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Tranquil Setting for Wonderful Holiday

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Tranquility, away from the hustle of everyday life.

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Last updated: 11/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom 3 en-suites, (Sleeps 8)

This house stands on 1 acre of lawn dotted with trees and shrubs. There is a wonderful little stream running at the end of the back garden - the ideal place to spend some 'quiet time' under the large over-hanging trees and listen to the stream. We have installed a bench and table on the river-side deck, for ease of reading the daily newspaper, an interesting book or just having a cup of coffee.

The house is within easy walking distance of the village where there is a number of small restaurants, one hotel and some pubs, where, on occasion,during the season, there are Irish music sessions.

There is a wonderful extensive playground in the village park for children, also an exercise area for the 'not so young'! The park, known as Inis Cealtra, has a wonderful maze which is fun for everyone, and very informative.

The marina is overlooked by the park and easily accessible and local boats and operators are available for exploring the beautiful lake. There is also a safe sandy area next to the marina for swimming.


Lough Derg is one of the largest lakes in Ireland - famous for it's May Fly fishing and, for those eager fishermen and fisherwomen there are boats for hire in the marina.

The oldest monastic settlement in Ireland, on Holy Island, is a short 10 min. boat ride away and well worth a visit. For those who do not favour getting there themselves there are regular boat trips available from the marina which is a short distance from the house.

Mountshannon is home, quite famously, to the White Tailed Eagle. With luck the birds can be viewed from the specially constructed 'hide'. Something to be seen in Mountshannon only.

Within 15 min drive you have East Clare Golf Club, ideal for golfing enthusiasts, and for the less enthusiastic there is fun to be had at the 9-hole pitch and put course which is even closer to the village.

The house is newly built, very comfortable, large rooms, well lit inside and out, and has 'wrap-around' deck to enjoy outdoor living.

Wildlife abounds in the fields surrounding the house and gardens, we have had visits from some deer lately, have spied hawks and many other species of the feathered kind, not to mention the odd rabbit or hedgehog. None of the above can be guaranteed, however, they have been seen!!

This is an ideal base for touring the South West of Ireland, 60 mins will get you to Galway, or to the sandy beaches of Lahinch,Spanish Point and many more. Limerick city is approx. 40 mins and the journey takes you through the charming towns of Killaloe and Ballina, well worth a visit. I could wax lyrical on all that is to be seen but the best way is to come and see for
yourself!!!

Co Clare has approx 100 miles of coast, part of the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way. It is just in excess of an hour's drive from Mountshannon.

The house is approx. 45 mins. from Shannon Airport and there are several flights to and from London daily from Shannon.

There are also several flights direct from the U.S.to Shannon and, if you are beginning to organise your vacation and have not yet booked your travel arrangements we would recommend flying to Shannon Airport, life is much slower there than the hectic pace in Dublin yet it has all the amenities you could wish for.

This is an ideal destination for anyone seeking to avoid the hustle and bustle of the busier Irish resorts and escape to a more secluded region where tradition and warm hospitality are a way of life.

We look forward to having you visit, if that is your wish.

Keywords: Large house on landscaped property.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/09/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    /smokers are very welcome to smoke outside the house....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$158
$790

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $52.70
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The rate includes the use of linens, towels, wifi, etc. There is an additional charge for electricity and oil used during your stay. These will be charged for the amount used.

Our guests are welcome to check in any time after 2.30p.m on the day of arrival and check out is any time prior to 10.30a.m. on the day of departure.

We do our best to be on-hand to welcome our guests and to help you familiarise yourselves with the house etc. All necessary keys will be handed over at that time. Again we endeavour to be on hand when our guests are leaving, however, if this is not possible all instructions are in our Guest Info. booklet as to what procedure to follow.

We require a 10% Damage/Deposit fee on booking our property, this fee is returned to you on completion of your stay.

This deposit will be returned if the booking is cancelled six (6) weeks prior to arrival.

Full payment quoted will be required on arrival.


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Owner info

About the owner: We are a retired couple who enjoy travelling, gardening and keeping our properties in good shape.

Why the Owner Chose Mountshannon, Co. Clare, Ireland:
We actually built this property because of the location, it is just 500 yds off the main road yet, when in the house or gardens one feels 'away from it all'! There is a wonderful little stream running at the bottom of the garden with large trees overhanging it, the perfect place to sit and enjoy a peaceful relaxing time.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Again, we relax completely when in our property in Mountshannon - it is the ideal get-away from it all place.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/09/2016

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Photos

  • Tranquility, away from the hustle of everyday life.

    Tranquility, away from the hustle of everyday life.

  • The sign you need to see to get to Tranquility!! Pine Ridge.

    The sign you need to see to get to Tranquility!! Pine Ridge.

  • Relax as you watch the flames, timber provided!!

    Relax as you watch the flames, timber provided!!

  • Dining area which has wonderful views of back garden

    Dining area which has wonderful views of back garden

  • Entrance gateway

    Entrance gateway

  • View from down-stairs bedroom with little reading nook!

    View from down-stairs bedroom with little reading nook!

  • Master room with King size bed, en-suite

    Master room with King size bed, en-suite

  • Double room with en-suite and views to front gardens.

    Double room with en-suite and views to front gardens.

  • Twin-bedded room, with views to back garden and farm land.

    Twin-bedded room, with views to back garden and farm land.

  • Driveway to front of house.

    Driveway to front of house.

  • Our friends - again!!

    Our friends - again!!

  • Staircase with feature wall, and numerous books for your to choose from.

    Staircase with feature wall, and numerous books for your to choose from.

  • Cosy spot on a cool evening

    Cosy spot on a cool evening

  • Kitchen, complete with dishwasher, for 'easy living'!!

    Kitchen, complete with dishwasher, for 'easy living'!!

  • Rear garden leading down to 'bubbling brook', yes, it is as large as it looks!!

    Rear garden leading down to 'bubbling brook', yes, it is as large as it looks!!

  • Downstairs double bedroom, with  en-suite, looking out on the lush front gardens

    Downstairs double bedroom, with en-suite, looking out on the lush front gardens

  • En-suite to master bedroom

    En-suite to master bedroom

  • Bathroom next to twin-bedded room

    Bathroom next to twin-bedded room

  • Rear of house with sliding doors and french doors leading to wrap-around deck.

    Rear of house with sliding doors and french doors leading to wrap-around deck.

  • Latest additions - Ebony and Ivory - keeping the grass down!

    Latest additions - Ebony and Ivory - keeping the grass down!

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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