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Gleston Cottage

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Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "Our stay at Gleston cottage was fabulous."

    The children loved the garden especially the football pitch. The bedrooms are big and are all ensuite which was great. The house had everything we needed and lots more. I would recommend this property to anyone staying in the area or looking to explore west Clare. The hodt was very helpful when we needed anything.

    Thank you Annemarie Im delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay while ye visited west Clare. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne-marie5.0Aug 2022

  • "We have just returned from a lovely week in the cottage."

    Host was friendly and helpful. House was beautiful with lovely grounds and facilities.

    Thank you Rachel, glad you enjoyed your stay, ye were blessed with the weather. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Aug 2022

  • "Very happy with our stay."

    House had everything we needed and convenient to shops and tourist attractions. Owners are very welcoming and helpful, we would definitely use again.

    Youd be welcome back anytime Joanne. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0May 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    Rooms are excellent and land lady also very nice person

    Glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pradeep5.0Dec 2021

  • "Excellent property-particularly for a large family holiday."

    Superbly equipped, spacious and very comfortable. Nicely located in the middle of a bustling Clare village with good access to the larger towns of Kilrush, Kilkee, Miltown Malbay and Ennis. Great village facilities particularly the brand new children's playground and the handy Centra Sores and Post Office immediately opposite. Lovely helpful owners. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Oct 2021

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  • Four bedrooms: 2 x doubles with TVs and en-suite showers, basins, heated towel rails and WCs, 1 x family room (2 x double, 1 x single) with TV and en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor family room (1 x double, 1 x single) with TV and en-suite bath, walk-in shower, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Dining room with electric fire
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating with electric fire and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 5 x TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Garden patio with furniture and barbecue
  • Large grass area with goalposts
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles

The property

Gleston Cottage is a well-appointed, family-friendly cottage resting in the peaceful village of Kilmihil, County Clare.

Offering a beautiful garden and spacious living quarters, this charming dwelling is ideal for a group getaway to the Irish countryside, while still being within easy reach of local amenities.

Arriving at the property, off-road parking invites you to park the car and step into your home away from home for the trip.

An open-plan living space welcomes the whole group with all the amenities you may need for a fantastic self-catered stay within the kitchen, dining and sitting areas.

Allow the chef of the group to get creative in the kitchen and concoct tasty meals on the electric oven and hob that the group can enjoy at the dining table.

The cottage also hosts another dining room with an electric stove, perfect for catching up with your family over an evening meal.

To relax, sink into the sofa and armchairs to watch TV for the evening, or perhaps break away from the group to indulge in a quiet afternoon of reading in the conservatory while admiring the well-kept garden.

When the evening draws to a close, take advantage of the en-suite bedrooms, each of which have TVs, ensuring there are plenty of ways to keep you entertained during your stay.

The ground floor hosts a family bedroom home to a double and a single, along with storage to unpack your belongings.

Climbing the stairs, the first floor is home to two double bedrooms, one of which has a large walk-in wardrobe, and another family room sleeping five guests among two double beds and one single.

Outside, there is plenty of space for the little ones to play in the multilevel garden; you will find a patio with a barbecue and dining seating, along with additional chairs so you can dine al fresco in the warmer months, along with a large lawn on the upper level with goal posts so you can unleash your competitive side.

While staying at the cottage, you will find plenty of attractions and activities within easy reach, along with a handful of takeaways should you not feel like cooking.

Give the chef of your group a break from the cooking and head out to eat; Morrisseys Seafood Bar and Grill is a scenic drive away and offers a delicious, fresh seafood menu within a picture-perfect setting, or perhaps indulge in some pub grub at The Igoe Inn Bar & Restaurant.

Immerse yourself into the culture of the area and take a visit to Killone Abbey to discover the ruins of a once-prominent place of worship.

Enjoy an afternoon of strolling through the delightful Vandeleur Walled Garden, taking in the elegantly-kept grounds before stopping for a bite to eat at their Woodland Bistro.

Further afield you can visit the dramatic Cliffs of Moher, which has been adapted to provide safe footpaths along the rugged Clare coastlines, along with a visitor centre and unbeatable views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing retreat or a homely base, Gleston Cottage is a wonderful choice year round.

About the location


Kilrush 10 miles; Killimer 12 miles; Kilkee 17 miles; Ennis 18 miles; Shannon Airport 30 miles.

Kilmihil is a pretty village located in the west of County Clare and is renowned for its Holy Shrine, attracting many pilgrims due to its blessed water. It is the perfect location if you are looking for a quiet base for your holiday whilst still being within easy reach of all of the popular attractions in County Clare. The pretty coastal town of Kilkee can be easily reached in a short drive and has a sandy beach, great surfing and a fantastic leisure centre open year round. There are a number of other coastal villages to be discovered in the area, each with their own unique character and charm, and the world famous Cliffs of Moher are well worth a visit. Golfers will find a number of world class courses throughout the county and there are ample opportunities for fishing and watersports. County Kerry can be easily reached using the convenient ferry service from the nearby village of Killimer, with a further wealth of opportunities for fabulous days out.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas