9188, Kilnaleck, County Cavan

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9188, Kilnaleck, County Cavan 9188 - County Cavan

9188 - sleeps 12

"Situated in peaceful countryside one mile from Kilnaleck village, 8 miles from Cavan town and just 1-1.5 hours driving from Dublin. This spacious home offers a large garden area (with robotic lawnmower) basketball net, games room and all modern conveniences. Located in the Lake District of Cavan it's a fisherman's paradise just 3 miles fro the shores of Lough Sheelin renowned for trout fishing. Visit the local Cavan County Museum, Killykeen Forest Park, the many equestrian centres and golf courses in the area.

Shop. Pub 1 mile. Restaurant 3 miles. Beach 54 miles.

Ground floor: lounge, kitchen/diner, games room, kingsize double, 4ft double bed, single, bathroom with separate shower. First floor: 3 kingsize doubles 2 with ensuite shower room.

Electricity and oil central heating included, linen and towels included, travel cot, high chair, stair gate, 5 TVs, video, dvd player, CD, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, games console, internet access, hairdryer, alarm clock, uk tv channels, welcome pack, fully enclosed garden, patio area, patio furniture, bbq, locked shed available for storage, private off road parking. One small pet welcome. No Smoking. "


Property Details

"~ Games room includes a Pool Table, darts board, air hockey table, free standing basketball net, fussball table and a PS2 games console and board games and lots of Children's DVDs. There is also an outdoor basketball net. The games room is attached to the property but guests must go out main door of house and in main door of games room.

~ Wireless Internet access now available at the property free of charge. Owner will provide code on arrival.

# The property has TV's in every room and with the large spacious bedrooms on offer there is plenty of room for extra single beds to be added for those extra guests.

~Fishing rods & nets and golf clubs are available at the property free of charge.

Refresh your spirits in Cavan, the lake county, a county with an ancient and colourful heritage. Enjoy a hot stone massage at a luxury spa or a round of golf at a championship golf course. Experience the finest of food at one of many award-winning restaurants. Discover spectacular scenery, wonderful fishing, cruising, boating, canoeing, golfing, and equestrian activities. Go walking amidst lake dotted countryside or canoeing through the interweaving channels of Lough Oughter. Whatever you're after, it's all here in Cavan, the perfect place for tranquillity and activity. Cavan is the well-spring of the two great cruising rivers- the mighty Shannon, Ireland's longest river and the River Erne, with a canal to link them both. Cavan is 'Lake Country', it contains hundreds of fish filled lakes which should delight any angler.

Local Festivals:
** All Ireland Fleadh Ceol

Walking .5 mile. Fishing 2 miles.

1.Fishing / Angling in Cavan
County Cavan is Ireland's premier angling location and reputed to have a lake for every day of the year. County Cavan comprises of many major river systems and is the well-spring of the river Erne and her main tributaries, the river Shannon to the north-west and the river Boyne system to the south.

Locally there are three good fishing lakes, namely
1.Lough Sheelin (3 miles away) which is synonymous with the finest Trout fishing in the world. Fishery scientists estimate that Sheelin has a trout carrying capacity of over 100,000 trout with at least 40,000 of them between 2 and 4lb.
2.Loch Gowna lakes cover an area of 1,800 acres (728 Hectares) and are known as one of the best course fishing waters in Europe.
3.Lough Ramor, near Virginia, County Cavan, is a medium-sized lake and holds occasional salmon, together with brown trout and coarse fish. A fisherman's paradise.

2. Golf in Cavan
County Cavan is a haven for the golf enthusiast. It offers many exciting golf courses designed to challenge the skill level of any player, be it amateur or professional. There are three 18 hole and five 9 hole golf courses in the county.

1.County Cavan Golf Club (18 Hole) (8 miles away)
Founded in 1894, Cavan is one of the oldest clubs in Ireland. The 18-hole, par 70 layout measures 5634 metres. A feature of the parkland course is the number of mature trees, some over 100 years old.

2.Farnham Estate Golf Club (18 hole) (8 miles away)
The front nine holes of a new Jeff Howes designed golf course opened for play at Farnham Estate in mid 2008. This stunning parkland course is spread over 500 acres of rolling countryside and dense woodland and measures over 7,000 yards in length.

3.Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club
The 18-hole championship course at the Slieve Russell has since become one of the top ranking courses in Ireland and is cited as one of the great courses world wide.

1.Crover House Hotel & Golf Club (9 hole) (3 miles away)
A beautiful executive, 9 hole course with unrivalled views over Lough Sheelin.

2.Virginia Golf Club (9 Hole)
Nine hole parkland course with narrow tree lined fairways overlooking Lough Ramor
Length of Course 4139m (4,484 yards). Par 64

3.Cabra Castle (9 Hole)
Attractive woodland golf course with the imposing castle hotel as a backdrop. Length of course: 5261m (5,755 yards) Par 68

4.Blacklion Golf Club (9 Hole)
Situated on shores of Lough McNean, this 9 hole course is one of the most scenic inland courses in Ireland.

5.Belturbet Golf Club (9 Hole)
Parkland course with majority of holes played to elevated greens.
Length of course: 4889m (5,347 yards) Par 68

3.Equestrian Centres in Cavan.
There are a number of excellent riding schools throughout the county offering a variety of activities from trekking to hourly lessons.

1.Cavan Equestrian Centre (8 miles away) specialise in Horse & Pony International Performance Sales. There are weekly show jumping events and national and international show jumping events of 3-6 days duration, approx. 6 per annum.
With ongoing works at the moment there will eventually be 12,000 square metres under roof including bars, restaurants and all essential facilities including 400 stables
- 3 indoor arenas - 1 large all weather arena - 4 grass arenas

2.Ross Equestrian Centre .(5 miles away)
Ross Equestrian Centre is set in 36 acres of private parkland. The new purpose-built cross country course with scenic trails along the Lough Sheelin promises riders of all levels enjoyable and exciting rides.

3.Redhills Equestrian Centre is a family run centre specialising in children's holidays and progressive teaching. Instruction is geared to all standards.

4.Cruising in Cavan

Meander down the renowned Shannon-Erne Waterway or along the majestic River Erne and you'll find that Cavan is ideal for cruising. Dotted with shimmering lakes and rivers, this area of Ireland is a genuine boaters paradise.
The Shannon-Erne Waterway traverses 62.5 klms of lake and river and still canal sections. With 16 fully automatic locks, 34 stone bridges and 6 fully serviced mooring areas, the waterway invites you to enjoy cruising, fishing, walking cycling, canoeing, golf and horse riding along Europe's longest navigable Inland waterway.
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River Erne. Eighty-four km of the River Erne is navigable from Belturbet to Belles in Co Fermanagh. There is only one lock on the system, Portora Lock. Services are located at many locations along the river. It is truly unspoilt and tranquil leisure oriented expanse of water for boating enthusiasts and game and coarse anglers.

5.Restaurants in Cavan.
Crover House Hotel (3 miles)
Lough Sheelin
Ballinagh (5 miles)
Casey's Steak House
Cavan Town. (8 miles)
Annalee Restaurant Hotel Kilmore, Dublin Road, Cavan Town, Co. Cavan
Bramley Restaurant At The Black Horse Inn, Church Street, Cavan
Little Sicily Restaurant 24 Main Street, Cavan, Co. Cavan.
The Oak Room Restaurant 62 Main St, Cavan Town, Co. Cavan
Blacklion
McNean House & Restaurant
Listed in Bridgestone '100 Best Places to Eat' 2009' & '100 Best Places to Stay 2009'.
Cloverhill
The Olde Post Inn, Cloverhill
Listed in Bridgestone '100 Best Places to Eat' 2009' & '100 Best Places to Stay 2009'.
Slieve Russel Hotel
Connall Cearnach Restaurant
Fine dining Awards: AA Rosette
Setanta Restaurant
Modern European Awards: AA Rosette
6.Walking & Cycling

1.The Kingfisher Cycle Trail
Hidden amongst the lakes and leafy laneways of Cavan, is a true gem for cycling enthusiasts and leisure cyclists alike. The Kingfisher Cycle Trail covers over 300 miles of fully mapped and signposted cycle route from Cavan's lakelands to the Atlantic Coast.

2.Dun a Ra Forest Park
The Forest Park embracing part of the Cabra Estate formerly owned by the Pratt family is situated in the Parish of Enniskeen. The Romantic Glen of the Cabra River, stretching the full length of the Park, is an area steeped in history and legend. It is said that Cuchulain camped there at night while by day conducting his single handed defense of Ulster against the armies of Maeve. The Normans were here also and in later years the glen echoed to the sounds of Cromwells armies. Dun a Ri Forest Park is a place of beauty.
Situated in a tranquil glen, Dun a Ri is home to stoat, hare, mink, rabbit and otter, as well as red and grey squirrel along the banks of the River Cabra, which runs through the park. Take a romantic walk through deep, leafy glades over old bridges with marvelous views north to Slieve Gullion in County Armagh and the Mountains of Mourne. Some interesting features in the park include Cromwell's bridge, a wishing well and an ice house. There are four walks of approximately 1.5 -2km in length in the park.

3.Mullagh Hill Walk
Park at the amenity area on the lake shore outside Mullagh on the Viriginia road (R194). Walk along the main road towards Cavan for 300 metres. There is a sign on the right hand side pointing to a hill walk. The path way is good but steep. Wonderful 360 degree views across Counties Cavan and Monaghan.

4.Lough Oughter - Guided Nature Walks
Always wanted to know your trees, birds or insects? Enjoy a nature walk through the splendid Lough Oughter district in County Cavan, as your guide points out birds, wild flowers, trees, mini-beasts, spiders, dragonflys etc.

5.Virginia, Deerpark Forest Walk, (A Sli na Slainte Route)
Start the walk at the car park beside Virginia Rugby Club on the Ballyjamesduff Road. There are two walking options; a shorter 2.5km trail. Sli na Slainte signs are located along the longer walk detailing your route. Follow the path to the right again past a green shed.

7.Places to Visit in Cavan:
1.Cavan County Museum.
Ballyjamesduff is immortalised in the famous Percy French song, 'Come back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff'. It is also home to the award-winning Cavan County Museum, which showcases the entire spectrum of Cavan's diverse culture, heritage and history. The collection comprises archaeological finds from the Stone Age to the Middle ages including the three-faced pre-Christian Corleck Head and a 1,000 year old dug-out boat.

2.Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark.
Another must-visit attraction is the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark in west Cavan and recognised by UNESCO. The Geopark offers stunning show caves as well as guided walks and activity days for all the family. Many of the lakes have formed over deepened glacial valleys or in hollows between glacial deposits as a result of flooding at the end of the last ice age. The Cavan extension of the Geopark was approved on the 19th September 2008.

3.Belturbet Station
Belturbet, one of Cavan's most attractive and historic towns on the River Erne, is the scene of an exciting new heritage tourism project. The old Great Northern Railway cutstone railway station, built in 1885 has been fully restored and now houses an interesting exhibition telling the story of the railway age here, and a fascinating collection of railway memorabilia.

4.Drumlane Monastic Site
Drumlane Monastry is located just outside the small village of Milltown, about 4 miles from Belturbet. The monastery occupies a very scenic site on the edge of a lake which forms one of the northwesterly outliers from Lough Oughter. It was reputedly founded by St. Mogue, the Bishop of Ferns, in the 6th century, though some have argued that St. Columcille was the original founder and that St. Mogue simply re-established it.
St. Mary's priory for the Augustinian canons was founded here in the 12th Century. The remains are of a round tower, church, graveyard, fragments of a cross-inscribed stone and the site of a priory.
The round tower is one of the most striking features of the complex, standing to over 11m in height. Look out for the carvings of birds on the on the external wall, 2.2 metres above ground level. The gate at the entrance to the graveyard also features a stone carving, this time in the form of a small cross. The church features a number of interesting stone heads, one above the door in the west wall and another three on the external face of the east window. About 150 metres south of the church there are a series of earthworks which probably represent the remains of the 12th Century Augustinian Priory. The Priory may have been demolished after the suppression of the monasteries in the 15th and 16th centuries. Access all year. No admission charge.

5.Dun a Ri Forest Park
The Forest Park embracing part of the Cabra Estate formerly owned by the Pratt family, is situated in the Parish of Enniskeen. The Romantic Glen of the Cabra River, stretching the full length of the Park, is an area steeped in history and legend. It is said that Cuchulain camped there at night while by day conducting his single handed defense of Ulster against the armies of Maeve. The Normans were here also and in later years the glen echoed to the sounds of Cromwells armies. Dun a Ri Forest Park is a place of beauty. Situated in a tranquil glen, Dun a Ri is home to stoat, hare, mink, rabbit and otter, as well as red and grey squirrel along the banks of the River Cabra, which runs through the park. Take a romantic walk through deep, leafy glades over old bridges with marvelous views north to Slieve Gullion in County Armagh and the Mountains of Mourne. Some interesting features in the park include Cromwell's bridge, a wishing well and an ice house. There are four walks of approximately 1.5 -2km in length in the park.

6.Turbot Island
Turbet Island motte and bailey is scenically situated on the River Erne in Belturbet. The site has a motte, a steep sided mound of earth with a flat top, a bailey and an attached enclosed area that once contained houses and other buildings. The site has walking trails and information panels for visitors.

7.Saint Kilians Heritage Centre
St. Kilian was born in Mullagh, Co. Cavan in 640 A.D. in 686 A.D. he became a missionary to Wurzburg in Germany where he was martyred in 689 A.D. The exhibition, which is introduced by a 15 minute audio-visual presentation, deals with St. Kilian and his times, his work, martyrdom and subsequent cult. It brings to life in maps, photographs, statuettes, manuscript facsimiles and art reproductions, a glorious era in Irish Church history and the work of Irish missionaries in Europe in the 6th and 7th centuries. The exhibition also traces the development of gaelic script for the ogham writing of the 4th to the 7th centuries and the Wurzburg Glosses (the earliest example of written Irish c.750) to the illuminated script of the book of Kells.

7.Cootehill Heritage Walking Trail
Cootehill is a perfect example of an 18th Century Ulster market town. It began as a small village in the early 1700s and soon developed into an important market town for brown linen. The town owes its origins to the Coote family who acquired a large estate in this area in the late century. The Cootes encouraged the linen trade which attracted a wide diversity of settlers to the town. The town has a cruciform shape. Bridge Street and Church Street followed. The tour begins outside the Church of Ireland at the east end of Market Street. The walk takes approximately 60-90 minutes.

8.The Museum of the Master Saddler
This museum is unique being the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the ancient craft of the Saddler and Harness Maker. The museum documents the various demands placed upon the saddler from farming, sports, military and transport. The museum exhibits include: 1920's side saddle, shire harness, over 60 leather samples, harness decoration and buckles, driving collars, coaching coats, whips, saddle trees, muzzles, lamps and poultice boots. The museum also houses several driving carriages and horse drawn farm implements.

9.Burren Forest
The Burren Forest is located minutes away from Blacklion. Burren is a fascinating complex of megalithic tombs, ancient hut sites, walks and field walls. A key site in the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Burren provides an intriguing insight into the lives of our prehistoric ancestors. Visit the Tourist Office in the Market House in the centre of the town for information on all attractions around Blacklion.
Archaeology Field Trips, Burren Forest t: +353 (0)71 9853299

10.Dermakesh Pet Farm
Maudabawn, Cootehill, Co. Cavan e: info@cavanpetfarm.com t: +353 (0)87 418 4871
Dernakesh Pet Farm is a family run visitor centre featuring animals from the four corners of the globe. Situated just a couple of miles from Cootehill, along the Bailieboro road in the parish of Maudabawn, at Dernakesh you can meet and interact with a growing and diverse range of animals. An exceptional educational experience. Dermakesh boasts one of the largest indoor animal viewing facilities in Ireland.
See a varied and exotic mix of animals including: Raccoons, Parrots, Sheep, Llamas, Pigs, Camel, Rabbits, Snakes, Ponies, Horses, Cows, Swans, Ducks, Monkeys, Donkeys, Deer, Wallabys and lots more! Other facilities: Coffee Shop, Gift Shop, Irish Heritage Museum, Organic vegetable patch - Hatching rooms, Picnic Area, Children Play Area, Wheelchair Accessible - Car Parking & ample space for bus and coach - Toilets & Baby changing facilities.

8.Museums
1.Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff.
Cavan County museum collect's, conserves and ultimately display the material heritage and culture of Co. Cavan and its environs, for the benefit of the public. Exhibition galleries feature unique artefacts dating from the Stone Age up until the twentieth century, material spanning over 6000 years of occupation in Cavan. The collection comprises archaeological finds from the Stone Age to the Middle ages including the three-faced pre-Christian Corleck Head and a 1,000 year old dug-out boat. Newly-opened galleries deal with topics as diverse as the Great Famine, Percy French and the Lords Farnham. Our temporary exhibition space plays host to regular art shows given by local and national artists. There is also a fine display of 18th - 20th Century costume, galleries on folk life, the GAA and Camogie Association. The museum is housed in a beautiful 19th Century building with spacious grounds, gardens and nearby children's playground. A craft and coffee shop are also available. The museum frequently hosts art and photography exhibitions, book readings and the famous Lakeland Quilt Fair.

2.The Museum of the Master Saddler, Corlough, Co Cavan
This museum is unique being the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the ancient craft of the Saddler and Harness Maker. The museum documents the various demands placed upon the saddler from farming, sports, military and transport. The museum exhibits include: 1920's side saddle, shire harness, over 60 leather samples, harness decoration and buckles, driving collars, coaching coats, whips, saddle trees, muzzles, lamps and poultice boots. The museum also houses several driving carriages and horse drawn farm implements.

3.Carraig Craft Visitor Centre - Mountnugent
A basketry museum with an exhibition of traditional baskets in rod, rush, and straw. Audio visual presentation. Craft shop, tourist information, coffee shop, craft workshop, lectures and demonstrations. Bus and car park facilities

4.Ballyhugh Arts and Heritage Centre, Ballyhugh, Ballyconnell
Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre is located between Milltown and Ballyconnell. The centre promotes Irish heritage through exhibitions, displays, heritage tours, ceilis and events. Telephone +353 (0)49 9526044 for more information.

9.Canoeing (Cavan Canoeing)
1.Cavan Canoe Centre,Located at Carratraw
Cavan Canoe Centre is the gateway to Inishmore Island at the centre of Lough Oughter waterways. Discover exciting local geology, archaeology, wildlife, and history in this intriguing area of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark. Join us at this beautiful location on the River Erne for a memorable experience. Cavan Canoeing offer kayak/canoe instruction, local nature and historical tours, summer camps, school trips and complete multi day packages for individuals, groups families and friends.
Location: Cavan Canoeing, Carratraw Canoe Centre, Inishmore, Butlers Bridge, Co Cavan e: info@cavancanoeing.com www.cavancanoeing.com t:+353 (0) 87 290 5752


10.Archaeological Sites
1.Burren Forest
The Burren Forest is located minutes away from Blacklion. Burren is a fascinating complex of megalithic tombs, ancient hut sites, walks and field walls. A key site in the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Burren provides an intriguing insight into the lives of our prehistoric ancestors. Visit the Tourist Office in the Market House in the centre of the town for information on all attractions around Blacklion.
Archaeology Field Trips, Burren Forest t: +353 (0)71 9853299
2.Bri na Bainne,
Bru na Boinne - the Palace of the Boyne- is the name given to one of the world's most important archaeological landscapes, dominated by the spectacular prehistoric passage tombs of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. UNESCO has designated Bra na Bainne a World Heritage Site. Constructed during the Neolithic or New Stone Age, the passage tombs of Bri na Bainne are about 5000 years old. Located 2km west of Donore Village on L2. Open Season: Newgrange - all year. Open Season: Knowth - Easter to October. Pre-booking for tour groups (extremely busy during summer months).
3.Lough Crew Cairns Oldcastle, Co Meath
On top of the highest hills in Co Meath are some of its oldest monuments, the 5000 year old passage tombs of Loughcrew. Visitors to the monuments are rewarded not only by the ancient sites but also by some of the most stunning views in Ireland. Located East of Oldcastle off the R163. Open all year, free guided tours June to Aug.

Walking .5 miles. Childrens Playground, Traditional Music, Horse riding 1 miles. Fishing 2 miles. Golf 3 miles. Swimming Pool, Cinema 8 miles. "

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