Up away cottage, overlooking Galway Bay. Sleeps 4 adults. Your cottage in Connemara.Large, comfortable sitting room and lounge area
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Galway Hideaway - Connemara Cottage

Entire home/apt
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
3 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

A perfectly peaceful base from which to explore Connemara, the Burren, the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands, and Galway City. Cozy private cottage, deck, great kitchen, large sitting room, 2 pine-panelled bedrooms (sleeps 4, 1 double, 1 twin). Wifi.

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $28 / night after 2 guests
Weekly discount: 12%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Connemara - cozy cottage (new) overlooking Galway bay with panoramic sea-views across Galway bay to Clare Coast and Aran Islands. Spectacular sunsets! Sleeps up to 4 persons, in two wood-panelled attic bedrooms. (perfect for 2-4 adults/ children). Large modern well-equipped kitchen/dining room. Bright, spacious sitting room, warm, lots of light, wonderfully airy. Surrounded by bog and Connemara scenery. Just the ticket for a relaxing break in the country, yet only 3kms from Silver Strand beach, 3kms from Barna village, the Twelve Hotel & 2 Seafood Restaurants, 6kms from the Salthill prom, 8kms to Galway city centre.

Great for Adults and for Kids! Lots of space, car-parking. Walking and cycling on the 'Connemara Way' (passes front door). Fishing on Lough Corrib (3 miles, trout, pike, salmon), Horse-riding (2 stables within 2 miles), Golf (Barna Golf course, 300 metres from apartment) Lough Inch Pitch and Putt 600 metres, Sea Angling (boats at Barna and Spiddal piers). Taxi service locally, (Barna Cabs). Bus from Galway to Barna.

Rate quoted includes all utilities, central heating (seasonal), electricity, linen and towels. Radio, TV, DVD player (and selection of movies, WIFI and Hair Dryer. Available all year.

'I love to help my guests get the most out of their stay, by showing them the best places to see and visit in Galway and Connemara. When you are in my home, your enjoyment is my responsibility'.

Guest Access

Totally private to my guests, you function independently. Large Garden also and bicycles for local roads.

Interaction with Guests

I try to give my guests as much privacy as they wish, but I endeavour to spend some time with them, showing them the best touring routes and sites to visit. I also provide a ride to Barna village in my car if they wish, time permitting.

The Neighborhood

The peace and tranquility of the mountain we live on, the views are spectacular, over the nearby lake and bog, across Galway Bay, to the Burren, The Cliffs, and the Aran Islands. At night the stars are literally popping out of the sky and the lights of the villages across the bay are twinkling in response.

Getting Around

Buses to Galway and Aran Islands in Barna village as well as local jitney/taxi/mini-bus service makes getting around easy.

Other Things to Note

Bring your clubs, we are beside the Barna Gofl Club. Bring your walking boots, we are on Sli Connamara, the Connemara walking route. Bring your riding gear, we are 1 mile from 2 very good equestrian centres. Bring your swim and fishing gear, we are between the sea and Lough Corrib. Bring your imagination, your favourite book, and your smile! I have toys and games for children, books to read, and lots of DVD's to watch. Free Wifi.

House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is after 3PM

4 adult people maximum. Baby travel cot is available on request. I have stairs guards, but extra vigilance is required with babies.

Safety Features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

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Galway, Ireland · Member since July 2010

Living in the west of Ireland, blessed by good health, fair weather, gorgeous views of Galway Bay the Burren and the Aran Islands on the horizon, I am a lucky so and so. Glad to share the wonderful Connemara scenery with visitors to my house.

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