The Lough Erne Resort Cottage
About the home
Double Award Winning (as voted by you) 5* NITB rated cottage is stunning, located on the luxurious 5*Lough Erne Resort in the heart of the Fermanagh Lakelands. Voted Hall of Fame House in UK, No 5 enjoys the optimal location on the Resort, with breathtaking views directly overlooking and running onto the Lakes (20 meters from patio); the scenic Collop NatureWalk around Lower Lough Erne and Castlehume Lough (15meters); the AA internationally rated 5* Lough Erne Hotel & Spa (150meters via roped footbridge); and feature Par 3 Waterhole on the renowned 18 hole Nick Faldo Championship GolfCourse (tee 20meters away). The house is in the middle of the Nick Faldo and a two minute walk from the Lough Erne Club House & Restaurant. The Faldo Teaching Academy, Castle Hume Golf Championship Course & Club House are only 150m from the front door giving you access to a further 18 holes of golf.
If you require accommodation for a function at the Hotel, Walking, Golfing, Fishing, Boating,a break with Family or Friends, or simply want to relax and enjoy the 4 delicious Onsite Restaurants (including the quaint Halfway House on the Collop Walk, the Loughside Clubhouse, the grazing menu at the cosy Blaney Bar or the dining experience of the Catalonia Restaurant) and worldclass Thai Spa Facilities - everything is on your doorstep. It offers Tranquillity, Activity and Magic.
Patio on the Lake - There is a large green Garden and partially enclosed Patio/Bbq area which attracts the sun (with beautiful patio furniture and outdoor couch) at the front of the cottage, with double french doors upstairs and down, allowing perfect views of the Golfers, Lakes (safeguarded by Collop Walkway), Flyfishing, Wildlife, Seaplanes & Hotel - ideal for playing children or just relaxation.
The cottage itself is unique and very special (see pictures). It has been selected by Holiday Lettings as its feature prize for its 2011 Hall of Fame Houses in the UK. It has also been voted by guests as a winner in the 2011 Hall of Fame Gallery. The interiors has separately been featured by the leading Northern Ireland Homes Magazine.
It has been decorated with the most interesting pieces and dressed with rich and cosy bespoke fabrics. It has 2 inviting Fires, TV/DVD/CD/Wi-fi & Library stocked with vast selection of DVDs, interesting Books, Games and Toys for adults and children alike. It has 3 gorgeous double Bedrooms; a stunning Living Room; large open plan Siematic Kitchen with whitewashed oak floors, pillars and breakfast bar; 6/8 seater Dining Area; Games Room/Snug; Library spilling with natural ceiling light;& 2 delux Bathrooms, offering standalone bath or power shower. It can sleep up to 6 people comfortably (with an additional pull out bed for additional guest).
The Resort is situated about 3km from Enniskillen Town providing excellent access to all that Enniskillen and Fermanagh have to offer - shops/market, nightlife, museums, lake tours, boating, caves, historic houses and wildlife and play parks. It also provides the perfect base for anyone wishing to visit the beautiful beaches in Co Sligo or Donegal.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Rossnowlagh - County Donegal, 20km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
This beautiful cottage exudes an elegant French country house style that reflects a sophisticated blend of past and present sitting side by side with the Lough. The House is 1500 sq ft ( 162 sq m) and is finished to an exceptionally high specification. It has been decorated to be enjoyed on long sunny days or cosy winter ones. It has plush furnishings and fabrics, an ideal place to lounge and chill.
The Kitchen and Downstairs Living Area
The downstairs dining/snug area comfortably seats 8 to 10 people and is part of an open plan kitchen. This area includes a snug area based around a cosy fire, a French Beaux Arts Siematic kitchen with whitewashed oak floors, an island and two luxury bar stools and an old French oak kitchen table with 6 antique chairs for dining.
The kitchen has a built in dishwasher, fridge/freezer, traditional Lacanche French range with a Belfast Sink.
The ground floor also has a Utility room (with a washing machine, dryer an additional fridge, washing materials, iron and ironing board, coat-racks and storage space and a fisherman's feature wall), a downstairs bathroom (which has a traditional stand alone bath with shower accessories) and 2 bedrooms.
The Terrace and Porch Living Area (overlooking, and within 20m of, Lake, Golf Course and Collop Walk)
Running directly off the kitchen are two large patio doors opening directly onto a beautiful porch and patio area which has been made up with a large round off white day lily wrought iron table, 5 luxurious wrought iron chairs with cushions and a luxurious porched couch. A large gas BBQ which can be used in all weather due to the open plan porch.
The Stairs and Library Area
The bottom floor of the house is open plan and runs upstairs with the stairs running out of the kitchen into a spacious upstairs living area which benefits from a skylight pitched roof. It is decorated with luxurious carpets, wallpaper, antique French mirrors, chandeliers and armchairs with a spacious reading area beside a large cherry-wood bookcase. This area is an idyllic reading area or is alternatively perfect for relaxing.
The Upstairs Living Room
The feature Living room in this house is situated upstairs with a floor to ceiling and wall to wall window (dressed with silk) to avail of the stunning views over the 5th hole of the Faldo Golf Course, Castlehume Lake and the Hotel itself. This is the feature room of the house, large with a pitched roof, traditional marble fireplace, log fire, drinks cabinet, desk, side-tables and large soft sinking couches etc.
Master Bedroom with En Suite
Master Bedroom – large spacious room with 6ft king size Marie Antoinette carved bed & walk in dressing room. There is a large window dressed with warm curtains, a cosy love seat and feature antique dressing table, walk in fully fitted high spec wardrobes and a quaint and pretty en suite with a combination of marble and Belfast brick tiles, traditional wainscotting and ornate wallpaper set off by antique chandalier and mirrors.
En Suite comprises of large high power shower, toilet & wash hand basin - all bathrooms have heated towel rails.
Bedroom 2 (Downstairs)
View of second bedroom - includes a beautiful painted double bed with matching ornate side tables, a chandelier, wallpapers and matching toile blinds with feature trimmings - also includes a fully fitted out wardrobe adjoining the room.
Bedroom 3 (Downstairs)
Third Bedroom – furnished with two solid cherrywood single French beds with an extra roll out trundle bed. It is decorated with wallpapers and blinds and also has a fully fitted adjoining wardrobe - also includes a fully fitted out wardrobe adjoining the room.
Main Bathroom (downstairs) - includes standalone luxury bath, antique features, old world feature tiles and wallpaper.
- Cot and highchair
- Children's Toys/Books,
- DvD Player/grown up DVDs
- Electric Aga
- Baking facilities
- Toasted Sandwich Maker
- Life Jackets - 2 adult/3 children
Further details outdoors:
At the rear of the property overlooking the Lough, the feature Par3 Waterhole fifth and the resort itself. there is a stunning patio area.
The Terrace and Porch Living Area
Situated directly off the kitchen two patio doors open directly onto a beautiful porch and patio area which has been dressed with a large round off white day lily wrought iron table, 5 luxurious wrought iron chairs with cushions and a luxurious porched couch. A large gas BBQ which can be used in all weather due to the open plan porch. Perfect to watch the golfers, fishermen, walkers, wildlife, seaplanes or Hotel.
There is dedicated Parking for 2 cars.
Booking Form available on Owner's website
Deals available at discretion of Owner.
Housekeeper before and after.
No smoking in the house
Great for Golf
The County Fermanagh region
The Resort (with all its onsite amenities) is situated 4 miles from Enniskillen Town, providing complete access to all that Fermanagh has to the offer and the captivating beauty it is renowned for. For centuries visitors to Fermanagh have found themselves captivated by the mysterious and overwhelming charms of Ireland’s Lakeland County. A place firmly rooted in history and legend, it boasts a magnificent landscape, as rich in history as it is in beauty. It also provides the perfect base to the sandy beaches and rugged coastline of Donegal and Sligo
There are a multitude of Outdoor and Indoor activities including:
- 4 delicious outdoor and indoor Restaurants (onsite!)
-Boat hire, lake cruisers and scheduled boat trips
-Magical Sea Plane trips over the lakes (which land in front of the house)
-Water sports – sailing, canoeing ,water skiing and jet skis, wakeboarding
-Archery, Clay Shooting, Deer Stalking
-Flying lessons at local airport
-4x4 Off Road Driving
-Cycling and Mountain Biking
-Walking and Jogging
-Bird watching and conservation
-Horse riding and pony trekking
-Beautiful Donegal beaches, just 30 minutes
-Excellent Game Fishing on many of the local rivers an on Lough Erne itself
-Excellent Coarse Fishing - a world renowned location with many international competions held here
Local Places of interest :
-The famous Marble Arch Caves
-Lusty Beg Activity Centre
-The famous Beleek China Pottery Visitors Centre
-Castle Coole Park , Florence Court House and Park and Old Crom Castle Estate – all National Heritage Centres
-The legendary Enniskillen Castle , with guided tours
-The 6th Century Monastic Ruins and Round Tower on Devenish Island
-For centuries visitors to Fermanagh have found themselves captivated by the mysterious and
overwhelming charms of Ireland’s Lakeland County. A place firmly rooted in history and legend, it
boasts a magnificent landscape, as rich in history as it is in beauty. The spirit of this island paradise
is intrinsically linked to it’s tranquil waters. Here is a land of calm and serenity. A place that can
bestow a rare and precious gift - the feeling of having the world all to yourself.
Lough Erne Golf Resort, is the ultimate expression in old world heritage and new world Five Star
-Several outdoor play parks
-Indoor soft toy/activity Centre with cafe for adults (Castle Island)
-Putting Green on-site for children (Himalayas)
-Watch the cows being milked at Tikety Moo Dairy Farm
The Enniskillen / Lough Erne Golf Resort area
Its just 3 km away and the most gorgeous old town, with long winding streets to spend a lazy afternoon or enjoy lots to do and see, including
- great nightlife, pubs and restaurants
- quaint boutiques
- lots of inviting coffee shops
- most interesting antique and art galleries
- award winning butchers and fresh vegetables shops and delicatessans
- an array of great restaurants, from the atmosheric Francos to Cafe Merlot, Number 6 etc
- lots of traditional and fun bars bars, including Blakes on the Hollow, The crow's nest, Pat's bar etc
- a shopping centre with all modern shops, hair and beauty (Erneside)
- lots of homeware and furniture shops
- Omniplex cinema
How to get there
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The 5* cottage is nestled beside the lake on the 5 star Lough Erne Resort, just a few minutes drive from Enniskillen Town. Once in Enniskillen, take the Belleek Raod for 4 miles. The 5 * Lough Erne Resort is situated on the right hand side. Lough Erne Village is the first turn left along the entrance, before the bridge to the Hotel.
Distance from Belfast to property is 80 miles - 90 minutes by car
Distance from Dublin to proprty is 100 miles - 120 minutes by car
Co Donegal - 30 minutes by car
-Belfast City Airport ( George Best) /Belfast International Airport - approx 80 miles
-City Of Derry Airport - approx 85 miles
(Airlines with direct access to Northern Ireland & the airports listed above are Easy Jet, Ryan Air, BMI, Flybe, Aer Lingus and Jet 2 .Com)
(All of the major car hire rental firms are available at both airports: Rent a car, Hertz, Avis, Europocar etc.)
Ferry: 3 potential routes
Stranraer ( Scotland ) to Larne or Belfast ( slow and fast ferry service )
Hollyhead to Dublin ( slow or fast service )
Liverpool to Belfast ( slow boat service )
Activities near Enniskillen
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
20 Nov 2012
Five old school friends decided that a catch-up was long overdue! Rather than the usual dinner, we decided to 'escape' from the husbands and children and have a much needed weekend of... more
08 Oct 2012
This cottage has it all, the location is stunning with views over the Lough to the Lough Erne Hotel. The interior is pure luxury with every conceivable extra and so many extra special touches. We... more
29 Aug 2012
I stayed here last week with my husband and three-year-old son and we had a great time.
It had everything we were looking for in a short break. It was the perfect, luxurious getaway.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Summer||24 May 13||1 Oct 13||£ 1195||£ 250||£ 275||2 Nights|
|October - December||1 Oct 13||20 Dec 13||£ 795||£ 200||£ 250||2 Nights|
|Xmas/NY||20 Dec 13||5 Jan 14||£ 1195||£ 250||£ 275||2 Nights|
|Jan-Mar||13 Mar 14||14 Mar 14||£ 795||£ 200||£ 250||2 Nights|
|April/May||14 Mar 14||30 May 14||£ 895||£ 225||£ 275||2 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Special Deals on offer - please call owner - 07725212399.
All prices are at the owner's absolute discretion.
All prices include vat, linen and reasonable heat, electricity & gas.
Housekeeper before and after stay.
Weekend/peak rates normally apply also to Easter, Midterm, Christmas, Bank Holidays and holiday periods.
Prices may vary for group sizes.
1 night stay available at an increased cost.Enquire now
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