Glasson 2.3 miles. This quaint detached log cabin, Port Heron Lodge, rests by an idyllic lake in Ballykeeran near Glasson, County Westmeath. Just moments away from the stunning Lough Ree lake and boasting beautiful views in a quiet setting, this is the perfect home-from-home for a family wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of life. After parking in the ample off-road parking available close-by, make your way up to the decking of this timber abode. Head inside to be enveloped by a rustic open-plan living space, where everything you need is at your feet. Gather your loved ones on the sofa and watch your favourite show on the Smart TV. The kitchen is fitted with everything you need to rustle up those homecooked favourites, from a fridge/freezer to a dishwasher; enjoy dinner at the nearby dining table with its plush corner sofa. As the day draws to a close, head to bed in three inviting bedrooms, including a double bunk bed with single over and another bunk bed that are ideal for the kids; both rooms showcase ample storage for your belongings. Close-by is a fabulous king-size room where you can enjoy a well-earned rest as you watch a move on the wall-mounted Smart TV. The rooms share a well-presented shower room that boasts a spacious corner shower, where you can wash off a day of walking or cycling. Savour a sunny afternoon on the timber decking and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining on the abundant seating available with a handy barbecue. The property backs onto a lake where you can stroll along its jetties and sit down by the beautiful waters; why not take your furry friend for a stroll around the lake, or try your hand at angling in it? Ballykeeran is home to a popular pub, The Dog & Duck, providing you with tasty meals for days when you don't feel like cooking. Travel further afield to the lovely village of Glasson where you can find two more pubs, including local-favourite Grogans, and a convenience store stocked with your essentials. For a day by Lough Ree, be sure to visit Wineport with its twin marinas or Killinure where you have access to the stunning Portlick Millenium Forest and Castle, along with sailing opportunities to Inchmore and Hare Island. The bustling town of Athlone isn't far and is home to a famed walking trail, the Old Rail Trail, the vast, riverside Burgess Park and the River Shannon where you can enjoy sailing through its waters on a pleasure boat. Athlone additionally plays host to a plethora of fascinating attractions, including: the Castle Information Centre, Luan Gallery and the famed Sean's Bar. Travel further afield to the county town of Mullingar where you can tour the stunning Cathedral of Christ the King, take the kids for an afternoon of fun at Rock 'n' Bowl, or venture to the close-by Lough Ennell for watersports and the family-friendly Mollie Moo's Pet Farm. There is so much more to see in the wider area, including the thriving city of Galway where an abundance of activities and attractions await. For a peaceful holiday in County Westmeath, choose Port Heron Lodge.
Electric central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. 2 x Smart TVs and WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for 3 cars. Decking with a barbecue and furniture. One well behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2.3 miles, pub 0.5 miles. Note: Children must be supervised at all times on the jetties and by the lake. Note: There are steps leading up to the decking, please take care
All-one-level. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x double bunk bed with single over, 1 x bunk bed. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
Glasson is a tranquil village resting on the banks of a stream leading to Lough Ree's waters. The friendly village is home to two eateries, including the popular Grogan's pub, and a convenience store well-stocked with essentials. Glasson boasts ample access to the settlements surrounding Lough Ree, from Killinure to Wineport, where visitors can partake in range of watersports and activities, including sailing to small islands. The bustling town of Athlone is a short distance away and is home to ample riverside attractions for all the family.