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Extraordinary Holiday Retreat

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Last updated: 10/01/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Fanore house description

This house is truly a remarkable work of art. It was built to resemble an old stone barn and does so beautifully.

On the bottom floor there are two bedrooms both with en suite bathrooms. One bedroom has a king size bed while the other has a queen. Upstairs you will find a magnificent Great Room. At the one end there is a seating area in front of a gorgeous stone fireplace. At the other end you can sit and take in the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and breathtaking sunsets through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

In the center of the room, there is a kitchen area with an antique table that comfortably seats 12 people. Also, hidden behind the fireplace, there is a powder room. The entire house has under floor heating which is truly decadent in the cool Irish countryside.

For those of you who wish to leave the house you will find abundant entertainment. There is a gorgeous sand beach just down the road. For the golfers in your group there is a world-class golf course just a few towns over in Lahinch. Also in Lahinch you will find some of the country's best surfing. Fanore is not as reknowned for its surfing but does have a surf school every summer. And for those of you music lovers, Doolin is just one town over and is renowned for its traditional Irish music.

In addition Doolin has many incredible restaurants and a fabulous craft store just down the road from the church (The Doolin Craft Shop). And if you need to get out of the countryside and into a city, Galway is just an hour away. It’s a wonderful city. Despite its small size you can find most anything you need there. If you’re looking for a great bottle of Irish Whiskey or an unusual bottle of wine, go to The Vineyard then stop by Sheridan’s Cheesemongers where you will find an amazing selection of cheese from around the world. But for those who wish to explore Fanore, you will find gorgeous scenic walks and some of the best angling in the country. And if you want to see things from s different angle, go horseback riding. You’ll love it.

The house is just up the road from O'Donohue's Pub, a small grocery shop and a fabulous Italian restaurant. All of them are within walking distnce.

For more pictures of this house and the house next door, please visit our website listed below.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs may be allowed upon our approval....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Office: 1 twin/ single

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          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) There is a crib available upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) There are convertible beds in both the office (outside the master bedroom) and the living room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library:

            There are lots of Irish CDs but please feel free to bring your own....moreless

          • Stereo

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins

          Local Services & Businesses

          • Babysitter
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Ocean View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Spelunking
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                There is a balcony on the second floor just off the great room with exceptional views of Galway Bay....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                There is a lovely stone patio just outside the French doors from the master bedroom....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 5
              from 26 traveler reviews
              Enjoying the outdoors in Fanore, Ireland 10/22/2009

              VRBO Bear stayed here:


              This home in Fanore was simply stunning. While the outside was made of stone to mimic the area’s historic old stone houses, the inside was very modern, comfortable, and very well decorated. The views of the ocean from the upstairs living room were absolutely gorgeous. The living room was an amazing place to sit and enjoy a nice cup of hot tea while gazing out onto the ocean. The beds were also amazingly comfortable with their many pillows and cozy down comforters to keep us warm on chilly nights.

              It was unbelievable how much there is to see and do in this area of Ireland. There were many great restaurants, quaint pubs, old castle ruins a few miles up the road and in the next town over, Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction- The Cliffs of Moher. Plus, the beach was just a short walk down the road. The beach alone with its unique limestone rock formations and tide pools with many fascinating creatures, kept us entertained for hours. The sunset (which was also viewable from the home’s private balcony) was truly incredible. Needless to say, I did not want to leave this beautiful home.

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter Holiday 2014/15
              Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,500
              Winter/ Spring 2015
              Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $150
              $900
              Spring Holiday 2015
              Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,500
              Summer 2015
              May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $300
              $1,800
              Fall/ Winter 2015
              Oct 1 - Dec 18, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $150
              $900
              Winter Holidays 2015/16
              Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,500

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              A $1,000 deposit is required to book the house. Your remaining balance is due two months before your move-in date. A €100 cleaning fee is required when you move out.


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              Location

              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Shannon Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              O'Donoghue's Pub
              20 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Lahinch
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Vasco
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Fanore Beach

              Car: Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Stone House

                Stone House

              • View as you enter the great room

                View as you enter the great room

              • Seating at ocean end of Great Room

                Seating at ocean end of Great Room

              • Master bathroom (shower & tub)

                Master bathroom (shower & tub)

              • Guest bathroom (shower)

                Guest bathroom (shower)

              • Back of the Stone House (taken while sitting in the field below the house)

                Back of the Stone House (taken while sitting in the field below the house)

              • Stone House with ocean beyond

                Stone House with ocean beyond

              • Summer sunset - June 2013

                Summer sunset - June 2013

              • Green road hike into the Caher Valley

                Green road hike into the Caher Valley

              • Rare bee orchid

                Rare bee orchid

              • Great Room

                Great Room

              • Great Room

                Great Room

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Guest Bedroom

                Guest Bedroom

              • Outside stairs to road

                Outside stairs to road

              • Actual rainbow from the Master bedroom - June 8, 2013

                Actual rainbow from the Master bedroom - June 8, 2013

              • View from Great Room window

                View from Great Room window

              • Winter sunset (yes, it's real)

                Winter sunset (yes, it's real)

              • O'Donoghue's Pub

                O'Donoghue's Pub

              • Shop Street in Galway - 1 hour from Fanore

                Shop Street in Galway - 1 hour from Fanore

              VRBO #95799

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              This listing was first published here in 2006.

              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

              $150 - $300 per night (USD)
              26

              2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Member since: 2005
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 10/01/2014
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