The Humble Daisy

Woodford, County Galway (Ref. 30577)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Mrs Chadwick

    “Cosy Autumn Hideaway!”

    ...

    Tucked down a little country lane we found The Humble Daisy, a haven of warmth and charm! Tired and weary after a long drive, we were met by the owner, Mary Rose, who welcomed us inside to a crackling log fire and a bottle of wine ! Bliss! The thatched cottage has been beautifully and lovingly restored by the owners to an exceptional high standard. The bedrooms are very spacious, the kitchen open and airy with all amenities (loved the Nespresso machine for morning coffee!). The living room has been kept in the tradition style, white curved walls and wood burning fire. Little details like scented candle, flowers, books and DVD’s added a special touch. Our dogs, Twiggy & Castro loved their daily walks 2 minutes down the lane, past the donkeys! to the Lough, or in the owners fields behind the Cottage. When we did tear ourselves away, we visited Portumna Castle and the Irish Workhouse Centre, both highly recommend, and took a trip to nearby Terryglass for a leisurely lunch in the Derg Inn. But most evenings we could not wait to get back and curl up, with our dogs and a good book by the log fire. Mary Rose, Oliver, Louis and Ella were so warm, welcoming and friendly, and could not have been more helpful. Thank you for a wonderful stress free week, we will return!

The property

Woodford 6 miles.

This stunning, thatched detached cottage, dating back to the 18th century and boasting some wonderful original features, is situated adjacent to the owner's home, just 100 yards from Lough Derg, 6 miles from the picturesque village of Woodford and 10 miles from Portumna in County Galway.

Lovingly restored by the owner to a very high standard, this wonderful Woodford cottage is nestled in a quiet hamlet at the bottom of a winding country lane.

Combining its traditional character with modern features, this beautiful cottage offers a bright and airy kitchen with dining area, with double doors leading out to the private rear patio; step out here in the mornings with a cup of coffee and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this lovely countryside location.

Walk out of the kitchen through the original hall, into the original parlour with its exposed walls and warm woodburner; perfect to relax in front of, watching the TV or curled up with a good book.

There are two double en-suite bedrooms downstairs, and one even features the owner’s grandmother’s piano.

Upstairs from the parlour is a spacious mezzanine level with a table and chairs to relax by the window and enjoy the views, a bathroom and a twin bedroom.

A short stroll from your Woodford cottage leads you onto the majestic Lough Derg where you can take the owner’s rowing boat out for a romantic picnic, enjoy a spot of fishing, or simply relax.

Alternatively, the more energetic can go cycling or walking to explore the local area.

Your lovely Woodford cottage is close to many activities including golf, horse riding, walking and watersports, and attractions such as Portumna Castle, Portumna Forest Park, Birr Castle and the cultural city of Galway, also within easy distance.

Whatever you choose to do, this truly unique Woodford cottage is perfect to make some wonderful life-long memories.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with feature piano and en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor 5ft double with en-suite with shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Mezzanine sitting area
  • Parlour with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front lawned garden, private rear patio with furniture plus private access to a field
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: Rowing boats are available by private arrangement with owner
  • Note: Property may be suitable for accompanied disabled, please contact office for more details
  • Note: Check-in 4pm.

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About the location

WOODFORD, COUNTY GALWAY

Portumna 11 miles; Loughrea 12 miles.

A quiet welcoming village, within easy reach of the beautiful Lough Derg and surrounded by enchanting woodland and rolling emerald countryside. Set close to the border of County Clare, Woodford has a good selection of amenities housed amongst pretty, pastel coloured buildings, as well as a well-equipped playground. Just an hour's drive from Galway City, Woodford provides a peaceful base from which to discover the beautiful west of Ireland. Great fishing can be sought on the lovely Lough Derg, less than a mile from the village, plus wonderful walks lead in every direction. Take a day trip to the Slieve Aughty Mountains, enjoy an afternoon of golf at one of the two nearby courses or discover the heritage of this beautiful area at the imposing Portumna Castle and Gardens. A holiday here isn’t complete without a trip to Galway. Just an hour's drive away, the city is a vibrant, exciting place boasting comedy clubs, theatres and night clubs for your evening’s entertainment. It also is home to festivals, museums and countless cafes, shops and restaurants, all set beside a beautiful, rugged coastline.

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