About this listing
Beautiful 200 year old traditional whitewashed Irish Cottage is situated on the shores of Lough Graney, East Co Clare. It is the original farmhouse on a small working dairy farm. A paradise for anglers, lovers of nature, walking,cycling and music.
Situated on a small working dairy farm but yet completly private. Very central for trips to the Burren, West Clare " The Wild Atlantic Way", Galway and Connemara. The kitchen garden with herbs and salad crops is yours to enjoy during your stay. You will awake to the sound of birdsong each morning! 4 lovely bedrooms, 1 ensuite.The original 200 year old farmhouse dresser still adorns the kitchen livingroom space.the woodburner stove is also a lovely addition to the cottage but for convenience you may wish to avail of the central heating dduring your visit.
A large private garden with a kettle barbque. Adjoining cottage garden. Access to the adjoining river running through our land and also lakeshore angling from the local fishing stands.
Interaction with Guests
This is completly at the guests preference. We love to share local lore and knowledge and will only be too happy to advise on attractions, restaurants, music sessions, hurling games, festivals etc.As our own home is also on the farm we are always close at hand should you wish to interact with us. We will leave you completly to yourselves if this also is what you wish. The cottage is set in a completly , private and secluded setting with your own safe private parking area in front of the property.
This area in East of County Clare is a hidden gem. The landscape is truly beautiful with fantastic vews of the lake from all sides. It is also a beautiful sylvan setting with trees dating back up to 200 years particularly in the Caher area.Lovely area for discovering nature, walks and fishing in particular. Each summer the area hosts 2 great local festivals The Scariff Harbour Festival and The Feakle Traditional Music festival with the renowned fiddle player, Martin Hayes the headline act.
Ideally ,you will need a car, although a local transport provider in East Clare called ECAT (East Clare Accessible Transport) may be checked out online to see the servce available. Bus Eireann also run a service in the area on Thursdays to and from the local town, Ennis Co Clare
Other Things to Note
We welcome all who love and respect the countryside. People are very friendly and welcoming in the area.You will find a really good shop locally 3 kms and 10 kms away in Scariff you have 2 supermarkets . In Gort, 15 kms away you have a variety of supermarkets including the Irish based Supervalu, Centra and the wellknown international chains of Lidl and Aldi
Please respect this property as it is one of the very oldest in the area. No smoking in the house. No animals in the house please except small family pets. Please keep pets on leads in the area of the farm.all farm animals are at a distance from the cottage which is safe and secure but a farmyard is not a playground so be careful near any machinery.