About this listing
Reconstruction of a stone farm cottage within 10 minutes walk of friendly local pub, shops, community centre and church. Only 10 minutes drive from the town of Tuam and 40 minutes from Galway city.
The cottage combines the advantages of a modern timber-framed building with the cosiness and character of the original, together with some great architectural features created by metal artist Steve Attwell. It has a fully equipped kitchen (including dishwasher, washing machine and microwave oven) and enclosed garden with views over open farmland.
Delicious frozen ready prepared meals can be pre-ordered from the Yum Tree Kitchen menu, available on request. (7 days notice required).
Interaction with Guests
The owners, who live close by, will be happy to provide you with any information you may need about the cottage and surrounding area.
The cottage is on a small, quiet road with very few passing cars, yet only 10 minutes walk from Kilconly village centre with its friendly grocery store and other amenities. The town of Tuam with its modern shopping centre, restaurants and pubs is only 10 mins drive. It is ideally situated for exploring Connemara and the lakes, Galway city, the islands of Galway Bay and the unspoilt beaches of Galway and Mayo. Activities available nearby include golf, fishing, swimming and mountain walks. Ashford Castle and Loughs Corrib and Mask are only 30 minutes drive. Lough Aclaureen is in Kilconly parish and is sign posted from the main Tuam to Ballinrobe road. The lake is several acres in size and has fishing stands located along its edge. The main fish to be found in the lake are roach, tench, bream and pike. Galway International Arts Festival 13th - 26th July 2015. Galway Races- 27th July to 2nd August.
Nearest airports are Knock (35 minutes drive), Sligo (1hr 30 mins), Shannon (1hr 45 mins), Dublin (2hrs 30 mins). There is ample parking in front of the house.
Other Things to Note
Low ceiling in second (attic) bedroom.
Well behaved pets are welcome but dogs must be kept on a lead so as not to disturb nearby farm animals.