Bidsie Bricke's

Carrigaholt, County Clare (Ref. 24062)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This stone-built, end-terrace cottage is situated just a stone's throw from the harbour in the heart of Carrigaholt in County Clare. With original features throughout, this charming Carrigaholt cottage was once a restaurant and pub and has been transformed to provide contemporary but traditional accommodation for friends and families wishing to discover the beautiful sights that Clare has to offer. This cottage in Carrigaholt has three bedrooms, two with original stone feature walls which exude the character of this cottage. The spacious fitted kitchen has everything you need to display your culinary skills while the kids chill out in the sitting area with sliding doors to the rear patio and garden. After dinner, you can retire to the sitting room and absorb the history of this cottage with its shutter windows, stone walls and feature fireplace with multi-fuel stove. Step out of the front door of this cottage in Carrigaholt and you are in the heart of the village and within walking distance of all amenities, whilst to the rear you can relax in the tranquil garden. Well known for its fishing harbour, Carrigaholt also has a shop and several pubs where a warm Irish welcome can always be found. There is also a beach nearby where you can enjoy swimming and maybe some dolphin watching if you are lucky! Within a short drive is Loop Head which offers breathtaking coastal scenery. The seaside town of Kilkee is also nearby and has a fantastic range of pubs and restaurants all offering excellent seafood dishes. This cottage in Carrigaholt is the perfect character retreat for your Clare getaway.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and comfy seating. Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove included in rent Apr to Oct ,€30 supplement payable directly to owner Nov - Mar inclusive. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available. Roadside parking outside for 3 cars. Lawned garden and patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub and harbour 2 mins walk. Note: The property is next to the harbour, children must be supervised.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

CARRIGAHOLT, COUNTY CLARE

Kilkee 7 miles; Kilrush 15 miles.

The small, picturesque fishing village of Carrigaholt is located at the mouth of the Moyarta river, which flows into the River Shannon estuary, in County Clare. The village features a ruined castle and offers a shop and a handful of pubs and restaurants. There is also a beach, which is ideal for swimming, along with sea fishing opportunities and boat trips for dolphin watching. A short drive takes you to the charming seaside town of Kilkee, which overlooks a mile-long horseshoe bay, with a safe and sandy Blue Flag beach, and is reputed to be the safest bathing place in Ireland. Kilkee is home to the Kilkee Surf School, popular Waterworld with its range of indoor water attractions, an 18-hole championship golf course, a host of lively pubs and bars and a selection of restaurants serving the local speciality, seafood. The Loop Head Peninsula is a popular birdwatching and cycling area and walkers will be in awe of the fantastic, scenic cliffs in Kilkee, while the town is also the starting point for the Loop Head Drive along the rugged Atlantic coastline, which offers breathtaking coastal views.