The Waterfront Quay Houses offer elegant living and luxury self-catering at its finest. Situated directly overlooking the River Shannon in the town centre of Carrick on Shannon, Co.Leitrim.
The superb Waterfront Houses consists of the following:
• 3 bedrooms to sleep up to 8 people in two double/single bedroom ensuite, one large studio bedroom with either two double or twin beds. As we have zip and link beds we can offer you whatever sleeping arrangements you require.
• Car Parking directly in front of your accommodation.
• A really spacious open plan living/dining room filled with natural light with private patio with Barbeque.
• The open plan, fully fitted kitchen features an oven/hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and all the necessary kitchen utensils and crockery.
• Bed linen and towels are provided with goose and down duvets and pillows.
• TV channels available in the holiday homes are: RTE1, RTE2, TV3, TG4, BBC1, BBC2 , SKY NEWS
• High speed broadband and wifi throughout whole house
The Waterfront Quay Houses are situated right in the middle of town on the River Shannon with most spectacular views of the marina and river. With restaurants and bars, shops and nightlife all on hand, yet still only a short drive from the beach in Strandhill in Sligo.
Indeed, being within an easy walk of the town’s many friendly and lively pubs means no problems with having a sociable drink in the evening; a plus factor that makes for the most relaxed of stays. For most holidaymakers, this convenience is a considerable recommendation when choosing where to stay.
Whether it’s couples seeking a romantic break, attending a wedding in The Landmark Hotel beside us, energetic hiking groups yearning to stretch their legs, families with young children that can’t wait to get going with a bucket and spade on golden sands, or devotees attending one of the hugely popular festivals held throughout the year, everyone loves coming to this part of The West. Visitors from abroad are especially taken with the combination of friendly welcoming atmosphere and stunning scenery, and having once experienced it come back again and again.
Driving distance from:
Knock Airport : 45 mins and 50 euro taxi fare
Dublin/Airport : 1 hr and 45 mins
Galway : 1 hr and 20 mins
Sligo : 45mins
Belfast : 2 hrs drive
Pets are welcome on request and we have two large dog cages available for use during your stay. We would kindly request that pets be kept downstairs and away from the bedrooms. An additional charge of €50 euro per pet per stay will apply, this is payable onsite to the owner Philip on arrival.
LEISURE CENTRE ACCESS FOR GUESTS STAYING AT THE Waterfront Quay Houses:
We're delighted to advise guests that we have an agreement in place Aura Leisure Centre and swimming pool in Carrick which is a 5 min walk away.
What's to do in Carrick on Shannon?
With abundant activity options for you to enjoy, Carrick on Shannon is widely acknowledged as a water sports paradise. Did you know within a 10km radius there are 41 lakes? You will be spoilt for choice with golfing, horse-riding, rowing, paintballing, high rope zipit, hill tumbling zorbing and lots more.
And with Ireland's unpredictable climate, we cater for those days that you would prefer to be indoors. Choose from bowling, karting, swimming, art classes & exhibitions, theatre, fun filled puzzles and our award winning cinema which will keep you and yours well entertained.
Carrick on Shannon doesn’t close down during the winter months, but continues its bustling cheerful way throughout the year. Whenever you come, there is always something going on - another plus factor for those seeking the ideal holiday location.
Arigna Mining Experience
A unique underground tour in what was Irelands last working Coal Mine. Discover and experience the fascinating life of an Irish coal miner.
Battlebridge Paintball & Zorbing
Award winning, purpose built Paintball & Zorbing site located 5 minutes from Carrick on Shannon.Battlebridge guarantees you and your group a fantastic, fun-filled experience. Our Paintball site has been voted 'best in the country' two years running and now we have added Zorbing to the mix, we guarantee the best paintball and zorbing experience.
Carrick On Shannon Golf Club
Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club is situated on the outskirts of the town of Carrick on Shannon, by the banks of the Shannon.It is an ideal location for your golf outing, be it a sociable fourball, society or corporate outing.
Carrick Tennis Club
Two outdoor polymeric courts nestled between the river Shannon and town centre. This picturesque setting of two outdoor polymeric courts overlooking the river Shannon is ideally located close to the town centre and surrounding idyllic amenity area. With the imminent installation of state of the art Flood Lighting, the newly restored Carrick Tennis Club (Carrick on Shannon Lawn Tennis Club) will soon be open for business all year round
Outdoor Swimming at Drumshanbo: Cool Off in Style
If your little ones prefer a more relaxed day, head to Drumshanbo outdoor swimming pool. One of the few public outdoor pools in the country, it's a safe and refreshing spot to unwind after a day of excitement. With individual changing cubicles, toilets, and showers, it's the perfect place to cool down and enjoy a leisurely afternoon. The pool is located at Acres Lake, where additional attractions like a floating boardwalk and a fun playground await your exploration.
Traffic-Free Cycling: Explore the Shannon Blueway
Get on your bike and pedal through the scenic wonders of the region. The Shannon Blueway, Ireland’s first Blueway, offers 20 kilometers of traffic-free cycling. Whether you bring your own bikes or opt for nearby rentals, this easy and family-friendly route takes you along the canal to the floating boardwalk over Acres Lake, providing a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
Irish Raptor Research Centre. The sanctuary is home to a wide variety of birds of prey. The shows consist of a display of many birds flying to the trainer, over the heads of the audience.
Lough Allen Watersports
Watersports activity centre 10km from Carrick-On-Shannon. A place where you can participate in all kinds of watersports like: Canoeing - paddle the most scenic stretches of Lough Allen in kayaks.
Lough Key Forest & Activity Park
Visitor Centre with Attractions Fun for all the family!! It’s the perfect place to do as much or as little as you like After redevelopment the Park now encompasses a landmark cluster of unique attractions offering gentle leisurely pursuits or energetic activities. We offer great Value for a family Day out so it is perfect for your Summer family Outing or offers plenty of activities to keep everyone occupied for a longer stay!
Scenic boat tour of the River Shannon. The Moon River pleasure cruiser is equipped with a luxury bar service and dedicated crew and is the ideal venue for Shannon River seeing and Entertainment.
One of the top visitor farms in Ireland. Tullyboy Farm is a real working visitor farm where farming is still a family affair embracing traditional ways and the contact with older wisdoms.
Zipit Forest Adventures
Zipit Forest Adventures is platforms on trees at various heights (ranging from 1 metre to 20 metres off the ground) and connected with a range of activities to allow the participant move from one tree to another.Zipit is the first high wire forest adventure in Ireland, and its in Lough Key! They have created an action-packed, adrenaline-filled adventure for anyone from age 7 upwards with a basic level of fitness, providing hours of fun. Ideal for those new to the world of adventure who like their challenges in bite-sized chunks to weekend warriors seeking the latest adventure test. Come and tackle this unique activity mix of zip lines, rope bridges, tarzan swings, and climbing walls with a few extra challenges thrown in for good measure. If you have visited the continent, you may have seen or participated in the same concept – and yes, ours is as good, if not better.
King House - Historic Mansion & Military Barr
Fully restored Georgian Mansion built in the 18th Centuary for Sir Henry King. Open April to September. Tuesday to Saturday at 11am with last admissions at 4pm.
The Costello Memorial Chapel
The smallest church in Ireland and the 2nd smallest in the world. This church was built in honour of Mary Josephine Costello, beloved wife of Edward.
Performing arts centre art gallery recitals drama. The Dock is also home to the award-winning Leitrim Design House showcasing the arts and crafts of Leitrim artists.
The Famine Museum and Memorial Garden
The Famine Attic Memorial is located at what was once a Workhouse servicing Carrick-On-Shannon and the surrounding area.
PLEASE PRE BOOK WITH PHILIP ON 086 6029755.
Driving from Sligo or Dublin the houses are located directly on the main bridge near roundabout . You can drive to the houses by turning into car-park opposite Cryans hotel and drive under the bridge and the houses will be on your right hand side and are the two yellow houses nearest to the bridge.
Check in Details:
Possession of your house can be taken between 12.00pm- 6pm. Houses must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure. It is important that you contact the owner Philip on 086 6029755 at least 24 hours prior to arrival to arrange your arrival time.