House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Scottsborough Manor is a 4,000 sq ftl country manor (once the principal seat of the Scotts). Standing in grounds of approximately 2 acres surrounded by picturesque countryside. It is ideal for those family get-togethers,friends reunion, anglers and golfers retreat. Scottsborough welcomes children being essentially a family home, house trained pets are also welcome by arrangement. WE CAN NOW PROVIDE ON SEPARATE REQUEST 5 COURSE GOURMET MENUS FOR THAT SPECIAL EVENING OCCASION . ALSO NOTE WE CAN ORGANISE A MURDER MYSTERY EVENING AND/OR A RELAXING HOT TUB (SEPARATE CHARGES APPLY)
Approached through gates and a driveway, the manor stands on an elevated position overlooking a tiny hamlet. A few minutes walk from a Post office/general store and the pub! At weekends, May - late September the local pub has an outdoor covered barbeque area and a visit is highly recommended!
The interior is decorated in a blend of contemporary and antique furnishings. Drawing room with open fire. Dining room with open fire, table to seat 10 persons. Garden room with wall mounted 42" t.v. (Sky/Sky Plus) with doors leading to patio. Downstairs w.c/shower, suitable for disabled/elderly, kitchen, laundry room.
Upstairs off a galleried landing, there are 5 bedrooms (one with Jack and Jill ensuite) main bathroom and shower rooom.
Great attention to detail and personal touches are made to make our guests stay memorable. We pride ourselves on having most of our clientele return to us.
Theres a host of activities awaiting you in this lake land county of Northern Ireland, ideal for the fisherman, golfer or just those who want lots of places to see and things to do! Cruise on Upper Lough Erne, visit Crom Castle, Florence Court or Castle Coole, take a day trip to Enniskillen, Monaghan or Donegal via Belleek Pottery.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rossnowlagh 60 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast 100 km, Nearest railway: Portadown 70 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, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Total floor area of 4000 sq ft, Fully equipped kitchen, laundry room,downstairs wet room, garden room,dining room and drawing room. Garden room with 42 inch wall mounted TV and DVD, Bose music system and double French doors leading onto Patio. Note French doors are wheelchair friendly.Laundry room has washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities.
Kitchen with Dining table, dishwasher, fridgefreezer,Microwave and double oven and hob. Dining room with antigue table seats 10. Drawing room with open fire.
Upstairs 5 bedrooms, 4 double (1 being able to be converted into 2 singles) and 1 twin room. 4 bedrooms have wall mounted TVs with 1 en suite (Jack and Jill) and 1 family bathroom and 1 double shower room. Books,DVD and boardgames available for guests use.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside patio area with picnic table and benches, extensive lawns and gardens. Number of outbuildings extending to approximate 2 acres for the private use of guests. Goals can be set up on one of the lawns for that friendly game of football.
SOME WEEKEND RATES: 2 NIGHTS £350 3 NIGHTS £400 THROUGHOUT THE YEAR PLEASE CONTACT OWNER DIRECT TO SEE WHICH APPLY
PLEASE NOTE OUR SPECIAL OFFERS FOR MID WEEK IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2014
OFFER APPLIES TO TUES, WED, THURS - 2 NIGHT STAY £200, THIRD NIGHT £50 EXTRA
FOR JANUARY 2014- A 2 NIGHT WEEKEND BREAK WILL BE DISCOUNTED TO £300
IF BOOKED BY END OF DECEMBER 2013
FOR EASTER, BANK HOLIDAYS A 3 NIGHT MINIMUM RATES APPLIES
Deposit of 25% of overall rental must be paid on making reservation. The balance will become payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. Deposit refundable providing six weeks notice of cancellation made prior to date of arrival.
A security deposit will be required. To avoid conflict, an inspection of the property will be made prior to guests depart otherwise refund will have to be made after departure.
Cancellations may be made and deposits refunded provided cancellation is made in writing 6 weeks prior to arrival. No exceptions.
One of the double beds can be made into two singles, please advise us by prior arrangement.
We will make every endeavour to accommodate disabled/elderly, please advise of any requirements necessary to make their stay enjoyable.
Smoking is restricted to outside of the property
The County Fermanagh region
Fermanagh is rightly classified as the Irish Lake District , ideal for that boating, fishing, walking holiday.
Some very good restaurants are in the locality with good local and French cusine.
There are state of the art Horse Riding facilities at Castle Leslie approx 20 miles away.
Also visit the historic town of Armagh with its famous twinned spired cathedral.
Things to do and see
Golfing:- Slieve Russell, Co Cavan, 18 hole championship course, Castle Coole, Enniskillen 18 hole parkland course, Castle Hume, Enniskillen 18 hole championship course (designed by Nick Faldo exceptional standard)
Fishing:- Upper Lough Erne renowned for its pike, bream, roach and tench. Local lakes available for Trout fishing. All permits and tackle may be obtained at Erne Tackle, Main St, Lisnaskea.(8 miles)
National Trust Properties:- Crom Estate ideal for those woodland. lakeside walks, fishing also available.(5 miles) Florence Court and Castle Coole with their fine old country house and gardens.
Marble Arch Caves, Belleek Pottery and Ancient Burial grounds at Devenish Island, Fine old military museum in Enniskillen whereby you can also take boat rides on Loch Erne. Travel into Donegal and go to Rossnowlagh beach for fine surfing in the Atlantic breakers and then go to visit historic Donegal town.
Travel further afield to the famous Giants Causeway and Bushmills Distillery (have a teetotal driver!!).
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9 Jun 2014
"All it promised to be, not one single complaint"
Scottsborough Manor turned out to be everything it had promised to be. We were a family of 8 celebrating our mother's 80th birthday and it was 36 years since we'd all stayed in the same hou… More
23 Apr 2014
"Fantastic house for fun family gathering"
If looking for a large family friendly house for a relaxing weekend or a comfortable base from which to explore County Fermanagh then look no further. From the warm welcome received from our host to t… More
17 Sep 2013
"A Fantastic House, equipped with everything you could want/need."
We had a fantastic long weekend break as a group of 10 adults celebrating a special birthday. The owner Will, could not have been more helpful from the booking process to the warm welcome and guided … More
2 Jul 2013
"Perfect house for large groups - couldn't have asked for more from owners."
We were a group of 9 adults and 4 young children on a weekend getaway, and were worried we would be on top of each other. However this was absolutely not the case. The house was so big, we all had our own space. We kept the drawing room and dining room as "adult" areas for once the kids were in bed, which worked really well. The number of bathrooms was also a big plus for such a large group.
The gardens were amazing - so much space for running around and the see-saw in the back garden was well utilised. We made good use of the courtyard area too for BBQs in the evenings.
We had organised a Tesco delivery for the Friday evening when we arrived, which I would recommend. We didn't need to go to the shops all weekend. The house is incredibly well equipped for cooking - every utensil you could possibly need and plenty of plates/cups etc for a large group. The owner - Will -couldn't have been more welcoming, he even left us a bottle of wine and some cakes which was a really lovely touch. He was also incredibly prompt at replying to any email queries during the booking process.
We spent the majority of our long weekend in the house and gardens but did take a trip to Marble Arch caves and into Enniskillen (both a drive away).
All in all would highly recommend this property - we are already planning a return trip. The house was summed up pretty well by one of the 3 year olds who described it as "just wow".
7 Jan 2013
"Peaceful setting, a place for a relaxed family holiday"
We and our extended family spent a most enjoyable week at Scottsboro Manor over the New Year period 2012/13. Our welcome and guided tour at the start were super, and we were made to feel at home very… More
We fully appreciate Rosanne Sodzis comments as we pride ourselves on keeping a high standard at all times and be very responsive to our guests requests. Their enjoyment and lasting memories of Scottsboro are of paramount importance to ourselves. It was very unfortunate that these 2 glitches happened over the festive season and as such took longer than usual to have fixed.
4 Nov 2012
"Lovely Scottsborough Manor"
From my first contact with the owner I was impressed with the easy and friendly way my questions were dealt with. The house is exactly as it appears in the advertisment. On arrival we were met by the owner who supplied us with cakes and information on the house. It was the ideal house for the ten of us, comfortable, warm and had everything we needed. We mainly stayed around the house for the weekend, apart from one visit to Enniskillen to buy food and wine. I intend returning to Scottsborough Manor with another group of friends early in 2013..
8 Oct 2012
"Elegance, comfort and hospitality"
We enjoyed a long weekend at Scottsboro Manor with family members ranging in age from 89 to 4 years old. What a lovely time we all had! Will and his son Arlo were there to meet us and show us around… More
28 Aug 2012
"Fantastic family holiday in beautiful house and glorious surroundings"
We went to Scottsboro Manor to celebrate my sister's 40th birthday and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. The house was beautiful and the furnishings luxurious. We were a party of 14 with 8 kids and there was ample room for all of us with the adults able to retreat to the magnificent drawing room for some peace and relaxation. There was a great selection of books and dvds to keep everyone occupied and the large dining room was great for late night games of monopoly as well as dinner.
Would definitely recommend Scottsboro Manor for family get togethers and Will and Arlow were very friendly and welcoming. We are hoping that this will be the first of many family get togethers at this wonderful house.
Many Thanks to Will and family.
20 Aug 2012
"Absolutely a dream place to stay.... to the manor born!!"
A fabulous experience in such a lovely family home. Three groups of family and we all had our own space. Beautiful garden for the kids to play tennis, football, rounders, ride bikes and run free. Every luxury you would expect from such a well thought out holiday let at this end of the market.
Audrey, William and the kids were so welcoming and made our kids feel relaxed straight away. We spent days out at Castle Coole, Marble Arch Caves, Castle Leslie and many an evening at Galloon Jetty for the kids to water ski and lark around. However my favourite bit was coming back to the house for a lovely evening overlooking open fields and country walks. Nobody wanted to go home when the time came to an end.
I would recommend this holiday home very highly and cannot wait to revisit.
9 May 2012
We visited Scottsboro Manor for a long weekend last August to celebrate my dad's 70th - there were 3 generations there (including a 2 year old!) so we were a bit concerned we would be in each others pockets! It turned out we had nothing to worry about.!
It is a really beautiful house - that is also obviously a much loved family home. We felt like guests of a close friend as there were nothing at all that we needed that was not provided. Furniture, decor, utilities were all perfect and beyond what we expected. Lovely personal but simple touches eg a vast selection of DVD's and beautiful rooms including a cosy living area, a library and a massive country kitchen which was well equipped - along with magnificent dining room and dining table (for our takeaway as we were all too lazy to cook!)
Audrey and Will were so helpful before we arrived through their correspondence and were there to meet us to show us around the house and gardens. We also loved the gardens and my toddler loved the space - as did our two dogs. We actually took a photo of us all at the front of the house and have it on canvas in our living room at home. My little boy keeps asking when we are going back to the big house!
The barbecue in the local pub (a short walk down the road) was recommended - and it was indeed great - with a covered area if the weather is bad.
We would definately go back, just looking for another family celebration as an excuse for us all to get together again!
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