THE HARBOUR MASTERS HOUSE, LUXURY SELF-CATERING

Grainne Kirwan

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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THE HARBOUR MASTERS HOUSE, LUXURY SELF-CATERING

County Offaly House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps A Maximum Of 14

Built in 1806, and recently restored to a luxury standard. The Harbour Masters House sleeps up to 14 people, with all bedrooms ensuite. Smaller parties are also catered for at a reduction. Fishing, boating, pubs and facilities all within 50 meters. Boats for hire, drying room, bait and bait shed available. Private car park, garden, balcony, oil fired central heating, open turf fires and all modern conveniences. TV in all rooms. Bord Failte 4 star approved.

Tea and coffee making facilities are avilable in all bedrooms. Linen, towels and dressing gown and slippers provdied.

There is a large dining room situated at the back of the property over looking the manicured gardens. It has seating available for 14+ people. There is a large kitchen in the basement of the property and a small kitchenette beside the dining room.

There are 2 large sitting rooms in the house. One in the basement and one on the first floor.

A large balcony overlooks the garden to the rear and it has seating.

Shannon Harbour is unique:: A purpose built village, it was designed,constructed and operated as a trans shipping centre.Situated on the Grand Canal at its terminus where it joins the Shannon at the mouth of the Brosna river. Shannon Harbour was originally a town constructed to meet the requirements of accomodiation and storage of its lifeblood, the Grand Canal.

The great stonemasons of the 19th century knew their trade well. Many of the stone buildings remain including our Harbour Masters House,a historically listed building which has been recently restored to its luxury standard.

Local Attractions:: The village has returned to life in recent years attracting visitors from all over the world for a myriad of reasons.

Excellent course fishing facilities in a central location attract fishermen and women from Britain and mainland Europe.

It is a birdwatchers paradise with many rare birds visiting and thriving for many years. The Bullock island, only a short walk form the 36th lock or lower lock is the last bastion of the endangered Corncrake, once one of the most common European birds.

In the village there are two pubs, a shop,plenty of seats and picnic benches.There are numerous tourist facilities within the locality. Shannon Harbour is adjacent to several 18-hole golf courses,all offering excellent facilities. Other local attractions include - Clomacnoise, Leap Castle, Birr Castle, Glendeer pet farm.

Situation:: Less than 10 minutes drive from Clonmacnoise and a similar distance from Birr,Shannon Harbour is between Banagher and Shannonbridge on the river Shannon.The village is approximately 90kms from Galway/ Dublin.

We accept Visa,Mastercard and Eurocard with a 3% supplement

More Details
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Grainne Kirwan

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Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
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Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Map

Nearest Airport
117 Kilometres
Shannon airport
Nearest Ferry
155 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Tullamore
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Shannonbridge
Nearest Beach
85 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Canal Bar or McIntyres Shannon Harbour
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Birr
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Shannon Harbour pub grub or Banagher restaurants
Car: necessary

The Harbour masters house is a Georgian house built in 1806, located right on the waterfront of the Grand Canal and just metres from the River Shannon. In the village of Shannon Harbour there is a children’s playground and many fishing spots, a shop and a traditional pub which has many music sessions. The grounds of the house itself has a large landscaped walled-in garden. You can take daily strolls to the river, take a picnic and soak up the atmosphere or choose to dangle a line at the fish and catch your own dinner! If you crave total tranquillity then the Harbour Masters House is what you are looking for!

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Notes

  • Whole House sleeps 14. Smaller groups catered for. E-mail grainne.kirwanhmh@gmail.com for details.
    Bank Holiday weekends price on application.

    Christmas and New year - Email owner.

Amenities

County Offaly House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • All rooms en-suite.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
  • 3 doubles, 2 twins, 1 family bedroom Tea & coffee making facilities in rooms. Linen, towels, dressing gown and slippers provided. Tv in every room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf

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