Overlooking Ocean From €625 Per Week
- Close to beaches
- Close to Golf Course
- Cosy sitting room with open fire
- Family Friendly
- Free wifi
- Freshly pressed linen
- Fully equipped kitchen with large dining table
- Hair Dryer
- High chair and travel cot available on request
- Large Garden
- Outdoor dining garden furniture
- Spacious accommodation with lots of natural light
- TV with Satellite TV channels and DVD player
- Washing machine and dryer
Large spacious, comfortably furnished and well equipped house along the Wild Atlantic Way. The house is on an elevated site with a large garden overlooking the sea, with amazing views of the Twelve Bens also. An ideal haven for artists, families, golfers, hikers and cyclists.
Large spacious, comfortably furnished and well equipped house along the Wild Atlantic Way. The house is on an elevated site with a large garden overlooking the sea, with amazing views of the Twelve Bens also. An ideal haven for artists, families, golfers, hikers and cyclists. This property is close to Roundstone village where you find several great pubs and restaurants, craft shops and lots of amenities to offer.
Large kitchen with filtered water system, electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and dining table which seats 6 people.
Separate utility with washing machine and dryer
Large living room with a sea view, carpet flooring, TV and comfortable seating for everyone.
Bedroom 1 – King size bed, large dressing table, bedside lockers and wardrobe space and an electric shower
Bedroom 2 – King size bed, bedside lockers, wardrobe space
Bedroom 3 – Double bed with bedside lockers and wardrobe space
Bedroom 4 – Twin beds with locker, tallboy set of drawers and wardrobe space
Travel cot and highchair available on request
Sorry but this property is not pet friendly and strictly no smoking.
The village of Roundstone lies on the western arm of Bertraghboy bay in Connemara, Co. Galway, 48 miles (77km) north-west of Galway city. This Connemara village is beautifully set on one of the most spectacular coastal drives in Ireland overlooking the Atlantic at the foot of Errisbeg Mountain.
What about afternoon lunch in this pretty fishing village and afterwards let the kids enjoy some time on the Monkey Bars in the Village playground? The village has an ample amount of excellent bars and restaurants. It has a traditional craft centre; selling locally produced handmade pottery, jewellery and instruments! Be sure to check out Yvonne Kings Studio and the Stable Gallery which features contemporary art. Your one stop shop for unique gifts to bring home!
Roundstone is teeming with festivals and events during the summer months, such as the local regatta and the pony show; all of which are great family days out! Looking to experience some traditional Irish music? Irish nights take place in the upper community hall, every Wednesday at 8:30pm, all ages welcome! Starting the beginning of June; there will be a local market in the village with stalls selling fresh local produce and crafts. Well worth a visit.
There are also fishing trips suitable for all the family! Catch and cook your own dinner!! Don’t have great sea legs? Take a trip down to the pier. Local fishermen are well known for selling their fresh catch at the end of the day!
Gurteen is the larger of the two and the closer to Roundstone. The water is crystal clear and it is very safe for swimming and other water based activities. It is naturally protected by the headland which it faces to the South and it is a popular destination for holiday makers in the summertime.
Dog’s Bay (or Port na Fadoige in Irish meaning Bay of Plovers) faces due west. It is famous for its mineral sands which are made of millions of microscopic shells. It is a stunning beach with its bright white sands and crystal blue water. Since 1991 the dunes separating Gurteen Beach from Dog’s Bay have been the focus of intensive efforts to plant Mar ram Grass to stem coastal erosion. Visitors are requested to respect the signs restricting access to the dunes. The wild headland which stretches out into the Atlantic between the two beaches is an area of great beauty and is a fantastic walk where you will be surrounded by water on three sides.
Ballyconneely village has 2 shops, a post office, pub/restaurant, and playground
For avid golfers, Ballyconneely is home to the Connemara Championship Golf Course. This Eddie Hackett designed course is set in stunning, rugged countryside. The back nine has been described as the equal of any in the world. Situated in Aillebrack, Ballyconneely overlooking the Atlantic Ocean it offers 360 degree views of the Golf Course and the unique Connemara landscape. This is a wonderful place to stop off and enjoy lunch or dinner after a round of golf or a walk on the surrounding beaches. Dun Loughin surfing beach is close by to this course.
The Point Pony trekking centre will ensure a fun family day out on one of their pony treks. A unique Connemara experience!
Take a tour of the Connemara Smoke House and watch how the salmon it traditionally prepared for smoking and enjoy a tasting of their delicious smoked salmon! Tours operate every Wednesday during the summer months at 3pm!
Why not take a trip to Derrygimlagh Hill, one of the most historical spots in Connemara for 2 very important reasons:
- In the early years of the last century, Gugliemo Marconi established the first ever commercial transatlantic wireless station on Derrygimlagh
- Alcock and Brown landed their first ever transatlantic flight on the very same spot in 1919.
There’s no end of sea fishing opportunities in Connemara, especially in Ballyconneely so you can test your angling prowess! And with plentiful fish stocks it’s no wonder anglers flock here all year round. Popular spots for anglers include the harbour at Erislannan Point, the sheltered bay at Candoolin (close to the cottage) and Mannin Bay. Mannin Bay in particular has good innings for the small boat angler. Plaice is the most popular catch in this area while nearby Ballyconneely Bay has great potential for catching tope, ray, dogfish and Pollack.
Ballyconneely peninsula is virtually ringed by beaches – from the Coral Strand at Derrygimlagh, west and north to Knock, Mannin, Dun Loughan and Truska, and east and south from Keeraunmore, Aillebrack, and Ballyconneely Bay to Calla, Dolan and Murvey
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CONNEMARA AREA, PLEASE BROWSE THE “THINGS TO DO” SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE
“Lovely location with stunning views. Whilst the property was a bit dated it was clean and comfortable with plenty of space for 2 families with children. Martha the owner was lovely- welcoming and helpful. Fantastic stay in a beautiful part of Ireland”- Leisa August 2017
“Great location and lovely house. Good views and con my new beds Great location for Roundstone Ballyconnelly Clifden etc.” Paul August 2017
Electricity and Oil metered upon arrival and departure and is charged separately.
Linen and Towels are inclusive
Check in is between 4pm & 6pm, check out is at 10am
Please note a security deposit of €200 is taken upon arrival and will then be refunded on departure once there is no damage or breakages.
The property must be left in the same clean condition as you found it.
Otherwise a cleaning fee may be deducted from your security deposit.
This is to facilitate other guests that may be checking in on your departure date