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Sleeps 4
No dogs
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom

Carna 4 miles. This delightful detached cottage is situated in the scenic townland of Cashel, on the Wild Atlantic Way, just over four miles from the village of Carna in Connemara, County Galway. Perfect for couples, this idyllic retreat in west Galway enjoys glorious sea views and a wealth of unspoilt scenery on your doorstep. This charming cottage is all on the ground floor and has two comfortable bedrooms and a front facing, open plan area, complete with a well-equipped, fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area. The sitting area opens out to the front through French doors, so you can enjoy the sea views, or you may wish to relax in front of the warming woodburner. The enclosed patio area with furniture is a perfect place to sit out and relax with a glass of wine as you watch the sunset. The village of Carna lies in the heart of Connemara and is everything that this scenic region is known for, rugged coastlines, secluded sandy coves, rocky landscapes and traditional Irish culture. You will find that the locals speak fluent Gaelic which adds to the magic of this part of Ireland. Attractions in the area include a craft village in the village of Spiddal, the cobbled streets of Galway City, which is home to traditional music, gourmet cuisine and culture, and the Connemara National Park. You can even catch a boat across to the Aran Islands, a wonderful day out! Whatever the weather, this attractive cottage is the perfect choice for discovering this truly majestic part of the Emerald Isle. Note: This property is 20 yards from Ref. 7947, together they sleep 11.

Electric central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Saorview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent April to October inclusive, €25 supplement payable directly to owner November to March inclusive. Starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 10 mins walk. Note: There is a step from the kitchen into the sitting area, so is not suitable for wheelchair users or anyone with mobility issues. Note: Cottage is just off the R340.

All ground floor. Two double bedrooms. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

The small, quiet village of Carna in the heart of the Irish-speaking area of Connemara Gaeltacht, is set on the shores of Galway Bay, overlooking Galway Harbour, in the scenic region of Connemara. Carna is noted for its traditional Irish music and singing, and music sessions are held weekly in the local pubs and hotel. For walkers, runners, cyclists and hillwalkers, the area provides opportunities unrivalled for their tranquillity and scenery. The quiet roads leading to Mweenish Island and the local coves are ideal for family cycling. Lying off the coast of Carna is St. MacDara's Island, a site of pilgrimage and mass held on 16th July each year. The famous sailing crafts, the 'Galway Hookers' were made in Carna, as well as a small boat called the Currach, and the area is well known for the skilled boat-makers who crafted them.

Features

Clear Sea Views
Certified
Parking Available
Rural
WiFi
Garden / Patio
Heating
Coastal
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
DVD / Blu-ray Player

Reviews

“Fantastic little cottage with the sea litterally just across the road. Great view across to Roundstone and the mountains. The constantly changing tide brings different wildlife as well as scenery. we had a daily visit from an Irish Hare, robin, goldcrests, wren blackbird and magpie. Then we had occasional visits from a curlew,seal, wimbrel, and many other things without having to leave the cottage.Paddy and Brigid are very welcoming and the cottage is well appointed and a great place to stay whilst touring around Connemara. Be warned though that the whats on guide often tells you things are there when they might not be such as a Sunday market in Roundstone which doesn't actually happen in May but might happen in June. We loved the area but avoided Kylemore abbey because it is heaving with people being the one place the tourist coaches all go to. The Killary boat trip is a nice experience and the sky road is worth a look as long as you don't mind narrow roads. For anyone who loves the Quiet Man film there's a number of sites worth visiting in the area.Fantastic holiday in a lovely cottage”
— Previous guest, 13 June 2022

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