Killary View Cottage offers guests the breath-taking scenary that Leenane has to offer.
Killary View Cottage in Leenane certainly has the WOW factor oozing natural sunlight, vaulted high ceilings and floor to ceiling picture windows in the reception and dining room taking advantage of the magnificent rugged mountain & sea views along the Wild Atlantic Way.
You are immediately struck by the large picture window in the reception area with stunning mountain views. There is an open plan kitchen and reception room.
The kitchen is fully fitted with a gas oven and electric hob, separate washing machine and dryer, microwave, dishwasher. There is a window overlooking the front of the house with sea views.
From the kitchen area you are overlooking the reception area with 2 large couches and chairs, multi fuel stove. Seperate utility room.
Double doors opening into a large dining / sun room with table/bench seating upto 8/9 people. Floor to ceiling windows giving you fabulous sea and mountain views. There is a door leading out onto the garden / patio area where one can enjoy the relaxing view of the Leenane landscape.
There are two bedrooms located downstairs.
Bedroom One: Twin room with ensuite
Bedroom Two: Triple room with a Double and single bed, wardrobe, window overlooking the front of the house.
Bedroom Three: Master bedroom with double bed and ensuite shower room, windows overlooking the sea.
Large mezzanine area with double bed.
Main family bathroom with large bath, shower overhead, sink and wc.
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!
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 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 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
Electricity, Oil, Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.
Bins are not provided and guests must purchase bin bags from the local villlage to use during their stay.
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 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.
Comfy sitting room with stove
Fully equipped Kitchen
Linen & towels included
Loads of space - Perfect for Families
Lots of natural light
Mezzanine area to relax
Mountain and Lake Views
Peaceful & quiet area
Perfect for Families
Stunning Bay & Mountain Views
Stunning Countryside views
Walking distance to pubs + restaurant
Walking distance to shop