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Spacious Period Home, Galway Centre a few minutes away: Full House Rental Only

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house

Overview

About the property

Galway County House, Sleeps up to 15. Full House Rental Only. No Single Rooms

Banba Manor House Galway VRBO and Home Away

www.banbahouse.com ... Seasonal priced apply, please ask for quote

Galway Main St 12 - 15 mins

Trains / Buses 3 mins from the house to platform and stops

Galway Express Bus runs all day, only one stop into Galway

Trains Dublin and Galway, we are on the main lines

Airports Dublin 2 hrs. Shannon 40 mins. Knock 45 minutes Apple Inc. plant 2 miles .

Transfers Airport and Station transfers 24 / 7

Highways North-South and East-West highways. 2 km

Historic Athenry 1100 A D. Athenry Castle, you can see it from here

Restaurants 3 mins walk from Banba.

Pubs 3 mins walk from Banba.

Supermarket 2 mins walk from Banba.

Schools 2 mins walk from Banba

Doctors surgery 1 mins walk from Banba

Churches 3 mins walk from Banba

Music Traditional music-Galway every week.

Arrival Buffet Ask for detail, just arrive at Banba and enjoy.

Banba House, Galway Main St, 12 - 15 mins.

Banba House c.1890, 3000 sq ft historic home, 5 owners ever

Banba House Secluded, private, secure, cosy and warm.

Large corner lot Lush mature gardens, majestic Chestnut, Irish lime,

Located on a smart, traditional, quiet, tree-lined street, literally just a three-minute walk to local pubs, restaurants, and shopping.

We are renting and selling at a later date.

Your home away from home. Groups of 13 - 15 peopel can stay from 29 pppn during the off season.

Reviews - trip advisor reviews on Banba and also Ray the owner.

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Published Review Sept 17...

"Spacious Period Home,” Galway Centre a few minutes away:

A dream vacation! ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

A group of 8 family members made the long-awaited trip to Ireland. Ray helped to make this the most memorable experience ever! Banba House was perfect for our needs and close to Galway as well. Ray arranged a number of tours for us with drivers who went out of their way to accommodate everything we wanted to do. We even went to the pubs in Galway when Ray played and had a blast. He was the ultimate host and the house was amazing...I would go back in a second (and hope to at some point)!

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More Details

Owner
raymcgrogan@gmail.com
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About raymcgrogan@gmail.com

Full House Rental Only. See www.banbahouse.com. Airport transfers / Scenic Tours up to 24 people.

5* Home in Historic Galway Village Suburb.

You don't need a car when you stay at Banba House. Banba reviews are on the web. Executive tours fleet .

We are selling end of 2020 as a going concern.

Banba House comfort and security.

Seasonal prices apply.

Galway Main Street and shopping centres 12 - 15 mins.

Trains and Buses are 3 mins from the house.

Airports..Dublin 2 hrs.Shannon 40 mins..Knock 45 minutes Apple Inc. plant is 2 miles .

Highways, north-south and east-west highways. 2 miles

We have trains to both Dublin and Galway and the express bus to Galway runs day and until 2.30 am at the weekends. All just 2 mins from the house.

Galway express runs all day, only one stop into Galway.

You dont hear the trains at Banba House.

The Historic village of Athenry, it's beautiful.

Restaurants and local pubs are 3 mins walk from Banba.

Bus stop to the main large supermarket is beside the house.

Schools are 2 mins walk from the house.

Doctors surgery is one minute from the house.

Local smaller shop/store, 1 min walk.

Churches are 3 mins walk from the house.

Banba House, built in 1890, this 3000 square foot historic home that has been recently renovated to the highest standards. Beautiful comfortable warm and cosy home.

Banba commands a large corner lot, is secluded and private and abounds with lush mature shrubs and majestic Chestnut, Irish lime, with other broadleaf and conifer trees. Located on a smart, traditional, quiet, tree-lined street, literally just a three-minute walk to local pubs, restaurants, and shopping.

We are rentaing and selling at a later date.

Home away from home at Banba House.

Reviews on trip advisor on both Banba and Ray the owner.

express bus to Galway runs day and until 2.30 am at the weekends. All just 2 mins from the house.

Galway express runs all day, only one stop into Galway.

You dont hear the trains at Banba House.

The Historic villag

raymcgrogan@gmail.com purchased this chateau / country house in 2000

Why raymcgrogan@gmail.com chose Galway

Banba House called to me, a delicate old girl with class and distinction and fabulous ease of access to Galway city only a few minutes away and no parking problems and no drink/drive issues with buses and trains and privet transport available running every hour, and 'till 2.30 am at weekends. Athenry is a very beautiful historic village with attractive narrow streets and magnificent fully-restored castle. Dublin ( 2 hrs)and Shannon airport one hour. Rail link is just two minutes walk to the platform. Several golf courses within 20 minutes and very good local town course. It's a wonderful laid-back place to chill out and let your hair down.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Long and short term rentals. An artists \ writers musicians winter retreat. Art studio available by arrangement....See our reviews on tip advisor

Large private exclusive and very safe residential area.

It's so handy to Galway and with the train to Dublin and Shannon just two minutes walk away, why rent a car until you get here, the car hire companies will collect you or deliver if you ask. You can't hear the train, but it's out there, first class service is available on most trains.

Amenities

Galway Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Vanity in two other bedrooms.
  • We also have sinks in bedrooms. Pleanty of hot watre and good big comfortable bathrooms throughout.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Two double beds and sink and vanity in room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Detached Unit - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Cottage with two reception, 1 double bed and one single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Master with Sink and vanity in room.Sofa bed,+ 2 fold downs.
  • Beds layout.. Bedroom 1 Double and single bed. Also double fold down and two single fold downs and exta single pull out. Bedroom 2 ...............2 x doubles Bedroom 3 ................double Bedroom 4 .................. single Bedroom 5 .................. 3 x single and one fold down. Extra fold down and pull out beds available. Double beds 1700 mm wide, Single beds 900 wide...all sizes aprox.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Oil fired Central heating is included in the rental charge for your night time comfort and hot water. Full 24/7 heating is available on request by arrangement Electricity is included in the rental charge *****I also have a separate cottage for rental****** Entrance hallway and wc with shower. Television room 5m x 3.5m.... Large sunroom 8m x 5m. Fully fitted kitchen. 5m x 4m One very large master bedroom 5m x 5 m with walk in dressing room and en suite, one single bed for sleeping in sunroom with seperate ensuite, cottage suitable for 3 persons. Long and short term rentals.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
4

Une situation de choix à la porte de Galway

  • 4 of 5

The place was really comfortable, quiet & well furnished...we quickly felt like at home. A large car park. Only 5 mn from Joyce's supermarket and 2 mn from local store (open at 7:00 am for bread !) just round the corner...5mn to Motorway, leading to Galway (30mn) & Dublin (2 hour to airport)...only 5 mn walk to the station...all together a wonderful situation ! Looking forwards to go back for new adventures...

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh La la. Merci mille fois or mille mercis de Banba. Banba Manor House Galway, you don’t need a car to get here !! Galway Main St 12 - 15 mins. Trains / Buses 2 mins from the house. Galway Express Bus runs all day, only one stop into Galway and until 2.30 am at weekends. Trains Dublin and Galway, we are on the main lines. Station is just a stroll away. Airports Dublin 2 hrs. Shannon 40 mins. Knock 45 minutes . Apple Inc. plant is 2 miles . Transfers Airport and Station transfers 24 / 7 Highways North-South and East-West highways. 2 km. Historic Athenry 1100 A D, it's beautiful. Visit our fully restored Athenry Castle. Restaurants 3 mins walk from Banba. Pubs 3 mins walk from Banba. Supermarket 2 mins walk from Banba. Schools 2 mins walk from Banba Doctors surgery 1 mins walk from Banba Churches 3 mins walk from Banba Music Ray plays Irish Traditional music in Galway every week. Arrival Buffet Ask for detail. Amazing food for your arrival. Banba House, Galway Main St 12 - 15 mins. c. 1890, this 3000 sq ft historic home. Private secure cosy and warm. Large corner lot, lush mature gardens,majestic Chestnut, Irish lime, with other broadleaf and conifer trees. Located on a smart, traditional, quiet, tree-lined street, literally just a three-minute walk to local pubs, restaurants, and shopping. We are rentaing and selling at a later date. Home away from home. Reviews on trip advisor on Banba and also Ray the owner. ———————————————----------- Review 2017... "Spacious Period Home,” Galway Centre a few minutes away: A dream vacation! ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ A large family group made the long-awaited trip to Ireland. Ray helped to make this the most memorable experience ever! Banba House was perfect for our needs and close to Galway as well. Ray arranged a number of tours for us with drivers who went out of their way to accommodate everything we wanted to do. We even went to the pubs in Galway when Ray played and had a blast. He was the ultimate host and the house was amazing...I would go back in a second (and hope to at some point)!
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5

A dream vacation!

  • 5 of 5

A group of 8 family members made the long-awaited trip to Ireland. Ray helped to make this the most memorable experience ever! Banba House was perfect for our needs and close to Galway as well. Ray arranged a number of tours for us with drivers who went out of their way to accommodate everything we wanted to do. We even went to the pubs in Galway when Ray played and had a blast. He was the ultimate host and the house was amazing...I would go back in a second (and hope to at some point)!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI, USA
5

Family Graduation Trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Athenry at the Banba House. Fabulous location within walking distance of grocery, restaurants and pubs. Whisper quiet train took us quickly into Galway whenever we wanted more excitement. J.Glynn's Pub in Athenry was one of our favorite pubs with it's cozy fire and pleasant owner.

It was so nice to arrive to a warm welcome and lovely meal. Ray was warm, helpful and made sure we had everything we needed. We even caught his live, musical performance at one of the famous Galway pubs.

We hope to be able to return soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ......thanks so much for your very gracious review,it was my pleasure to welcome you and your family to Banba House, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. regards Ray.
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4

Valintines get together

  • 4 of 5

Banba House, we will always remember our time at this wonderful location in Galway Ireland. The owner had a complementary lunch prepared for us on arrival after our long trip and it just made us feel so welcome. We took the train from Dublin and walked 150 yards to the house and used the train to go into the city centre, a ten minute trip. great location , great people, very confortable and peaceful pleasent situation. We will be back.. Rodger, Marie Mahoney and family.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laughlin, Nevada
5

Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of seven rented Banba House last summer and we had a fantastic time! I’m actually on this site now to rebook it for this year and decided to write a recommendation that is long overdue.

To begin with the location is fabulous. Although you wouldn’t know it because it’s so quiet, it’s literally right across the street from the train station with trains that take you to Galway in about 10 minutes, Dublin in about 2 hours, or any charming town along the way if you’re interested in touring more of the country on day trips. Banba House is also just a couple minutes walk to the center of historic Athenry with pubs and shopping. Athenry even has its own castle that is open for tourists!

The home itself is wonderful. The house has high ceilings, gorgeous bay windows, gleaming wooden floors in the dining room, plush warm carpeting throughout the rest of the house, and beautiful fireplaces. The rooms are bright and spacious. There are 2 1/2 baths, all very large and modern. The gourmet kitchen is incredible - I became a better cook just by standing in it! The bedrooms are all very big and comfortable, each with its own sink and vanity.

The house was absolutely perfect for our large group. We saved a huge amount of money by not staying in a hotel and eating out for every meal. In addition, we could be together when we wanted but there was enough space that everyone could have privacy, if desired. One rainy day we all stayed in, played cards by the fireplace, watched movies, and made a wonderful dinner - very cozy! And a nice break to recharge from being a tourist!

The owner, Ray, is a charming man who made us feel very welcome. He left us the house “Bible,” which included directions to popular tourist destinations, train schedules, lists of stores for shopping, instructions for the house, etc. He even loaned us Irish cell phones for our stay! One perk that I’ll always remember is a meal ready and waiting for us when we arrived – talk about Irish hospitality! This was something very much appreciated after a long international flight. Ray was not on site but always just a phone call away if we needed anything or if we had questions.

One recommendation I have is to reserve this property early. There are so many large events happening in the Galway area..sailboat and horse races; music, art and food festivals; etc that Banba House tends to be booked very much in advance.

Have a wonderful stay at Banba House - a beautiful "home away from home!"

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Banba House

  • 5 of 5

Banba House is just a couple of minutes away from Athenry Castle. We were four couples in Galway for an extended stay. the house was perfect, warm comfortable and its of space to roam around and have a quiet moment when required.

The owner put up an amazing reception for us and had fresh hot food on arrival to help us settle after out long journey. We had hired car but only used it a few times as we took the train which is only a couple of minutes away to Galway and Dublin and limerick.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Shannon 40 minutes and Dublin 2 hrs
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Dans Bar Athenry.3 mins... Village has 17 more
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Aran Islands..Doolin Ferry... Dublin Cork Belfast
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
5 Golf Courses within 10 miles and local 3 miles
Nearest Train
1 Metres
2 mins walk Dublin Line - Galway Line and Limerick
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Galway Dublin - Galway Killarney 2 miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
3 mins walk...Many local good eateries 250 yards
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Oranmore and Salthill Spiddal Barna Connemara
Car: not necessary

Galway Main Street and shopping centres 12 - 15 mins.

Trains and Buses are 3 mins from the house.

Airports..Dublin 2 hrs.Shannon 40 mins..Knock 45 minutes Apple Inc. plant is 2 miles .

Highways, north-south and east-west highways. 2 miles

We have trains to both Dublin and Galway and the express bus to Galway runs day and until 2.30 am at the weekends. All just 2 mins from the house.

Galway express runs all day, only one stop into Galway.

You dont hear the trains at Banba House.

The Historic village of Athenry, it's beautiful.

Restaurants and local pubs are 3 mins walk from Banba.

Bus stop to the main large supermarket is beside the house.

Schools are 2 mins walk from the house.

Doctors surgery is one minute from the house.

Local smaller shop/store, 1 min walk.

Churches are 3 mins walk from the house.

Banba House, built in 1890, this 3000 square foot historic home that has been recently renovated to the highest standards. Beautiful comfortable warm and cosy home.

Banba commands a large corner lot, is secluded and private and abounds with lush mature shrubs and majestic Chestnut, Irish lime, with other broadleaf and conifer trees. Located on a smart, traditional, quiet, tree-lined street, literally just a three-minute walk to local pubs, restaurants, and shopping.

We are rentaing and selling at a later date.

Home away from home at Banba House.

Reviews on trip advisor on both Banba and Ray the owner.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Groups of 13 - 15 people can stay off season for 29 pppn .

I will send you payment detail directly to you.
Banba Manor House Galway
Galway Main St 12 - 15 mins.
Trains / Buses 2 mins from the house.
Galway Express Bus runs all day, only one stop into Galway and until 2.30 am at weekends.
Trains Dublin and Galway, we are on the main lines. Station is just a stroll away.
Airports Dublin

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.