Currownagh is designed to give a special living space, airy and bright, yet warm and comfortable with a touch of modern Irish country living. Unwind in the open plan living area designed to comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests and enjoy the peaceful surrounds on the outdoor patio overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and meeting the occasional Connemara Pony in the field nearby! Throw open the patio doors on a summer’s morning or sit in front of the roaring stove fire of a winter’s evening. This hideaway cottage is a perfect haven for creative solo escapes as it is for romantic weekends away or an adventurous family break.
Striking in its simplicity with natural stone, wood panelling and white washed walls gives this cottage a traditional yet modern feel. The main bathroom offers a cast bath, Belfast sink and shower unit. Teenagers/kids alike will be delighted with the upstairs area offering a soccer table. Board games and books for all ages aswell as a foosball table. There is a desk and a day bed with 2 large sky lights to stargaze and cloud watch from. There is free WIFI.
Its prime location offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean in a rural idyllic setting ideal for walking, golfing, fishing, diving, horse riding, wind surfing and many other outdoor activities. There is a pier only a stones throw from the cottage where you can go and enjoy an early morning swim or the kids can jump off the rocks. White sandy beaches and DunLoughin surfing beach are all within easy driving distance.
Currownagh has a captivating nature which will make it difficult for you to leave!
Entrance hall with tiled flooring, hanging space for coats, shoes and boots.
Open plan sitting room with large L-shaped comfy couch and stove with large wood beam above.
Dining area with large dining table with 5 chairs and a bench (further 4 chairs available). Double doors leading out onto a patio area with picnic bench- ideal area for dining alfresco while enjoying the stunning sea and countryside views.
Fully equipped kitchen with slimline dishwasher, electric oven and hob, Belfast sink, fridge freezer, toaster, ample kitchen equipment and all this with amazing sea views!
Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm are inside the property.
There is a large bedroom off the living room area overlooking the back of the house with stunning sea views. Offering a bunk bed, single bed and a child’s bed.
The second downstairs bedrooms offers a double bed with a side & front window.
Additional shower room
Wooden stairs leading to:
Large bright master bedroom with double bed, window to the side of the cottage and 2 large velux windows with stunning sea and countryside views.
The fourth bedroom is a small single bedroom with a single bed, the ceiling is into the eaves (suitable for teenager/kids).
There is an open plan playroom with day bed, desk & computer and a selection of board games and books
Bathroom with claw bath and Belfast sink, separate shower unit with a waterfall power shower and electric towel rail.
All floors upstairs are wooden
There is also a walk in hotpress
Please note that there is no TV at this cottage, just the sound of the ocean.
Ample parking, iron gate, clothes line, shed where you will find a washing machine. Outside tap & sink perfect for cleaning wet suits & sandy toes!
There is a private patio area to the back of the house overlooking the sea with a picnic table.
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
Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.
Please note that a €250 security deposit is required 7-10 days prior to your arrival via PayPal. As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded after departure.
Check-in time is strictly from 5pm onwards (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)
Check-out time is strictly at 10am on day of departure.
This property is pet friendly, but please keep pets downstairs and pets are not allowed on furniture or beds.
This is a strictly no smoking property.