About this listing
Stable cottage, Restored Stone Lodge in Countryside Relax in Luxurious open plan private accomodation. Only 25 minutes from Galway City & 5 minutes off M6. Within easy reach of the Cliffs of Moher, Burren & Connemara. We warmly invite you to stay!!!
Spend a night or a relaxing few days in this Restored Stable Lodge to unwind and relax. Surrounded by stone walls and countryside. On the edge of Dunsandle woods with lovely walks and bike tracks. The lodge's interior is open plan living with a luxurious four poster bed and a large window with views of the surrounding countryside. Flat screen TV and DVDs with a selection of movies and a docking station are provided for your entertainment. Books and information on local restaurants and tourist destinations are provided to make your trip to the west of Ireland enjoyable. The accommodation is in a separate building ,completely private from the main house. Tea/coffee but no cooking facilities in accommodation. Breakfast is included and served in the main house. Fridge and microwave for your use in studio across yard. Please feel free to explore the yard, gardens and enjoy our pets Dobby and Ponys.
Within the yard, reside our Irish hunters and Connemara ponies to enjoy. Dunsandle woods are located nearby and have tracks and hidden treasures to explore on foot and bikes. Being on a working farm, you are welcome to join in the cattle herding or just walk the fields. Across the yard is the converted outbuilding were you can play table tennis or just chill out. The internet access is available in the office/studio near the cottage.
Interaction with Guests
Our guests are welcomed, on arrival, with a cup of tea and some homebaking. I enjoy meeting people and always delighted when guests choose our home to stay. Always guaranteed homely welcome.
We look forward to welcome you into our home and to help make your holiday enjoyable.
Our home is set in farmland, surrounded by Dunsandle woods and country lanes. Great place to walk, run or bike.
Medieval town of Athenry is only 10 minutes drive away with cool coffee shops.
Loughrea town has great walks and a safe blue flag lake, restaurants which include the award winning Taste matter restaurants and shops.
The Village theatre, Carrabane our local music venue is only 5 minutes drive.
Kiltullagh village with local shop and Wards thatched pub only 10 minutes by bike.
Dartfield horse Museum where you may meet the famous Willie Leahy and meet Stephen the Blacksmith working in his forge.
Within walking distances of lodge is Dunsandle Castle and the runes of Dunsandle House or visit Carrarea House (rumor has it that it may be haunted). Most important is our friendly neighbors who welcome all our guests and add to the Irish experience.
Galway City 25 minutes drive via M6 motorway. The Burren Atlantic starts from Kinvara only 30 minutes drive. Connemara is less then hour drive and Aran Islands boats can be taken from Doolin less then hour drive along the atlantic route.
Loughrea and Athenry town 10 minutes by car.
Trains and buses run every hour from local towns. We can collect or drop you off at bus or train.
Dublin airport 2 hours drive. Shannon is one hour drive.
Other Things to Note
Option to hire horses can be arranged nearby. Loughrea, with its blue flag lake and the Medieval town of Athenry are only 10 minutes drive with a good selection of restaurant's, coffee shops & things to do. Dunsandle woods beside house with great walks and running tracks. Good bike ride loops on quite country roads. Attymon bog is nearby.
Treat this cottage as your home. Smoking outside only .