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Aras Iosgan

Carraroe, County Galway (Ref. 928646)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mr O'brien
    April 2017
    “Got great weather. House was ...”
    Got great weather. House was great. 2 picnic tables outside worked a treat for the week. Ate outside all the time.
    Got great weather. House was great. 2 picnic tables outside worked a treat for the week. Ate outside all the time. We had a lovely holiday

Features

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

The property

This spacious, family-friendly bungalow lies just a stone’s throw from the village of Carraroe, an Irish speaking village, in the heart of south Connemara in County Galway.

This detached cottage is in an ideal location for exploring this lovely part of Ireland, offering holidaymakers a true slice of Irish living.

Boasting a variety of bedrooms throughout to cater for many party types, this delightful cottage has been lovingly decorated and tastefully finished.

There is a large kitchen and dining area, fully-equipped for all your culinary needs, so you can enjoy delicious meals with friends and family.

After a day exploring the raw beauty that is Connemara, you can curl up in front of a roaring fire in the cosy sitting room.

To the front of the cottage, lie glorious views of the bay and a lawned garden where the children can play safely.

Carraroe is home to a well-stocked local supermarket and deli, along with a selection of traditional pubs where you can truly immerse yourself in Irish culture, with a spot of live music and a crash course in the local language!

Carraroe is nestled between two bays, Casla Bay and Greatman’s Bay and is well-known for its traditional Irish fishing boats known as Galway Hookers.

The surrounding islands, Lettermore, Lettermullen and Gorumna offer peaceful, unspoilt scenery to enjoy whether on foot or by bike.

The entire region is a haven of untouched rugged beauty with sheltered coves, deserted sandy beaches and wild nature, so why not hop on your bike and see what makes this part of Ireland so attractive to visitors?

You will be sure to meet some local Connemara ponies along the way!

Further afield, and well worth a visit, are the cobbled streets of Galway, Kylemore Abbey and Gardens and the Connemara National Park.

For a true Irish experience, this spacious cottage will not disappoint!

Accommodation

All ground floor. Five bedrooms: 2 x king-size double, 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Dining room (seats 6). Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power charged via meter reading, first €30 inc. in rent
  • Starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

About the location

CARRAROE, COUNTY GALWAY

Galway 27 miles; Clifden 37 miles.

Carraroe is a small village situated close to the coast within the Connemara region on the western tip of County Galway, and offers a selection of shops and pubs. Within easy reach is the vibrant and friendly city of Galway, which boasts a variety of bars, restaurants and shops, along with a colourful nightlife, while popular Clifden is also within driving distance and is often referred to as 'the capital of Connemara'. Boasting colourful events and festivals, which are held throughout the year, Clifden also offers a superb range of pubs, shops and eateries. Take a trip to the wonderfully scenic Connemara National Park, which is home to rugged mountains, woodland, lakes and an array of wildlife, including the famous Connemara Pony or enjoy a boat trip to the historic Aran Islands and experience their unique landscape and traditional Irish culture.

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