Banba, To be sold in 2016

House - Entire home/apt · New Line Athenry, Galway, Galway, Ireland

.Banba House ,full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival rates. So close to all the fun in Galway just 12 minutes from Banba yet quietly tucked away for you to enjoy the calm and quiet . Train and bus are just two minutes walk.

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.Banba House ,full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival rates. So close to all the fun in Galway just 12 minutes from Banba yet quietly tucked away for you to enjoy the calm and quiet . Train and bus are just two minutes walk.

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**** Welcome to beautiful Banba House****
full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival rates., To be sold in 2016 ...thanks for your enquiry. I really appreciate it, we are trying to offer something special to the people who take time to come and stay with us and who make contact with us. I answer every enquiry myself in order to make sure that I can help you with your personal requirement. Ask me for any information you need and I will do my best to help you with an informative answer. Here is what I have for you on your dates, bookings arrive daily so this is the situation as I write. Thank you for your interest in our Banba project which is returning up to 20% on investor’s money. Best Regards, Ray McGrogan….p s. do have a look at our own site too!. (website hidden) We just got a certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor and are delighted indeed.……
…………… here is what you have to do when you are here. have lots of fun. See lots of beautiful touristic sites. Drink some beer. Drink some wine, Eat great food. Have the Craic!!! Stop the world and get off for a while!!!
Enjoy the art and culture and listen to some great Irish music. Relax in the garden and be good to yourself.
You will be very welcome at Banba House.
Hope to see you soon………
Full house rental, separate cottage available, its fab, very high end.
BANBA HOUSE: is set up for larger groups but we often have smaller groups stay too.. friendly travelers who are looking for that something special experience..
The prices quoted change weekly depending on time of year and how many people in your group that want to stay at our very much in demand Banba House.

We will send you a special offer price on all your valued enquiries for accommodation. Thank you

Arrival Food: You can book a fresh-food buffet for your arrival, and if you like your first morning full cooked Irish breakfast by prior arrangement.
You can reach Galway main street in 12 minutes!
Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Connemara, Clifden, Westport, Doolan, the Burren, and Bunratty easily reached from here.
Dublin - only 1 ½ hours. Knock and Shannon, only an hour away.
Of course just to give you a proper Irish welcome we are delight to provide you with a complimentary bottle of red and white wine on your arrival.

electricity, night and morning time central heating for your comfort,lots of hot water all the time
If you prefer, 24/7 heating is available.
We accept GBP, EURO and USD.

No extra charges. Your quote is good for the next 10 days, but we are easy to talk to about rates and other dates if you prefer. Please note, you are not confirmed until your deposit is paid. Refundable deposit is held by Air BNB and will be transferred back to your bank on leaving Banba in the order you found it.
We take great care to prepare for each group as you arrive. All bed linen and towels are freshly laundered, line dried and tumble dry finished and left on the beds for your comfort

PREMIUM SERVICE: We offer different levels of premium service for your comfort. Please view our own website for full information on how we can make your stay more enjoyable.
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Our wine rack is stocked with a dozen of our most splendid wines that you can enjoy.

Arrival Food: You can book a fresh-food buffet for your arrival, or first morning Full Irish Cooked breakfast. We can set up a nice welcoming table for you. Our guests always feel so welcome after their long journey when they arrive to our special freshly-prepared food buffet, lovely freshly-roasted chicken, mixed hand-cut salad, and french long breads, a glass of wine perhaps, served in Galway Irish crystal hand-cut goblets. You will be well fed, everyone loves our food!

Confirm your dates, and I’ll hold them for you. Upon receipt of deposit, your reservation confirmation will follow thereafter.

NO CAR REQUIRED when you’re here. We’re just 2 minutes from the Dublin-Galway train line, 5 minutes from the main highway, and a short walk from the castle. We are just 2 minutes walk from the Galway city bus that stops at the local food market just one street away. … it’s open till 9 pm and stocks all the essentials you need. Please (email hidden) for all the information you need regarding our location and how to get here.
RELAXING AT BANBA: We do want you to let your hair down and relax in our stress-free zone at Banba, however we ask all our guests to respect our home and our neighbours’ peace and quiet. Please keep noise and movement outside the front of the house at night to a minimum. We do not allow noisy parties or extra guests at the house. Smoking area is available on the back garden patio.

BANBA IS WAITING FOR YOU!! Just imagine...your journey is over, you’ve finally arrived. You have the house to yourself, throw off your shoes, sit down to a nice meal and a glass of wine. It’s a well-deserved relaxation after your journey. Take a 3-minute stroll to a traditional Irish pub for a creamy pint of Guinness and a smooth glass of Irish Whisky in front of a roaring turf fire. jump the train and be in Galways main street in a few minutes and go people watching, tis great.
Check in is at 5 pm and check out is at 10 am. We have other guests coming and going thanks...
Arrive at mid day and leave your car/ luggage and head off for the day and come back to a fully prepared table of scrumptious food to tuc into..

Centrally located, Banba is the perfect base for your holiday in the West of Ireland.
You’ll feel like you’ve come home when you’re staying at Banba.

“Go mbeannaí Dia duit as iarthar na hÉireann.’
Táim cinnte go mbainfidh tú sult as do chúirt.
Déanfaidh mé gach iarracht eispéireas taitneamhach den scoth a chur romhat.
Feicfidh mé thú go luath.”

Banba is an old girl, fully restored and in a unique relaxed environment and very laid back quiet and relaxing space and when your here you can just let go and be at one with the world around you.
…You will be left in peace and quiet to enjoy the tranquility of a very special place.


This is what a lot of my guest groups are doing this year.
You don’t need to hire a car right away if you don't want too, chill out and just let it happen.
You can get around very easily after you arrive.
Parking for 6 cars. Personal driver and car available 24/7.
Helicopter service for airport pick up and travel companions to and from airports available.

simple,best and easiest...........
Take the 747 airport shuttle bus (about 7or 8 euro return) to Heuston Train Station Dublin ( you get a nice tour of Dublin on the way.)
Take the Galway train from Heuston station to Athenry Station, the house is one minute walk from the station.
But your tickets on line well in advance www.Irish (website hidden) and save up to 40% .Book your train trip to Galway and you can use the ticket to get to Galway the same evening if you want.

Take the Galway coach ( its hourly I think....Leaves just to the left outside arrivals) and then take the TRAIN to Athenry station from Galway, buy return tickets when your leaving Galway, its less expensive.

FROM KNOCK AIRPORT...... its only an hour by coach to Galway.
Arrive Galway coach station, 2 minute walk to train to Athenry, one stop/
When you want to get to Galway again, its only 12 / 15 minutes from here, buy a return ticket.

Major highway runs to Athenry on national roads network and is 5 mins from the house

Excursions and Daily tours***************** from Athenry just use the train 2 minutes from the house
( Galway Main Street only 12 mins, ). Access the very many luxury day tours and see all the West of Ireland with no driving, parking problems............ ...let your driver see the country instead of the white line in the middle of the road.
You can see all of Co. Galway …Co Clare , Connemara, the Burren and the cliffs of Moher and Westport Co. Mayo easily from here.
If you want to stay longer in the West use Banba as a base and tour from here, so easy to do..
You can leave Athenry by train and get to anywhere else in the country that you want, or if you want to, hire a car in Galway and you can drive on from here.
Cork and Kerry are only a couple of hours from here so it’s easy and it’s lovely to drive down there.

When you come and enjoy Banba House, we will do what we can to make your visit a special and memorable holiday occasion and we are available 24/7 to provide any help and advice that we can, in order to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

….. if we can be of any help whatsoever in guiding you thru planing your journey to get here with directions and travel within and around Ireland when you are here, please do not hesitate to ask.

Trains, car rental, buses, times and travel distances , tours etc.....
…………...sometimes it’s not easy if you are not familiar with the territory, so dont worry, we are here to help......
…..wishing you the luck o’ the Irish

Let me know soon, there is a lot of demand this year.
We have the following bedrooms for your comfort, aprox detail as follows.....Bedroom One..... large double bed 1700mm wide, master bed with one sink.
Bedroom Two......large double bed 1700mm wide in bed room with one sink.
Bedroom three large bed 1300mm.
Bedroom four large bed 1200mm.
Bedroom five three single beds 900mm wide or double and one single if you want to push beds together.. .

Sheets pillows quilts and towels and new soaps all provided.
Oil fired Central Heating night and morning included for your comfort.

Bathrooms have an electric shower and bath with shower.
Endless hot water always available.

Two minute walk to local shop.
Two minute walk to train station. Galway Dublin main train line,you can’t hear the trains from the house.
Two minute walk to buses. To and from Galway, till 2.30 a.m weekends
Less than five minutes walk to main street in town centre schools, churches & pubs, & restaurants and shops.

How about a nice creamy pint of Guinness or a smooth Irish whisky in front of a big roaring fire, in the local pub.
Banba is not a party house and as you would expect we would ask you to leave the house in good clean order when you depart and we will do a walk around with you before you leave.
We can organize tidy up and cleaning for you if you don't feel you have time to do so on your departure date ..

Lets do it, see you soon, book it while its still available.

See you soon.. Ray and Rita...

Guest Access

Full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival (email hidden)parate cottage available its fab, very high end, private and quiet but close to the train, bus and Galway for music food and pubs only 12 minutes away.
BANBA HOUSE: is waiting for you, we are set up for larger groups but often have just a few people staying. You will love it here, we welcome friendly travelers who are looking for that something special experience..
The prices quoted change weekly depending on time of year and how many people in your group that want to stay at our very much in demand Banba House. Ask for a special price.
Come and enjoy and experience a bit of style in your life. Thanks Ray

Interaction with Guests

greet with availability and on leaving only....

The Neighborhood

full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival rates.

Getting around

no car needed,full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival rates.

Other Things to Note

full house rental, no breakfast ask for festival rates.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 15
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2.5
Beds: 11
Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $701
Check In: 5:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Lovely house of charm & character with huge residential capacity. Location very convenient to town, a short walk over the railway bridge. Well serviced by numerous restaurants. We choose an Italian restaurant, owned by the Tunisian Chef, food was sublime. We also were very lucky in (email hidden) which had traditional irish music and served Fleurrie by the glass.

    May 2014
  • Great experience! Banba House is perfect for families or large groups wishing to RELAX. Very spacious and accommodating. It's outside of the city, so plan for a 15-20 minute jog down to Galway by car - or easily ride the train which is literally a stones throw from the house. Grocery store right behind the residence to stock the fridge and save on eating out. Also - buy some peat moss for the fireplace - the front room is wonderful for just relaxing and reading a book by the fire.

    May 2014
  • it was a great experience , house was very nice clean and suitable for our need.

    April 2014
  • From start to finish we ( a group of 16) had an amazing weekend! Ray was a wonderful host very helpful and on site very quickly when we needed a few tea bags after our long journey. The house is amazing with unique interior, and accommodated 16 ladies very easily. The house is beautiful & comfortable with all the fitting and fixtures you would need for a group of any size. Ray helped us arrange music in the local pub which went down great with the group. Ray couldn't have done more for us! we had the best weekend ever! thanks Ray!

    April 2014
  • Excellent in all ways! We had a great time in the oh so comfy Banba House. Highly recommend!

    March 2014
  • Beautiful Banba house is just that, 4 of us from Australia really appreciated the effort Ray had put into making our stay comfortable and enjoyable. The house was very clean & spacious & comfortable
    Ray left ample instructions and was very helpful in advising on where to go.
    We will definitely stay here again should we return to Ireland.
    Thanks Ray

    September 2013
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Sailor, Pilot., Chef. Artist. Retired early to enjoy life. ** It works ** Banba House is a large Detached Home in its own private mature grounds giving great access to Galway city centre within 12 mins from main street and and is available for short or long term stays. Sleeps up to 15 persons and has three reception rooms and five bedrooms, I just built a separate cottage at the rear of the house doing all the work myself over the last 3 years. You can stop your world and get off at Banba House, its a very stress free zone.
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