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Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan

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Muckno Lodge 5 Bedroom Cottage - Front entrance
Muckno Lodge - say hello to our friendly cows and baby calves
Lake at Muckno Lodge. Photo by Allan Bansbury
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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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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. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Fiona M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Date of stay: June 2021
1  Thank Nicolareillyy
Fiona M, VR Owner at Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awww thank you so much for the lovely review Nicola, it was our absolute pleasure 💖

Reviewed 21 April 2021 via mobile

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...More

Date of stay: April 2021
1  Thank marymcguinness2012
Reviewed 26 August 2020 via mobile

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.

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Pathfinder406488
Reviewed 24 August 2020

I boked 3 nights in Muckno Lodge for a family break. There were 6 of us ranging in age from 13 to 78 and we all loved it. I really cannot recommend it highly enough, it's probabaly the best self-catering accomodation I've ever stayed in....More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Moira M
Reviewed 19 November 2019

We stayed in Muckno Lodge on the October bank holiday weekend from Friday to Sunday. Fiona welcomed us at the house as soon as we arrived, she had scones and tea and coffee ready for us in the kitchen. The house was warm and cosy...More

Date of stay: October 2019
2  Thank Meg2692
Fiona M, VR Owner at Muckno Lodge, Quality Self Catering, Co. Monaghan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2019

Thanks so much for the lovely review Meghan - delighted you all enjoyed your stay & we look forward to welcoming you all again soon :) x

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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

I really don’t know where to start with this amazing property - the excellent customer service from Fiona? The astounding property? The oasis of peace that is the location? Or the amazing homemade scones that greeted us on arrival (thank you Vera)! I booked the...More

Date of stay: July 2019
1  Thank MPC28
Reviewed 30 July 2019

We stayed here for a family get together; there were 13 of us. Honestly, we were all bowled over. The house is in a stunning location overlooking the lake and fields not far from Concra Wood golf course. So, there are lots of activities just...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Anne-Marie L
Reviewed 6 July 2019

Four of us stayed in the main house, total perfection! The accommodation is immaculate in every detail, home made scones on arrival were a nice touch. Fiona is wonderful to deal with, great communication throughout. Have travelled to Ireland for the fishing for 25 years,...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Neal_blk
Reviewed 4 July 2019

What else is there to say about Muckno Lodge that hasn’t already been said it’s a great house in a great location run by even better people in Fiona and her Dad Peter and the rest of the family. A really nice family forever helpful....More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank S4784ILdaved
Reviewed 28 May 2019

Fabulous accommodation, superbly fitted out with everything you would need for your stay. High standard of furnishings & equipment, super-comfy & spacious, light filled rooms throughout. Fiona was the most excellent host, nothing was too much trouble & she was always on hand for anything...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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.
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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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