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Killmongaun Cottage, Clifden

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2 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
1x Double, 1x Twin
1 Baths



Our Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars

Killmongaun Cottage is a stunning newly renovated two bedroom cottage located within walking distance of the capital of Connemara. This charming countryside property is close to the Owenglen River and offers fabulous views of the local area.


Walk into the open plan living, kitchen and dinig area which is filled with natural light and offers wooden flooring throughout.

The living area has a two seater leather couch, two leather armchairs and a TV. The dining table seats 4 guests and overlooks luscious green fields and surrounding mountains. The kitchen comes fully equipped with fridge freezer, dish washer, oven and ceramic hob.

Upstairs you will find two bedrooms and a family shower room.

Bedroom 1: Beautifully furnished bright double bedroom with bedside lockers, open shelves and hanging rail.

Bedroom 2: Spacious room with two single beds and built in railing and shelving.

Family shower room

The owner welcomes pets, offers free internet service.  Oudoor seating with wooden table, bench, gas BBQ ideal for dining alfresco

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.



  • The cottage has everything you need to enjoy a wonderful stay in the countryside. It is embedded into farm land & therefore, provides lots of quiet! Clifden is only 5 minutes away by car which makes it easy for grocery shopping or pub visits. On top of that, many attractions such as the Connemara National Park or the Clifden Castle are only a few minutes away. I very much enjoyed my stay at this exceptional cottage & I highly recommend to book it. Terri was a wonderful host & super easy to communicate with. Thumbs up! Linda Aug 2021


  • An amazing stone cottage and an easy walk away from Clifden, set in stunning surroundings. Terri and Martin have the house looking amazing! Thanks so much for a beautiful stay, we all had a ball and hope to be back soon.-Barry July 2021


Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Pet Friendly

Killmongaun Cottage 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.

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

Check-in time is strictly from 5pm onwards

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

Strictly no smoking.

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All inclusive

All mod-cons

Amazing Views

Ample Parking

Close to a river

Close to Clifden Town Centre

Close to playground

Close to shop pubs & restaurants


Fabulous open plan reception room

Fabulous walks

Family Bathroom

Family Friendly

FREE internet service

Fully equipped Kitchen


Garden Furniture

High Chair & Travel Cot available

Mountain and Lake Views

Perfect for Couples

Perfect for Families

Pet Friendly

Shower room/WC


Utilities included

Washing machine

WiFi Three Dongle

Family Friendly

Late Availability

Pet Friendly

Remote Cottages

Short Breaks

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