A stunning newly refurbished 2 bedroom apartment set in the heart of Ennis town centre with boutiques, cafes, shops, bars & restaurants on your doorstep. Ennis town is the capital of Co Clare along the Wild Atlantic Way, a Gaelic medieval town with narrow cobblestone streets, character buildings and vibrant traditional music gives this it’s unique ambience.
Oak House apartment is a perfect base to explore all that Co Clare has to offer, the splendour of natural attractions such as the mystical landscape of the Burren or the spectacular Cliffs of Moher. For the lovers of sea swimming Co Clare has to offer some of the most beautiful beaches on the West coast of Ireland, Lahinch a surfers delight, lovely seaside town offering golfing, swimming water sports and buzzing social life. Fanore, small seaside village, with a long beach, Doolin charming little fishing village, Doonbeg know as the ‘The Long Village in West Clare and offers Trumps Golf Club.
There are many golf courses in Co Clare such as Woodstock & Ennis golf club, Kilkee, Kilrush, Lahinch & Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg all within a short drive of Ennis town.
There is so much to see and do in Ennis whether you are seeking adventure, shopping (Ennis is know as the ‘Boutique Capital of Ireland), walking tours such as Burren, Mid-Clare, East-Clare & the Lough Derg Way, fishing on the River Fergus which is famous for trout & salmon fishing. Sea angling is available off the Clare coast, horse riding, boat & river cruises or why not meet the local artisans.
Ennis has it all, with only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport it is worth a flying visit, come along and visit the Banner!
This two bedroom apartment offers the following:-
2 double bedrooms
Separate shower room with sink & WC
Open plan sitting room, kitchen & dining area
Sitting room area has comfy sofa, flat screen TV
Dining area has table seating upto 4 people.
Kitchen area offers a microwave, separate washing machine & drier, coffee machine. oven, fridge/freezer. Breakfast bar with 2 stools.
The apartment is situated beside a car park (pay & display).
Cliffs of Moher – Only 47 km – 45 mins
The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s top Visitor attractions. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs Moher. Visitors have access to the tower and the viewing platform on the roof, where the Cliff views are most spectacular.
From the Cliffs of Moher Clare one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara and Loop Head to the South.
Aillwee Caves Birds of Prey Centre – 42 km (45 mins)
Aillwee Cave lies in the heart of the Burren in Co Clare, close to the pretty village of Ballyvaughan and makes for an interesting and unusual family fun day out. Aillwee Cave combines nature’s power and beauty with some education for the kids and a lot of fun while they explore the inner depths of the earth.
As well as providing a tour of one of Ireland’s oldest caves to view bear bones, rock formations and underground streams, Aillwee Caves also provides a very pleasant Tea Rooms and gift shop. The site also now houses the Birds of Prey Centre at Aillwee Cave, will be a day to remember. For both adults and kids alike the Birds of Prey Centre offers a rare insight into the world of magnificent birds of prey.
In addition some of the birds on site are part of the World Wide Breeding Programme of rare and endangered species, allowing a rare glimpse of these animals.
The Burren is situated, in North County Clare and parts of South County Galway covering an area of 160 square km, is unique – it is like no other place in Ireland. There are no bogs and very few pastures. Instead there are huge pavements of limestone called ‘clints’ with vertical fissures in the called ‘grikes’. The word “Burren” comes from an Irish word “Boíreann” meaning a rocky place. The Burren National Park is located in the southeastern corner of the Burren and is approximately 1500 hectares in size. The Park land was bought by the Government for nature conservation and public access. It contains examples of all the major habitats within the Burren: Limestone Pavement, Calcareous grassland, Hazel scrub, Ash/hazel woodland, Turloughs, Lakes, Petrifying springs, cliffs and Fen. It measures approximately 250 square kilometres and is enclosed roughly within the circle made by the villages of Ballyvaughan, Kinvara, Tubber, Corofin, Kilfenora and Lisdoonvarna.
Many of the views around The Burren are truly spectacular. You won’t forget Corkscrew Hill and its vista across Galway Bay; or the journey around Black Head or the view from Ballinalacken Hill across to the Aran Islands.
Loop Head is one of the most remote and wonderful places in Ireland. It remains a place unto itself, protecting the waters of the Shannon estuary from the open ocean. The Loop Head Drive will take you to numerous scenic locations as well as to cliff angling spots. A variety of rare birds, dolphins, whales and seals appear regularly on and around Loop Head Peninsula. Or travel north along the spectacular road that hugs the coastline and watch the Atlantic rollers break on the beach in Fanore. Stand on the Cliffs of Moher world renowned for their scale and beauty and gaze at the ocean below.
Ennis Town: – 7 kms – 10 mins
Fun, relaxation, good humour and friendliness await all visitors to Ennis. This town has to so much to offer, excellent restaurants, pubs, shopping and lots of things to do for all the family. Clare possesses some of the best golf courses, beaches & attractions in Ireland including the unique Burren National Park & the Cliffs of Moher. With narrow streets and quaint shops in every nook and cranny, Ennis is, perhaps, the most endearing town in Ireland.
Ennis was named as one of the World’s top 60 great places to visit.
Safe and fun, Ennis offers visitors everything they might expect to find in Ireland. The people are kind and helpful, the shopping is superb and the food is excellent.
Today the town offers one of the best selections of fine food in Ireland. From traditional culture festivals to food markets, hiking and cycling the beautiful Shannon region, Clare offers the perfect escape. For the foodies, don’t miss the array of wonderful things on offer from local artisan producers.
Bunratty Castle & Folk park – 28 km – 23 mins
Bunratty Castle is a large 15th century tower house in County Clare. It is located in the centre of Bunratty village, by the N18 road between Limerick and Ennis, near Shannon Town and its airport. The castle and the adjoining folk park are run by Shannon Heritage as tourist attractions.
Aran Islands – 45 kms – 45 mins to the Ferry to the Islands
The Aran Islands are a group of three islands (Inis Mor, Inis Meain & Inis Oirr) located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland. They constitute the barony of Aran in County Galway
You can arrange a trip through DoolinFerries.com who are a family-owned business which are part of the largest ferry company operating between Doolin and the Aran Islands, they also arrange a spectacular Cliffs Of Moher cruise. http://www.doolinferries.com/
Kilkee – 51 km – 44 mins
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, along the Wild Atlantic Way. It is a small coastal town located on the rugged West Coast of County Clare. The town is a particularly popular Irish seaside resort wtih family’s travelling from all over the country to holiday near here. Kilkee and the Loop Head Peninsula also attract thousands of foreign tourists to the area annually with it’s breakthtaking scenic walks and stunning sea cliff panoramic views as well as all the other wonderful amenitites that are available in the area. The horseshoe bay is protected from the Atlantic Ocean weather by the Duggerna Reef which has in the past kept this beautiful haven safe from all the Atlantic has to offer.
Doolin – 45 kms 45 mins
Doolin is a charming small seaside village on the northwest coast of County Clare on Irelands Wild Atlantic Way. Set against the rugged Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by the spectacular bare limestone landscape of the Burren. Doolin is renowned world-wide as the traditional music capital of Ireland.
Lahinch- 36 km – 35 mins
Lahinch is a small town on Liscannor Bay, on the northwest coast of County Clare. The village is a seaside resort and is home to the renowned Lahinch Golf Club. It has also become a popular surfing location.
Clare Kayak Hire http://www.clarekayakhire.com/
Liscannor Pet Farm – approx 42 kms – 40 mins
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park is situated overlooking Liscannor Bay. This 14 acre open farm, which has been featured on RTE programmes, ensures that children and adults alike have an opportunity to learn about and interact with their favourite animals in breathtaking surroundings.
The Ring of Kerry is a 179-km-long circular tourist route
Ring of Kerry 195 km – 2 hours 50 mins drive or you can take a Ferry from Killimer, Kilrush to Tarbert Co Kerry – 20 minute journey across the Shannon Estuary
Explore the hidden treasures that the Ring of Kerry holds. With its mixture of majestic mountains and ever changing coastlines, lakelands, woodlands and bustling towns, it is a must see. The breathtaking scenic drives on the Dingle and Ring of Kerry peninsulas, the majestic mountains, low rolling hills, meandering rivers, rugged coastline, and golden sandy beaches make Kerry a fantastic place to visit for the day and only a 20 minute .
Also nearby to the lodge:
Trump International Doonbeg Golf Course – 40 km – 40 mins
Situated on over 400-acres fronting 2 ½ miles on the Atlantic Ocean and featuring an 18-hole championship golf links course, the world-renowned location is named the “#1 Resort in Europe” by Condé Nast Traveler, a “World’s Best” by Travel and Leisure and “European Golf Resort of the Year.” The par-72 golf course, designed by Greg Norman, features a single loop of nine holes out and nine back, playing 6,885 yards from the back tees. Trump International Golf Links Ireland is a stunning sight to behold and offers views of the Atlantic from 16 of 18 holes
Lahinch Golf Club Castle Course approx 36 km – 35 mins
The Castle Course is located just opposite the Old Course and although it is not as tough as the Old Course nevertheless it still presents a challenge with cleverly positioned bunkers and water hazards making it an enjoyable expeirence
Lahinch Golf Club Old Course was established in 1892 and it looks out across the Atlantic Ocean and is quite a challenge on a windy day. Often refered as the Saint Andrews of Ireland it has a multitude of challenging golf holes. It hosts the South of Ireland Amateur Golf Championship annually.
Ennis Golf Club – approx 10 mins
Ennis Golf Club is an immaculately manicured 18-hole, Par 70, parkland course. It’s tree lined fairways and tight greens present a considerable challenge, while it’s relatively even terrain of 5600m make it an ideal course for the holiday and society golfer., designed by Greg Norman, far.”
Salt Water Angling
Shannon Estuary – great for coase angling, pike, roach, bream and tench, Find tope , dogfish, ling, conger, skate, rays
Atlantic – the Coastline offers lots of possibilities for pier, beach and cliff fishing for Bass, plaice, flounder and turbot, Sea angling for pollock, cod, mackerel, warsse, shark and conger.
Doonbeg Bay for Salmon, bass, mullett and sea trout
Fishing Lakes & rivers in the West of Clare
Kilkee Reservoir – brown & rainbow trout
Doonbeg River – for Salmon, sea and brown trout
Annageragh River for Salmon sea and brown trough
Doolough Lake for Brown and sea trought
Knockalough lake for brown and rainbow trout
Achryane Lake – for brown trout
Knockerra Lake – for brown and rainbow trout
Poulnasherry Bay – for sea trout, bass, mullet, thornback ray and other bottom fish
Lake Naminno for Brown and rainbow trout, wild trout (between Cree and Kilmaley)
Cloon River for Sea trout, brown trout, wild trout (between Cree and Kilmaley)
“Great location in the heart of Ennis. Easy access. Clean. It was middle of a 2 week trip, so it was very nice having the clothing washer and dryer.”- Richard July 2023
Check-in time is strictly after 4pm.
Check-out time is strictly 10am on day of departure.
Please note that a €200 security deposit is taken by revolut 2-3 days prior to arrival and as long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure.
Not Pet Friendly
High chair and travel cot available on request
Linen & towels included
Oil central heating
Late availability discount