

Cottage with 3 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms in Banagher, Ireland

From £418 per week

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Cottage to rent in Banagher, Ireland

  • Cottage
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine
  • Open fire

Cottage overview - owner's description

Ashtree Cottage designed by Marian and John McDonald, who welcome you to rent it for your visit to Ireland.It is well placed to tour Ireland and is within walking distance of the River Shannon

As soon as you step into The Ashtree Cottage you'll notice the attention that's been given to every detail. There are beams in the raised ceiling and Celtic ironwork lamps, stained glass in the front door and an Italian tiled floor.
The large living room, kitchen,Sitting and dining room are open-plan.
There is a big open fireplace in the living room complete with large chimney and mantle piece.
The custom-made sofas, upholstered in rich burgundy fabric, flank the fireplace.

Should you like the novelty of lighting the fire, please come to the main farmhouse for peat -given to you with pleasure!

There is a TV and DVD and stereo system

The dining table seats eight people.
French doors in the dining area open onto a private patio that has outdoor furniture, a pergola and a barbecue

The kitchen area has all appliances (a microwave, dishwasher, Free standing cooker, refrigerator and freezer, toaster, coffee maker). The walls are creamy white and the simple cupboards and dresser are in knotty pine.

Off the kitchen, a small utility room has the a washer and dryer and ironing facilities

The large living room, kitchen,Sitting and dining room are open-plan.
There is a big open fireplace in the living room complete with large chimney and mantle piece.
The custom-made sofas, upholstered in rich burgundy fabric, flank the fireplace.

Should you like the novelty of lighting the fire, please come to the main farmhouse for peat -given to you with pleasure!

There is a TV and DVD and stereo system

The dining table seats eight people.
French doors in the dining area open onto a private patio that has outdoor furniture, a pergola and a barbecue

The kitchen area has all appliances (a microwave, dishwasher, Free standing cooker, refrigerator and freezer, toaster, coffee maker). The walls are creamy white and the simple cupboards and dresser are in knotty pine.

Off the kitchen, a small utility room has the a washer and dryer and ironing facilities

The en suite bathroom has a large slipper tub and shower over tub. Panelled pine and mirrors, clock and table of Celtic ironwork , add style to the bathroom
There are 3 bedrooms in the Ashtree Cottage.(Two double and a twin)

The Master Bedroom has a queen size French bed that has a beautiful carved headboard. There is a dressing table and chair, a large wardrobe and rocking chair. The look is inviting and serene. Walls are in shades of magnolia and cream with pine floor.
The second bedroom has a custom-made King size double bed which can be divided to make twin beds.

The third bedroom has twin beds and is in blue tones.
Both rooms have desk/dressing table and chair, large wardrobes and tiled en suites with showers. These rooms are gracious and beautiful with patchwork quilts that will soothe your spirits.

Heating and hot water is provided by the geo-thermal system. The cottage has under-floor heating and thermostats in the bedrooms.

Children are warmly welcomed here. They have a play area with swing and sand pit and large garden space to play in.

For the fisherman a very well equipped tackle and bait storage facility is at the rear of the cottage

Your pets are welcome- An excellent kennel with fridge and shower are provided for their comfort.


Banagher town
Located on the Shannon crossing, Banagher town was originally a small port in the 18th century, and is now a major centre for Boating activities as well as Fishing and Watersports
Situated in the County of Offaly, Banagher attracts thousands of visitors each year and this town welcomes visitors. Banagher is an ideal base for touring Ireland.

It was once home to such literary greats as Anthony Trollope and Charlotte Bronte and also William Wilde the father of Oscar Wilde.

The Wide Bridge that crosses the River Shannon at Banagher and opens the way to tour the West of Ireland

As far as entertainment goes, Banagher has a wonderful array of both restaurants and pubs. You can enjoy a quiet drink or follow the sound of singing and traditional music which can be heard on the street to a lively music sessions which can last into the small hours especially during the long summer evenings.
On a warm night listen to the distinctive sound of the corncrake on Banagher Bridge or go on a Corncrake Evening organized by Birdwatch Ireland during the summer.
Don't forget to bring your golf clubs or your fishing rods, for there are plenty of opportunities for both

The marina offers superb facilities for all who stay here.
The Banagher Coarse Angling Festival and the Portumna Classic match competitions are held every year at a number of venues in the area, usually in April/May and again in September/October.

Angling:
Flowing through Lusmagh and Banagher the River Shannon is the major waterway in Ireland. The Little Brosna joins the Shannon at Lusmagh and the Grand Canal joins the Shannon just up stream at Shannon Harbour as also does the Brosna River.All these water ways provide unbeatable angling. There are great stocks of fish including salmon, trout, bream, tench and perch in abundance.
Pike fishing is particularly rewarding
The area boasts excellent fishing access and facilities, bait shops and outboard boat hire.

Walking:
There are several walking routes in the area including
The Offaly Way on the banks of the Grand Canal,
The 66km Slieve Bloom Way passes deep glens and beautiful waterfalls.
Golf:
There are at least five excellent golf courses within easy reach of Banagher.
The 18 hole Birr Golf Course (Tel. 057 91 20082) is only 8 miles away.
Other courses include:
Roscrea Golf Course,
Tullamore Golf Club,
Glasson Golf and Country Club.
Esker Hills Golf Course (Tel. 057 9355999

There is a fine pitch and putt course in Banagher itself


Things to do:
Viking Tours Ltd has a Viking Longship which has a capacity of 71 passengers. It is based in Athlone town centre. With the strong Viking connection to Clonmacnoise, arrival or departure aboard a Viking Ship adds immeasurably to the visit.
Birr Equestrian Centre: Trek on boglands and forest trails with wonderful views of the Slieve Bloom Mountain, Treks tailored to individuals needs.
Birr Castle Demesne:Features Irelands Historic Science Centre. In the Grounds is the Great Telescope built by the Earl of Rosse in the 1840's and the most wonderful gardens you will want to visit.Ancient Monastic Site:Clonmacnoise was founded in 545AD by St Ciaran. The monastic ruins consists of a cathedral, two round towers, 8 churches and 3 high crosses. There is also the remains of a 13th century castle. There is a modern interpretive centre and tourist office on the site.

Bog Rail Tour: Clonmacnoise and West Offaly Railway gives you the opportunity to enjoy a guided 5.5 km circular train-ride through a raised bog- the Blackwater Bog. Don't miss it!
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre: Be sure to stop off at Tullamore and enjoy the heritage tour on the site of the original Tullamore Dew Distillery. It will take you through life in a small Irish town from the early 1800s onwards as well as showing how whiskey is made. You will end the tour with a complimentary glass of Tullamore Dew or Irish Mist Irish whiskey liqueur.

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Location

This cottage is:

70km from the nearest beach 5km from the nearest bar 5km from the nearest restaurant 5km from the nearest supermarket 96.6km from shannon airport 140km from Dublin Airport 144.8km from Dublin 32.2km from Tullamore 32.2km from Athlone 5km from banagher

Local activities

Boat hire 15km Cycling 1km Fishing 1km Golf 15km Horse riding 15km Sailling 15km Swimming 15km Tennis 15km Walking 1km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 15km Local food market 5km Museum 15km Night club 15km Shopping 5km Theatre 30km Theme park 15km Cinema 30km

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Outside this cottage in Banagher, Ireland
This cottage is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a barbecue, a garage, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 1 December 2016

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 30 September 2016 - 4 January 2017: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 15 March 2017 - 4 January 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 15 March 2018 - 4 January 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 15 March - 18 December 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.

Facilities

Bedrooms

3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 cot

Bathrooms

4 bathrooms, 2 en suite bathrooms, 4 Separate WC's

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in Local

General

Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Infants, Smoking, Restricted mobility , Pets

Extra information

The large living room, kitchen,Sitting and dining room are open-plan.There is a big open fireplace in the living room. The large living room, kitchen,Sitting and dining room are open-plan.There is a big open fireplace in the living room Master Bedroom has a queen size French bed. The second bedroom has a custom-made King size double bed which can be divided to make twin beds. The third bedroom has twin beds. For the fisherman a well equipped tackle and bait storage facility.

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