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Meath Self Catering Cottage - The Quoin Stone

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

This unique barn conversion is in a village location a stroll from the local pubs, shops and pitch and putt course. It has been restored to the highest standard and has 3 bedrooms, a solid fuel burner and a wonderful multi level garden area with an enclosed play area for small children. Original stone walls are exposed and these blend nicely with modern day touches.

The cottage is fully equipped. It makes a great touring base for the North East Coast of Ireland. It is close to historical sites including Newgrange, Hill of Tara, Loughcrew Cairns, Mellifont Abbey, Trim Caste (Braveheart movie), Kells High Crosses and the Jumping Church (Ardee). Close to beaches (40 mins drive) and breathtaking scenery including the Cooley Penninsula. Dun a Ri Forest park is a 10 mins drive. Drumconrath is regarded as a great course fishing/angling area and has many lakes close by including Lough Bracken (1 mile); Corstown (2 miles) and Ballyhoe (3 miles). Fresh water fishing is also available on the River Dee (1 mile). We have fishing rods and bicycles which guests can avail of free of charge.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Clogherhead 20 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2.5 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dublin 60 km, Nearest railway: Drogheda 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The East Ireland region

The rich heritage of County Meath ensures that every visit is memorable. Don't miss the chance to visit the world renowned prehistoric tombs at Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange), and the site of the Battle of the Boyne, located near Oldbridge. Kells with its high cross and round tower, the splendid Norman Castle at Trim, the fabled Hill of Tara near Navan and the holy Hill of Slane are just some of the sites to be explored. There is horse racing at Fairyhouse – the home of the Irish Grand National, - Bellewstown and Navan. Special gardens to visit at Trim, Dunboyne and Kells, and Fishing in the River Boyne, the Royal Canal, Louth Sheelin and Drumconrath lakes. The wide range of equestrian centres and golf courses throughout the county, including the links at Bettystown/Laytown make Meath a destination worth discovering.

Drumconrath

The cottage is in the village of Drumconrath which is a rural farming village set in drumlin countryside and surrounded by small lakes. It is also a long-established angling centre. Lough Bracken is a 2km walk from the cottage and makes for a nice early morning stroll. Other lakes within close proximity include Corstown (3km) and Balrath (4km) and the River Dee (2km) are also close by. There are many picturesque locations including Dun a Ri National Forest Park (12km); the local bog (Ferdia Bog 2 km); beach (20km).

Although situated in Co Meath, we border 3 other counties - Louth, Cavan and Monaghan. Our local towns include Ardee, Co Louth (8km); Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan (16km); Kingscourt , Co Cavan (12km) and Navan, Co Meath (20km), Kells (25 km) and Trim (30km). Dublin City is a one hour drive and Belfast is 1.5 hours.

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7 Jun 2014

5/5

"Brilliant"

On arrival we recieved a warm Irish wecome. The accomodation was brilliant with everything we needed. Kieran the owner was the perfect host. He took us to see some historical sites in his own car. Wha… More

18 Apr 2014

5/5

"The most excellent vacation! Wonderful location and owners!"

This is a magical area that you will most certainly want to revisit. The owners of this lovely location were beyond hospitable from the moment we arrived. This location assisted in making my dream o… More

25 Jan 2014

5/5

"Looking forward to staying there again this year!"

We first stayed at the Quoin Stone in 2011 and received a warm welcome from Mr Rooney, there were vases of fresh flowers and home made treats waiting for us. The property was clean and spacious and i… More

24 Jan 2014

5/5

"Beautiful place to stay between Dublin & Belfast"

This rental was just what we needed. Excellent location for getting to both Dublin and Belfast and beyond. The cottage is beautifully done with old stone walls and a modern look as well. The host was … More

23 Jan 2014

4/5

"Comfortable cottage in friendly village"

We stayed at Quoin Stone in June 2012, the accommodation was well equipped and very comfortable. The cottage is in a pleasant and dog friendly village which is a good base for exploring the local area… More

22 Jan 2014

5/5

"Warm, comfortable, and tastefully decorated"

My wife and I have only stayed in the 2 bedroom rental. We have been there on our own, with friends, and with family members from the US at different times over the period of 3 years. Everyone has f… More

21 Jan 2014

5/5

"Lovely hosts and a quaint and comfortable home away from home."

The Quoin Stone is a lovely place on two floors. Roomy with a well-fitted kitchen. The place was clean and charming. A very short walk to the local pub. Also, you are centered in a excellent location … More

6 Jan 2014

1/5

"Disgracefull Attitude by owner"

We rented this cottage of Mr Kieran Rooney, on the 30th of December 2012 - January 3rd, the house was okay, our problems started the first night we were thereShockingly the house was filled with some … More

11 Sep 2013

5/5

"Friendly"

Clean accomodation and family friendly. Host went above and beyond to make us welcome.The accomodation was well placed for all the areas we needed to visit.… More

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