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The Old School House

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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, Western Ireland
Perched on a mountain top overlooking Lough Allen, surrounded by the breathtaking Iron mountains allowing this unspoilt part of the Irish country side, unchanged for centuries, to be truly appreciated. This schoolhouse, constructed at the turn of the century, was falling to ruin when rescued, restored and reinvented. Passive house standards were embraced in transforming this piece of local history into 21st century luxury living.

School House Features:

Low Energy Luxury Living
Multimedia docking stations throughout.
Recycled Rainwater Showers
High speed internet.
Solar charged energy system with heat recovery
CCTV security system
Mezzanine Home office
Outdoor deck with whirlpool spa hot tub
Winter room with log burning stoves
Original features restored thoughout
Double-height split level kitchen/dining/lounge
Automated lighting a...
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Listing #FKN6813438
About the Owner
David C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:77%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
Interaction with guests
Upon arrival of the guest, our property manager will provide a full introduction as well key handover for the entire property. If you would like to have housekeeping, chauffeured arrival, concierge services, private chef or your very own butler kindly inform us ahead of your travel and we will ensure the rest is taken cared of. Our Property Manager is capable of providing travel advice throughout Leitrim and nearby communities and tourist attractions. Meanwhile, if you are into the outdoor fun we have got you covered with a wide variety of activities for the Adventure Traveller. The property manager is available around the clock and can be contacted 24/7.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

My wife and I stayed in the old school house during the Easter holidays.We were looking to escape from the busy city scene in a relaxing quiet environment, and we certainly got that and more. The views over Lough Allen are amazing and the sense...More

3  Thank portelc
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the old school house for 2 nights after our friends wedding in Dublin. When booking this break we were specifically looking for a place to escape and wind-down with zero distractions. This retreat perfectly met our needs and more!...More

4  Thank RogerGoode86
Thaddeus h, VR Owner at The Old School House, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Hi RogerGoode86, I would just like to take the time to thank you for providing such an in-depth review of the property and all of the great pleasures that come along with staying at our gorgeous retreat designed for escaping the rigours of life. It...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No Parties or Events.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Perched on a mountain top overlooking Lough Allen, surrounded by the breathtaking Iron mountains allowing this unspoilt part of the Irish country side, unchanged for centuries, to be truly appreciated. This schoolhouse, constructed at the turn of the century, was falling to ruin when rescued, restored and reinvented. Passive house standards were embraced in transforming this piece of local history into 21st century luxury living.
Getting around
Property Manager will make sure you operate like a local!

Boat cruise along the River Shannon – Carrick-on-Shannon – 30mins
Water Sports – Lough Allen Adventure Centre – 20mins
Lough Key Forest Park, Adventure centre, climbing, hiking, forestry zipwire, Historic Castle Island and grounds – 35mins
The Shannon Blue Way, cycling, walking, horse riding, paddle boarding – 20mins
Glencar Waterfall, Glencar – 37mins
Arigna Mining Experience, Arigna – 18mins
Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, 55mins
The Organic Centre, Rossinver – 40mins
The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon – 30mins
Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore – 40mins
Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton
The Glens Centre, Art, music, performance – 26mins
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Dublin Airport to Moneenatieve National School – (approx. 2.5hrs): 186.0 km
How to get to the School House / Travel Times & Distances

Dublin Airport to Moneenatieve National School – 186km (approx. 2.5hrs)
Belfast Airport to Moneenatieve National School – 185km (approx. 2.5hrs)
Taxi from Carrick-on-Shannon Train Station to Moneenatieve – 32km (approx. 30mins)
Taxi from Sligo to Monenatieve – 39km (approx. 42mins)
Knock Airport to Moneenatieve – 80km (approx. 1.25hrs)

Route 1
Train + Taxi
Train Dublin Connolly – Carrick-on-Shannon – (approx. 2.25hrs)
Taxi Carrick-on-Shannon – Moneenatieve – (approx. 0.5hrs)

Route 2
Bus + Taxi
Bus Busaras (Route 23 Sligo) – Carrick-on-Shannon – (approx. 3hrs)
Taxi Carrick-on-Shannon – Moneenatieve – (approx. 0.5hrs)

Route 3
Taxi
Taxi Dublin Airport – Moneenatieve – (approx. 2.5hrs)

Route 4
Chauffeur Drive
Dublin Airport – M...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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