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Hillview House, Leenane


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Bedrooms
2 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
1x Triple, 1 xSingle
Bathrooms
1 Baths
Sleeps
4

About

Description

Our Rating: 3.0 out of 5.0 stars

FREE WIFI

No Pets allowed

Newly decorated two bedroom bungalow located within 550 metres of Leenane Village.

Layout

Walk into the spacious newly decorated and bright dining / sitting room area with solid fuel stove. Dining table to seat upto 4 guests. 3 seater couch, arm chair and TV.

Galley style kitchen fully equipped with fridge freezer, oven, ceramic hob and washing machine.

Bedroom 1: Triple bedroom offering a single bed (with a further hideaway single bed). double bed with extra storage drawers. 2 bedside lockers, wooden floors and built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Single bed with leather headboard and mirror.

Bathroom: Large enclosed shower, sink and WC.

Stunning views surround the house of the local mountain range.

This property offers ample parking

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!

Local Info

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.

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.

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 Village

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

Great location!  “I had a comfortable stay at Hillview.  The house was clean and warm.  Jeanie responded very quickly to any questions/requests.  The views are beautiful as it sits between 2 of those gorgeous Connemara mountains.  Few min walk to village. – Gemma June 2022

“We spent a very nice week at Hillview House.  The owner was very caring and provided us with turf for the stove, which made our evenings very enjoyable, even if the larger bedroom remained a bit colder.  Being able to walk to the beautiful Killary Harbour and to the local pubs was definitely a plus. The Wifi connection was very good.  The only thing that could be improved is the number of dishes (especially plates and bowls).  We managed with what was available but it would be easier to have a bit more.  The bathroom washbasin is also a bit small, but it’s ok for a holiday, especially as the shower is spacious and convenient to use.  The location is perfect to explore this wonderful area, and we hope to stay there again in the future!” – Ivane April 2022

“Great cottage with stunning scenery. Easy access to the wilds of Connemara and Mayo. Host v helpful and welcoming and cottage warm and toasty with all facilities for self catering! Full marks!”- Bernie December 2021

“We loved our stay at Hillview House in Leenane.  Upon arrival we were greeted by our terrific host Jeannie, who had already made sure the hose was nice and warm.  It has a nice fireplace, plenty of space to cook and all the facilities we needed to have a great time over Christmas.  It is also at a walking distance from the pubs and restaurants in the town of Leenane, located perfectly in the hills of Connemara.  From Leenane you have great views over the Killary Fjord and you’ll find a couple of nice spots for a pint and/or lunch/dinner.  Within a few minutes’ drive, you’ll be at the Kylemore Abbey or other beautiful locations like the Connemara National Park.  Would highly recommend staying here!” – Bart December 2021

“Housing well located and idyllic to visit the surroundings of Connemara. House well equipped and in a setting typically Irish….” – Nathalie November 2021

“Beautiful location, very peaceful and a surprisingly good WiFi signal (for a mountain cottage).”- Joe October 2021

“Excellent location, short walk to Leenane and perfect base for Connemara. Nicely renovated cottage, spacious with lovely shower and bathroom. Very private. Space for my bike and space outside for any wet gear.”- Sean August 2021

“Amazing location, the house was a five minute walk down to Leenane village and only 20 minutes away from kylemore and diamond hill. The house was lovely and comfortable, with a fire that could be lit with the turf provided and had everything you could possibly need for a couple of nights stay.” – Elaine July 2021

Extras

FREE WIFI

Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Please note that €100 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 4pm onwards

Check-out time is strictly at 10am on day of departure.

 


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Features

Ample Parking

Garden

Garden Furniture

Less than 5 mins walk to bar & restaurant

Linen & towels included

Microwave

Mountain and Lake Views

Newly Refurbished

Oil central heating

Peaceful & quiet area

Perfect for Families

Quiet Area with lovely Walks

Shed for bicycle storage

Short distance to shop and pub

Storage for bicycles

Stove

TV with Saorview

Washing machine

Family Friendly

Late Availability

Short Breaks

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