Bun an Cnoic

Carrowmanagh near Dunmore, County Galway (Ref. 10746)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Rating

    

  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Dunmore 3 miles. This detached bungalow is set in the hamlet of Carrowmanagh close to the town of Dunmore in County Galway. Bun an Cnoic translates as 'bottom of the hill' and has been decorated and furnished in a traditional style to provide welcoming accommodation. This Dunmore cottage has a lovely sitting room with warming open fire, where you can sit and relax after a busy day exploring the area, plus the well-equipped kitchen with dining area has a cosy solid fuel stove and offers views of the garden. There are three bright and airy bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities, and the bathroom has a freestanding claw-footed bath making this Dunmore cottage ideal for families and friends. The lawned garden is ideal for alfreso dining whilst enjoying the trickling of the stream, and is the perfect spot to appreciate the rural views. Dunmore town is only three miles away and boasts an original fort, stone castle, an abbey, large supermarket, pubs, restaurants and a golf course, plus the Dunmore Festival which takes place during the first week in August. For those who wish to experience the Irish countryside, there is wonderful walking and cycling nearby, and the hills and forests in Cloonfed are also close by. Just ten miles away is the town of Tuam, which has theatres, several supermarkets, pubs and restaurants. Further afield is popular Galway City, making this a terrific Dunmore cottage at whatever time of year you decide to stay.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with freestanding claw-footed bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 4) and solid fuel stove. Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room and solid fuel stove in kitchen. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, TV, DVD, selection of books. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 5 cars. Front lawned garden with stream and furniture, side patio. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles. Note: There is an unfenced stream in the garden.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

DUNMORE, COUNTY GALWAY

Tuam 10 miles; Galway 30 miles.

Dunmore town lies 10 miles north east of Tuam, boasting an original fort and a stone castle whose four storeys, towers and wide windows date back to the early 17th Century. On the Eastern side of the town stand the impressive ruins of an Augustian Abbey. The town’s Demesne Golf Club is a 9 hole parkland course designed by highly respected golf- course architect Eddie Hackett. The Dunmore festival is in late July - early August, when the town hosts pub events, children's fancy dress, pavement art, walking, bicycle and car treasure hunts, so there is plenty of fun for all the family! The nearby town of Tuam is best known as a centre of church affairs, and has two cathedrals. The area has lots to offer, from beautiful countryside to great pubs with traditional music and great restaurants offering varied types of cuisine. You are ideally placed for touring Galway and Mayo. Spectacular sunsets are a feature here, and nature lovers will enjoy birdwatching and walking. The cosmopolitan delights of Galway city are 30 miles away and with Connemara and Lough Mask offering scenic days out, your stay here can encompass all that Ireland has to offer.