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Skellig Ard

Clonbur, County Galway (Ref. 904454)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Off road parking
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    Ground floor bedroom
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    Open fire
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    Garden / Patio
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    Cot available
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    Highchair available
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    Pub/shop < 1 mile
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    Washing machine
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    Broadband / WiFi


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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Cassidy

    “House a little dated some of the beds very uncomfortable although I must say ...”

    House a little dated some of the beds very uncomfortable although I must say they were clean

    House a little dated some of the beds very uncomfortable although I must say they were clean House generally needs an update especially the furnishings and curtains and bathrooms There are things that could be made available such as a mop and bucket for the floors as I had to purchase floor wipes to clean the floors downstairs to keep them clean On the plus side the house is close to the town and for touring I personally would not return

    - Mrs Cassidy, August 2020

The property

A beautiful detached cottage located on a quiet estate close to the centre of Clonbur, Connemara, County Galway.

Offering quality accommodation, this cottage in Clonbur is furnished to a high standard throughout and will delight any member in a group of friends or family.

This Clonbur cottage features five spacious bedrooms including a twin room on the ground floor making it suitable for a variety of holidaymakers.

Guests will love relaxing in the cosy sitting room whilst the roaring fire provides a cosy environment, and the quaint garden and patio area also offer a perfect place to unwind on fine days whilst the children play in safety.

The village of Clonbur offers many shops and pubs where a warm and friendly welcome is assured; relax with a pint of the black stuff before enjoying some delicious local food, and round the evening off with a session of traditional Irish music!

Lough Mask and Lough Corrib lie either side of this delightful village and provide superb fishing facilities, and boat and rod hire are available locally.

Explore the glorious countryside from the saddle or take a guided walk to learn about the history of the surrounding landscape; the Connemara National Park, with its rising peaks and sweeping valleys, is right on the doorstep and offers a rugged wilderness that will linger long in the memory.

Further afield, there are many destinations within an hour's drive making Clonbur an excellent touring location.

Visit the characteristic cobbled streets of Galway City, peruse the boutique shops in Clifden or conquer the mighty Croagh Patrick mountain before exploring Westport and Clew Bay.

A wonderful Irish cottage at any time of year.

Note: This property is 650 metres from Ref. 904455, together they sleep 15.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x double, 3 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 8)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading
  • Starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk

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About the location


Cong 3.5 miles; Galway City 29.5 miles.

The traditional village of Clonbur is located between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib in County Galway. Offering a small selection of shops and pubs, it retains a distinctly Irish feel with its own unique character and charm. There are a number of places of interest to the visitor in the surrounding area, including Ross Hill Abbey, Ballykine Castle and Lough Coolin. For walkers and hikers, the imposing Mount Gable offers one of Ireland’s most scenic mountain walks, with the trail beginning less than 2 miles from Clonbur. The nearby village of Cong is well worth a visit and is famed as the setting for the John Wayne movie, ‘The Quiet Man’. It is also home to Ashford Castle with its magnificent architecture, fine dining and sprawling golf course. Loughs Corrib and Mask are world-renowned for trout and salmon fishing and boats and guides are available locally. Clonbur makes an ideal base for exploring other attractions in the area such as Galway City, the Connemara National Park and Clew Bay to the north.

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