Listed Self Catering
The Old Schoolhouse
WEEKDAY BREAKS: €400 - 4 nights self-catering, sleeps up to 10 guests. Enjoy the tranquillity of the surrounding forestry and walk the nearby Cavan Way and Kingfisher Trail. Visit the Cavan Burren and enjoy the serenity of Shannon Pot. Alternatively pick up a good book and relax in front of the wood burning stove while the kids play pool on the Wii out of ear shot, weather permitting. This is a midweek (Mon-Thu) offer, valid March 12 to June 28, 2012.
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Set near the beautiful little village of Dowra, the Old Schoolhouse is perfect for relaxing in an undiscovered corner of County Cavan. Furnished to a luxurious, four-star standard, the property is ideal for all kinds of breaks, ranging from a relaxing family break to an adventure packed weekend. It’s also suited for group reunions, hen parties and family get-togethers.
The accommodation comprises three double bedrooms (two with ensuite) on the first floor and a fourth ensuite bedroom on the ground floor. The spacious property has been restored with energy conservation and sustainability in mind, and has been awarded the EU Flower. It was also included in The Guardian’s Green Travel List 2010. Solar and pellet boiler heating, rainwater harvesting (toilet flushing), and reedbed filtration are some of the technologies employed at the Schoolhouse. Under-floor heating is installed in all rooms with an inset wood-burning stove providing an attractive alternative source of heat.
Facilities include a games room with slate pool table, Wii controller, stereo system and home cinema with 32-inch LCD TV. Guests can enjoy the outdoor patio area with wood burning heater, barbecue and garden seating. The property has ample parking.
The Old Schoolhouse is conveniently located within 15 minutes of major attractions, such as the Shannon Pot, the Burren, Marble Arch Blacklion and Florence Court. Further afield, guests can visit the Atlantic coast of Donegal and Sligo, and Lough Melvin and Arrow, where trout and salmon fishing is available (in season).
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