Galway Hideaway - Connemara Cottage

House - Entire home/apt · Barna Rd, Galway, Galway, Ireland

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, electricity, linen and towels. radio, TV, DVD. 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'.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $36 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $569 /week
Monthly Price: $2134 /month
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • Brian is a lovely host, and we enjoyed his well equipped cottage during our stay near Galway! Brian made us feel right at home and offered many useful travel tips for the area. He even gave my son a hurling lesson in the back yard. The cottage is bright and new with everything we needed for a comfortable visit. I highly recommend staying with Brian.

    April 2014
  • Brian was a wonderful host who shared great history and general knowledge about Connemara, Galway and Ireland in general. As first-time travelers to Ireland this was quite the BONUS. The Cottage was perfect for our needs presenting all the amenities one could think of - including some goodies in the refrigerator to get us through the fist morning (eggs, milk, bread, juice - awesome)! We wanted a place outside of the hustle and bustle of town and this place was spot-on. THANKS Brian for a wonderful trip. OH, and BONUS #2 - watching his cousin's Irish Band play Sat. night at the pub in town - Amazeballs!

    March 2014
  • What can I say about Brian. He was great and I mean that, his mum was in the hospital and he found time to talk with us. He helped us find food,gave us history lesson about Ireland, made sure we were set in the morning with directions to where we wanted to go. He was excellent. My only regret was that we didn't stay longer at his place. Ireland is beautiful and he wants you to experience it for all it has to offer. He still checked in on us the day his mum passed away to make sure we got to Dublin ok for the parade. No doubt I will be back to stay with Brian but for a longer visit.

    March 2014
  • If you're considering a stay near Galway, you can't do any better than this lovely cottage. Brian was a wonderful, thoughtful host who offered suggestions when needed and gave us plenty of privacy the rest of the time. The cottage is well-stocked with DVDs and toys for children, and is clean and cozy. There was even a care package waiting for us when we arrived! And the location is perfect for heading into Galway or exploring the Connemara region. We had a wonderful time.

    March 2014
  • A wonderful host and location. Loved our stay and conversations with Brian, who is so congenial and knowlageable about the area. Wish we had of had 2 weeks, not 2 nights. Thank you Brian.

    October 2013
  • Brian was a fantastic host. My parents took this trip and Brian helped them greatly and was friendly, well-informed, and an all-round great host. The accommodation was ideally located and extremely clean. My parents raved about the cottage. Thanks for making their stay so pleasant!

    October 2013
  • I haven't stopped singing Brian's praises since I left Galway! He is an amazing host! He has a wealth of knowledge about the area and always has an interesting tale to tell. We enjoyed the lovely bike route that he recommended and enjoyed sharing a pint with him at his local pub. He really went out of his way to make our stay exceptional. My friend and I enjoyed every minute of our short stay in his lovely cottage. The cottage is very comfortable and we especially enjoyed visits from Puff, Brian's super cute dog.
    I highly recommend staying at Brian's, it was a delightful visit from beginning to end! Thanks Brian!

    October 2013
  • Brian's cottage was a perfect start to our Ireland holiday! It was clean, cosy & stocked with much more than just the essentials. Brian is a super host, and was very attentive. Thanks again for the allergy med, it was much appreciated! Pretty views from the front doors and close to good food & drinks. Would definitely stay with Brian again!

    October 2013
  • Thoroughly enjoyed our time just outside of Galway in Brian's cottage. Very spacious place with all the amenities to match. Brian sat with us when we arrived and gave us excellent recommendations for touring, dining and entertainment. Extremely knowledgeable gent. I would highly recommend a stay in Brian's roomy cottage if you're making your way through Galway.

    September 2013
  • This is a lovely cottage in a fabulous location with sea and lake views, close to the city but out in the country so good nights sleep guaranteed. The house is really well kitted out with everything you could possibly need and immaculately clean. Brian and his friendly dog Puff were very welcoming and made for a really lovely stay. I highly recommend this accommodation and only hesitate as we don't want it to be booked up when we are up next!!

    September 2013
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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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