Delightful detached stone (brick) Gate Lodge, built c 1850 and recently renovated, at the rear entrance to Rossmore Forest Park, now a National Park. It is situated about 3km (2 miles) from the county town of Monaghan, which has shops, fine restaurants, vibrant night life and a wealth of amenities including swimming pool and cinema. The park has a mausoleum, several bridges, a walled garden, wells, and a hydraulic dam and also has fishing lakes, picnic sites and walking and nature trails. It has many fine trees, shrubs and historic remains. The Lodge features a large enclosed garden with barbecue area and putting green at the rear. A front terrace was erected from large cut stones recovered on site from the demolished Rossmore Castle in 1972. It is equipped with seating and fire pit providing a spectacular setting for viewing night sky. The property is next door to Rossmore 18hole golf course. There is an equestrian centre at Castle Leslie a short drive away.
Interior: Sympathetically restored to retain character and charm. On the ground floor it supplies a kitchen/breakfast room with electric hob and oven, washing machine/tumble dryer and dishwasher an adjoining sitting/dining room with wood burning stove, dining table and chairs and bed settee. Microwave. Freezer. There is one bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate W.C. and shower which is wheelchair friendly. Upstairs provides one bedroom containing two singles/super king bed with an adjoining en suite bathroom and Jacuzzi bath; shower and W.C. There is central heating from the stove and backup oil fired central heating throughout. Free to air TV in each room and free Wi-Fi. DVD. CD/radio. Hairdryer. Well supervised children welcome. Smoking is prohibited. No pets.
Note: Sleeps 4, maximum 5. Some logs supplied.
Extras: Additional extras may be charged depending on use or if required, these are: Oil, Electricity.