Kilrush 4.7 miles.
This lovely semi-detached cottage is next to the owner’s home just outside the village of Killimer near Kilrush in County Clare.
The cottage provides a fantastic touring base for a family or group of friends looking to see as much of the west coast as possible as Killimer is the home of Shannon Ferries which link counties Clare and Kerry.
To the front of the property is a sitting room with an electric fire to keep the chills at bay in the evenings while you put your feet up in front of the TV.
The traditional country kitchen is to the rear of the property and has a dining area and a solid fuel stove, perfect for preparing a delicious home-cooked meal or putting a picnic together before heading off to explore the area.
Upstairs are two cosy bedrooms which will leave you well-rested before the next day’s adventures.
Outside there is a good sized lawned garden to the front and a patio with furniture to the rear where you can enjoy the fresh Irish air and watch the ferries as they come in and out of the harbour.
Set on the Shannon Estuary there are many picturesque villages to explore and you may catch sight of a bottle-nosed dolphin!
To fully appreciate the scenery, why not drive the Wild Atlantic Way which passes through Kilrush and discover the stunning landscapes which are nearby?
If you are feeling more adventurous you could take a boat trip and see the land from a different viewpoint.
This delightful cottage is sure to provide a holiday that will live long in your memories.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4) and solid fuel stove. Sitting room with electric fire.
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 the Trump international Golf Course, Doonbeg, which is 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. All the sights along the West Coast of Clare - Lahinch, the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region - as well as the town on Ennis, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and the numerous other attractions are all in easy driving distance. If you feel the need to travel further afield, Shannon Ferry is just minutes away enabling you to explore the neighbouring counties of Limerick and Kerry.