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Dolmen Cottage

Carron near Kilfenora, County Clare, (Ref. 3904)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Mrs Cleary

    “A very comfortable well equipped home.”

    Our family had everything we needed. It was great that we could bring our dogs too. Plenty of space for our family of 2 adults, 10 year old and 2 teens. Would highly recommend. Thank you.

    Our family had everything we needed. It was great that we could bring our dogs too. Plenty of space for our family of 2 adults, 10 year old and 2 teens. Would highly recommend. Thank you.

    - Mrs Cleary, August 2020

The property

Kilfenora 5 miles.

Standing alone amidst rolling fields, this lovely, detached cottage sits on the outskirts of the village of Carron, five miles from Kilfenora, County Clare, on the main R480 road.

Light and airy, this single-storey Carron cottage has been restored and renovated to provide high-quality Irish holiday cottage accommodation, ideal for families.

The large, open plan living space in this Carron cottage is great for spending time together, while the fresh, modern bedrooms offer a peaceful retreat.

Across the road from this Carron cottage is the famous Caherconnell Fort; the ancient ring fort is exceptionally well preserved, and offers a visitor centre and popular tea rooms for guests.

30 minutes' drive will take you to the Cliffs of Moher and the beach at Lahinch; with great walking for all abilities, the Cliffs of Moher are ideal for walkers and nature lovers alike, while the seaside resort of Lahinch, with 2km of sandy beach, is perfect for family fun.

Stroll along the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way which is a long distance footpath that runs along the coast, or discover the Burren, with its magnificent countryside and wildlife.

With walking, cycling, golf and horse riding opportunities in the area, and angling available in Corofin, 8 miles away, this Carron cottage is the perfect base for enjoying County Clare, all year round.


  • All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 3), dining area and sitting area with sofa bed
  • Second sitting room with electric woodburner-effect stove and French doors to patio area.
  • Oil central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with free to air channels, DVD, CD, radio
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden to front and rear with patio area and garden furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 3.5 miles
  • Note: Mobile phone reception is limited due to location.

About the location


Burren National Park 1.5 miles; Lisdoonvarna 6 miles; Lahinch 7 miles; Ballyvaughan 10 miles.

The village of Kilfenora in County Clare is located in The Burren region of the county, and benefits from local amenities including Vaughan’s pub and restaurant. Within seven miles of the village are The Burren Perfumery, Ireland's oldest working perfumery and home to a pretty, rose-covered tea room, Caherconnell Stone Fort, an ancient Celtic Ring Fort, Poulnabrone Dolmen, a portal tomb from the Neolithic period and Ailwee Caves, Ireland’s premier show cave. Rich in unusual plant life, The Burren is ideal for nature lovers, while walkers and wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy the Burren National Park. Lisdoonvarna, Ireland's premiere Spa town, and home to the 150 year old Matchmaking Festival, is only a short drive from Kilfenora, and offers pubs, restaurant and lively Irish music, while the seaside resort of Lahinch is only a little further. Lying on the shores of Liscannor Bay, Lahinch offers visitors 2km of sandy beaches and great golfing opportunities, and with surfing, sailing, diving and fishing on offer, there is plenty to keep everybody occupied. Cyclists can enjoy one of the many winding coastal paths, while the Burren Way and Cliffs of Moher provide great terrain for walkers of all abilities.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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