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1 Murlach Moorings, Ballyconneely


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Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
1x Queen, 1x Double, 1x Twin
Bathrooms
2 Baths
Sleeps
5

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Description

Our Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars

No Pets allowed

1 Murlach Moorings is ideally located on the Roundstone Road, being only a 15 minute walk to a white sandy beach, discover some of the most breathtaking scenery in the West of Ireland on horseback beside the Wild Atlantic Ocean and the famous Connemara Championship Golf Links, ride along dazzling sandy beaches and wide open countryside. Suitble for groups of golfers, fisherman and walkers.Not suitable for childern, over 25s only.

Arrange a picnic on one of the many glorious beaches, visit Gurteen or Dog’s Bay in Roundstone or Dun Loughan beach a surfers paradise, take a boat trip out to Inishbofin or InishTurk Islands.

There are many walking, fishing tours, something for all the family to enjoy and explore the spectacular views of the sea and mountains of Connemara. This beautiful cottage is a perfect holiday home to use as a base for an adventurous or relaxing holiday either way you will enjoy the peace and tranquility in this beautiful home.

Layout

The cottage accommodation is laid out as follows:

The reception room has comfy seating, flat screen TV, large windows overlooking the lake, semi open plan kitchen which is fully equipped with microwave, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer – dining area (seating for 6) with sliding doors leading outside where you could enjoy eating Al Fresco, whilst overlooking spectacular scenery whilst enjoying a glass of Chardonnay.

There is a master bedroom with fitted wardrobe, dual aspect windows and ensuite bathroom with shower overhead, double room with twin beds and fitted wardrobe and a further single room overlooking the front of the property.  Separate family bathroom.

There is ample parking directly outside the cottage.

This Eddie Hackett-designed golf course is set in stunning, rugged countryside.

The back nine has been described as the equal of any in the world. Situated in Aillebrack, Ballyconneely.
Connemara Golf Club hosts a magnificent new clubhouse, stone-faced using Connemara Stone, overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers 360 degree views of the Golf Course and the unique Connemara Landscape.

The beautifully appointed Connemara restaurant offers seasonally varied and locally sourced produce, specialising in local seafood. This is a wonderful place to stop off and enjoy lunch or dinner after a round of golf or a walk on the surrounding beaches. This restaurant carries a super reputation for excellent food, drink and ambience.

Local Info

Ballyconneely:

Ballyconneely village has 2 shops, a post office, pub/restaurant, and playground

For avid golfers, Ballyconneely is home to the Connemara Championship Golf Course. This Eddie Hackett designed course is set in stunning, rugged countryside. The back nine has been described as the equal of any in the world. Situated in Aillebrack, Ballyconneely overlooking the Atlantic Ocean it offers 360 degree views of the Golf Course and the unique Connemara landscape. This is a wonderful place to stop off and enjoy lunch or dinner after a round of golf or a walk on the surrounding beaches. Dun Loughlin surfing beach is close by to this course.

The Point Pony trekking centre will ensure a fun family day out on one of their pony treks. A unique Connemara experience!

Take a tour of the Connemara Smoke House and watch how the salmon it traditionally prepared for smoking and enjoy a tasting of their delicious smoked salmon! Tours operate every Wednesday during the summer months at 3pm!

Why not take a trip to Derrygimlagh Hill, one of the most historical spots in Connemara for 2 very important reasons:

  1. In the early years of the last century, Gugliemo Marconi established the first ever commercial transatlantic wireless station on Derrygimlagh
  2. Alcock and Brown landed their first ever transatlantic flight on the very same spot in 1919.

There’s no end of sea fishing opportunities in Connemara, especially in Ballyconneely so you can test your angling prowess! And with plentiful fish stocks it’s no wonder anglers flock here all year round. Popular spots for anglers include the harbour at Errislannan Point, the sheltered bay at Candoolin (close to the cottage) and Mannin Bay. Mannin Bay in particular has good innings for the small boat angler. Plaice is the most popular catch in this area while nearby Ballyconneely Bay has great potential for catching tope, ray, dogfish and Pollack.

Ballyconneely Beaches:

Ballyconneely peninsula is virtually ringed by beaches – from the Coral Strand at Derrygimlagh, west and north to Knock, Mannin, Dun Loughan and Truska, and east and south from Keeraunmore, Aillebrack, and Ballyconneely Bay to Calla, Dolan and Murvey

Roundstone:

The village of Roundstone lies on the western arm of Bertraghboy bay in Connemara, Co. Galway, 48 miles (77km) north-west of Galway city. This Connemara village is beautifully set on one of the most spectacular coastal drives in Ireland overlooking the Atlantic at the foot of Errisbeg Mountain.

What about afternoon lunch in this pretty fishing village and afterwards let the kids enjoy some time on the Monkey Bars in the Village playground? The village has an ample amount of excellent bars and restaurants. It has a traditional craft centre; selling locally produced handmade pottery, jewellery and instruments! Be sure to check out Yvonne Kings Studio and the Stable Gallery which features contemporary art. Your one stop shop for unique gifts to bring home!

Roundstone is teeming with festivals and events during the summer months, such as the local regatta and the pony show; all of which are great family days out! Looking to experience some traditional Irish music? Irish nights take place in the upper community hall, every Wednesday at 8:30pm, all ages welcome! Starting the beginning of June; there will be a local market in the village with stalls selling fresh local produce and crafts. Well worth a visit.

There are also fishing trips suitable for all the family! Catch and cook your own dinner!! Don’t have great sea legs? Take a trip down to the pier. Local fishermen are well known for selling their fresh catch at the end of the day!

Roundstone Beaches:

Gurteen is the larger of the two and the closer to Roundstone. The water is crystal clear and it is very safe for swimming and other water based activities. It is naturally protected by the headland which it faces to the South and it is a popular destination for holiday makers in the summertime.

Dog’s Bay (or Port na Fadoige in Irish meaning Bay of Plovers) faces due west. It is famous for its mineral sands which are made of millions of microscopic shells. It is a stunning beach with its bright white sands and crystal blue water. Since 1991 the dunes separating Gurteen Beach from Dog’s Bay have been the focus of intensive efforts to plant Mar ram Grass to stem coastal erosion. Visitors are requested to respect the signs restricting access to the dunes. The wild headland which stretches out into the Atlantic between the two beaches is an area of great beauty and is a fantastic walk where you will be surrounded by water on three sides.

Ideally suited for Golfers, Connemara Championship Golf Links Course (27 Holes) is only 15 minutes away, one could enjoy a round of golf, come home to relax and enjoy a BBQ whilst in the evening stroll down to the local pub and enjoy a few drinks without the worry of driving or taxi’s. What more in life could we ask for !!! www.connemaragolflinks.com – 095 23502

Whether you are looking for a fun filled adventurous holiday or an escape from your busy lifestyle and want a nice & peaceful break, this cottage is ideal for your well earned breakaway.

Inishbofin, Inishturk and Clare Island are among the islands you can visit off the coast of Connemara and Mayo and all three can be reached by ferry. Inishbofin is home to ancient forts and monastic ruins, while Clare Island is a walkers and divers paradise and once home to pirate queen Granuaile. Inishturk has breathtaking cliffs and numerous archaeological sites and also excellent walking and diving. Macdaras Island, 7 miles out in the Atlantic, is uninhabited a special place. In Galway Bay, the three Aran Islands are some of Irelands most famous and a haven of traditional language and culture.

Roundstone is a popular holiday resort renowned among artists and naturalists for the remarkable beauty of the surrounding mountains and seascapes. It has a traditional craft centre and local activities include Connemara Pottery, Connemara Jewellery and Connemara Instrument making. Connemara Farming, Connemara Fishing, Connemara Forestry and Connemara Quarrying are carried out extensively in the area.In Roundstone you will find a busy harbour where local fishermen prepare and return with the day’s catch, featuring a mix of Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Mackerel, Cod plus a wide variety of other fish. The town itself boasts a good selection of Bars and Seafood Restaurants crammed full of locally caught seafood. Strolling through the town you will discover some fantastic craft shops and cafés

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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Extras

Over 25s only

Not suitable for children

FREE WIFI

No Pets allowed

All inclusive

Check-in time is strictly from 4pm onwards (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)

Check-out time is strictly at 10am on day of departure.

A €500 security/damage deposit is required by Revolut 2-3 days prior to arrival. As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on day of departure.


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Features

All inclusive

Ample Parking

Beautifully Furnished

Close to beaches

Cosy sitting room

Fabulous Views

Garden Furniture

Iron & Hairdryer available

Linen & towels included

Outdoor furniture

Patio Area

Perfect for Couples

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WiFi

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