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Connemara Artists Cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Set in the magnificent surroundings of the Maam Valley, the Connemara Artists Cottages offers self catering accommodation in a charming 100 year old cottage. The Cottage has been refurbished and extended to provide a peaceful retreat offering cosy living accommodation, 2 large bedrooms and excellent studio space suitable for writers, artists,poets, photographers etc. Ideally located with charming villages, fabulous beaches, and Clifden and Galway City all within a 45 minutes. The renowned Lough Corrib is at the end of the road for fishing enthusiasts and if walking is your passion then the Western Way and the Maumturks are on the door step. The cottage is set on a small working sheep farm.

Maam Valley & Surrounding Area

The valley is flanked by the Maumturk Mountains to the west and the Joyce Country Mountains to the East and the Bealnabrac river runs through the bottom of the valley. Maam is a small village with a local shop and pub. You can enjoy a drink and a legendary “toastie” in the cosy lounge bar of Keane's. The cottage is located about 2 miles from the shop & the pub. The area offers some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery and beaches. A wide range of activities are available in the area from fishing on the majestic Lough Corrib, hill walking in the imposing Maumturks, horse riding on fabulous beaches or just sit, relax, take in the breath taking beauty and enjoy the tranquillity.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Glassilaun 25 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Western Ireland region

Set in the fabulous Connemara region with its majestic mountain ranges, vast lakes and stunning unspoilt beaches. The best Ireland has to offer. Ideal base to explore Galway and Mayo


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7 Sep 2014


"A great stay in the Maum Valley"

A perfect place to disconnect and enjoy all of the Connemara valley. My wife, 2 year old son, and I spent 3 nights here and it was exactly what we were looking for. Our host Helen, gave us great dir… More

5 Sep 2014


"No buts...all good!!"

Located in an isolated setting, ensuring absolute peace and quiet. The cottage is surrounded by drystone walls, green grass, mountains and sheep. Magnificent ! Whilst off the main road it is well loca… More

2 Sep 2014


"Nice accomodation"

Superbe cottage. Très propre rien à redire en plein centre du Connemara. Le secteur autour est très sympathique.… More

24 Jun 2014


"nice, but..."

thanks for the nice accomodation. The ground floor is very nice with all things you need in a house, but the first floor was to big and to loveless arranged - it looks like a ballroom. I miss some fur… More

Thanks for the feedback. The upstairs used to be a studio, so I understand what you are saying. This is our first year of letting and we do hope to put a 2nd bathroom up there next year. In the meantime, I will look to cosy it up a bit.

21 May 2014


"A beautiful scenic escape to peace and serenity"

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here over the Easter weekend and had an amazing time. The cottage is surrounded by several farms and being lambing season there were plenty ewe's getting up to no… More

11 Oct 2013


"A warm welcome"

~aqWe had a lovely, cosy stay with our young daughter in this traditional cottage. The fireplace was a treat! And the location is just wonderful, a truly beautiful valley.Very friendly and helpful He… More

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Calendar last updated:24 Jan 2015

Based in Ireland

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