Riona Connolly Green

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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DARA-BRU NA MARA

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Properties ranging from 1-4 bedrooms, sleeping 2-8 and 1-2 bathrooms

Bru na Mara is a beautiful complex just outside Carna that combines traditional design with modern comfort. The site overlooks a small harbour, and has spectacular views of the sea, the historic Mason and St MacDara's islands, and the beautiful surrounding countryside. Situated in the south west corner of Connemara, the complex is an ideal location for touring and exploring Connemara and South Mayo. Carna, which is situated in the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking region) is an important centre for Traditional singing, music, and dancing, with weekly sessions in neighbouring Kilkieran. There are a host of activities within easy reach, including a number of spectacular, unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus, (1.5 km) Mynish (7 km) and Callowfinish (8 km). The area is also ideal for walking or cycling, with little traffic, stunning views, and the cleanest air in Europe.

Details for Dara-Bru na Mara 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms

Dara is a modern, four-star, fully furnished 4 bedroom, pine-floored house. It is scenically situated at the edge of the Atlantic, in a calm, peaceful, relaxing atmosphere overlooking a small harbour. It is ideal for family holidays or touring groups, as it is an ideal base for exploring and enjoying South and West Connemara, with its panoramic views of coastline, islands, inlets, hills and mountains. The spectacular surroundings, rich in both flora and fauna are also ideal for fishing and birdwatching. The beautiful unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus and Mynish are also extremely popular with children. The house is the ideal base for a comfortable, restful and relaxing holiday, with so much outdoor activity on your doorstep.
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Riona Connolly Green (Owner)
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

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4.9
based on 42 traveler reviews

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Dara-Bru na Mara
average rating of 4.928571 based on 42 reviews
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Dara-Bru na Mara
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p50766
+353 -09532278
Connemara County Galway
5

Welcoming, calming, charming, beautiful

  • 5 of 5
Bru na Mara is just as as the information we found online. The house was beautifully decorated, clean and welcoming Having the fridge stocked with a few essentials was most helpful. Rionna is a wonderful host! The moment we mentioned that we are birders and interested in the local flowers, she handed us a folder with all the information we were hoping for. as well as maps, and the inside info all travelers love about the Connemara area. We had a magical visit on the Emerald Isle in large part, thanks to Rionna!!
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Dara-Bru na Mara
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p50766
+353 -09532278
Connemara County Galway
Canada
5

beauty by the sea

  • 5 of 5
This is a little gem on the sea!
If you are looking for a warm, welcoming home away-from-home with all of the essentials, this holiday home is for you! Perfect for those who want a home base for exploring the stunning beauty of Connemara. Bring your GPS and vehicle to discover the Irish landscape! Riona is an expert guide with knowledge of local sights, amazing culinary finds and interesting things to do. We stayed in Aoibhneas - a generous 2-room apartment in the main house equipped with a full kitchen, living room and bath.
The views from the apartment look out over the sea and the rock-lined pastures behind the house. This is a great spot for young families and couples who want to see the real side of Ireland!
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Dara-Bru na Mara
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p50766
+353 -09532278
Connemara County Galway
5

Pour aimer l'Irlande! In love with Connemara.

Pour aimer l'Irlande! In love with Connemara.
  • 5 of 5
Endroit superbe, en bord de mer, appartement méticuleusement entretenu et propre. Frigo garni à l'arrivée, Hôtesse généreuse, puit de connaissance sur la région, aimant sa langue et son coin de pays. Parfait. L'air le plus pur de l'Europe : c'est vrai. Notre meilleur souvenir d'Irlande!

Wonderful quiet place, by the sea. Lovely apartment, ultra-clean, with all amenities, including a well-stocked fridge (enough for a hearthy breakfast anyway) on arrival, and complimentary bottle of wine. Mrs Green is a walking encyclopedia of the region and gave us a full hour course on what and where and why in Connemara! The purest air in Europe! and she didn't laugh when we tried to speak Irish...

Fond memories of a lovely week. Try it!
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Dara-Bru na Mara
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p50766
+353 -09532278
Connemara County Galway
5

Connemara Beauty

  • 5 of 5
Had the time of my life with the girl of my dreams in beautiful Connemara. We did a lot of hiking along the coast right outside our room as well as in the national park. The accommodations were perfect; clean and comfortable with enough space to move around after unpacking. Rionna is an amazing resource for information about the area and she had a book of maps and descriptions of the best places to go. We hiked up to a church carved into the rock and we were the only ones there besides the sheep. We were on the road most days and there are a couple markets nearby which we could buy some things and cook. The kitchen had everything we needed. It was just so wonderfully peaceful and scenic. Although there were some tourists like us; most of the pubs and markets are mainly full of locals. We will certainly be back for more that Connemara has for us to experience.
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Dara-Bru na Mara
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p50766
+353 -09532278
Connemara County Galway
5

Bru na mara

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in Bru na mara for a week, which was ideal for us as we like to get away from crowds and the usual tourist centres. The appartment was exceptionally clean and tastefully decorated and the "starter kit" in the kitchen was especially welcome as we arrived quite late at night. Riona takes great pride in her work and is always ready with helpful suggestions, be it sightseeing, shopping or local info. We were lucky enough to be there during a traditional music festival which was an added bonus. If you enjoy quiet sandy beaches, rugged hills, the sea and friendly pubs and restaurants, then this is definitely for you! Thank you, Riona, for a memorable holiday.
  • Submitted: May 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Dara-Bru na Mara
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p50766
+353 -09532278
Connemara County Galway
5

LOVED IT

  • 5 of 5
We, my cousins an me stayed a week at this beautiful and peaceful place. We stayed at sonas sitting room. we felt like home. Rioana is such a lovely person. She told us where to go and which spots we have to see.
If you sitting behind the house, looking across the sea, you can watch the beatiful sunsets going down.
We really enjoyed our holiday at Bru na mara and Connemara. Anytime again.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
133 Kilometres
Knock
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Carna
Nearest Ferry
300 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Connemara Championship Golf links
Nearest Train
80 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Carna
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Mace
Car: recommended

Bru Na Mara is 5 km South West of Carna village beside Mace Pier. Go through the village of Carna, take the first left turn after approximately 2.5 km west of Carna. At the next Y junction keep right and turn right at the next junction after approximately 300 metres. Continue down this road until you reach the house at Mace Pier.

Bru na Mara provides traditional yet ultra modern self-catering accommodation 'at the quiet end of Europe'.

Ideal for cycling, hill-walking, rock-climbing, treeking, horse-riding, golf, pitch and putt, swimming, surfing, scuba-diving, canoeing, fishing, boating, sailing and sailing festivals. A haven for botanists, bird-watchers, artists and writers. Renowned for Irish language, traditional singing, music, dance, pre-historic and mediaeval remains.

Good food and drink available locally in a relaxed athmosphere. The area is famous for its lamb and seafood. Within driving distance of Roundstone, Clifden, Letterfrack, Kylemore Abbey, Killary , Aran Ils.

Other Activities: painting, pitch and putt ,Scuba Diving.

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Availability & Rates

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Connemara House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Shoulder
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 3 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€700
 
 
Low
Oct 4 2014 - Oct 24 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€600
 
 
Halloween
Oct 25 2014 - Nov 7 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€700
 
 
Very Low
Nov 8 2014 - Dec 19 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€500
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 9 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €200
Notes Higher rates apply for Bank Holiday weeks, Christmas and New Year.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Connemara House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 3 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • 1 double,1room with 3 singles, 1 room with 2 singles, 1 room with 1 single, fold-up and cot also available.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
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