Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This house appears quite modest but actually consists of three very spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom in the home has en suite facilities. There is a beautiful living area with a gas fire. The property caters for families of all ages and the home even has a garden for the kids to play in. There is ample parking at the house Since Tubbercurry is beneath the shadow of the Ox Mountains, why don't you take an exhilarating hill walk and admire the spectacular scenery from the summit. Enjoy a round of golf at the Eddie Hackett designed Tubbercurry Golf Course. Explore the natural beauty of the Yeats Country and Lough Erne carefully mapped scenic drive and take in the tranquil silence of this wild and untamed paradise. The town centre also offers good shopping possibilities as well as a wide range of live pubs and restaurants
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Knock Airport 12 km, Nearest railway: Ballymote 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Western Ireland region
Tubbercurry is Sligo’s second largest town, located in the south of the county. It is wonderfully central for visitors who want to make the most of the area around the Ox Mountains, within easy reach of Knock and Sligo Airports, Enniscrone and the sea, the Moy river and Foxford, Ballina and Westport in Co Mayo, as well as the rest of County Sligo and Sligo Town.
The town’s biggest asset is the great outdoor world and wilderness that lies all around it. Lough Easkey and Lough Talt are wonderfully wild areas, still remote from the busy world. This is a fabulous place to ride, walk, cycle or drive and appreciate all the native flora and fauna,
Within easy reach of Tubbercurry is Knocknashee, the legendary hill of the fairies, a spectacular plateau with fabulous views over the north Connaught plain. Gillighan’s World is on one side of the hill, an open park full of fairy creations, as well as a pet zoo – an ideal place to take children. Close by are the ruins of Court Abbey, a 15th Century Franciscan Friary. A great summer event that takes place every year is the Old Fair Day, which is the highlight of the week-long Tubbercurry Fair in August. The town is an important centre for traditional Irish music and dance and hosts the South Sligo Summer School. It is also an excellent angling centre for both coarse fishing and game angling.
Tubbercurry is centrally located on the N17-Sligo/Galway Road. It is 20 Miles from Sligo Town, 23 Miles from Castlebar (the County Town of Mayo) and 20 Miles from Boyle, County Roscommon. The Town is extremely well serviced with a Road Network which allows a Resident or any Business Person using the facilities in the Town to get on to the major arterial routes in latterly a matter of minutes. The N4 which is the main Sligo-Dublin arterial route is 15 minutes away in Collooney and the N5 being the main arterial route from County Mayo to Dublin is less than 10 minutes away in Charlestown.
Ireland West Airport
(formerly Knock International Airport)
The Town is very well served by access to Two Regional Airports. Ireland West Airport (formerly Knock Airport) is less than 10 miles from the Town Centre and Sligo Regional Airport is 24 miles away at Strandhill, County Sligo. Currently there are daily internal flights from both Knock and Strandhill to Dublin with International Departures on a daily basis from Knock to various destinations throughout Europe.
The Town is on the Western Rail Corridor and while the Railway is currently not in use a Major Political Campaign is underway to open the Western Rail Corridor over it’s entire length which is the Old Railway Line from Sligo to Limerick inclusive. The Government have already committed to opening portion of the Railway and Political pressure is continuing to be applied to have the Northern Half of the Rail Link opened which would include the Tubbercurry Link.
Tubbercurry Health Centre
The Town has a Health Centre situated at Teeling Street, Tubbercurry, County Sligo in which all the Local G.Ps’ have a presence and in which Out-Patient services are available from various Practitioners on behalf of the Health Service Executive in Sligo.
Sligo County Council, the Local Authority, have a significant presence in the Town in their premises “Teach Laighne” formerly known as “The One Stop Shop”. This magnificent facility incorporates Sligo County Council’s Offices in respect of it’s Officials working in the area and covers matters such as Motor Tax, Planning and other Local Authority issues. In addition Teach Laighne is the location for a State of the Art Library which includes all-day Public Internet Access. Teach Laighne also caters for the monthly District Court which is held one day per Month in portion of the Library Premises and is duel purpose in that regard.
St. Brigid’s Hall has been the hub of Community Activity in the Town for the last 60 odd years. St. Brigid’s Hall includes a Snooker Club and Sports Complex as an adjunct but it’s main use over the years has been performance and dance. The Annual Western Drama Festival (the oldest Drama Festival in the Country) is held annually in St. Brigid’s Hall and the Hall is also the major venue for Dance and Classes in musical instruments during the Annual South Sligo Summer School held annually in the Town. In addition the Hall plays host to a number of Meeting Rooms which are used by Community Groups and Voluntary Groups in various different forms of activity.
The Town boasts a huge range of Sports Facilities and among it’s Gems is the 9 Hole Golf Course situated at Ballymote Road, Tubbercurry, County Sligo latterly within walking distance of the Town Centre. This 9 Hole stretch is recognised as being one of the most challenging 9 Hole Golf Courses in Connacht.
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5 Dec 2012
"A place to come back"
We stayed a week end it is a very pleasant house to rest(base) activities of the day.
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