About this listing
This newly built beautiful lake side cottage is located on the shore of Lough Melvin in the Fermanagh Lakelands. The area has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and an area of special scientific interest.
Rossmore Cottage is an ideal property for families, couples, walkers, golfers, anglers, water enthusiasts. Local options include:
* fishing for trout on Lough Melvin
* surfing at Bundoran's Tullan Strand
* horse riding at Mullaghmore
* salmon fishing on the Drowes river
* walking in the Dartry mountains
* miles of sandy beach at Rossnowlagh
* sea angling in Donegal Bay
Enjoy the peace and quite of the countryside and yet only 10 miles from Bundoran town and its beaches, which hosts many restaurants, shops, amusements and a waterworld.
Within easy reach we have the famous Marble Arch Caves, Enniskillen Castle and Museum, Belleek Pottery, Ulster American Folkpark, 3 National Trust properties. 2 golf courses (including Lough Erne Golf Resort (Sir Nick Faldo) & 2 driving ranges, Ideal for walking, fishing, cycling. Also within easy reach of the Counties of Tyrone, Cavan, Leitrim, Sligo & Monaghan.
Garrison provides an ideal base to explore the beautiful Fermanagh Lakelands as well as Cavan, Leitrim, Sligo, Donegal and the stunning Altantic coastline. Along with many attractions one of Europe´s finest show caves, Marble Arch Caves European Geopark, is a 25-minute drive. Or, you can venture further out and take advantage of North and West Ireland's world famous attractions such as the Giant's Causeway, Bushmills distillery, Slieve League sea cliffs and Glen Veigh national park.
A car is essential.
Other Things to Note
The landscape west of Enniskillen is as rugged and beautiful as it comes.
The surrounding area - where the counties of Leitrim, Donegal and Fermanagh meet - has a wide variety of scenery: beautiful lakes, long lines mountains and long sandy beaches with high dunes. Full of history, from megalithic tombs to the ruined cottages which remain from the potato famine 150 years ago, the area is ideal for an outdoor holiday
Lough Melvin - Sitting on the western end of Co. Fermanagh this is one of Ireland's most famous Loughs. Only three miles from the sea coast of Donegal Bay, Lough Melvin stretches nine miles along the foot of the Dartry Mountains. It is an unspoilt water of great beauty and is renowned for the range of fish, plants and animals that it supports. It is home to three distinct species of trout – the magic sonaghan, the gillaroo and the ferox – as well as enjoying a run of spring salmon and grilse.
Fishing starts in February with the arrival of the first salmon and continues through the months with grilse from May to July and wonderful trout fishing throughout the season. Trolling is the most used method for the springers but fly fishing for the sonaghan and gillaroo, as well as the grilse, is excellent. There is good public access with boat jetties at Kinlough Pier, Stracomer, Breffni Pier, Dernaseer and Garrison. Boats, and in some cases, boatmen and outboards, are available for hire.
Lough Melvin is also considered a Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest in Northern Ireland and an Area of Outstanding Beauty and Area of High Visual Amenity in the Republic of Ireland
West Fermanagh Scarplands - has a diverse range of geological and physiographical features. These support a range of habitats and associated vegetation communities of unparalleled significance in Northern Ireland. The rocks of the area are some 335 million years old and date from the Carboniferous.
Lough Melvin Holiday Centre - Holiday centre located in Garrison village on the shores of Lough Melvin.
Lusty Beg Island Activity Centre - Idyllic 75 acre island set in the heart of the Fermanagh Lakeland. The corporate hospitality venue with a diffrence. The perfect mix in business, leisure and pleasure.
Corralea Activity Centre Ltd - Corralea offers the most picturesque scenery if you want to chill out in the country, enjoy the beauty of the lake and surrounding mountains.
Bundoran Surf Co Kids Surf Camp
We cannot accommodate dogs as we have pedigree sheep in the adjoining fields.
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