About This Listing
A two story terraced cottage which has been restored to a high standard. It's located in the center of Roundstone on Marine Terrace. It's a short walk to all bars, restaurants and shops and a two minute drive from beaches in Dogs Bay and Gurteen.
The traditional exterior belies the modern airy interior. Downstairs, a large open plan living, dining area with galley kitchen. Upstairs, two double bedrooms and a large bathroom. It will comfortably accommodate two couples
The house doesn't really lend itself to sharing, so it's being let in its entirety. All yours to enjoy!
Interaction with Guests
My primary residence is elsewhere so I probably won't get to meet you. My young associate, Richard, handles bookings and access to the property, so you'll hear from him when you make an inquiry.
Roundstone is a little gem. It has a great selection of pubs and restaurants (check out O'Dowds in particular) and is minutes away from two beautiful beaches. The journey from Galway city passes through spectacular scenery in Connemara. A great base for alls sort of outdoor pursuits - cycling, walking and watersports
There's a bus service from Galway, but realistically the best way to get here is by car (or bicycle!). There's plenty of free parking right beside the house.
Once you're installed, most amenities are accessible on foot or by bicycle.
Stare in casa di Mark è stata una bellissima esperienza, la casa è moderna e fornita di tutto il necessario per passare dei giorni in relax.
Roundstone è un'indirizzo prezioso per visitare il Parco di Connemara, la graziosa città Clifden e i bellissimi (website hidden) è dispiaciuto un poco andare via, ma la raccomando ad altri viaggiatori.
The cottage has a lovely airy feel to it, with two comfy sofas! It is very open plan, and if there are four of you, you'll overhear most conversations. Proper walk-in shower as well as a bath was very welcome.
We had real problems on arrival with cleanliness: the place stank of drink and the ground floor was horribly sticky, with sticky deposits on a sofa, splashed drink marks on a wall, cigarette ash on a window cill and butts inside the back door. It was a pity we had to begin our week with a morning's cleaning and mopping. The contact phone number didn't work for us, and it took a day to get an email reply to our complaint. We never did see a cleaner. The boozy smell disappeared over two or three days of ventilation.
We could have done without a machine full of wet and dirty washing, including a man's underpants!
Heating very efficient (we needed it in June!) and snug. Would have certainly welcomed wifi, but the bars and hotels all have it once you've bought your coffee. Also, note that the TV mentioned in the description is a monitor with a slot for DVDs: it does not receive television.
We had such a pleasant stay in Mark´s house! It was very cosy and well equipped, it instantly felt like home :) The key handover as well as the contact to Mark´s assistant Robert very easy and uncomplicated.
Roundstone is a beautiful place with a nice harbour, few but good pubs and a stunning view of the twelve Bens. I recommend (email hidden) (life music at the weekend), a walk to the Erisberg (starting at the Fuschia Lane next to O´Dowd´s Pub) and a visit of the beautiful Dog´s bay (3km to the south of Roundstone).
Thank you both for a great time :)
Lovely house - clean, spacious, beautifully designed. Very central but not in a busy or loud area. Perfect access to everything and parking outside the door. We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back again in the future. Nothing but praise for all interactions too!
La casa è molto carina e accogliente; arredata con gusto e fornita di tutto quello che serve. Il parcheggio vicino è un lusso e la vista sul mare regala un perfetto risveglio. Il vicinato è molto amichevole. Da consigliare sicuramente!!! Peccato non aver conosciuto Mark, magari quando torneremo!!!
The house is incredible and so comfy. We are just back from a lovely 3 night stay and I'm already looking forward to booking again. The house has everything you would need and Mark & Richard have kindly put together a book of activities in the area. A great base for an adventure in Connemara!
About the Host, Mark
I live in Galway city. The house in Roundstone is my vacation bolthole, but I also rent it out from time to time. I have a young associate, Richard , who helps me with bookings and with arranging access to the house so you'll hear from Richard when you make a booking.