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This spacious semi-detached property with its views over the Atlantic Ocean is in a prime location in an unspoilt, unique and stunning limestone landscape. It is within 1.5 Kilometers of a blue flag beach, and the village of Fanore with its fabulous Italian restaurant, O’Donoghue’s pub and a small grocery store are within a 5 minute walk. Arranged over two floors the downstairs portion of the house has a living room with an open fire and dining area.. This opens out on to a garden with seating area and at times superb sunsets over Galway Bay. On this floor there is also a comfortable sitting room with seating for 6 people, and a bedroom with bunks (sleeping two persons) The well equipped kitchen looks to the east over the Burren hills. Upstairs the double bedroom and delightfully decorated twin room exudes a warmth all of their own. Also on this floor is the bathroom, which has recently been refurbished.
Touring the area: To spend some time in this unique Burren landscape is to experience the delight of the region, timeless, austere beauty of hills, valley, sky and sea. From May to September the colours of the landscape change as plants, flowers and the beauty of wild butterflies mammals and bird life adds to this unique place. The house is located in the north western corner of County Clare. This area commands magnificent views of the Aran Islands (one of which, Inisheer, can be reached from Doolin) and Galway Bay. This is the ideal location for touring the West of Ireland, Connemara, the Shannon region and Kerry. Some of the top attractions of the region are all within 10 miles of the house, Alliwee Caves, Poulnabrone dolmen. the Cliffs of Moher with its recently opened interpretive centre. The villages of Ballyvaughan, Kinvara, Doolin, Lisdoonvarna and the town of Ennis offer a special Irish hospitality, with wonderful restaurants, pubs and speciality shops.
In the twin bedroom there are two comfortable 4ft beds and a velux window which looks out over the sea. Cream bedroom furniture compliments the oak floor and gives an air of lightness and airiness. The downstairs room has large bunk beds which sleep two people. Please request a cot on booking if required. The double bedroom has a large double bed and pine furniture. All linen and towels (6) are supplied free of charge....moreless
The bathroom which has recently been refurbished, and is decorated in white with chrome fittings....moreless
The garden seating area looks out to sea and the Connamara coastline. Sliding doors lead from the living room to the garden where outdoor eating is the order of the day (barbecue supplied). Beautiful sunsets at certain times of the year turn the Burren landscape a sensational pink. We would appreciate if smoking was kept outdoors at all times. The living room and kitchen are open-plan with indoor dining for six (please request a high chair on booking). There is an open fire in both the living room and sitting room for which complimentary turf is supplied. The price quoted includes all linen, towels, and cleaning. Electricity is on a 2 euro coin meter.
If you are interested in renting long term, please ask for our generous discounts....moreless
All of the above rates are for the rent of the property for 1 week. Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency and that amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner/advertiser. Payment by sterling draft or cheque, and euro draft or cheque is accepted. A deposit of 25% secures the booking, with the balance payable 6 weeks before departure.
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Sonas holiday cottage is situated in the village of Fanore which is in the heart of one of Ireland’s greatest natural glory, The Burren. A green road walking route, The Burren Way, which begins in Ballyvaughan, twists its way past historic sites, areas of outstanding beauty passing by the house to finish in Lahinch, which boasts a world-class golf course and some of the country’s best surfing. Sonas is in the perfect location for touring the West of Ireland and the Shannon region, perhaps taking a ferry from Doolin, the spiritual home of traditional music in Ireland to visit the Aran Islands.
Other Activities: For those of you who are music lovers, Doolin (10 miles) is renowned for its traditional Irish music.