About This Listing
Enjoy the fabulous view of Dunguaire Castle from this thatch cottage residence. Only a five minute stroll along the sea front to the fishing village of Kinvara which boasts fine restaurants and lively pubs. Kinvara is en route to the Cliffs of Moher.
I have to say I love living here. I have sea and castle views from my window and a garden out front with enough space for my herb and veg patch. Together with my garden and hens I offer something a little different with a true country living experience, yet only minutes from town. Inside is spacious and that includes the bedrooms also, the stove keeps the house warm on chilly nights.
Apart from a private double room, equipped with wash hand basin and tea making facilities, guests have access to the downstairs area including all kitchen appliances, oven, fridge, washing machine etc. Although I do not supply breakfast, guests are welcome to use the kitchen to cater for all their culinary needs, alternatively there are friendly cafes just a 5 minute sea stroll away . There is also wireless internet connection. The bathroom is shared and has an electric shower with good water pressure.
From March- October there are two bedrooms available in my cottage, each with identical facilities and castle views. If you find that the date is unavailable on this listing you can find it on my other identical listing.
Interaction with Guests
I love meeting new people and chatting to visitors and can supply some good tips for local interesting sites eg: holy wells, Burren walks, beach strolls. I have a keen interest in Burren flora and know many mountain walks off the beaten track.
I'm only five minutes walk from the village so it's lovely to head into town for the regular traditional music session or to the Italian restaurant for one of their fine pizzas. There is a fabulous open farmers market every Friday from Spring through to late Autumn with great music to listen to while folk catch up and have a coffee. The George on the Quay or the Strawberry Hedgehog cafe do a great breakfast, again only minutes from the cottage.
To be honest the best way of getting around in this area is by car hire. There is a bus that travels to Galway twice a day, this bus service goes to Cliff of Moher also.
Other Things to Note
You will have the delight of meeting my extremely friendly and cuddly dog Nanook and her trusty side-kick Max, the most gorgeous German Shepard.
*Please note, if you would like to book two rooms in the house you can book one room here and another at this link:https://www.airbnb.ie/manage-listing/2153822/calendar.
As this is a self service venture, guests are required to leave the kitchen as they found it.
Please note check in is after 6pm. If a difficulty arises around check in (ie: an early Castle banquet booking) please contact me in advance to facilitate possible alternative arrangements.
Emma was so helpful throughout all of our communication... She was away the weekend I visited, but Peter was there and he made us feel at home. We loved playing with their two dogs, exploring Kinvarra and Peter even arranged an amazing bus tour for us that took us all throughout the country. We had the best time and I definitely recommend them.
We had a wonderful time here! The cottage is cozy, the hosts really sweet and welcoming, and the view is amazing. It's nice that it's just a short walk to restaurants in town.
All I can say is wow! Emma and Peter are beyond friendly and helpful, they had great advice on what to see in the area and made us feel super welcome in their amazing home. Their dogs were super well behaved and lots of fun!
The room was very spacious and comfortable. Another huge plus was the private sink and kettle in the room. This was such a great place to stay in a beautiful locations, we couldn't suggest it more highly!
Emma was very welcoming and the cottage was exactly as described, right opposite the castle with the loveliest view over the little bay at Kinvara. The beds were very comfortable and the cottage was warm despite very mixed weather during the day. There is plenty to do and see in this area of outstanding beauty and it would be a lovely spot to stay while exploring the Burren and the visiting the Cliffs of Moher.
Everything was good. Beautiful thatched cottage with castle view. What more could you ask for? Highly recommend.
Struttura originale, accogliente, panorama bellissimo.
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About the Host, Emma
Friendly and cheery, I will make you most welcome in my lovely home. There are some fantastic walks in the surrounding area if that's your thing. I know if I was traveling to a new country I would want to know all the beautiful places in nature the locals like to visit.
If the date you're looking at isn't available check out my other listing for the other bedroom in the house here's the link on the air BnB (website hidden)/rooms/2153822