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The Authentic Log Cabin

4.85(60 reviews)SuperhostWestmeath , Ireland
Entire cabin hosted by Sarah
4 guestsStudio4 bedsToilet with sink
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95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The Authentic Log Cabin is a traditional round log cabin built from homegrown timber in 2005.

Situated off the shores of Lough Derravaragh, this is the perfect escape from the modern world. Relax around the campfire after a day of fishing, hiking and exploring historical sites. There is no better place to watch the sunset and star gaze when night fall.

This is for true nature lovers. The basic facilities and lack of electricity foster togetherness and bring out that real outdoors feeling.

The space
The interior is open plan with traditional timber features such as a half door, bunk beds, seating and dining area. The Log Cabin can sleep four guests; a bunkbed and a sofa which can be converted into two single beds or a double bed. Heating of the Log Cabin is supplied by a log burning stove. Lighting is by candle light. *Please note there is no electricity in the Log Cabin.

The exterior consists of a veranda, campfire, dining area and outdoor kitchen. The sheltered outdoor kitchen comes with a bbq, two ring gas hob, fresh running water, all cooking utensils and a cool box. The toilet is in a separate timber built outhouse.

We have a Shepards Hut available to accommodate two more guests for an additional fee.

The local area of the property is perfect for dog walks, nature spotting and fishing with miles of countryside surrounding you. A truly tranquil spot to enjoy the outdoors. The nearest village, Coole, is 3km from the Log Cabin with a pub and corner shop.

Friendly dogs are very welcome but please ask in advance.

Amenities

Lake access
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Patio or balcony
Garden
Indoor fireplace

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Westmeath , Ireland

The Log Cabin is located off the shores of Lough Derravaragh, Co. Westmeath, in the heart of the lake district. The surrounding countryside offers: fishing, walking, cycling, horse riding and plenty of exploring. The Log Cabin offers a rare and unique experience which will make memories of a lifetime.

Areas to explore-

Historical sites- Tullynully Castle & Gardens, Fore Abbey, Hill of Uisneach, Lough Crew, Franciscan Friary Multyfarnham, Belvedere House & Gardens, New Grange Neolithic Tombs, Trim Castle, Athlone Castle and many more.

Fishing- Lough Derravaragh, River Inny, Lough Lane, Lough Owel and Lough Ennell. *Please note a fishing permit is required.

Walks- Mullaghmeen Beech Forest, Royal Canal Greenway, Donore Wood, Tullynally House & Gardens, Belvedere House & Gardens and surrounding area.

Pubs- Burkes (Coole), Murtaghs (Multyfarnham), Weirs (Multyfarnham), The Abbey House (Fore), The Seven Wonders (Fore), Comiskeys (Castlepollard), The Pollard Hotel (Castle Pollard) and Crookedwood.

Dinner- Weirs (Multyfarnham) and The Pollard Hotel (Castle Pollard).

Surrounding towns and villages-
Coole 3km
Castle Pollard 6km
Fore 8km
Crookedwood 8km
Multyfarnham 12km
Mullingar 17km

Hosted by Sarah

Joined in March 2015
  • 64 Reviews
  • Superhost
In 2005 my husband and I built our dream Log Cabin. We are proud of what we achieved and are delighted to be able to share it. Hope you love it as much as we do!
During your stay
On arrival you will be greeted by Brian or Sarah. We will show you around and tell you our story of how we built our Log Cabin. An information pack will be provided.
Sarah is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Check out: 12:00 pm
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy

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