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Grange Lodge, Strokestown, County Roscommon

 

Grange Lodge is a modern stone-fronted luxury cottage, located on the Strokestown to Drumsna road, overlooking Grange Lake, which is part of the mighty Shannon waterway. This tastefully furnished house has four ensuite bedrooms with three doubles and one twin. The sitting room has a luxurious leather sofa suite, a 28″ TV with satellite channels, open fire with logs or turf available. The kitchen is furnished with all modern appliances including, electric oven, gas hob, microwave oven, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, spacious fridge and freezer, together with cutlery, cooking utensils and all necessary kitchen furniture. The cottage is heated by oil fired central heating which can be regulated to activate on a timer system. Oil and electricity is metered and customers pay the current rates for electricity which is communicated at time of arrival. And if you want a change of scene, the renowned Silver Eel restaurant and bar is a 150 metre stroll away.

 

RC01 Grange Lodge entrance

 

The Fishing
Great loughs such as Kilglass Lake, Nablahy, Incha, Grange, Cloonahee and many others
Strokestown and surrounds make a popular angling centre for coarse and pike fishing base surrounded by 65 lakes within a seven mile radius. In times gone by the complex of lakes were famous for rudd, bream and tench. Nowadays those fish are still present but a raft of roach has created a system of roach/bream and roach/rudd hybrids, gifting anglers with the richest sport possible. And of course, if you enjoy the lure predator angling, there is every chance of hooking great pike and perch.

 

RC01 Barry Caslin in one of three 19ft boats small

 

House Special
Grange Lodge has three 19ft lake boats complete with an 8hp engine, anchors and life jackets. The hire of the boats to residents is €200 per week and are most certainly a great aid to catching fish. Local angling results are excellent and results will be improved by fishing at first light or during the evening.