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Schoolhouse exterior

Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

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
Access Car advised
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

Standard Iron
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture
Further details indoors

This is a restored former schoolhouse.

Further details

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.

Collooney

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.

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Review 1-2 of 2

1 Nov 2012

5/5

"Quaint, peaceful and full of character"

This is a beautiful property, really well maintained and decorated in keeping with it's history as a schoolhouse. The main bedroom is spacious but the second bedroom is tight for space. There was… More

3 Oct 2012

5/5

"Sligo Gem"

This is a lovely old school house that was wonderfully restored by Irish Landmark Trust. It is very comfortable and it was well stocked for our self catering needs. We know this part of south Sligo very well and found the location great for walking in the Ox mountains and drives over "Ladies Brae" to the coast at Templeboy and Easkey. The river outside the gates is so pretty - think it's called the Owenbeg - makes you think you are so far away from everything - when in fact you are only a 20 minute drive away from Sligo town. We couldn't fault this house and it's lovely gardens, one morning we woke up to see a deer on the lawn! Sligo is a county that doesn't seem to get the interest of tourists - well I can't see why - it has everything - but most of all lovely people! The woman who manages this house is really lovely and the house is immaculate - you can eat your dinner off the floor (if that's your thing!)

Thank you for this lovely review. Sarah is indeed one of Irish Landmark's wonderful House Managers. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at the Schoolhouse.

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:20 Aug 2014

Based in Ireland

Languages spoken
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