Situated on a 190-acre site, No. 65 Clifden Glen is a charming, detached cottage nestled at the end of a Cul-de-sac within the Clifden Glen Estate, one mile from Clifden, County Galway. This cottage has a large open green to the South of the property and offers guests an ideal base from which to explore the shops and pubs of the lively town of Clifden, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, and all that the renowned Connemara region has to offer.
Facilities available at Clifden Glen include: tennis courts, children’s playground and mini golf. Come visit the wild beauty of Connemara…you won’t be sorry!
Ground floor :
Small hallway with cloak area, door leading:
Master bedroom, spacious and bright room with double bed, fitted wardrobe, window to the side of the house, ensuite shower room.
There is a bright and airy open plan living, dining & kitchen area with stairs leading to the first floor:
The sitting room area has 2 couches, stove fireplace, TV and coffee table and kitchen
From the dining area there are sliding doors allowing ample natural light, leading to a large green area perfect to dine alfresco and enjoy the summer evenings.
The kitchenette is small however well equipped with microwave, storage cupboards, electric oven & hob.
Upstairs there is an airing cupboard.
Twin bedroom, window overlooking the side of the house, fitted wardrobe and door leading to an intercommunicating doors leading to a bathroom with bath and hand held shower, WC & sink unit.
Further single room with single bed, window to the side of the house.
Clifden town ‘the Capital of Connemara’ is oozing history, heritage, culture & traditions of Irish Music and Dance. This vibrant town has an array of shops selling top quality gifts, trinket souvenirs and handmade knits but to name a few! You will also find boutiques, antique shops and art galleries. There are cosy coffee shops, pubs from the genuine ‘quaint-Irish’ to the more trendy where entertainment is plentiful. Whatever your taste in music you will find a selection of traditional, modern music and dance. Clifden has a reputation for the West’s ‘Gourmet Capital’ – for its fine restaurants. Take the kids to the town playground where they can have fun on the swings or have a kick about in the pitch beside it!
A must visit is the ruins of the old D’Arcy mansion, Clifden Castle. Along the Sky Road is a gateway leading to the castle. Once a Gothic Mansion, the D’Arcy’s lived here until 1850 when the estate was sold to the Eyre Family who lived here at intervals until the castle fell into ruin in the early 20th century.
There are many fine festivals to enjoy throughout the year in Connemara. Most full of music, dance, fun, laughter, activities and games for the young and the young-at-heart. The most well known and oldest of all is the Clifden Community Arts Festival which offers a superb range of poetry readings, lectures, recitals, traditional music, concerts and comedy
At the summit of the Sky Road peninsula there is Eyrephort beach at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
For those Rainy Days, the Station House Theatre shows the latest movies throughout the week. The theatre also runs live family friendly shows suitable for all ages throughout the summer season. The Station House Leisure Centre have 3 day and weekly passes available for visitors to purchase, which allow you access to the hotel’s gym, swimming pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi!
Why not visit Dan O’Haras homestead (8 minute drive from Clifden town on the N59); an award winning heritage centre which offers a fascinating glimpse of rural Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century. Visitors can enjoy a carriage ride through the centre and see demonstrations of turf cutting, sheep herding and other traditional tasks.
Explore Connemara on an electric bike which can be hired from All Things Connemara (on Market Street) or take part in a bike tour with Connemara Cycling Tours (also on Market Street)
Clifden Friday Market takes place every Friday on Market Square where you will find a wide variety of producers selling their fresh produce to the general public. Be sure to arrive early, as most of the produce and stalls are gone by noon. There’s a good selection of organic vegetables, homemade breads, pies, herbs, fruits, flowers, plants and some clothing.
Clifden has probably the best fishing waters in Europe. The scenery in this area is spectacular on land and at sea with a great variety of seabirds and wildlife, including seals and dolphins. Why not spend the day sea angling? Pack a picnic and spend the day on the beautiful briny sea! Call John at the Celtic Queen on 095-21069 or on 0862484674
Approximately, 4km from Clifden Town Centre, you will find a delightful Pitch and Putt course, which is suitable for all ages and a great activity that the whole family will enjoy!
Connemara has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland ‘Connemara is a savage beauty’ Oscar Wilde. Connemara’s landscape will take your breath away, golf competitions and horse riding on wonderful open grassland. . Boat races, regattas, music festivals, marathons, activity events all take place throughout the year.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CONNEMARA AREA, PLEASE BROWSE THE “THINGS TO DO” SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE
“5 Stars! The house was comfortable and clean, conveniently located near Clifden. The kitchen was well equipped for vacation cooking. Communication was prompt and friendly.”-Bev October 2019
“Lovely hosts and great place to stay. Our hosts Michael and his wife were very welcoming and helpful. The house was great and very comfortable.”-Graham September 2019
“Location is quiet but convenient to Clifden. This is a well-equipped house.” Barbara August 2019
“We had a pleasant stay at Connemara Holiday Lettings, the accommodation was clean and complete. The location is a good starting point to explore the beautiful area. Thank you”-Berber August 2019
“Had a great time, house was very clean, beds were very comfortable. Recommend it for anyone with kids.”-Rachel July 2019
Utilities/Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate
Please note that a €100 security deposit is taken on arrival and is refunded on departure as long as there are no breakages or damage to the property.
Check-in time is from 5pm
Check-out time is 10am on day of departure