A delightful, little detached cottage situated next to the owner’s home on the edge of the marina on the outskirts of Kilrush in County Clare.
A wonderful property for a couple looking for a romantic break away, where you can walk down from the front garden to the water’s edge and watch the boats glide by.
Bright and airy and all on the ground floor, with an en-suite bedroom in one half and an open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area in the other, you will have all the basics close to hand to get your Irish getaway off to a great start.
Rustle up a quick breakfast and a couple of packed lunches before heading out for the day and discovering what the surrounding area has to offer.
On your way back why not stop in at a local shop, grab some choice ingredients and then prepare a tasty dinner that the two of you can enjoy over a nice glass of wine while discussing the highlights of the day.
Sit out in one of the two small sun rooms with a good book or why not go out to the garden with a picnic and enjoy the cool summer’s breeze?
Kilrush has plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants, for you to try out where you can experience the local culture, and listen to some good Irish music.
Explore the surrounding area and visit the likes of Kilkee and Doonbeg, home to the Trump International Golf Links.
Drive along the world famous Wild Atlantic Way and stop in at one of the route’s highlights, the stunning Cliffs of Moher which are a must see when in the area.
A great coastal cottage and a perfect base for you to start your adventure.
All ground floor. One double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area. Utility. Two sun rooms.
About the location
KILRUSH, COUNTY CLARE
Kilkee 9 miles; Ennis 29 miles; Shannon Airport 40 miles.
The coastal town of Kilrush is located near the mouth of the River Shannon in the south-west of County Clare. An historic town, one of the listed Heritage Towns of Ireland, Kilrush was once an important Shannon port and is today home to a modern Marina and Heritage Centre. Take a boat trip from the marina and explore the lovely waters of the Shannon Estuary, with its many picturesque riverside towns and villages and resident population of bottle-nosed dolphins! Enjoy a drive along the Wild Atlantic Way, the longest defined coastal touring route in the world, which goes through Kilrush. Alternatively, take a ferry to nearby Scattery Island, a 6th century monastic island featuring the ruins of several churches and a unique 10th century round tower. Kilrush offers supermarkets, traditional pubs, restaurants and an excellent 18 hole golf course, and golfers will also enjoy the Greg Norman designed golf links at the Trump international Golf Course, Doonbeg, which is within easy reach. Just 9 miles away is the seaside resort of Kilkee, which boasts a horse-shoe bay, 18-hole golf course, restaurants, pubs, cafes and good walking routes, and is the starting point for the Loop Head Drive along the rugged Atlantic coastline, offering wonderful coastal scenery. All the sights along the West Coast of Clare - Lahinch, the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region - as well as the town on Ennis, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and the numerous other attractions are all in easy driving distance. If you feel the need to travel further afield, Shannon Ferry is just minutes away enabling you to explore the neighbouring counties of Limerick and Kerry.