Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

A Beautiful House in a Stunning Location

You sent a message to this owner.

Calendar

Last updated: 05/12/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Bayfield House is a spacious, lovingly restored farmhouse with incredible views over Galway Bay and the mountains of the Burren National Park. It is situated on one of the loveliest sections of the 'Wild Atlantic Way' and is five hundred yards from the beach and the extremely beautiful Flaggy Shore. Bayfield sits in its own three acres of farmland, lawns and rough gardens and is a very chilled place to take a holiday.

While being perfect for just a couple of people it can sleep up to 12 with three en suite doubles, one twin-room and one bunk-room (with two bunk beds). All of the rooms are spacious, comfortable and airy. The generously sized kitchen is modern and well equipped and has a large dining table that can sit 10. There are three sitting rooms; the largest has big comfortable sofas and an open fire; the next overlooks the garden with views down to the water in one direction and up to the mountains of the Burren in the other; and the final one sits just one person very comfortably and looks out over Galway Bay from the “perch” upstairs.

Bayfield is in the heart of the Burren National Park. The surrounding area is outstandingly beautiful and while being a perfect place to relax and do nothing the area offers a huge amount of activities and things to see and do. The near by sandy beach leads onto the stunning Flaggy Shore with a three mile coastal road that is probably one of the best strolls in the world. The location is very rural with cows and sheep grazing the fields surrounding the house. In addition to it being so rural New Quay also benefits from having the excellent seafood restaurant 'Linnane's' (500 meters from the house) and the Russell Art Gallery which serves really good Tea, Coffee, Wine and Prosecco a short walk down the road. It’s a ten/15 minute drive to the bustling coastal villages of Kinvara and Ballyvaughan. Also within easy reach by road or water taxi is the lively coastal town of Galway famed for its Oyster Festival, the Galway Races and the great music played in its pubs. There are superb walks right from the front door of Bayfield which are great for any level of fitness ranging from the walk around the coast to hiking in the Burren hills. County Clare is renowned for being one of the best places in Ireland for golf and the courses of Lahinch, Gort and Drumoland are nearby. The surfing surfing mecca of Lahinch is a short drive away as are the Cliffs of Moher which along with the Aran Islands are probably the most striking sites to see in Ireland. Due to the makeup of the landscape the area is famed for its flora and fauna which blossom in early spring. For historians there is the local history of the ring forts and the Neolithic tombs as well as some beautiful castles and churches to be seen. If you have kids there is a great amount for them to do in the area. It is a great place!

If your group is ten or more there are other smaller houses in the area as well as great B&Bs in Kinvara and Ballyvaughan, we can also recommend a close by cottage five minutes walk down the road which sleeps 4 (twin and a double) – please ask for details.

Cars are easy to hire from the airports (Shannon being the closest). If you need group transport when at the house 'Burren Coaches' are nearby and can accommodate any size of group. Ask for details.

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There are three places where there is a small step and the bathroom is not specifically set up for wheel chair access ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    En-suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    En-suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    En-suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • 5 bedrooms comprising: 3 very spacious double en-suite rooms; 1 adult twin room; 1 large bunk room with two bunk beds (sleeps 4). ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    En-suite with bath and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    En-suite with shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3

    En-suite with shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4

    Stand alone with bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 5

    Stand alone with shower...moreless

  • 5 bathrooms: 3 of these are en suite and two are separate.

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    The TV is set up for watching DVDs and there is a small selection at the house. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The hills of the Burren are close and can be easily seen from Bayfield....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Bayfield House over looks Galway Bay which leads on to the Aran Islands and the Atlantic Ocean....moreless

  • Rural:

    The house is surrounded by fields, hills and the sea. There are other houses nearby but the house is very private....moreless

  • Village:

    The villages of Kinvara and Ballyvaghan are a short drive from Bayfield House and have great restaurants, pubs and also supermarkets....moreless

  • Water View:

    The veiw from the front of the house looks diectly onto Galway Bay whcih can also be seen from the two front bedrooms and the lookout perch upstairs. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    A large dining table that can fit 10 or more if children. There is also an outside dining area with great views of the Burren Hills and the sea. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens and bath towels are provided. The bath towels are medium sized so if you like a generous towel or want a beach towel please bring one with you. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 large and extremely comfortable living rooms with extra ordinary views as detailed in the house description. One further reading area for one looking out over Galway Bay. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    A massive and very well equiped kitchen great for cooking large meals with plenty of space. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 5
from 9 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 3 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,600
Summer
Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,800
Late summer
Sep 6 - Oct 3, 2015
4 night min stay

€1,550
Cosy months
Oct 4 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay

€1,200
xmas & New Year 2015/16
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,000
Pre spring 2016
Jan 6 - Mar 5, 2016
4 night min stay

€1,400
Spring 2016
Mar 6 - Mar 18, 2016
4 night min stay

€1,550
Easter weeks 2016
Mar 19 - Apr 2, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,750
Late Spring 2016
Apr 3 - May 1, 2016
4 night min stay

€1,600
Early Summer 2016
May 2 - Jun 25, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,700
Summer 2016
Jun 26 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,950
Autumn 2016
Sep 4 - Oct 22, 2016
4 night min stay

€1,700
Cozy Months 2016
Oct 23 - Dec 21, 2016
4 night min stay

€1,500
Christmas and New Year 16/17
Dec 22 - Jan 7, 2017
7 night min stay

€2,100
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

€1,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

SHORT STAYS welcomed out of peak season - please ask for quote as this will differ from the web site auto quote.

CHECK IN from 18.00 on the first day. Feel free to park at the house earlier.

CHECK OUT by 10.30 on the day of leaving. Please leave the house as clean and tidy as you found it.

EASTER weeks 2015 (28 Mar/4 Apr & 4 Apr/11 Apr): 1350 E p/w.

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2014 & 15: 1600 E p/w.

ALL payments are through Pay Pal requests from maxxbayfield@gmail.com ONLY

I will give you my full telephone number when booking if you want to confirm payment; this ends 691951

20% deposit will secure the booking with the rest paid 6 weeks prior to your stay.

Refund of half the deposit for cancellation 12 weeks or more from date of rental

Refund of quater of the deposit for 6-12 weeks


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 05/12/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shannon - 50 mins drive. (Dublin 2 - 3hrs drive).
700 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Linnanes Sea Food Restarant and Bar
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Doolin for the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Gort Golf Club
22 Miles
Nearest Train
Galway
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
N18
700 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Linnanes Sea Food Restarant and Bar
600 Metres
Nearest Beach
The Flaggy Shore

Car: Recommended

There is an endless supply of things to do in the area. The walks are top of the list for most people. The coastal walk offers different scenery every time you walk it due to the ever changing height of tide. At low tide the rock pools are great for foraging in for sea life and the local sandy beach extends out into Galway Bay. Quite often seals bask on the rocks of nearby inlets. The walks in the limestone covered hills that surround New Quay are also brilliant. There are easy walks and also some more challenging circuits that you won’t want to try unless you are fairly fit and take some provisions for. There are several horse riding stables in the area and quite often horse racing or point to point racing which is very popular in Ireland. The local villages of Kinvara and Ballyvaughan are great to visit and have superb pubs and restaurants. They often host festivals and regularly have live Irish music being played in one or other of the pubs. Further afield is Galway which is a lively and vibrant town that has year round live music in many of the bars. It has very very cool night life especially round the Quay side area and is a lovely town to walk around with a huge Cathedral and some lovely old Irish streets. Also within easy reach are the Aran Islands which can be accessed by a small ferry from Doolin (about an hour trip). The Islands are absolutely beautiful and great for walking on or hiring a bike and cycling around. Ferries from Doolin also go to the Cliffs of Moher which are as striking to see from the water as they are from the top of the cliffs. Having said how much there is to do around the area, Bayfield House and the tiny area of New Quay is somewhere that is great to stay and doing nothing in. There is the pub down the road and the Russel Gallery that does great food, wine and teas and coffees. You can buy freshly laid eggs and other basic groceries from local farmers. Staying in the house is a lovely thing to spend time doing either in the house itself or out in the garden taking in the views.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1860

Why the Owner Chose New Quay:
Bayfield was built by our Great Great Grandfather and has been in the family ever since. Our Great Uncle Edward Hynes, the renowned artist who drew for several American and Eurpoean magazines, lived at the house and the main sitting room was his studio for many years. You will see many copies of his pictures and cartoons around the house. We grew up visiting Bayfield for holidays and now think of it as part of the family. We love the walking, the pubs, the views and the people on the West Coast and come back to visit whenever we can.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Bayfield House in early spring.

    Bayfield House in early spring.

  • The garden room with views down to the sea and up to the hills of the Burren.

    The garden room with views down to the sea and up to the hills of the Burren.

  • The back garden and the garden room.

    The back garden and the garden room.

  • En suite bathroom

    En suite bathroom

  • The costal walk (or jog) from the house

    The costal walk (or jog) from the house

  • The nearby beach, part of the Flaggy Shore. Lovely for watching sunsets from.

    The nearby beach, part of the Flaggy Shore. Lovely for watching sunsets from.

  • Bayfield's sitting room, formerly Uncle Edward's painting studio.

    Bayfield's sitting room, formerly Uncle Edward's painting studio.

  • Bayfield from the road with some very friendly cows keeping the grass down.

    Bayfield from the road with some very friendly cows keeping the grass down.

  • The bunk room whcih has two bunk beds (sleeps four).

    The bunk room whcih has two bunk beds (sleeps four).

  • The view from the front door!

    The view from the front door!

  • One of the three en suite bedrooms (also has a twin and a bunk room)

    One of the three en suite bedrooms (also has a twin and a bunk room)

  • The local coastal walk; with the Martello Tower and Black Head Mountain in view.

    The local coastal walk; with the Martello Tower and Black Head Mountain in view.

  • Bayfield's kitchen with seating for 10.

    Bayfield's kitchen with seating for 10.

  • The beach which is 5 minutes walk away.

    The beach which is 5 minutes walk away.

  • One of the three en suite bedrooms (Bayfield also has a twin and a bunk room)

    One of the three en suite bedrooms (Bayfield also has a twin and a bunk room)

  • The lookout perch which looks out over Galway Bay.

    The lookout perch which looks out over Galway Bay.

  • Views from the nearby Abbey Hill. A great walk!

    Views from the nearby Abbey Hill. A great walk!

  • One of the three en suite bedrooms (Bayfield also has a twin and a bunk room)

    One of the three en suite bedrooms (Bayfield also has a twin and a bunk room)

  • The nearby lake with the Martello tower and Black Head Mountain in the distance

    The nearby lake with the Martello tower and Black Head Mountain in the distance

  • Yacht Racing on Galway Bay with Galway Sailing Club.

    Yacht Racing on Galway Bay with Galway Sailing Club.

  • A distant view of New Quay peninsula and Bayfield from Black Head Mountain

    A distant view of New Quay peninsula and Bayfield from Black Head Mountain

  • The coastal path from the house. An extremely pleasant walk.

    The coastal path from the house. An extremely pleasant walk.

  • The Cliffs of Moher. Probably the most stunning thing to see in Ireland.

    The Cliffs of Moher. Probably the most stunning thing to see in Ireland.

  • Taking a break before dinner at the Pier Head in Kinvara.

    Taking a break before dinner at the Pier Head in Kinvara.

VRBO #492963

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 23, 2015

€171 - €300 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/12/2015
Email owner
Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

Share this property via Email

A beautiful house in a stunning location

New Quay #492963

5 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 12

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.