Overlooking Ocean From €600 Per Week
Recently renovated cottage nestled at the foot of “Letter Hill”. This beautifully designed home boasts stunning views overlooking the fabulous Atlantic Ocean.
As you enter from the entrance hall to the double height living area you notice the abundance of natural light flooding the entire home. Double doors lead out to a well crafted, well equipped kitchen, which has all the appliances needed. There is a breakfast bar with seating for two & six can comfortably fit at the dining table. A large sliding patio door ensures even on a cloudy day this room is always bright & spacious. The views from the rear of the house are of the mountain known locally as Letter Hill. This is a beautiful little climb for anyone who wants to get full panoramic views, so don’t forget your boots! Back indoors the bathroom & utility rooms are situated off the main kitchen/living room areas. In the utility room a separate washer/dryer & controls for heating are all easily operated. The home has underfloor heating, which is heated by oil fired central heating. The main bathroom has a shower/ bath. Entering into the living room again the three downstairs bedrooms are accessible. The main bedroom, which is en-suite also has ample storage with a walk in closet. This bedroom has one king size bed, sleeping two adults. The stunning views from this room of the ocean are breath taking. The second bedroom has one double bed, sleeping two adults. Again the views from this room are ocean facing & exhilarating. The third bedroom has a triple bunk so can either sleep two adults or three kids. This room, to the rear of the house has a fabulous mountain view. Overall this home is warm, comfortable, well equipped & on an elevated site- which guarantees amazing views of both mountain & sea.
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.
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 lake shore 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!
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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Linen & Towels inclusive in the rental
A security deposit of €150 is to be paid on arrival. This will be fully refunded on check out once there is a damage inspection done.
Utilities to be paid for on departure include oil & electricity, these will be metered & can be monitored during your stay.