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Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Hawthorn has three bedrooms - Master bedrrom ensuite with sea and Castle views, a twin room and a single room with a main bathroom upstairs.

Downstairs is open plan with a sitting area with a wood burning stove and DVD player, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area. It has a front terrace looking out on to the Quay.

Kinvara has lots of amenities: playground, close to Gort Gold Club, surfing in Fanore, the Burren famous for its walking and cycling and its beauty, Coole Park, the Burren Perfumery, Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands and its proximity to Galway City (40 minutes) and Shannon (40 minutes).

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tracht beach is ten minutes away
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Shannon airport 40 Minutes away and Galway airport, Nearest railway: Galway or Athenry
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking

About this location

The Western Ireland region

County Galway also known as "County of the Tribes" is famous for its countryside and and dramatic coastline. It is famous for its welcome and hospitality. There is so much to see in Galway: Connemara has unique scenery also known as Yeats country, it has great fishing and golf. Kylemore Abbey is well worth a visit also the village of Cong where the famous film "The Quiet Man" was filmed. Also St. Brigids Gardens in Moycullen are beautiful they have different gardens representing each season and each one reflects Celtic mythology and history for that time of year.

Kinvara is located in South Galway, close to the Co. Clare boarder in the shadow of the world famous Burren with breathtaking views over Galway Bay looking out at Connemara and the Twelve Pins. The region has so much to offer 40 minutes from Shannon Airport and 15 minutes from Galway Airport makes the area so accessible. There are so many fine traditional pubs and restaurants with a vibrant traditional music scene locally with many world famous names playing intimate sessions over a pint and a turf fire.

The Burren is world renound for its unique flora and fauna. It is an ancient place dotted with holy wells, fairy rings, prehistoric forts and structures. The Cliffs Of Mohar are 40 minutes away and the Aran Islands are accessible from Galway Airport and Doolin.


Kinvara is also known as the gateway to the Burren. The Burren is scenic and very beautiful. Located close to Galway, Shannon, and Limerick. Historical Coole Park is in Gort only 15 minutes away.

A tidal port at the head of an inlet of Galway Bay. Kinvara is a beautiful town located in the South-East of Galway Bay. The famous boats of Galway, the Galway Hookers, may be seen at the harbour in the town. Close to the village is the restored Dun Guaire Castle, built in the 16th century the castle is now open to the public to see many Irish traditions. Doorus House is also located close to the town, once visited by Yeats.

There are organised Burren walking tours, great area for cycling, kayaking, surfing in Co. Clare Fanore and Lahinch are very famous for its surfing. A local company Ribwest do trips to Ballyvaughan, Aran Islands by sea, which is a great way to see the scenery and landscape.

There are many festivals that celebrate life and tradition of the West. There are two Oyster Festivals: Clarenbridge 9-11 Sep and Galway 23-25th Sep. The Galway Races October meeting 22-23 Oct and the legendry summer meeting 30th July -5th August. Fleadh na Guach (The Cuckoo Fleadh) in May and Crinniu Na mBad, a traditional sailing festival in August. The Willy Clancy and The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, in Clare are also close by.

Local activities also include: Deepsea fishing, Golf, Horse riding, Sailing and Tennis.

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18 Aug 2014


"Amazing view, centrally located, clean and comfortable."

We stayed at the Hawthorn for five nights in August. The owner, Clare, was lovely. The location was fabulous. The views over the harbor were outstanding. The accommodations were clean, comfortable … More

22 May 2014


"Very comfortable, very convenient, great view!"

My two sisters, brother-in-law, and I stayed in this wonderful place for six days while we toured some of the area and visited with newly found Irish cousins. The Hawthorne is perfect for this kind o… More

31 Jul 2013


"Perfect accommodation in a stunning location."

I stayed at Hawthorn for an extended visit earlier this year. First of all, it is an immaculate duplex overlooking the harbour in Kinvara and facing Dunguaire Castle. As it is so central, everything i… More

16 Jul 2013


"Comfortable accommodation in a village atmosphere!"

Arriving from Finland with friends, we spent three wonderful nights at this house. The owners Clare and John were very welcoming and the house was very clean with a modern decor. The house overviewed … More

21 Apr 2013


"Beautiful setting for a family holiday"

We had a fantastic week in Kinvara. A great spot for a family with a toddler, really well equipped, friendly, and nice food within walking distance. We had days out in the beautiful burren region.The … More

23 Jul 2012



We had a wonderful stay at Clare & John's place! They were most accommodating and the location is superb! We look forward to returning!… More

31 Oct 2011


"Fantastic accommodation in the heart of Kinvara - it's a home away from home (highly recommended)"

Myself and my partner stayed in the Fuchsia house for one week, and we had the most amazing time there. So much so, we wished we could live in such a lovely place in London. The house was the perfect size, it was beautifully furnished, and was very clean and warm. To be honest, this is the one place I've stayed in where the photos on the website don't do itself justice. It had a beautiful view of the pier and Dunguaire Castle, and it was in walking distance to all the great traditional pubs and amazing restaurants e.g. Piers Head + The Tide Full Inn. We've already recommended it to friends and family!

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    • 3 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:02 Mar 2015

    Based in Ireland

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