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Unrivalled spectacular beach side location for beautiful beach house getaway in the Burren. Direct access from garden to beach (50 metres). Private 2 acre site. Panoramic views of Galway Bay. Ballyvaughan village a 5 minute drive (1.5 miles) with shops, pubs and restaurants. Local Burren attractions easily accessible including Ailwee Caves & Falconry, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Corcumroe Abbey and other sites of archaeological interest, Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Ferry, Aran Islands, Mullaghroe & The Burren National Park, Doolin & Kilfenora for traditional Irish music. City of Galway 27 miles with theatre, cinema,& sports activities. Galway & world class links golf a short drive.
Perfect base to tour Burren. Ideal base for hillwalking. Surfing schools nearby at Fanore and Lahinch. Sea fishing available from rocks at Blackhead. Easy access to Aran Islands via Doolin Ferry.
October 2015 Sep 27 - Oct 23, 2015 5 night min stay
Oct - Nov mid term Oct 24 - Nov 7, 2015 7 night min stay
Nov Dec 2015 Nov 8 - Dec 18, 2015 5 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 19 - Dec 28, 2015 7 night min stay
New Year 2016 Dec 29 - Jan 7, 2016 5 night min stay
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Beautiful beach house nestled at the foot of the Burren Hills. Direct access from garden to beach. Accommodates 8 people comfortably. This lovely house has a spectacular location on a private 2 acre site. Panoramic sea views from the dining area, sitting room & 2 bedrooms. Burren limestone hills to the rear of the house. Ballyvaughan village 5 minutes drive (1.5miles) with shops, pubs and restaurants. All local attractions are easily accessible; Ailwee Caves, Poulnabrone Dolmen and other sites of archaeological interest, Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Ferry, Aran Islands & the barren beauty of The Burren on your doorstep. Why not have a cup of tea at Father Ted's House? Worldclass links golfcourses a short drive away at Lahinch, Doonbeg, Galway Bay Golf and Country Club (Oranmore) & Galway Golf Club (Salthill). Ideal base for hillwalking. Surfing schools nearby at Fanore and Lahinch. Sea fishing available from rocks at Blackhead. Galway 27 miles. Well insulated & suitable year round letting.Ideal base for visiting Santa Claus in the Ailwee cave
Golf: World class links golf courses a short drive away at Lahinch (30 km), Doonbeg, Galway Bay Golf and Country Club (Oranmore 32km), and Galway Golf Club (Salthill 44 km) and Doonbeg (60km).
Nearest Parkland courses are Gort (25km) and Athenry (38km).
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: We built this house and lived in it for a number of years until commitments to our 5 children's activities forced us to relocate to the adjoining city of Galway (approx 50 km). We loved living here and intend to move back when our kids are grown.
Why the Owner Chose Burren: The setting is unique. It overlooks Galway Bay and access to the beach is through a little wooden gate at the bottom of the garden. The house is built in local stone and is very cosy, with open fireplaces in the sitting room and two of the bedrooms. It is situated in spectacular Burren landscape and is just outside the village of Ballyvaughan, with its lovely pubs and restaurants. .
The Unique Benefits at this House: We loved the setting from the word go. People felt we would not get planning permission but we designed a sympathetic low level stone house which is cut into the hillside and blends into the landscape. The peace and tranquility of the location, the comfort of the house, the direct beach access, and the proximity to Ballyvaughan & Galway are the benefits that people will enjoy in our opinion.
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