About this listing
An 18th century traditional Irish cottage ‘Cuinne’ has been tastefully refurbished to encompass the comforts of modern living yet retains the charm of some original features such as the half door, stone hearth and low doorways. Set in mature, enclosed gardens the cottage is located in a small farming community 3kms from the town of Headford and 23kms from the medieval city of Galway. The air of tranquillity that pervades the area of approximately a dozen cottages makes it a wonderful place to relax. The garden provides the perfect location to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the peaceful countryside whilst also providing ample parking, bar-b-que, and garden furniture.
On the borders of counties Galway and Mayo ‘Cuinne’ is 10kms from Lough Corrib, Ireland’s second largest lake and renowned fishing centre. Loughs Mask and Carra, also great fishing lakes are within 20kms.
Headford Town is a lively market town with restaurants, pubs, supermarket etc. For further information see (website hidden) Lough Corrib is famous with anglers from all over Europe and hosts several competitions during the fishing season, the most famous being the Mayfly at the end of May.
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Guests will have sole use of the cottage and gardens during their stay.
Interaction with Guests
Guests will be met at the cottage on arrival and shown around. Guests will also receive a contact number at which the proprietor can be contacted any time during their visit should they require any further information.
Toorard, the townland in which Cuinne Cottage is located is a quiet peaceful rural environment filled with birdsong.
There is a bus service into Galway city several times daily from the town of Headford. A bus to Galway city also passes the top of the road twice daily - early morning and evening time. There is a taxi service in Headford town.
The cottage is rented by the week, usually from Saturday to Saturday from April to September. Arrivals from 4pm onward and departures by 11am on the day however I will try to be as flexible as possible to accommodate your travel plans. Arrivals on Sundays can also be accommodated. Longer term rentals are taken from Sept/Oct to April/May. A damage deposit of Euro150 is payable on arrival and will be refunded once the premises has been inspected upon departure. Electricity and heating are charged extra and are monitored by meter which is read upon arrival and departure.
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