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Luxury Cottage With Panoramic Views Of The Sea And Mountains

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Luxury Holiday Cottage with Sea & Mountain Views near to Wild Atlantic Way in Connemara, Co. Galway - Tranquil Location With Connemara's Attractions All Within Easy Reach

The cottage was purchased by the current owner in July 2014, since when it has been fully refurbished and equipped to a very high standard to provide luxury holiday accommodation. It has three bedrooms, two of which have en-suite bathrooms with showers. There is also a family bathroom which has a jacuzzi bath with shower over. It has a new fully-equipped kitchen with a double oven/grill and separate induction hob, microwave and a dishwasher. The washing machine and tumble dryer are in a separate utility room. There is a separate dining room with a walk-through from the kitchen. The dining room table seats up to 8 people. The spacious but cosy triple-aspect lounge has panoramic views of Kilkieran Bay out of all of the windows. There is a feature fireplace made from local stone with a wood- (and local peat-) burning stove. There is also underfloor central heating. For entertainment there is a 42" Smart satellite television (includes the main UK channels), a DVD/CD player and free Wifi. There is a good selection of books, DVDs, games and jigsaw puzzles - for all ages. Outside there is a large lawn ideal for playing ball games. There is also a large area of decking with a garden table and 8 seats from which there are uninterrupted views over Kilkieran Bay and the Maam Turk mountain range.


Owner
Michael Parrott
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Michael Parrott

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Michael Parrott purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Michael Parrott chose Ireland

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What makes this cottage unique

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in County Galway in Ireland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
  • En-suite bathroom to Bedroom 1 has W/C and shower. Family bathroom on landing next door to Bedroom 2 has W/C and shower over jacuzzi bath. Bathroom to Bedroom 3 has W/C and shower and can be made en-suite by closing door into lounge.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size bed, Bedroom 2 has a king-size bed and a single bed, Bedroom 3 has a king-size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Children are welcome. Dogs will be considered. No smoking. Outside: The cottage stands in about a third of an acre, most of which is lawned and ideal for playing ball games. There is a large area of decking with a garden table with seats for 8 people. Two separate bench seats each seat 4 people. The cottage is in an elevated position and enjoys panoramic views of Kilkieran Bay and the Maam Turk mountain range. There is a separate outbuilding which houses two bikes. There is space to park several vehicles. Utility Room: The washing machine and tumble dryer in the Utility Room are new (Spring 2015). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bed linen and tea towels are included. The property is cleaned at least every two weeks and always after each letting. If you would like the towels/bed linen to be changed during your stay, this can be arranged but is not included. Other: There is an outbuilding in which there are two bikes for anyone who fancies a cycle around the Rosmuc peninsula.

Reviews

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(17 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
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Luxury by the Sea

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this lovely property. The setting is absolutely stunning. The house is equipped to the highest standards and everything you need is provided. The property was spotlessly clean. Mike is very easy to deal with. The location may appear remote, but is in fact in easy reach of many of the attractions in the area, with the added bonus that driving to these takes you through fabulous scenery.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Another wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to the cottage returning because of the high quality it offers. It is second to none! Both in terms of the comfort and cleanliness of the property paired with the 360 degrees of outstanding scenery. The owners manage the property with a refreshing level of attention to detail, the maintainence and warm welcome by Eileen is also of a very high standard. The cottage is spacious, well equipped as a home from home, decorated and furnished beatifully. There is so much to see locally and plenty of fantastic beaches nearby to explore. It is clear that the property and its location would suit many, from our perspective it makes a perfect family break. We will book again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

The cottage we stayed at was definitely the best place we have ever stayed at. the cottage was cozy, spacious, warm, clean and most of all had some stunning views out of all the windows. Also the underfloor heating was a massive luxury.

It was a great base for us. There was loads of places to eat and the local shops are very beneficial as it had all the goods for you.

A car is essential as some of the amazing places that everyone will love is only 30-40 minutes away. The locals are very friendly (Trip to the Arran isle).

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Outstanding cottage in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to explore Connemara and want a base that is welcoming and very comfortable this property will not disappoint. The cottage is located in an area of fantastic scenery and has views of the Wild Atlantic Way and spectacular mountains. The property is finished to a high specification and all visitor needs have been considered with well thought out information on the property and the local/wider area. The cottage is well equipped for a family, the decor is of a very high standard and it is immaculately clean.

Mike the owner and Eileen who takes care of the property were really friendly and helpful.

We have already recommended to family and friends and would definitely book again.

A perfect stay in a truly beautiful part of Ireland!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What an amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing week we had! The cottage was faultless, we had seven people staying and because it is so spacious we still felt we had plenty of room. The views are beautiful from every window; mountains and the sea. The area is lovely, we made use of the two bikes provided to explore the area. There is plenty to do and beautiful places to visit just a short drive from the cottage and the local area was great to eat out, the boat inn at Oughterard serves great food as does O'Dowds in Roundstone. We visited the local lead and silver mine which was good fun and had a lovely walk around the white beaches of Dogs Bay.

Also the ferry to the Aran Islands is only 30 -40 minutes away which is definitely worth a visit! We all had a fantastic stay and would love to go back. Thank you Mike it was great!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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prepare to be blown away

  • 5 of 5

The pictures on the site don't do justice to this beautifully kept house. Every room has an amazing aspect out to the Wild Atlantic Way. if you want to experience peace, tranquility, and stay in a spiritual place then this is for you. The house is remote but that's the beauty of it. Everything in the house from the beds, linen, towels and kitchen equipment is of the highest quality. I stayed here for a week with my two teenage sons and it was just magical. There a lots of DVD's to watch when the weather turns to keep you entertained. The location of the house allows you to explore Connemara, galway and Mayo comfortably. There is lots to see and do and being in the Gaeltacht is charming. We ate out in Kilkeiran, Galway and Cong and the food was amazing especially the seafood chowder and mussels. Dealing with Mike was a pleasure and he was always on hand as was Eileen. I would have no reservations in recommending this beautiful place

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Location

Coast/Beach:

There are two pretty quays within walking distance; one just five minutes away and the other about twenty. There are several quiet sandy beaches within easy reach by car, the nearest being about half an hour away across the bay.

Travel:

The nearest airport is West of Ireland Airport at Knock, which is about a two hour drive away, much of it with stunning views of loughs and mountains. Otherwise the drive from Dublin Airport only takes about four hours, including a break.

The drive from Dublin Port or Dun Loughaire takes about four hours, including a break.

Distances:

All of Connemara's attractions are within an hour's drive, including: Galway for shopping restaurants and street performers, Clifden for multi-coloured shops, restaurants and bars with live Irish music, the pretty fishing village of Roundstone, the ferry to the Aran Isles, Kylemore Abbey and Walled Victorian Garden, Killary Fjord for boat trips, Lough Corrib for fishing, Connemara National Park, Connemara Heritage and History Centre, Glengowla Silver and Lead Mine, Brigit's Garden and much more.

Further Details:

There are three shops on the Rosmuc peninsula. You can get almost anything you may need from one of the shops, O'Malley's, which is also a Post Office.

There are also two local bars, but if you are looking for pubs with bar food and music, so that you can experience the Irish "Craic", you can find these in Clifden which is about forty-five minutes away by car.

Rosmuc is in the centre of an area known as the Gaeltacht where Irish is the first language. So when you are in Rosmuc you can expect people to be speaking in Irish. What it means is that you really are experiencing the real Ireland. But don't worry, they speak English too and are very friendly.

To eat out you will need to go a little further afield, but you can find excellent restaurants in Galway, Clifden, Roundstone and Oughterard. If you like to cook there is a fully-equipped kitchen at the cottage.

There are plenty of walks around Connemara and details of many of these are provided at the cottage. If you fancy a cycle around the Rosmuc peninsula there are two bikes in the outbuilding.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in County Galway, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 5 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 6 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Rate 7 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 1 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Rate 2 2018
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Rate 3 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Rate 4 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Rate 5 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 6 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Rate 7 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Saturday. The latest time for departure is 10.00am and the earliest time for arrival is 4.00pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices are fully inclusive. Bed linen and towels are supplied. The minimum booking is usually for 7 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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