Brand new home (completed August 2009) nestled in Caher River valley in Fanore village. Wheelchair accessible so fine for seniors. Furnished 3 bedrooms, including master with large en-suite bathroom. Remaining bathroom has full/power shower and bathtub. Spectacular views all around. Wonderful location for mountain or trail hiking. Large garden recently planted with wildflowers. Moher flag patio plus wraparound driveway. 75-minute drive to Galway City or Shannon airport. Aran islands visible from golden beach only 1.5 mile away. Wetsuits and surf equipment available at beach during summer. World famous Ailwee and Doolin caves nearby. Golfers - Lahinch 30 minutes away. Doolin & Cliffs of Moher only 20-30 minutes away. Pitch pine floors throughout. Solar panels. 32' flat screen TV in family room with satellite coverage (including BBC). House sleeps 6. (NEW AS OF OCTOBER 2010 = SATELLITE BROADBAND ACCESS NOW AVAILABLE)
World Class Golf: Lahinch Golf Club: Lahinch is undoubtedly one of the world's classic links. 20 miles (32 km). Doonbeg Golf Club: Doonbeg is designed to be the ultimate golf experience. Designed by Greg Norman. 37 miles (59 kms). Ballybunion Golf Club: Located in County Kerry, and easily accessible via the Shannon Car Ferry to Kerry, Ballybunion is one of the historic and most demanding of Irish links. 64 miles from Ballyvaughan. Galway Bay & Country Club: 24 miles (38 km.) Spanish Point Golf Club. 28 miles(45 km) Kilkee Golf Club. Gort Golf Club. Ennis Golf Club.
Just a hacker? Head to Doolin for a terrific par-3 course right out on a peninsula overlooking Cliffs of Moher. Great value for only 5 euro a person!
Explore the Burren + new restaurant opens: There's a great horse riding stables about 10-15 minutes away in Lisdoonvarna. Our daughter goes over there when the weather is nice and gets great service from the owner, Peter. Check out this listing on TripAdvisor:
Here are a few other links that may appeal:
Surf school at Fanore Beach (5 minutes away) = http://www.surfschool.tv/
Ballyvaughan (10 minutes away; great Italian restaurant + lots of shops & pubs) = http://www.ballyvaughanireland.com/
Ailwee Cave (25 minutes away) = http://www.aillweecave.ie/
Doolin Cave ( 15 minutes away) = http://www.doolincave.ie/
Cliffs of Moher (25 minutes away) = http://www.cliffsofmoher.ie/
fanore - new restaurant opens: New restaurant in Fanore - Vasco is a new café & restaurant that has recently opened in Fanore in the west Burren. An all-day restaurant with a large sea-view terrace, Vasco offers breakfast, coffees and cakes as well as a Mediterranean-style lunch and dinner menu.