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Drumharkan, Fenagh, Ballinamore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim,
Mr Stephen Wrynn
River Cottage is a warm and cosy four bedroom self catering home, perfect for a relaxing break. The cottage is located in the historic village of Fenagh, 14 miles from the vibrant riverside town of Carrick on Shannon in County Leitrim.
The character of the house is truly defined by its exquisite wall panelling, wooden floors, and carefully selected furnishing making River Cottage a unique and charming place to stay. You will find a mix of historical and modern, quirky, colourful and cheerful all blended together to make your stay as relaxing, comfortable and homely as possible.
River Cottage has four large bedrooms. Each bed is covered with warm luxurious high quality bed linen, duvets and a cosy throw for extra warmth. Three bedrooms have king size beds and the fourth a four poster double bed. Two bedrooms have ensuite shower, wash basin and toilet. Each bedroom can be supplied with a cot or single beds to accommodate children. The house comfortably sleeps 8 adults.
The separate cosy sitting room with wood burning stove, TV, plenty of books and magazines invites you to relax and unwind each evening. WiFi keeps you in the loop with family, friends, news and entertainment. River Cottage is finished to the highest standards with solid oak flooring on the ground floor and pitch pine flooring upstairs.
The kitchen, dining and living area can comfortably seat a full house. The kitchen is well equipped and will make cooking a pleasure. The semi-pro cooker has six gas rings, two electric grills and two electric fan assisted ovens. There are coffee and tea pots, toasted sandwich maker, a food processor and blender and many other items and utensils to make you feel at home.
The large vegetable garden is to the rear of the cottage. You are welcome to select seasonal crop or fresh herbs to add to your meals. Relax by the riverside barbecue and outdoor seating area in the back garden. Watch the ducks as they waddle unannounced from river to lawn and back or nestle securely inside their very own duck lodge.
The cottage is located on the Tour de Humbert route from Fenagh village. The local wooded landscape is dotted with picturesque lakes some of which form part of the Shannon Erne Blueway. The cottage is wrapped within a secluded one acre site of exquisitely landscaped lawn, flower, vegetable and tree lined gardens which blend seamlessly into the surrounding countryside.
The Shannon Erne Blueway is a 70 kilometre canoe and kayak paddling trail from Leitrim village in County Leitrim to Belturbet in County Cavan with access all the way into Enniskillen in County Fermanagh, via upper Loch Erne. The Blueway comprises of 15 individual trails varying in distance and character. Choose a 1 kilometre, 10 kilometre or a longer paddle trail to match your ability or time constraints on either sheltered canal or large open island doted lakes.
Trail heads, access points and services are all clearly signposted along the entire length of the Blueway making it easy to identify your start and finish points. With endless paddling possibilities, pick your journey and do the Shannon-Erne your way.
Way To Go Adventures provide guided Canadian Canoe tours and bike hire in the region.