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Pollclabber Cottage, Near Doolin and Lisdoonvarna in a Peaceful Rural Setting.

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Last updated: 08/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Pollclabber Cottage is set in a quiet rural idyll, close to Doolin and Lisdoonvarna, yet only three miles from the wild Atlantic Ocean. Both small towns are home to Irish traditional music. There are magnificent walks straight from the cottage on quiet rural roads, part of the Burren way and green pathways, with magnificent views of the Atlantic and the Aran Islands. Horse riding is available within walking distance of the cottage.

The cottage is located close to Lisdoonvarna and Doolin. Doolin, 5 kms away, is world renowned for Irish traditional music and has ferries to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher, a world heritage site. Lisdoonvarna is 3 kms away with its famous matchmaking festival in September. Horse-riding, hiking and biking on the green roads close by, brings one out onto the Burren, a limestone karst national park area with its unique flora and fauna. For outdoor enthusiasts, fishing from the rocks, surfing at Fanore and Lahinch, golfing at the links courses of Lahinch and Doonbeg, caving and rock climbing nearby may whet your appetite. Ballyvaughan, 20 minutes away by car, hosts an art college and restaurants. Northwest Clare boasts many cultural and archaeological sites including the famous Pollnabrone Dolmen. Galway city, an hours drive away, is a vibrant hub of Irish life and arts.

Keywords: Pollclabber Cottage and stone outhouses, approximately one hundred years old, restored, modernised and extended in 2009 is set in an oasis of 2 Ha of farming land. The cottage, with a babbling brook flowing through the front garden over a series of small falls, is located in stunning scenery down a private lane. The sunsets over the Aran Islands are truly amazing.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    There is a small open stream on the property. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Has a bathroom en-suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Has a bathroom en-suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Has direct access to main bathroom....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)and travel cot ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Hot water is provided by solar panels with optional electric heater for the dull days....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    A small number of toys mainly for outdoor use such as fishing nets, sand buckets etc....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View:

    Once you walk up to end of short private lane, there is a wonderful view of the Aran Islands and the Atlantic ocean...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    There is a stream running over a series of little falls in front of the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Underfloor heating throughout the house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is open plan with a breakfast counter, a dining table with seating for 6 people...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The grounds are open field, partially cut with a lawnmower....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Sep 1 - Oct 8, 2016
5 night min stay
$139
$836
Autumn
Oct 9 - Nov 27, 2016
5 night min stay
$134
$669
Late Autumn
Nov 28 - Dec 17, 2016
4 night min stay
$134
$613
Christmas and New Year
Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2017
5 night min stay
$134
$669
Early Spring
Jan 9 - Apr 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$134
$613
Spring
Apr 8 - May 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$139
$925
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,004
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$112 $134
Fri, Sat, Sun
$825 $3,211
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please note some changes to these rates may occur during May and/or at Bank Hols/ Easter/Christmas periods. Check with the owner re these rates and out of season rates. Also check rates for monthly stays with Helen.

These rates are all inclusive of electricity, heating, wood logs for the stove, bed linen and some towels.

You may check in any time after 4.00p.m. and check out by 10.00a.m. Unless by prior arrangement with the owner


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shannon
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lisdoonvarna
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lahinch
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Ennis
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lisdoonvarna
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fanore

Car: Necessary

Pollclabber cottage, a thoroughly modern reconstruction of an old cottage is near Doolin and Lisdoonvarna yet located in a very peaceful rural setting. It is ideally located close to the Wild Atlantic Way, Cliffs of Moher, Lahinch golf courses, Burren Way walks, cycles and horse rides. The Burren is a unique limestone area with rare flora which mainly flower in May. The area is full of megalithic tombs, ancient castles and churches, monuments abound. Lisdoonvarna is host to a matchmaking festival in September and Doolin has wonderful traditional Irish music in the pubs in the evening time. The Cliffs of Moher, whether you visit them by road or by walking trail are truly one of the local wonders, close to the house. A day trip to the Aran Islands from Doolin Pier is like stepping back in time and well worth considering. Doolin and Ailwee cave, open to the public enhance the understanding of the limestone karst. There is an interpretative centre in Kilfenora which explains the uniqueness of this area. Loop Head lighthouse and the surrounding area of Kilbaha is worth a day trip.

This peaceful house, full of natural light all year round would make the perfect setting for someone to write their novel, paint or just catch up on reading.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Clare, Co. Clare, Ireland:
Even though Pollclabber cottage was a ruin when we bought it, we fell in love with the oasis feel to its beautiful setting and the stream running under the road and down through the field in front of the cottage. We felt it oozed potential. It is located on the edge of the Burren way walking route, cycle route and Atlantic Way, perfect for exploring the area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Pollclabber Cottage is a pure rural idyll, with amazing walks. I adore that moment when I reach the crest of the hill just before the house and the Aran Islands come into view across the sea. It manages to take my breathe away every time. It revitalises and re-energises me every moment I spend there. I hope it does the same for all our visitors to Pollclabber


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Patio facing South west

    Patio facing South west

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • French doors to front

    French doors to front

  • Corner window sitting area

    Corner window sitting area

  • Twin bedroom and en suite bathroom

    Twin bedroom and en suite bathroom

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

  • Unique bridge under the road with stream flowing through land in front of house

    Unique bridge under the road with stream flowing through land in front of house

  • Sea View of Aran Islands from the top of entrance driveway

    Sea View of Aran Islands from the top of entrance driveway

  • Fancy a bit of surfing!!! Surf off cliffs.

    Fancy a bit of surfing!!! Surf off cliffs.

  • Fanore beach nearby.

    Fanore beach nearby.

  • Pollclabber cottage

    Pollclabber cottage

  • New project. Seating area sheltered by ancient stone walls.

    New project. Seating area sheltered by ancient stone walls.

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Sitting area with stove

    Sitting area with stove

  • Yes there is a table tennis table and room to play!

    Yes there is a table tennis table and room to play!

  • Double bedroom

    Double bedroom

  • Another view of Master Bedroom

    Another view of Master Bedroom

  • Pollclabber Cottage - Entrance view

    Pollclabber Cottage - Entrance view

  • Pollclabber Cottage - Beautifully Nestled into the countryside

    Pollclabber Cottage - Beautifully Nestled into the countryside

  • Cliffs of Moher

    Cliffs of Moher

  •  Mullaghmore, incredible area in the Burren limestone.

    Mullaghmore, incredible area in the Burren limestone.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Speaks: english, french
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