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Orchard House

Knocknagroagh near Ballyvaughan, County Clare (Ref. 920711)

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  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 7

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Seven bedrooms (king-size doubles are zip/link, can be twin on request): 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 3 x family rooms with 1 king-size double and 1 single with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2) and dining area (seats 6)
  • External utility
  • Dining room (seats 16)
  • Sitting room (seats 10)
  • Conservatory (seats 6)
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2 x washing machines, 2 x tumble dryers, dishwasher
  • TV with Saorview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and Highchair available (please bring own bedding for cot).
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden plus rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk.

The property

Ballyvaughan 0.6 miles.

A superb, detached holiday home set in extensive, well-kept grounds amongst spectacular countryside, and within walking distance of the seaside village of Ballyvaughan.

Bright, fresh and modern throughout, this very special property has been beautifully furnished and offers a contemporary design for a reunion to remember with family and friends.

Accessed via a long, private drive, guests will be very impressed upon approaching this excellent property.

Enter into the spacious hall with staircase sweeping up to the first floor.

The owners have thought of everything to ensure this fantastic holiday home offer a very comfortable stay.

Each of the seven bedrooms enjoy their own private bathroom or shower room, offering luxury for every member of your party, and many provide the flexibility of creating king-size double or twin beds on request, plus three of the rooms are family rooms with a king-size double and single bed.

Many also come with charming country views, meaning you can wake in the view of your peaceful, picturesque surroundings.

The spacious and sleek kitchen with occasional dining area provides the hub of this excellent holiday home, where you can create culinary delights before heading to the separate dining room to settle over dinner and discuss the events of the day.

The sitting room enjoys an unusual layout and shape, creating lots of space and plenty of places to sit together, and opens into the dining room on one side.

Beyond the dining room is the separate conservatory with raised ceiling, where you can enjoy a little quiet time and take in the lovely, long-distant views over the garden across the beautiful surrounding greenery.

Outside you’ll find a separate, well-equipped utility room, perfect for storing and drying walking equipment.

There are also large lawned areas wrapping around the property, where you can settle with a picnic or let the little ones stretch their legs.

On sunny days, take a seat on the garden furniture and treat yourself to an alfresco drink, or head into Ballyvaughan for the evening and enjoy the handful of welcoming restaurants and local inns.

Take a walk along the coast or spend the day on the sweeping shore at Bishop's Quarter Beach.

The spectacular Aillwee Caves are just a few miles from the property and a must visit whilst staying in the area, and there are plenty of beautiful walks to enjoy across The Burren within an easy drive, along with cycling, rock climbing and an array of watersports to try.

Galway City can be reached in just over an hour’s drive, perfect for a day trip where you’re sure to enjoy its beautiful architecture, museums and galleries, with the local pubs ringing with live, traditional music.

Return to this excellent holiday property at the close of a busy day; whatever you’re planning, Orchard House is the perfect choice.


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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Hill

    “Very well appointed accommodation.”

    Kitchen also has virtually anything we wanted. Has a table that accommodates everyone. Good grounds for children to play in. Bring your own barbecue.

    Kitchen also has virtually anything we wanted. Has a table that accommodates everyone. Good grounds for children to play in. Bring your own barbecue.

    - Mr Hill, July 2018

About the location


Burren National Park 13 miles; Cliffs of Moher 18 miles; Galway City 31 miles.

The village of Ballyvaughan on the shores of Galway Bay is situated in the Burren, County Clare. Historically, Ballyvaughan was a fishing and farming village, but today visitors are drawn to the village for hillwalking and cycling. Ballyvaughan has a farmers’ market, gift shops, traditional inns and restaurants, plus many events take place each year, including classic car rallys. The beach at Bishopsquarter is close by and boasts sailing and wind surfing. The area around the village has beautiful flora and fauna, many kinds of orchids, and a variety of wildlife. Within driving distance is the city of Galway, the Poulnabrone Dolmen burial tomb, the stunning Cliffs of Moher and the breathtaking Burren National Park. There is plenty to see and do at any time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter