House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This is a new home containing many luxurious features. You will step into an open foyer leading into a large sitting room (with fireplace), small sitting room (with fireplace), dining room with fabulous views of the sea , and also the Clare hills, and the gourmet kitchen - all with scenic, serene views. The home marries modern features with traditional Irish features like an artisan stone fireplace. There are three finely appointed bathrooms with a walk-in shower, a spa steam shower, and a jacuzzi bath. A laundry room is featured off the kitchen. There are white oak floors throughout most of the house along with a marble kitchen floor. There are there large bedrooms, one master with an on-suite, and the other two rooms have access to another main bathroom
nearest Travel Links
Airport: Galway, Shannon, Dublin: 80 km
Ferry: Dublin, Rosslare: 200 km
- Fly to Galway, Shannon, Knock or Dublin airport. Property is 40 miles from Shannon, five miles from Galway, and 125 miles from Dublin.
- From the UK, Aer Arann and Aer Lingus service Galway airport, and Aer Lingus and Ryannair
- From Mainland Europe:- Aer Lingus and Ryanair
- From United States:- Delta Airlines, Aer Lingus, and several others with connections.
- No Public transport - a car is a must. Public Transport available to nearest town (Oranmore). Taxi from Oranmore
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Shannnon 67 km, Nearest railway: Galway 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The County Galway/County Clare region
Galway city of the Tribes, is the west of Ireland, a great county to bring the family, or a loved one, or to just go by yourself. The city has retained all of its small old town charm and beauty, cultural , and historical heritage . Take a walk through its busy narrow streets and admire its medieval buildings tastefully mingled with modern structures, visit Galway Cathedral, the Spanish Arch, Lynch's Castle, the Salmon Weir bridge, or wander through the cobbled streets of the Quays area and the Claddagh, enjoy shopping , or just stop for a coffee or a drink in the many , restaurants , bars and coffee shops. Try and plan your visit around one of the many festivals in the city – Arts week, Galway races( ladies day is a must, but wear your Sunday best) , Salthill Airshow, the volvo ocean race or the Oyster festival.
Travel west into Connemara an unspoilt bog land , and still fresh lakes.Travel to the Twelve Bens. Visit Clifden, the Connemara Capital. From Clifden you can drive north to visit Kylemore Abbey and Connemara National Park or South to visit Ballyconneelly, Roundstone and continue east to Ballinahinch Castle.
A few miles south of Galway, visit the Burren area. Start your tour in the beautiful seaside town of Kinvara with a visit to Dunguaire Castle and continue your drive through the Burren. The Burren is a limestone plateau which has been inhabited since the Stone Age. The Burren has unique flora and you may see some wild goats during your visit. Take a nice drive to the Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Caves, these are great activites for kids . Other areas to visit , the Aran islands take the boat from Rossaveal. The Aran islands is great if you love bike riding, you can see most of the island by bike I would defiantly recommended it . For additional on most of these activities visit www.galway.net
Oranmore and Maree area
Maree is about three miles from Oranmore and about 20 min drive from Galway city. Maree is just a 30 min walk into Tawin island which a well known island that provides a wide variety of species of birds, and wildlife. Take a walk into the island , and enjoy watching the seals basking in the sun, or taking a dip into the refreshing ocean. . There are several golf clubs within easy distance of the house and guest golfers are very welcome. The villages of Oranmore and Clarenbridge are just three miles away or a 7 to 10 min drive .Oranmore has several pubs that provides traditional Irish Music and Dancing , visit McDonagh's thatched pub which is a protected buiding, and has fantastic pints of guniness. Clarenbridge is renowned for its September Oyster Festival. It is a picturesque village on the Clarin river. Paddy burks has great food ,and refreashing drinks, and there are several other resturants, and shops that are easy to walk to , and do a little light shopping. follow the signs for Moran's of Weir - a thatched pub dating back to the late 1700's - the food here is superb it is all seafood the chowder is just amazing!. A little further south on the N18 you can visit Thoor Ballylee- summer home of the Nobel Literature Prize winner W.B Yeats,, and also Coole Park, home of Lady Gregory a founder member of our National Theatre and key figure in the Celtic Cultural revival of the early 20th Century.