You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Portumna, Lough Derg, County Galway. It is a Detached Cottage.
This homely cottage located in a countryside setting is 1.5 miles from the village of Killimor and 7 miles from Portumna. Portumna is on the River Shannon and offers fishing, cruising, 18 hole golf course, forest park and walks. The cottage is traditionally furnished inside with cosy bedrooms and a comfortable lounge area with a wood burning stove. A central base for visiting the attractions of Limerick, Clare and Tipparary and travelling to Galway city and the Burren area.
Shop. Pub 1.5 miles. Restaurant 2 miles. Beach 38 miles.
GF: lounge/diner, kitchen, double, double with single, single, bathroom with separate shower and handheld shower head.
Oil central heating included, electricity by meter read, wood burner with starter pack, linen and towels included, TV, dvd player, CD, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, hairdryer, alarm clock, welcome pack, partially enclosed garden, garden furniture, locked shed available for storage, private off road parking. Pets welcome.
Portumna (the landing place of the oak tree) is one of Galway's most attractive towns only 7 miles away from the property and is ideally situated by the River Shannon and Lough Derg to avail of all the attractions these fine waters have to offer. Portumna Forest Park provides a mile long sign-posted trail that guides you through a marvellous world of common and exotic trees. Of interest in Portumna would be Portumna Castle and Gardens, and the Dominican Friary, which are within the town of Portumna.
It was inevitable that an important town like Ballinasloe should be founded by an ancient ford on the River Suck. Ballinasloe is located 12.5 miles from the property and is steeped in history, and has been lauded for the architectural character of its fine streetscapes. This planned layout of the town in the 19th Century consisting of wide streets, a market square, fair green, show grounds and town hall can be attributed to William Trench, who was conferred with the Earldom of Clancarty at this time. The town can trace its roots back even further with the existence of three ring forts in the town and two possible Crannog sites dating back to the 1st century. Three Medieval Tower Houses are located within the Urban District as does a well preserved Early medieval parish Church at Templepoilin Pollboy, built in about the 9th Century by the Augustinian Monks of Clontuskert. Today, Ballinasloe is a prosperous and expanding town on the main Galway/Dublin route and is the main commercial/industrial centre for east Galway. It is also the main angling centre on the River Suck, which is renowned for its pike, bream, perch fishing in its more sluggish sections and trout in its tributaries. Cruising on the River Suck is also available.
FISHING - Pike and Trout fishing available on the River Shannon by bank or boat.
GOLF - Portuman 18 hole Golf course and also Pitch and Putt courses and shuffleboard. Ballinalsoe, Loughrea and Birr Golf Courses within 20 minutes drive.
WALKING AND CYCLING - Close by cottage and in Portumna Forest Park, on the shores of Lough Derg, taking in Portumna Castle and Monastery.
CLAY SHOOTING - a ten minute drive away from cottage.
BOATING - Self Drive motor cruisers can be rented in Portumna for use on the Shannon.
TRADITIONAL MARKET - Every Friday in Portumna there is a market selling locally produced fresh fruit and vegetables, home baking, preserves and handmade arts and crafts.
The owners of this property live on a small farm located next door to the property.
Fishing 1 miles. Traditional Music 1.5 miles. Horse riding 3 miles. Childrens Playground 7 miles. Pitch and putt 8 miles. Forest walks 8.3 miles. Golf 8.6 miles.
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