Crannog Eco Farm Selfcatering Cabin

Chalet - Entire home/apt · CrannOg, Galway, Galway, Ireland

The Space

The Long House is a wooden building that sleeps comfortably 10 , and up to 12 people.
Consisting of two bedrooms, each with 4 bunk beds and one or two futons.
Bed linen is provided included .
Minimum stay for two nights.
In between both bedrooms there is a cozy kitchen-lounge area equipped with a fridge, a cooker, all necessary kitchen utensils and a wood burning stove for your comfort.
The Long House also has a shower room ,supplied with clean well water ,powered by solar energy also heated by the stove during winter time.
There are two luxury compost toilets for the real down-to-earth experience. Sometimes when booking the cabin guests will be sharing the kitchen space .
Nestled between two native Irish woodlands ,our farm is a stones throw from a magnificent river which magically goes underground and reappears 7 times on its journey to Dunguaire Castle in Kinvarra.Following the course of the river is one of many quests that guests enjoy , one of a whole range of adventurous activities that may be launched from our farm. This nearby town is home to many creative , musical and artistic folk whom are drawn here by the qualitys and beauty of the Burren - a unique limestone landscape .(website hidden)
Our closest local town of Gort is 9km , with thriving authentic Irish pub life and local places of interest such as Coole Park ,Thoor Ballylee , Kilmacduagh Monastery . Gort is often considered as "the Gateway to the Burren".
Activities offered by Flor & Marion your hosts here on site at
Crann Óg

Yoga for adults and kids
Totem Animal Imagery
Native woodland walks
Wildlife watching and tracking
Mystical tours to ancient sites
Magical kids trail
Cycling tours
Pony walks
Campfire feast, storytelling and stargazing
Nature arts and crafts

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 10
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 12
Extra people: $21 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $150 /week
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Cancellation: Flexible
Pet Owner: Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)

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  • My two friends and I stayed at Flor's peaceful, beautiful farm near Gort. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend anyone looking for a unique Ireland experience. We woke up to rooster calls and birds in the morning and went to bed with picturesque views of the stars rid of any light pollution. We went on runs down through the country and walked into town where we saw new baby sheep, cattle and horses. It was wonderful! We stayed in a cute wood cabin in our own room with four bunk beds and shared the kitchen and living room with the four girls working on the farm through the woofing program. They were wonderful lighting fires and helping us with whatever we needed. Flor and his wife Marion were so nice and helpful. We changed our reservation and they were very understanding. We really enjoyed it. If you are planning on staying be sure to bring some food (there is a fridge and all cooking materials) and if you are planning on walking into the lovely town of Gort, it is (email hidden) walk. Enjoy your stay!

    March 2014
  • When I first found Crannong Eco Farm on Airbnb I didn't expect anything like the experience I ended up with - after arriving at the farm and being greeted by Marion we were shown to the longhouse, and honestly the pictures are beautiful but still couldn't do the place justice. Everything was made of wood and decorated with natural objects. There was a fire running in the stove, and two lovely dogs waiting for us by the door. We explored the farm, on which sheep, dogs, chickens, ducks and horses are kept, along with a large pond full of frogs. Behind the farm there are over 40 acres of land, and although we only walked through the land for an hour and half there were so many beautiful sights to see - there were hills for miles and so many interesting things to find in the forests. We discovered the Hogan (a wooden, circular building with a hole on the roof and a fire pit in the middle) that Flor built, me and my girlfriend spent both our evenings there, buildings fires, listening to music, just enjoying the peace and quiet that the farm offers. Throughout the whole trip the only sounds we ever heard were that of the birds and occasionally the animals, there were no cars or sounds of the city, the air was quiet and clean and it felt so healthy to breathe. We shared the long house with a family of five, and although that made seven of us in a small house there was nothing but love there - sharing the experience with strangers just enhances it, opposed to making it too crowded. We attended an intermediate yoga class with Marion on the second night which was interesting, educational and calming (even though I managed to pull a stomach muscle - but I think that was just me trying too hard..) She popped her head into the longhouse a few times a day to make sure we were okay and that we knew anything we needed to know about the day, herself and Flor were extremely pleasant hosts who left us to our own devices but were always around if we had any queries or wanted company. The longhouse is heated via a stove which was a new experience for me but the place was always warm, the toilets were compost toilets which were clean enough and although I was a bit scared (being a city girl and all) we managed fine. We brought all our own food but all the cooking utensils we needed were provided. All in all the experience was one I'll never forget, the people we met, the views we had, the different, interesting and exciting way of life was something I'd never come across before, but me and my girlfriend will be back as soon as possible, with friends to share the experience with!

    February 2014
  • Flor gave us a nice welcom and me and my daughter liked to stay here. It was a little advanture for my daughter and we had fun exploring the property. Here is a playground and horses and chickens and dugs and dogs and sheaps and ..... We got planty of options for things to do in the area as well. The accomodation is nice with lovely litle details and all the things you we needed in a selfcatering accomodation.

    January 2014
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