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With the peace of the countryside but in the midst of town, this excellently located house is the perfect base for your holiday. Located only 2km a 20 minute walk from Salthill Promenade,with its spectacular views of Galway Bay & the Burren, and only 2km 20 minute walk to the citys 'Dominic street/ West area with its many traditional Irish music pubs & eatery's. The property is also a two minute walk to a main bus artery with regular scheduled services running every 15 minutes to the City centre & surrounding areas in only 3 to 4 minutes. The house is newly decorated (Spring 2014), is spacious, stylish, comfortable & very well equipped. There are plenty of food stores within easy reach and an abundance of child friendly restaurants & pubs so whether you wish to stay in and cook at home or go out for the evening, the choice is yours. The property boasts a secure large south west facing rear garden & secure private off street parking. The patio area is perfect for an evening drink/bbq.
Some of the historic and regional attractions.: *Aran islands* It is a place steeped in immense cultural heritage and history. Gaelic language is the first language of its residents. It is considered the foothold of Irish culture *Connemara* has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland. Connemara is a savage beauty', Oscar Wilde* A visit to Ireland and Connemara is not complete without experiencing the beauty and tranquility that is Kylemore Abbey & Garden. *The Burren* A unique limestone plateau,It contains dozens of megalithic tombs and Celtic crosses and a ruined Cistercian Abbey from the 12th century, Corcomroe. This area is especially beautiful in spring with its abundant rare wild flowers. * The Cliffs of Moher * are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O'Brien's Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs. From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains .
Golf Information: : The following are some of the popular golf clubs in the region. * Galway Golf Club, Salthill, Galway. This popular course with its well designed rolling fairways are bounded by mature woodlands and the spectacular seascape of Galway Bay. * Galway Bay Golf & Country Club & Hotel, Renville, Oranmore, Co. Galway. This well known coarse was designed by World Cup player Christy O'Connor Jr. * Connemara Golf Club Ballyconneely, Clifden, Co.Galway. This is a sand based links with its back nine described as the equal of anywhere in the world. Athenry Golf Club, Athenry Co. Galway. This course is generally uncrowded making it a very pleasant course to golf on.
Some leisure activities, events and amenities.: Some leisure activities, events and amenities. * Horse riding, Hill walking, Windsurfing, Sailing, Swimming, Scuba diving, Angling, Golf, Cycling, Tennis. * Galway Annual Festivals include the Galway races Horse Racing Festival, the world famous Galway Arts Festival,the Galway & clarenbridge Oyster Festival,the Galway Film Festival, Writers Festival. * Amenities include Beaches, National atlantaquarium, Salthill promenade, Indoor Swimming pools and Leisure Centres, Multiplex Cinema, Bowling, Coole Park Visitors Centre, Connemara National Park
The Main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom.
An extra bed (double sofabed in the lounge area) can be provided at a small additional supplement which would be suitable for two adults.
A Travel cot is also available if requested....moreless
There are three toilets in this property.
1 - the main bathroom up stairs
2 - the en-suite shower & toilet in the master bedroom
3 - a downstairs w/c....moreless
Medium to longer term lets can be arranged directly with the owner.
There is flexibility in changeover days (for arrival and departure) during low season periods.
Please note - to facilitate the preparation of the house for arriving guests, Check-In on arrival is 4pm or later and Check-Out on departure is 10am....moreless
Satellite / Cable
Local Services & Businesses
Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 8 people
Central oil fired heating.
There is a small heating supplement added to all rentals for autum and winter months....moreless
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The house is located in the West of the city - very near the Salthill area. It is minutes walk from the famous Galway Bay with it's beautiful views of the Clare hills and, the equally famous, Aran Islands. It really is a perfect base for your holiday whether you're on a short weekend visit to the city with a few friends or, on a family trip looking to soak up the wild west of Ireland.