250 year old cottage in rural Ireland.

Ireland - County Longford - Longford

Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,TV room
TV room
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The living room
The living room
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The hallway
The hallway
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,Clondra Harbour
Clondra Harbour
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The back of the house and patio
The back of the house and patio
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,Keenan's Bar and Restaurant Tarmonbarry
Keenan's Bar and Restaurant Tarmonbarry
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The living room
The living room
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The garden
The garden
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The canal linking the Shannon and the Camlin river
The canal linking the Shannon and the Camlin river
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,Kitchen
Kitchen
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,Clondra harbour
Clondra harbour
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,Sunset
Sunset
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,View from the river
View from the river
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,Sunset from the living room
Sunset from the living room
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The Richmond In an d Clondra harbour
The Richmond In an d Clondra harbour
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The locks on the river camlin
The locks on the river camlin
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,The Bridge across the Shannon at Tarmonbarry
The Bridge across the Shannon at Tarmonbarry
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Ireland,Longford,House photos, home images
  • Sleeping capacity8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is not offered

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

250 year old traditional cottage in rural Ireland, tastefully modernised and centrally located right by the river Shannon. The extension has a large living room offering stunning views in the evening of Irish sunsets. The cottage is located between two picturesque villages (Clondra and Tarmonbarry). The main town with its recently restored cathedral and a good range of shops etc is Longford town which is 6km away. Dublin airport is 136 km east from the house. Knock airport in County Mayo is 75km to the west. It is ideally located for touring, fishing, golf, walking and cycling. It is a favourite area for fishing in the river Shannon. The Royal Canal was recently reopened between Dublin and Longford offering interesting walks along its banks.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Second home


Amenities

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Access for the disabled
  • Bathroom / toilet wheel chair accessible
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Equipped for Children
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • DVD
  • TV
  • Family Room / Playroom

Extras

  • Use of bicycle(s)

Setting

  • Small Town or Village
  • Rural
  • Waterfront

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

The house is very quiet, detached, surrounded by green fields and bordered by the river Shannon. It is a short walk to Tarmonbarry on the river Shannon with restaurants , Bars and shops. Clondra is also a short walk away with Bars, Harbour, Canal and great walks along the canal. Lough Rynn Castle Hotel is a short drive away with a good restaurant, afternoon tea and woodland walks with great views of the large lake. Belverdre House is 60 kms to the east with its gardens and a Children's magical fairy garden.
The Corlea Trackway is an Iron Age trackway, or "togher", near the village of Keenagh, south of Longford town. It was constructed from oak planks in 148–147 BC. The National Famine Museum at Strokestown House (15km west of the house) tells the story of the Famine of 1845-1850.
The famous Foxford Woolen Mills is 90km to the west, still a working Mill, weaving, rugs, blankets, and with an excellent shop with unique, original Irish products and a great cafe. Galway city is easily reached (108 km to the west), with its cultural attractions, Connemara and wild Irish west route. Sligo and Yeats country is also easily reached (85km) to the west.

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • River

Leisure

  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Corner Shop
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

The Purple Onion restaurant, and Keenan's Bar and restaurant (both with excellent food and drink) are a few minutes walk away in Tarmonbarry. The Richmond Inn in Clondra is a short walk away and is a great place to have a drink on the quayside.

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is not offered

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
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