COTTAGES IN HEART OF BEAUTIFUL CONNEMARA

Carmel Curran

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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COTTAGES IN HEART OF BEAUTIFUL CONNEMARA

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5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 9. Also identical cottage available.

Newly constructed cottage offering all mod cons yet with old world character. Accommodation is spacious and set on eleven acres with private garden and barbecue area as well as childrens play area. The cottage is two minutes walk from Connemara National Park .. a hillwalkers paradise. On the edge of Letterfrack village minutes walk from pubs that not only serve food but are also great places to hear traditional Irish music at it's best. Also around the corner from superb thatch restaurant.. a must. The sea is minutes walk away and there are many lovely beaches in the area. The cottage is well appointed for taking part in a whole range of activities from golf , deep sea and river fishing, diving,adventure sports, sailing, visiting Inish Boffin Island and loads more. A lovely place to stay at anytime of the year.

Another identical property available on the same site. Lots of space outside for children to play, go-karts and swings. Free broadband access in house. Pony riding and livery.

Heatherhill Cottage is a few minutes walk from the sea and only two miles from the nearest sandy beach, one of the many beaches in the area with crystal clear waters and white sand. The cottage is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. There is lots to see and do in the area.

There is lots to do from fishing in the lakes and sea , hill walking , sight seeing ( the neo gothic Abbey at Kylemore with it`s victorian gardens is two miles away ) , Killary Adventure Centre is nearby and if diving is your thing Dive West provide an oppurtunity to dive in the crystal clear waters which are teeming with fish here on the west coast of Ireland .

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Details for Heatherhill cottage. 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, 2 Bathrooms

This house is identical to Heatherhill cottage. Each house is set on large , private site with own garden. There is also alot of shared garden and go-karts for children to cycle in very safe environment with great views of Connemara National Park and Diamond mountain. The house is ideal for a large group or family reunion. Letterfrack village is a few minutes walk away and has a good choice of shops, bars and restaurants. The Connemara national park is based in the village and is the starting point for some great walks. There is a good information centre and childrens activities held in the park.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
Carmel Curran (Owner)
Advertiser since 2000
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Speaks english
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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4.2
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Cottages in heart of beautiful Connemara
average rating of 4.2 based on 10 reviews
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Connemara County Galway
4

Relaxing holiday in wonderful place

  • 4 of 5
We were lucky to arrive at Heatherhil Cottages in blazing sunshine. The sky was so blue, the grass so green and the abundance of flowers in the garden were just wonderful to behold. We had always dreamed of returning to our family roots in Ireland and this proved to be a memorable week. The house was perfect for our group. The property had all the facilities we needed and was very clean and well decorated.

Heatherhill is in a great location – we could walk to the pub in the evening to listen to music and have a pint. During the day we could walk to the local shop and Connemara National Park. We didn’t have to use our car every day which was very relaxing and just what we needed. When we did get into the car there was lots to see close to Heatherhill. Kylemore Abbey was one of my favourites. It is such a beautiful place and the history of the building is fascinating.

The owners were very helpful and gave us lots of advice on the local area – including lending us maps and walking guides. It was so easy to call to the office if we needed anything and they were always so happy to give us as much advice and help as they could – including making reservations and phoning to check opening times of local attractions.

I highly recommend both Heatherhill Cottages and the Letterfrack area.
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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5

Excellent holiday ONE TO DO.

  • 5 of 5
We just spent the most wonderful week at Heatherhill Cottages in Letterfrack . it is a fantastic , rural setting - with a small farm and lovely gardens - which was just what our family needed. We could walk into the village each evening for a meal and a drink soaking up the late afternoon sun and watching life go by. We walked back each evening into Heatherhill and just soaked up the tranquillity of the place - the wonderful green lawns and flowers with the back drop of the Connemara National park and Diamond mountain on one side and Tully mountain on the other. We climbed the Diamond Mountain but did not fit in Tully Mountain - we will come back again to climb that mountain.
The highlight of our stay was when our daughter helped the owners children prepare their Connemara Ponies for a show in Galway. She is horse mad but has never had the opportunity to shampoo a horse before !! Not to mention plaiting manes and tails, It was a dream come true for her. On our way home yesterday we stopped at the Galway Show and took part in an event that we never would have considered going to before - it was brilliant - the hundreds of horses and riders, stalls, dog show, hen show - but the pinnacle was cheering on the horse that my daughter had helped get ready as it was awarded first prize.
An unforgettable experience for our family. We are delighted wit hour week and to have met such lovely people as the owners of Heatherhill Farm who included us in such a special event.



cheers Alan.
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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"Mighty Craic"

"Mighty Craic"
  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our time in Connemara. After two weeks in overcrowded Istanbul en route from Melbourne it was like an oasis of calm. We got to experience lots of traditional music "sessions" in the local pubs ( we specially enjoyed a place called Paddy Coynes - there were lots of young local people there getting together to sing and dance in the traditional way) and mackerel fishing in Derryenver(not sure on spelling), it was the first time I ever caught anything wild, it was unforgettable. As for the house we stayed in, it was clean and comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. The manager, Carmel, went out of her way to be as helpful as possible and we certainly felt like more than just another number , which was nice. I would certainly recommend staying here, it is within easy reach of all the main local attractions and you can just walk to the national park. It does feel like pot luck booking a holiday rental but this one was a good find.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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5

Beautiful and relaxing stay in Connemara.

  • 5 of 5
Heather Hill cottages has a great location in the heart of the country with excellent outdoor facilities. It was well maintained with a very friendly service provided by the owners- Ron and Carmel. A great place for the whole family and I would recommend it highly to anyone who want unique relaxing holiday in Ireland. Great times.....
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Location great but house tired and unloved

  • 3 of 5
We liked the location of Heatherhill Cottages, we could walk to everything in Letterfrack, the pubs, shops and the national park. On a positive note the house was spacious with everything that we needed. The disappointing thing to us was that the cottage appeared to be tired, sad and unloved. The gardens were overgrown with weeds, sitting out the back was not as pleasant as it should have been. The cottage was in need of a paint both inside and out.
We felt it was a real shame, this could be a perfect holiday location for everyone.
Steve and Rose. eright
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5
Positive:
Location next to Connemara national park with lots of beautiful walks and coast around. The house was always warm and cosy. The owner Anne had pigs wandering around which was fantastic for the kids. She also gave the kids a few ride on ponys which was another bonus.

Negative:
Communication was very bad and confirmation needed to be chased several times. The kitchen is missing a few more spoons and glasses for a party 8+. Also it lacks essential tools for baking and cooking (i.e scale, blender, good knifes, chopping boards).
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Heatherhill Cottages in our great value (€450 per week) accommodation for 9 people in the heart of beautiful Connemara. It is a great place for families and children and we try to improve the experience for our holiday makers with our animals and allowing children to interact with them.
As we are a rural location our internet connection is not always great as we have only one internet service provider in the area.
We are upgrading and adding to the houses this winter and will include all equipment for baking in our up-grade.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
64 Kilometres
Knock
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
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Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Three bars in village.
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
The Bread Basket, Bards Den, Courtyard Cafe etc.

Letterfrack is a small but lively village overlooked by the Diamond mountain in the most beautiful part of unspoilt Connemara. The cottage is ideally located beside mountains and sea offering great hillwalking and crystal clear sea and white sands. After a days activity or sight seeing it is a short stroll to the village for a drink and a meal in one of three pubs or restaurants and to catch abit of traditional music. Connemara National Park is also based in Letterfrack village a few minutes walk from the house. There is a walkers path all the way to the top of diamond Mountain (one of the 12 Bens) which offers great views out to sea and over to Mayo. There is an interpretive centre and tearoom at the base of the mountain walk and this is also the starting point of other walks. Boat trips can be taken from the pier in Letterfrack.

Other Activities: Dive center and adventure center nearby.

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Availability & Rates

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Connemara Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
mid season
Aug 31 2014 - Oct 4 2014
3 night minimum stay
€120
€550
 
 
low season
Oct 5 2014 - Apr 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
€100
€450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €10
Notes Christmas, Easter and New Year €590 to €790 per week. All taxes, cleaning and heating included. Only extra is electricity on euro 2 coin meter which uses €2 or €3 per day.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TUITION AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES AND GROUPS. Professional teaching in lovely little school close to Heatherhill cottage. Email me to enquire or see www.connemara-english-school.com.
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Amenities

Amenities

Connemara Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
General:
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom one - toilet , shower
    Bathroom two - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom One - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom Two - 1 double
    Bedroom Three - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom Four - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom Five - 1 twin/ single
  • 2 doubles, 2 twins, 1 single with two bathrooms. A large kitchen/dining area , comfortable sitting room and a study/playroom. Lots of space both inside and outside of this tastefully furnished accommodation.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • playground
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • pier fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • mountaineering
  • surfing
Notes:
Pets welcome.
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