Katie's Cottage

Cranny, County Clare (Ref. 25179)

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Cottage features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Kilrush 12 miles. A pretty, detached cottage in the small rural hamlet of Cranny 12 miles from Kilrush, County Clare. Sitting next to the welcoming owner's home, this traditional County Clare cottage offers a lovely retreat for families and friends. With a homely atmosphere, this Cranny cottage has three charming bedrooms, two on the ground floor, along with a shower room. The kitchen with dining area presents the perfect sociable spot for gathering, and the sitting room with open fire provides a wonderful space for relaxing after a day spent exploring. To the front of this cottage in Cranny is a garden with well-maintained lawns fringed by pretty flowerbeds; here you can enjoy the fresh countryside landscapes and delight in an afternoon's alfresco feast. The quiet hamlet of Cranny sits just a short drive from the coastal town of Kilrush, a listed Heritage Town offering boat trips along the River Shannon, if you're lucky you might catch a glimpse of the resident bottlenose dolphins frolicking in the water! A golf course takes pride of place with sweeping views across the sea and there are numerous pubs, restaurants and shops to sample. The quaint nearby village of Doonbeg hosts music festivals throughout the year and with several stunning beaches close by, you will find something to suit everyone in this fantastic region. The Irish Times named the Loop Head Peninsula in West Clare as the "Best Place to Holiday in Ireland" in 2013 so you can be sure to have a fantastic holiday in this stunning area. Whether you want to put on your dancing shoes or simply spend some quiet time by the shore, this charming Clare cottage is sure to delight.

Accommodation

Mostly ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x first floor double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 5). Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking. Lawned front garden with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 8 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

KILRUSH, COUNTY CLARE

Kilkee 9 miles; Ennis 29 miles; Shannon Airport 40 miles.

The coastal town of Kilrush is located near the mouth of the River Shannon in the south-west of County Clare. An historic town, one of the listed Heritage Towns of Ireland, Kilrush was once an important Shannon port and is today home to a modern Marina and Heritage Centre. Take a boat trip from the marina and explore the lovely waters of the Shannon Estuary, with its many picturesque riverside towns and villages and resident population of bottle-nosed dolphins! Enjoy a drive along the Wild Atlantic Way, the longest defined coastal touring route in the world, which goes through Kilrush. Alternatively, take a ferry to nearby Scattery Island, a 6th century monastic island featuring the ruins of several churches and a unique 10th century round tower. Kilrush offers supermarkets, traditional pubs, restaurants and an excellent 18 hole golf course, and golfers will also enjoy the Greg Norman designed golf links at Doonbeg, within easy reach. Just 9 miles away is the seaside resort of Kilkee, which boasts a horse-shoe bay, 18-hole golf course, restaurants, pubs, cafes and good walking routes, and is the starting point for the Loop Head Drive along the rugged Atlantic coastline, offering wonderful coastal scenery.