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Mountain Walks Retreat for Individuals, Groups, or Families.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,375 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

COTTAGE

Situated in the spectacular Dartry mountains, Glenade, County Leitrim, this cottage is a perfect quiet retreat for hill-walkers and sightseers alike. As local Irish owners, we provide a unique guide to the area that will allow you to make the most of every moment of your vacation.

The cottage is spacious and charming comprising of an original stone building with a modern extension. It has a living room; fully fitted kitchen/diner with all amenities and a dining table that easily seats eight; three double bedrooms (one en-suite); two bathrooms - a shower in each; and oil central heating with a cosy solid fuel stove to supplement.

LOCATION

From the cottage itself are beautiful mountain views that change hourly as sun, mist and moonlight shift across the valley. You can choose from a short stroll down the lane to tougher hikes up the mountain, and anything between. The mountain peaks to challenge you are Benbulbin, Benwhiskin, and Trusk More each with pathways of varying ease and difficulty and all with spectacular summit views.

This is the heart of ‘Yeats Country’ with easy access via car to Sligo, Yeats grave, and Lissadel House. Nearby attractions also include Glencar lake and valley; Queenmaebh burial site (Knocknarae, Sligo); Manorhamilton village (with traditional music); Bundoran coastal town (with beautiful cliff walks and beach); Sligo town; and Donegal Town & castle.

AREA

Other attractions, within day-trip range, include Slieve League Cliffs (Donegal - highest cliffs in Europe and utterly spectacular, 80min ); historic City of Derry (Northern Ireland, 90min); Marble Arch Caves (Enniskillen, 50min); and The Giant’s Causeway (Bushmills, 130min).

This area of Ireland is unspoilt countryside with considerably fewer tourists than Kerry/Killarney. Historically, because of the (now ended) ‘troubles’ in Northern Ireland, areas north of Galway and Dublin have not been promoted by the Irish Tourist Board. This area is EQUALLY if not MORE beautiful than its southern counterparts and much more economical! In Leitrim, Donegal, Sligo and their neighboring counties you’ll have a vacation to remember without cleaning out your bank account.

CHILDREN

We use the cottage as our family cabin most of the year and our children love it. They love the stream in the garden, climbing trees and getting (very) muddy and wet as they explore the countryside. The cabin is equipped with books, games, and movies. Within three miles is the coastal town of Bundoran with a beach, cliff diving board, and various water sport camps for adults and children. Bundoran also has a Fun Fair and an indoor water park (for rainy days).

BOOKING

You can book via this website. Click 'request to Book' and provide a little information about your group and travels and we'll respond within 24 hours. The website will charge a fee in addition to the cottage fee so follow their process to see what that is. They also offer other extras which, in our opinion, is not necessary for a normal visit with normal use but it's up to you :-)

More Details

Owner
Amanda
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 5, 2017

About Amanda

The property has been in our family for generations. It was, originally, the home of our great-uncle. It is well maintained year round because of our frequent visits with children and grandchildren. As a result it feels more like a home than a vacation property.

Amanda purchased this cottage in 1880

Why Amanda chose Ireland

This area is stunningly really is no way to put it in words. You just have to experience it!

What makes this cottage unique

For many visitors time is of the essence and you'll want to make the most of your visit. We can give you a verbal guide to the area that will ensure a wonderful vacation and guarantee that you'll be able to make the most of every moment you have in Ireland.

Amenities

Keeloges Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1375 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Toilet , Electric Shower & Sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Toilet, shower & sink
  • One bathroom is en-suite off the King bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Great golfing and world class surfing at Bundoran 20 minutes away!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
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A Peaceful Retreat

  • 4 of 5

My family very much enjoyed the peace and quiet of the cottage during our recent stay. It was secluded enough to recharge in, yet still within a comfortable driving distance to Sligo, Bundoran and Donegal. The cottage was well equipped and Adele was quick to respond to questions and issues and ensured that our stay was as comfortable as possible. Our children enjoyed the selection of movies and games and we all enjoyed curling up by the fire on rainy evenings.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views!

  • 4 of 5

Very quiet cottage in a peace setting. Enjoyed the sounds of sheep nearby. Felt like staying in a family cottage. Owner and family were helpful. Cottage has games and movies to use. A dishwasher and outdoor furniture would make the stay more enjoyable.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review Brenda. So glad you enjoyed the cottage. You were so lucky to be there when there was a heat wave - very unusual in Ireland for May! Our last set of outdoor furniture was destroyed in a storm. It really is nice to be able to eat outside and enjoy the view so we'll definitely get more organized for this summer. No plans for a dishwasher though! My mother used to say "I've got seven of them." (meaning her children). We say the same to the kids and grand-kids when we're there!! But who knows, maybe one day. :-) Very best for your future travels and you're always welcome back to Ireland & the cottage, Amanda
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5

Secluded and peaceful in a dramatically beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I spent a lovely 6 weeks in the cottage. We were surrounded by beautiful mountains, a stream and peaceful pastures. Amanda & and her sister Adele were very accommodating and helpful, telling us about walks and things to do in the area, as well as making sure we were comfortable and well. They quickly responded when I told them the cafetiere was not working & replaced with a new one. The house is comfortable, with a large kitchen area and 2 full baths. I never lacked kitchen equipment to make our meals. I loved that the cottage is so close to both Donegal & Sligo. The closest village, Kinlough, has all the basic amenities, and a good pub to watch football! I recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marta and Gary, It was a pleasure to have you stay at the cottage and take such good care of it while you were there. We hope you'll have fond memories long into the future and wish you the very best for the remainder of your travels. You'll always be welcome back but we know the world is vast and there is much to explore! Amanda
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Quiet with amazing views

  • 4 of 5

We had a very comfortable stay here! The views are spectacular and it is close to so many things!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Trevor for being such wonderful guests at the cottage. We're so very glad that you enjoyed it and that it was a good place from which to explore the beauty of Ireland. I must apologies for the '4 stars' in the review of you as guests - it was because I did it from my phone and the screen was so small I made an error - it was meant to be five stars. I've tried to fix it since but it seems to be unchangeable. Apologies again but you were perfect guests! Very best to you and your wonderful family for the future! Amanda
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5

great break

  • 5 of 5

Friendly and helpful owners, beautiful views, handy for Bundoran beach, warm and comfortable house, wish we could have stayed longer and hope to return again. Thanks a lot.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Elsa, Thanks for taking the time to do a review - its very much appreciated. Glad you had a good time at the cottage and it worked well for your visit. Thank you for leaving the place so clean and tidy - we'd hardly know you had stayed at all. You're welcome back anytime, of course. Very best!
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Wonderful rural get-away

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this rural cottage with breathtaking views in every direction. Amanda was a wonderful host, explaining the particulars of the heating system and the wood stove that was available to supplement. She also directed us to some special nearby walks that were delightful. We ate our meals here and had everything we needed. Thanks to her for sharing her place with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for doing the review. So happy that it worked out and you got to enjoy the space and the area. Thank you for leaving it so very clean and tidy! Very best and hope to see you again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Knock
Nearest Barpub
4.4 Miles
The Village Bar or the Wellington, Kinlough
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Belfast
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Bundoran
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Derry
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
The Courthouse, Kinlough
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Bundoran
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

Please tell us a little about your group when you book/make an inquiry.

We arrange a phone call with guests prior to a visit. This allows us to explain access to the property and provide information on attractions in the area. It also protects us and the guests - you know we're real and want to make sure you're time at the cottage is as good as it could be, and we know guests will be trustworthy custodians of the house during their stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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