Tigh Mhicil Thomáis

Gowla near Cashel, County Galway (Ref. 10259)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • A FlipKey verified reviewer
    September 2013
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    “Stunning Place”
    We loved the remote location of the cottage and its coziness. It's well equipped with all mod cons, well able to cater for couples or families. Ideal getaway.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

Cashel 2.5 miles. A fantastic detached property with sea views, located in the rural townland of Gowla just 2.5 miles from the coastal village of Cashel, County Galway.

Situated in the rugged and naturally beautiful region of Connemara, directly on the route of the scenic Wild Atlantic Way, this cottage is rich in character with many of the rooms boasting thick stone walls and exposed beams.

Three comfortable bedrooms offer quality accommodation while the well-equipped kitchen and separate dining area in this Connemara cottage make mealtimes a breeze.

An enclosed sun-trap patio area to the rear of this Connemara cottage offers peace of mind for parents while also providing the opportunity for a family barbecue, a spot of alfresco dining or simply to indulge in a glass of wine or two.

Take in the sea views or relax in front of a roaring fire in your Connemara cottage at the end of a day spent exploring the area, renowned for its excellent walking and cycling.

Alternatively, if you prefer a livelier end to the evening, why not make the short journey into the popular town of Clifden or the picturesque fishing village of Roundstone to enjoy the local hospitality and traditional music on offer?

Whether you are looking for somewhere to relax and get away from it all, or for a base to explore the amazing West of Ireland, this Connemara cottage has got it all.


Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with basin, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2nd freezer in external building, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, DVDs and games
  • Oil included in rent Apr - Sept inclusive, €20 supplement payable to owner Oct - March inclusive
  • Electricity and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles.

About the location


Roundstone 8 miles; Carna 10 miles; Clifden 13 miles.

The village of Cashel in County Galway is situated on Cashel Bay at the head of Bertraghboy Bay and derives its name from the Irish word Caiseal, which refers to the circular stone fort whose remains lie on the slope of a mountain about half a mile north-east of the village. Cashel lies on the Atlantic coast, west of Galway City and southeast of Clifden and the area is home to a number of hotels, bars and restaurants and is renowned for its fishing. Horse riding is available in the area and Ballyconnelly championship golf course is just 20 miles away. Roundstone fishing village and the village of Recess are close by; whilst walkers will delight in the Connemara National Park is just a short drive to the north.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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