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Paddy Carroll’s, Ballyconneely

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Paddy Carroll’s, Ballyconneely

Best views in Ireland ! From €750 Per Week
3 Bedrooms3 BathroomsSleeps 8ParkingWifi BOOK NOW

Beautifully restored contemporary cottage with spectacular views of the 12 Ben’s and surrounding countryside. With the accommodation spread over two cottages there is ample space for more than one family, or an extended family, to enjoy quality time together without compromising privacy and independence. This 5 star property is only a short drive to Ballyconneely Village, Roundstone quaint fishing village and Clifden the Capital of Connemara it is also situated along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Each of the three bedrooms has its own bathroom. Two single storey cottages situated in a very quiet and secluded area, only 2.9km from the Connemara Championship Golf Course, Aillebrack beach and DunLoughin beach, a surfers delight. With panoramic views of the 12 Ben Mountains and countryside.


A warm welcome awaits you in this beautifully restored, modern and extremely stylish home where one can relax unwind and enjoy the high levels of comfort and convenience that Dun Loughan has to offer. 360 degree panoramic countryside views of the 12 Bens, the Atlantic Ocean along the Wild Atlantic Way. Whether you are planning a golfers weekend, romantic getaway, or some place in which to celebrate a special occasion or a secret retreat in which to complete a book or other project Paddy’s Cottage is the perfect hideaway for you.

Two single storey cottages situated in a very quiet and secluded area, only 2.9km from the Connemara Championship Golf Course, Aillebrack beach and Dun Loughan beach-a surfers delight. Panoramic views of the 12 Ben Mountains and countryside.


Both cottages are finished to the highest standard. The main living areas ooze natural light streaming in from the windows, patio doors and Velux skylights. The sitting room area in the white cottage has a large comfy sofa and two matching armchairs, flat screen Smart TV with Netflix and an open fireplace.
The dining area has another sofa with the large dining table comfortably seating up to 8 guests-the perfect place to relax and soak up the stunning countryside & sea views. There are double doors leading out onto the large patio area with BBQ, table & chairs, perfect for dining Al fresco or enjoy a glass of wine watching the sunset.. From the dining room is an open plan fully fitted kitchen which with all mod cons, including electric cooker, American Style Fridge/freezer, microwave oven and coffee machine.

Accommodation information: Accommodation is spread over two properties.

Stone Cottage: 1 Double bedroom, 1 bathroom, open plan sitting room / kitchen / dining area, outdoor patio.

White Cottage: 1 Double bedroom, 1 en-suite shower room, 1 quad bedroom (4 single beds), 1 bathroom, large open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room, large outdoor patio with BBQ and seating.

Access to the bedrooms is from the hallway which leads out from the living room. Both bedrooms have wooden floors, large mirrors, chest of drawers and TV and desk. en-suite bathrooms.
There are four single beds in the quad room and en-suite bathrooms.

The master bedroom has french doors leading out onto the patio. Watch the sunrise from your bed!

There is also a WC in the hallway.

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!

Only 2.9km from the Connemara Championship Golf Course, there is a bar and restaurant to enjoy. Ballyconneely Village is approximately 8 mins drive from the house which offers a bar, restaurant, 2 local shops, playground and church. Connemara Sands Boutique hotel also offers gourmet dining along with a cocktail bar (which is a must!), here you will also find a Spa offering a seaweed bath.

Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park, Connemara Smokehouse are within the surrounding area along with ample white sandy beaches, surfing, cycling, mountain climbing, fishing and much much more.

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 house is in a lovely scenic location, although secluded it’s not as remote as it feels. The two houses are nice, spacious and clean. I couldn’t find any fault with them.”-Feband September 2020

Wonderful Peaceful Getaway – Great property, with everything you need provided for. Two separate cottages enabled privacy. Lovely outdoor area. Within walking distance to the beach.- Sean Jul 2019


Linen & Towels are included in the rental rate.

Please note that €250 security deposit is required upon arrival which will be refunded in full as long as there are no breakages or damage to the property on day of 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 10am on day of departure.

Please note that most restaurants & cafes in the area have free internet access.

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Agent Yvonne Flaherty

  • Office : +353 95 22669

We have personally visited all of these holiday homes therefore we can guarantee they are to an excellent standard. The majority of homes are family friendly and to make your life easier we can supply a high chair and travel cot (upon request).
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