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(Ref. 1150726)

Near Loughrea, County Galway Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower and basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating and underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for plenty of cars
  • Front garden with gravelled area and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.9 miles, pub 4.8 miles

The property

Curhoor is a charming cottage nestled in the heart of Loughrea, County Galway.

With ample off-road parking and a warm welcome for two well-behaved pets, this retreat is perfect for families or groups of friends seeking a relaxing getaway in a picturesque Irish setting.

As you enter your new single-storey abode, you will be greeted by three inviting bedrooms; a double with a private en-suite featuring a walk-in shower, basin and WC, a further double and a snug twin room.

All rooms are tastefully decorated, promising a peaceful night's sleep after a day of exploration.

The property also boasts a convenient shower room, ensuring all guests have ample space to prepare for the day ahead.

The heart of the home is the open-plan area, where you will find a well-equipped kitchen, ready for the chef of the group to prepare delicious meals.

Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room, complete with seating for all, offering the perfect spot to gather and enjoy meals together.

The sitting room, part of this open-plan space, is a welcoming retreat where you can sink into the inviting seating and enjoy your favourite shows on the Smart TV.

Outside, the front garden features a gravelled area complete with furniture, providing an ideal spot to enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink, while soaking up the tranquil surroundings.

When you're ready to venture out, begin your explorations with a visit to Coole Park, a sanctuary of natural beauty and a haven for wildlife at the Coole Park Nature Reserve.

Alternatively, tuck into some traditional Irish cuisine at Sullivan's Royal Hotel and Restaurant before heading to The Long Point for panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.

Immerse yourself in the town's history at St Brendan's Roman Catholic Cathedral and The Walks, a historic urban park that dates back to the 19th century.

Extend your experiences at the Irish Workhouse Centre, a poignant reminder of a darker chapter in Irish history.

Avid nature enthusiasts can discover the diverse wildlife and woodland walks at Portumna Forest Park, whereas history buffs may prefer a visit to the ruins of neo-gothic Portumna Friary.

No matter how you spend your days, you're sure to create lasting memories on an unforgettable retreat to Curhoor.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €300.

About the location


Athenry 12 miles; Gort 15 miles; Portumna 17 miles; Galway 24 miles.

Loughrea is located southeast of Galway City on the northern shore of Lough Rea. The medieval town centre plays host to several shops and pubs, as well as an 18-hole golf course and a lake, renowned for its fishing. Gort is a medium-sized market town on the Galway-to-Ennis Road, situated in a gap between the Slieve Aughty Mountains and the Burren to the south, plus the heritage town of Athenry and the market town of Portumna are within driving distance. There is a strong tradition of Irish music in the locality and many pubs stage sessions at night, plus the area has lots to offer, from beautiful countryside, to great restaurants with various types of cuisine and golf in all the towns nearby. Ideally placed for touring Galway and Clare, spectacular sunsets are a feature here, and nature lovers will enjoy birdwatching and walking. The cosmopolitan delights of Galway City are 24 miles away and with Connemara and Lough Mask offering scenic days out, your stay here can encompass all that Ireland has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas