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Stunning 4 Bedroom Farmhouse. Facing Sligo Bay. Picturesque Views. Free Wifi.

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ardtermon farmhouse description

SPECIAL OFFER: Take 10% off when you stay a week or more from 7th September through to the 2nd November 2013. Come to Sligo and set your spirit free.
Experience the vacation of a lifetime in our stunning holiday farmhouse perfectly located in Ireland's magical northwest. Have a great activity holiday or just relax and enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you. This holiday home has a unique 40 foot lounge/reception area with superior views of Sligo Bay, Raghly Harbour, and Queen Maeve's cairn. Large, new spacious fitted kitchen. Two bathrooms and four double bedrooms- three rooms with bay windows facing the sea. Free Wireless Internet access and TV/DVD player. An Art and Games Room is adjacent to house with free pool and air hockey tables, art supplies, and board games. Large front and side garden and lawns. Outdoor furniture and barbeque. Locked storage shed available for bicycles, surfboards, fishing rods, golf clubs, etc. Private access to lands where Barnacle Geese and migrating birds are plentiful from October to April. Our friendliness and hospitality will make this your home away from home.


Our beautifully renovated 4 bedroom vacation holiday farmhouse is on an elevated site facing Sligo Bay. This enchanting area near Lissadell (5km) is steeped in history and mythology and well described by W.B.Yeats for its beauty and creativity. The dramatic limestone mountains of Benbulben and Knocknarea will fascinate you. Spectacular views and sounds from the Atlantic Ocean are captivating. You may even want to take out your surf/body boards and beach towels. Experience the vacation of a lifetime where we can help you and your family/friends plan your holiday or just relax and enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you. Enjoy the spirit of Sligo.

Things to Do from Your Tranquil Home-away-from-Home in Ireland's Magical Northwest:
Bird Watching
This area is a paradise for birds and waterfowl. Some of our land has been recently designated as special area of conservation. Barnacle Geese visit us every year from mid-October to late April. A walkway (for able and disabled) provides direct access to view the geese. Close by (10 minutes) is the Ballygilgan Nature Reserve (Lissadell) (http://ballygilgannaturereserve.com). And Bird Watch Ireland / Sligo site (http://birdwatchireland.ie or http://sligobirding.com) provide up to date recent sighting of various birds and waterfowl in the Sligo area.

Arts and Culture
This area is notorious for its artists from writers, poets, painters, and fairy makers, and many have set up home here. The Model (Niland Gallery), Hamilton Gallery, Yeat’s Society, Hawkswell, Blue Raincoat Theatre, the Factory, and more are within 20 minutes drive.

Surfing
Go to Lislarry (about 6km) for some of the best waves in the northwest. Or go further to afield to Bundoran (http://www.turfnsurf.ie orhttp://bundoransurfschool.com) or Strandhill (http://www.strandhillsurfschool.com) and experience the thrills of surfing on the big Atlantic waves (both 30 minutes away). Or the Adventure Sligo site (http://www.adventuresligo.com) can provide additional links.

Sailing / Boating / Canoeing/Kayaking
If you have your own boat (sail boat, rib, canoe, etc) bring it along and we will help you launch it from the recently renovated Raghley pier. You can explore and relax in tranquility of Drumcliffe Bay. The boat can be stored in our sheds. Other popular activities include kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding. (http://www.adventuresligo.com/water/kayaking).
Within 20 minutes there are 2 sailing clubs (http://mullaghmoresailingclub or http://sligoyaughtclub.ie) offering beginners and experienced sailing courses for juniors and adults.

Horseriding
If you own your own horse(s), you can have a unique holiday by bringing him/her/them with you. Access to the local beaches (Ardtarmon Strand or The Golden Strand or Tra Bui) can be provided through the owner’s land. Then the horse(s) can graze under your watchful eye. All options considered. Contact us for more information.
Alternatively, Island View offers horseriding for all the family year round (http://islandviewridingstables.com). This family run business is located about 15 minutes away and offers beach rides, trekking, lessons, and carriage riding. Use these links for additional riding stables: http://www.irelandonhorseback.com or http://www.markreestables.com) in the Sligo area.

Golfing
Ireland is renowned for its golf courses and Rosses’ Point is no exception. The County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses’ Point (http://countysligogolfclub.ie) is ranked in the top 10 links courses in Ireland. The club boasts renowned visitors and champions, Rory McElroy and Tom Watson. Or you can go to Berties Pitch and Putt (http://www.bertiespnp.co.nr) or the Tyeconnell Pitch and Putt course in Bundoran.

Fishing
There are plenty of excellent fishing points on the Raghley peninsula, where you can catch mackerel, pollock, bollin or if you are lucky sea trout. Raghley Harbour is located ¼ mile away. Spoil yourself with some fresh lobster and crab caught by local fishermen (available on request). Or try your hand at getting some razor fish or rock fishing. Crab fishing off the pier provides fun for everyone. In Rosses’ Point (http://www.sligoboatcharters.com) (Darryl Ewing can pick you up at Raghley Pier, depends on tide) or Mullahmore (http://www.offshore.ie or http://www.inishmurrayislandtrips.com) charter boats are available for the serious fishermen. We can help with any bookings.

Walking/Hill Walking
Exploring North Sligo on foot can be a beautiful way to see the county. Various magical walks include: Lissadell House and Woods; Glencar Lake and Waterfall; Streedagh Point and Beach; Knocknarea and Queen Maeve's Cairn, Glennif Horseshoe at the foot of Ben Bulben to name a few. Go to http://www.sligotourism.ie and/or http://www.irishtrails.ie/Trail/Benbulben-loop or http://www.coillteoutdoors.ie for more information on mountain walks, nature trails, coastal walks and more.

Local Attractions: The following sites provide useful information about places to see and visit in Sligo:
1. http://sligotourism.ie
2. http://www.irishtourist.com/directory/places_to_visit/west/sligo/
3. http://www.lookwest.ie/events
4. http://mykidstime.ie
5. http://www.sligoheritage.com/links.htm
6. http://www.discoversligo.com/?pagid=arts
7. http://www.discoversligo.com/?pagid=heritage

Shopping and Restaurants:
Sligo offers shopping with a difference. There is a good mix of the extraordinary shops with hand-crafted pieces, the shops passed down through the generations and the more typical shops. Wooden sculpture by Michael Quirke and hand-crafted jewelry at The Cat and the Moon offer some unusual items while Mullaney’s and Moffits have been in the center of town for generations. The shopping centers provide a good mix on newer shops. Café’s, restaurants, and bistros are plentiful in Sligo town. Closer to 'home' there are several tasty meals at Lang's Bar and Restaurant, Yeat’s Tavern (or Davis’); and Henry’s Restaurant (within 10-15 minutes of our house).

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            Bed Linen = 100% Cotton Sheets...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Bed Linen = 100% Cotton Sheets...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            King Coil Mattress and 100% Cotton Sheets ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            King Coil Mattress and 100% Cotton Sheets...moreless

          • Beautiful views from the large bay windows in each of the 3 front bedrooms (facing south). Spacious and well finished rooms with built in wardrobes and hgh quality pillows and mattresses....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            Walk-in Shower...moreless

          • Two spacious bathrooms Newly tiled main bathroom with old cast iron bath, separate electric shower with glass doors, and hot press. The second (en-suite bathroom) new bathroom has a lovely walk in wet room with electric shower....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Radio
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • Game Room
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Pool Table
          • Toys

          Theme

          • Family
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Water Parks
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Marina
          • Autumn Foliage

          Leisure Activities

          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Walking

          local services and businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Beach
          • Rural

          sports and adventure activities

          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Water Tubing
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Surfing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Golf
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Mountaineering
          • Equestrian Events
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Small Game

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Hair Dryer
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Internet
              • Towels Provided
              • Safe
              • Tiled Stove
              • Iron & Board
              • Wireless Internet
              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Wood Stove
              • Living Room

              house cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Mini Refrigerator
                  • Grill
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Stove
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Bicycles:

                    Small Selection of Children's Bicycles...moreless

                  property descriptor

                      • Detached
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer (July)
                      Jun 28 - Aug 1, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €780
                      Summer (August)
                      Aug 2 - Aug 8, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €780
                      Summer, 2014 (Fleadh)
                      Aug 9 - Aug 15, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €880
                      Summer (August) 2014
                      Aug 16 - Aug 22, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €780
                      Summer (August) 2014
                      Aug 23 - Aug 29, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €780
                      Autumn 2014
                      Aug 30 - Oct 3, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      €450
                      Late Autumn/Early Winter 2014
                      Oct 4 - Dec 19, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      €150
                      €300
                      Christmas 2014
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €450
                      Late Winter 2015
                      Jan 3 - Mar 27, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      €150
                      €250
                      Easter 2015
                      Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €450
                      Late Spring 2015
                      Apr 11 - May 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €500
                      Early Summer 2015
                      May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €550
                      Summer 2015
                      Jun 27 - Jul 4, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €795
                      Early Autumn 2015
                      Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €450

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €100
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Your accommodation includes:

                      Unlimited Wireless Internet

                      Electricity (reasonable use)

                      Starter pack for solid fuel stove (winter months only)

                      Bed linen with 100% cotton sheets

                      Hand, Face and Bath Towels

                      Initial supply of toilet paper and paper towel

                      Fully equipped kitchen

                      The price DOES NOT include Hot Water or Heat. (Oil meter is read on arrival and departure)


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/20/2014
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                      Location

                      70 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Knock
                      226 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Larne Ferry Terminal, Co Antrim
                      16 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Sligo town
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Golden Strand
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Ellen's Pub
                      14 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Rosses' Point
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Yeat's Tavern

                      Car: Necessary

                      The perfect vacation location for touring, exploring and relaxing. Start your magical holiday looking out on Sligo bay, or walk to the nearby fairy forts for some amazing views. Several beaches are located within 1km. Lissadell House, woods, and beach are only 5km away. We are located in Ballymulderry, Ballinfull, North County Sligo, about 16km from Sligo town.

                      Tourist attractions include: W.B. Yeats' grave (12km), Streedagh Beach and Spanish Armada (8km), Glencar Lake and Waterfall (26km), Parke's Castle (28km), Mullaghmore (15km), Sligo Abbey (16km), Eagle's Flying Raptor Center (35km), and more.

                      While Strandhill (28km) and Bundoran (40km) are the more popular surfing locations, the waves in nearby Lislarry (5km) or Streedagh (10km) cannot be bet either. Mullaghmore and Rosses' Point provide additional water sporting activities.

                      Raghly Harbour is within 2km and local fishermen can provide you with fresh lobster and crab on request. There is an abundance of rock fishing areas within 2km as well. Or deep sea fishing may suit the fishing enthusiast and we can help arrange evening or day outings with Sligo Boat Charters (www.sligoboatcharters.com).

                      The West of Ireland Championship Golf course in Rosses' Point is only 15-20 minute drive (20km).

                      The dynamic limestone Benbulben mountain provides visual appeal as well as appeal to walkers and hill climbers. And while you are at it climb Knocknarea to visit Queen Maeve's cairn.

                      Whatever your interests - boating, fishing, water sports, horse riding, arts and culture - we would be happy to help you.

                      The local shop and pubs are less than 3km from our holiday home. One of the pubs, Ellen’s Pub, has traditional music sessions on most Friday evenings (visiting musicians welcome). Larger shops and filling stations are available in Grange village, about 10km away.

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Lounge/Dining Area

                        Lounge/Dining Area

                      • Front of House

                        Front of House

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • En-suite Bathroom

                        En-suite Bathroom

                      • Barnacle Geese Taking Flight

                        Barnacle Geese Taking Flight

                      • Golden Strand on Left and Rock Fishing Area

                        Golden Strand on Left and Rock Fishing Area

                      • Lissadell Woods

                        Lissadell Woods

                      • Yeats' Grave

                        Yeats' Grave

                      • Sail Boats in Sligo Bay

                        Sail Boats in Sligo Bay

                      • Eating at the Crossroads!!

                        Eating at the Crossroads!!

                      • One of the Three Double Bedrooms

                        One of the Three Double Bedrooms

                      • View from Lounge/Vestible

                        View from Lounge/Vestible

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • View From the Three Front Bedrooms

                        View From the Three Front Bedrooms

                      • Front Entrance and Hall with View of Sligo Bay

                        Front Entrance and Hall with View of Sligo Bay

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Art and Games Room

                        Art and Games Room

                      • Waiting on the Waves

                        Waiting on the Waves

                      • House located at 1st bend in road

                        House located at 1st bend in road

                      • Finn Whale on Beach near us Nov-2011

                        Finn Whale on Beach near us Nov-2011

                      • Along the Walk at Doorly Park (Sligo Town) With Lovely Views of Lough Gill

                        Along the Walk at Doorly Park (Sligo Town) With Lovely Views of Lough Gill

                      • The Shannon Pot where the River Shannon Rises

                        The Shannon Pot where the River Shannon Rises

                      €64 - €150 per night (EUR)
                      4

                      4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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