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Graces Cottage, Moyard

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Graces Cottage, Moyard

Spectacular setting From €500 for 3 nights
4 Bedrooms4 BathroomsSleeps 8 BOOK NOW

Grace’s Cottage is a charming stone cottage, romantic and secluded, with open fires and sea views. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, Graces’ Cottage is set in a breath-taking location in the heart of Connemara. It’s perfect for families or couples wanting to get away from it all with every possible home comfort provided.

Description

Grace’s Cottage is a charming stone cottage, romantic and secluded, with open fires and sea views.

Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, Graces’ Cottage is set in a breath-taking location in the heart of Connemara. It’s perfect for families or couples wanting to get away from it all with every possible home comfort provided.

It is located on the edge of Ballinakill Bay, 15 minutes drive from Clifden and 10 minutes from the town of Letterfrack.  It boasts spectacular views of the sea and mountains with the sea and isolated pristine beaches within walking distance. Cleggan fishing village is a short car ride away for daily boat trips to Inishbofin and Inishturk Islands.

Layout

This recently refurbished cottage has four large centrally heated bedrooms all en suite, traditionally and tastefully decorated with three double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. There is a large family kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, hob and inside the utility room there is the washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer as well as a downstairs toilet. Double doors lead to a beautifully appointed drawing room with a peat burning stove overlooking Ballynakill Harbour with spectacular views.

Also available in the house is a iPod docking station, DVD player plus wide selection of DVDs. A satellite flat screen TV & CD player. Hair dryer, high chair and travel cot also available but please note guests must supply their own bedding for the cot.

Ground floor:
Double bedroom, wardrobe, ensuite bathroom.
Double bedroom, wardrobe, ensuite bathroom.

Top Floor:
Large master bedroom with flat screen TV; ensuite shower; door leading to a separate library area.
Large bedroom with twin beds and ensuite bathroom.

There is a safe enclosed garden and an outside BBQ area with table and chairs.

Graces cottage is located via a country road and has substantial outside parking. It is a super private location, sheltered by lush woodland. Treat yourself and the family to an unforgettable visit Connemara enjoying the luxury of Grace’s Cottage all year round.

Note: Graces Cottage has a strictly no smoking and no pets policy.

Local Info

Letterfrack:

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.

Kylemore:

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 lakeshore 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.

Leenane:

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!

Renvyle Peninsula

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CONNEMARA AREA, PLEASE BROWSE THE “THINGS TO DO” SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE

Testimonials

“Wir haben uns ab der ersten Sekunde sehr Wohlgefuhlt”-Thomas August 2019

“Nostalgic holiday. There were eight in our party four of whom had not been to Connemara before. But for myself ,and three others, we were returning to the area after staying in Ballyconeely in 1979. Lots of things had changed so much but the scenery was just as beautiful and we had very good weather. Grace’s Cottage offered us a lovely retreat to return to. It was comfortable and well equipped and we all enjoyed our stay. One little thing was that although it slept eight, the seating provided in the lounge and kitchen was only geared to six but we managed to improvise. Thank you for a relaxing holiday.”-Anne July 2018

“Well worth a visit!. We had a lovey long weekend in Grace’s Cottage. Information galore provided . Lots of walks, even in the rain and nothing better than coming back to a lovely fire. Kids loved the Horse riding which is just down the road in Cleggan. Surrounded by fantastic places to eat, Letterfrack(Cloverfox & The Lodge), Clifden( Guys) and Roundstone ( O’Dowds). A definite return in our book”.-Deborah, February 2017

“Graces cottage was the perfect place for us to stay while we attended our cousins wedding. The house was comfortable and situated in a most picturesque setting. We wish we could have stayed for longer. Beautiful place”-Marie, September 2016

“Lovely place to stay, beautiful views from the cottage, surrounded in farmland and with a lovely beach close by. Really well stocked kitchen with everything we needed. Comfy beds, big TV, really homely. Great info provided on the house itself and the local area. We had a fabulous weekend, would love to go back. Beautiful Cottage”-Stephanie, May 2016

“This was our fourth time staying in Graces Cottage and it was as excellent as ever. The house is fabulously maintained and the views are spectacular. Even the weather was amazing. This house is a gem that we will always return to”.-Brendan, April 2016

“We spent 1 week at Graces Cottage. We had a fantastic week there. The house was very clean, beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable. The house was very much identical to the pictures that we saw on the internet.
We highly recommend this cottage.”-Jean Pascal, August 2014

“Just a note to thank you so much for a truly wonderful holiday, it was everything we were looking for and more. The cottage is so comfortable, we relaxed most evenings by the open fire and enjoyed the peacefulness (much needed). The surrounding area has such lovely walks and loved the fact that the beach was so nearby. We will definately return again and will recommend this cottage to all our friends and family. Thanks again for all your help and advice”.-Florence, Nov 2012

“Once again we have had a great trip thanks to you all. We love everything about this cottage, the views, the walks, the comfortable living space, the open fire, the large bedrooms. We look forward to visiting Connemara every year and we will definately be back again. Fondest wishes”-Susan & George, Oct 2012

Extra

The Electricity and Oil is inclusive in the rental rate.

Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

No WiFi– please note that most restaurants & cafes in the area have free Internet access.

Please note that €200 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.

Strict No Smoking at Grace’s Cottage

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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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