About This Listing
Drumsa is a beautiful old Georgian village on the bank of the River Shannon with a splendid harbour and mooring facilities. Dru(website hidden)a is directly adjacent to the River Shannon and the N4 Sligo/ Dublin road. The property is 6km from Carrick on Shannon.
Charming Period Residence enjoying a superb location off the N4 in this picturesque and historic village. The property is only c 30m from the River Shannon and forms part of a most distinctive Georgian streetscape.
Carrick on Shannon is circa 5 minutes drive away.
Canadian canoe with access to the river .
Bikes to explore the surrounding countryside.
Outdoor table and chairs to dine al fresco.
Large comfortable sitting-room with TV and wi-fi.
Interaction with Guests
Informal welcoming chat on arrival .
Available at a moment's notice if there's anything required.
There is lots to do in Dru(website hidden)a and the nearby town of Carrick on Shannon.
With abundant activity options for you to enjoy,this area is widely acclaimed as a water sports paradise. Within a 10km radius there are actually 41 lakes. You can choose from golfing, horse-riding, rowing, paintballing, high rope zipit and lots more.
There are so many shops for all your needs too! Dru(website hidden)a has excellent hairdressing salons and a Beauty (website hidden) has three very comfortable and attractive pubs. In the nearby Carrick there are several fabulous restaurants .
And with Ireland's unpredictable climate, the area caters for those days that you would prefer to be indoors. Choose from bowling, karting, swimming, art classes & exhibitions, theatre, fun filled puzzles and an award winning cinema which will keep you and yours well entertained.
Surgeon-General Thomas Heazle Parke (phone number hidden)) was an Irish doctor, explorer, soldier and naturalist was born in Clogher House, Dru(website hidden)a. He is buried in Dru(website hidden)a where there is a memorial plaque in his honour.
Robert Strawbridge ( who died 1781) was a Methodist preacher born in Dru(website hidden)a, County Leitrim, Ireland. He is also commemorated in the village. He was one of the pioneers of Methodism in the United States. The Wesleyan historical society erected a memorial to Robert Strawbridge in Dru(website hidden)a in 1992.
The writer Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882), lived in the village for a period during the 1840s, where he wrote The Macdermots of Ballycloran. Anthony Trollope was remembered in the village with the launch of the Historic Trollope Trail by President Mary McAleese in September 2008. There is a very innovative and active Trollope Summer School held here every year.
Parking is included.
Public bus available to and from airport .
Train station nearby with access to Dublin and Sligo.
Other Things to Note
Dru(website hidden)a is widely acknowledged as an anglers paradise. The many unpolluted lakes and rivers in the area support a huge population of wild fish. Coarse fish species include Bream, Roach, Rudd, Hybrids, Tench, Pike, Perch and Eels. The Shannon flows through the village and there are several good fishing lakes close by. The Shannon has Bream, Rudd, Roach, Tench, Perch and Pike. Lough Aduff just outside the village is a very good Bream and Roach water with good Tench present to 5 lb (2.3 kg) . Headford is a small lake located about 1½ mile north east of the village of Dru(website hidden)a, this lake has a good stock of Bream to 3 lb (1.4 kg) and some very good Tench fishing can be had here, especially during the summer months.
No pets allowed.
No smoking in the house.
Normal courteous behavior expected.
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