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James Tymon self catering cottage

View of cottage from bottom of garden with barn to left and old stone buildings to rear.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Gorteen, County Sligo, Western Ireland
James Tymons late19th century cottage with its cowbire and old stone out buildings is a haven of tranquillity yet only 1km from the bustling village of Gurteen. It nestles in 30 acres of stone walled fields.

We have many prepared tracks leading from the house by the river and through the trees to the fields and meadows beyond, ideal for quiet walks and relaxation after returning from exploring the wonderful and varied landscape of Yeats country or attractions such as Eagles flying in the Raptor research centre and farmers market in Boyle. Check out our website tymons cottage west for special offers.

In the evenings relax as we do with turf fires in the living room or stroll to the village to enjoy traditional Irish music in the local pubs (this is the heart of traditional Irish music). Our garden furniture and BBQ are ideal for those...
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Listing #HL48391
About the Owner
Kieran R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2008
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I so enjoyed the cottage. Kieran met us with the fires burning and a delicious apple pie from local bakery. The cottage was spotless and everything from bedding, bath and kitchen needs provided. The town of Gurteen was full of friendly folks...More

1  Thank jverre001
Management response:Responded 20 March 2018

It was a great pleasure meeting both of you and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the cottage. Thank you for your positive view of how you found the cottage and grounds. I hope you will return to the cottage on your...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stayed at this cottage for Christmas and New year to get away from all the madness,The cottage borders Sligo Mayo and Roscommon which in turn leavesyou with many choices to visit and enjoy Lough Key forest and activity park truly beautiful and a great...More

2  Thank Lisa K
Management response:Responded 12 January 2018

I am very pleased you enjoyed staying at the cottage and its grounds so much. Great to hear you found it such a good base for visiting such beautiful places as lough Key forest park, Sligo's numerous beaches and the lovely town of Carrick on...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

What a delight! Such a warm, welcoming and cosy cottage, surrounded by beautiful countryside as well as being just beside the Owenmore river. A perfect place for us to relax and unwind with our dogs, Tess, Meg, Beth & Connie, who loved every minute. Truly...More

1  Thank Freedom694629
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

It was a pleasure meeting you both and of course your dogs Connie, Beth, Meg, and Tess.. Delighted the cottage was what you hoped it would be and that your week was a very relaxing one with your dogs enjoying the grounds. It was lovely...More

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
Additional amenities & feature info
*Our living room contains a good selection of books and plenty of games not to mention a cosy open fire with unlimited turf.
* We have satalite TV a DVD player and a selection of movies.
*We have a nestor martin stove in the dining room. We provide all the fuel.
*We also provide a cot, high chair and a stair gate for our younger guests.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The cottage will be perfectly clean and tidy when you arrive. Please leave it neat when you leave. There is no charge for bringing your pets. I respectfully request that guests...
    1 Full bath
    3 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Special notices. Your pet (or pets) are welcome for free.
There are no other costs whatsoever. All heating,electricity, linen and towels are included (also unlimited turf for both the open fire and Stanley stove)
I can accept payment in Sterling or euro by cheque, bank draft, international transfer or if you wish to pay by credit card through Pay Pal.
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About the neighbourhood
Gurteen is a Mecca for traditional Irish music. The Coleman centre in the village hosts weekly events and a music festival every summer. The friendly local pubs also have regular music sessions. Two of the pubs also serve food. The villagers and visitors are well catered for with a supermarket, post office, petrol station,a hotel.and a pharmacy.

The neighbouring towns host numerous festivals throughout the summer months while Boyle has an Arts festival in July. Close by visit the Irish Raptor centre and watch these marvellous eagles in action. Gilligans world is a great day out for the young ones.

See Yeats ' lake Isle of Innisfree',visit historic Lissadel house and King house or take scenic drives through the curlew mountains and marvel at Wynnes view.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Knock International airport: 37.0 km
Railway: Ballymote: 11.0 km
Ferry: Dublin port: 201.0 km
Fly to Knock international airport (knockairport.com) its approximately 40 minutes from our cottage. The airport is serviced by budget airlines such as Ryan air (ryanair.com) bmibaby(bmibaby.com).

Car hire available from Hertz (hertz.ie), Avis (avis.ie) and Caseys (caseycar.com).

Irish Ferries (irishferries.com) and Stena Line (stenaline.co.uk) operate numerous daily sailings between the UK and Ireland.

I will provide full and clear directions to our cottage from any place in Ireland.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 39.0 km.
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