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Countryside Retreat near Galway Bay

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2 Bedrooms
3 Beds

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Quiet peaceful duplex chalet apartment in a farmland country location near to Kinvara, Co. Galway in the Western Coast of Ireland. Available on a weekend /weekly/short term basis comprises 2 bedrooms ( one ensuite ) capable of sleeping up to 5. On the ground floor is the living room kitchen combined. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms ( ensuite master room with a king and single bed ) + other small box room ( single bed ) + a small storage room/office. Downstairs to the rear at garden level is a sauna, shower and wc. Front facing patio leads to the garden and looks on to nearby woodland.

The chalet is within walking distance of the small country village of Labane. Is also a short drive approx. 5kms from Kinvara Fishing Harbour, Gort Heritage town and situated at the edge of nearby Coole Park Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre. Situated circa 200ft over sea level it has lovely private views of the Sliabh Aughty and Burren mountains . Perhaps on a clear starry night you might glimpse the glittering lights of Galway city stretch out across the Bay from the Coast Road .Galway Bay and the hills of Connemara are in the horizon. The sunset on the horizon is amazing as is the wonderful feeling of waking up to the birdsong in spring.

Probably the clearest air in Western Europe and undoubtedly the cleanest private crystal mineral water supply, pumped from 300 ft of underlying natural limestone rock . If quiet peace and tranquility this is the place for you. Crann Mor ( gaelic for big tree ) is ideal if touring Clare or Galway. A short drive from Clarenbridge,of world renowned Oyster Festival fame or 30 minutes from Galway city & Shannon Airport. Local towns are accessible in both directions by hourly bus serivice from Labane village ( 30 minute walk ). Daily price includes linen towels , electric storage heating,free mobile wifi and parking. Extra heating requirements, laundry and refuse do incur a small surcharge. Please note there is no tv at the chalet. However there is good broadband service in this area. The chalet can accommodate one pet, dog or cat, a weekly charge applies. For additional charges payable locally refer to House Manual .

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Entire home. Chalet is at the far right side stone facing to the front wall.

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The Space
Property type: Apartment
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 0.5
Beds: 3
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)


Extra people: $23 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $400 /week
Monthly Price: $972 /month
Cancellation: Flexible


House Rules

Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Crann mor gaelic for big tree. Century old beech.

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91 Reviews

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From United Kingdom · June 2015
Response from Kate:

A sincere thank you for your visit and most especially for your care of the place. Enjoy more airbnb experiences .

June 2015

From Brasília, Brazil · June 2015
Response from Kate:

Wonderful. I'm delighted . Hope Killarney didn't disappoint seeing as Ballina and Galway pleased you so much. Thank you for your company and especially your parents with their insight into your homeland and tradition. We may meet again. Slan agus beannacht. Kate

June 2015

From Dongen, Netherlands · June 2015
Response from Kate:

Thank you for the good review. Im pleased that you enjoyed your time here. I would certainly welcome you another time if you choose to come again. Thanks for recommending the chalet . Best regards. Kate

June 2015

From Essen, Germany · June 2015

May 2015
Response from Kate:

Many thanks for the good review your interest in the chalet and the whole area. Best regards. Kate

May 2015

From Brandon, Canada · May 2015
Response from Kate:

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip . Next time stay longer there s so much happening and so much to see. Go raibh maith agat. Slan agus beannacht. Kate

May 2015

From San Francisco, CA · May 2015

About the Host, Kate

Galway, Ireland
Member since April 2012
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour


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