This fully recently refurbished enchanting 4 double bedroom property is full of character providing comforts of home with a touch of elegance, still retaining many original features such as full sized wooden shutters, high ceilings throughout with cornicing. The house has a formal dining room with love seat, cosy living room with an open fire and lots of natural sunlight from the 2 large bay windows. The bathroom has a freestanding clawfoot bath, the modern country kitchen has built in appliances and French doors to the deck and fully enclosed garden area.
Hill House is set over two floors:
The front door opens to a hallway- to the left you enter the reception room which is bright and airy with 2 sofas, an arm chair, a chaise lounge and a loveseat. There is an open fire plus a TV and DVD player.
To the right of the hallway is an elegant dining room with ornate fireplace and large windows overlooking the front and side of the property. Dining table seating 8 -perfect room for entertaining.
Kitchen/dining room: Fully fitted kitchen with an electric hob and cooker, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and built in microwave. There is a dining table seating 6.
There are French doors leading to the garden and decked area, ideal for dining Al Fresco, there is a BBQ and outdoor table for 4.
Downstairs WC upon entrance.
Office/Playroom: Ornate fireplace, window overlooking garden area.
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed and ensuite shower and WC, plus walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: Double bed
Bedroom 3: Double bed
Bedroom 4: Double bed
There is also space for baby cots in all bedrooms – 1 travel cot supplied (upon request)
The main bathroom has a freestanding clawfoot bath and separate shower plus WC and washbasin.
Utility Room: Iron and ironing board, laundry airer, mop and bucket, brooms and dustpan and brush plus all the usual cleaning products.
Barbecue and outdoor furniture (table and 4 chairs).
On arrival you will find a welcome basket with tea, coffee, biscuits and milk, plus Cath Kidston soaps in the bathrooms.
Free WiFi internet throughout the entire house.
This holiday home is very family friendly benefiting from within walking distance to Clifdens playground.
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
“Hill House is a beautiful, homely property really spacious for our family of 8 with so much character it felt like somewhere you could call home. fantastic location within easy walking distance to anywhere in Clifden. Quiet but still close to bars & restaurants so the cars didn’t move most of the week. Will definitely be back and recommend the house for families”- Colin July 2023
“Loved the house and it’s central location. Had a great week in beautiful Clifden”- Janice August 2022
“We just returned from a one week stay at this property. The location is excellent in the Centre of Clifden. There is a short but quite steep hill up to the property but as it is so short it wasnt a problem. The house was very homely with plenty of space. The garden is very secure if you are bringing a small animal with you and it has a parking space outside the house.” – Em July 2021
“It’s a beautiful home in the centre of Clifden, just one minute from restaurants and pubs. Very child friendly with a stair gate even provided”-Deirdre July 2021
“Great spacious house., cosy and memorable. Facilities in the house were excellent. Beds very comfy. Lots of board games, baby gat and travel cot there. Large library of books for kids and adults”-Alice June 2021
“5 Stars! A great option in Clifden”-Todd October 2019
“We really loved to stay in this beautiful house. It is spacious, well equipped and its interior as well as the garden are really charming. Communication with the owner was very friendly and easy. Everything was perfect.”-Eva September 2019
“5 Stars! One of the best Great location right in the heart of the town Clean with all the amenities you need Recommend this accommodation loved it.”-Wendy May 2019
“Perfect location in the center of the town. Ideal house for a big group and kids. Would definitely go back to the house.” Arlene October 2018
“Lovely old house in a fantastic location. Literally one minute walk from centre of village but really quiet. House has everything you need and the most comfortable beds ever! Lovely sunny patio area. Would happily stay there again. So much to see and do around Clifden too.”- Geraldine June 2018
Hill House is happy to welcome your pet, however we would ask that your pet would not be permitted on furniture or on beds. If additional cleaning is required we may have to deduct this from your damage deposit.
Utilities (Electricity & Oil) are charged separate, meter readings will be taken upon arrival and departure, if payment is not received on departure for utilities this will be deducted from the credit card details provided.
Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.
Check-in time is strictly between 4pm & 6pm (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)
Check-out time is strictly 10am on day of departure.
Please note that a €100 security deposit is pre-authorised by credit card 2 to 3 days prior to your arrival, card details are released 3 days after your departure as long as there are no breakages or damage to the property. Please note damage deposits may take up to 10 working days to be released back to the guest depending on the guests bank.
Please note that most restaurants & cafes in the area have free internet access.
Babysitting upon request
Cable TV & DVD player
Comfy sitting room with Open Plan Fireplace
Highchair & Travel cot provided
Ideal for Groups
Walk to shop & Pub