POLLCLABBER COTTAGE, TRANQUIL OASIS NEAR THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

Helen Murphy

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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POLLCLABBER COTTAGE, TRANQUIL OASIS NEAR THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

Spiddal Area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6). It is approx. 125 sq. ms in size.

Pollclabber Cottage is situated in a quiet rural idyll, yet only three miles from the wild Atlantic Ocean. There are magnificent walks straight from the cottage on quiet rural roads and green pathways, with views of the sea and the Aran Islands. Horse riding is available within walking distance of the cottage.

The cottage is located close to Lisdoonvarna and Doolin. Doolin, 5 kms away, is world renowned for Irish traditional music and has ferries to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher, a world heritage site. Lisdoonvarna is 3 kms away with its famous matchmaking festival in September. Horse-riding, hiking and biking on the green roads close by, brings one out onto the Burren, a limestone karst national park area with its unique flora and fauna. For outdoor enthusiasts, fishing from the rocks, surfing at Fanore and Lahinch, golfing at the links courses of Lahinch and Doonbeg, caving and rock climbing nearby may whet your appetite. Ballyvaughan, 20 minutes away by car, hosts an art college and restaurants. Northwest Clare boasts many cultural and archaeological sites including the famous Pollnabrone Dolmen. Galway city, an hours drive away, is a vibrant hub of Irish life and arts.

Keywords: Pollclabber Cottage and stone outhouses, approximately one hundred years old, restored, modernised and extended in 2009 is set in an oasis of 2 Ha of farming land. The cottage, with a babbling brook flowing through the front garden over a series of small falls, is located in stunning scenery down a private lane. The sunsets over the Aran Islands are truly amazing.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Helen Murphy (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Why Helen Murphy chose Spiddal Area

Even though Pollclabber cottage was a ruin when we bought it, we fell in love with the oasis feel to its beautiful setting and the stream running under the road and down through the field in front of the cottage. We felt it oozed potential. It is located on the edge of the Burren way walking route, cycle route and Atlantic Way, perfect for exploring the area.

What makes this cottage unique

Pollclabber Cottage is a pure rural idyll, with amazing walks. I adore that moment when I reach the crest of the hill just before the house and the Aran Islands come into view across the sea. It manages to take my breathe away every time. It revitalises and re-energises me every moment I spend there. I hope it does the same for all our visitors to Pollclabber

Guestbook comments from the owner

A little hard to find for us Americans but boy was it worth the drive. The house is wonderful! We couldn't have asked for better. So warm and welcome. Just like being at home only better. We are here in beautiful Ireland. You have done the remarkable with the house, from the simplistic design to the high quality appliances and furnishings and the elegant taste. This house has made our stay in Ireland a pleasant one. You have thought of everything. Nothing like a great game of table tennis to get all the family involved.
Jun 2013
  • 1 of 2
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Pollclabber Cottage, Tranquil Oasis Near the Atlantic Ocean.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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Pollclabber Cottage, Tranquil Oasis Near the Atlantic Ocean.
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Spiddal Area Connemara
Dublin
5

Fantastic gateway

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in Pollclabber over the Easter bank holiday weekend and we had a fantastic time. The house was absolutely perfect, we couldn't have wish for more. It is nice and cosy, and you feel at home the minute you step foot in. It's also spotless clean and has everything you need. The bedrooms are very spacious and each of them is ensuite which is great. The outside patio was lovely and relaxing, and I could easily see children playing around being absolutely safe. The location is also perfect, remote for a relaxed and quiet holiday, but close enough to go around sightseeing. There are a lot of lovely walks available right from the house if you don't want to take your car. We had a great time there and we will surely be back for a longer holiday. Last little note for the owners who were very nice and helpful. Anyway if you were searching for the perfect holiday house, search no more!!
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, glad you enjoyed your stay
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5

Wonderful Cottage

  • 5 of 5
What can we say other than Outstanding. The cottage is gorgeous - beautiful decorated - there was nothing missing - everything was there. The Owners - Helen and Se' were wonderful to work with, attentive to details and went out of their way to may you feel welcome and that all was working for the renters. Also - Christy and Bernadette made sure that all was taken care of and if you happen to need them - they were there to help. The area is beautiful - close to the Atlantic - with beautiful views and lots of area to explore. If you go - you must visit Doolin and the wonderful pub - O'Connors - we were there for the music and the great food. All in all - the 2 weeks that we were at the cottage were lovely and cannot wait to go back again. Maybe next time we will have some warmer weather and not so much wind. If you get the opportunity - go and stay at the Pollclabber Cottage - you will not regret it at all!
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. So glad you fell in love with the area and the house.
Helen and Se
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John and Peg

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying at Pollclabber Cottage. The home was beautifully decorated, immaculate and in a scenic tranquil setting. The home lacked for nothing. We enjoyed coming home from a full day of sightseeing and lighting a fire in the stove and talking over our adventures for the day. There are many things to do near the cottage, traditional music pubs, Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, ringforts,and beautiful coastline areas and beaches. Helen the owner was most kind, prompt and helpful with any questions we had, and even offered suggestions of what to do in the area. You will be very happy you chose Pollclabber. It was our first experience in Ireland and Pollclabber Cottage started us off in a very positive way!
  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Spiddal Area Connemara
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
5

Great vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pollclabber Cottage. The property is located near the ocean and within a short drive of many picturesque towns and attractions. From this property we explored Loop Head, Galway, the Cliffs of Moer, the Aran Islands, Doolin, Ballyvaughn, Kilkee, and many towns along the way. We also enjoyed many walks around the immediate area (the owners mapped out several different walks). The property was new and very well equipped, and we loved the wood stove. Pollclabber Cottage is roomy and cozy at the same time. I would recommend this property to anyone that wants to explore County Clare and beyond!
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Spiddal Area Connemara
Baltimore, co. cork
5

A truly tranquil yet convenient location, overlooked by a castle

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pollclabber cottage. A lovely renovation that is both comfortable, cozy and modern. We loved the views of the castle, the aran islands and the awesome cliffs. The walks in the area, the warmth of the house and the great wood-burning stove which was so efficient we could fire it up fairly late in the evening and quickly enjoy it's warmth just made it that much better. The house was spotless when we arrived, fully equipped and included a lovely welcoming gift.
I would recommend this house to friends and relatives and hope to stay again one day, while the Burren is in full bloom! Awesome area.
  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Spiddal Area Connemara
Dublin, Ireland
5

Delightful house in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5
The house is very cosy and comfortable, everything you need is at your fingertips. The location is perfect for touring, within easy reach of many great restaurants and pubs. The house is beautifully nestled into the landscape with a traditional look but very modern on the inside. I would highly recommend it for those looking for a relaxing getaway.
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Shannon
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Ennis
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Fanore
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Lisdoonvarna
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Lahinch
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lisdoonvarna
Car: necessary

The area is full of stone forts, megalithic tombs, ancient churches and monuments, castles etc. The Burren is a unique limestone area with rare flora which mainly flower in May. Lisdoonvarna is host to a matchmaking festival in September and Doolin has wonderful traditional Irish music in the pubs in the evening time.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Spiddal Area 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
 
Late Summer
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 16 2014
4 night minimum stay
€110
From
€115
Fri,Sat,Sun
€630
 
 
Autumn
Oct 24 2014 - Dec 20 2014
4 night minimum stay
€100
€530
 
 
Christmas and New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 4 2015
4 night minimum stay
€100
€550
 
 
Early Spring
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
€100
€530
 
 
Easter
Mar 29 2015 - Apr 13 2015
4 night minimum stay
€105
€550
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 14 2015 - May 16 2015
4 night minimum stay
€105
€630
 
 
Early Summer
May 17 2015 - Jun 20 2015
4 night minimum stay
€120
€730
 
 
Summer
Jun 21 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
€800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
€100
From
€120
Fri,Sat,Sun
€740
€2,880
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Please note some changes to these rates may occur during May and/or at Bank Hols/ Easter/Christmas periods. Check with the owner re these rates and out of season rates.
These rates are all inclusive of electricity, heating, wood logs for the stove, bed linen and some towels.
You may check in any time after 4.00p.m. and check out by 10.00a.m. Unless by prior arrangement with the owner

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Spiddal Area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Rural
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wood Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Has a bathroom en-suite
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Has a bathroom en-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Has direct access to main bathroom.
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)and travel cot
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • rock climbing
  • hiking
  • spelunking
  • golf
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • cycling
Notes:
Hot water is provided by solar panels with optional electric heater for the dull days.
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