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Westleigh, Sky Road

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3 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
2x Double, 1 x Twin
2 Baths



Our Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars


Strictly no pets

Located on the world renowned Upper Sky road on the Wild Atlantic Way.  Westleigh is a spacious bungalow with spectacular panoramic sea views on a large private site. The property is located a short 10 minute drive along the stunning Sky Road from Clifden, the capital of Connemara.


Westleigh House is a perfect holiday destination for families, there is an abundance of activities for kids to enjoy, sailing on their dinghy boats or swimming in Kingstown Bay which is within easy walking distance. Close by is Eyrephort Beach which is perfect for snorkelling or to enjoy an evening stroll.

This self catering home is also ideal for a couple who is looking to unwind and get away from it all, lovely quiet location with fabulous walks, short drive into town to wonderful restaurants. Connemara Championship Golf Course within easy reach. All rooms are on ground level. Perfect retreat!.


Reception Room: Cosy and comfortable room where you can relax in the evening, there is dual windows with fabulous sea views, electric fire.

Dining room: Dining table seating for 6, fireplace, doors leading through to the kitchen.

Kitchen: Fitted kitchen, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher.

Door leading through to the sun room.

Sun Room: This is a bright and airy room with sliding door leading out to the garden. There are fabulous sea views from this room, great place to sit back and enjoy your morning coffee or a glass of Chardonnay after a busy sight seeing day.Dining table seating for 6.

Utility Room housing washing machine clothes horse and clothes line provided.

Bedroom 1 & 2 are both overlooking the front of the property with fabulous sea views. Fitted wardrobes and dressing tables.

Bedroom 3: Twin beds with ensuite shower room. Free standing wardrobe and chest drawers .

Separate bathroom with panelled bath with hand held shower.

Separate WC

Travel cot and high chair provided

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.


Westleigh is new to the market, reviews to follow



Strictly no pets

All inclusive

Check-in time is strictly from 4pm onwards (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)

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

Please note that €200 security deposit is required upon arrival.  As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure.


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All inclusive

All one floor

Along the Wild Atlantic Way

Close to beaches

Fabulous walks

Free internet

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