1&2 Bedroom Restored Cottages,Old Parochial House(C1872).Wifi.

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Main House / Cottages of Old Parochial House


Last updated: 08/31/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Restored Traditional Cottages stone built from 1872- these were originally stables and cabins - ideally suited for couples and honeymoon couples;
on 4 acre grounds.
WIFI IN ALL COTTAGES (no usage charge).
Quiet, rural, unspoilt - A rural hideaway!
A place to let the world go by in front of turf fire!
A warm welcome (Céad Mile Fáilte) awaits you and you can be assured of a memorable stay.

Cottages available for Short Breaks. Property built with stone in 1872 is restored but maintains original features -fireplaces (including bedrooms), high corniced ceilings, timber floors, antiques. It is a former Parish Priest's residence. Owners live in main house and we gladly help with any queries or problems.

Self Catering Cottages in restored Stables on same grounds. Open All Year Round. Cottages (ideally suited for couples, honeymooners, or small families). All separate; all on grounds of Old Parochial House. All inclusive charges with Open Turf Fires and Turf supply, towels, linens, heating, electricity, laundry facilities included! ALL BEDS HAVE ELECTRIC HEATING BLANKETS.

WE WILL HAVE COTTAGE WARM & TURF FIRE LIGHTING FOR YOUR ARRIVAL! We are ~ 3 hours from Dublin Airport ; ~ 2 hours from Cork Airport; 1 hour from Shannon Airport.

Self Catering Cottages are as follows (see photographs below & for more go to Links at end):
1) Stables Cottage (c1872): Two bedrooms, two bathrooms (1 of which is en-suite),upstairs spacious livingroom,open turf fire; rural views - sleeps: 4-5;
2) Shibeen (c1872):Two bedrooms (one is in loft),1 bathroom,spacious living/diningroom with turf burning stove - sleeps: 3-4 .
3) Coach House (c1872): One Cottage from 1872,stone built,spacious livingroom with open turf fire;private garden; bedroom - sleeps 2.
4) 2 X 1 Bedroom Stone Cottages & Loft Cottage:
Each of these self contained separate Cottages - sleeps 2-3; separate livingroom with open turf fire,bathroom,kitchen - downstairs and upstairs spacious double bedroom.

All self contained traditional Irish-style,exposed beams,Liscannor stone floors, old artifacts, antiques.
All lovingly restored by ourselves. All spotlessly clean and warm.

Houses overlooking village and rural countryside with quiet riding pony and goats in field in front of house. Rural views, quiet, unspoiled, ideal for walking roads, tracks, bogs, discovering ringforts, castles, ruins, archaeological sites, old churches, and ancient graveyards.

32 miles - Shannon Airport; 50 miles - Farranfore Kerry Airport; 110 miles - Cork Airport; 170 miles - Dublin Airport.

Cooraclare Village - 2 minute walk with church, 3 pubs (impromptu seisiuns), 2 shops, and restaurant; plus friendly people! Less than a five minute drive from West Clare Atlantic Coast with its rugged scenery and deserted beaches.

Cliffs of Moher, Burren, Doolin,Loop Head 30 minute drive. Deep sea fishing,Dolphin Watching from Kilrush to Loop Head. Scattery Island from Kilrush with 4th century churches & 9th century Round Tower.

We live in a quiet unspoiled rural area (off Tourist Trail!) overlooking village in a part of West Clare noted for its traditional music and dance - impromptu seisiuns are held regularly throughout the year. Good seafood available in pubs and restaurants nearby. This is a place to unwind - to let the world go by in front of a turf fire - to escape!

All cottages are well furnished and equipped with kitchen, cooker, microwave, refrigerator, sitting/dining room with open turf fire (turf supply provided), shower and WC room. Stone floors, exposed beams, antiques creating a quaint secluded atmosphere. Duvets,linens,towels provided. Color television. Heating. Shared utility room with washing machine/dryer.

Extra Linen, Towels, beds, cots provided on request. Telephone, Mobile Broadband with PC on request, email in house, as well as pony and goats on grounds. Cycles and lake fishing boat available.

Contact: Alyson & Sean. You can be assured that all accommodation will be warm and spotlessly clean! You will be able to see more photos and information on Link 1; more photos and information on area on Link 2. Good Luck!

Keywords: Cottage,traditional cottage,vacation rentals,
restored cottage,old cottage,restored stables,coach house,loft,stone cottage,cottage for couples

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    2 acre grounds with ponies or donkies in field - sometimes!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Other (See Description)


  • Double Beds (1) Only quality (home made wooden!)beds and quality, comfortable mattresses used, Twin or Single Beds (1) single bed provided if required, Child Beds (1) on request, Baby Cribs (1) on request...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Open Fireplace (Turf supply provided ), wifi, Cooker, Linens & Towels provided, electric bed heating blankets, Charcoal BBQ, Electricity, Laundry Facilities, Heating - all provided in cost....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Well - not mountains but undulating fields !...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Portable PC available ...moreless

  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free WIFI in all cottages...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Only best quality Cotton Materials used....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Safe off road parking near each cottage...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Turf burning (turf supplied)...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    turf supplied...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Cancellation Policy: 6 to 2 weeks before arrival 50% refund on full payment.

Less than 2 weeks before arrival : 0% refund.

However, if we receive a booking for the cancelled period we will refund payment in full.


For actual prices of 1 and 2 bedroom cottages please go to LINK at bottom (our own website)

To book: 33% deposit.

Payment via Paypal or Bank Transfer.

Full refund if booking cancelled provided Cottage is relet for same dates.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 08/31/2016
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40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Killimer - Tarbert
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
0.3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
White Strand,Doughmore,Doonbeg

Car: Recommended

Walking, Horse Riding,Dolphin Watching, Spectacular Coastal Scenery, deserted beaches, Cliffs of Moher, Burren, Aran Islands, 400m from Village, Traditional Music and Craic in Village Pubs(3), Quiet Country Roads, Friendly People,Links Golf Courses at Doonbeg, Lahinch, Ballybunion,Galway-65 miles, Killarney and Dingle-60 Miles.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: Alyson and Sean: We have spent the last 23 years restoring this place! So its been a labour of love...... The stone built house was built in 1872 for the Parish Priest on 4 acres;so in early days - it was self sufficient. We had sheep but they kept running the moment we have 2 quiet donkeys! It has commanding views over village and undulating rural countryside. We are at stage where our 4 children have flown the nest;but come back to roost at every opportunity! We try to be self sufficient- we have garden,keep bees,make wine and beer and get milk from local farmer, get our turf from local bog. There is not much else we need!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Quiet,rural,unspoilt place. Undulating countryside; there is a bronze age ringfort on the hill beside us;in our field we found remains of 'Follach Fiadh' or 'Deer Hole' - this was a cooking place during bronze era. Local friendly people. There is a sense of place here.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, Irish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Main House / Cottages of Old Parochial House

    Main House / Cottages of Old Parochial House

  • Shibeen 2 Bedroom Cottage - Living Room

    Shibeen 2 Bedroom Cottage - Living Room

  • Living Room in Coachouse Stone Cottage ( in 1 Bedroom Cottage)

    Living Room in Coachouse Stone Cottage ( in 1 Bedroom Cottage)

  • 2 Stone Cottages

    2 Stone Cottages

  • Bedroom in Shibeen ( in 2 Bedroom Cottage)

    Bedroom in Shibeen ( in 2 Bedroom Cottage)

  • Stables Cottage Living Room with outside Balcony facing west to fields

    Stables Cottage Living Room with outside Balcony facing west to fields

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This listing was first published here in 1998.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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