Blue Charm Cottage
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
"Stunning Lakeside Cottage-Blue Charm" ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8eNWBS5Hr0 ) PLEASE COPY AND PASTE TO SEE VIDEO.
New to the market this is an idyllic and charming three bed roomed romantic hideaway , perfect for families and couples alike with breathtaking views of Lough Corrib. Designed by one Italy's top architects - Gianna Gamondi - situated on an elevated site with stunning panoramic views of Lough Corrib and its many islands. This is picture postcard scenery as far as the eye can see and instantly creates a feeling of total and utter relaxation. The cottage has a lovely elegant country house style which is perfect for those wanting to escape the stress of modern day living. The cottage is located on the shores of the world famous salmon & trout haven that is Lough Corrib and has its own private pier and fully furnished south facing lake side summerhouse which enjoys sunshine all day long. The pier is also great for fishing and many an ideal summers evening has been enjoyed barbecuing the days catch at the summer house. Purple moor grass covers the mountains which is responsible for the colour of the landscape throughout the year. Skylarks, Chaffinches, Robins, Meadow Pipits are the most common songbirds, Kestrel and sparrowhawk make occasional visits to the area.
The cottage is located just 1 mile from the idyllic village of Clonbur, which has its own supermarket, gift shops, post office and traditional Irish pubs such as Lynches & Burkes, who both offer a award winning food with traditional Irish music and dancing . Just 3 miles down the road is the internationally renowned Ashford Castle with its award winning restaurants and gardens.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Clifden 27 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Knock Airport 35 km, Nearest railway: Galway 28 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
A central feature of the main living area is an extra large open turf/log fire place (complementary logs) to enhance your traditional Irish living experience. This room also has an extended dining area with panoramic views where you can watch the sun go down over a glass of wine. The main bedroom downstairs has a super king bed. All rooms over look Lough corrib and you can hear the local birds singing early in the morning. The cottage is totaly private, with a narrow private boreen that goes down to the lake, which has its own 2 piers, deck and summer house.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8eNWBS5Hr0 ( PLEASE COPY AND PASTE TO SEE VIDEO OF THE COTTAGE)
|Further details outdoors|
Bikes and boats for hire locally.
Gillie also available on request for fishermen.
Private Summer House.
Ashford Castle and Ballinrobe Golf Club close by.
LAST MINUTE SPECIAL OFFERS AVAILABLE!!
If there are any special requests you may have to make your stay more enjoyable please let us know prior to arrival
Complementary spirits and wine.
English speaking representative available to answer any queries.
Logs, heating, electricity (NO EXTRA CHARGES)
Wi fi available on request.
N.B. ARRIVAL 3.30pm - DEPARTURE 10.00am.
The County Galway/County Clare region
Galway City (40 mins drive)- where you can stroll down the little medieval streets listening to the buskers or wander into one of the many pubs along Shop Street for a pint and listen to the talented musicians who play traditional music almost every where you go.
Galway is nicknamed Ireland's Cultural Heart (Croí Cultúrtha na hÉireann) and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events. July and August in Galway is especially vibrant as the city hosts the Galway Arts Festival and Ireland's most famous horse racing meeting, the Galway Races.
With private walkways to secret gardens and terraces and south facing summer house beside boat pier. You can enjoy this little corner of paradise where you can escape from the maddening crowd. We are ideally located to explore Connemara. If you wish to spend a day in Galway City (the city of the Tribes) it's just 35 minutes away.
There are many beaches you may wish to visit witch include Clifton and Dogs Bay in Roundstone. For fishermen/women there is a local boatman who can supply you with all you need for a great day's fishing. Hiker's,Photographers, Painters and Cyclists can also enjoy the peace and beauty of the breath taking scenery as you discover the hidden treasures of Connemara.
- World class Fly Fishing and Shooting.
- Falconry and Horse Riding located at Ashford Castle (10 mins drive).
- Horse racing - Ballinrobe Racecourse holds race meetings from April to September.
- Golf - Ballinrobe Golf Course - one of the finest parkland 18 hole golf courses in Ireland.
- Clare Island, Achill Island and Connemara can all be reached on day trip
- Beautiful blue flag beaches within an hour's drive.
- Corrib crusing and boating - Visit the 5th Century monastic site on Inchagoill Island and enjoy a live music session. The cruise sails every evening from Ashford Castle at 6.00pm.
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9 Sep 2012
"In the west of Ireland, nothing beats Blue Charm cottage"
My wife and I, two grown children and their spouses spent 10 nights at Blue Charm and we recommend it highly. The view is spectacular, the house is warm and cozy with all amenities and the service and responsiveness of the owner was the best we've ever experienced. (We do holiday homes at least once a year.)
4 Oct 2011
Our vacation at Blue Charm Cottage surpassed our expectations. The house was beautiful inside and out. The flowers were blooming in the garden and the view was amazing. We enjoyed every moment stay… More
9 Aug 2011
"Relaxation from start to finish!"
This holiday was perfect. Breathtaking views, peaceful location and a clean, comfortable house. Cathy the owner welcomed us on arrival, fresh flower arrangements in all the rooms, bottle of wine and chocolates..... just lovely. The garden areas are beautiful with the boat house and pier an added bonus. Although, not catching any fish there was a few that "got away"
Great walks and beaches a short car journey away. We all had a fantastic time.
14 Jul 2011
"Stunning, serene perfection!"
The moment you pull into the hilly driveway at this hard-to-find masterpiece near Clonbur, you get the feeling that you've stumbled upon pure magic. My friend, you're correct. Blue Charm i… More
25 May 2011
"A little piece of Nantucket in Ireland"
Blue Charm delightul! We really enjoyed our stay here, service from Cathy was excellent from first enquiry to departure. The Cottage has beautiful views and is well laid out we stayed in the bedroo… More
22 Apr 2011
"Lovely cottage with stunning views and private pier area."
Blue Charm Cottage is a special place to stay. From the moment we arrived we were struck by what was indeed a very 'charming' and comfortable home with amazing views. We were greeted by Cath… More
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