Clonleason Gate Lodge
Fordstown, Co. Meath
Our 18th century riverside cottage has been converted into an elegant one bedroom hideaway for a couple.Set in blissful surroundings of gardens and fields at the entrance to a small Georgian house, the cottage is surrounded by ancient oak trees, beech and roses. It offers peace and tranquillity just one hour from Dublin.
A feature of the cottage is the comfy light filled sitting room with high ceiling,windows on three sides, an open fire, bundles of books and original art. The Trimblestown river, once famous for its excellent trout, runs along the bottom of its secret rose garden. Garden and nature lovers might enjoy wandering through our extensive and richly planted gardens where many unusual shrubs and trees are thriving and where cyclamen and snowdrops are massed under trees.The Girley Loop Bog walk is just a mile down the road.
The bedroom is luxurious and the kitchen and bathroom are well appointed. There is excellent electric heating throughout.
Guests will find a wide variety of interesting things to do and see within easy driving distance of Clonleason. Close to home our local friendly village of Athboy has a divine little bakery and Brogan’s family butcher was recently awarded the McKenna Gold Plaque for excellence. Sheridan’s Cheesemongers in Carnaross attracts serious food lovers to its vibrant Saturday Food Market.
Geographically Clonleason Gate Lodge is surrounded by the great archaeological sites of The Boyne Valley - Newgrange, Loughcrew and Tara. Trim with its concentration of historical monuments has a popular Boyne River walk, and Kells - world famous for the illuminated manuscript The Book of Kells has some pretty Georgian houses. Slane Castle is a favourite with guests for the Whiskey Distillery Tour.
We are an easy drive to Dublin on the N3 and beautiful Wicklow for Powerscourt and Mount Usher Gardens.A little to the north the inquisitive traveller will find much to enjoy in the local museum in Ballyjamesduff where an engaging replica of a First World War trench can be experienced.
Clonleason offers clean fresh air and beautiful unspoilt countryside, with little to disturb the peace and quiet but birdsong.
Clonleason Gate Lodge, Clonleason, Fordstown, Co. Meath, C15 H642, Ireland
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