Fortwilliam Irish Country Cottages

Self Catering 3 Star 2015



Fortwilliam Estate dates from the 1830’s and the cottages themselves are over 200 years old.

Set on the private estate surrounded by lush vegetation and woodland, our cottages enjoy a truly amazing location. The cottages can be enjoyed by families, couples, honeymooners – anyone who wants a break from the hustle and bustle of modern day living, experience an idyllic haven of peace in this Irish Country Estate.

The location is quiet and tranquil yet only a few minutes’ drive from the heritage town of Lismore. Whether you decide to drive, cycle or hike you’ll find beautiful routes within 2km of Fortwilliam

This area is regarded as one of the most scenic in the country and coupled with the friendliness of the people makes it a very desirable destination. Perfect for active summer getaways, as well as wild, rugged winter escapes, with your nearest and dearest, young and old. Fortwilliam Irish Country Cottages offers its guest’s exclusive fishing on the river with all the necessary permits & licences.

The cottages have been newly renovated while they still maintain all the old world charm of a traditional Irish cottage while providing the extra comforts that today’s discerning guest requires. Our cottages have been accurately described as a ‘home away from home’ and many visitors return year after year.

Our cottages are equipped with central heating, Free Wifi & TV. A tennis court is also available for our guests.

Steward’s Cottage

Stewards Cottage is situated in the farmyard also, and it is a four bed-roomed cottage with one double bedroom on the ground floor and a large new wet-room. Three further bedrooms on the first floor provide total accommodation to sleep seven guests. The cottage has been recently renovated to a high standard. There is a kitchen, separate dining room and sitting room as well as an attractive garden on the southern elevation.The property has been refurbished in 2014.

Fishermans Cottage

Fisherman’s Cottage is situated to the rear of the main house. It has two bedrooms and it can accommodate up to 5 guests. A kitchen and living area and a bathroom make up the other two rooms in the cottage. There is a garden area for guests to enjoy on the west elevation of Fisherman’s cottage near the Tennis court.

All guests may use the tennis court and enjoy the gardens and grounds.

Bed linen and towels are provided and well-behaved dogs are welcome at Fortwilliam.


“Lovely renovated farmyard houses with all mod cons. Nice  fires and farm feeling. Very friendly staff and owners” Jan 2016

“The setting was lovely and tranquil, also good for visiting other sites of interest. Property was well kept and a high standard. It felt very secure” Aug 2015

“Lovely quiet rural retreat. Staff and owners friendly, accommodating and helpful. The extra details of the flowers in all the rooms added to the welcome” Aug 2015

 “We loved the location and the peace and quiet was great. Would highly recommend” Jul 2015


 Holiday Cottages per week

Stewards Cottage (Sleeps 8) €699 – €899
Fisherman’s Cottage (Sleeps 7) €599 – €799