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A Unique Cottage, Doolin Breathtaking Ocean & Burren views

Bedrooms 4
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)

Experience the true magic of West coast from Fuschia Cottage. Its location is remarkable in that from the front door you see the broad Atlantic, to the left of you the Cliffs of Moher and on your right hand side the barren Burren landscape.

Fuschia cottage is a family owned and run vacation rental and this is very evident in the hi spec furnishing, level of comfort and cleanliness provided. The owners, Frank and Marian Sheedy, greet all their guests personally on arrival and are always available to assist in any way to ensure their guests have a really successful holiday. The high level of repeat business bears testimony to this fact.

This house has been built to maintain the old world charm of a traditional Irish cottage whilst supplying all modern conveniences that today's discerning traveller requires. It resembles home from home which probably explains why so many guests return year after year.

A sunset viewed from the patio outside Fuschia Cottage is one truly magical experience and not to be missed. Check out our sister property at ID 1256294

The cottage consist of 4 bedrooms - 2 queen size doubles, one twin and one single - two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, sitting room with natural fuel stove, sun lounge, patio with BBQ, gardens and ample parking off the street.

One will find abundant entertainment in the trips to the Aran Islands, visit Cliffs of Moher, Ailwee Caves, Doolin Cave, horse riding, swimming, surfing, hill climbing, exploring the Burren. Doolin village renowned for its traditional music has an incredible amount of fantastic restaurants and craft shops and is only a 10 min drive away. Always a pint and a bit of craic to be had there.

Our sister property The Wildberry Cottage is just a few minutes away that also boasts the same wonderful views and sunsets.

Keywords: luxurious cottage near Doolin, ocean views burren views, 4 bedroom self catering,

More Details

Marian Sheedy
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Marian Sheedy

We both grew up in this area and built Fuschia cottage as our home in 1995 when we got married. We lived here for several years until we moved nearby to another house. We both have worked in the catering business since college and currently run Roadford House Restaurant in Doolin village. We have two children - Blathnaid and Jack, a dog called Beans

We enjoy guests coming to our home and make every effort to ensure their holiday in one to remember. Several guests return year after year so they are now family friends.

Marian Sheedy purchased this house in 1995

Why Marian Sheedy chose Doolin

Unique locations with wonderful views. The cottage is maintained by ourselves and therefore kept to the highest standard. Its a great family vacation home or a romantic hideaway . We are on hand to personally greet and assist all our visitors with advice on where to go and what to do. Nothing is left to chance and we value our customers business.

What makes this house unique

Amazing views of the ever changing ocean and weather. Rural setting with wonderful walks right outside the gate, patio where one can experience the most amazing sunsets. Owners always nearby to lend a hand or give advice on best things to do. Complimentary hi speed wifi.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our 4th stay at Fuschia cottage. Wonderful. We love the cottage and the Roadford House Restaurant. We enjoy Doolin and the rest of Clare and look forward to our return next year.
May 2007
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Doolin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We ask that you respect the property and its contents.
  • We do not charge a cleaning fee but ask that you please leave all kitchen dishes and utensils clean.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs en suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , downstairs bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , downstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds downstairs
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , upstairs
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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A Unique Cottage, Doolin Breathtaking Ocean & Burren views
average rating of 5.0 based on 76 reviews

Family Christmas holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house was PERFECT for a family Christmas trip to Clare! The views are amazing and Frank and Mariana are great hosts! Highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tara - it was a pleasure to have you and your family in our home. Within you all a very Happy New Year Frank and Marian
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Amazing Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing property with breathtaking views and all the comforts of home. We couldn’t have been more impressed with the cottage, it’s location, or the amenities. If you’re looking for a home away from home while traveling then this is the place. Frank and Marian are great people who were extremely helpful in detailing the area. This cottage is a must stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The Fuschia Cottage exceeded our wildest expectations during our week in Doolin! The cottage boasts panoramic views of the countryside, the ocean, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Burren to the south and the beginnings of the Burren to the North. It was comfortable, charming, and cozy with absolutely every detail taken care. This 'Irish cottage' was spacious with four bedrooms, kitchen, living room and sunroom which allowed us to settle in during our week there. Marian and Frank were cheerful, courteous and incredibly easy to deal with. To top it off, we were even welcomed with a basket of Frank's homemade scones, brown bread and candy when we checked in. This is an absolute winner!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mother Daughter trip

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Fuchsia House was nothing short of wonderful. The house its self is beautiful, the beds were SOOOOO comfy and the scenery breathtaking. On one side you have the Cliffs of Moher and right out the front is a view of the ocean and the Aran Islands.

Thank you to the Sheedys for making our stay so memorable. We will definitely be coming back!

Diana Bunch

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice property, wonderful owners

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Fuschia cottage for 2 weeks. Property is very nice and we had a wonderful stay. Owners are great. If we needed anything they were very responsive. You will not go wrong staying at this property. If we vacation in this area of Ireland again we will definitely stay in Fuschia Cottage. All pictures are very accurate, location is good, amenities good, property very clean and well maintained. Overall an A+ grade.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at the lovely Fuschia Cottage for a week the past 5 years.. Each year we travel other places as well. We have seen nearly all of Ireland in our travels, but I can honestly say that Doolin and Fuschia Cottage are by far our favorite. Obviously..we keep coming back! The owners have become like family and are always available for whatever we need. Not to mention a great meal at The Roadford House which they also own. The views from the house rival any we've seen in all of Ireland. I have recommended Doolin and Fuschia Cottage to anyone I know traveling to Ireland. We are all booked for year 6!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cliffs of Moher
The Burren Region
Doolin Cave
Burren National Park, Kilfenora, Co. Clare
Lahinch Golf Club
McDermott's Pub
Roadford House Restaurant & Accommodation
Aran Islands
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Lahinch Surf School
Fanore Beach
Doolin2Aran Ferries
sever boats leave daily for trips to the aran islands and also to the cliffs of Moher
Nearest Airport
64 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
39 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Nearest Point of Interest
Mountain view Horse riding centre
Nearest Point of Interest
boats trips
Nearest Point of Interest
Green Road
Nearest Point of Interest
Rock fishing
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Cliffs of Moher
Nearest Point of Interest
Doolin Cave
Nearest Point of Interest
pol na mBron Dolmon
Nearest Point of Interest
Wild Berry Cottage
Car: recommended

cliffs of Moher cruise, boat trips to aran island, fishing trips, visit Doolin cave and Ailwee Cave, hill walking through Burren, guided walks through Burren, traditional music sessions nightly in the village pubs


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Change over days are generally a Saturday but we can work with you on this depending on the time of year. Please contact us for a tailored quote for 7 or more nights thank you. Utilities are an additional charge - these are your oil and electricity usage which are meter read during your stay and charged on usage only on the providers rate - no surcharge applies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.