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Cozy Beach Cottage with Lots of Character

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fanore cottage description

One of the closest dwelling houses to the beach, this authentic, restored centuries-old stone cottage is tucked between Fanore Beach and the Burren Hills on The Coast Road between the beach entrance and a Surf School. It is a short walk to O'Donohue's traditional Irish Seafood Pub, an award-winning restaurant and bakery, a nearby sea-angling shop, a convenience shop, and the local (Craggagh) Post Office.

The house was restored to be very snug and cozy. It has spectacular views of the sea and the sunset. The living room has a working turf and wood fireplace and an upstairs loft with a modern, high quality queen-size bed and two large skylights for star-gazing. The all-electric kitchen includes central heating, large rustic table and benches, and traditional hand-made furniture, including 2 blackthorn rockers for long hours of reading by the fire. The bathhouse (once the cow-house) is a few steps outside, across a back patio, with separate central heating, shower and soaking tub. The main house has two additional downstairs bedrooms, one double and one single.

The back patio is a great perch for private sunning, morning coffee, and for hanging beach towels after a day of swimming or surfing.

There is off-street parking for 2-3 small cars adjacent to the bathhouse with back-entrance access to the house.

This is an ideal house for couples desiring to experience an authentic traditional Irish farm cottage and commune with nature in a quiet sanctuary.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered:

                well-behaved pets which stay with owners at all times. Absolutely no pets on beds or furniture....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Stereo

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Festivals
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Groceries
              • Laundromat

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                nearest cottage to Fanore Beach...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Aran Islands, Connemara and the Burren National Park...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Parasailing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Spelunking
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Linens Provided:

                    All visits require a 50 Euro cleaning fee. ...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Beach towels are not provided. We ask that you lease bring your own, as the bath towels we provide can not be used at the beach....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Franklin stove for wood or turf...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  autumn
                  Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $86
                  $600
                  winter
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $65
                  $425
                  early spring
                  Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $72
                  $500
                  may
                  May 1 - May 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $86
                  $600
                  summer
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $100
                  $700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  We generally prefer stays of one week minimum, though exceptions are possible.

                  Christmas - New Years stays = $100/night.

                  Easter Week stays = $100/night.

                  Longer term winter stays are possible for a negotiated price.

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                  Location

                  This delightful cottage is the closest dwelling to one of Ireland's top recreational beaches, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, The Aran Islands, Galway Bay, Connemara and of course the spectacular Burren Hills. In the heart of the Burren Nature Preserve, quiet and serene, it is a perfect place for birdwatchers, writers, musicians, photographers, surfers and nature lovers... with swimming and surfing, horse riding on the beach, walking along the green roads, fishing off Black Head, rock climbing, cycling, golfing and exploring archaeological sites. There are many guided walking tours of the area catering to botanists, archaeologists and historians, with archaeological digs within walking distance of the house.

                  The cottage is located one hour from Shannon airport and one hour from Galway, with daily door-to-door bus service to Galway City during the summer months. For local day trips, nearby villages include Ballyvaughan, Doolin, Lisdoonvarna and the Aran Islands. The Burren is famous for the Cliffs of Moher, and for its caves, with the Ailwee caves in nearby Ballyvaughan, and the world's 3rd largest stalactite just a few miles away in Doolin Caves - along with some of the best tea houses, seafood restaurants and traditional music pubs in all of Ireland... with regular sessions and traditional dancing in nearby Kinvara, Ballyvaughan, Kilfenora and Doolin.

                  Nearby opportunities include the Willie Clancy, Milltown Malbay, and Merryman Summer schools for traditional music courses, Guided Walking tours of the hidden Burren, Burren Art College summer courses, the Galway Arts Festival, The Galway Races, The Killkee Races, Writing weekends in Ballyvaughan, Crinniu na mBád (Galway Hooker) boat races and Cuckoo (music) festivals in Kinvarra, as well as Mind and Body Yoga healing centers.

                   

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                  Speaks: english, spanish

                   

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                  • Burren view of bathhouse, cottage and Fanore Beach

                    Burren view of bathhouse, cottage and Fanore Beach

                  • surfing at Fanore Beach

                    surfing at Fanore Beach

                  • putting in Doolin

                    putting in Doolin

                  • friends

                    friends

                  • angling off Black Head

                    angling off Black Head

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                  • horseriding on Fanore's green roads.

                    horseriding on Fanore's green roads.

                  • Fanore Beach viewed from the upper bedroom

                    Fanore Beach viewed from the upper bedroom

                  • Aloha Surf School Class at Fanore beach

                    Aloha Surf School Class at Fanore beach

                  • cycling on the Aran Islands

                    cycling on the Aran Islands

                  • and neighbors

                    and neighbors

                  • O'Donoghue's, Fanore's village pub and seafood restaurant

                    O'Donoghue's, Fanore's village pub and seafood restaurant

                  VRBO #425642

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                  $65 - $100 per night (USD)
                  5

                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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                  Speaks: english, spanish
                  • Calendar last updated 08/29/2014
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