- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Shannonview Selfcatering is ideally located in the centre of Ireland in county Tipperary on the banks of the river Shannon. Its central location makes it an ideal base for enjoying the local attractions in the area or for making daytrips to some of the best-known tourist destinations in Ireland such as the city of Galway on the West Coast, Connemara, Bunratty Castle or the Cliffs of Moher.
The house is sitting high up on a hill overlooking Lough Derg, the large lake formed by the majestic river Shannon. This fantastic location offers guests breathtaking, panoramic views over the lake and the surrounding countryside of green fields. The front ...Read more
Shannonview - Bungalow with large garden, lakeview
Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland
Additional Location Information
The house is located in County Tipperary in the Midlands, on the banks of the majestic river Shannon. It can be easily reached from either Shannon airport (1 hour), Galway airport (1 hour), Kerry airport (2 hours), Dublin airport or ferry port (2 -2.5 hours) or Cork (2.5 hours).
The house is located in the scenic Shannon area and its central location makes it an ideal base for a number of daytrips to some of the most idyllic locations locally or within a short driving distance. The lake Lough Derg - described as Ireland's Pleasure Lake - is 5 minutes by foot and the local Kilgarvan Quay harbour area is a scenic, peaceful and idyllic small quay which is used for fishing, boating or just a stroll around by locals and tourists alike in the summer time.
Portumna (15 minute drive away - also the nearest bait shop) is a prime coarse angling centre renowned for its quality angling. This area offers good fishing waters which have a good track record. There are several prime angling hotspots, a number which are official match stretches located on the river Shannon itself and the Northern Shores of Lough Derg. For anglers there is an additional fridge/freezer in the garage which can be used as bait fridge and there is plenty of space in the garage for wet gear and tackle storage.
Lake Boats can be rented locally in the area and there is a fishing lake nearby stocked with trout where fishing on an hourly basis can be arranged.(www.northtipperaryanglingcentre.ie).
A renowned gourmet restaurant "Brocka-on-the-Water" is located on the way to the harbour within walking distance which offers an intimate and romantic setting for a special night out, reservations are necessary.
Other activities nearby include horseriding (www.flowerhill.net or www.birrequestrian.ie) or go-carting (www.pallaskarting.com).
Terryglass Village, which is only a 10 minutes drive away is a well-known village on the banks of Lough Derg with two award-winning pubs offering good food throughout the day, Irish music sessions on most weekends and generally a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. Paddy's Bar (www.paddysbar.ie) offers a pick-up and drop-back service for local customers on the weekends free-of-charge by prior arrangement. In the summertime the village is buzzing with visitors who arrive into the well-developed harbour on their boats. The two pubs and the local shop and post office are only a 10-minute walk away from the pier.
Local Attractions: (Driving times by car)
Kilgarvan Quay harbour – 1 minute
Cominchas Forest Walk – 5 minutes
Terryglass Village (pubs, restaurants, harbour) – 10 minutes
Portumna Forest Park – 15 minutes
Portumna – Horse Riding
Dromineer – Shannon Sailing Boat cruises on lake
Killaloe – 50 minutes
Nenagh – 25 minutes
Birr Castle and Demesne – 40 minutes
Day Trips (Driving time by car)
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park – 1 hour
Limerick – 50 minutes
Galway and Connemara – 1 hour
Rock of Cashel - 45 minutes
Cliffs of Moher – 2.5 hours
More About This Location
Lake nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront
Last updated on March 01, 2015
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- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Central heating
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no