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Luxury Lakeside House, Great Fishing & Golf, Not Far from Town

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 12-13)

Six bedroom modern two-story house on own grounds, borders the river and Lough Ree lake, sleeps up to 13 people. Garden runs down to riverbank. The house is located about 1 mile (1.6kM) from Athlone town. The spacious open-plan living/ dining room/ kitchen has a wood burning stove. The house also has a separate sitting room, one en-suite shower room and two family bathrooms. Outside is a large South-facing deck with outdoor dining facilities & barbecue. The large garden is bordered by a small wood. Entertainment is provided by indoor & outdoor games and satellite TV.

There are numerous riverside fishing locations nearby. Fishing from your deck-chair at the lakeside or easy available boat-hire. Tie up your boat at the garden. Lots of wildlife on the river & lake. Cruising on the River Shannon & Lough Ree. Walking distance from Athlone town with many activities, shopping & visitor attractions to go to. Many good restaurants in Athlone town.

Several top class 18-hole golf courses nearby. Horse Riding Stables nearby.

Keywords: Villa, Bungalow, Cottage, Holiday Home, Vacation Rental

More Details

Jim Doran
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

Why Jim Doran chose Hillquarter

We love the area so much that we had to have a vacation home here. We bought a waterside plot of land and then had this house built to our own design. It is in a beautiful, quiet, secluded place, but it is walking distance to busy Athlone Town. We like to be in the center of Ireland - it is great for touring: 75 minutes from Dublin; 60 minutes from Galway; a little further to County Clare or Sligo. You can even go to Waterford or Cork on a day-trip. The M6 Highway is only one mile away.

What makes this house unique

When we arrive at our vacation property, peace and tranquility are waiting for us. It is a very relaxing place. There is a lot of wildlife around: squirrels; birds; rabbits; swans; water-birds etc. The house is very spacious. The second lounge is a TV-free zone where you can read or talk or listen to music.


Hillquarter House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , On ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , On upper floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Guest wc in hallway
    En-suite - toilet , Part of Bedroom 2
    Bathroom / Master en-suite - toilet , shower , bidet , Part of Bedroom 1
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , En-suite wc
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double , 2 baby crib
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (5), Baby Cribs (2), Bunk Beds (0)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Luxury Lakeside House, Great Fishing & Golf, Not Far from Town
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Wonderful property and location

  • 5 of 5

Everything we expected and more!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

Great property. Owner most attentive to all needs. Family group of 13 and all we needed was provided for. Athlone, Glasson area has many recreational opportunities and 1st class farm to table restaurants. Fun for all ages.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home located in The Midlands

  • 5 of 5

We were in Ireland for a week, and had a wonderful stay at this home. Huge space that was clean and well equipped. Plenty of space for the 3 children we were with to spread out at play, and had all necessary supplies (crib, highchair, toys).

Easy access to the M6, with groceries and shopping near by. Athlone is a vibrant city with lots to offer-history, restaurants, and wonderful people.

Jim was a pleasure to deal with as well.

A trip that I will remember!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice home for large group

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 14 with 3 generations staying in the house. The house had plenty of room for everyone and had everything we needed. The house was conveniently located to the town of Athlone.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Jim was a wonderful host. He facilitated getting help to us when a minor emergency occurred. He was highly responsive prior to our arrival and during our stay.

The house was ideal for our family. The six bedrooms were comfortable; and, having two sitting rooms at opposite ends of the house was ideal for teens and their interests and the rest of us with our interests.

One must have sufficient transportation for everyone in one's party due to the need to drive into town for groceries, see the local sites and enjoy everything Athlone has to offer. The property location is rather distant from the town center - ideal for relaxing and enjoying the semi-remote location.

Be ready to drive your recycling to the central recycling center (a small fee is charged by the center).

Make sure to use the GPS coordinates to locate the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Aliso Viejo, CA, USA

Fantastic 'Home Away from Home' to attend an Irish Wedding

  • 5 of 5

I was part of a of multi-generational family who rented the owner's home for a week in April. The home had everything the owner had stated and it was our 'home' base to get acquainted with the local area prior to attending a family wedding. I highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre
Sean's Bar
The Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin
Old Jameson Distillery
Giant's Causeway
Ring of Kerry
The Book of Kells
Cliffs of Moher
Dunguaire Castle
Newgrange Company
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Dublin 60 Miles ; Shannon 65 miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest bar is 1.5 miles away
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Several golf courses nearby.
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Athlone train station 2 miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
M6 Highway is 1 mile away
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest restaurant is 2 miles away
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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