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The Old School House

2 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
Perched on a mountain top overlooking Lough Allen, surrounded by the breathtaking Iron mountains allowing this unspoilt part of the Irish country side, unchanged for centuries, to be truly appreciated. This schoolhouse, constructed at the turn of the century, was falling to ruin when rescued, restored and reinvented. Passive house standards were embraced in transforming this piece of local history into 21st century luxury living. School House Features: Low Energy Luxury Living Multimedia docking stations throughout. Recycled Rainwater Showers High speed internet. Solar charged energy system with heat recovery CCTV security system Mezzanine Home office Outdoor deck with whirlpool spa hot tub Winter room with log burning stoves Original features restored thoughout Double-height split...Perched on a mountain top overlooking Lough Allen, surrounded by the breathtaking Iron mountains allowing this unspoilt part of the Irish country side, unchanged for centuries, to be truly appreciated. This schoolhouse, constructed at the turn of the century, was falling to ruin when rescued, restored and reinvented. Passive house standards were embraced in transforming this piece of local history into 21st century luxury living. School House Features: Low Energy Luxury Living Multimedia docking stations throughout. Recycled Rainwater Showers High speed internet. Solar charged energy system with heat recovery CCTV security system Mezzanine Home office Outdoor deck with whirlpool spa hot tub Winter room with log burning stoves Original features restored thoughout Double-height split level kitchen/dining/lounge Automated lighting and glazing systems Optional Services Chauffeured Arrival Private Chef Butler Grocery Shopping Maid Concierge ServicesMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Telephone
Toaster
Stove
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Housekeeping Optional
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

My wife and I stayed in the old school house during the Easter holidays.We were looking to escape from the busy city scene in a relaxing quiet environment, and we certainly got that and more. The views over Lough Allen are amazing and the sense...More

Date of stay: April 2017
3  Thank portelc
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the old school house for 2 nights after our friends wedding in Dublin. When booking this break we were specifically looking for a place to escape and wind-down with zero distractions. This retreat perfectly met our needs and more!...More

Date of stay: April 2016
4  Thank RogerGoode86
Thaddeus h, VR Owner at The Old School House, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Hi RogerGoode86, I would just like to take the time to thank you for providing such an in-depth review of the property and all of the great pleasures that come along with staying at our gorgeous retreat designed for escaping the rigours of life. It...More

About the Owner
David C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
Interaction with guests
Upon arrival of the guest, our property manager will provide a full introduction as well key handover for the entire property. If you would like to have housekeeping, chauffeured arrival, concierge services, private chef or your very own butler kindly inform us ahead of your travel and we will ensure the rest is taken cared of. Our Property Manager is capable of providing travel advice throughout Leitrim and nearby communities and tourist attractions. Meanwhile, if you are into the outdoor fun we have got you covered with a wide variety of activities for the Adventure Traveller. The property manager is available around the clock and can be contacted 24/7.
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About the neighborhood
Perched on a mountain top overlooking Lough Allen, surrounded by the breathtaking Iron mountains allowing this unspoilt part of the Irish country side, unchanged for centuries, to be truly appreciated. This schoolhouse, constructed at the turn of the century, was falling to ruin when rescued, restored and reinvented. Passive house standards were embraced in transforming this piece of local history into 21st century luxury living.
Getting around
Property Manager will make sure you operate like a local! Boat cruise along the River Shannon – Carrick-on-Shannon – 30mins Water Sports – Lough Allen Adventure Centre – 20mins Lough Key Forest Park, Adventure centre, climbing, hiking, forestry zipwire, Historic Castle Island and grounds – 35mins The Shannon Blue Way, cycling, walking, horse riding, paddle boarding – 20mins Glencar Waterfall, Glencar – 37mins Arigna Mining Experience, Arigna – 18mins Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, 55mins The Organic Centre, Rossinver – 40mins The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon – 30mins Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore – 40mins Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton The Glens Centre, Art, music, performance – 26mins
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