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Restored Stone Barn on Farm on Wild Atlantic Way, close to sea and beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 en-suite barn sleeps 2-4 with rural and mountain views

Teach na mBo is in a beautiful part of the Connemara National Park? The Wild Atlantic Way runs down our small lane to our local pier where we have one of the best views out to the Aran Islands and the cliffs of Moher.

Our traditional, 2 bedroom cottage, situated on our small working farm, combines the traditional cosiness of a thick-walled stone cottage with all the requirements of modern home living - including WiFi. PLEASE NOTE THIS PROPERTY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 5.

The main living area is open-plan with wooden floors, beams and a turf-burning stove which gives off the tantalising smell of Connemara. Turf (peat) is provided. Patio doors open out onto the small paved walkway to the house and give views of the shared garden and out towards fields bounded by the traditional stone walls found in this part of Ireland.

The main living space also includes a dining table seating four. Our fully equipped, contemporary kitchen area has granite worktops and the integrated appliances you would expect from a home of this quality, including hob, fan- oven, microwave, and dishwasher. A comfortable sofa, chairs and lovely soft furnishings complete the look. A small flat-screen TV is provided with satellite freeview channels, Irish channels and a dvd/blueray player.

The wooden floor is carried through to Bedroom 1, which has a traditional cast-iron framed, Kingsize bed with hotel quality mattress, topper and all bedding. There are plenty of built-in wardrobes and a hotel-style tiled, large en-suite with bath and large, separate shower.

Bedroom 2 is accessed via a flight of steep stone steps down to a twin room - again with high quality soft furnishings and bedding. This room also has a hotel-style, tiled en-suite shower room.

There is also a US-style laundry cupboard housing a new washing machine and separate condenser dryer.

Outside there is a dedicated parking space and extra parking in the shared farm yard - access to a garden, a small paved area, a BBQ and outside eating space with table and chairs.

We have aimed to provide a home-from-home and you are welcome to help yourself to anything else you might need from our garage which contains a shared table tennis table. If available you can borrow stuff for the beach - chairs, portable BBQ, fishing nets for rock-pooling - just help yourself.

At a glance:

Sleeps 4 adults in comfort

2 large bedrooms 2 en-suite

Not suitable for children under 5.

Hob, fan oven, dishwasher, washing machine, condenser dryer, freeview TV, DVD player

Top quality bedding and house and beach towels included.

More Details

Owner
janet conneely
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Amenities

Inverin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • modern hotel-style, newly tiled, with white bathroom suites, large shower enclosures and with luxury towels provided
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • spacious, roomy bedrooms with extremely comfortable beds, ample cupboard space for hanging clothes each with an ensuite bathroom. There are steep stone steps down to bedroom 2 making it unsuitable for small children and the elderly.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

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Restored Stone Barn on Farm on Wild Atlantic Way, close to sea and beach
average rating of 4.893617 based on 47 reviews
4

Tastefully and thoughtfully restored.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was very comfortable and clean. We were a couple however it is spacious enough for 4 people. It is a quiet location near a beach. It wasn't beach weather and we were not in the Connemara to swim as we are from Australia. The cottage was fully equipped with modern appliances. There is a 'Costcutter' supermarket at the end of the road which adequately supplied our needs. Overall it was a very pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful cosy cottage in a superb location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is delightful and I would recommend it to anyone. Janet and Michael were onlymthere for a day of our visit but it was lovely to meet them. We had wonderful walks to the deserted beach and a few trips out especially in the evening to the delightful local pubs to,listen to the music.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A perfect base for exploring the west of Ireland

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in this cottage for a too-short 6 day visit in blustery march weather. It was miserable outside but so comfortable and cosy in the cottage, and with rain gear on full display we trekked about and had a great visit - it would be even more wonderful in nice weather! There are a month's worth of activities to pursue, from history to hiking to swimming to pubbing to scenery-gaping, plus the full slate of activities Galway city has to offer. I would love to come back some June for a longer stay; this place is a gem.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The weather .... the only thing we can't fix so we have made the cottage warm and welcoming to come back to - even in the winter.
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5

Great cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely appointed cottage in a stunning area.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A beautifully presented cottage making a perfect place to explore from.

  • 5 of 5

Janet and Michael have a wonderful property to base yourself and explore a beautiful part of Ireland. Your relaxing vacation begins even before arrival as their communication is great and ensures you have easy to follow arrival info (A car is recommended) Along with this is a comprehensive pack for planning days out that they've actually experienced, days that they've yet to do. Restaurants, 'teach tábhairne' (practice with google translation :-) you are inn Irish speaking part of the island) and shops. Having this information beforehand allows you to start planning your stay early.

Janet and Michael were away during our stay, but Bernie is nearby and although everything is modern and well presented, we had a very minor issue and once mentioned to Bernie, was rectified immediately. Thank you Bernie.

The living accommodation has more than enough space for 2 couples which we had for our stay and the kitchen and equipment, perfectly equipped. The log burner for traditional turf is not only wonderful to relax by, but efficient too.

Janet and Michael's hospitality also extends outside with the sharing of their outdoor games and equipment, a nice addition.

Thank you again for sharing your property.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property, attentive house manager

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary from 2-9 Nov 2016 at Teach na mBo. For us the cottage and the location were perfect. Janet provides plenty of information for planning local outings and the countryside of the region makes for wonderfully scenic drives in the west of Galway. If the owners are away you are well cared for by their local rep, a lovely lady named Bernie.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
117 Kilometres
Shannon
Nearest Ferry
251 Kilometres
dublin
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
several courses
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
spiddal
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
ballynahown
Car: necessary

On The Wild Atlantic Way, Teach na mBo (House of the Cow) is a recently restored cottage on a small farm - suitable for family and adult group vacation rentals. Great for weekend breaks with handluggage only - everything on site. Plenty to do, see and experience. The house is 10 minutes walk to the sea with a scenic view of the Aran Islands and the cliffs of Moher. It is an easy walk to a beautiful, sandy beach with safe swimming in Galway Bay. Local small supermarket just 10 minutes walk in the other direction and two pubs within a 20 minute walk.

Spiddal with its craft centre, restaurants, and bars with traditional live music is 10 minutes drive away.

GALWAY is 30 minutes drive. This is the heart of Irish culture and the most traditional city in Ireland. Traditional coloured buildings house its restaurants, lively pubs,bars and clubs, theatres, live music and great craic! Galway hosts many festivals during the year from Race Week, the Film Fleadh, the Guinness and Oyster, to the magical the Arts Festival. Great promenade for walking at Salthill and the diving platform into the sea at high tide is an experience not to be missed..

FOR GOLFERS many courses easily accessed in a day including Galway Bay and Championship courses at Oranmore and Ballyconneely. Many other courses at Barna and the best kept secret course (9 hole) The Connemara Isles. We are happy to advise.

FLY FISHING - local lake 3 minutes walk. We are within 40 minutes drive of Lough Corrib one of the world's premier fly fishing lakes. SEA FISHING - plenty of piers and boat charters available for fishing locally.

TOURING AND SIGHTSEEING - Ideal base for exploring beautiful beaches, mountains and Connemara. scenic drives through Connemara - the A59 features in Top Gear's Top 100 Drives in the World. The Burren is a good day trip. Take a boat to the Aran Islands - 10 minutes to the Ferry - and see the Celtic fort at Dun Aengus. Go horseriding on the beach.

MUST SEE - Coral Beach, Kylemore Abbey, Clifden, Hooker Racing at Kinvarra if you are there for the festival. Coffee and cake in Goyas, Galway. Spiddal Craft Centre, Trad on the Prom at the Galway Hotel, Inismore - Aran Islands, Walk up Maumeen, diving platform Salthill, Coral Beach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $234.55

Cancellation within 8 weeks of start we will retain your deposit.
within 6-8 weekswe will retain 30% of payment
within 4-6 weeks we will retain 50% of payment
within 4 weeks we will retain all of payment
We will try to rearrange if you need to change your plans but recommend that you take out your own holiday insurance cover.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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