You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Glasson, Lough Ree, County Westmeath. It is a Detached House.
Detached lakeside house set in beautiful natural surroundings, on 5 acres of shoreline with magnificent views of Lough Ree from all rooms. Spacious lawns running down to the shore with a picnic area. The house has its own marina and offers a unique choice of hiring a lake boat or family cruiser, giving complete access to the lake. The main attraction of this house is its unique location with facilities for boating, cruising, fishing or for those seeking a picturesque setting on the waterway with total tranquillity.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms: Room 1- double bed; Room 2-twin singles; Room 3 - double and single bed. Sitting room with open fire and spacious open plan dining room/kitchen, both with splendid views of the lake. Main bathroom with bath, WC. and separate shower cubicle. Additional shower room and WC off utility room. Wi-Fi internet access. Free to air TV.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 5 miles. Beach 59 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room, double, double with single, twin, bathroom with separate shower, shower room.
Oil by meter read and electricity by meter read, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, cot, TV, dvd player, CD, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, internet access, hairdryer, electric blankets, alarm clock, uk tv channels, open plan garden, picnic bench, locked shed available for storage, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
The local village of Glasson (5 miles/8km), known as 'the village of the roses' has Spollen's supermarket / deli / off licence / post office / Top service station and it has two attractive pubs-'Grogan's' and 'The Villager'-both serve excellent food. It also has the award winning 'Glasson Village Restaurant' and a short distance away is the noted "Wineport Restaurant" located on the lakeshore. There is also a hairdressers, pharmacy, craft shop and a tourist information centre in the old school house. Across the lake is The Hodson Bay Hotel and the 'Bay Water Sports Centre'
Athlone Town (11 miles/18km) has Athlone Castle and Visitor Centre, rail and bus station, taxis and an abundance of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs including Sean's Bar on the river bank - the oldest pub in Europe.
There is a choice of two 18 hole golf courses nearby * Glasson Golf and Country Club and Athlone Golf Club at Hodson Bay * Both located on the lakeshore and accessible by road or by boat.
~There is one double electric blanket available.
~This property sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
~Small children need to be supervised at all times and have a life jacket (supplied by owner) by the harbour area.
Lough Ree is the second largest lake on the River Shannon (noted for Pike, Course and Trout fishing) and it contains many islands of varying historical significance - Rich in wildlife - All accessible by boat from the house. Clonmacnoise, The 6th century early Christian monastery is a short journey by boat or road.
The Bay Watersports Centre is located across the lake from the property and caters for large and small groups.
~ Pedal Boating
~ Pier Jumping
~ Currach Rowing
~ Chinese Dragon Boating
~ Boat Cruises
~ Boat and Bike Cruises
~ Open Water Swim Clinics
Fishing - Course, Fishing - Lake on site. Walking - Hill 1 miles. Golf 3 miles. Traditional Music 5 miles. Cinema, Leisure centre and indoor pool, Childrens Playground, Horse riding 10 miles.
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