Cavan Towns/Villages with property for sale

Omard, Kilnaleck, Cavan
Three bed bungalow 9 miles from Cavan , 5 from ballyjamesduff and convenient for lough sheelin...
3 1
€180,000
Turners Hill, Kingscourt, Cavan
One bedroom house for sale. This bright and airy property has recently been renovated and comes to t...
1 1
€80,000
24 Riverrun, Belturbet, Cavan
Large detached 4 bed, House in showhome condition 5 mins from N3...
4 3
€125,000
1 Carnival Close, Kilnaleck, Cavan
End of terrace house, conveniently located on the edge of the village, close to all amenities and be...
3 2
€112,000
8 Thorndale Park, Kingscourt, Cavan
Very well presented 4 bedroom detached home....
4 3
Whitegates, Castlerahan, Cavan
Spacious, homely dormer bungalow on an acre of land, with mature garden - perfect for kicking footba...
5 3
€265,000
50 acre Farm at Greaghlough, Mullagh, Cavan
50 acres of land and a 4 bedroom farmhouse...
4 1
€475,000
6 Parkview, Ballyjamesduff, Cavan
Excellent two storey modern detached house.Viewing is a must....
5 1
€129,000
5 Bed at Corfad Virginia, Virginia, Cavan
5 Bed Eco Executive Home. 2 miles from Virginia and 1.5 miles off M3 motorway. Interior decorated to...
5 1
€315,000
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Cavan County Description

County Cavan is buzzing with lively towns and villages, award-winning restaurants, comtemporary hotels, outdoor adventure, canoeing, mud buggies, a vibrant arts and theatre scene and friendly people. With spectacular scenery, championship golf courses, walks, cycle routes, museums, heritage and cultural centres, excellent angling, sparkling lakes, cruising and many activities, County Cavan is a popular destination. The Cavan area has been inhabited for over 5,000 years and there is much evidence of these early Cavan people throughout the county. The West Cavan area is particularly rich in archaeological sites. Throughout Co. Cavan many people lived on artificial islands or Crannogs, many of which were used for hundreds of years. Missionaries converted the County Cavan to Christianity in the 6th Century. St Feidhlim founded a church at Kilmore, while St Mogue set up an abbey at Drumlane. In the Later Middle Ages (1200-1600), Cavan was a border area under the control of Irish chieftains. The Anglo-Normans had settled to the West and South as they tried to conquer Cavan but were driven back. They built a castle at Lough Oughter and a motte and bailey at Belturbet. In 1579 County Cavan took on its present boundaries. In the early 17th Century Cavan was settled by planters from England and Scotland who laid the foundations for many towns and villages such as Belturbet, Killeshandra and Virginia. In the next century their descendants built fine houses, many of which are still standing today. Cavan's history as a holiday destination dates from this time, when visitors from all over Ireland flocked to the mineral spas at Swanlinbar in West Cavan. The countryside prospered with the growth of the linen industry. The process of turning flax plants into linen took place locally. The cloth was then sold in Cootehill. The population grew dramatically, and in 1841 nearly a quarter of a million people lived here - over four times the current population. At this time over half the population depended entirely on potatoes for food. When the potato crop failed for two successive years in 1845 and 1846, there was widespread starvation and hardship. After the Famine Cavan became a very rural area, with many lively market towns and villages, but few industries. Widespread emmigration took place in search of work to America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, where many gained wealth and fame. [Source : Cavantourism.com]

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