Beautiful Aisling Cottage, Dooneen, Burren, Along the Wild Atlantic Wa Co. Clare
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This delightful 19th century limestone cottage nestled at the foot of the Burren Hills is situated on the coast road between Kinvara (12km) and Ballyvaughan (8km).On the wild Atlantic way Originally built and owned by the Maher Family, renowned stonemasons who built Fr. Ted's house.
In the spacious living room one of the main features is the original fireplace which still stands and now hosts an excellent Baltic wood burning stove with satellite TV and selection of books and board games. The living room leads into a dining room and upstairs cosy loft with double bed.
The fully equipped kitchen the heart of the traditional cottage complete with antique dresser, oil burning stove providing central heating and gas cooker.The utility room has a washer and dryer with an extra electric oven. The down stairs bathroom is situated beside the single downstairs bed room with shower and WC.
The main upstairs has two airy bedrooms one double and a single with bath, shower and toilet.
The delightful cottage garden will provide you with the perfect backdrop for a morning coffee or glass of whatever you are having yourself after a days hill walking. It is within walking distance of Daly's Pub (1/2 mile) and Corcomroe Abbey. There is also a wealth of Archeological sites to discover in this area. There are guided walking tours (within 2 miles) of the hidden Burren. The famous Flaggy Shore with it's spectacular view of Galway Bay is just 3 miles away - here you will find Linnane’s Seafood Restaurant and Bar - traditional music still thrives in the Burren region and Pub sessions can be found most nights in both Kinvara and Ballyvaughan.
Aisling Cottage is ideally located to explore not just the Burren region, as it is just a 45-minute drive from Galway City and the Gateway to Connemara. Day trips from both Ballyvaughan and Doolin are available to the world famous Aran Islands. Beautiful safe beaches within a mile or two of the cottage.Surfing is also hugely popular in Fanore, just a half an hour drive away.
Golfing at the world famous Lahinch Golf links. For those who wish to go underground then you are in the right place in the Burren which is dotted with caves including the famous Ailwee ten minutes away and Doolin caves a further half hour and while there you can sample the world famous Doolin music.
Our cottage has been our home for the past 20 years and we feel it would make the perfect retreat for musicians, writers, artists and nature lovers alike. Come and experience the warm cozy céad míle fáilte.
Keywords: cottage, quaint, beautiful, quiet, near the sea, burren, cottage garden,
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- We are now offering some great added extras! Those of you who come to Co Clare to part take in traditional music school may be interested to learn that we can organize master classes in various instruments. Most of the teachers have a great knowledge of traditional music and have years of experience as both musicans and teachers. We are also introducing secret walking tour of the hidden Burren. These guided walks are lead by a women who can trace her Burren roots back eight generations. Her knowledge of the traditional methods of Farming and protecting this special area makes a walk a wonderful experience and a must for anyone who wants to get the inside track on Burren life past and present. Sometimes our roads leave a lot to be desired. Should you require a day off from driving the narrow road of the area we would be glad to provide a driver. We can either meet you at the airport or arrange to meet the driver here for a later date. ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 4 - Dec 3, 2016
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Jan 14 - Mar 11, 2017
7 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Mar 12 - Apr 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 29 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Probably the most Traditional Irish music area in one the most traditional counties. Art gallaries, hiking, interpretive center, caving (Allwee Caves), Cliff Moher, daily trip to Aran Islands. Willie Clancy summer school Miltown Malbay, Merryman Summer school, Guided Walking tours of the hidden Burren, Burren art College, Galway arts Festival, Writing weekends in Ballyvaughan, Crinniu na mBád and Cuckoo festival Kinvarra, Horse races. Mind and Body Yoga healing center
Year Purchased: 1980
About the owner: Sean and I were born and raised in Co. Clare and Galway and have lived on this land for the last 28 years. This area of the Burren is so special to us for its music, beautiful walks, stunning coastline and warm friends and family. We would love to have you join the family on your next holiday to Ireland.
Why the Owner Chose Clare, Co. Clare, Ireland:
We both fell in love with the area before we met each other and by the time we did meet Sean had found and bought all two wall a chimney and a half acre of wilderness. He had left it sit for a few years until I came along. Then together with help from good friends we slowly renovated the cottage. These days we are tackling the garden. To be honest the whole place is a labour of love. We are always planning and scheming about what needs doing next and what dreams we have for the old place.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
One of the first thing that seems to appeal to our guests time and time again is the warm peaceful energy that the cottage and garden holds. The cottage has always been a home for creative people it is a place that feeds and inspires the imagination. We are now offering some great added extras! Those of you who come to Co Clare to part take in traditional music school may be interested to learn that we can organize master classes in various instruments. Most of the teachers have a great knowledge of traditional music and have years of experience as both musicans and teachers. We are also introducing secret walking tour of the hidden Burren. These guided walks are lead by a women who can trace her Burren roots back eight generations. Her knowledge of the traditional methods of Farming and protecting this special area makes a walk a wonderful experience and a must for anyone who wants to get the inside track on Burren life past and present. Sometimes our roads leave a lot to be desired. Should you require a day off from driving the narrow road of the area we would be glad to provide a driver. We can either meet you at the airport or arrange to meet the driver here for a later date.
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This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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