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The Garden Cottage @ Clonalis House Self Catering

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  1. 6 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 5 beds
  4. 3 baths
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The approach to the Clonalis estate is through a set of magnificent gates along an avenue which meanders through pasture & parkland of oak & copper beach trees. The Courtyard at Clonalis has 4 self catering cottages which retain all the elegance of the Georgian period. These superb holiday homes are comfortable residences with all modern comforts. Our guests can choose to unwind beside the fire with a good book or are free to enjoy the peace and serenity of our 700 acre estate.

The space
The Garden Cottage situated in the walled garden at Clonalis House sleeps up to six people and comprises of two twin bedrooms & one double room all having either a shower or bath ensuite. Downstairs has an open plan kitchen/dining area with open fireplace & a sunny comfortable sitting room with wonderful views into the walled garden. There are also a hard tennis court & b.b.q. area exclusively available for guests’ use.

Electricity is included in the rate with 6 hours heating per day during the summer & 7 hours heating per day in the winter additional heating is charged at €1.90 per hour.

At Clonalis we have four self catering cottages: The Orchard, Mews & Stewards House including The Garden Cottage. Overall we can accommodate 25 people in all of our Self Catering Cottages in the heart of County Roscommon making Clonalis ideal for groups of family or friends wanting to holiday together or to celebrate anniversaries, birthdays, etc.

The Forge at Clonalis has been restored to provide a large self-contained room that offers guests with group accommodation bookings (all 4 cottages) the facility to dine and socialise together. The Old Forge has seating for 25 & has been sensitively restored with a large welcoming fireplace.

Clonalis is a great base for walking groups with our woodlands forming part of the Suck Valley Way Walk and Beara Breifne Way.

Well behaved dogs are allowed in our cottages.
Dogs have to be kept on a lead at all times when outside.
As there is a working farm on the estate owners are responsible for their dog at all times. We ask all owners to behave responsibly and clean up after their dog. A small cleaning charge of €20 per dog which is payable upon booking through the resolution centre or can be paid upon arrival.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Garden view
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Shared patio or balcony

Where you’ll be

Castlerea, Roscommon, Ireland

There is a SuperValu and Lidl in the town and 2 cafes Bastion Kitchen (Thurs-Sat) and Benneys Deli cafe (mon-sat). Benneys do great croissants that you can order online/by phone or in store the day before and collect them fresh and heat in your oven the next morning. The old stone house restaurant is 10 mins away and is open Thurs- Sunday.

Things to do

Locally in Roscommon

• Lough Key Forest Park & Activity Centre
Has ziplining, play kingdom, walking and cycling trails, biketrail, woodland Segway, orienteering, & boat tour.

• Horse riding at the Roscommon equestrian centre.

• Experience adventure on the banks of the River Shannon at the Shannon River adventure centre. Located beside scenic Lough Bofin, close to the villages of Rooskey and Dromod, Shannon River Adventure offers many fun-filled water and land based activities which include Kayaking, Canoeing, Archery, Mudslide, Orienteering, Pier-jumping, Climbing Wall, Island Trips, Summer Camps, Team-building - there's something to challenge and reward all ages and abilities. Prior Booking Essential

• Glendeer Pet Farm -Roscommon
Glendeer has something for every age including cuddly, cheeky animals, playgrounds, fairy trail, traditional farm cottage and lots more! There are plenty of facilities under cover so it is an enjoyable day out rain or shine!

• Tullyboyfarm -Roscommon
Tullyboy Farm is a family run real working visitor farm in a beautiful setting around a Georgian farmhouse and buildings with mature trees and lake views on the Roscommon and Leitrim border between Boyle and Carrick on Shannon and less that an h our from the Wild Atlantic Way.The attraction offers fun, educational and cultural activities for families, and all types of groups in a safe environment. There is a whole range of activities available, from miniature tractor barrel rides, straw dives for goodies, playground, lots of animals to get up close to and hand feed and cuddle, tractor trailer rides (if sufficient numbers permit), pony rides by lead rein (when available). Most of these are included in the day visit at no extra cost so it represents great value for money.

• Baysports Hodson Bay -Roscommon – Irelands largest watersports park.
Baysports just outside Athlone, is a great spot for families with its inflatable water park, kayak tours and pedalos. It also holds the Guinness World Record for the largest floating slide in the country.

Places to visit
Rathcroghan visitor centre
Rathcroghan Visitor Centre interprets the rich archaeology and mythology of a prehistoric royal site, which was home to fearsome Iron Age Warrior Queen Medb (Maeve), and starting place for the Tain Bo Cuailnge (Cattle Raid of Cooley), the oldest vernacular epic in European Literature.

• Roscommon Castle
• Strokestown Park and The Irish National Famine Museum

• Arigna Mining Experience
The visitor centre is located in a beautiful scenic location overlooking Lough Allen. The centre is a community inspired initiative that preserves the 400 year coal mining heritage of this area and allows visitors an insight into coal mining life as it was in the Arigna Valley for centuries.

Boyle Abbey
• Kings House in Boyle
Nearby Counties

Visit Nearby

• The shed distillery- Leitrim Home to gunpowder gin – tour of their distillery.

• Athlone castle visitor centre -Westmeath
The 13th century Athlone castle is a heritage attraction on the banks of the River Shannon. The castle's keep is a national monument, and the visitor centre brings to life the stories of the town and its people from ancient through to modern times.

• Clonmacnoise – the ancient monastic settlement from the 6th century.

The Rose of Innisfree Tourboat operates on the picturesque Lough Gill, in counties Sligo & Leitrim, Ireland. Experience some of the most spectacular scenery, spoken so fondly of by the poet WIillam Butler Yeats. All from the comfort of this 72 seating, all weather, magnificent vessel. Commentary on board. Full bar facilities available.

• Lough Gara Adventures: – Boyle Sligo (25mins away)
Horse riding, boating, farm pets, archery, clay pigeon shooting & assault course.

• Electric bike trails – Leitrim
Cycling for all the family on the traffic free Shannon Blueway in Leitrim Village and woodland trail in Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Bikes available for all fitness levels.

• Adventure Gently Ireland – Leitrim – guided canoe trips
With a minimum of tuition, from Graham and Adrienne your guides, Canadian canoeing gives the paddler a fresh perspective on nature, their surroundings and themselves. This is an environmentally friendly activity, where you take nothing but photographs and leave nothing behind but ripples.

Leitrim Surf Company specialise in guided stand-up paddleboarding safari’s on The Shannon Blueway and tours of the Leitrim coastline on the Wild Atlantic Way. We are fully mobile and can also provide tailor-made excursions on any river, lake, canal or sea; Leitrim and beyond…

• Knights & Conquest – Longford
Experience a time of Knights & Conquests in Irelands Hidden Heartlands. Don the clothes of our Norman ancestors and walk on an interactive journey through time. See what it feels like to be a king or queen in your own game of thrones.

Castlerea train station is c. 2 miles from the gates of the Clonalis Estate providing easy and comfortable access from Dublin and Galway for those people who don't like to drive.

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Clonalis House is now home to Richard and his family with a long history of welcoming guests to the Clonalis Estate in the O'Conor family.

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