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Old Factory House

Ballinahown near Rossaveel, County Galway (Ref. 927460)


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Mr Griffiths

    “People were lovely, cottage very well presented, only down side was the pub down the road although close walking distance as described is run by the local farmer so can't always rely on the pub being open & not much atmospher.”

The property

Rossaveel 2.7 miles.

This traditional, detached, stone cottage is situated in the heart of Connemara, in the townland of Ballinahown, just under three miles from the village of Rossaveel, County Galway.

This lovely cottage was once a knitting factory dating back to the 1900s with many of the original features still remaining, including a feature fireplace and high ceilings.

Traditionally decorated throughout, this delightful cottage boasts three comfortable bedrooms where you can enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep.

The spacious and bright living and dining area is the perfect space to enjoy a social evening together by the warmth of the fire.

There is also a fitted kitchen which comes well-equipped for all your culinary needs throughout your stay.

To the front of the cottage is a quaint garden with a lawned area, where you can relax with a refreshing drink and marvel at the views of Galway Bay in the distance.

This lovely cottage is located in the townland of Ballinahown, and is just a few miles from the village of Rossaveel.

The entire region of Connemara is famed for its wild, unspoilt scenery, breathtaking coastlines, white sandy beaches, traditional cottages and rustic appearance.

Visitors from busy, built-up areas will adore the peace and serenity of this part of Ireland.

Within easy reach of your doorstep is the vibrant city of Galway, home to traditional Irish pubs, live music, art and culture not to mention the mouth-watering cuisine on offer.

Galway also hosts many festivals each year which simply adds to the magic of the city.

For lovers of the outdoors, why not visit the Connemara National Park or explore Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way?

Other attractions within reasonable reach include the Cliffs of Moher, The Burren and the Aran Islands.

A truly charming cottage where you will experience Ireland at its finest.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x double leading to 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, 2 x basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front and rear lawned gardens with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, traditional thatched pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There is one step into the bathroom, so property may not be suitable for people with mobility issues.

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About the location


Carraroe 4.8 miles; Spiddal 12 miles; Galway 23 miles.

Situated just over 20 miles from Galway city, the small village of Rossaveel has a shop, pub, a restaurant open during the summer, a school and church, along with a port with regular sailings to the Aran Islands. Four miles away is Aer Arann, which is a small airport with daily flights to the Aran Islands, and in the townland of Ballinahown is the home to the headquarters for TG4, Ireland's Irish speaking TV channel. There's plenty of attractions in the area, including Spiddal village, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, Pearse’s Cottage Rosmuc, Galway Bay and the Aran islands. Home to unspoilt landscapes, traditional cottages, stunning seascapes and raw Irish charm, this part of the Emerald Isle is the perfect choice for an Irish escape.

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