Secluded Charming Home - Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland - Sligo. Looking for Exchange - July 2nd - 14th. - Sligo

Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,House
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Main Bathroom - Downstairs
Main Bathroom - Downstairs
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Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Lough Gill from the back of house
Lough Gill from the back of house
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Ruth Room
Ruth Room
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Parkes Castle (3 Minutes)
Parkes Castle (3 Minutes)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Half moon bay - Hazelwood (10 minutes)
Half moon bay - Hazelwood (10 minutes)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Majestic Benbulben from Stredgah Beach
Majestic Benbulben from Stredgah Beach
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Deer Park  (5 minutes)
Deer Park (5 minutes)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Surfing at Strandhill Beach
Surfing at Strandhill Beach
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,The Alt Walk at the bottom of the road (2 minutes)
The Alt Walk at the bottom of the road (2 minutes)
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Living/Sun Room
Living/Sun Room
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Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Kitchen
Home exchange in,Ireland,Sligo,Kitchen
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

A four bed, modern, energy efficient home in a secluded setting in a area that is classified as of outstanding natural beauty. The house is situated 5 miles from Sligo (adventure capital of the Ireland) on the shores of Lough Gill beside Parkes Castle. Lough Gill is mentioned in the poetry of WB Yeats. The picturesque lake is surrounded by woodlands, such as Slish Wood, Dooney Rock, and Hazelwood all of which contain popular nature trails and viewing points along the lake. Sligo is the ideal starting point to explore the Wild Atlantic Way to both the Northwest and West of Ireland. Sligo is also known as the adventure capital of Ireland and ranked in the top ten places to visit in Ireland according to the Lonely Planet. The house is ideally situated for trips to other cities - Sligo (10mins), Galway (90 mins), Dublin (2:15 hrs) & Belfast (2:15 hrs). The closest Airport is Ireland West (Knock) 45 mins.


House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


  • 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
  • Baby Equipment
  • Garage
  • Electronics Docking Station
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio


  • Computer available
  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)
  • Family Room / Playroom


  • Babysitter available
  • Use of bicycle(s)


  • Rural


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our townland is Carrickanuroo (Hill of the red squirrel) is rural neigbourhood of Fivemilebourne and is a mix of residential dwellings, forest, mountains, hills, lakes and farming land. It is ideally located between a number of villages (5km), small towns (10km) and a large urban area (9km). Our nearest neighbors are 200 meters up the road and the same distance down the road. It is a safe neighborhood and the pace of life is slow. Its very quite with very little traffic passing throughout the day

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing
  • Windsurfing


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket


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

Within five minutes…

• Take the Waterbus from Parkes Castle, across Lough Gill to Sligo. Take in the Lake Isle of Innisfree, with poetry recitals and cocktail evenings. Be sure to allow time to explore the castle before you depart.
• Enjoy waterbased activities on Lough Gill
• Take a walk on the alt trail or the forest walk at the bottom of the hill
• Take a walk around Deer Park and visit the megalithic tombs
• Walk to O’Rourke’s Table, for fantastic views of Leitrim and Sligo. You can either drive to the entrance and climb the final hill, or walk the whole way from our house
• Cast the rod at either Lough Gill or Carrigeencor, and see what bites with some of the best Fishing opportunities in Ireland.

Our favourite restaurants

Cafés & bars

Special places to shop

Leisure and cultural activities

Walks or jogging paths

Health or fitness clubs

Interesting day trips

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

We are looking for an exchange for 2020 in France or Spain preferably. We are hoping to travel between June 22nd to Mid August. Anything between 2-8 weeks considered. It is important that our house is found the same way when we return. We do not require pet care.


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

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered

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