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Roisin’s House, Clifden

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Roisin’s House, Clifden

Stunning views From €845 Per Week
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Roisins‘ House is a stunning 5 bedroomed property located in the picturesque Ardbear Peninsular with direct access to Ardbear bay, only 2 miles from Clifden, the Capital of Connemara set between the Atlantic Ocean, the Twelve Ben Mountains and preserved bog lands.


Roisins’ House is a stunning 5 bedroomed property  located in the picturesque Ardbear Peninsular with direct access to Ardbear bay, only 2 miles from Clifden, the Capital of Connemara set between the Atlantic Ocean, the Twelve Ben Mountains and preserved bog lands. There are great opportunities in the surrounding area for walking, cycling, golfing, swimming, surfing, painting or just relaxing and watch the ever changing bay and hill views. Most rooms have superb views of the surrounding hills and bay.

Roisin’s House  is a perfect house for entertaining, large bright open plan area which is suitable for families, couples or friends wishing to get away from it all. Children of all ages will love this property with it’s large garden, swing set and teenagers den. Take in the stunning bay views, while enjoying a glass of wine on the lovely patio area – the ideal spot for dining al fresco during the long summer evenings.

Have the best of both worlds at Roisins House – the peace and quite of the country side yet still within close proximity to Clifden Town Centre. Clifden Town Centre oozes character, there are many pubs and restaurants in the area serving fine food, some specializing in locally-caught seafood. Sessions of music, song, and dance are held nightly in most of the local pubs, where young and old, tourist and local, blend together to create a unique atmosphere. A taxi ride to the town centre is less than €10.00.

If you have extended family or another group wishing to holiday closeby there is another large 3 bedroom (sleeping 10) property just up the lane available for rental

During peak season the changeover dates are Saturdays.


Ground Floor:

Large bright open plan kitchen/dinning room/sitting room – The kitchen area is fully equipped with all mod cons  The sitting room area has a open fire, flat screen TV and leather couches and armchairs. The Dining table seats 6. A door leads to the large garden area with a swing set and which has direct access to Ardbear Bay,

To the left of the island in the kitchen area, is the  utility room, with washing machine, dryer, microwave, George Foreman Double Grill and other kitchen items. There is everything you need in this property for home dining!

Double doors lead to a decking area in the garden

Downstairs Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1:  Twin room ensuite with 2 windows facing the side and front of the house

Bedroom 2: Double room with window facing the front of the house

Bedroom 3: Master bedroom with ensuite shower, doors lead to decking area in the garden

Bedroom 4: Single bedroom

The family bathroom is also situated downstairs

First floor:

Stairs lead up to a Mezzanine area where there is a teenagers den with couches, a TV and Playstation. In the Mezzanine you will also find a small office area.

Bedroom 5: Large ensuite bedroom with 2 double beds and velux windows

There is underfloor heating on the ground floor level and oil fired radiators upstairs along with an open fire in the reception area.

Ample car parking.

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 awaygolf competitions and horse riding on wonderful open grassland. . Boat races, regattas, music festivals, marathons, activity events all take place throughout the year.



“A gorgeous haven with stunning views! The extended family came here to visit local friends and enjoy Connemara. The house was spotlessly clean and so comfortable like a home from home The views of the water and the ponies everyday was absolutely stunning”– Shida June 2018

“Beautiful house; beautiful spot! Roisin’s House is a comfortable and beautiful house set in a lovely location. The house is roomy but cosy and easy to live in. We loved staying here and hope to do so again.”– Joanne October 2017

“Roisins House was a delight. We were a group of 2 families of 4 and there was ample space, perfect bedroom options (beds were SO comfy!) a great well equpped kitchen, and no issues for bathroom demand!. Even on a wet day we could all relax inside just enjoying the house. Did not want to come home.”- Alice & Michael August 2017

“This is a large, bright, spacious family home on its own land and is ideal for a holiday base in Connemara. We have been holidaying here for years and this house is very hard to beat. 10-15 minute walk to Clifden, idyllic setting close to the sea. House is very well appointed, grounds are very safe for kids. 4 bedrooms downstairs (2 ensuite), 1 upstairs (ensuite), separate utility room, spacious hall. Outdoor hoses great for washing down the wet suits/car after day at the beach. Loads of parking. Super views across water and access to a tidal The upstairs has its own spacious mezzanine sitting/reading area with TV and games area so it works really well for children/teens/break away for adults. This house is very spacious so you could spend the day at home/outside and not get cabin fever. Really couldn’t ask for more. A home away from home.”- September 2016

“We found Yvonne and her team extremely attentive and friendly. We got excellent directions and were not disappointed on arrival with a welcome pack to make a cup of tea and have a snack. The photographs do not do the house justice. It is in a superb location 5 minutes by car from Clifden and yet private with a field in front sweeping down to a quiet bay. The accommodation is well thought out and provides five separate well furnished bedrooms. The owners have decorated the house with a lot of style with a mixture or period and modern pieces and lovely decor with bags of personality. We didn’t do much cooking because of all the great restaurants in Clifden but if we had the kitchen was fully loaded for any budding masterchef. Sky TV with loads of channels and good quality broadband included.”-Derek July 2016


The Electricity and Oil is charged separate

Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.


Please note that a €250 security deposit is pre-authorised by credit card 2 to 3 days prior to your arrival, card details are released 3 days after your departure as long as there are no breakages or damage to the property.  Please note damage deposits may take up to 10 working days to be released back to the guest depending on the guests bank.

Check-in time is between 4pm & 6pm (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)

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

Changeover days are Saturdays

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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