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Atlantic View Lodge, Clifden

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Atlantic View Lodge, Clifden

Sea Views From €900 per week
3 BedroomsPetsSleeps 6WifiAccess BOOK NOW

*****Star Luxury – Fabulous 3 bedroom bungalow, finished to the highest specifications, set on 14 acres of land, with large landscaped gardens and offers magnificent views of mountains and Clifden Bay.   Stylish and beautifully furnished, this house has all the mod cons and more! From a large fully equipped ‘Cooks Delight’ kitchen to table tennis to Apple TV, you will want for nothing during your stay in this luxurious holiday home!

 

Description

Large beautifully finished property, only 1 km from Clifden Town. This house has everything you need (& more!) for that home away from home feeling with a touch of luxury!

The house is in a very private setting, off the Ballyconneely road, so despite being close to Clifden town, you will also have the peace and privacy of the country side with stunning views of Clifden Bay!  The property is approached through two stone pillars and a long graveled driveway.

There is a large split level decked area with a gas BBQ, ample seating offering stunning sea and mountain views, the perfect retreat to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of your surroundings.

To the back of the house is a large storage/garage/shed which is ideal to park your car / house wet gear / canoes / kayaks / golf clubs etc.

There are no hidden costs with this property, linen towels, full fuel supplied.

Enjoy a short leisurely stroll (less than 1km) to Clifden Town Centre being the Capital of Connemara.  There is a lit footpath all the way with incredible views over the bay here you will find lively bars, gourmet restaurants, cafes, art galleries and shops.

Layout

The entire property is set on the ground floor.  Ideal for families with small children and older people.

Large entrance hall with tiled flooring.

Sitting room:

Large, homely sitting room finished to a high standard. 42″ HD TV, 2 large couches and fireplace. Docking station and large supply of DVD’s & CDs for those cosy nights in by the fire! Beautiful view of Clifden Bay from the sitting room window.

Kitchen:

Bright and airy large fully equipped kitchen with dining area and door leading to a utility room with separate washer and dryer.  The kitchen area has all kitchen utensils, a chefs dream! Perfect for those who love to entertain, has everything one would need.   All mod cons including a large fridge, electric stove/oven, dishwasher, grill etc. There is a large dining table, perfect setting for entertaining. The decked area is where you can sit and enjoy your breakfast or relax in the evening with a chilled glass of wine and watch the sunset over the bay.

Utility room housing a washing machine and dryer

Guest bathroom with shower, separate WC, wash hand basin and storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with window overlooking the back of the property.  Tastefully decorated.

Bedroom 2: Double bedroom tastefully decorated with en-suite shower room.  Window overlooking the back of the property.

Master bedroom: Large bedroom with king size bed, large picture window and views of the Clifden monument.  32″ TV and Apple TV . Walk-In wardrobe. Large ensuite with beautiful free standing bath and large jet powered shower.

Exterior:

There is a huge car park to the front of the house.

Seating area and large decking area outside

Local Info

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

Testimonials

“Location was fantastic. A short walk into Clifden meant that it was not necessary to take the car, a real bonus when it came to deciding who got to have a glass of wine with dinner! Clifden is a little gem of a place with super shops, restaurants, bars and attractions … very cosmopolitan too. Many different nationalities holidaying there at this time of year! Rainy weather at times, but what do you expect – go prepared, it’s shorts, sandals and anorak required! It’s four seasons in one day there, but it should not spoil your enjoyment of this gorgeous location … we went coasteering, golfing, surfing and generally enjoying everything that this area has to offer … friendly people, great locally sourced food and a really lovely family week.”- Helen August 2019

“Superb spot. We stayed here for a week with my family and our two small dogs and the house was perfect for all our needs – a very comfortable open space, inside & out. The dogs loved the outside space. Brilliant spot, a few minutes walk from the centre of Clifden.”-Alexander September 2018

“The photos do not do this house justice. It feels like you are completely alone with gorgeous scenery and water views from the elevated terrace ( plus optional gnats!!) but in reality Clifden Main Street is a 5 minute drive away. beautifully presented house and very well equipped although you have to be a bit careful with the electrics ( don’t use the washing machine and dryer at the same time ) enormous open plan kitchen special thanks to the nephew for quickly sorting out a few things and a big kiss to the beautiful Conemarra ponies up in the top paddock We travel a lot and have rented many houses and without doubt this place is very special indeed. Will be back next year for longer.”-Sonya August 2017

“Atlantic View Lodge was a great place for our family while visiting Clifden and the surrounding area. The home is well appointed and was a nice set up for my husband and I and our 2 grown sons. We contacted Gosia to get the keys for the home. She was able to let us in the home a few hours early as our flight landed in Shannon at 6:15 am. We had one minor problem with the power in the laundry room. Gosia came over quickly to investigate. We let her know we were going to be out most of the day and when we returned the problem was fixed. The house is a short walk to town and a short drive to many of the attractions in the area we wanted to see. In the evenings sitting outside while enjoying the view we could hear the sheep in the field and that was a real treat. We would definitely rent this home again. Can’t wait to return!!” -Vonda July 2017

“This home is well positioned to explore all Connemara. It’s well equipped to self cater for 6 people, although there are many good bars and restaurants within walking distance. The key holder was responsive when called and did her best to sort out an issue we had . The only thing missing is an information folder . We wanted to consult that for various issues ( bins , electric trip switch etc ) . The beds and seating areas are very comfortable.We hope to visit the house again .”-Anne July 2017

“Very enjoyable stay and house suited our needs perfectly. All mod cons and WiFi. Would be very happy to stay here again.”-Michael April 2017

“Our second stay in this fantastic house. Had a great chill out week. Location is ideal with just a short walk from town and fantastic views all around. Owner Pat could not have been more accommodating and helpful. Can’t wait to return again.”-Caroline April 2017

“House is big & roomy for 3 couples w/ 3 bedrooms & bathrooms. Stayed during Christmas holiday & enjoyed the mild weather. Great location to use as a base for sight seeing. Easy walk to Clifden. The town of Clifden was welcoming and plenty of stores & restaurants, pubs to enjoy. Internet was not working well for our stay, but every place in town that we visited had free WiFi.”-Gill December 2016

“We stayed at Atlantic Lodge for one week in August 2016. It’s a spacious, very comfortable house which is kitted out very well. Comfortable beds, super powerful showers and an excellent kitchen plus a good sitting room. The location just on the edge of Clifden town is super too. We had a great stay, thank you!” –Carmel August 2016

“wonderful location & great house. Everything is provided. The kitchen has great appliances. Pat, the owner had left all the necessary essentials for us which was a nice touch. (milk bread tea coffee etc) This is a very comfortable house and is only a 10 minute walk to the centre of Clifden. All in all we had a lovely week there.” -Anne August 2016

“Very spacious well kept property in great area for walking to pubs restaurants and to explore Connemara from. If you love natural scenery and walking make sure you explore the national park which is an easy drive from here.”-Simon August 2016

“We enjoyed a wonderful week at Atlantic View. Pat the owner was extremely helpful in making sure our stay was perfect. We had seven days of glorious sunshine! The house is extremely well equipped and very comfortable. We were a group of six visiting from Sydney and we’re delighted with our choice of accommodation. Would recommend this property highly. Best we have had during our month long stay in such a beautiful country.”-Maureen June 2016

“Great modern house with great social layout , all the comforts of home, great wood fired stove, WiFi, fully fitted out “cooks” kitchen, lovely view- didn’t want to leave! Can’t wait to go back”-Sandra April 2016

“Lovely house. Very well presented. Very comfortable and warm given the storms outside. Excellently stocked with anything you needed in the kitchen. We had a lovely stay.” -Valerie January 2016

“Lovely 3 bedroom 3 bath house in perfect location. The house is 10-15 minute easy stroll to the heart of Clifden’s stores, pubs, and restaurants, while it is also in a quiet peaceful country setting – 14 pastural acres with sheep grazing practically to the front door. This is a perfect base for touring Connemara – centrally located with easy access to main roads. There are three spacious bedrooms and three lovely baths, a large living/sitting room, and a huge eat-in kitchen, all with top quality furnishings. The house is great as a romantic getaway for a couple, but also has plenty of room for two or three couples or a large family. The upper outside deck has fine sunset views – great place for an evening cocktail. One suggestion – make sure Pat fully explains how all the appliances operate – they’re a bit different than what Americans are accustomed to.” -Edward September 2015

“Extremely comfortable and well situated property. Excellent for our large family reunion. Owners Pat couldn’t have been more obliging , even conjuring up a baby’s high chair at short notice.” -Eoghan August 2015

“We rented the house for a week with our family – 3 boys 14/18/20 years old. Location excellent, close to town – walking distance Very comfortable 3 bedrooms/3  bathrooms. Very nice fireplace during the evenings (although was not cold) Loved the small grill you can use to quickly prepare toast or hot apple pie! Atlantic skyway and surroundings are excellent and very nice views.” -Dirk July 2015

Extras

Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Please note that €250 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 between 4pm & 6pm (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)

During peak season changeover days are Saturdays

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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