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Cosy And Spacious Apartment

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Village Center

This stylish one bedroom first floor studio apartment is situated in the heart of Kinvarra village forty minutes from Galway City on the edge of the Burren National Park. It is romantic , modern, quirky and deceptively spacious with a mezzanine double bed, closet kitchen with hob cooker and a combi oven grill, free internet access and a courtyard terrace which overlooks the village. A short stroll takes you down to the harbour and a visit to Dunquaire Castle. There is a choice of bistro's and pubs with regular traditional music sessions and a fabulous farmers market every Friday. This is a perfect escape from the city and ideal base for touring Galway and Clare

Shop 50 yards. Pub. Restaurant 176 yards. Beach 1 mile.

GF: lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room. FF: mezzanine with double.

Electricity and oil central heating included, storage heaters, linen and towels included, oil-fired stove, TV, dvd player, fridge with small ice box, freeview, internet access, deck chairs, welcome pack, patio area, garden furniture, bbq, on street parking. Pets welcome.

More Details

Owner
Sayre Shallow
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

Amenities

Dungory West Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , sink
  • Small but efficient bathroom/shower. Plenty of towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The bed is on a mezzanine. It is a queen size for 2 people. There is a small wardrobe. Comfortable and cozy. There is a skylight over the bed so you can get to know the crows!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Cosy And Spacious Apartment
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 22 reviews
5

Wonderful little spot in a great little town!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved this little place! It is very warm and inviting. It honestly has everything a couple would need available. Plus, there's a great little porch in back that is a great spot to enjoy an evening whiskey/wine and cigar! It makes a great base of operations for exploring the area. When not out exploring, there are several great little places to visit in town.

Sayre and Uma are very easy to get in touch with if you have questions. When Uma met with us to give us the keys she was sure to point out where the cafes and pubs in town were. And Foxes is right next door and has great breakfast! (I highly recommend the "Fat White" breakfast sandwich!)

One last thing, if you're letting some of the previous negative reviews potentially sway your decision, let me set the record straight:

-The unit does have a washer/dryer. Talk to Uma and she'll square you away, you'll just need to grab some laundry detergent.

-The place is located on the town's main road so there is obviously going to be some traffic. It really didn't impact us because we were out and about enjoying the country and local hospitality during the morning/afternoon. We really didn't notice much traffic during the evenings and I'm a very light sleeper if that tells you anything.

- There's nothing wrong with the furnishings that we saw. Everything was very comfortable.

If you're looking for a comfortable, dry place to lay your head at an incredibly reasonable cost, then this is definitely a place that needs to be considered. We are already planning our next Ireland trip and will most certainly include this place in our itinerary.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Justin! For defending us ! We will be upgrading now that winter is setting in and the village is calmer. We certainly look forward to your return anytime. All the best, Sayre
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5

Most definitely will return

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for your hospitality during a challenging weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Light,bright and convenient flat

  • 4 of 5

Compact and cosy flat in a lovely village. Everything was as described . The traffic noise can take a bit of getting used to . This would not be appropriate for anyone with limited mobility as the stairs to the sleeping area are steep and twisting. As the bed is in the roof space on one side is very limited especially if you are tall.

We very much enjoyed out stay and would return if we were in the area again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment and the village on Kinvara. We would go back and stay longer in a heartbeat. The location on the apartment is in walking distance to every inch of the village and we can't say enough positive things about this place.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! Welcome back anytime.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
5

Lovely Place!

  • 5 of 5

The property was in the perfect location to venture about. It was comfortable, beautiful and the host was incredibly kind and attentive.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Euless, Texas
5

Very nice and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The location was great for touring western Ireland. Uma was great, lots of good ideas on what to do and where to find them. The town was small and very easy to get around. Great pubs and resturants.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THanks David, I am happy everything was ok for you. Yes Uma is quite knowledgeable on the area!
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Map

The Burren Region
"The most wonderful place to walk and explore.Unique moonscape with Dolmans, holy wells, and ..."
Nearest Airport
62 Kilometres
Shannon
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Connelly's
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gort
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
foxe's of Kinvara
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Traught
Car: necessary

There are many small pubs where you can hear some of the best traditional music in Ireland.

You can have your pick of restaurants and cafe's . It is a bustling little village.

View the Burren mountains and drive the Wild Atlantic Way. There are plenty of walks to take . It is an extraordinary part of the country!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.