Beachside Apartment

This luxury 2 bedroom apartment is ideally located on Clare Island with our blue flag beach on its front door step. This offers a safe swimming and snorkelling area, with an opportunity to take part in other activities (Sea Kayaking/Rock Climbing/ Absailing / Coastering ) organised through Adventure West with prior arrangement. . Also fishing, diving and boat sight seeing trips may be arranged at your time of booking. Ideal landscape for amateur/professional photography or for that keen bird watcher. There are several great walking trails with guided walks to include history and geology of the island. With all this in mind Clare island is still a very tranquil setting. Nothing more relaxing than waking up to the sound of the waves crashing on the beach.

Both bedrooms are en suite with bed linen, towels, extra bed and travel cot provided, also iron/ironing board and hair dryer.

The first floor is Kitchen/Dining/Sitting area combined, open plan with 6 large velux windows giving it a bright airy feel. All mod cons included Fridge/freezer, Cooker/oven, Stereo, TV, Wi fi, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster and washing machine.

Central heating is included in the rental fee.

Refuse bags are available to buy in the local store but can be provided by owner.
Meter reading is in place for electricity.
Nearest beach is across the road.
Access to this property is by car.
Nearest airport: Knock Airport 80 KM. Nearest Railway is Westport 30 KM
Pets are not allowed.
Smoking is not permitted.
Fully refundable security deposit required of €50

Directions to Property: From Knock Airport take the Westport route and when you reach Westport take the Louisburgh road.Drive straight through Louisburgh and after approx. 1/2 km take a turn off to the right hand side just after the factory nomadic display.Follow the road for a further 7 km to reach Roonagh Pier

Lios na Sli

Lios na Sli

Superb four bedroom bungalow overlooking Donegal bay, Teelin Harbour and Slieve League. Located in the very scenic south-west Donegal. On over an acre of professionally landscaped grounds. Ideal base for touring Co. Donegal. The wonderful gardens overlook Teelin Bay, which is nestled between the gardens and Slieve League. Must be seen to be appreciated!

4 bedrooms to sleep 6-8

  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 2 single beds
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite (disabled)
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite

Bathroom with bath and plumbed in shower

Main living room has open fireplace

Fitted kitchen – separate dining area with table and chairs

1 x Electric hob and oven

Microwave and fridge.

Utility Room: Washing machine & Tumble dryer, Freezer

Outside clothes line, iron and ironing board

Oil fired central heating

House has double-glazing & treble glazing

TV and Open Fire.

House:
Superb four bedroom bungalow overlooking Donegal bay, Teelin Harbour and Slieve League. Located in the very scenic south-west Donegal. On over an acre of professionally landscaped grounds. Ideal base for touring Co. Donegal. The wonderful gardens overlook Teelin Bay, which is nestled between the gardens and Slieve League. Must be seen to be appreciated!

 

Gardens:
Spectacular landscaped grounds incorporating a private area for sun bathing. Incorporating natural stone seats and incorporating a good variety of native plants, the gardens were designed to achieve a natural feel. There are also megalithic artefacts in the Kilcar and Carrick area and the gardens at the house in fact overlook a Cashel or ring fort.
Shopping:
There are 2 convenience stores located in Carrick, which is c.1.6 km (1 mile) from the house . For more general shopping, there are a variety of shops in Killybegs which is c.16.5 km (10 miles away) or Donegal town, which is 45km (28 miles) from the house.

About the Location:

  • Aspect: The house  is situated on an elevated position in south-west Donegal between Killybegs and Glencolmcille. It overlooks Donegal Bay to the south and Teelin Bay to the west. The cliffs of North Mayo are clearly visible on clear days.
  • Mountain: Slieve League is within a mile of the house (as the crow flies) on the opposite side of Teelin Bay to the house and gardens. Slieve League is 595 meters in height and is regarded as the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
  • Traditional Music: This area of Donegal is among the best in the Ireland for traditional music. It has a particularly rich tradition of fiddle playing and festivals are hosted in Glencolmcille in July and August of each year while Carrick hosts a traditional festival at the end of October in each year.
  • Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area): The wider area is classified by Irish governmental agencies as a Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area), though everyone speaks English too. Irish language courses are run throughout the summer in Glencolmcille, which is about 6 miles from the house.
  • Scenery: This area of Donegal is one of the most beautiful areas in Ireland with notable wildlife and animals, which are sadly no longer seen or heard in other parts of the country. The Skylark and Cuckoo are but two of the many birds which frequent the area. Of particular note are the areas of Muckross Point, Carrick, Meenaneary and Glencolmcille.
  • Beaches: A small beach is situate to the south of the house and located about a mile away. Also of note is Silver Strand at Malin Beg (west of Slieve League on the Glencolmcille side of the mountain). Note too Fintra beach which is situate between Killybegs and Kilcar.
  • Hill Walking & Cycling: With so many lovely mountains and hills in South West Donegal such as Slieve League to the west of the house, the hills around Glencolmcille, Muckross Point near Kilcar, there is no shortage of hill walks. Errigal Mountain in the northern part of the county is also recommended. Note O.S. Discovery series map 10.
  • Boat Trips: from Teelin bay around Slieve League are available for sightseers and anglers.
  • Sea Fishing: There are numerous points for sea-fishing in this area from Killybeggs right around to Glencolmcille. The local pier at Teelin is recommended.
  • Restaurants: Killybeggs, Glencolmcille (seasonal), Carrick: bar.
  • Glencolmcille: Is world famous for its wealth of Archaeology. Monuments include standing stones, a Martello tower, old graveyards, and a folk museum village; the brainchild of the late Rev. Fr. James McDyre. Glencolmcille took its name from the Irish St. Colmcille 521 AD.

 

Traditional Music:
The main locations for music are:

1.     Glencolmcille: Is particularly famous for its fiddle playing and hosts a fiddle school at the end of July every year. Traditional music is a feature in the public houses of Glencolmcille throughout the year and particularly so in the summer months. Glencolmcille is situated about 6 miles west of the house.

2.     Carrick: Traditional music festival held at the end of October of each year. Music is also played on various nights in the public houses in Carrick throughout the year. Carrick is situate c.1 mile from the house

3.     Kilcar: is the 1st village that the visitor encounters after leaving Killybegs. Kilcar also has a vibrant music scene, especially during the summer months. It is situate about 5 miles from the house to the east.

4.     Teelin: “The Rusty” public house is world famous for its music. Teelin is situate about a mile across the bay from the house and is about 3-4 miles by road.

5.     Meenaneary: is a small village situate to the north of the house and hosts its own music festival in June of each year.

 

Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area):

The Gaelteacht covers extensive parts of counties Donegal, Mayo, Galway and Kerry – all on the Western seaboard – and also parts of counties Cork, Meath and Waterford. Although all of the Gaelteacht population speaks English, these are the only parts of Ireland where Irish is still spoken as a community language. The preservation of the Gaelteacht as an Irish-speaking community has been regarded by successive Governments, as of utmost importance since the foundation of the State. Not only does the Gaelteacht present on opportunity to naturally maintain the continuity of the Irish tradition, but also provides the ideal environment for the people who wish to become proficient in the Irish language.

What’s Included and Tariffs

  • Included: Bed linen provided
  • Included: Towel allocation provided
  • Included: Segregated recycling facilities (everything must be rinsed to prevent contamination)
  • Included: Welcome pack

 

Extra:     Electricity is operated by €2 coins. This is full on arrival and should be left full on departure.

  • Extra: Heating oil is metered, the cost of which is passed on, on a per liter basis.
  • Extra: Un-segregated Waste.
  • Refundable Damage Deposit: €200

Cong Holiday Let

A beautiful 5 bedroom detached, secluded, private property yet only 5 minutes walk from Cong village.

Riverside setting with private fishing and access to river for kayaking and swimming – equipment provided in season. Guests can walk from the property and not have to cross a road or footpath as tracks and woodland are in close proximity. Ideal rural retreat irrespective of the time of year.

5 Bedrooms – 4 double ensuite and 1 twin ensuite. This property can accommodate 10 people.

There is a private enclosed garden complete with garden furniture and a bbq.

Towels are included in the rental price.

Babysitting is available on request.

The house is on an historic, landscaped site and only a stroll from the village with shop, pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Nearby are the impressive grounds of Cong Abbey with walks graded for all abilities.

Utilities extra and are payable on site.  Please note there is a fully refundable security deposit payable in cash on arrival of €500

Please contact the office on 061 335799 for availability  and reservations.

2019 weekly rates

May – Aug €1150 per week

Sept -Oct  €910 per week

Directions:-
From Galway take the N84 to Headford. From Headford take the R334 to Cross. At Cross take a left turn on to the R346 to Cong.

From Castlebar take the N84 to Ballinrobe then the R334 to the Neale. Just after the Neale take a right turn on to the R345 to Cong

 

McGuires Irish Cottages

Steeped in nature, tradition and heritage, McGuire’s Cottages are welcoming holiday accommodation havens with their own story to tell.
Owned by Sinead and Pascal Gillard, the cottages have individual personalised names which add to their wonderful sense of character. McGuire’s Cottages, a complex of eight cottages was built by Sinead’s grandfather in the late seventies with each cottage being named after his eight grandchildren. At the time, McGuire’s was one of the first ever self-catering accommodation businesses set up in Ireland and it is now one of the most popular in Co. Leitrim -attracting visitors from Ireland, UK, Germany,France Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, United States and Australia who come to de-stress, fish and enjoy the relaxed pace of rural life here. French and German are spoken fluently at McGuire’s Cottages.

One cottage has been transformed into an on-site restaurant and a commercial production kitchen for Jinny’s Bakery, a multi award winning business.

These self catering cottages overlook the picturesque Acres Lake, approximately one km from the village of Drumshanbo in Leitrim, the North West of Ireland. There are seven cottages; four which sleep six people and three which sleep four people.

These detached, traditional style cottages all come with a historic half-door, open-hearth fire and flag-stone floor. In contrast to this taste of the past, each also has all the modern conveniences of present-day living.

Free access to outdoor heated pool
Open from June to September

Other facilities on site include a fisherman’s bait rooms and artisan bakery.
With our family residence adjacent to the cottages we are always ready to meet your daily needs.

Plan your trip to McGuires Cottages today! Character charm and contentment await….

Extras Include: Gas & Electricity which are metered and payable at the end of the stay.

Gas central heating and immersion heating

Pets allowed

Bed linen and tea towels provided

Your family break at McGuire’s Cottages promises to be fun filled and action packed with a huge selection of exciting indoor and outdoor activities available in the area for families and groups of all ages.
• Swimming – heated outdoor swimming pool in Drumshanbo (June to September)
• Outdoor Adventure – Lough Allen Adventure offer hillwalking, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and archery. Also available are summer camps and survival skills training. Lough Key Activity Centreand Zipit Forest Adventures also located nearby.
• Mountain Biking
• Horse Riding at Moorlands Equestrian centre on the shores of Lough Allen
• Tennis – courts are just beside cottages (50mtrs) with publicly run playground
• Arigna Mining Experience provides a unique insight into what a coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley
• The Marble Arch Caves – one of Europe’s finest show caves allows visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.
• Glencar Waterfall
• Hill Walking-the rugged Leitrim landscape is perfect for walkers with route to cater for all abilities
• Parke’s Castle
• Organic Centre
• Clay Pigeon Shooting
• Carrick Cinema Cineplex
• King House
• Boyle Abbey
• Moon River
• Costello Chapel Dock Arts Centre
• Mulvey Centre-Bowling Kids Kingdom
Directions:-
• Dublin Airport. 96 miles (2 hours 7 mins)
• Knock Airport. 52 miles (1 hour 5 mins).
• Galway. 75 miles (1 hour 56 minutes)
• Belfast. 142.5 miles (2 hours 40 minutes)
• Rosslare Ferry Terminal. 192.5 miles (3 hours 30 minutes)

Croan Cottages 2 Bedrooms

Croan Cottages are Four Star, traditional Irish self catering cottages in Kilkenny. The cottages are set around a central courtyard on the grounds of historic Croan House. Croan Cottages offer outstanding accommodation for self catering holidays in Ireland.

Each 2 bedroom cottage has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom as well as a bathroom (with bath and power shower), a living room (with open fire) and a kitchen and dining area.  Although the cottages have a traditional style and are on an old estate, they were built recently and have been furnished to an exceptionally high standard.

The cottages boast all the mod cons one could expect from four star self catering accommodation, including fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, TV and central heating. Each cottage has an open fire in the lounge for Autumn or Winter evenings and direct access to private patio and barbeque area for al fresco dining and lazy summer evenings.

All of the cottages are designated as ‘No Smoking’. Smoking is permittted outside. Pets are permitted to stay with their owners in some of the cottages by prior arrangment.

Each Holiday Cottage offers the following:

• Large kitchen and living area
• Bright and cheerful décor
• Private Patio and BBQ area
• Open Fire
• Free Wireless Broadband
• Satellite TV • DVD Player
• Meals available onsite
• Washing Machine/Dryer
• Dishwasher • Fridge Freezer
• Electric cooker
• Microwave
• Private car park
• Water provided from private well
• Central heating

There is also a selection of board games and video games that guests can borrow.

 

Below are 2019 weekly rates. Short stay’s are also available. Please contact the office on 061 335799 for availability.

Date                                    Weekly Rate

May 4th                                 €523

May 11,18,25                        €512

June 1,8,15,22                      €523

June 29                                 €545

July 6,13,20                           €688

July 27 Aug 3,10,17,               €875

Aug 24                                   €655

Aug 31 Sept 7,14,21,28           €600

Oct 5,12,19,                            €490

Oct 26                                      €523

Nov / Dec                                 €468

 

 

Beach Haven Studio – Sleeps 2/4

Beach Haven Studios are a perfect option for visitors who want to stay in the heart of Tramore and close to the beach and town centre and be somewhat independent. Families with children are welcome and everything possible will be done to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay. Tramore has a special emphasis on Family holidays with loads of local attractions and fun things to do for everyone.

The studios are tastefully decorated with attention to detail and your comfort in mind. The Beach Haven Studios are the best of both worlds because you have the convenience of being able to prepare your own meals or pop next door to the Beach Haven B&B for breakfast if you like.

The studios comprise of a double bed with a fold out sofa, kitchen, dining and lounge area. All bedlinen and towels are provided. The kitchenettes have a fridge, microwave, toaster and 2 burner stove. There is a large flat screen TV and the bathroom is fitted with power shower. A washing machine and tumble dryer are available on site. All studios are non-smoking.

There is a shared garden area with a Patio are, garden furniture and BBQ. There is a free off-street parking area.
Breakfast is optional next door in our B&B for 10 euros per person for full Irish or American breakfast

TO BOOK THIS PROPERTY PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE ON 061335799

Self Catering Accommodation Ireland | Holiday Homes | Tramore | Waterford | Ireland

Directions

From Waterford follow the R-675 and then in Tramore the studios are 300 meters past the second roundabout on the left.

Atlantean Seaside Cottage (WCH)

Atlantean Cottages in Kilkee, County Clare are 3-bedroom dormer bungalow’s. The kitchen / dining room has patio doors which leads to a small patio area. The living room has an open fireplace and there is a downstairs twin bedroom with the main bathroom.

Upstairs has 1 double bedroom, a twin bedroom and main bathroom.These holiday cottages are just 800 meters to the beautiful horse shoe shaped Blue Flag beach which Kilkee is famous for! The beach is one of the safest in Ireland for bathing and swimming as it slopes toward the sea without strong current.

Another choice for swimmers would be the famous Pollock Holes; which the water changes in every tide. For indoor swimming there is the Waterworld with a range of facilities including bubble pool, shower geysers, lazy river ride and a 61m crystal tower slide. There are a variety of good restaurants, cafes and bars, offering night-time musical entertainment. For those who love sport, there is a 18-Hole golf course, fishing, walking, pitch & Putt.

Utilities are charged extra as per our terms and conditions.

Kilkee is also a very good diving centre.

Features: Kitchen Including microwave, dishwasher,washing machine. Bed linen and duvets provided, beds are made up on arrival.  Travel cot available on request

Local Activities: Kilkee Surf School, Waterworld Scuba Diving, Golf, Fishing, Tennis, Walking, Pitch & Putt, Thalassotherapy Centre, Dining Out, Night Life, Nevsails Water Sport

Pet friendly.  There is a pet charge of €35 for 1 pet and €50 for 2 pets

 

Holiday Cottages & Cottage Rentals | Kilkee | Clare | Ireland

Directions

From Shannon: Take N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. From Dublin: Take N7 to Limerick. In Limerick take the N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush.

From Cork N20 to Mallow, R522 to Dromcolliher, R521 Shanagolden, N69 to Glin, N67 to Tarbert Car Ferry. Arrive in Killimer pier and take N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. In Kilkee :Coming into Kilkee take the first turn right. Continue down that road and take the 1st turn right again. Go straight out that road passing out water world and take the 2nd turn left it is singposted Atlantean Cottages.

 

Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges

Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges in Ballyorgan, County Limerick are 9 four star, three bed, detached, timber lodges. On-site facilities include a picnic area with table and chairs and activity areas for children.

The architect-designed homes are spacious, with a unique character that compliments their mature woodland setting and are a real home from home. Built by local craftsmen using local wood and red sandstone, the homes are furnished using the materials of businesses and artists in nearby villages: the suites and curtains in Ballyorgan, the beds in Ballylanders, the built-in furniture in Kilfinane and Ballylanders, the silk paintings in Kilavullen and the nature photographs in Glenroe. The Lodges have been in existance for over 12 years and underwent and extensive refurbishment programme in 2012 & 2013 formerly Ballyhoura Forest Homes now re branded Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges.

The holiday homes all have three bedrooms, open plan living rooms and fully equipped kitchens. They also include satellite TV, DVD player and stove. Linen and towels are provided. A highchair and cot are available on request.

The homes are situated in Ballyhoura country which is renowned for its authentic rural living experience, with its wealth of built and living heritage and world class facilities for recreation in the countryside, and situated at the base of the acclaimed Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Park. The location is also central for touring Cork, Limerick, Kerry, Clare, Tipperary and Waterford.

Linen Provided
Towels Provided
Flat Screen TV
DVD Player
Radio/CD Player
Cutlery, Cooking utensils pots & pans, Bottle openers & wine openers provided!
Electricity not charged for June, July and August but ir is charge per cottage for the other 9 months.

Prices for Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges – 2019
Price Band Period Full Week 6 Days 5 Days 4 Days 3 Days 2 Days
24th March to 25th May 600 570 540 480 420 360
26th May to 29th June 670 635 600 535 470 400
30th June to 31st August 800 760 720 640 560 480
1st September to 26th October 600 570 540 480 420 360
27th October to 2nd November 700 665 630 560 490 420
3rd November to 14th December 495 470 445 395 345 295
15th December to 3rd January 800 760 720 640 560 480

 PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE ON 061335799 FOR  AVAILABILITY

Direction : From Dublin, take M8 and turn off at Mitchelstown exit, straight through first roundabout and take exit at next roundabout signposted Mallow, N73. After 7 miles in Kildorrery take right on R512 signposted Ardpatrick for 5 miles. Take right at sign for Ballyorgan, pass school and take next left for Lodges, sign at entrance

Luibheolaiocht

A charming Dormer style town house situated on a quiet street only 3 minutes walk from the town centre of Lismore. An Excellent hub from which to explore the West Waterford/East Cork Regions.

The house provides spacious, comfortable accommodation comprising 2 double, 2 single bedrooms with master bedroom ensuite and a 4ft double downstairs, sleeping 7/8 people. The main bathroom is upstairs and there is another WC and shower downstairs. The living accommodation comprises of a large lounge with a hand crafted raised open fire place, utility room and a large kitchen diner which opens onto the beautiful sunny south facing patio and enclosed garden. A home from home with all the conveniences you need close at hand.

Directions

From Cork direction coming from Fermoy on the N72, enter the 50kph zone after 300 yards turn very sharp 1st right into Ballyanchor Rd, (School Rd) then take 1st left onto New Street 150 yards. House on right 200 yards down. From Waterford direction from Dungarvan follow the N72 over the bridge and past Lismore Castle, enter the town and you must stop at monument by the hotel. Turn right and take 1st left after 150 yards at West End Bar into Lower New Street, follow on turning right up hill. House on left 200 yards up Rd.

Atlantic View Holiday Homes- WCH (Non-Seaview)

These modern self-catering holiday homes in Clare are set around an Iron Age Stone fort with a breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean. These houses are just 10 minutes walk to the beautiful horse shoe shaped Blue Flag beach which Kilkee is famous for!

There are four bedrooms, 1 single bedroom on the ground floor and upstairs there is 1 double room, 1 twin room and 1 single room.

Utilities are charged extra as per our terms and conditions.

The beach is one of the safest in Ireland for bathing and swimming as it slopes toward the sea without strong current. Another choice for swimmers would be the famous Pollock Holes; which the water changes in every tide.

For indoor swimming there is the Waterworld with a range of facilities including bubble pool, shower geysers, lazy river ride and a 61m crystal tower slide.

Other activities include Kilkee Surf School, Waterworld, Scuba Diving, Golf, Fishing, Walking, Pitch & Putt, Thalassotherapy Centre, Dining Out, Night Life, Nevsails Water Sport

Holiday Home Ireland & Vacation Rentals | Kilkee | Clare | Ireland

Directions

From Shannon: Take N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. From Dublin: Take N7 to Limerick. In Limerick take the N18 to Ennis via Clarecastle, N68 to Lisseycasey, N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush.

From Cork N20 to Mallow, R522 to Dromcolliher, R521 Shanagolden, N69 to Glin, N67 to Tarbert Car Ferry. Arrive in Killimer pier and take N67 to Kilkee via Kilrush. In Kilkee

Coming into Kilkee take the first left turn and at roundabout take the 2nd exit off the roundabout that follows the strand line. Take 5th exit which is sign poster ‘Scenic Drive / Loop Drive’. Take the 1st right for Castlefield.