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Large, Family Friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in Magical Connemara

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Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oughterard chateau / country house description

Wellpark is a splendid Georgian (1730), large country house of great character and comfort with Wi-Fi, 6 bedrooms, (sleeps12) for holiday rental in Ireland's most beautiful region, Connemara. a superb fishing area. Wellpark is situated in the picturesque village of Oughterard, by the river Owenriff, near Lake Corrib. It lies only 20mins. drive from fascinating Galway, with Theatres, Shopping, Singing Pubs & restaurants. In one acre of lush garden, lawns and orchard, it has its own, separate, specially designed BBQ Garden, a delightful large farmhouse kitchen with open fire, French windows opening onto a Conservatory/SunRoom, aromatic turf fires and winding staircase. A large country house, it lends itself to family gatherings. Built in a more leisurely age, it provides a tranquil haven to refresh body & soul among Ireland's most beautiful lakes, mountains, rivers, candid beaches, fuchsia lined hedgerows and ancient castles. Oughterard Golf Club (18 hole Parkland) 5 min, Dublin Airport 2h 30 mins. Shannon Airport 1hr 45 mins..

Welcome to Wellpark and Ireland: The house offers traditional dining and drawing rooms - 6 bedrooms -3 king size beds,1 queen size and two twins) Huge kitchen with fireplace, utility room, 3 bathrooms (2 showers, 2 tubs) & Italian tiles. Incoming phone - Satellite TV, VCR & stereo and wi-fi internet access. A specially designed barbecue garden, hand made in local stone, with garden table and seating set under the shade of an apple tree & surrounded by fuchsia hedges. Wellpark faces the Owenriff River and is only 5 minutes from Lough Corrib. The region is an anglers paradise, famous for its brown trout, pike and salmon fishing. Boats and local ghillies (guides) may be booked (fish freezer provided).
The area has a wealth of beautiful beaches to discover and children ( and adults) can run free and get a real taste of unspoiled nature. Children are very welcome. There is plenty to see and do locally including singing pubs, the Aran Isles, farm parks for children, pony trekking, even dolphin watching,Golf courses, castles or a visit to Galway City to visit the theatre, go to the races, or discover the excellent shops with fine porcelain, crystal and hand knit sweaters. Irish Cuisine is wholesome and fresh - try the freshly caught Galway Bay prawns, wild lake salmon or wild blackberry and apple pie & fresh cream.Irsih cheesecake with Baileys cream is a dream..

2011 News
With the Dublin - Galway Motorway now completed, clients will be pleased to learn that the drive now only takes one hour 50mins (Plus the 20min from Galway to Oughterard and Wellpark!)

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 300 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

          • Bedroom: 1 king


          • Bedroom: 1 king

            Travel crib/cot...moreless

          • Bedroom: 1 double


          • Bedroom: 1 double, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

            Family bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


          • There are six comfortably furnished bedrooms in country style. 2 double bedrooms have king size beds, 1 double bedroom has a queen size bed, there are 2 twin bedrooms with 2 single beds in each, and a Family Bedroom with double bed, an extra child's bed (age from 2/5 years) and a cot/crib for babies. (English 'cots' = U.S. 'cribs') Sleeps 12 adults (and two small children)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom: toilet, tub, bidet


          • Bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet


          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet

            Large corner bath...moreless

          • 1 large bathroom with grand corner bath, with hand shower, separate power jet shower enclosure -toilet -bidet and wash basin. All bathrooms are decorated with hand painted Italian tiles and touches of Sanderson. 1 smaller bathroom with bath, bidet, wash basin and toilet. 1 smaller downstairs shower room with shower, bidet -wash basin and toilet....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Special barbecue garden, set apart from main garden, with large, hand built barbecue in local stone and garden furniture for 12. The barbecue garden is set amongst apple trees and fuchsia hedges. The house is set in one acre of mature lawns, orchard and 1 acre of landscaped garden. (Perfect example of charming, traditional, Georgian house and gardens, built in 1730) New addition - sun room/ conservatory looking onto the lush, emerald green garden, with comfortable armchairs for seating. (Tea in the garden in all weathers). Note: internet access 24 hour ADSL WiFi broadband. Telephone incoming calls only....moreless


              • Books
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player


              • Historic
              • Family


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Waterfalls

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountaineering
              • Equestrian Events
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Room
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Activities Guide
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Telephone
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Towels Provided


                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Grill
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave


                      • Terrace
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Barbecue
                      • Patio
                      • Screen Porch / Veranda

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


                          Write a review 4.7
                          from 6 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Jun 28 - Aug 1, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Aug 2 - Aug 29, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          €350 €350
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Low Season
                          Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          €350 €350
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          NEW YEAR
                          Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Low Season
                          Jan 4 - Mar 27, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          €350 €350
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit €125
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Major credit cards accepted.

                          10% discount on Repeat Bookings

                          10% discount on Very Early Bookings (six months before the period booked)

                          Rental rates for Easter weeks €1,500 Euro. Christmas €1,750, New Year €1,750

                          20% discount on 'Last Minute' bookings, taken within 14 days of the booking period.

                          Weekends/ short breaks in Low Season: €700 Euro per 2 nights (min.2 nights), extra nights €150


                          25% rental deposit to secure booking.

                          Balance plus €60 light final cleaning fee, plus cautionary deposit of €125 due 6 weeks before the period booked.

                          (This gives time to correct card details or Bank transfer errors etc.,)

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                          Last updated: 07/27/2014
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                          92 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Shannon Airport
                          250 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          30 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          30 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Lake Corrib
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          In village
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Oughterard Golf Club 18 hole Parkland
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          5 In village

                          Car: Recommended

                          Wellpark House is situated alongside the River Owenriff, in the picturesque village of Oughterard in Co. Galway, West of Ireland. It is in the famous area of Connemara, renowned for its natural beauty.

                          Dublin is 250 km, a 1h and 50 min. straight drive on the new M6 motorway to Galway (Galway Airport has an airport with flights from the U.K.). Galway is only 20 min. drive to the village of Oughterard and Wellpark House. Shannon Airport. 1hr 45mins.

                          Other Activities: Annual Connemarathon- Dolphin watching- Boat Trips to Lake Islands and Cong

                          Golf: Situated only 5 minutes drive away from Oughterard Golf Club, 18 hole parkland course with Club house and restaurant, non members welcome.

                          20 minutes away from Glenlo Abbey Golf Club (18 hole parkland). 15min from Bearna Golf Club (18 hole moorland).

                          30min from Galway Golf Club (18 hole parkland)and 45min from the spectacular Connemara Golf Club.


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                          Speaks: english, french, italian

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                          • Wellpark in June

                            Wellpark in June

                          • Rear view of Wellpark

                            Rear view of Wellpark

                          • River walk in front of Wellpark

                            River walk in front of Wellpark

                          • Teatime in the sitting room

                            Teatime in the sitting room

                          • A king bedroom

                            A king bedroom

                          • A Connemara beach

                            A Connemara beach

                          • The traditional dining room

                            The traditional dining room

                          • Front garden

                            Front garden

                          • Separate Barbecue Garden

                            Separate Barbecue Garden

                          • The Neighbours

                            The Neighbours

                          • Restful shopping in Connemara

                            Restful shopping in Connemara

                          • Roundstone Bay

                            Roundstone Bay

                          • The Sunroom

                            The Sunroom

                          • Kitchen windows opening onto lawn

                            Kitchen windows opening onto lawn

                          • Family Bedroom (King, Child's & cot-crib)

                            Family Bedroom (King, Child's & cot-crib)

                          • Cosy living room with open fire

                            Cosy living room with open fire

                          • A bathroom

                            A bathroom

                          • Cosy Kitchen Fireplace

                            Cosy Kitchen Fireplace

                          • Fabulous coastline

                            Fabulous coastline

                          • Back garden lawn

                            Back garden lawn

                          • One of the many lakes nearby

                            One of the many lakes nearby

                          • Christmas shopping in nearby Galway

                            Christmas shopping in nearby Galway

                          • Fabulous  Beaches to explore

                            Fabulous Beaches to explore

                          • Plenty of pubs to enjoy

                            Plenty of pubs to enjoy

                          €236 - €350 per night (EUR)

                          6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

                          View calendar: Updated 07/27/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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