6 Portinode Cottages
This modern, fully equipped property is part of a small development of traditionally designed, detached bungalows (10 in total). They are set in a quiet location at the bottom of a private lane on the tranquil northern shores of the Lower Lough. The properties share a private marina on the lakeshore. Cottage number 6 is surrounded by its own open gardens and enjoys wonderful views across the lake.
The attractive little village of Kesh is located some 3 miles to the south east. It offers several food shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants, a petrol station, bank, post-office and an off-licence. Excellent dining is also available close by at the restaurant on Lusty Beg island, which may be reached by a short car ferry ride.
The Property (NI Tourist Board 4* rated)
6 Portinode Cottages is suitable for a wide range of guests, from families to couples. It has 3 separate bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with wc and electric shower. It also has patio doors offering views of the lake. The second bedroom has a double bed, while the third has a set of bunk beds. The main bathroom has a bath.
The kitchen is attractively designed and has all modern conveniences, while the utility room includes a washer / drier. The dining room has a large table with eight chairs, and leads into the living room. Although the property is centrally heated, an open fire provides an extra sense of cosiness during cooler evenings.
The Wider Locality
Portinode provides an excellent base from which to visit the many attractions in the Fermanagh lakeland, much of which is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the nearby, spectacular coastline of Donegal, with its wide expanses of unspoilt beaches, sheer cliff faces and crashing Atlantic rollers. Fermanagh is also well endowed with numerous sites of historic interest, such as Plantation castles and National Trust owned stately properties, and ancient monastries and round towers. The county is also first class for a wide range of water sports.
The property is located on the shores of Lough Erne and enjoys beautiful views of nearby Hare Island and the open lough beyond. BBQ and patio furniture are available. It is surrounded by an extensive, open garden area and has its own jetty. Baby cot and high chair are also available.