Wild West Thatched Cottage in Burren Lowlands


Entire residential home hosted by Helen & Shane

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1.5 baths
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Cosy Thatched Cottage Studio in the heart of the wild Irish countryside suituated in the Burren Lowlands. The studio is surrounded by wild nature. It is a walkers, hikers, and bikers paradise. Relax and unwind in the peace and quiet after a day touring. Allow yourself, in the silence and darkness of an Irish night, a refreshing and peaceful sleep under the cosy thatched roof.

The space
The studio is a self contained unit. On entering the front door you are in the kitchen/dining/sitting area. The kitchen has spacious work top area. It has a fridge, washing machine and a full size gas cooker with four rings, a grill and full size oven. The cooker also has an extractor fan overhead. There is a kitchen table and two chairs for dining at. There is also a television contained in the kitchen area.

The seating area has a solid fuel stove. There are two comfortable armchairs here.

Downstairs the bathroom consists of toilet, wash hand basin, mirror, and shower with shower curtain.

There is a small narrow and steep stairs that leads to the loft style bedroom which has a double bed, bedside lockers and bedside lamps. The stairs might not suit a guest with limited mobility. There is an electric blanket on bed which can be turned on to preheat bed prior to going to bed but must be switched off whilst in bed. Please also note that ceiling height at centre of room is well over six foot but due to slope of roof there is limited headroom space upstairs. When you are in the bedroom you can look down on kitchen/dining area.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Luggage dropoff allowed
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland

The studio is located in a rural area alongside a country lane. There is farmland on all sides. There are lots of farm animals in the fields in the area. There are lots of country lanes in all directions waiting for you to explore with abundant nature to be seen with lots of birds and glimpses of shy wild animals likely.

Please also note that there is a larger cottage which is also rented out on Airbnb on the same site and adjacent to this cottage.

The studio is located approximately 6 miles from Gort Town and 6 miles from Crusheen Village.

The town of Gort has numerous supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, pubs, etc. There is public transport available in Gort by both bus and train.

The villages of Shanaglish and Ballinruan are about 2 miles away and they both have a pub which open in the evenings.

The cities of both Galway and Limerick are both approximately 45 minutes drive away. Shannon International Airport is located approximately 35 minutes from studio.

The local area around Gort offers a wealth of historical places of interest, ie. Kilmacduagh Round Tower and its seven churches, Thoor Ballylee which was summer home of poet W. B. Yeats and Coole Park Visitor Centre.

There are beautiful natural places of interest ie. The Burren, Coole Park with its beautiful natural woodland, Garryland Nature Reserve, Ailwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre, Sliabh Aughty Mountains and The Wild Atlantic Way.

If you want a day trip the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara National Park and Bunratty Folk park are within easy driving distance.

You could always treat yourself to a medieval banquet at Dunguaire Castle in Kinvara or Bunratty Castle.

Hosted by Helen & Shane

  1. Joined in July 2017
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We are farmers and parents. We love family, animals, and nature in that order! We care about our environment and like to live based on this ethos.

During your stay

Host is available to provide as much or as little interaction as guests require. Host enjoys helping guests plan their day trips and has a good knowledge of places of interest in local area.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
May encounter potentially dangerous animal

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