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Luxury Holiday Home Near Easkey Set In Mature Enclosed Gardens

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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House in Easkey, Sligo, Ireland - Peaceful Location, Yet Just 2 Minutes To The Sea And River At Easkey.

Quiet and peaceful, yet just 2 minutes drive to the Easkey coastline and fishing river or 10 minutes drive to the beautiful beaches at Enniscrone or Dunmoran. A beautiful house with everything to the highest standard. House sleeps 6 adults and there are two sofa beds that provide additional accomodation for 4. Cots and highchairs als provided if requested.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Miriam Carnegie
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016
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About Miriam Carnegie

I am married with five children, aged between 4 and 14. I have recently moved home and currently live on the family farm with my husband and family. I work on the farm where we milk a herd of Holstein Dairy cows and also are tillage and potato farmers.

Miriam Carnegie purchased this house in 2000

Why Miriam Carnegie chose Ireland

We built our property and moved in 2000. We lived here for 10 years until we moved to the family farm. We built the house with a view to having a rental property when this time came. The house is located on a site that is not part of the farmland.

What makes this house unique

Cornerstones is a comfortable one storey property which is floored throughout with pitch pine floorboards. The kitchen cum livingroom is at the centre of the house which has a stone inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. Off the kitchen there is a separate sitting room and dining room. There are sofa beds here for additional accommodation .There are three bedrooms. The main bedroom has an en suite which has a power shower. Bedroom two and three share a large oom. This also has a direct from the mains shower and bath.Bedroom two has twin beds and bedroom three has a double bed. There is a large hot press with ample towels and bedding. We are a family of 7 that acknowledge the needs of families. The house is built on 3/4 acre with mature garden and enclosed patio.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Luxury Holiday Home Near Easkey Set In Mature Enclosed Gardens
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful rural holiday home - Ireland at its best!

  • 4 of 5

Stunning large holiday home with many farmhouse style charms - 3 open fires and plenty of bedrooms for large fAmily get togethers. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The best trip we ever had. Great place can't wait to go back

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Very cosy and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay in this wonderful cottage. There is loads of space inside and out. The house has nice feeling and everything required for a very nice holiday. We were very warmly taken care of by the gracious owner

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Impressive !!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely house. Spacious, full of character and catered for all our needs. The kitchen in particular was a lovely family room and be warned the photos do not do it justice. Miriam, the owner, was a fantastic host. Nothing was too much trouble - however she wasn't any good at sorting requests for warm and sunny weather ;-)

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Brilliant place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here with our son, his wife and two small children. We had plenty of space and found the large dining kitchen especially useful. The weather wasn't great but we still managed to eat out on the large patio several times. The children and the dog had plenty of space to run around and play. The children really enjoyed their visit to the farm to see the cows being milked. Miriam and her family are friendly and helpful and made us all feel very welcome. The children liked the beaches at Inniscrone (sandy with swimming pool and play areas close by), Aughris (sand and rockpools) and Strandhill (sand with a few beach pools). Plenty of walks close by and in Easky village. Sligo is a lovely place to wander and relax in the cafes by the river. The Fleadh Cheoil was on there during our holdiay and it was brilliant.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house in beautiful Sligo! We spent a week here in this fantastic house with four children and we all had plenty of space. Everything you could need was provided and it was spotlessly clean and tastefully presented. Fishing was plentiful, playing was fun in the garden and dining in a spacious kitchen made every meal enjoyable. The owners are friendly and very hospitable. Great location to tour or walk......we will definitely return and have recommended it to friends and family. Thank you Miriam and Andrew.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Ideal location for people with an interest in fishing. The Easkey river can be heard from the house.

2 minutes drive to Easkey castle and pier populated with surfers all year round.

Various sandy beaches and resort at Enniscrone is a 10 minute drive.

Archaeology and nature are plentiful with informative tourist information office. Local shops and pubs 2 minutes in either direction.


Most families with young children like to go to the beautiful sandy beaches at Dunmoran or Enniscrone. For walkers there are several options on the spot or along the coast at Easkey which in along the Wild Atlantic Way

For surfers, it is 1 mile to Easkey and Easkey river is a two minute walk from the house.


Knock Airport - 30 miles. Ryanair continue to add more routes from Knock to UK, France, Germany and Spain.

Dublin Airport - 120 miles.

A car is essential here - for going to the shop etc.


Easkey and Dromore West villages - both 2 miles in opposite directions. Shops, ATM, Butcher, Chinese takeaway, fastfood takeaway, pharmacy shops and pubs.

Sligo town is 20 miles and Ballina 14 miles away in opposite directions.

Further Details:

This is an ideal location of people who want a quiet, scenic, coastal location with a good range of activities. There are great shoreline or hill walks nearby.

Surfing at Easkey is highly recommended. Many guests do the 30 minute walk to the top of Knocknarea mountain for panoramic views. Fishing for Salmon on Easkey River or The Moy in Ballina. Fishing for Mackerel at Augrhis Head or go deep Sea fishing from Enniscrone. Boat trips to Inismurray Island. Stand up paddle boarding and kayaking also at Aughris. Visit caves, tombs, megalithic sites. Sligo-Way walkways. All along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Enjoy an evening in by an open fire or head to Easkey village and you might just be in time for a traditional music session. The acclaimed ' Pudding Row ' is great for Breakfast, Brunch or Afternoon Tea


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Booking Notes:
A deposit of 100 euros or £100 by cheque or account transfer is required to confirm booking, with remainder due on arrival date.
Oil and electricity are extras and are charged the same amount per unit as we are billed.

Changeover Day:
Saturday in high season, flexible rest of year

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sligo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • 2 bathrooms, 1 en-suite. Both with power showers. Seperate wc
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: BR1 (ensuite )with double bed, BR2 has double bed, BR3 has twin beds. BR2 and BR3 share a bathroom. There are 2 further sofa beds in 2nd living room area. Seperate wc
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Oil fired central heating. Solid fuel stove. An open fire in the sitting room makes it very cosy in Winter. There is a travel cot, high chair and lots of toys and books. The garden has a picket fence with a sandstone chip drive. The location is ideal for children/pets. Outside: Garden is 3/4 of an acre with mature trees and lawns. Paved patio and bbq on request. Ample parking. Lots of room for kids bikes and toys. Boiler house for storage of surfboards and fishing rods and tackle. Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, sink, wc Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided.

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