This cottage is a little Irish gem. Full of charm and traditional features that will make your stay one to remember.
If you are looking for that something special for your next holiday then you have found the right place!
Ti Tom Ban, is a newly refurbished traditional style cottage with a modern twist. You are immediately struck by high ceilings, comfortable furnishings, yet still retaining many original features. The heart of the cottage is the fireplace with a wood burning stove perfect to sit around after a fun filled day in Connemara and enjoy a glass of wine, read a book or have a sing song.
Suitable for 4 people, the cottage is set in a peaceful rural area along a quiet lane way offering peace & tranquillity. Great place for walks or cycling.
When entering the cottage you are immediately struck by the warm home from home feeling of this very stylish, old Irish cottage.
From the front door you walk into the open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room area.
To the left of the cottage is a fully fitted kitchen with an electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a window overlooking the front of the yard. From the kitchen area there is a door leading to a shower room with WC and sink unit.
There is breakfast bar/table with 4 stools for dining.The sitting room area is very cosy with a 2 seater couch and 2 comfy armchairs surrounding the large stove, great place to relax in the evening after a fun filled day. There is a door leading to the patio area to the back of the cottage where one can enjoy a bbq and dine al fresco overlooking the countryside.Windows offering ample natural sunlight
To the left of the sitting room area are stairs leading to a small mezzanine area where one could sit and enjoying reading. There is a small single bedroom with hanging space and a small window to the front of the cottage. Upon entering the bedroom you will find an old butter urn!
From the sitting room area there is a door leading to a large master bedroom with ample wall to wall fitted wardrobe space, there is a window overlooking the front of the cottage. To the right of the room there are narrow stairs leading to a further double bedroom, the roof is into the eaves, there is separate WCand sink unit.
There is ample parking space for 2 cars. To the side of the cottage is a shed housing the outdoor furniture and BBQ – this is a great place to store wet gear or golf clubs. There is a paved patio area to the back of the cottage.
The stairs to the right hand bedroom are narrow and should be used with caution.
Strictly no pets or smoking.
Leitir Mor na Coille (meaning Great Big Hillside Wood) is a peaceful village in the heart of the Gaeltacht region in South Connemara. The main language in the area is Irish, a perfect location for one who wishes to immerse themselves in the traditional language and culture of the Irish people and don’t be afraid about trying a “cupla focal”. The Lettermore-Lettermullen Peninsula is actually a series of small islands which are linked together by the R374 roadway.
Lettermore Village has a welcoming pub and local convenience store (approx 12 kms from the cottage)
Lovely sandy beaches and secluded coves can be found in the Lettermore region, all which are part of Irelands famous Wild Atlantic Way
The Connemara Isles Golf Club is located in Lettermore. Why not enjoy a round of golf on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and relax in Ireland’s only thatched club house afterwards
The Lettermore area is perfect for enjoying long, scenic, peaceful walks. One popular trail in the area is to beautiful exposed Golam Head from nearby Lettermullen. The scenery is breathtaking so don’t forget to take your camera
For those interested in Hill Walking there are a number of hills and false summits in and around Letter more just waiting to be explored such as Leaca Donna, Knockaunateeskeal and Knocknasilloge
Connemara area – Things to do:
No real Connemara experience would be complete without heading out on a pony trail among the beautiful local scenery; Moycullen Horse Riding Centre is 44kms from Lettermore and is well worth the visit
Lettermullen & Garumna Heritage Centre
The Heritage Centre is the perfect place to learn about the old Irish customs practiced in times past. There is no admission charge
Why not take a trip to Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc and visit the famous holiday home of Irish revolutionary, Padraic Pearse
Standún is a unique family run store, based in Spiddal Village (30km from Lettermore) with a huge variety of Aran Sweaters, Irish products, Menswear, Ladies fashion, children’s clothing, Irish and International gifts and home ware and a cafe with home baking.
Spiddal Craft & Design studios:
This is a small complex of craft workshops with stunning views of Co Clare; where traditional craft demonstrations take place. Crafts include Hand weaving, Jewellery and Stained Glass making, Screen printing, and various forms of art, Traditional Basket Weaving and a Photographic Studio. It also has an onsite cafe, An Builin Blasta.
Why not take a day trip to the Aran Islands? Rossaveel is only a 15 minute drive (13 kms) from Lettermore. There are various trips between Rossaveel harbour and the islands throughout the day. Click on the following link for more details on ferry times an prices :http://www.aranislandferries.com/index.php
Exploring County Galway
Lettermore town is approximately is 48 Km from Galway city. There is a daily Bus Eireann service from Galway to Lettermullen Crossroads. Lettermore is approx a 1 hour drive from Clifden Town Centre. From Clifden you can take a trip to Cleggan Village and on to the beautiful Connemara National Park followed by walk around Kylemore Abbey and Garden. Other nearby areas to visit is Kilkieran, Cashel, Carna, Ballyconneely, Roundstone, Carraroe and Rossaveal, where you can take a ferry to the Aran Islands. All these routes take you along stunning coastal roads.
Maam Cross – There is a large pub and restaurant approx 8 mins drive from the cottage
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CONNEMARA AREA, PLEASE BROWSE THE “THINGS TO DO” SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE
Electricity and Oil is charged €20 per week.
Linen & towels are inclusive in the rental rate.
Please note that €100 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 (If you require a later check-in time please let us know). During peak season the changeover dates are Saturdays.
Check-out time is strictly at 10am on day of departure.
Please note that most restaurants & cafes in the area have free internet access.