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Bay View, Emlough, Cleggan

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Bay View, Emlough, Cleggan

Stylish n Comfy From €600 Per Week
4 Bedrooms3 BathroomsSleeps 8Wifi BOOK NOW

Bay View is a stunning, spacious 4 bedroomed bungalow situated between the villages of Cleggan & Claddaghduff with breath taking views of the beautiful rugged coastline to Omey, Inishturk, and Turbot Islands. Bay View is very stylish and modern but still maintains a cosy feeling throughout. This property will be your home away from home throughout your stay!


Stunning, well furnished  4 bedroom house. Cleggan Village is only 1.5 miles and Claddaghduff Village is only 0.5 miles from this property so you are never far from the local shop, pubs and restaurants! Clifden Town is 9 miles away. Buses to Clifden & Galway leave from Cleggan Village on a daily basis. Why not go island hopping? A ferry leaves several times daily to and from the lovely island of Inishbofin! The Cleggan Horse riding stables are just outside the village, pony trekking along the beach is a must try when visiting Connemara.

Bay View is walking distance from some of the most popular beaches in the area

This spacious house is perfect for families and large groups holidaying together. Patio area is perfect for relaxing and taking in the beautiful unspoiled views of the surrounding area.

Short breaks available!



Elegant reception/dinning area surrounded by 4 large picture windows. This large bright room includes a dining table (seats 6), gas fire and 3 recliners ( 1 x 3 seater, 1 x 2 seater, 1 x 1 seater). This large reception area leads into a lovely finished sitting room with an open fire, flat screen TV with 2 x leather armchairs and 1 x leather 3 seater sofa

The kitchen is large & fully equipped with all mod cons – oven, toaster, kettle, microwave, grill & dish washer and a breakfast bar which seats 4

There is a tiled utility area with a seperate washer/dryer, freezer,  fridge and sink

Bedroom One: Double bed with wardrobe and chest of drawers, ensuite shower.

Bedroom Two: Double bed also has an ensuite with shower & jacuzzi bath. This room also has a large wardrobe and chest of drawers

A sliding door leads to a delightful patio area. This property also has a large front garden

Relax in the downstairs sun room, which includes 2 wicker seats (seats 3), with views of the back garden and hens in residence!

Office/Gym room with 2 armchairs, a desk with a printer, a bench press and various weights

Downstairs you will also find a bathroom with seperate shower


Bedroom Three:  A large triple room with a skylight, chest of drawers, desk and wardrobe

Bedroom Four: Large, cosy double room with dressing table, wardrobe and couch to enjoy the stunning views of the mountains

The hallway are is perfect for the kids to “hang out”. Here you will find couches, a keyboard, books and games!

Local Info

Cleggan Village is a small idyllic fishing village nestling at the head of Cleggan Bay on Connemara’s Atlantic Coast.  This village is the centre of the fishing industry in North West Connemara.

Cleggan Village has four bars (Olivers, Joyces, Newmans, and The Pier Bar), one grocer and a sit-down restaurant, as well as a take-out. There is traditional music regularly in the summer, and an excellent restaurant in Oliver’s Bar.  There is also a children’s playground next to the community centre. Go horse trekking with the Cleggan Horse Riding Centre (Just outside Cleggan village) or take the bus from Cleggan to Galway City for the day!   There is an annual festival in Cleggan – Festival of the Sea, which takes place at the end of July/Early August every year

Blue Water offers charter fishing trips which departs from Cleggan Village.  Beginners are welcome and you can hire top quality tackle including all the end tackle ( hooks leads and lures) on board. John will give tuition and fairly quickly the beginner will be catching fish like an expert. Call 095-21073

It is the mainland port for Inishbofin and the other islands off the coast. Boats for deep sea angling and island trips are available for hire at Cleggan.   No visit to Connemara is complete without a visit to Inishbofin Island, one of the most westerly Islands off the Irish coastline.   The unique Island of Inishbofin is located only 10 kilometres off the north Connemara coast, and is only a 30 minute crossing from Cleggan, . The Ferry Service is aboard the fast, Comfortable ferry “The Island Discovery”.  The Island Itself is a haven of beauty, boasting    magnificent scenery from cliff top walks to the sea on all sides to white sandy beaches and an abundance of rare flora and fauna.

Claddaghduff Village has a church, a grocers and a pub (Sweeneys). The bar serves food throughout the day and has plenty of picnic benches outside for enjoying your lunch al fresco and taking in the wonderful sights of Omey Strand.

Omey Island is situated 7.6km from the house; this island can be reached on foot at low tide. There are fine strands and pony races take place in August. In the sandhills of the northern shore are the ruins of Teampall Féichin (Temple Feichin) a small medieval church, preserving the memory of the monastery founded by Saint Féichin of Cong. On the western shore is Tobar FéichIn – Féichin’s Well.

The capital of Connemara, Clifden, is approximately a 10 minute car drive from the Cleggan/Claddaghduff area. Explore this vibrant and colourful town with its top-quality, award winning, restaurants, cafes and traditional bars. You can ramble around town enjoying the unique shops, galleries and bookshop.

The Cleggan & Claddaghduff are has been featured on numerous television programmes including BBC2′s ‘Coast’ series as an idyllic place to live or visit

Known for its large selection of lovely beaches, here is a list of beaches in the in the Cleggan/Claddaghduff Area:


Cleggan Beach is at the very head of Cleggan Bay. It is on the sea side of “Cleggan Causeway” – a narrow run of land over which the road runs, connecting Cleggan and Aughrus Peninsula to Cleggan Head


Sellerna is a large, sweeping beach very close to Cleggan, reached from a small road to the right as you leave Cleggan in the direction of the end of Peninsula – you’ll find it, signposted “Tra” (meaning “Beach” or “Strand” in Irish), just by the large white “Cleggan” sign marking the edge of the village.  It’s a lovely, safe, sandy beach, a great favourite with families.   Lovely to take a walk in the evening for a sunset stroll.


From Cleggan Village, proceed from Cleggan towards the end of the peninsula and find the right turn to Rossadilisk about 2km from Cleggan. From Claddaghduff, take the left turn 50m from Sweeney’s, over the hill, turn right at the T-Junction, and the left turn to Rossadilisk is only a couple of hundred metres along the road in a Cleggan-wards direction. As you proceed down the narrow road to Rossadilisk, take the first turn to the right along an un-tarred road, and this will bring you to the very lovely Tra Bhride, on Cleggan Bay. It’s a smaller beach than Sellerna, but it really is beautiful, as you will see from the photo above. Anglers sometimes fish from the rocks at each end of the beach.


Rossadilisk Strand proper is a broad, curved length of beach, stretching right around Rossadilisk Point, protected by reefs of off lying rocks. Around the point is Rossadilisk Harbour, with its pier and, except in winter, small fishing vessels including traditional currachs, moored there. When the tide is high, there is a small stretch of sand but, when the tide is out, the sea recedes quite a long way across the flat beach.

The sea is often warm here, especially at the top of a flood tide, the sea warm from flowing in over the sun-warmed sand. It’s great for swimming – and extremely safe – as well as for taking a relaxed stroll of a summer evening. It’s a romantic-feeling place


The “Anchor” Beach, at Aughrus beg on the sea side of Aughrus Lake is a fine place whether on a windy day, as shown to the right, or on a fine calm day – the banner photo at the head of each of the pages on this website is of the Anchor beach. In fact there is a series of small interconnected beaches there, all sandy and lovely, and all great for families to spend the day, swimming, playing or just sun-bathing.


Tra Mor (the Big Beach) is also on the sea side of Aughrus Lake. Near the small road leading to the area known locally as the Gannoughs, and to Aughrus Point itself, there is a line of quite newly built houses; and beside them, a rough track which leads you to a grassy area. Proceeding to the right along the grass brings you to Tra Mor.

Again, this is a grand beach for families – a bit off the beaten track so that not that many people other than locals and those who read these pages know about it. It’s sandy, with rocky outcrops – great for swimming and sunbathing, and the best beach we can think of for that endlessly enjoyable task of gazing into rock pools with their great diversity of shore life. Perfect activity for children from eight to eighty!


Is a tidal island situated near Claddaghduff on the western edge of Connemara. From the mainland the island is inconspicuous and almost hidden. It is possible to drive or walk across a large sandy strand to the island by following the arrowed signs. At high tide, the water is deep enough to cover a car. It’s great for walking, swimming, sailing, surfboarding, kite surfing, flying kites, practising your car-driving skills at low tide…just about everything!


Fountain Hill, around the Peninsula in the direction of Streamstown Bay, but before the road turns left along Streamstown, is reached by taking one of the right turns from the road. A very beautiful beach, quite steeply sloping but generally safe otherwise, the sand is silver rather than gold, and a perfect spot for picnicking.

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“Great place with amazing bay view. Sparkling clean and stylish house. Near by to Pubs, restaurants. We will stay here for sure if we visit Connemara again-thanks!”-Anup September 2019

“An absolutely beautiful home with stunning views. Spotless and comfortable. Quality furniture and furnishings throughout, including the mattresses, linens, towels, etc. The host, Geraldine, was one of the most kind and pleasant people we encountered on our trip. She is a truly lovely person. Her home and personality epitomize a perfect Airbnb experience.”-Michael May 2019

“Excellent view of the sea in a charming town; just what we were looking for!”-Spencer October 2018

“Amazing! Great location and inviting company. When Cleggan is on the itinerary again so will this house”-Avril September 2018

“Delighted with our stay. Geraldine was a lovely host and very kind to our little boy as was her son. He loved seeing the chickens, horse and cow! The location is great as was the view of over to Inisbofin – especially the sunsets! We were very lucky with the weather and took advantage of the nearby beaches. Overall it was a great break and we would thoroughly recommend the house and the peaceful locality! Thank you!”– Diarmuid & Ciara June 2016

“We were two families of five and this house was perfect for us. Loads of room with great space for the kids. The house is really well equipped , so staying in, cooking, entertaining is a pleasure. There was a lot of rain over New Year, as will happen in the Connemara , but this house made staying in a pleasure. Great pubs in the area and lovely walks on the beaches. The house looks out on the sea all around. I’d imagine it would be really lovely in the summer. The house owner Geraldine was very helpful, always available. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this house! Perfect for families”- Graham January 2016


Oil and Electricity is metered upon arrival and departure.

Gas included in price.

Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Free WiFi.

Please note that €100 security deposit is required upon arrival.  As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure less the cost of utilities.

Check-in time is between 4pm & 6pm (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)

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

Please note that most restaurants & cafes in the area have free internet access.

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Agent Yvonne Flaherty

  • Office : +353 95 22669

We have personally visited all of these holiday homes therefore we can guarantee they are to an excellent standard. The majority of homes are family friendly and to make your life easier we can supply a high chair and travel cot (upon request).
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