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Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan

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Muckno Lodge - say hello to our friendly cows and baby calves
Muckno Lodge – 5 Bedroom Cottage - View of Large Extension at back
Muckno Lodge Cosy Snug (perfect for reading) with original open hearth fireplace and skillet pots

Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
At Muckno Lodge we pride ourselves on providing charming and luxurious 4 Star Failte Ireland approved Self Catering accommodation nestled within the beautiful countryside of Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. Boasting private lake views and located right beside tranquil Lough Muckno, a favourite of keen course anglers, and the popular Concra Wood 18 hole Championship Golf Course Golf Club, guests can look forward to a warm welcome and relaxing lakeside and countryside break at Muckno Lodge. We have two cottages: - A large spacious 5 bedroom, newly renovated original Bath Estate Stone cottage dating back to 1869, caters for up to 10 guests. - A 1 bedroom Lakeside apartment next door, which can cater for up to 3 guests. - Cottages can be booked separate or together for larger parties. ...At Muckno Lodge we pride ourselves on providing charming and luxurious 4 Star Failte Ireland approved Self Catering accommodation nestled within the beautiful countryside of Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. Boasting private lake views and located right beside tranquil Lough Muckno, a favourite of keen course anglers, and the popular Concra Wood 18 hole Championship Golf Course Golf Club, guests can look forward to a warm welcome and relaxing lakeside and countryside break at Muckno Lodge. We have two cottages: - A large spacious 5 bedroom, newly renovated original Bath Estate Stone cottage dating back to 1869, caters for up to 10 guests. - A 1 bedroom Lakeside apartment next door, which can cater for up to 3 guests. - Cottages can be booked separate or together for larger parties. Visitors will experience a little bit of Irish history during their stay, as Muckno Lodge was originally a game keepers cottage built on the Bath Estate in 1869 during the Plantations. Although fully restored, Muckno Lodge has retained it's original charm with features such as the old stone exterior which has been restored, and the Bath Estate Coat of Arms above the door. One of the most charming aspects of the accommodation however is the traditional open-hearth fireplace featuring the old skillet pot hanging from a traditional old-style crane which has been fully restored. Guests will enjoy a modern, spacious dining and living area, decorated in beautiful teal shades reflecting the view out onto your own private lake. The kitchen and utility has all mod cons including microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. The living room has TV & DVD Player and a traditional Wood Burning stove surrounded by a cosy stone fireplace. Muckno Lodge boasts 5 spacious bedrooms, three double rooms, one with a disability friendly ensuite on the ground floor and two twin single rooms. For convenience one hairdryer is supplied for guests. There is one downstairs WC and bathroom upstairs. Keen anglers, golfers and water sports enthuaists will also appreciate the wet gear storage facilities in the outhouse which also includes a fridge for fresh bait. Guests, both adults and kids alike, will also have lots of fun competing against each other in our separate Games Room which boasts a Pool Table and Air Hockey Table as well as some oldie but goodie Board games. Free WIFI also available. Outside we have a spacious patio area with beautiful scenery of your own private lake and the Co. Monaghan countryside. In addition to Lough Muckno and Concra Wood Golf and Country Club, there is a wide range of leisure and entertainment facilities nearby, including water-sports, paint-balling, go-karting, spa & wellness centre to name a few. There is also a selection of excellent restaurants and bars in nearby Castleblayney town.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
3 Kings4 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Half bath2 Full baths

Meet the host
Fiona M
Hosting since November 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe will be there for you our guest as much or as little as you want us to be :) We will meet you on arrival to provide you with the keys, show you around and answer any questions you may have about your stay or suggestions of what to see or do. We will also be available throughout your stay should you need us - just give us a call :)

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Edwina D
Edwina D
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful spacious house
Stunning house in beautiful countryside location. We had a great family break , fishing and water activities on the nearby lakes. Golf club down the road was great for food with stunning views. Fiona was there to greet us on arrival and left homemade scones and essentials which was a lovely treat .. highly recommend, we will definitely be back
Visited June 2024
Written 18 June 2024. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Laura L
Laura L
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Visiting relatives
Lovely accommodation. Not exactly pet friendly as claimed due to dogs having to be in games room building which was shared with family in the 1 bed cottage. Also gates at end of driveway never closed so dogs could have escaped. Would highly recommend the cottage for a family visiting without dogs though as the accommodation and host are fab.
Visited July 2022
Written 17 July 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Libby W
Libby W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Brilliant
Absolutely loved the house. Fiona is a great host. Will definitely stay again. House was fabulous and location brilliant.
Visited June 2022
Written 12 June 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Lawless1981
Lawless1981
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fabulous home
Had a great stay would recommend to anyone would love to go back in the summer months or Christmas time.
Visited January 2022
Written 31 January 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Fiona M
Fiona M
Thanks a mil for the lovely review Audrey, we'd love to welcome to all back again :)
Written 6 February 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Holi B
Holi B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Highly recommend
I stayed her for a family celebration and I couldn’t recommend it highly enough. It is a modern fresh space but they have kept some of the traditional features of the cottage. If you’re looking to get a peaceful break away then this is perfect.
Visited August 2021
Written 7 September 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Yvonne todd
Yvonne todd
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fab house
Had a wonderful time in this beautiful house. Had everything you could wish for and lots of space for a large group. Set in beautiful countryside. Would highly recommend.
Visited September 2021
Written 7 September 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Daydream61535970079
Daydream61535970079
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A perfect slice of Irish paradise
As a group of 5 fishing friends this was our 12th year of visiting castleblayney. Immediately upon arrival we were blown away by the amazing accommodation. The lodge is simply beautiful along with the surroundings. The presentation of the lodge was simply immaculate. With a tackle storage room and 2 working bait fridges and Muckno on your doorstep it’s a fisherman’s heaven. Fiona and her father Peter went above and beyond to make us feel at home and we’re incredibly helpful…I honestly felt we had been visiting for years…(which IN a few years will be true). It sits head and shoulders above all accommodation we have stayed at over the last decade and we have already booked again..I cannot recommend highly enough.
Visited August 2021
Written 3 September 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Nicola Reilly
Nicola Reilly
Monaghan, Ireland3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
If I could give more stars I would!
Fiona and her husband were the most amazing hosts. We held our wedding reception here and every one of our guests loved the house, facilities and atmosphere. Beautiful house and location! We really couldn’t have asked for more! Thank you again Fiona! We will be visiting for our anniversary next year ❤️
Visited June 2021
Written 10 June 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Fiona M
Fiona M
Awww thank you so much for the lovely review Nicola, it was our absolute pleasure 💖
Written 11 June 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mary M
Mary M
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect cottage and venue
Fiona and the Muckno Lodge came to our rescue and became the venue for our micro wedding reception when the original hotel cancelled. Fiona and her family were incredibly helpful, during what was a stressful time. The photos do not do this house justice and it is so much bigger than it appears. The cottage is perfect for muti-aged families, with the games room a hit with the "big kids". We will definitely be coming back for a more traditional stay in the future.
Visited April 2021
Written 21 April 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Pathfinder406488
Pathfinder406488
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Muckno Lodge
Thanks Fiona. As usual we had a lovely holiday in Muckno Lodge. The house is beautiful, spotlessly clean, well equipped, welcoming and in a lovely part of our country. We will be back soon.
Visited August 2020
Written 26 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Scenic views
  • Waterfront views
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Parking
  • Parking available
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 15 min walk)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Outdoor amenities
  • Patio
  • Private yard

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Map
Getting there
Dublin Airport
79.8 km

Belfast Intl Airport
68.7 km
Restaurants
Old Coach Inn
4.2 km

The Glencarn Hotel Restaurant
4.6 km

The View Restaurant Bar
1.8 km

Eileen's Tea Rooms
4.3 km
Attractions
Lough Muckno Leisure Park
3.9 kmParks

St. Peter's Church
7.9 kmChurches & Cathedrals

GR8 Entertainment
4.8 kmGame & Entertainment Centres

The Horsemans Inn
4.4 kmBars & Clubs
About the neighbourhood
We are convently located just 3km outside Castleblayney town in the Co. Monaghan countryside of rolling green fields and drumlins, beside the renouned Concra Wood Golf Club and beautiful Lough Muckno fishing lake. Muckno Lodge is just 1 hour from both Dublin and Belfast airports, and is a great base to explore Co Monaghan, Northern Ireland, and indeed all the North East of Ireland has to offer. In addition to Lough Muckno and Concra Wood Golf and Country Club, there is a wide range of leisure and entertainment facilities nearby, including water-sports, paint-balling, go-karting, spa & wellness centre to name a few. There is also a selection of excellent restaurants and bars in nearby Castleblayney town.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Conveniently located just 3km outside Castleblayney town, Co. Monaghan, beside the renowned Concra Wood Golf Club and Lough Muckno fishing lake, Muckno Lodge Self Catering Accommodation is just 1 hour from both Dublin and Belfast airports. From Dublin: Follow the M1 and take Exit 17 (Dundalk Centre/ Castleblayney) off the motorway. Take the 1st exit at the junction turning onto the N53, and continue straight on this road for approximately 15 – 20 minutes, driving straight though Culloville village. Turn right at the signpost for Annadrummond (L3720). You will pass Lough Muckno on your left and shortly see our sign for Muckno Lodge on the right hand side. From Belfast: Follow the M1 and take the Dundalk Centre/ Castleblayney exit. Continue straight on the N53 for approximately 15 – 20 minutes, driving straight though Culloville village. Turn right at the signpost for Annadrummond (L3720). You will pass Lough Muckno on your left and shortly see our sign for Muckno Lodge on the right hand side. Eircode: A75TK80
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 15 min walk)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 p.m. Check out by 0 p.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
Above weekly rates refer to total cost of cottage for a seven night stay. Please contact us for separate weekend and Mid-week rates rates or refer to our website: https://mucknolodge.ie/Rates

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Frequently Asked Questions about Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan

Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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