£248 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Mc Evoy's Self Catering – Home 253410 Cottage

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 13 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Situated in peaceful countryside 1 mile from Kilnaleck village, 8 miles from Cavan town and 60 miles from Dublin. This spacious home offering 4* self catering accommodation, with a large fully enclosed garden, patio area, basketball area, games room and large lockup garage. Located in the Lake District of Cavan it's a fisherman's paradise just 3 miles from the shores of Lough Sheelin renowned for trout fishing.

Local attractions include,
Fishing both game and course fishing, Golf courses X 9, Equestrian Centres X 3, Walking, Cycling, Forest Parks, Canoeing, Gaelic games, Horse racing, Greyhound racing, Spa treatments, Swimming Pool, Leisure Centre, Bowling, Cinema, Restaurants, Library, Genealogy Centre, Local Cavan County Museum, 2 ENESCO world heritage sites namely the Boyne Valley, and the Marble Arch Caves.

Further details

The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights

25% Deposit Payable on booking with balance payable 4 weeks prior to arrival.

We operate a strict no smoking policy within the holiday home and would ask all guests, for the benefit of future guests, to refrain from smoking indoors

Further details indoors

GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, sitting room, games room, king-size bed, 4' double bed, single bed, bathroom/shower.
FF: 3 king-size beds, 2 with extra single bed & 2 with en-suite shower room.

Facilities Include; Cooker, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Microwave, Toaster, coffee maker, sandwich maker, George Foreman grill, Iron, hairdryer, TV's with Irish and UK channels video, DVD player, CD,

Free of charge supplies include,

1. Central heating oil. 2. Electricity. 3. Gas for BBQ. 4. Unlimited Wi Fi Internet Access. 5. Beds are dressed with fresh bed linen and towels are supplied . 6. Fishing rods & net. 7. Golf clubs set. 8. Games room equipment. 9. One cot and one high chair, stair gates x2. 10. Toys for all ages. 11. Books 150-200. 11. No damage or security deposit requested. 12. Welcome Pack.

One small pet welcome. No Smoking.

Further details outdoors

The holiday home is situated on .75 acre site and has a large fully enclosed garden.
Outside includes a large south facing patio area with patio furniture and a large BBQ.

Games Room outside includes,
Air hockey, Fuzz ball, Snooker/ Pool table, Ring board, Dart board, Board games x 5, and PS 2. + (Casino Table, inside)

Outside games include,
Basketball net, Volley ball and Badminton.

There is also a large lockup garage for storage.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 5 Double Beds, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Paul M.
Average reply time:
53 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
05 May 2021
Years listed:
Based in:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 13. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Sep 2012. Located in County Cavan, it has 20 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £992.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 05 May 2021.


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Guest reviews

20 reviews

Very Good

“Family break”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2020

We stayed 2 nights at this 6 bedroom house the discription of it was spot on had everything thing it said. Great outdoor space for grandkids to play will hope to be back again in the near future. Many thanks to the owner Paul mc evoy.

“More than expected”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2019

Every out and in door games was very useful the Cavan leisure centre was wonderful it was a great place to visit

“Birthday celebration”

Reviewed 11 Mar 2019

Place was clean, for the money what we got it was excellent. Only the weather was a bit chilly. Owner was very helpful, Highly recommended for everyone who wants to travel, and have a nice relaxing weekend off.

“Very Comfortable home for a large group”

Reviewed 12 Jun 2018

3 miles from the village of Kilnaleck in County Cavan where there are several friendly Pubs. about 8 miles to the town of Cavan which is a fairly large town with everything you need. The house is surr… More

“Weekend rental”

Reviewed 30 Apr 2018

5 Adults, 2 babies & a toddler stayed for 2 nights. Plenty of room for everyone. Nice warm house with all necessary cooking facilities. Enjoyed our stay.


Reviewed 21 Mar 2018

Just spent a wonderful weekend in McEvoys self catering in Kilnaleck Cavan. We were a party of 6 adults and a 2yr old. Everybody was catered for. Excellent facilities. We had great fun in the games room. Would highly recommend this property.

“Great family accommodation”

Reviewed 30 Oct 2017

I booked this for a weekend to celebrate my mum's 70th birthday! 13 of us stayed, 10 adults and 3 children. The house was great, everyone had plenty of room and there was more than enough to keep the children entertained. The owner was very attentive, suggesting places to go and recommending a place for our celebratory lunch. I would definitely recommend this accommodation.

“Great place to stay paul was very friendly!”

Reviewed 13 Sep 2017

Had a great stay for a family wedding a real home from home feel! Couldn't have asked for a friendlier landlord very eager to accomadate ! Very spacious accomadation! Really enjoyed the stay!

“Just what we wanted ....”

Reviewed 7 Feb 2017

The house was perfect for our stay... we arrived quite late after 8pm and the owner was expecting us in the close by village and guide us to the villa . At the check in the heating system was ok and t… More

“Brilliant family accommodation”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2016

As a family of grown-ups (9 of us) we found this house brilliant to stay in. It had everything we needed and plenty of space so everyone was well catered for. As there are more than one living areas… More

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Send Paul (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Paul the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Paul (the owner) before booking?

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Paul (the owner) a message.

If Paul (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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