House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Tucked away in east Galway, Lakeview House is nestled in the foothills of the Slieve Aughty Mountains with the lake literally on its doorstep. This family run enterprise has the highest star rating that Failte Ireland can award. Bicycles are available for those who wish to racket up the tempo and for the adrenaline junkies kayaks are provided, all free of charge.
Not only do you get access to a private river and lake you also have access to the private mooring. Fishing rods and all the necessary safety gear is provided free of charge. Not only is there ample private grounds to explore, the locality is a haven for hill walkers who can directly access the flora and fauna of Lough Derg, take to the Brian Boru Trail or the East Clare Way. Part of the Lakeview House experience is getting up close and personal to a working farm.
You and your family can enjoy karting in nearby Tynagh, pony trekking in Flower Hill Equestrian Centre or horse riding in Slieve Aughty Riding Centre or Lough Hill Pony Trekking Centre.Trigger your children’s imagination with the famous telescope in Birr Castle and the extensive monastic settlement on Holy Island. For those wishing to trace family roots, Woodford Genealogy centre is a five minute drive. Lakeview House is an ideal location for touring the West of Ireland, Connemara and the Shannon region. You are just 40 minutes from Galway, Ennis and Limerick.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Salthill 70 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Shannon Airport 60 km, Nearest railway: Ballinasloe 50 km|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The County Galway/County Clare region
An area of startling beauty, Galway/Clare has it all. From the Cliffs of Moher, a 214m testament to Mother Nature’s creativity, to the Burren, an otherworldly limestone landscape, this is a region where beauty and history meet. Galway City, known for its friendly people, charming streets, shopping and energetic nightlife, is revving up for another fun-filled festival season making it the perfect place for a lively few days away.
Lough Derg and the lower Shannon has a handsome inland sea set in an attractive blend of mountain and hillside, woodland and farm with 32,000 acres of spectacular waterway.
Portumna is literally just a stone’s throw away where you can enjoy a stroll in the lake fringed forest park and wildlife sanctuary, visit the castle or enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants.
Mountshannon is just a short spin in the other direction where you can enjoy all the amenities that the river Shannon is deservedly famed for.
Lakeview House is an ideal location for touring the West of Ireland, Connemara and the Shannon region. You are just 40 minutes from Galway, Ennis and Limerick.
big excitement in our area as white tailed eagles, very rare are now awaiting their chicks to hatch, 6 miles from our house in mountshannon.
You and your family can enjoy carting in nearby Tynagh, pony trekking in Flower Hill Equestrian Centre or horse riding in Slieve Aughty Riding Centre or Lough Hill Pony Trekking Centre.
Trigger your children’s imagination with the famous telescope in Birr Castle and the extensive monastic settlement on Holy Island. Let your own inner child run riot.
For those wishing to trace family roots, Woodford Genealogy centre is a five minute drive.