Property Details

Sky Road

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Sky Road

Spectacular setting From €690 Per Week
3 Bedrooms3 BathroomsPetsSleeps 7Wifi BOOK NOW

This superb three bedroom house offers uninterrupted views over Clifden, Mannin Bay and the rugged coastline of Connemara having spacious and well equipped accommodation with all the comforts of home. Magnificent scenery – Pet friendly

Description

This lovely house is set on an elevated site of 3 acres at the summit of one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ireland ‘The Sky Road’ with its majestic scenery, views of Inishturk and Turbot island, and the surrounding coastline. This superb three bedroom house is a spacious and well equipped accommodation with all the comforts of home and is only 1 mile from Clifden Town Centre.

Layout

On the ground floor you have a sun room where you can enjoy your morning coffee or enjoy a glass of wine after your fun filled day and watch the sun set over the bay. From here you enter a large reception room with an open fireplace and dining area – ideal room for entertaining. The kitchen is fully equipped with an Aga style stove, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine dryer, microwave, breakfast bar. There is a study with an open fireplace, the utility room has ample space for storing any outdoor equipment ie wet / fishing gear, bikes etc. WC.

First floor

Bedroom 1 Spacious and bright master bedroom with a kingsize bed, ensuite shower room and double doors leading out onto a balcony.

Bedroom 2 Triple room with a double & single bed with an ensuite shower room, there is also a full bathroom with a Jacuzzi

Bedroom 3 Double Room

There is a patio area to the front of the house ideal for BBQ’s, eating al fresco and enjoying the evenings sunset over the bay.

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CONNEMARA AREA, PLEASE BROWSE THE “THINGS TO DO” SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE

Testimonials

“Great house, private, but with easy access to town and local activities. Very quiet and relaxing.”- Robert May 2019

“Very comfortable, cosy and homely big house with the best views and a great calmness! Yet just a short stroll to the lovely little town of Clifden with many shops, pubs and restaurants. The owner and Yvonne of Connemara Lettings were both very nice to deal with – no problems whatsoever! A great stay in a great house – absolutely one to recommend! Thank you!” Eva May 2016

Extras

Electricity and Oil is metered based on usage

Linen & towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Please note that €250 security deposit is required upon arrival.  As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure less the cost of utilities.

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.

 

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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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