The Bungalow

Kilchreest near Loughrea, County Galway (Ref. 27241)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Sleeps

    11

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Kilchreest 2 miles. A comfortable detached dormer cottage located in a rural area, next to the owner's property and just two miles from the village of Kilchreest and close to the beautiful lakeside town of Loughrea in County Galway. This bright and airy dormer bungalow near Loughrea offers quality accommodation for families and friends, set in the heart of Ireland's beautiful County Galway and with some views of nearby Cloghan Castle. With a variety of accommodation including a fitted kitchen with dining area and a pool table that the young at heart will adore, as well as an inviting sitting room with open fire, this Kilchreest cottage makes for a special and sociable place to spend your holiday. This rural cottage near Loughrea has four lovely bedrooms and provides a comfortable base for guests, with one of the ground floor bedrooms benefiting from a convenient wet room. To the front of this Kilchreest dormer cottage you will find a lawned garden where the children can play, and to the rear is a gravelled area, which captures the sun perfectly throughout the day. Coole Park and Gardens is just a short drive from your cottage near Kilchreest and offers visitors excellent woodland walks, clearly marked and all of which lead back to the walled garden where the famous tree signed by W. B. Yeats can be seen. The nearby town of Loughrea sits on the banks of Lough Rea and is home to an array of attractions and sights which include Loughrea Cathedral, a 15th century town gate and the Clonfert Diocese Museum, which houses a fine collection of important artefacts. The town has a strong traditional music scene, which can be enjoyed in the numerous friendly pubs that line the streets. Lough Rea offers excellent fishing opportunities, so why not bring a picnic and your fishing kit and relax on its banks on a sunny afternoon? Guests can visit the fascinating landscape of the Burren and take in the breathtaking views of the Atlantic from the Cliffs of Moher. There are many popular destinations within easy reach of your Kilchreest cottage, including enjoying surfing at Lahinch Beach, visiting the nearby Aillwee Cave or taking a trip to the lively city of Galway with its many superb restaurants, live music, galleries and friendly locals. A quality dormer cottage near Kilchreest, in a delightful rural location.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 2 x ground floor double (one with wet room with shower, basin and WC), 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double, 1 single and children's bunks. Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 6). Utility. Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Front lawned garden and rear gravel area with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: The cottage is accessed via an external step. Note: Max. 9 adults.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

KILCHREEST, COUNTY GALWAY

Loughrea 4 miles; Galway 22 miles.

Kilchreest is a lovely village in County Galway and benefits from a local pub serving food and a local convenience store. Kilchreest was an important area for agriculture, trade and craft industries during the 19th century. Today visitors to the area can visit the beautiful Cloghan Castle which can be seen just outside of the village. There is also the Woodville Walled Garden which is set alongside a museum outlining the fascinating history of the Woodville home and the integral part the garden played, providing the house with flowers, fruit and vegetables. The nearby town of Loughrea is a fantastic family destination, with a free children’s park, tennis courts and an angling club, the town also benefits from a purpose-built walking area and the Long Point recreation area which is perfect for picnics, barbecues, soaking up the sun and swimming. Loughrea also features three golf clubs, a pet farm with an indoor/outdoor recreation area and cafe and also a horse riding museum dedicated to the Connemara Pony. This is a fantastic area, with so much to offer all visitors.