Radharc an Oilean

Maam, County Galway (Ref. 27842)

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Cottage features

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

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Maam 2 miles. A cosy, detached cottage set next to a working farm overlooking Lough Corrib, near the tranquil hamlet of Maam in County Galway. This home-away-from-home cottage near Maam offers comfortable accommodation for families and groups of outdoor enthusiasts wishing to discover Galway and all that the region has to offer. This well-presented Maam cottage comprises four bedrooms, a fitted kitchen and dining area with stunning views of the lake and the castle that nestles on the island in the centre, and an inviting sitting room with open fire, so even on those chilly nights you can curl up in front of a roaring fire and get lost in your favourite book. Panoramic lake views and glorious morning sunshine can be enjoyed from the garden bench outside this cottage near Maam. The quiet hamlet of Maam has a friendly pub and a well-stocked shop for all your everyday needs. The area is a paradise for walkers, cyclists and hikers, with many excellent routes all over the region. The area also plays host to fantastic water activities, so why not take a cruise through Killary Harbour, which boasts some of the most breathtaking views and sights? The towns of Oughterard and Clifden are only a short distance from your Maam cottage and ooze personality and culture along with pubs, eateries and a friendly warm welcome. Why not visit the stunning Ashford Castle in Cong where you can take a tour of the ancient building and its beautiful gardens and grounds? Guests to this Maam cottage can also roam the cobbled streets of Galway city, wining and dining in its superb restaurants and delightful traditional pubs. Whether it is a peaceful relaxing break or an action-packed getaway, there is something for everyone to be experienced and enjoyed at this Maam cottage.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Separate basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 6). Utility. Sitting room with open fire (seats 6).

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Cot and highchair on request. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Shed for storage (12' x 6'). Front lawned garden with benches. Sorry, no pets. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: The driveway does not have a gate and leads onto main road, children to be supervised at all times. Note: There is one step up into the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MAAM, COUNTY GALWAY

Clifden 26 miles; Galway City 32 miles.

The hamlet of Maam is located in the heart of the part of Connemara known as Joyce Country, near the base of the Maamturk Mountain range, where the Bealanabrack River flows into Lough Corrib. Maam has a welcoming local shop and pub and features a scattering of dwellings typical of this area of Galway. This location is ideal for walkers and hikers to explore the rugged landscape, or why not get on your bike for a different perspective? Nearby attractions include Kylemore Abbey and Ashford Castle, while the town of Clifden is just a short drive away, home to a fantastic range of pubs, shops and eateries and holding a variety of colourful festivals and events throughout the year. With Westport and Galway City also within easy driving distance, and with numerous activities available in the region such as water sports, golf and horse riding, this is a great location for discovering County Galway.