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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
The Cottage will sleep seven people and holds the 3 Star award of Bord Failte (Irish Tourist Board).
This delightful white-washed building dating back to pre-1800s and surrounded by wonderfully peaceful open countryside. A perfect rural retreat from which to explore the lovely Cooley Penninsula.
Built in traditional style, the cottage has a cosy sitting room with solid fuel stove, TV, Video, 3 bedrooms; 1 double bed, 1 double and single bed, 1 twin bed, 1 cot, a bathroom with shower, a shower room, 2 toilets and a newly fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine/drier, fridge, microwave.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dublin / Belfast 90 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7|
About this location
The Province of Leinster region
County Louth is the smallest county in Ireland, it is the 'wee county'. However it is the place of much myth, legend and history. It is named after the great Irish God, Lugh. There is much history around here, including the Vikings and Carlingford Lough.
Ruined monasteries, high crosses, dolmens, cairns, medieval castles, gates and walls all illustrate an awe-inspiring past. Louth is a place where thousands of years of history and myth combine with undulating valleys and mountains and where visitor attractions are all within easy reach. For over 6000 years people have lived here, and have left behind them rich legacies from bygone eras.
Louth offers a wide range of visitor attractions where leisure hours can be filled with both stimulating and relaxing pleasures. Whether the visitor requires a quiet break or demands an action packed holiday, the county abounds with interesting places to see and a myriad of things to do whether it's walking, cycling, angling, golf, riding or watersports.
The sweeping backdrop of the green Slieve Foye - the highest mountain in Louth - provides Carlingford with a magnificent setting of raw beauty. A renowned Heritage Town, Carlingford is brimming with remnants of its medieval origins. As well as enjoying an unrivalled location, the village provides a wide range of quality accommodation and restaurants.
Dundalk has strong connections with the mythical hero Cúchulainn. The town is also of Norman foundation and was a significant market town throughout the middle ages. The splendid County Museum is housed in a renovated 18th century warehouse.
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28 Jan 2015
"Heaven on Earth"
This was our 15th year coming to Glenmore cottage, we stayed 2 weeks as we usually do and to be honest we never want to leave, it is so peaceful and relaxing, The cottage is kept at a very high stan… More
So pleased you had such a great holiday in Glenmore cottage, look forward to many more times, it is much appreciated Sheila
2 Sep 2014
I stayed here with my husband and grandchildren we had to leave after 3 days.The place was overrun with mice I found a dead one under the chair in the living room. Obviously the place had not been cle… More
I accept that this guest complained of mice and I did immediately offer them money back I also offered alternative accommodation which they refused . I was of course surprised and upset to hear that there was mice and have taken steps to ensure that the problem was eradicated. However I cannot accept that the house was dirty as we employ a team of cleaners each week to accommodate the changeover.
11 Jan 2014
"Old world charm and peace"
The owner Sheila Barry could not have been more helpful and friendly. She gave us some ideas on local halloween things and walks and history of the property. We overpaid and she returned it promptly. … More
really appreciate you returning for the third time, look forward to seeing you again in a happier time for you, thank you Sheila
13 Oct 2013
Stayed for a week with kids and dogs to attend a family wedding. Really lovely traditional cottage with everything you need and more.So cosy and peaceful lots of space to run around outside.Would go … More
ThANK YOU SO MUCH, REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR NICE KIND WORDS, MAY I add it was a pleasure having you, hope to see you another time Sheila
4 Sep 2013
"gorgeous quiet cottage"
Glenmore Cottage is just as advertised: a cosy 15th century cottage in a quiet cul de sac surrounded by sheep and cows, on a gorgeous little mountain, a short drive from the sea and perfectly situated… More
really appreciate your decription of glenmore cottage in this beautiful cooley peninsula, look forward to another visit kind regards Sheila
31 Aug 2013
"Perfect week in a beautiful location"
I stayed at the cottage for 1 week in August with my husband, 5 year old son and 65 year old father. It was perfect. We couldn't of asked for a better location to explore the surrounding countryside as well as Northern Ireland. We took advantage of the hiking trails and loved to wake up to the sounds of sheep in the morning. We will definitely be back. Sheila was a fantastic hostess and the cottage was cozy and well equipped. We did have to hike half way up the mountain for Internet but it was a beautiful view!!
Yes you did stay and delighted you enjoyed our beautiful scenery and old world
cottage, appreciate you coming and hope to see you soon again Sheila
12 Jun 2013
"Didn't know heaven existed on earth"
Shelia, the owner, was superb from the off set. The house is immaculately clean, superbly situated and incredibly cosy and inviting. We stayed here for two nights. It was not enough. We could have sta… More
Iam really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much,and look forward to more visits, thanks for your lovely comments
29 Apr 2013
"The perfect place for some peace and quiet with beautiful scenery incluced. ."
My wife and I stayed in Glenmore for a short break in April. It is a fantastic place if you are looking for some peace and quiet away from the everyday stresses and strains of life in general. The cottage is very quaint and full of character whilst having all the necessities for modernday living. It is situated in the heart of the Cooley mountains with excellent walks on your doorstep. Carlingford is only a 10 minute drive away and Newry approximately 20 minutes drive. Sheila (owner) is a wonderful lady and could not do enough for us. I would not hesitate to recommend this cottage for a complete and relaxing break or holiday.
Thank you so much for spending your break in glenmore cottage and look forward to your next visit
4 Nov 2012
"This was a really good family holiday one of the few we all remember"
The cottage in a superb location one hour from Dublin and One hour from Belfast and all in the middle of rolling hills and incredible scenery. My grandsons aged 6,4and 18 months were up at he crack of dawn to get out and walk over their farm and check the sheep. There was a bit of rain but it did not keep us in because all you needed was wellies and waterproofs. The cottage was warm and exceptionally comfortable. We had everything needed for four adults and three kids especially a good washing machine and clothes dryer.
All in All I would rate the cottage and the experience 11 out of 10 fantastic.
As Arnie says we will be back.
yOU WERE A PLEASURE TO HAVE,AND LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT VISIT
23 Sep 2012
"Comfortable cottage in a great location"
Glenmore is a cosy traditional cottage with modern amenities.It is in a perfect location to enjoy the stunning scenery and tranquility, yet is just 10 minutes to Carlingford. We enjoyed the nearby beaches,forest parks and hills,and all on our doorstep.
Patsy and Sheila are a charming couple , I enjoyed meeting them and hearing about the history of the house.
We plan to return in the Springtime!
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR COMING, WE ENJOYED HAVING YOU, ANDE HOPE TO SEE YOU AGAIN SOON SHEILA
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