Connemara Beach House
About the home
This modern eight bedroom spacious bungalow, which was formerly a small family run guest house and restaurant, has uninterrupted views of the Atlantic ocean and islands and has its own private access to a sandy beach.
The house if very well decorated and furnished. There are two reception rooms, dining room, kitchen and TV room. Seven bedrooms are ensuite; the eighth bedroom has an adjacent private bathroom.
Open fireplaces and oil fired central heating make the house cozy on those chillier days.
Deep Sea and lake fishing; horse riding; mountain climbing; golfing and trips to the islands are just a few of the activities in the area. The nearby town of Clifden is a sea side historic town with many lively pubs, delicious restaurants and interesting shops.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||On door step|
Nearest amenities: 9km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||8 Bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 8 en suites|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seating for 20, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
The house is very well decorated and furnished. The interior and exterior of the house is wheel chair friendly and a ramp can be supplied for the entrance to the house. (There is one small step at the front door.)
One enters the front door to the main hall which has two wicker chairs and a table that holds all the local information.
To the left of the main entrance is a large sitting room. This has a sofa, two arm chairs and occasional chairs. There is an open stone faced fireplace. The view from the bay windows in this room is stunning. One looks out onto the ocean and islands and beyond to the horizon. The sunsets have to be seen to be believed!
The living room opens onto a smaller sitting room which has a comfy sofa; two chairs, and a TV. This room leads onto the dining room which has six windows making the room very bright with more views of the sea and islands. The dining room can comfortably accommodate up to 20 people.
The large kitchen is set behind the dining room. This kitchen was designed for the house when it ran a restaurant and bed/breakfast. It is all stainless steel but it is very user friendly. The kitchen has also lovely views. There is a large fridge, microwave, dishwasher, two sinks, gas cooker and gas hob, lots of cookware, toaster, coffee maker, coffee press and kettle.
There is a utility room opposite to the kitchen. This has a freezer, sink lots of storage which holds the glass ware, cups, saucers etc. The utility room has a door that leads out onto the back yard. Along the hallway from the kitchen is a small sitting room with an open fire, comfortable seating, TV and views to Omey Island. This is a lovely room to curl up in with a book or to let the children watch TV, or play games on chillier days. There are two bedrooms in this area of the house. The first is a small room with a single bed and a private bathroom. The large bedroom is the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There are lovely views. The bathroom has a separate shower and a Jacuzzi bath.
Leaving this area of the house one walks along the hallway (past the kitchen) there are two powder rooms on the left. Continue on towards the main entrance and here there are six bedrooms, two with sea views; all ensuite with bath or shower. All bedrooms very well furnished with beautifully made beds. Linen and towels are provided.
The County Galway / County Clare / County Galway region
There’s much to see and do in this area, the gorgeous Connemara. It's wild and beautiful here. This is the land of the famous Connemara ponies.
The beaches are beautiful, sandy and clean. At every turn, you’ll see glorious mountain scenery. There are many golf courses, Irish craft shops, endless opportunities to ramble in the Twelve Bens, Kylemore Abbey and many ancient Celtic sites.
The Connemara area
Clifden town (six miles from the house) is a bustling and friendly village with bistros, restaurants, authentic pubs and very good shopping.
Claddaghduff Village is two miles from the house. There is a church (Roman Catholic), Shop, Post Office and Pub. Cleggan Village is just a few miles away and here you can get the boat to InisBoffin Island for a fun day out.
How to get there
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From Galway city take the N59 to Clifden (approximately 50 miles). On entering Clifden continue on the N59 north for 2 miles. Turn left at the junction for Claddaghduff, continue driving for 4 miles. Acton’s Cois na Mara is situated on the left hand side of the road facing the sea.
From Galway Airport Approx 90km
From Dublin Airport Approx 315km
From Knock Airport Approx 130km
From Roslare Co. Wexford Approx 345km
Activities near Connemara
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 15|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Winter Spring 2013||5 Jan 13||23 Mar 13||€ 1200||-||-||1 Week|
|Easter 2013||23 Mar 13||7 Apr 13||€ 2000||-||-||1 Week|
|April May 2013||7 Apr 13||1 Jun 13||€ 1500||-||-||1 Week|
|June 2013||1 Jun 13||30 Jun 13||€ 1800||-||-||1 Week|
|July 2013||30 Jun 13||28 Jul 13||€ 2250||-||-||1 Week|
|August 2013||28 Jul 13||25 Aug 13||€ 2800||-||-||1 Week|
|September 2013||25 Aug 13||15 Sep 13||€ 1800||-||-||1 Week|
|September October 2013||15 Sep 13||26 Oct 13||€ 1500||-||-||1 Week|
|October Bank Holiday 2013||26 Oct 13||3 Nov 13||€ 2500||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter 2013||3 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||€ 1200||-||-||1 Week|
|Christmas 2013||21 Dec 13||29 Dec 13||€ 2500||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year 2014||29 Dec 13||5 Jan 14||€ 2500||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring 2014||5 Jan 14||16 Mar 14||€ 1200||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Weekly Rates are from 1000GBP Low Season. A deposit of 25% of the weekly rate is required on booking. Balance payment due 8 weeks before arrival. Payments may be made through PayPal. A Security Deposit of 500EURO is required on arrival. This will be returned one week after departure. Gas, Oil and Electricity are included in the weekly rate.
3 night breaks are also available; contact owner for details and rates.Book
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