Border Retreat on the Leitrim / Fermanagh Border

Entire cabin hosted by Joe

  1. 6 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 5 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.


Every booking includes free protection from Host cancellations, listing inaccuracies, and other issues like trouble checking in.
The cottage has recently been refurbished and has new furniture inside.
This house sleeps 6 people only.

There should be no more than 6 people at a time in the house.

There can be no 2nd or 3rd parties of persons on the property unless prior consultation with Mr or Mrs Rooney before arrival. NO EXCEPTIONS
We don't cater for parties at all as the house is strictly NO parties.

This house is for people who want a quiet time away as there is plenty of rural road to walk or cycle.


The space
This property overlooks Lough Melvin which has the world famous Trout and Salmon Lake in Rossinver Co Leitrim with views of Donegal Mountains, you can hire a boat for fishing from two local boat clubs that are within walking distance.

There is also a local organic farm Melvin Meadows which sells eggs and meat,free complementary eggs to all visitors to the cottage. Meat can be sourced.

The nearest pub and shop are less than a mile away in the village of Garrison which has a local SPAR shop/post office and an Off License in one building with pub adjacent to the shop and an another Pub across the way which provides meals at the weekend along with complete restaurant open 7 days a week for sit in or takeaway. Garrison also has a park for Children with Astro Pitch.

There is a Pharmacy in Garrison called Melvin Pharmacy. The pharmacy is a short distance away from the local shop.

There is also an artist studio called Camlake Canvas where you can also view or buy some paintings.

There is also an water activity centre called Corralea located in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh which is a 10 minute drive from the cottage. This water activity centre lets visitors choose from different options including Electric Bike Hire and Canoe & SUP Hire.

There is another tourist attraction situated in Glenade, an area outside of Kinlough Co Leitrim called Eagle's Rock. This is ideal for people who are interested in hiking. The walk is 3 km long. The hike usually lasts between 2-3 hours.

The area boasts some amazing lake and mountain scenery and is twelve miles from Bundoran where sea fishing trips and surfing lessons await. You can hire bikes daily or weekly from the Bike Shop in Bundoran.

There are walking trails and cycle routes, with the famous Stairway to Heaven boardwalk 15 miles away. The Fowley Falls walk is only a mile away too.

Sligo and Enniskillen are a 30 minute drive away from this house.

Ideal getaway for a Rural Retreat for Up to 6 People MAX.

We DO NOT cater for any parties of any type with a maximum of 6 guests at a time.
NO More than 6 people may be on the property at any given time.

There can be no 2nd or 3rd parties or individuals allowed about the cottage without pre approval from Mr/Mrs Rooney in advance as we will not be held liable for anything that happens to them when about the cottage or grounds.

STRICTLY No smoking in the house.
This cottage cannot and will not be used for any other purposes other than for people on holidays e.g. Child Minding or Pet Minding or any other type of enterprise.

No Exemptions and No Excuses

Joe and Alison Rooney

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 cot
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Beach access
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Private backyard – Fully fenced

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4.95 out of 5 stars from 150 reviews


Where you’ll be

Rossinver, County Leitrim, Ireland

Walking distance to Lough Melvins famous Salmon and Trout fishery, The village of Garrison which has two pubs and small supermarket.

Hosted by Joe

  1. Joined in August 2019
  • 150 Reviews
  • Identity verified

During your stay

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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 17:00
Check out: 11:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy