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Spiddal Thatch Cottage

Sleeps 3
1 dog
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom

Spiddal 2 miles. In a delightful rural setting, with distant views towards the sea, this quaint detached cottage sits two miles from the village of Spiddal in County Galway. Housed under a neat thatched roof, this cottage near Spiddal provides a homely base for couples, and with exposed beams and thick stone walls, it is sure to please those who seek traditional Irish country living. A charming open plan living area offers a country-style kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area enclosed under a vaulted ceiling that reaches towards the romantic mezzanine double bedroom in the eaves of this Galway cottage. The accommodation sits around the glorious central inglenook with a warming multi-fuel stove at the heart of this Spiddal cottage, and in summer months, the attractive stable door entrance can be swept open to beckon inside a cool breeze. Surrounded by farmland, the small lawned garden with furniture is the perfect spot for a peaceful picnic, and as the sun sets, you will see the lights of County Clare stir in the distance. The quiet coastal village of Spiddal is within easy reach, offering two sandy beaches that gaze across Galway bay, plus with a fine selection of restaurants as well as pubs hosting lively Irish music, you will find a wonderful evening's entertainment. There are rural pathways to be found surrounding your Spiddal cottage, offering enchanting walking and cycling trails. Within ten miles is the vibrant city of Galway with its captivating history and modern culture presented in the many friendly shops, pubs and restaurants that rest on the winding, cobbled streets. This Spiddal cottage offers the perfect, tranquil spot for your next Irish break.

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Saorview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Front lawned garden with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pubs and beach 2 miles. Note: Pets must be on a lead at all times when outside the property. Note: Stairs may not be suitable for the infirm or young children.

Mostly ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC (accessed through single bedroom). Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with multi-fuel stove. Utility.

The small seaside village of Spiddal, on the Irish Coast, overlooks Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. With numerous restaurants and pubs, two beaches and a lovely coastal golf course it has something to suit all tastes. Only 12 miles to the east lies Galway City, where you can discover some of Ireland's long and varied history; visit Lynch's Castle, or trace the origin of the famous Claddagh Ring, which originated in a village near the shore of Galway Bay. A lovely coastal village, not to be missed.


Clear Sea Views
Parking Available
Thatched Roof
Garden / Patio
Shop Nearby
Pub / Restaurant Nearby


“Me and my family came for a holiday and to celebrate with my husbands side of the family a confirmation and also my daughters second birthday and my daughters first time in Ireland. The house is simply beautiful and not far away from kinvara also great transport bus links right outside the house that go into galway city only grip is its close to a main road but honestly didn't bother us Want to try and come back here when we visit family in Ireland again”
— Previous guest, 19 June 2022
“This cottage is the ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life and leaves you relaxed and recharged to return. Situated on a little old road off the main road to Spiddal , the minute you turn in you get a glimpse of the simplicity of old rural life, while close to all amenities. The cottage itself is restored to reveal a comfortable , tranquil space with all you need for your stay, including a great selection of books to read too! This really is the ideal escape we will be back !”
— Previous guest, 15 June 2021


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