This lovely detached cottage provides a fantastic base, just outside the centre of Carrigaholt in County Clare.
With the bedrooms split across the ground and first floor, the accommodation will suit a variety of friendship and family groups looking to stay along the western Irish coast.
From the entrance hall, the comfortable and homely sitting room is to the right.
With cosy seating and an electric fire, this is a pleasant room to relax in at the end of the day.
At the back of the cottage is a well-equipped open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and seating so the chef of the group can have some company while preparing an evening meal.
On warmer days you can open the patio doors and let the outdoors in to enjoy the Irish air.
On the ground floor are four of the five bedrooms, including a double with an en-suite shower room.
There is also a separate ground floor bathroom, ideal for soaking aching feet after spending the day walking.
Upstairs is a double bedroom and a second bathroom with a bath and a separate shower.
Outside, the large lawned garden with a patio area provides a fantastic space for children to play and the views include glimpses of the sea over the tree line.
The fishing village of Carrigaholt is surrounded by countryside and offers guests a tranquil base.
There is a choice of pubs, a restaurant, a takeaway and a shop, and the fishing pier is a lovely place to watch the boats coming and going.
The Loop Head Peninsula provides a variety of attractions for days out including the Loop Head Lighthouse and there are stunning views available as you travel the area.
This cottage has so much to offer and is such an ideal base you will find yourself needing to return.
Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x first floor double, 1 x ground floor adult bunk, 1 x ground floor triple bunk (double below, single on top). First floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 6) and sitting area (seats 3) with open fire. Utility. Sitting room (seats 6) with electric fire.
About the location
CARRIGAHOLT, COUNTY CLARE
Kilkee 7 miles; Kilrush 15 miles.
The small, picturesque fishing village of Carrigaholt is located at the mouth of the Moyarta river, which flows into the River Shannon estuary, in County Clare. The village features a ruined castle and offers a shop and a handful of pubs, a restaurant and a takeaway. There is also a beach, which is ideal for swimming, along with sea fishing opportunities and boat trips for dolphin watching. A short drive takes you to the charming seaside town of Kilkee, which overlooks a mile-long horseshoe bay, with a safe and sandy Blue Flag beach, and is reputed to be the safest bathing place in Ireland. Kilkee is home to the Kilkee Surf School, popular Waterworld with its range of indoor water attractions, an 18-hole championship golf course, a host of lively pubs and bars and a selection of restaurants serving the local speciality, seafood. The Loop Head Peninsula is a popular birdwatching and cycling area and walkers will be in awe of the fantastic, scenic cliffs in Kilkee, while the town is also the starting point for the Loop Head Drive along the rugged Atlantic coastline, which offers breathtaking coastal views.