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Teach ar an gCnoc, Kingstown


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Type
5* Holiday Cottages, Family Friendly, Large Properties, Late Availability
Bedrooms
5 Bedrooms
Bathrooms
5 Baths
Sleeps
10

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Our Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars

True Connemara 5* Luxury. Eliminate the stresses of day-to-day life with a serene retreat in one of Connemara’s most exclusive holiday homes.

Teach ar an gCnoc is an outstanding contemporary property which is the ultimate in fashionable luxury.
Its hi-tech features include electrically adjustable blinds, controlled lighting, underfloor heating, a movie room with state-of-the-art cinema screen and projector with reclining couches & surround sound speakers. From walk in wardrobes to rainfall showers, Bluetooth mirrors to bathtub with LED mood lighting. The property is fitted with an alarm & there is a CCTV system covering the external areas of the property.

It is virtually impossible not to feel relaxed at Teach ar an gCnoc! This truly beautiful home is less than 5 minutes’ drive from one of the most famous scenic tourist attractions in Ireland ‘The Sky Road’ which boasts the most panoramic breath-taking views over the Atlantic Ocean.

Teach ar an gCnoc is a perfect holiday destination for families, there is an abundance of activities for kids to enjoy without even leaving the property! Short walk & the kids are sailing on their dinghy boats or swimming in the bay or just fishing off the rocks. In the evening time you can sit back relax and enjoy a glass of wine before preparing the BBQ whilst the kids are chilling watching a movie on the projector screen after a fun filled day enjoying all the open spaces Connemara has to offer. Less than a 15 min walk from the house is a secluded coral beach that is perfect for snorkelling or to enjoy on an evening stroll or you can take a short drive to Eyrephort Beach which is a great spot where the locals frequent.Within a 20km radius of Roundstone Village, Connemara Golf Link Course, Ballyconneely Village, Clifden Town the Capital of Connemara. Kylemore Abbey & the National Park where one can enjoy the stunning scenery, roam the isolated white sandy beaches, dine in some of the finest restaurants or stop off for a pint of Guinness.
Perfect Holiday for Families – Play area, movie screen – (Your own home cinema), travel cot, high chair, stair gate, games & large area to the back of the house.

Layout

5 Bedrooms /

Ground floor:  3 double bedrooms / 1 ensuite shower & 1 shower room & separate WC

Upstairs:  2 double bedrooms / 2 ensuite shower rooms & 1 bathroom

Large open plan kitchen with 2 seater sofa. Kitchen table seating 8.

Large pantry with LED lights.

Sitting Room with 40″ smart Samsung frame TV. Electric Fire.

Bedrooms:

Ground Floor:

Bedroom1: King Bedroom ensuite with walk in rainfall shower & Bluetooth mirror. Walk in wardrobe and smart TV.

Bedroom 2: Double Bedroom. Sliderobe wardrobe and smart TV.

Bedroom 3: Double Bedroom. Sliderobe wardrobe and smart TV.

Main Bathroom with GROHE rainfall shower suitable for a wheelchair user.

First Floor:

Bedroom 4: Super King Bedroom ensuite. Sliderobe wardrobe and smart TV, desk & chair.

Bedroom 5: King Bedroom ensuite. Sliderobe wardrobe and smart TV, vanity table & stool.

Separate Bathroom with freestanding bath, LED mood lighting.

Movie Room cinema screen & projector*, reclining couches & bean bags. Kids play area with toys, kids table & chairs.

Exterior:

BBQ and Entertaining area with dining area seating 10.

Kids playarea.

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

Teach ar an gCnoc is new to the market, some great reviews to follow.

Extras

Linen and Towels are included in the price.

Free WiFi

Please note that a €500 security deposit is required upon arrival. As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure.

Check-in time is strictly from 5pm onwards.

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

Strictly No Pets

**Please note there is an extra €500 deposit required in cash upon arrival if guests wish to use the Home Screen/Projector.  This will be returned on departure.


 


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