The coastal scenery above and beyond the Coastguard Station is magnificent. Rich in prehistoric remains, the peninsula, which forms the northern shore of Ballynakill Bay, is renowned for its beaches, its game fishing off the coast or fly fishing for trout or salmon in the lakes, walking the beaches or hills and the fabulous simmer sunset. This is a historic protected property is located within walking distance from Renvyle town on one of the loveliest and most favoured coastlines in the West of Ireland.
Tully Village derives its name from An Tulach, the hill to the south of Tully Lough, and has a full range of services, filling station, shops and pubs. Just 5 kilometres away is Letterfrack with further pubs, hotels and restaurants. Letterfrack is the home of the Connemara National Park. The Park covers some 2.000 hectares of scenic countryside, rich in wildlife on the slopes of the Twelve Bens.
Attractions include exhibitions, nature trails, audio- visual show. In addition there is a summer programme of walks, talks and special events for younger visitors
The Property is 98 km from the regional Capital of West, Galway city with its mainline road, rail and air connections and substantial cultural, commercial and retail activities.
Renvyle Coast Guard Station is like home from home, very comfortably furnished and well equipped.
This is a two storey, 3 bedroom semi-detached house, layout as follows:
3 Bedrooms – Double & Twin bedrooms / 1 Ensuite shower room & 1 main bathroom
Upon entering the property, you are struck by the natural sunlight oozing into this large open plan room boosting 6 windows (4 being floor to ceiling) overlooking the spectacular Atlantic Ocean – along the Wild Atlantic Way.
From the entrance porch (ideal for storing golf clubs etc), you are led into a large open plan reception, dining and kitchen area.
The reception area is an ideal place to relax in the evening, it enjoys 2 comfy two-seater couches, 2 leather reclining chairs, coffee table, flat screen TV, stereo, solid fuel stove and a floor to ceiling window where one can enjoy the sun set.
There is a large dining table seating 6 and desk.
The kitchen area has all the mod cons being an electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, kettle toaster etc. The washing machine is housed in an shed just outside the property – ideal for storing wet gear.
Stairs leading to the 3 bedrooms:
Master bedroom with 2 windows, double bed, ensuite shower room.
Futher double bedroom, window overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Twin bedroom with 2 single beds, window overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Separate bathroom with bathroom, shower above, sink & wc.
There is ample parking outside this property
There is a strict policy for no pets in this property.
Letterfrack is a quaint small village set in the heart of Connemara in direct vicinity to some of Connemara’s main attractions. It is easily accessible from the capital of Clifden which is just a short ten minute drive away. Letterfrack is located at the foot of the Connemara National Park which creates a sense of atmosphere. There are 3 pubs, a grocery shop, hair-dresser and takeaway in Letterfrack Village. Veldons Seafarer, Cloverfox and The Lodge serve delicious food throughout the day and in the evening time. Don’t forget to make a trip to Avoca! Situated just outside Letterfrack village!
For less experienced walkers and families, the Diamond Hill Trail in the Connemara National Park is well sign-posted and highly accessible and those who make it to the top are rewarded with expansive panoramic vistas across Connemara. There are four trails in Connemara National Park. A must when you visit Connemara. There is also a lovely on-site coffee shop and great playground for the kids.
Irelands most visited tourist attraction – Set in the dramatic Connemara landscape, Kylemore Abbey is the no. 1 “must-see” attraction in the west of Ireland. The castle was originally built by Mitchell Henry in 1867 as a romantic gift for his beloved wife. In 1920 the Benedictine Community came to Kylemore and Kylemore castle became Kylemore Abbey. The 1000 Kylemore estate is steeped in history with tales of tragedy and romance, engineering initiatives, model farms, royal visits, spirituality and education.
Visit the estate and experience the Victorian atmosphere of the restored rooms of the Abbey, miniature Gothic Church and Head Gardener’s House. There are many nature trails, woodland and lakeshore walks and a children’s play trail waiting to be discovered. Explore the magical 6 acre Victorian walled garden where onyx Victorian verities of flowers and vegetables are grown.
Looking for adventure? Leenane is the place for you! Here you can participate in the following activities:
– Take a cruise along Killary Harbour, Irelands only Fjord!
– Learn how to dive at Scuba Dive West
– Spend the day at The Killary Adventure Centre! Activities on offer include rock climbing, abseiling, hill walking, bungee jumps, orienteering, archery, kayaking, sailing, wind-surfing and water-skiing
Leenane is also home to some very lovely pubs and eateries. Here you can also visit the Killary Sheep Farm!
Renvyle peninsula is located at the far western edge of Ireland and is a place in which to enjoy the fresh sea air, peace, beauty and closeness of nature. Amidst this alluring landscape, you will find Derryinver Quay and Ballinakill Harbour, one of the loveliest harbours in the world, from where you can enjoy a scenic coastal cruise. The peninsula has been described by Augustus John as “the most beautiful landscape in the world” and it has inspired some renowned works of art by Yeats, Gogarty and Oscar Wilde. A splendid location for the fisherman, hiker, hill – walker, painter and climber! Renvyle is right at the western end of Connemara on the Renvyle Peninsula. This is an area of outstanding scenic beauty, the coastline offering gorgeous views and some exceptionally pretty beaches.
Renvyle Peninsula is steeped in history and archaeological sites. The O’Flaherty Castle which was once home to the Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley.
Renvyle have the cleanest of beaches, beautiful walks along quiet country roads. From Renvyle Point stretching across the west coast is White Strand beach. Here you will find an aquamarine ocean and white sand – great fun day out.
There are so many activities in the area close by including golfing, mountain hiking, beautiful beaches, pony trekking, Oceans Alive Adventure Centre, cycling, traditional music (Teach Ceol), Connemara National Park &, Kylemore Abbey are a must visit.
Tully Cross & Tully Villages
Tully Village derives its name from An Tulach, the hill to the south of Tully Lough. Both villages have a full range of services: filling station, shops, pubs and eateries and are approximately a mile (1.6 KM) apart from each other. Just 3 miles (Approx 5 KM) away is Letterfrack with further pubs, hotels and restaurants.
The Diamond Equestrian Centre is situated in Tully Village. This Riding Centre has something to offer both the novice and the accomplished rider. They provide highly qualified, experienced staff, well schooled horses and ponies, and provide a wide range of treks. The centre offers 1 hour, 2 hour and ½ day rides through rugged, yet breathtaking Connemara landscape with beach, mountain and turf terrain. Picnic lunch rides are also available.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CONNEMARA AREA, PLEASE BROWSE THE “THINGS TO DO” SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE
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Utilities are charged separate
Linen & towels are inclusive in the rental rate.
Please note that €200 security deposit is required upon arrival. As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure.
Check-in time is from 5pm.
Check-out time is 10am on day of departure.
This property has no WIFI
Strictly No Pets
Please note that most restaurants & cafes in the area have free Internet access.