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Highfield House, Clifden


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Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
Bathrooms
5 Baths
Sleeps
8

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Our Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars

Highfield House is idyllically situated on an elevated site surrounded by mature gardens offering panoramic views over Clifden Town along the Wild Atlantic Way guaranteeing to offer a truly memorable holiday experience.

Standing proud is this elegant 4-bedroom holiday home on the edge of Clifden town being less than 5 minutes’ walk from this vibrant town with its shops, boutiques, art galleries, bars & restaurants  boasting spacious accommodation, pet friendly, free wifi & large veranda ideal for dining al fresco & an added bonus of a games room.

For those of you that enjoy adventure and outdoor pursuits, the area is renowned for championship golfing, walking, cycling, hill walking, white sandy beaches, fishing, scuba diving and surfing.  Visit the friendly little rural villages with fine traditional cultures of Connemara.

Whether you are planning a golfer’s weekend, romantic getaway, family get together or some place in which to celebrate a special occasion, Highfield House is the perfect getaway for you.

Layout

You enter Highfield up a gravelled driveway. There is ample parking to either side of the house.  There are large mature gardens to the front and side of the house.

Ground Floor:

Large entrance hall which leads into the living room. This stylishly furnished room offers a stove fire, TV with Saorview channels, two couches and an armchair and views of the surrounding landscape.

There are two kitchen areas in this property which are fully equipped with oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher and generous work space, cooks delight!.

The dining area offers a large dining table, TV, and access to the patio area.

Separate utility room.

Highfield House offers 4 bedrooms and three of these are located on the ground floor.

Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with carpet flooring, fitted wardrobe and ensuite shower room

Bedroom 2: Double bedroom overlooking the front of the property, carpet floors and fitted wardrobes. Ensuite shower room

Bedroom 3: Double bedroom, ensuite shower room

Main family bathroom is fully tiled and has steps leading upto the bath.

Upstairs:

At the top of the landing there is a seating area suitable for upto 6 guests and coffee table with games for all to enjoy.

Bedroom 4: Double Bedroom (we can offer a twin room upon request), fitted wardrobes and ensuite shower room

Exterior:

There is a large veranda with a Weber gas BBQ that is ideal for outdoor entertaining & dining al fresco.  Wooden picnic bench overlooking Clifden Town Centre.

An added bonus to this stunning holiday home is a hideaway den that is ideal for keeping kids or the big kids entertained!!! Perfect hang out for those rainy days.  There is plenty to keep you entertained such as table tennis, Playstation, games, bean bags, TV & music decks.

The owner welcomes 2 pets.  Free wifi is also available to keep you in touch with the World.

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

“If you have a big group this home is perfect- walking distance to town along a quiet road. Games room great for kids/teenagers. Super location, great space and the host was very responsive”-Catherine July 2021

Extras

Linen & towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Oil is metered upon arrival and departure and is charged separately

Free WiFi

Pet Friendly – the owner will allow 2 pets.

Please note that €500 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 strictly from 5pm onwards

Check-out time is strictly at 10am


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Features

2 kitchens

All bedrooms ensuite

Amazing Views

Ample Parking

BBQ area with BBQ

Close to Clifden Town Centre

Close to playground

Close to shop pubs & restaurants

Comfy sitting room with stove fire

Enclosed Garden

Fabulous walks

Family Bathroom

Family Friendly

Flat Screen TV

Free WiFi

Fully equipped Kitchen and large dining table

Garden

Garden Furniture

High Chair & Travel Cot available on request

Large Dining Area

Less than 5 mins walk to bar & restaurant

Linen & towels included

Loads of space - Perfect for Families

Oil central heating

Perfect for Couples

Perfect for Families

Pet Friendly

Playstation

Saorview TV

Short Drive to Connemara Golf Course

Views of the 12 Bens

Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer

WiFi

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