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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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• WINNER of Tourism NI 'Best Play to stay 2015 - Non serviced award' 14 May 2015 Fermanagh Self Catering The Rafters, part of Fermanagh Self Catering is on the first floor of the converted barn, with sloping ceiling, protruding rafters and Velux windows throughout. A beautiful and contemporary white modern fitted kitchen & dining area with high and low level storage cupboards provides ample worktop space. It has parking immediately outside and there are no steps.. just a slight wooden ramp/ bridge where brides have been carried over the threshold of! The Rafters is 4* NITB and welcomes families, anglers, walkers, golfers and cyclists. Other properties in fermanagh self catering welcome dogs. All mod cons are provided in the kitchen and the dining table seats six. There is a leather su...• WINNER of Tourism NI 'Best Play to stay 2015 - Non serviced award' 14 May 2015 Fermanagh Self Catering The Rafters, part of Fermanagh Self Catering is on the first floor of the converted barn, with sloping ceiling, protruding rafters and Velux windows throughout. A beautiful and contemporary white modern fitted kitchen & dining area with high and low level storage cupboards provides ample worktop space. It has parking immediately outside and there are no steps.. just a slight wooden ramp/ bridge where brides have been carried over the threshold of! The Rafters is 4* NITB and welcomes families, anglers, walkers, golfers and cyclists. Other properties in fermanagh self catering welcome dogs. All mod cons are provided in the kitchen and the dining table seats six. There is a leather suite in this area with television & DVD player. A double sofa bed features in a comfortable separate living room with leather suite, television & DVD player. This space is very flexible with the sofa bed as it may be fitted out as lounge or additional bedroom (with associated furniture). A cast iron day single bed is also in this room. The double bedroom is a comfortable size with an en-suite (with mains pressure shower), it can hold a super king or two single beds with a wardrobe, drawers, dressing table and bed-side units. There is a separate bathroom with bath, shower, WC, WHB. The Rafters self- catering unit has special features to be wheelchair friendly. • Double bedroom 1 En suite- Superking or Two single beds (zip and link beds) (Cots available) TV/DVD; • Bedroom 2 Day bed and double sofa bed, satellite free view, DVD player in Living area & 10meg Wi-Fi; • Separate bathroom; • Living / Dining area; • Modern kitchen- Dishwasher, Wash machine/tumble drier, microwave, Halogen hob, fridge & freezer, iron and board; • Eco-friendly solar panels, rainwater recycling scheme, etc.; • Separate decking area with chairs BBQ and parasol. • Unlimited use of games room with slatebed snooker/ pool table, table tennis, table football and wii dvd, lots of age appropriate toys, books, games and jigsaws.. OS mapos/ local history/ cookery books and novels • Sleeps up to 4, in 2 bedrooms; • Car recommended for trips; • Wheelchair accessible; • Nearest amenities are 1.5km away; • Suitable for children of all ages; • Suitable for people with restricted mobility; • No smoking at this property. There is a hot tub and sauna available for exlusive use (surcharge applies). There are sunloungers, recliner chairs with seat pads.We have bikes and kayaks available for hire. Outdoors: badminton and croquet, football and childrens play area- sand pit swings, slide 14'trampoline. Archery lessons available- and mountain bikes for hire (extra charge). only a few miles from new Mountain bike circuit. Archery instruction and badminton coaching are also available on site. Babysitting service available. Outdoors: Private decking area with BBQ, tables, chairs and sunloungers, Shared garden, Bicycles available, Shared grass tennis court on site, Private fishing lake / river, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, badminton, croquet and basketball Bed available for extra person at £30 surcharge per stay Hot tub £80 surcharge exclusive and unlimited use per week £50 weekend 2/3 nights. Sauna £40/ £20 same.. Bike hire £5 per day, kayak £15 1/2 day, Archery £12-15 per person 1 1/2 hrs.. please say before you come so we can arrange and book additional things for you (subject to availability). Payable on arrival in cash only (in advance by cheque or bank transfer). More
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About the Owner
mark & caroline j
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
Interaction with guests
We will welcome you, show you how things work, help you get your bearings. We can suggest things to do, show you on a map where to go etc. Show you how to work the hot tub if you want this (at a surcharge)
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Reviewed 27 May 2019

Rafters is a well equipped and comfortable retreat in a peaceful rural setting. Great welcome from the owner and delicious homemade bread/butter/jam to welcome us on arrival. We enjoyed our time relaxing in the apartment and our trips out to the nearby Cuilcagh Legnagbrocky Trail...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Curious497011
markandcarolines, VR Owner at Rafters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

Thanks very much. We know you made the most of your second visit here and are pleased you know what you like... i am pleased you made use of my tips on where to stop. Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

I had the pleasure in staying in Rafters for three weeks in May and June 2018. I was seeking a restful and quiet rural experience in the parish of my ancestors where I could write and try to find distant cousins. Caroline and Mark were...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank jblakely523
markandcarolines, VR Owner at Rafters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

It was delightful to host you Jeff. We look forward to welcoming you back next year when your dates are finalised. Very educational chats and lentils continue to be in stock!!

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Reviewed 15 April 2015

We stayed here for a week after Easter as extended family with 5 children from 6-1 years. , renting both the Coach House and Rafters. We really loved the beautiful location and the excellently equipped accommodation. There were many little extras that I have not...More

Date of stay: April 2015
1  Thank CMcC38
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This was our second stay with Fermanagh Self Catering and highly recommend it. On arrival Caroline was there to greet us with a lovely tray of home baking which was a welcome treat after a long journey. The Rafters accommodation was very comfortable and had...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Tracey77_UK
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We stayed here for a week and loved it! Plenty of activities for the boys (9+11yrs)! Caroline, the host was lovely and very accommodating! Beautiful fresh bread on arrival and we were very late arriving, 4.30am! Loved the accommodation, clean, fresh and ample space!

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Irishguru2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Trampoline
Toaster
Swingset
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Sauna
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Game Room
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
A Rich History Fermanagh's rich history has left a legacy that stands out in the form of some of Ireland's finest treasures. Intriguing rock carvings dating back as far as 3000 BC, stunning Castles & Stately homes as well as ancient traditions & crafts tell the story of a county steeped in history Enniskillen Castle situated on the banks of the River Erne was built in the early 15th Century by the Maguire Chieftains who ruled Fermanagh at that time. The castle is now home to Fermanagh County Museum and Inniskillings Museum as well as being an excellent starting place to research local and family history. Founded in the 6th Century by St. Molaise, Devenish Island is located in Lower Lough Erne and is one of the finest monastic sites in Ireland. It is home to a perfect 12th Century round...
How to get there
Airlines fly into Dublin and Belfast; 65miles to belfast airport; 80miles to Dublin airport but both take 1 1/2 hours to get here... Buses to Monaghan from Dublin direct and change for Clones or Ulsterbus from Belfast to Maguriesbridge or Fivemiletown.
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