River View

Kilcolgan near Galway, County Galway (Ref. 26554)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

The property

Kilcolgan 1.8 miles.

A quaint, detached cottage situated on the banks of the Kilcolgan River in County Galway.

Prettily decorated, this adorable, thatched cottage near Kilcolgan rests in an idyllic setting, boasting charming views of the surrounding countryside, and offering a tranquil getaway for families and friends.

There are two cosy bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities, and a spacious open plan living area with an original stone inglenook housing a warming oil-fired stove.

To the front of this cottage near Kilcolgan is a patio where you can enjoy some alfresco dining, and the lawned garden at the rear offers a wonderful sun trap and heart-warming country views.

This Galway cottage rests on the flood plains of the River Kilcolgan, and provides riverside walks or a place to have a splash!

The friendly village of Kilcolgan is home to two lively pubs that regularly host traditional Irish music, and the Moran Oyster Cottage, a delightful thatched cottage dating back 250 years, is now a successful restaurant offering sensational, local seafood.

The Burren and The Cliffs of Moher are both within easy access and definitely worth a visit.

Hop in your car for a scenic drive along the coastal road towards County Clare that passes through delightful little villages and embraces spectacular sights along the way.

Galway City, known as the capital of the West, offers cobbled streets with fine dining restaurants and welcoming inns, all enhanced by a laid back Irish atmosphere.

A charming, chocolate-box cottage in Kilcolgan, with an abundance of attractions on your doorstep.


All ground floor. Two double bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with oil-fired stove. Utility.


  • Oil central heating with oil-fired stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Saorview, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front patio and rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles.

About the location


Kinvarra 6 miles; Galway 12 miles.

At the mouth of the Kilcolgan River at Dunkellin Bay, lies the friendly village of Kilcolgan, resting between the towns of Gort and Clarinbridge. Kilcolgan has two supermarkets and two public houses, both offering hearty food, traditional music and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The village is also home to the Moran Oyster Cottage, a thatched cottage that dates back over 250 years. Now offering freshly caught seafood delights, this thatched restaurant has been the heart of the Oyster Festival for years. There are many popular attractions within easy reach of Kilcolgan, such as The Burren, the beautiful Connemara National Park and the city of Galway. An excellent base to tour the beautiful West of Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas