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Ashtree Cottage, Co. Offaly in the centre of Ireland

7 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Located on a farm only 2.5 miles from Banagher town in Co. Offaly, Ireland. The Ashtree Cottage has the feeling of seclusion while it is actually well placed to tour the West of Ireland and is within easy walking distance of the River Shannon! If your passion is fishing then Ashtree Cottage is the place for you! Its location near the River Shannon makes the Ashtree an angler's dream Banagher is famous for its Irish music pubs, its river cruises, Bog walks and tours, great Fishing, (coarse fishing - pike fishing is particularly rewarding). Its proximity to several golf courses, Excellent super markets and shops, Restaurants and Hotels make it a great holiday location . Most of the pubs serve really good food and creamy Guinness ....Located on a farm only 2.5 miles from Banagher town in Co. Offaly, Ireland. The Ashtree Cottage has the feeling of seclusion while it is actually well placed to tour the West of Ireland and is within easy walking distance of the River Shannon! If your passion is fishing then Ashtree Cottage is the place for you! Its location near the River Shannon makes the Ashtree an angler's dream Banagher is famous for its Irish music pubs, its river cruises, Bog walks and tours, great Fishing, (coarse fishing - pike fishing is particularly rewarding). Its proximity to several golf courses, Excellent super markets and shops, Restaurants and Hotels make it a great holiday location . Most of the pubs serve really good food and creamy Guinness .More
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About the Owner
Marian M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Interaction with guests
John and Marian McDonald live near the Ashtree Cottage so you can contact us if you need any help.
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

My wife and I and another couple stayed here at the end of July and beginning of August. We absolutely loved it. It is the perfect spot for an Ireland vacation. It’s right in the center of the island. The rates are great. The owners...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Destination446934, VR Owner at Ashtree Cottage, Co. Offaly in the centre of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Brian. Thank you for your lovely words . We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and you will always be welcome to come to the Ashtree Cottage again. The summer is finally coming to an end here in Banagher and we are pleased to...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Excellent stay-Marion couldn't have been more helpful. Cottage suited our needs well & we were very comfortable

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Janene101
Management response:Responded 23 October 2016

Thank you for your nice review.

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Enjoyed our stay. We were quite comfortable & had everything we needed. The rural location was very peaceful. A bonus was each room having their own bathroom & (of course) being able to do our own laundry. Marian was fantastic to deal with. Only suggestion...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Janene101
Management response:Responded 23 October 2016

Thank you Janene for reviewing our the Ashtree Cottage. It was nice meeting you for the Clay Pigeon Shooting Championship in July. We'll definitely look at updating the TV. Best wishes with your future competition so!

Reviewed 3 September 2015

I stayed at Ash Tree with a fellow UK traveller and a Canadian friend and her daughter. The cottage is roomy, well-equipped and extremely comfortable. The three bedrooms each had their own private bathroom and the living/dining/kitchen areas were of sufficient proportion to allow us...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Tina A
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Marian and John were wonderful hosts. The cottage was clean, comfortable, and equipped with everything needed for our stay. It is close to town with shopping and pubs. Great location for drives to Galway and Limerick. We loved our daily visits from the McDonald's dog,...More

Date of stay: June 2013
2  Thank SELDREDGE
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The large living room, kitchen,Sitting and dining room are open-plan. There is a big open fireplace in the living room complete with large chimney and mantle piece. The custom-made sofas, upholstered in rich burgundy fabric, flank the fireplace. Should you like the novelty of lighting the fire, please come to the main farmhouse for peat -given to you with pleasure! The kitchen area has all appliances (a microwave, dishwasher, Free standing cooker, refrigerator and freezer, toaster, coffee maker). The walls are creamy white and the simple cupboards and dresser are in knotty pine. Off the kitchen, a small utility room has the a washer and dryer and ironing facilities. The en suite bathroom has a large slipper tub and shower over tub. Panelled pine and mirrors, clock and table of Celtic ironwork , add style to the bathroom. There are 3 bedrooms in the Ashtree Cottage. (Two double and a twin) The Master Bedroom has a queen size French bed that has a beautiful carved headboard. There is a dressing table and chair, a large wardrobe and rocking chair. The look is inviting and serene. Walls are in shades of magnolia and cream with pine floor. The second bedroom has a custom-made King size double bed. The third bedroom has twin beds. Both rooms have desk/dressing table and chair, large wardrobes and tiled en suites with showers.
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About the neighbourhood
Located on the Shannon crossing, Banagher town was originally a small port in the 18th century, and is now a major centre for Boating activities as well as fishing and water sports. Situated in the County of Offaly, Banagher attracts thousands of visitors each year and this town welcomes visitors. Banagher is an ideal base for touring Ireland. was once home to such literary greats as Anthony Trollope and Charlotte Bronte and also William Wilde the father of Oscar Wilde. The Wide Bridge that crosses the River Shannon at Banagher and opens the way to tour the West of Ireland. As far as entertainment goes, Banagher has a wonderful array of both restaurants and pubs. You can enjoy a quiet drink or follow the sound of singing and traditional
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A car is necessary to get the best out of your visit to the Ashtree Cottage.
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