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Limestone Cottage

Carron, County Clare (Ref. 957349)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a lovely well equipped comfortable cottage set in a quiet village."

    Cottage is larger than it appears in pictures. We had a lovely week there. For us it was an ideal place for touring the Burren area. Pub which serves very good food few minutes walk away. Be aware that the nearest shop is a few miles away. As there is a good sized fridge and chest freezer in property we stocked up on first day so it wasn't a problem to us.

    Reviewed by SylviaApr 2022

  • "This cottage is a must,definitely worth a visit with family or friends, the cottage has everything you could need,it's so comfortable and spotless clean,Theresa the lady we were speaking with is such a lovely lady and so helpful."

    Can't wait to come back again.

    Reviewed by MartinaJan 2022

  • "Sometimes you see some lovely pictures of holiday cottages and think; ‘it’s too good to be true’."

    The pictures and reality in this case matched up to exactly what it promised. Beautiful. Attention to detail was amazing. Dainty. Amazing location close to everything you’d like to visit. And then Theresa and her sister Christina were just lovely and so accommodating. Don’t hesitate to book if you’re lucky enough to get a vacancy

    Reviewed by CatherineJul 2021

  • "Lovely Cottage and lovely host."

    It has everything you need and is furnished with attention to details. It feels more like a home than a holiday house. I would highly recommend it!

    Reviewed by CarolineSep 2020

  • "Loved this Cottage."

    It had everything we needed. We were out all day, was lovely to come back to in the evening. Clean, comfortable beds, loved the pink towels, have bought pink towels when I arrived home. Loved Mr and Mrs Fox

    Reviewed by BriegeAug 2020

  • "This is a lovely cottage, lovingly maintained by a very welcoming host, in a fine location at the heart of the burren."

    The weather took a bit of a turn during our stay as an Atlantic storm hit the area, with howling winds and torrential rain - this is the west of Ireland after all!.Although this brought a damp chill to the air, the open fire soon made the place cosy again. This cottage was all we hoped for, we really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by DeclanAug 2020

  • "A lovely cottage with all the amenities you need in full working order."

    Sited in the middle of Burren upland close to the major holiday destinations. Recommend walking around the village on way marked paths, visiting Birds of Prey Centre at Allwee cave, boat trip around Cliffs of Moher if you want to see where they filmed the Cave chapter in Harry Potter film. Highlight of the week boat trip on Dolphin watch plus much more from Carriagaholt on loop head. Not so enjoyable Cliffs of Moher from the top as so overcrowded or the local pub Cassidy's. Would recoment this holiday.

    Reviewed by DermotSep 2019

  • "A very good place to visite the area: poulnarbone dolmen, cliffs of moher, galway, the burren national park, the burren parfumery (2 km)."

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    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2019

  • "A lovely, cosy , traditional cottage in the heart of the Burren."

    Reviewed by LesleyJul 2019

  • "This is our second visit and will not be the last."

    Everything perfect, even the absence of wifi, which allows more time to relax, read and enjoy the unique countryside.

    Reviewed by NickMay 2019

  • "A really fun holiday experience!"

    Great cottage with lovely space to relax and enjoy the break away. Really clean and tidy and the owner was very helpful! It is easy to drive to the Cliffs of Moher or Galway and plenty to see. Highly recommend for couples or families!

    Reviewed by PeggyApr 2019

  • "The lovely Limestone cottage was a really good place to stay in, REALLY clean and everything you could need when on holiday."

    The owner Theresa was most welcoming and genuinely friendly. We really enjoyed our stay there.

    Reviewed by GillianSep 2018

  • "The location was amazing and we were so lucky with the weather - 2 hot weeks with no rain."

    the area was quiet with a pub just up the road - perfect! The cottage was central to all the places we wanted to visit.

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2018

  • "This cottage was worth every penny, quaint and old fashioned but completely in keeping with the 'Irish Experience'"

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2018

  • "A wonderfully comfortable cottage for country lovers and close to so many interesting places and walks ."

    .. I've already booked it again!

    Reviewed by NickMay 2018

  • "Das Haus hat wirklich eine tolle Lage, zwar direkt an der Strasse, Verkehr ist eh nicht so viel, dafür aber mittendrin im Burren."

    Die Einkaufsmöglichkeiten sind etwas weiter weg, es gibt einen Pub 200m vom Haus entfernt in dem man auch gut essen kann. Wir haben die Schönheit der Landschaft und die Stille mit Vogelgezwitscher und Muhen der Kühe sehr genossen. Vom Haus aus sind es maximal 30-40 Minuten Autofahrt zu allen Ecken im Burren ( Wanderwege, Archeologische Stätten, Atlantikküste etc) Eine Vielfalt an Wandervorschlägen sind im Haus ausgelegt. Alles in Allem können wir dieses Cottage nur empfehlen, es verschafft einem Muße zur Ruhe und Gelassenheit. P.S. Neben einem offenem Kamin gibt es auch einen super Holz/Kohleofen Elke und Thomas Frankfurt und Düsseldorf

    Reviewed by ElkeMay 2018

  • "A very nice cottage"

    Reviewed by LibossekApr 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, owner very friendly and prompt with communication."

    Loved the cottage location and the simple functional appliances. Great if you want to escape the 21st century and the internet!

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2017

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with child size pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Second sitting room with solid fuel stove.
  • Oil-fired central heating with open fire and solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumbledryer, TV with Freeview, radio, selection of books and games
  • Cot and Highchair available on request
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire and solid fuel stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 7 miles, pub 2 mins walk (open seasonal)
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms.

The property

Limestone Cottage is an attractive period property built from local stone and located in the village of Carron, in the heart of the Burren in County Clare.

Offering comfortable accommodation for 4 plus a child, this is the ideal holiday cottage for a family looking to explore the delights of western Ireland.

There's plenty of accommodation, with not one but two sitting areas, one with an open fire and the other with a solid fuel stove set in a fabulous stone fireplace.

This room also has an original stone floor and exposed beams which give the cottage plenty of rustic charm.

There's also a generously sized and fully equipped kitchen diner.

A cloakroom with WC and basin completes the ground floor accommodation.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one double and one twin with an extra child-size bed, plus a family bathroom with bathtub and overhead shower, WC and washbasin.

With exposed stone floors and wood beams, Limestone Cottage is a charming country cottage.

Outside there's a pretty cottage garden and a terrace area ideal for a drink after a busy day sightseeing.

This is the ideal rural and peaceful spot to relax and unwind.

There's also off road parking for 2 cars.

Nearby Carron has been inhabited since ancient times and is renowned for its megalithic monuments, forts and standing stones.

The village itself has spectacular views over the landscape of the Burren, an area of limestone known for its incredible wild flowers and alpine species.

A pub and restaurant are a few minutes walk and 3 national walking trails are within easy reach.

County Clare is one of the most rugged and spectacular areas of Ireland, known for the astonishing 230m tall Cliffs of Moher as well as the Burren with its castles, caves, dolmens, forts and perfumery.

Ennis is the historic county town filled with boutiques, cafes and restaurants, while Bunratty Castle and the Burren Birds of Prey Centre are both well worth a visit.

With plenty of walking trails, a wealth of history and some incredible flora and fauna, County Clare is a truly unmissable destination.

With so much to see and do on the doorstep, Limestone Cottage is the ideal rural base for a family holiday exploring spectacular western Ireland.

About the location

CARRON, COUNTY CLARE

Lisdoonvarna 13 miles; Ennis 17 miles.

The village of Carron is the only village in the Burren uplands. The name Carron is thought to derive from the Gaelic word Cairn which means 'a mound of stones'. These cairns or stones can be found on each of the mountains in the Burren. In the village there’s a pub, along with wonderful views over the Burren, and in the area there’s three recognised walking routes. Within reach is the spa town of Lisdoonvarna, which is home to the Spa Wells Health Centre, pubs offering traditional Irish music, shops and restaurants. The town of Ennis is also within driving distance with its narrow streets, market square, shops and restaurants. Other attractions of note are the superb Cliffs of Moher and the Burren National Park. Carron is an ideal base for exploring this part of County Clare. Both the nearest beach and Wild Atlantic way are 7 miles away. Further afield it is possible to reach Galway (28 miles) or Dublin (162 miles) and it is only 30 miles to Shannon Airport.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas