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Herdsman's House Self-Catering

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Lounge/Dining Area
Excellent
28 reviews
Lounge/Dining Area
Front Elevation
Kitchen
Dining Room Table and Chairs in Lounge Facing Sligo Bay
Double Bedroom with Bay Window facing Sligo Bay
Vestible off the Lounge Looking Out Onto Sligo Bay
Twin Bedroom with Bay Window Facing Sligo Bay
En-suite Bathroom with Walk-in Shower, Toilet and Sink
Main Bathroom with Bath, Shower, Toilet and Sink
Cosy Sitting Area off the Kitchen
En-suite Double Bedroom
Barnacle Geese in Autum/Winter
Looking out at Benbulben Mountain Range from Lissadell Beach
Pool and Air Hockey Tables in the Games Room
Deck with Picnic Table, Barbeque and Playing Area
Raghly Penninsula
Side Garden and Deck Area with Knocknarea in the Distance
Doorly Park Walk along the Shores of Lough Gill
Sail Boats in Sligo Bay
The Three-horned Goat at Eagle's Flying, Ballymote
A Sheperd's Delight: One of the Many Beautiful Sunsets from the Kitchen and Lounge Windows
Paddle Boarding in Raghly Harbour
Finn Whale washed up in Sligo Bay - November 2011
Fresh Delicious Lobster Available from Raghly Harbour on Request (Seasonal / Depends on Weather)
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Overview
Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Ballinfull, County Sligo, Western Ireland
Experience the vacation of a lifetime in our stunning holiday farmhouse perfectly located in Ireland's magical northwest. Have a great activity holiday or just relax and enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you. This holiday home has a unique 40 foot lounge/reception area with superior views of Sligo Bay, Raghly Harbour, and Queen Maeve's cairn. Large, new spacious fitted kitchen. Two bathrooms and four double bedrooms- three rooms with bay windows facing the sea. Free Wireless Internet access and TV/DVD player. An Art and Games Room is adjacent to house with free pool and air hockey tables, art supplies, and board games. Large front and side garden and lawns. Outdoor furniture and barbeque. Locked storage shed available for bicycles, surfboards, fishing rods, golf clubs, boats, etc. Private access to lands where Barnacle Geese a... Read more
Listing #HL238328
About the Owner
Mary C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

It was pleasure to meet Mary, Des and their kids and enjoy their hospitality. The house is in a great location with beautiful view over the bay. It is closer to attractions around and value for money. There is loads of space in all areas...More

Thank shirantha k
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The setting - sublime. The house - well set up and comfortable, the beds were heaven plus the added touch of hot water bottles in cozies to fill before bed for added bliss. 2 full baths and well equiped kitchen. The view - stunning view...More

Thank MexTraveler27
Management response:Responded October 18, 2017

Mary Beth and Meg, Thank you very much for your kind comments regarding our house and the beauty of the area. We are delighted you enjoyed the walks in the area with and without the cattle! It was a pleasure having yee. Take Care, Mary,...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Herdsmans House is a wonderful place to stay if you are looking for peace and tranquillity. The location overlooking the sea and the mountains is perfect and the comfort and cleanliness are outstanding. Both Mary and Des were the best hosts you could wish for,...More

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Management response:Responded May 18, 2017

Thank you so very much for your kind words and your strong recommendations. It was a pleasure to have met and spend time with you and your family. Special people deserve special places and we would love to have you back. Kind Regards, Mary and...More

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
• All ground floor rooms
• Four large double bedrooms:
3 large rooms with bay windows facing Sligo Bay
4th double room is en-suite
• 100% cotton sheets on all beds
* Face, Hand and Bath Towels per person
Cot and highchair are available on request
• Two bathrooms:
one en-suite with walk-in shower/wet room, basin, WC
main bathroom with bathtub; separate walk-in shower/wet room, basin and WC.
• Unique 40 foot lounge boasting large windows throughout with solid maple wood flooring, where you can sit and relax looking out
at the sea and mountains. This amazing room has the feel of relaxation.
• Bright, new spacious fitted kitchen with all mod cons

Amenities
Free, Unlimited Wireless Internet access. 32 inch colour television; DVD; CD/Radio;...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    3 Fulls
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 7 nights
$117
€100
$117
€100
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Jun 30, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights
$198
€170
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$1,086
€930
Sep 1, 2018 -
Sep 28, 2018
Early Autumn
4 nights
$198
€170
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$525
€450
Sep 29, 2018 -
Dec 21, 2018
Late Autumn / Early Winter
4 nights
$175
€150
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$467
€400
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The price of your accommodation includes:
Electricity (normal/reasonable use)
Starter pack for solid fuel stove (winter months only)
Wireless Internet - unlimited
Bed linen (100% cotton sheets) and set of towels per person
Initial supply of toilet paper and paper towel
All kitchen cutlery and utensils; pots and pans; glasses, dishes; and tea towels
Basic cleaning products (detergents, sprays, etc) and vacuum cleaner



The rental price does not include heating oil or hot water. We have a metered system in place which is read on arrival and departure (charged at the local standard rate - approximately 0.60 euro per litre).

The price does not include a damage/security deposit of 100 euro in cash due on arrival (to cover extra cleaning costs, breakages/damage, or excessive electricity use).

Please contact us for rates for smaller parties (off peak only).

Arrival/Departure times: Arrival time is after 3:30 PM. Departure time is before 11:00 AM unl...
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About the neighborhood
Bird Watching
This area is a paradise for birds and waterfowl. Some of our land has been recently designated as special area of conservation. Barnacle Geese visit us every year from mid-October to late April. A walkway (for able and disabled) provides direct access to view the geese. Close by (10 minutes) is the Ballygilgan Nature Reserve (Lissadell) (http://ballygilgannaturereserve.com). And Bird Watch Ireland / Sligo site (http://birdwatchireland.ie or http://sligobirding.com) provide up to date recent sighting of various birds and waterfowl in the Sligo area.

Arts and Culture
Maugherow is notorious for its artists from writers, poets, painters, and fairy makers, and many have set up home here. The Model (Niland Gallery), Hamilton Gallery, Yeat’s Society, Hawkswell, Blue Rai...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Knock: 42.3 mi
Railway: Sligo town: 9.9 mi
Directions
From the South (e.g. Knock Airport; Shannon Airport)
Take the N17 (sign posted Sligo). Entering Charlestown, turn left then an immediate right onto Market Square - N17 (sign posted Sligo). Continue forward onto the N17 entering Curry, then Tobercurry. Continue on N17 (signposted Sligo) until you reach a roundabout. Take the 1st exit onto the N4 (sign posted Sligo). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit (signposted Sligo). Continue ahead on the N4 toward Sligo.
At roundabout take the 1st exit (straight ahead) onto Sligo Inner Relief Road - N4 (signposted Town Centre). Continue straight ahead on the Sligo Inner Relief Road - N4 through all the traffic signals. Continue forward onto Bundoran Road- N15 (sign posted Lifford).
Continue on the N15 entering Drumcliffe. Af...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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