Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This modern little cottage is located right in the harbour village of Kinvara, Galway Bay. Stroll to the shops, pubs, restaurants & watch the traditional boats set sail from the pier. Enjoy views of the world-famous Burren hills. TV/DVD. Cosy log stove. The perfect base for exploring Kinvara, the Burren and counties Galway & Clare.
Enjoy Kinvara with its lively traditional music scene, noted seafood restaurants, sailing, and festivals. 2 minute walk to shops, pubs, cafés, hotel, sea, tennis courts. A few minutes drive brings you to Trácht beach with its golden sands and the 'flaggy shores' of New Quay. 25 minutes to the bustling city of Galway.
FURTHER DETAILS INDOORS:
Tall broad-leafed trees and traditional stone walls line the lane-way. You can hear the birdsong, while relaxing in front of the log-burning stove. The cottage is furnished to high specification. It is laid out in 'studio' style with double bed behind screen. There are wardrobes, bedside lockers and lamps. The kitchen is very well equipped. Bathroom has instant electric shower. We also provide an array of books (incl children's), DVDs, jigsaws and playing cards. Welcome Folder and maps. Travel-cot and highchair available. Also equipment for elderly and disabled. Baby sitter available.
FURTHER DETAILS OUTDOORS:
Private patio area with seats. We provide a BBQ stand & utensils and can purchase disposable charcoal trays on your behalf, to start you off. Also, upon request you may have the use of a shed if you have bicycles, fishing or sports equipment – ask the owner for the key. Ample, private, off-road parking. Tennis courts & football across the road at top of lane.
RENTAL PERIOD: 17:00 hrs on arrival day (generally Saturday) until 10:00 hrs on departure day.
BOOKING: 50% deposit on booking, balance due 8 weeks before arrival. A standard contract document is in place.
SECURITY DEPOSIT of €100 (refundable) also applies, and is payable along with the balance, 8 weeks before the commencement of the let.
LINEN: All bed linen is provided and beds are made up.
TOWELS: are provided – 2 per person, hand towels for bathrooms, bath rugs and kitchen tea-towels. Guests are asked to bring their own beach towels.
ELECTRICITY is metered and charged at cost.
BBQ facilities and utensils provided. Let us know if you require disposable charcoal trays (instant light) so we may arrange it for you at cost of €8 per twin pack.
ECO LOGS: Pack of 8 Compressed Beech Logs €7. Let us know.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Trácht 4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The County Galway/County Clare region
Kinvara is considered the 'gateway' to North Clare, which is renowned for its limestone landscape of the BURREN (an area of world-wide interest to botanists, historians, archaeologists, ecologists, geologists, writers and artists). 10 minutes drive will bring you to the Burren National Park.
Nearby also you can visit: 2 championship golf courses, The Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Caves, Burren Perfumery and Floral Centre, Thoor Ballylee (home of W.B. Yeats, one of our great poets), Coole Park (home of Lady Gregory and the inspiration for many of Yeats' poems), Kiltartan Museum, Kilmacduagh Monastic Settlement and round tower, the Martello Tower at Auginish and even a trip to the Aran Islands!
Galway city is also definitely worth a trip – don't miss the famous Galway Races, Arts Festival and Oyster Festival. Travel on to Connemara with its boglands, stone walls, lakes and native Irish-speaking people of the Gaeltacht.
Kinvara is a quaint seaside village renowned for its medieval castle, 'Dunguaire', which provides nightly banquets. Each August Kinvara hosts Cruinniu na mBad, a traditional sailing festival featuring turf boats, and also a traditional music festival (Fleadh na gCuach) each May Bank Holiday weekend and a hurling festival. On the October bank holiday weekend, Gort hosts the Joe Cooley Traditional Music festival.
There is a farmer's market - organic vegetables, home baking, crafts - every Friday morning from April to October. The village contains 3 supermarkets, restaurants, post office, pharmacy, health food shop, hairdressers, beauticians, seaweed treatment clinic, craft shops, children's playground, football, tennis and much more.