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Stay on the Most Photographed Street in Ireland-Waterfront-City Center

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Dec-2016
4 Bed Luxury Town House in Medieval Galway - City Center with views of Galway

An opportunity to stay on the most photographed street in Ireland. This row of historic town houses draws artists and photographers worldwide, all eager to capture first hand the beauty of the Jewel in Galway's crown.

The house has breathtaking views of the River Corrib Estuary, Atlantic Ocean, Galway bay and the Clare hills from every room. A more picturesque view in Galway city could not be found.

The house is on the riverbank, on a historic street, right in the heart of Medieval Galway. The center of nightlife activity "The Latin Quarter" is 100 meters away containing dozens of cafes, pubs and restaurants. .

The kitchen, Living room and all four bedrooms have spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, Galway bay and the Clare hills. Living Space is over three Stories. The kitchen & Living room are on the ground floor. On the 1st and 2nd floor there are 4 double bedrooms. One room containing two single beds. There are two full sized Bathrooms.

High speed wireless internet access and Cable TV with DVD are provided. Car parking is available for one car included in the rate with additional spaces available right outside.

All linen and towels provided. We provide you all the amenities that you need to enjoy your stay. It's the little touches that matter the most, we think. Ireland's a rainy country, so we've provided umbrellas for your convenience. We provide a guide to recommended attractions & activities available in Galway, food delivery options, restaurants, bars and a gym.

Any special requests are welcome, we really wish to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

USA customers: We can charge your card in US dollars using the live Euro Dollar exchange rate to save on currency conversion charges

More Details
  • Sleeps 11
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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8 Reviews

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based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

Amazing stay in an amazing place

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time here on our girls weekend away. The location is perfect, just a 5 minute walk to all of the bars and restaurants. The view out onto the water is amazing and the house itself is so lovely. It's very homely and we were provided with everything we needed. We will definitely be coming back next year, Galway is an incredible place!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location and great apartment.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was in the perfect location. It is right on the waterfront with a lovely view. It is one block away from the Spanish Arch and the exciting Latin Quarter. It is in walking distance to shopping and food stores. It has convenient access to the highway to the ferry to the Aran Islands. The apartment was clean and comfortable and well stocked with everything you could need. The beds were very comfortable. The host was very helpful in meeting us with the key and providing lots of information. I can highly recommend staying here. You will be pleased too!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the view!

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed for a quick overnight trip but the apartment was just perfect for us. Clean, easy parking nice setup. I loved the view of the river out the livingroom window!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and great location

  • 5 of 5

Great location and amazing views. The house was spotless on arrival and fully stocked with cooking supplies, linen and essentials. Enough space for our group of 9 people too. Everything is a short walk away from the house but its on a quiet street with little cars so got a great rest.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

There was 8 of us staying. The house was large enough for us all. Beautifully furnished and decorated per the pictures. We all really loved the location and views. Loved the fresh sea air. Laura was very helpful and we will hope to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

There was 8 of us staying. The house was large enough for us all. Beautifully furnished and decorated per the pictures. We all really loved the location and views. Loved the fresh sea air. Laura was very helpful and we will hope to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Galway Airport at 4 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Ard Bia at Nimmos at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Galway Golf club at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ceannt Station at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Ard Bia at Nimmos at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Claddagh Park at 0.2 Kilometres Car: not necessary

The center of nightlife activity in Galway "The Latin Quarter" is 100 meters away. The house is located 250 meters away from the main shopping street of Galway city. 100 meters away from the Galway City Museum and the Spanish Arch. There are dozens of lively pubs and restaurants 100 meters away.

Connamara is a 15 minute drive away, Salthill and its beautiful beaches a 15 minute walk. The Cliffs of Moher and the Burren are an hours drive away with the central bus & train station within a 3 minute walk of the apartment. Here you can catch a bus or train to all the tourist attractions and cities of Ireland so it

can be the perfect base for your Ireland holiday. Just about every part of the country can be got to within 2-3 hrs from here.

Dublin may be the official capital of Ireland but there is no doubt about the cultural capital of Ireland, Galway. Galway really has everything. Its said that Galway is the gatekeeper of the Irish language and culture, where people can truly explore the real Ireland. Galway is famous for its spirited nightlife, busy cultural scene and extensive shopping. Galway is also a city of festivals and special events including the Prestigious round the world Volvo Ocean Boat Race Finishing Port, Guinness Oyster Festival, Galway Horce Racing Festival, Salthill Airshow, and the acclaimed Galway Arts Festival.

Some leisure activities and amenities.

* Amenities include Beaches, National atlantaquarium, Salthill promenade, Indoor Swimming pools and Leisure Centres, Multiplex Cinema, Bowling, Coole Park Visitors Centre, Connemara National Park, Cruises on the river Corrib, (Irelands largest lake) and a visit to many of the famous landmarks, such as Connemara, the Burren, Kylemore Abbey The Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk park and the Aran Islands are all on the doorstep of Galway. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy an endless array of activities including watersports in Galway bay, tennis, horseriding, walking tours, cycling, greyhounds, horseracing, go-karting, bowling, river & deep sea angling, and Ireland's 18 hole championship golf courses.

Some of the historic and regional attractions:

*Aran islands* - It is a place steeped in immense cultural heritage and history. Gaelic language is the first language of its residents. It is considered the foothold of Irish culture.

*Connemara* - Has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland. 'Connemara* is a savage beauty', Oscar Wilde* A visit to Ireland and Connemara is not complete without experiencing the beauty and tranquility that is Kylemore Abbey & Garden.

*The Burren* - A unique limestone plateau,It contains dozens of megalithic tombs and celtic crosses and a ruined Cistercian Abbey from the 12th century, Corcomroe. This area is especially beautiful in spring with its abundant rare wild flowers.

* The Cliffs of Moher * - Are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare.O'Brien's Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs.From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains .

*Bunratty Castle and folk park - A chance to experiance the most authentic medievil fortress in Ireland including a 26 acre 'living' medievil irish village in a rurual setting. Built in 1425, the castle houses 450 medievil artifacts and furniture.

* Lough Corrib* - The best Salmon fishing in Europe

* Aughnanure Castle

* Portumna Castle

* Dunguaire Castle

* Athenry Castle

* Galway City musuem- 100 meters from the apartment

* The Spanish arch and latin quarter - 100 meters away

Golf Information: * Galway Golf Club, Salthill. This popular course with its well designed rolling fairways are bounded by mature woodlands and the spectacular seascape of Galway Bay. * Connemara Golf Club Ballyconneely, Clifden. This is a sand based links with its back nine described as the equal of anywhere in the world.

The Street is a promenade to one side of the Spanish Arch.

The Spanish Arch (An Póirse Spáinneach) in Galway city, Ireland, was originally an extension of the city wall from Martin's Tower to the bank of the Corrib, as a measure to protect the city's quays, which were located in the area once known as the Fish Market (now Spanish Parade). It was constructed in 1584.

In the 18th century the Eyre family of Eyrecourt, County Galway, created an extension of the quays called The Long Walk and created the arches to allow access from the town to the new quays. The Spanish Arch is located on the banks of the River Corrib directly across from The Claddagh.

In 1755, the arches were partially destroyed by the tsunami generated by the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

Until 2006, part of the Arch housed the Galway City Museum. At that time, the museum was moved to a new, dedicated building located just behind the Arch.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November-December
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£237
for 1 night
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£237
From
£313
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,035
 
 
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£338
for 1 night
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£338
From
£435
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,096
 
 
January
2 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£161
for 1 night
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£161
From
£224
Fri,Sat,Sun
£887
 
 
February
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
£194
for 1 night
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£194
From
£296
Fri,Sat,Sun
£896
 
 
April 1st-13th
1 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£266
for 1 night
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£266
From
£355
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,369
 
 
Easter
14 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£304
for 1 night
From
£304
From
£410
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,576
 
 
April 24th-30th
24 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£266
for 1 night
From
£266
From
£355
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,369
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£296
for 1 night
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£296
From
£384
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,479
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£338
for 1 night
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£338
From
£448
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,944
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
£423
for 1 night
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£423
From
£558
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,700
 
 
Galway Race Week
31 Jul 2017 - 6 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
£520
for 1 night
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£520
From
£689
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,748
 
 
August
7 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
£423
for 1 night
From
£423
From
£558
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,700
 
 
September 1st-21st
1 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£338
for 1 night
From
£338
From
£435
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,096
 
 
Oyster Festival
22 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£524
for 1 night
From
£524
From
£524
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
September 25th-31st
25 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£338
for 1 night
From
£338
From
£435
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,096
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£237
for 1 night
From
£237
£862
 

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Double Bedroom.

Outside

  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

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