County Clare Cottage Rental Photos and Description
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)
Restored Traditional Cottages stone built from 1872- these were originally stables and cabins - ideally suited for couples and honeymoon couples;
on 4 acre grounds.
WIFI IN ALL COTTAGES (no usage charge).
Quiet, rural, unspoilt - A rural hideaway!
A place to let the world go by in front of turf fire!
A warm welcome (Céad Mile Fáilte) awaits you and you can be assured of a memorable stay.
Cottages available for Short Breaks. Property built with stone in 1872 is restored but maintains original features -fireplaces (including bedrooms), high corniced ceilings, timber floors, antiques. It is a former Parish Priest's residence. Owners live in main house and we gladly help with any queries or problems.
Self Catering Cottages in restored Stables on same grounds. Open All Year Round. Cottages (ideally suited for couples, honeymooners, or small families). All separate; all on grounds of Old Parochial House. All inclusive charges with Open Turf Fires and Turf supply, towels, linens, heating, electricity, laundry facilities included! ALL BEDS HAVE ELECTRIC HEATING BLANKETS.
WE WILL HAVE COTTAGE WARM & TURF FIRE LIGHTING FOR YOUR ARRIVAL! We are ~ 3 hours from Dublin Airport ; ~ 2 hours from Cork Airport; 1 hour from Shannon Airport.
Self Catering Cottages are as follows (see photographs below & for more go to Links at end):
1) Stables Cottage (c1872): Two bedrooms, two bathrooms (1 of which is en-suite),upstairs spacious livingroom,open turf fire; rural views - sleeps: 4-5;
2) Shibeen (c1872):Two bedrooms (one is in loft),1 bathroom,spacious living/diningroom with turf burning stove - sleeps: 3-4 .
3) Coach House (c1872): One Cottage from 1872,stone built,spacious livingroom with open turf fire;private garden; bedroom - sleeps 2.
4) 2 X 1 Bedroom Stone Cottages & Loft Cottage:
Each of these self contained separate Cottages - sleeps 2-3; separate livingroom with open turf fire,bathroom,kitchen - downstairs and upstairs spacious double bedroom.
All self contained traditional Irish-style,exposed beams,Liscannor stone floors, old artifacts, antiques.
All lovingly restored by ourselves. All spotlessly clean and warm.
Houses overlooking village and rural countryside with quiet riding pony and goats in field in front of house. Rural views, quiet, unspoiled, ideal for walking roads, tracks, bogs, discovering ringforts, castles, ruins, archaeological sites, old churches, and ancient graveyards.
32 miles - Shannon Airport; 50 miles - Farranfore Kerry Airport; 110 miles - Cork Airport; 170 miles - Dublin Airport.
Cooraclare Village - 2 minute walk with church, 3 pubs (impromptu seisiuns), 2 shops, and restaurant; plus friendly people! Less than a five minute drive from West Clare Atlantic Coast with its rugged scenery and deserted beaches.
Cliffs of Moher, Burren, Doolin,Loop Head 30 minute drive. Deep sea fishing,Dolphin Watching from Kilrush to Loop Head. Scattery Island from Kilrush with 4th century churches & 9th century Round Tower.
We live in a quiet unspoiled rural area (off Tourist Trail!) overlooking village in a part of West Clare noted for its traditional music and dance - impromptu seisiuns are held regularly throughout the year. Good seafood available in pubs and restaurants nearby. This is a place to unwind - to let the world go by in front of a turf fire - to escape!
All cottages are well furnished and equipped with kitchen, cooker, microwave, refrigerator, sitting/dining room with open turf fire (turf supply provided), shower and WC room. Stone floors, exposed beams, antiques creating a quaint secluded atmosphere. Duvets,linens,towels provided. Color television. Heating. Shared utility room with washing machine/dryer.
Extra Linen, Towels, beds, cots provided on request. Telephone, Mobile Broadband with PC on request, email in house, as well as pony and goats on grounds. Cycles and lake fishing boat available.
Contact: Alyson & Sean. You can be assured that all accommodation will be warm and spotlessly clean! You will be able to see more photos and information on Link 1; more photos and information on area on Link 2. Good Luck!
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- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
We will remember the night the David and Zach (father and son) arrived;they had been in Tara,Meath, and Kinvara,Galway before arriving; it was raining;so we were determined to have turf fire burning with lots of heat in Cottage!
We asked the following day if they had a good nights sleep - to be informed that they slept in late! And we think after that their itinerary went out the door - they were happy to stay in cottage and explore local scene! We felt very comfortable in their company - indeed on their last night here - we had them for drinks in our (old!) kitchen!. Looking forward to seeing them again!
Alyson and Sean:
We have spent the last 23 years restoring this place!
So its been a labour of love......
The stone built house was built in 1872 for the Parish Priest on 4 acres;so in early days - it was self sufficient. We had sheep but they kept running away..at the moment we have 2 quiet donkeys!
It has commanding views over village and undulating rural countryside.
We are at stage where our 4 children have flown the nest;but come back to roost at every opportunity!
We try to be self sufficient- we have garden,keep bees,make wine and beer and get milk from local farmer, get our turf from local bog. There is not much else we need!
Undulating countryside; there is a bronze age ringfort on the hill beside us;in our field we found remains of 'Follach Fiadh' or 'Deer Hole' - this was a cooking place during bronze era.
Local friendly people.
There is a sense of place here.