Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Built in the 1860s, The Schoolhouse, Annaghmore is an attractive rural building picturesquely located by the Owenmore River and surrounded by mature woodland. The building retains many original decorative features including ornamental wooden bargeboards and lattice windows surmounted by wooden hood mouldings. The most striking feature is the projecting oriel window on the upper east gable.The L-shaped one and a half storey building originally comprised of a two-storey accommodation area (the schoolmaster's residence) and a double height schoolroom.
This property is particularly suited to 2 couples; or a couple and 2 young children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Strandhill 10 km|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Knock 44 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Further details indoors|
This is a restored former schoolhouse.
Light and heat is additional to the rental price
The North West Ireland region
Described as the "Land of Heart's Desire" in his early poems, the county of Sligo is depicted by the well known Irish poet, W B Yeats as wild and romantic. It is full of beauty, archaeology and folklore.
County Sligo's beautiful scenery was an inspiration for Yeats, who is buried at Drumcliffe Churchyard, under loaf-shaped Benbulben Mountain. A beautiful drive, running north from the town of Sligo, brings the visitor deep in Yeats country.
Sligo is an ideal destination for the outdoor enthusiast.
Sligo's unique landscape offers a huge range of activities including championship golf courses, surfing and horseracing. Lissadell House, once home to countess Markievicz, is a good family attraction, with a lovely beach nearby. The mountains of Benbulben and Knocknarea are a spectacular backdrop for hiking enthusiasts and the immediate area also offers a variety of easy by awe-inspiring coastal cliff top and peninsula hill walkways.