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Barn Accommodation

The Sligo Sea Barn is a modernized and custom built, Failte Ireland approved, five star property with unobstructed views of Sligo Bay. Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, you are spoiled for choice with beaches, unforgettable loop walks, and a private path to the sea.  Local tradesmen along with ourselves have taken great pride in giving new life to a unique property in a very special location. Sligo Sea Barn can comfortably sleep 17 guests.

Herdsman's House

Our stunning 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday/vacation farmhouse is on an elevated site overlooking Sligo Bay.   All ground floor rooms.  There are spectacular views of Raghly Peninsula and Knocknarea from the lounge.   This enchanting area, near Lissadell (5km), is steeped in history and mythology and well described by W.B.Yeats for its beauty and creativity.  Experience the holiday/vacation of a lifetime, where we can help you and your family/friends plan your holiday or just relax and enjoy the natural beauty and tranquillity surrounding you.

Reviews

Sligo Sea Barn
5.0
Based on 12 reviews
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Brian Casey
Brian Casey
13:15 18 Jan 22
LUXURIOUS is an understatement.Mary, Des, Elena, and Tola were the consummate hosts! The effort they put into the Sligo Sea Barn shines through every detail. We enjoyed the privacy and QUIET of each room as well as the comfort of the main... gathering room. Even with 10 people, it was amazing how quiet and restful the rooms were. We enjoyed many meals and played a lot of family games in this "great" room! We were delighted with the views of the sunrise over Sligo Bay, seen from the large picture windows on the second level. We walked to the beach with morning coffee, so serene. We also walked the Raghly trail loop almost daily with its beautiful views.The local pubs were a great place to get an excellent pint of Guinness(or two)... Everyone we met was wonderful and we can't wait to return. Thank you to the Carway family for being great hosts!! Slainte!!read more
Paolo Cane
Paolo Cane
21:16 15 Nov 21
Amazing place for private party, or for a nice holiday with friends, or when ever you need a big house with everything, anything, and lots of space and rooms, can sleep almost 20 people, obviously in separate rooms, as you can see from photos.... 😎read more
Clare Heffernan
Clare Heffernan
16:31 08 Oct 21
Spent a weekend at sligo sea barn with a group of friends for my 40th birthday. To say that the sea barn exceeded my expectations is an understatement. The accomodation is pure luxury , complete comfort and amazing views. The location is idyllic,... away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The hosts made this experience all the more memorable. Mary and Des are the kindest, most welcoming people you could hope to meet and went out of their way to make sure our stay was hassle free and most enjoyable. Everything we could need from a self catering point of view, was readily available and the hosts were on call if there was anything extra we needed (there was not, however, the house was very well stocked). I would highly recommend this location for a break away with friends or family. Somewhere to relax and unwind in a beautiful part of the country. Can't wait to return.read more
Rach B
Rach B
10:47 05 Oct 21
Just back from a weekend spent with my friends at Sligo Sea Barn. I rarely leave reviews but this place is so special & unique that I had to write about my experience. From the moment we arrived in Sligo Mary & Des the hosts could not have been more... helpful and attentive to our group. The accommodation is immaculate, beautifully decorated with the most wonderful smells throughout. The sea views in every room are amazing….it’s really peaceful & direct access to the beach for morning swims etc. Facilities are top notch & the kitchen has everything you need from a self catering point of view. Just lots of little extras that make the stay 5star. Def a hidden gem & we will most certainly be back again. Des & Mary really went out of their way to make our stay extra special. Top marks all round!!read more
Adrian O'Flynn
Adrian O'Flynn
13:26 25 Sep 21
This place is special. It is unique and spectacular. We had our wedding reception here and our guests were simply blown away. The atmosphere, finish and style of the barn had them giddy with excitement, but the views from their rooms and outdoor... seating areas left them speechless. We had a magical two days. And the care, attention-to-detail, sincerity of the hosts just isn't something you could explain. The Sligo Sea Barn is an experience you will never forget.read more
Marita Gorman
Marita Gorman
15:28 08 Sep 21
Four generations of my family spent a blissful week from 7th to 14th August at the Sligo Sea Barn. The accommodation exceeded our expectations and we all slept soundly in the very comfortable beds. The well equipped kitchen was a pleasure to use. ... Mary and Dessie were on hand to help us get to the Golden Strand beach and they also washed clothes as the Barn does not have a washing machine. It was a memorable week and I highly recommend a stay there, you are sure of a very warm welcomeread more
Mary Oflynn
Mary Oflynn
17:25 31 Aug 21
Our stay at the Sea Barn was amazing, wonderfull, delightfull and I could go on and on. We were there for the wedding of our son Adrian O Flynn to Amy Brick the last eeekend in August 2021. They couple booked it for 3 nights and we had fun getting... all ready on Friday, Then stayed over Satuday and Sunday night. Everything was so clean and well prepared inside and outside.Des and Mary made every effort to ensure we enjoyed every inch of their beautiful building, beautiful gardens and beautiful beach. I can highly recommend this amazing property for a small wedding group/ family group event.read more
Colin Daly
Colin Daly
17:26 25 Jun 21
What a stunningly beautiful house in the most awesome setting. The hosts were very attentive and made sure we were made feel very welcome. Thank you
Lisa Ward
Lisa Ward
21:24 12 Jun 21
I had the most memorable weekend with a group of friends in Sligo Sea Barn recently. Every aspect of our stay was of a 5 star standard. Exceptional location, footsteps from the water and so close to beautiful scenery, walks and various outdoor... activities. The property is extremely clean, modern and fully equipped with everything one could possible need for a trip away. Extra touches such as the Voya products, outdoor balconies, and private pathway to the beach, just makes this accommodation different from all the rest! Des & Mary couldn't have been more helpful & welcoming- they are wonderful hosts and experts at what they do. All I need now is another reason to return! Thanks Des & Mary - one of my best Irish staycation experiences ever.read more
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Herdsman's House
4.9
Based on 10 reviews
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Bill Fish
Bill Fish
10:38 03 Sep 21
We had a lovely stay at the Herdsman’s House. It was a great location to explore Sligo and the surrounding areas. Benbulben, Gleniff Horseshoe, Glencar Waterfall, and more are all a short drive away. Close to home are some beautiful walks, including... the Raghly Loop, Yellow Strand, and the beach fronting the Sea Barn across the road. There were lovely places to eat within a short drive as well, like Laura’s of Carney and Yeats’ Tavern. A bit further out we enjoyed Strandhill (recommend Shells Cafe) and Mullaghmore (Eithna’s by the Sea had one of the best burgers I’ve eaten… and I’ve eaten a lot of them).The home itself was perfect for our group. We were reuniting with grandparents after being separated by Covid, and there was plenty of space for everyone. The home was spotlessly clean when we arrived, with lovely views of Sligo Bay, and it had everything we needed. Mary and Des were superb hosts, warm and thoughtful, and they went above and beyond to make sure we had a great holiday. Our daughter even got a real farm experience when one of the cows needed its hoof repaired. She loves animals, so that will be a definite memory for her.It was a holiday to remember, relaxing and restorative. Thank you, Mary and Des.read more
Deirdre Roddy
Deirdre Roddy
07:36 26 Jul 20
beautiful location, great spacious house, lovely owners
Hans-jürgen Dickert
Hans-jürgen Dickert
09:09 03 Mar 20
Super nett...TOP.... Thanks from Sebastian for drive.....
An Di
An Di
06:37 05 Sep 19
Very big, nice house, top equipped and absolutely gracious and helpful hosts. We felt very comfortable!
Thomas Kirby
Thomas Kirby
03:09 18 Jun 19
It is a very nice home. We had a great vacation. Mary and Desmond were wonderful hosts.
Jean Attenborough
Jean Attenborough
16:07 26 Aug 15
We had a lovely holiday at Herdsman House. Mary and Desmond and their children made us feel really welcome. The house is extremely well equipped; the games room even had toys suitable for our three and five year old grandchildren. Desmond supplied... turf so that we could have a hearty fire – this was very nostalgic for me – a reminder of holidays on the Isle of Skye in my childhood. We loved walks along the beach and visits to local restaurants. The children remember their ride on Desmond’s tractor. All in all a holiday to remember, thank youread more
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FAQs

When can I check in?

You can check in from 15:00 – 18:00. If you need to make alternative arrangements, please contact the owners (Desmond – 0861722309).

Is there a possibility of an additional bed being set up, if needed?

Yes, at an additional charge. Please notify owners 2 days’ in advance.

What new cleaning routines/rules exist in relation to Covid-19?

Hygiene and cleanliness are our priority. We follow the recommendations set out by Failte Ireland and the Department of Health.

Do you require a booking deposit?

Yes, we require a 30% non-refundable booking deposit to secure your booking. The balance of the rental amount is due 5 weeks before your stay.

How can I cancel or change my booking?

Once your booking has been confirmed by us, we may accept amendments received from you within 48 hours of the initial booking, pending availability. Changes cannot be made at the commencement of your stay. If any portion of the booked period is cancelled after arrival, we are not able to refund any monies.

When do I have to check out?

The property is yours until 11:00am on your day of departure.

Is there car parking?

There is free monitored car parking for multiple cars or coaches.

Where to go for food and drink?

The nearest shop is a 5 minute drive and supermarket 10 minutes. There are four restaurants and takeaways within a 10 minute drive. Two pubs 5 minutes away.

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