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Oughterard lakeside cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Westwinds- view from the lake

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Newly Renovated - £500 per week

This lovely self catering detached cottage is situated in the gateway to Connemara and on the shore of lough Corrib with its own private pier. Set in 2 acres of private gardens it boasts unsurpassed views out over the lough and islands to the Mamturk mountains. Fishing and the fabulous Oughterard Golf Club are right on your doorstep whilst horse riding and hill walking are nearby. Just a five minute drive from the busy little town of Oughterard with its shops, bars and good selection of cafes and restaurants Westwinds presents the perfect opportunity for a relaxing holiday with family or friends.

West Winds has three comfortable bedrooms and can sleep 7 people. The master bedroom is very spacious with its own en-suite bathroom. The house has been recently refurbished and boasts two sitting rooms, both with large open fires and picture windows/patio doors looking out to the lake. It has a large open plan kitchen with a big dining table.

Galway city with its lively bars, restaurants, theatre, and rich culture, is only a 20 minute drive Whether you choose to spend your days out and about exploring this beautiful region, fishing on the lake, shopping in the city, or just taking in the views and enjoying the tranquillity and comfort of West Winds, there's plenty to keep the whole party occupied.

Owner would be interested in non simultaneous swaps to other holiday destinations (especially during low season)

Rates: €300 - €700 per week.

Maximum of 7 people. Children are welcome.

Pets maybe allowed by arrangement (kitchen only

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, 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, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 11
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Western Ireland region

Galway City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland. With Oughterard as a popular destination for live music and 'Craic'

Galway and its surroundings are famous for many festivals such as : Film festival (end June), 'Galway Arts Festival' (mid-July), 'Galway Races' (end July), and the Oster Festival' (in September)

Tourist attractions: The house is ideally situated for trips to the wonderful scenic area of Connema. Corrib has superb fishing. Oughterard Golf Club (18 hole Parkland) is only minutes away . You may also go on beautiful walks (Connemara Way) and there is wildlife for the keen photographer. Visit Co. Clare e.g. the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren with its spectacular views and the Aran Islands.


Oughterard is a traditional village in the West of Ireland nestled beside Lough Corrib (the largest lake in the Republic), at the start of the Connemara Mountain Range and only 17km from Galway City- The City of tribes.

There is so much to see and activities to enjoy in Oughterard and it is also the ideal base from which to explore the wider area. Lough Corrib, running alongside Oughterard, is the largest lake in the Republic and it not only offers some of the most spectacular views around but it is a world-renowned fishing spot The fresh water trout and salmon bring fishermen from all over the world to try their luck

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31 Dec 2014


"Ideal para descansar"

Casa preciosa delante del lago corrib.ideal para ir con niños.muy bien equipada .con muchas ganas de volver!!… More

2 May 2014



I've just come back from a short stay in this idyllic hideaway just outside the beautiful village of Oughterard. We have always stayed in Galway city itself but this accommodation allowed us to … More

2 May 2014


"Superb location, spectacular views, excellent accommodation - perfect"

Stayed here recently with a group of friends for a very relaxing and hugely enjoyable break. Accommodation superb with the most wonderful views over Lough Corrib to the Maam Turk mountains. Just 5 Min… More

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Janet M.

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Calendar last updated:29 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

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