Located near the seaside village of Barna on the outskirts of Galway city, this delightful accommodation offers a cosy relaxing base after a busy day at the beach or exploring the surrounds. Welcome to play badminton & table-tennis on our lawns, then... sink into that luxurious private hot-tub!
Large Smart-TV with Netflix. We have a library area with books, playing cards and board games. Also a Welcome Folder with lots of local info, ‘Things to do’, ‘Places to Visit’ and maps. Golf set available.
Sleeps 3 to 4: Two double bedrooms, both quite small as it’s a converted and extended mobile home (all fully insulated with external cladding & log cabin effect; all new double-glazed doors & windows, cosy extended glass summer-room, internet, hot-tub, separate laundry room)
Bathroom. Gas-fired water heating. Well-equipped kitchen. Washing machine, tumble-dryer, fridge/freezer, microwave, iron and ironing board, etc. Furnished to high standard.
Private off-road parking. Peaceful setting: you will enjoy the BBQ area and dining outdoors where the only spectators are the cows in the field next door!
Note: we have a other cottages nearby. Enquire for rates.
The cottage is nestled in a picturesque country setting on the edge of the unspoilt beauty of the boglands of Connemara. Stroll the popular walking route through bog lanes past Lough Inch to Barna Golf Course. A designated Gaeltacht area. Beaches, shops, award-winning restaurants, horse-riding are all within easy reach. Salthill 10 mins drive - offers watersports, funfair, nightclubs. Galway City 15 mins.
BARNA offers award-winning restaurants (Donnelly s, The Twelve Hotel, O Grady s at the pier), cafés, hair & beauty salons, health food shop, gift shop, boutiques, bakery and a great supermarket. Visit Silver Strand Beach, Barna Woods, Rusheen Bay Bird Sanctuary, Tennis Courts, Spiddal Craft Village, the Aran Islands, Salthill Promenade and many other superb amenities. Or pop into the lively city of Galway to hear traditional music, watch street entertainment or attend many of the festivals that are held throughout the year, including the famous Galway Races (end July), Galway Arts festival, Oyster festivals, Cúirt Literary festival, Medieval Festival, and many more. There are Farmer s Markets in nearby Spiddal, Moycullen and Galway.
CO. GALWAY: The Cottage is on the doorstep of the acclaimed Connemara region. This area of west Galway extends out to the islands and is known for its stone-walled fields, thatched cottages, boglands, unspoiled beaches & native Irish speakers. Take the coast route through Spiddal, Inveran, and on to Ros-a-Mhil to catch the ferry to the Aran Islands, or travel the lakes route through Oughterard (famous for salmon fishing & castle), Maam Cross, past the Twelve Pins Mtns to the busy market town of Clifden and on to the Connemara National Park & Renvyle or even to Inishbofin Island. There are many golf courses nearby (only a short walk to the Barna Golf Course). Explore The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Caves, Coole Park, Thoor Ballylee.Get the full listing »