Cottage in Kilfenora, Country Clare, Ireland - Peaceful Relaxing and Tranquil Location, 15 Mins Drive from the Beach
The Old Farmhouse is located close to our family run dairy farm in the heart of Irish countryside. This accommodation is suitable for people seeking peace and tranquillity but also families with children who are welcome to take part in the milking of the cows or collect the breakfast eggs. Within a 10 mile radius you can drive through the heart of the Burren to Ailwee Cave follow the coast road via Fanore beach to the fishing village of Doolin, famous for its traditional Irish music sessions and day trips to the Aran Islands. Just on south are the Cliffs of Moher and a couple of miles further on is Lahinch with its beautiful beach and championship golf course. You can fish at nearby Lickeen Lake and in Corofin at its many lakes. In the evenings you can enjoy traditional music and set dancing in Kilfenora. On arrival you are welcomed with home baking and you are always welcome to visit our home for a cup of tea and chat.
Details for holiday The Old Farmhouse (Sleeps 8. 4 Bedrooms), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 1 Bathroom
The ground floor double bedroom is en-suite.
The second double bedroom is upstairs with en-suite.
The two twin bedrooms are on the ground floor with two single beds in each.
The main bathroom which has a jacuzzi bath is between these rooms.
The open fireplace enhances the relaxed atmosphere in the sitting room. There is TV DVD and CD player with radio.
The kitchen cum dining room has washing machine/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric cooker, microwave, coffee machine, toaster and kettle , cutlery, table ware, glasses plus all the pots and pans.
There is oil fired central heating.
About the Owner
Hello, we are Martin and Marian. We have our own Dairy farm here in Kilfenora, Co Clare. When we are not working on the farm we are set dancing or walking in the Burren. We love traditional music and socializing with wonderful friends and local characters. We also love natural history and local heritage. We love to share all this with our visitors.
Activity and Interests
Lahinch beach is approx 15-20 mins drive by car. Seaworld is located here and there is also an indoor swimming pool. Fanore beach is approx 30 mins drive by car.
Shannon airport is approx 25 miles and is about 1 hour drive. Dublin arport and Ferryport is approx 4 hours drive. Rosslare ferryport is approx 4.5 - 5 hours drive.
Kilfenora village is 2.5 miles. It is the gateway to the Burren and the Burren Centre will contribute greatly to your understanding of the area. Kilfenora was once known as the city of the crosses and these crosses can be seen in and around the Cathedral graveyard. Our accommodation is an ideal location for touring. The Cliffs of Moher, Ailwee Caves, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Dooling Cave, Aran Islands Ferries are within 30 mins drive.
In Kilfenora there are 2 grocery shops and in Ennistymon approx 10 mins. drive you will find a large supermarket and a mini market also. There is a good variety of restaurants from Kilfenora to Ennistymon, Lahinch, Liscannor, Doolin, Lisdoonvarna, Ballyvaughan and Corofin. There are two main banks located in Ennistymon and also ATM facilities.
- Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made through the owners Martin and Marian Barry by email or phone call. We charge 20% deposit at time of booking and the balance to be paid four weeks before arrival. Payment in Euro please.
Changeover days are Saturdays, however we are willing to accept alternative days and short stays in the off season periods.
- Available arrival
- bird watching
- horse riding
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- laundrette - serviced
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- deepsea fishing
- fly fishing
- freshwater fishing
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- pier fishing
- bay fishing
- water skiing
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
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- Notes on accommodation: Green Meadows cottage is mostly carpeted with the exception of the kitchen / dining room. It is all ground floor accommodation. The Old Farmhouse is situated close to the farm yard, it has timber flooring throughout except for the kitchen /dining room. There in one double room upstairs. Both cottages have oil fired central heating. We provide our guest with a bag of turf (peat) on arrival. Outside: Green Meadows has its own green area around the back and has a wooden bench. The Old Farmhouse has a green area to the front and has a wooden bench. Both cottages are on private ground and have good parking areas. Both cottages are surrounded by fields and you are guaranteed privacy peace and quiet.