Cottage with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in Lavagh, Ireland
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Cottage to rent in Lavagh, Ireland
John and Marian invite you to rent this 300 year old farm homestead ' Chestnut Cottage' on the McDonald farm only 1 Km from the River Shannon.
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John and Marian invite you to rent this 300 year old farm homestead ' Chestnut Cottage' which is situated on the McDonald farm at Lusmagh, Banagher, Co. Offaly only 1 Km from the River Shannon. This is the only rental property on the farm and is Bord Failte (Irish Tourist Board) approved. It was the original home of the McDonald family for generations. The Chestnut Cottage has been lovingly restored, keeping as much as possible of the 'Old World' character of the cottage while adding all the modern comforts. It is located close to the main farmhouse, in a nice farm garden with an orchard.Dogs welcome!
The Chestnut Cottage is in the Galway/Offaly area, three miles from the popular riverside town of Banagher in Co. Offaly. The wide bridge which crosses the River Shannon to County Galway opens the way to tour the west of Ireland. Banagher is famous for its Irish music pubs, its river cruises, Bog walks and rail tours, great Fishing, (both coarse and salmon and trout.), Excellent super markets and shops, Restaurants, and Hotels. Most of the pubs serve really good food also.
Heating There is oil fired central heating which can be supplemented with solid fuel and electric heaters if desired. Likewise, the water can be heated by the oil, electric, or the solid fuel or a combination of all three
The kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker, washing machine, fridge, microwave, iron, toaster, and coffee maker, Tea towels and washing-up cloths are provided.
The living room has an Aga type solid fuel range (peat turf is supplied free) There is a colour TV and dining and sitting area.
The bedrooms are two double rooms and two single rooms. Two of the double bedrooms can convert to twin rooms. If you prefer a smaller cottage with only one bedroom two of the bedrooms can be closed off
Bathrooms: There are two showers and two wcs, one of which adjoins two of the bedrooms.
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Outside this cottage in Lavagh, IrelandThis 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.
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 19 July 2018 - 7 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 May 2019 - 7 January 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 May 2020 - 7 January 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 May - 31 August 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
3 bathrooms including 1 en suite, 2 Separate WC's
Radio, TV Languages in Local
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Central heating, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Children, Single gender groups
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. 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. The Clara Bog, the Lusmagh bog Walk and Lough Boora Parklands allow you to walk on a flat landscape of unbelievable natural beauty and rare animal and plant species. All these walks promises the tranquility of an unspoiled landscape.
Private Owner From Banagher, Ireland Member since Jul 2003
John and Marian invite you to rent this 300 year old farm homestead 'Chestnut Cottage' which is situated on the McDonald farm at Lusmagh, Banagher, Co. Offaly only 1 Km from the River Shannon. This property is Bord Failte (Irish Tourist Board) approved. It was the original home of the McDonald family for generations. The Chestnut Cottage has been lovingly restored, keeping as much as possible of the 'Old World' character of the cottage while adding all the modern comforts. It is located close to the main farmhouse, in a nice farm garden with an orchard.
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