Roundstone Quay House
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
With a waterside location in Roundstone Village, The Quay House has one of the finest views in Ireland. Overlooking Roundstone Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, located off the main street, yet in the heart of the village, there is simply no better place in Connemara to spend your holiday. The property boasts 3 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 2 doubles and a twin all fitted with goose down duvets and top quality linen. The 2 doubles have uninterrupted views over the bay toward the 12 Bens Mountain Range.
Rebuilt in 2006, the house has oil fired central heating throughout, traditional wooden windows, a fully fitted kitchen with modern appliances including a washing machine/dryer, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, an open turf fireplace, wireless broadband, iPod/iPhone docking stations and satellite television with DVD and surround sound. There is free parking in front of the house.
Fishing rods are provided where you can catch your dinner from the pier in front of the house. Alternatively you can buy lobsters, crabs and a multitude of fish from the fishermen as they dock in front of the house.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gurteen Bay 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Shannon Airport 160 km, Nearest railway: Galway Railway Station 75 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
For those with kayaks or even their own boat, the Quay House provides a fantastic base for your holiday where you can step outside your front door and into your boat, moored in the shelter of Roundstone Harbour.
Golden sand and crystal clear water can be found at Gurteen Beach and Dogs Bay, only 2 km away. These beaches are a mecca for swimming and beach combing during the summer months. Climb Errisbeg mountain behind the village and return for O'Dowd's famous seafood chowder, or locally picked mussels prior to a short stroll down the harbour to the luxury of the Quay House.
The owners live nearby and are at hand should you require anything. They are available to meet you on arrival to ensure that you get settled in.
Roundstone's sheer beauty and diversity of marine life brought marine biologist and TV personality, Monty Halls, during the summer of 2010 to Connemara. See Monty's recommendations on Roundstone here (http://www.discoverireland.com/gb/promotions/monty/).
The County Galway/County Clare region
Connemara is world renowned for its stunning scenery. This coastal region has miles of beaches and fantastic walks. This is a great area to explore and is a great base for exploring the rest of the west from Clare to Sligo. Nearby Clifden is a vibrant and cultural town, regarded as the Capital of Connemara. Roundstone is located one hours drive from Galway city and Westport. Check out www.roundstone.ie and www.visitconnemara.com for more information.
Roundstone village is one of the most sought after areas for holidaying in Connemara. During the summer months of July and August many regular visitors return to enjoy the incredible scenery, great village pubs, restaurants and local traditions.
The Roundstone Regatta takes place every July with traditional Galway Hookers and canvas currach oar racing. Traditional music is held on many nights during the week in the 6 village pubs, where some of the finest seafood is served, fresh from the harbour.
Hiking of the local mountain, Errisbeg, is possible right from the front door. Sea fishing as well as game fishing for Atlantic Salmon at Ballynahinch Castle can all be arranged through the owner.
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21 Mar 2014
"Location and Elegance"
My wife and I, accompanied by our two young children stayed here for 3 nights in early February. Despite being literally the only tourists in Roundstone we loved the entire experience! First and forem… More
19 Mar 2014
"Tout Simplement Parfait !"
On ne peut pas rêver mieux ! J'en suis a mon 10ème voyage en Irlande et là je suis resté bluffé . Maison magnifique et spacieuse, meublée avec gout avec tout le confort. Simon le propriéta… More
27 Feb 2014
My parents and I have been to Ireland four times and this is one of my favorite places. It is litteraly just off the harbour and the view from the front room and all the bedrooms is brilliant. You wak… More
26 Feb 2014
"The perfect escape..."
I stayed here for a weekend in February 2014 with a few friends. We couldn't have wished for anything better! The house is ideally located - overlooking the harbour with a stunning view of mounta… More
8 Jan 2014
We have stayed in Roundstone many times but this is the best house we have rented in the village yet. The location on the quayside is ideal with fantastic views over the harbour and mountains beyond … More
11 Nov 2013
"Great Vacation Rental!"
Our party of 4 (3 adults 1 toddler) stayed for a week in Simon's Quay house and couldn't be happier with our experience!The views from the home are amazing! We would watch the fishermen head… More
14 May 2013
"Splendid vacation townhouse in Roundstone!"
What a treat - both the house and the town! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our week stay and happily recommend staying in the Quay Cottage to others. The place was well equipped and clean with … More
28 Mar 2013
Rien à dire sur cette première location en Irlande.Nous sommes arrivés tard sur Roundstone, Anne avait laissé les clés au bar/restaurant à 1min de leur maison.Maison très lumineuse, avec une ch… More
8 Mar 2013
"Amazing place to stay for New Year or any time of year for that matter"
When you drive from Dublin and then turn off from Galway, towards Roundstone, and the scenery starts to change is when you start to switch off and absorb the beauty of the area. And what better place… More
16 Jan 2013
"Amazing house in amazing location right on harbour front"
This is a fantastic house in a fantastic setting. Really comfortable, nice open fire and unbelievable views of the mountains and changing Connemara skies. It is steps away from the harbour and lovely … More
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