BEAUTIFUL THATCHED COTTAGE IN A MOUNTAIN VALLEY, CLONBUR, CO. GALWAY.(FREE WIFI)

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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BEAUTIFUL THATCHED COTTAGE IN A MOUNTAIN VALLEY, CLONBUR, CO. GALWAY.(FREE WIFI)

Connemara Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Mountains & Lakes surround this 200 year old Cottage,beautifuly restored in 2004

Casey's Cottage is located in the scenic mountains and lakes in the surroundings of North Connemara.

This historic country house was built in the period before the famine of the Casey family.

In 2004 it was renovated CAREFULLY to retain the original features, including a thatched roof.

The villa is located 3 minutes from Lough Mask and 8 km from Lough Corrib, two of the largest lakes in Ireland.

You can take a beautiful walk along the road and reach the village of Clonbur (4km). There you will find restaurants, nice pubs and shops. The location is an ideal base for playing golf, fly fishing, horseback riding and hiking, and even for those who just want to stay away from it all.

Gearoid Burke, the owner, lives just around the corner and would be glad to assist you.

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Gerald Walsh

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Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Beautiful Thatched Cottage in a Mountain Valley, Clonbur, Co. Galway.(FREE WiFi)
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CHRISTMAS IN CLONBUR

  • 5 of 5
A fairytale cottage in a warm and welcoming community! The hosts are so accommodating, as are the folks in town at the pubs. A car rental is a must in order to explore the area. The cottage was decorated for our Christmas holiday, and the Burkes left us gifts as well! We hope to return.
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and I am glad you had a great time, thank you for the U.S. Coast Guard caps you brought with you. I'm sorry I did not get a chance to meet you, I was working over the Christmas period (Retail) but maybe next time? All the very best, regards, Gerald.
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CHARMING PLACE TO LIVE SORT OF LIKE YOUR ANCESTORS

  • 5 of 5
This cottage is perfect to give you an idea of how your ancestors lived--but with modern conveniences. The cottage is just as it appears in the photos. It does have 2 bathrooms, one being behind the red door in the master bedroom. It is tiny, sort of like on an older cruise ship, but charming. The washer & dryer are separate units (rather than a combo unit) & work well. The kitchen is compact but has what is needed to cook a meal. Note that the dishwasher is no longer functioning, so bring some rubber gloves to spare your hands when washing dishes. The coffee pot is one of the French Press style, so learn how to do that before arriving. The "king" beds are really more Queen size. There is no wifi at the cottage, but you can go to Burkes Pub in Clonbur, have a pint & use their wifi.
The cottage is about 15 minutes from the village of Cong, famous as the filming location for the John Wayne move The Quiet Man. Pat Cohan's Pub is still right on the corner. It even has a nook that looks just like the pub did in the movie-be sure to look at all of the photos they have posted. The cottage is a good base for touring into Connemara-which is just beautiful. Just mind the sheep in the road!
Casey's Cottage was a wonderful week. At night it is so quiet you can't believe your ears. And if you luck into a clear night, the stars are magnificent since there is little interference from street lights, etc. A great, quaint place to stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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A HIDDEN GEM

  • 5 of 5
We had the pleasure of staying at Casey's Cottage in June 2013. Without a doubt this area is one of the hidden gems of Ireland. This lovely cottage is nestled among the mountains and lakes of Connemara. The cottage is located only a short walk from the shores of Lough Mask. Lough Corrib and Lough Nafooey are only a short drive by car. Each day we would venture out to all parts of Connemara and Mayo. The cottage itself has been remodeled with all of the modern conveniences yet it still maintains the cozy charm of a 19th century cottage. The owners added so many extra touches including videos, turf for the fire and enough food to help us enjoy an Irish breakfast each morning. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the oven was newly purchased before our arrival. For those interested in the pub scene the towns of Clonbur and Cong are a few miles away. Staying at Casey's Cottage truly enhanced our Irish experience.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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~~OUTSTANDING~~

  • 5 of 5
One of my husband's favorite movies is "The Quiet Man" starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. Staying at this lovely cottage made us feel as if we were transported into the film! The property is nestled at the foot of a large hill looking over a valley. A stream runs down below the cottage and a lake is within walking distance. Inside the cottage, the decor is warm and inviting, sometimes making it hard to go exploring the beauty that fills the outside. The owners were more than kind and helpful. A dream come true!
  • Submitted: May 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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THE "TRIP OF A LIFETIME" IT WAS!

The "trip of a lifetime" it was!
  • 5 of 5
If anyone ever goes to Ireland this is the place to stay. For the residence of course. It is charming and welcoming. It feels like home as soon as one opens that wonderful red door. For the peace and serenity certainly. Everything there makes for calm and relaxation. Stress just doesn't have a place there. For the convenience surprisingly so. Everywhere we wanted to go was an easy and delightful drive away. However, more than anything, for the people! The human kind. (We saw none of the magical kind that we know of.) The Burkes are warm, reliable, intelligent and their smiles will stay with us forever. So pleasant. So generous. Go to this place to find the finest Ireland has to offer. Magnificent scenery. Legendary fishing. A picture book village with a truly fine Irish pub. Delicious food. Ringing laughter. And real Irish people who live each day with grace, courage, hope and more than a little wit.
  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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WAY BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS!

  • 5 of 5
My family's experience at Casey's Cottage was truly unforgettable. We visited in June 2010 and were welcomed so warmly by the owners, the Burkes. Our visit was enhanced by lovely weather, but not even Ireland's usual drizzle could detract from the beautiful scenery of the countryside surrounding the cottage. The view from every window in the house is gorgeous! We were impressed with how quaint and rustic the interior of the cottage is -- with its slate floors, stuccoed walls, and a few furnishings from its pre-Famine days. Although there was a restoration done in 2004, apparently, the cottage has an authenticity that lets you hear the echoes of generations. Despite its rustic charm, there wasn't a dust mite to be seen! Every room is immaculate and we were grateful for the conveniences of a washer and dryer, deep bath tub, very warm water and electricity we didn't have to drop money in a meter for. The town itself was equally cozy and welcoming; the food at Burke's Bar was excellent and the view from its patio out back is breathtaking. And in June the days are so long that we were able to enjoy breakfast at the picnic table out front of the cottage and still have a full day to tour the area. There's Connemara National Park, Coole Park, Kylemore Abbey, Lakes Corrib and Mask, bike riding, hiking, Galway, the Aran Islands, Clifden on the coast -- we could go on and on!! This is just a wonderful spot if you enjoy the quiet and quaintness of a real Irish country experience,coupled with the hospitality of genuinely sweet and thoughtful hosts. Just writing about our visit there makes me miss it all the more. Enjoy!!
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
Shannon Airport - 130 km & Dublin Airport –
Nearest Ferry
250 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Lough Na Fooey, Finny.
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Burke's Bar & Restaurant, Clonbur.
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Ballinrobe
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Burkes Bar & Restaurant, Clonbur.
Car: necessary

The house is situated right at the edge of the Clonbur village in County Galway, surrounded by mountains and lakes.

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Availability & Rates

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Connemara Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jun 28 2014 - Sep 5 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Sep 6 2014 - Dec 19 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€350
 
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Jan 3 2015 - Mar 13 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€350
 
 
St Patrick's Day 2015
Mar 14 2015 - Mar 20 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Mar 21 2015 - Mar 27 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€350
 
 
Easter 2015
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 10 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Mid Season
Apr 11 2015 - Jun 26 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€390
 
 
High Season
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 4 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Sep 5 2015 - Dec 18 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€350
 
 
Christmas 2015
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Jan 2 2016 - Mar 11 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €100
Notes Die Miete beinhaltet Gas, Öl, Holz für den Holzofen, Bettwäsche, usw. Es gibt keine Zusatzkosten.
Wochenendvermietungen in der Nebensaison nur auf Anfrage.
Sicherheitskaution von 150 Euro. - Zahlung per Banküberweisung oder Scheck. Der Restbetrag ist bei der Ankunft fällig.
Schadenskaution von 100 Euro. - bei Ankunft fällig und bei der Abreise zurückerstattbar.
Keine Haustiere erlaubt.
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Amenities

Connemara Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Tiled Stove
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , En suite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Video Games
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Accommodation: This cottage accommodation has been carefully restored to retain the original features, including a thatched roof. The living and dining area has a nice solid furnace in a large stone fireplace and a central oil-fire heating system, which heats the cottage. There are wood floors, exposed beams and traditional country house doors in the entire house. The kitchen is fully equipped with all modern facilities - perfect for family entertainment. The en suite double bedroom has an easy access. In the spacious loft room on the ground floor - there is a family room with a double bed and two single beds.
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