'Charmette' is a 50 year old traditional Irish home that was renovated and modernized in 2012 to offer every modern convenience and comfort, the property still retains much of its charm and traditional Irish ambiance.
With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 persons, Charmette is ideal for a family vacation or 2 or more couples travelling Ireland together.
Charmette is located on the Limerick Road on the southern outskirts of Ennis, County Clare, which is a wonderfully non-tourist town.
From the house it’s a 15 to 20 minute walk to the heart of town, along an interesting side-walked road, passing the impressive St. Flannan’s College as you stroll.
The house is in very close proximity to the N85 ‘ring road’ which links to the main M18 motorway.
*Large house that can accommodate up to 8 people in four bedrooms
*Situated on a secluded .75 acre lot – set back from the main Limerick Road, via a short, private driveway.
*Sunny patio area to the rear of the property
*Ample off-street, secure parking
*Full gourmet kitchen, stocked with everything you could possibly need – your home away from home!
*Free Wi-Fi access
*Cozy Living Room with 40” LCD TV with Sky Satellite channels & DVD player
*Dining Room with seating for up to 8
*Laundry Room with washer and dryer
*1 bathroom with shower and bath downstairs
*1 bathroom with shower upstairs
*Heating and electricity usage included – no hidden extra costs!
*All linens and towels supplied
*Travel cot available
Many of western Ireland’s top visitor attractions are within a one hour drive from Charmette:
*Bunratty Castle & Folk Park – 15 minutes
*Poulnabrone Dolmen – 5000 to 6000 year old portal tomb situated in the unique limestone Burren Region of County Clare – 30 minutes
*The idyllic seaside town of Lahinch with its 1 mile sandy beach, has recently become a mecca for surfers all over the world – 30 minutes
*The Cliffs of Moher: 45 minutes
*Doolin – charming coastal village, globally renowned as a hub of traditional Irish music: 45 minutes
*Ailwee Cave – 45 minutes
*Adare Heritage Village – 45 minutes
*Bustling Galway City – Ireland’s fourth largest and arguably nicest town – 45 minutes
*Other fantastic locations such as Killarney & Dingle in County Kerry, & the beautiful Connemara Region of County Galway are within 2 hours drive of Charmette.
*Charmette is only 15 minutes from Shannon Airport – a small airport that’s a pleasure to fly in and out of. Ireland’s main airport in Dublin on the east coast is approx. 2.5 hours drive from Charmette.
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This home has been in our family since it was built 50 years ago. It was always a loving, happy home, and this positive atmosphere & energy is still tangible as soon as you walk in the front door.
Ennis gets its name from the Irish word “inis” (island) because it is virtually surrounded by the River Fergus, a melodious presence throughout. The streets of Ennis are narrow and charming, and some do not allow cars. There are plenty of locals here—Ennis is no tourist trap—and you’ll hear voices that are raised in laughter or storytelling in bakeries and bookstores alike. The Friary at the bottom of Abbey Street was founded by the O’Briens in the 13th century. Many of its original features survive. It’s breath-taking and has a textured silence that speaks through the centuries.
But, the main attraction in Ennis is the locals’ love of traditional music. Every year on the month of May, Ennis hosts Fleadh Nua, an international celebration of Irish culture, and in November the Ennis Trad Festival is held. But traditional music of the highest quality is on display in the pubs of Ennis throughout the year. It often seems that those in town who can't sing or play an instrument are very much in the minority!
Ennis is located near all the best attractions in the West of Ireland including the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Galway, Limerick, Cork, the Blarney Stone & the beautiful beaches of Lahinch.
Charmette is ideally located on the edge of Ennis town. Quiet and private on a secluded .75 acre lot, yet only 15 minutes walk from the heart of bustling Ennis town - truly the best of both worlds. Charmette is literally 300 yards from the new link road connecting Ennis to the M18 motorway (Galway, Limerick, Dublin) and the west coast of County Clare. The perfect base from which to tour Ireland.
Ennis is the county town of Clare and is always pleasantly busy. It takes its name from the Irish word “inis” (island) as it is virtually surrounded by the River Fergus on which it sits. Its streets are narrow and attractive, many of them pedestrianized. The Friary at the bottom of Abbey Street, was founded by the O’Briens in the 13th century. Many of its original features survive and it’s well worth visiting. But the main attraction in Ennis is the locals' obvious love of traditional music. Every May the town hosts Fleadh Nua, an international celebration of Irish culture, while in November, the Ennis Trad Festival is held. But trad music of the very highest quality is on display in the pubs of Ennis throughout the year. It often seems that those in the town that can't sing or play an instrument are very much in the minority. The person who recently labeled Ennis the Nashville of traditional Irish music wasn't far wrong!
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