17 Bruach na Mara

Carna, County Galway (Ref. 18724)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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    “merveilleuse location”

    que ce soit le confort de la location, son emplacement, la disponibilité de la propriétaire et ses conseils judicieux, le charme absolu de la région....tout a contribué à ce que notre séjour de 2 semaines soit une expérience inoubliable

    que ce soit le confort de la location, son emplacement, la disponibilité de la propriétaire et ses conseils judicieux, le charme absolu de la région....tout a contribué à ce que notre séjour de 2 semaines soit une expérience inoubliable


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

Located in a small development in the village of Carna, County Galway is this modern holiday property.

Stylishly furnished and presented to a high standard, the spacious sitting room at this Carna cottage enjoys access onto a sunny patio and lawned rear garden with a relaxing swing chair, perfect for a cold drink on a hot day.

The ground floor en-suite bedroom offers convenient sleeping accommodation for older or less able guests, while the upstairs bedrooms comfortably sleep the rest of the party.

Within walking distance of the local amenities of the village, including a well-stocked supermarket, church, pubs and hotel offering evening meals, this Carna cottage is a wonderful base for a family holiday in the west of Ireland.

This Carna cottage is ideally placed to explore the Connemara region, with Roundstone, Ballyconnelly, the Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, Letterfrack and the beautiful Renvyle Peninsula all well worth a visit.

Clifden with its quirky and fashionable shops and restaurants is a 35 minute drive away, plus the picturesque Leenane and buzzing Westport are worthwhile day trips.

Likewise, the lively and cultural city of Galway is just over an hour's drive away and with its restaurants, museums and quality shopping it represents an excellent day out.

With a selection of beautiful, secluded beaches in the area to choose from, each with crystal clear water, this wonderful Carna cottage is a fantastic base for your Irish, self-catering holiday.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor double with additional folding bed and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and swing chair
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Beach 2 miles.

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About the location


Clifden 23 miles; Galway 49 miles.

The small, quiet village of Carna in the heart of the Irish-speaking area of Connemara Gaeltacht, is set on the shores of Galway Bay, overlooking Galway Harbour, in the scenic region of Connemara. Carna is noted for its traditional Irish music and singing, and music sessions are held weekly in the local pubs and hotel. For walkers, runners, cyclists and hillwalkers, the area provides opportunities unrivalled for their tranquillity and scenery. The quiet roads leading to Mweenish Island and the local coves are ideal for family cycling. Lying off the coast of Carna is St. MacDara's Island, a site of pilgrimage and mass held on 16th July each year. The famous sailing crafts, the 'Galway Hookers' were made in Carna, as well as a small boat called the Currach, and the area is well known for the skilled boat-makers who crafted them. There are still some working examples of the 'Galway Hooker' moored at Mweenish Island and Cashel Bay and 'hooker' regattas are held throughout July and August. It is also possible to book a day trip on a local 'hooker'. There is great fishing in the area with many working piers providing an ideal place for lobster, crab and mackerel fishing, while Connemara National Park, home to the famous Connemara Pony and Kylemore Abbey are both within easy reach, providing great days out for all the family.

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