Fountain House B&B is a beautifully furnished comfortable home on an elevated site with a lakeside setting.
There are six comfortable, spacious and well-appointed bedrooms on the ground floor complete with ensuite bathroom facilities, tea/coffee facilities, iron and hairdryer.
Avail of our fabulous home baking and enjoy an evening meal to unwind (be sure to bring your own wine!)
Your Hosts: Pat & Breda Condon
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- 026 43813
- Free Wi-Fi
- Ensuite Bathroom
- Tea/Coffee Facilities
- Iron / Hairdryer
- Well Appointed Bedrooms
Fishing at Fountain House
The gentle lapping of the water, the whirr of the reel as you cast your line. An angling holiday in Macroom is every angler's dream come true with such a wide variety of species to fish and such stunning scenery to enjoy!
Fountain House B&B welcomes all anglers to make that dream a reality by offering storage facilities, including a large bait shed with fridge/freezers for bait and specialist help with arranging ghillies and licence permits. Can you resist the temptation?
There are two massive lakes created by the Electricity Supply Board with many accessible sections along its 25 miles of bankside. Inniscarra Lake forms an integral part of the River Lee system and offers the coarse angler excellent fishing in beautiful settings and outstanding fishing for bream, rudd, roach, carp, tench, pike and perch.
We also cater for boat rental for fishing and for leisure. Contact us for further infomartion on our rates.
The Fishing - Inniscarra Lake
Fabulous home baking and enjoy an evening meal to unwind.
Fountain House B&B welcomes all anglers.
Enjoy relaxed and informal guided walks.
Rooms & Rates
Fountain House B&B is a beautifully furnished comfortable home on an elevated site overlooking the beautiful Macroom rivers and countryside. The B&B has six comfortable, spacious and well-appointed bedrooms complete with Ensuite bathroom facilities.
We accept Travel Agent Vouchers.
Ensuite Rates Ensuite Room Rates vary from €32 per person sharing in low season to €35 per person sharing in high season.
Ensuite Single Rates vary from €45 per single room in low season to €48 per single room in high season.
There is a child discount of 50%. Guest Bedroom Facilities Bedroom Facilities include Ensuite Bathrooms, TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Iron and Hairdryer.
Things to do!
Gougane Barra - This is the source of the River Lee, its a national park and an area of outstanding beauty. Facilities provided include 5 km of motor trail, 10 km of hill walks, vista points and nature trails. There is parking, picnic areas and guided tours by appointment. Gougane Barra is about 25 minutes from Fountain House B&B. - www.gouganebarra.com
The Gearagh - (Wooded River) is the remains of the only post glacial, alluvial forest in western Europe. Located about a mile from Macroom, it consists of a number of submerged islands that once supported a rich woodland flora but are now for the most part, covered by the waters of the Lee hydroelectric scheme. The Gearagh is a haven of peace and tranquility and provides ideal opportunities for off road walking, there is a Gearagh Loop which is approximately 6.5 KM in length, be prepared to encounter rare species of plants and birds.
Bealick Mill - Just outside Macroom, the waters of the Foherish were harnessed in 1899 to provide street lighting for the town of Macroom, the mill was restored in the 1990s and is a fine example of hydro power, the Mill also houses a famine museum.
Briery Gap Cultural Centre - a local theatre, library and cultural centre that stages live shows regularly. www.brierygap.com
Béal na Bláth - it was at Béal na Bláth that General Michael Collins, commander-in-chief of the National Army and Chairman of the Provisional Government was shot and killed during an ambush by anti-treaty republican irregulars on Tuesday August 22nd 1922, there is a monument at the site of the ambush. Béal na Bláth is 25 minutes from Fountain House.
Macroom Castle - Enter the Castle Demense through the archway on the main square, the remains of the Castle can still be seen and the demense is now a public park with beautiful riverway walks, the demense is also home to Macroom Golf Course.
Blarney Castle and Stone - According to Legend, kissing the stone endows the kisser with the gift of the gab (eloquence or skill at flattery). Blarney is 20 minutes from Fountain House. www.blarneycastle.ie
Killarney - The tourist mecca of Ireland, Killarney has a lot to offer a visitor, Muckross House and Gardens represent the focal point of Killarney National Park, the house itself is in magnificent condition and there are daily tours, the park leads to the world famous lakes of Killarney where you can take a boat ride. www.muckross-house.ie. Torc Waterfall is one of the landmarks on the 200 kilometres Kerry Way walking tour that encompasses the national park and stretches from the waterfall to the top of Torc mountain. Killarney is 40 minutes from Macroom.
Family ActivitiesFota Wildlife Park - worth a day trip, Fota is approximately 1 hour from Macroom. www.fotawildlife.ie
Toy Soldier Factory - Visits Ireland's only Toy Soldier Factory at 'Prince August', in Kilnamartyra, just a few minutes from Fountain House. www.princeaugust.ie
Kennedy's Pet Farm - Pets from fur to feather, indoors and outdoors, ready to be Cuddled, fed and admired at Kennedy's Pet Farm near Killarney, approximately 40 minutes from Fountain House. www.kennedyspetfarm.com
Millstreet Country Park - Visit Millstreet Country Park home to archaeological sites, sensory gardens, deer farms and much more. About 30 minutes from Fountain House. www.millstreetcountrypark.com
Clonakilty's Model Railway Village - walking into the model village you step back in time and see life as it was in the 1940's. www.modelvillage.ie
Outdoor AdventureIniscarra Rowing Lake - has magnificent facilities, a new National Rowing Centre. www.iaru.ie. Inniscarra is 15-20 minutes from Fountain House.
Carrig Waterski and Wakeboard Centre - all levels of ability are catered for with wetsuits, life jackets, ski boards and coaching included in their fees. wwwdiscoverireland.ie/activities-adventure/carrig-waterski-and-wakeboarding-centre/45752. Carrigadrohid is 15 minutes from Fountain House.
GolfMacroom Golf Club - 18 hole Parkland Course. 026-41072.
Lee Valley Golf & Country Club - Clashanure, Ovens 021-4331721.
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club - Two championship courses, home to the Irish Open 2010 and 2011.
Blarney Golf Club - 35 km from Macroom in the famous town of Blarney.