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Dove Cottage in Oughterard, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

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Welcome to Dove Cottage for a Romantic and lasting memory of Ireland.

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Last updated: 08/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Connemara is a place to unwind and relax. Why not treat yourself and stay at Dove cottage. This delightful cottage is situated on 3 acres - on the same property as Corin Lodge where the owners Miriam and David live. You will enjoy total privacy. The lodge was originally built as a hunting lodge for The Countess Mataxa of Connemara. There is a variety of activities to choose from - take a stroll down the driveway and spend the day fishing on Lough Corrib, golf at the local 18 hole golf course or walk the illustrious Western Way through some of the most glorious and unspoiled scenery in Europe. Take your picnic basket and explore majestic Connemara where so many personalities including King Edward V11, Maharaja Jam Sahib, Sir William Wilde, his son Oscar and William Butler Yeates were inspired by the mystical beauty of this extraordinary landscape. A warm welcome awaits you.

Bedrooms: There are 2 large airy double bedrooms with queen style double beds, sleeps two or four. Perhaps 5 as there is also a Futon bed in the large bedroom on the first floor.

Bathrooms: Ground floor bathroom (rest room) with Instant Hot Water electric shower. W/C and W/H/Basin

Kitchen: This self-catering cottage has a galley type kitchen integrated into the Dining /living room which includes a 2 hob electric cooker with oven, under unit fridge, microwave, sink and all the usual kitchen utensils toaster,Coffee maker, kettle etc., and Picnic basket.

Utility Room:

washing machine and dryer on the property.

Living Room; Delightful classy interior design. The cosy living room is cottage-smart includes open fire (wood provided). T.V. DVD, Radio and a good selection of books and films to choose from.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service;
Fluffy white towels and fine linen included. Property cleaned once a week to a high standard.

Amenities/Facilities;
Barbecue, Parking, Garden.

Fridge, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Central Heating, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.WI/FI
Garden furniture.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • In the Large Bedroom on the Ist floor there is a a Futon available.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Boat can be Booked and arranged for Fishing during the Fishing Season...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Oughterard Golf Course is approx 5 minutes by Car from Dove Cottage...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$103
$730

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Travelers pay 200.00. Euro at time of Booking and balance approx 6 weeks before arrival Date , or by prior arrangement


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Last updated: 08/12/2016
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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shannon or Dublin
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Boat Inn
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Oughterard Golf Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Galway
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
n59
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Breathnachs
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dogs bay

Car: Recommended

Immerse yourself in the rich natural beauty, Ireland's true Emerald 'Connemara'. Spoil yourself by staying at the Romantic retreat of 'Dove Cottage'.The gentle curved drive,Set back 300 meter's from the Road the lush four acre garden and exotic trees invite you into this magical property. With a wonderland of activities to choose from to suit every taste. Ranging from fishing on the world renowned Lough Corrib, Golf at the exquisite 18 hole Golf course or take advantage of the illustrious 'Western Way Walks' that navigate breathtaking landscapes, the rich History of Ireland's past. Breathe the same fresh air that held the imagination of some of Ireland's most prolific writers such as Wilde, Yeats, and Synge, where former neighbor Walter Macken penned many of his celebrated novel's 'Quench the Moon'. A 2 bedroom Cottage, beside the main residence, set on 3 acres of beautiful mature gardens set back from the road by an avenue of hedgerows of rhododendrons with 100 year old pine trees.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: After many years of searching for a Holiday Home in the West of Ireland In Connemara we stumbled upon Dove Cottage. We are a couple who found a piece of heaven in the west of Ireland.

Why the Owner Chose Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland:
A peaceful Romantic hideaway which can be used as a base for Daily Trips to Connemara along the Atlantic Way


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Welcome to Dove Cottage for a Romantic and  lasting memory of Ireland.

    Welcome to Dove Cottage for a Romantic and lasting memory of Ireland.

  • Relaxing afternoon read

    Relaxing afternoon read

  • Ground Floor Bedroom

    Ground Floor Bedroom

  • A nice stroll in the Woods

    A nice stroll in the Woods

  • The silence of Lough Corrib will hold your thoughts.

    The silence of Lough Corrib will hold your thoughts.

  • Heading for our secret Fishing ground

    Heading for our secret Fishing ground

  • Connemara For those that Cycle or walk

    Connemara For those that Cycle or walk

  • Glorious from Diamond Hill
Connemara

    Glorious from Diamond Hill Connemara

  • A busy day on the Beach !

    A busy day on the Beach !

  • A days Picnic on Lough Na Fooghy Connemara

    A days Picnic on Lough Na Fooghy Connemara

  • Beautiful evenings on the shore of Lough Corrib.

    Beautiful evenings on the shore of Lough Corrib.

  • Views out onto our Beautiful Gardens

    Views out onto our Beautiful Gardens

  • Ist Floor Bedroom with Views of our Fabulous Gardens

    Ist Floor Bedroom with Views of our Fabulous Gardens

  • Spend a day exploring the magic of Kylemore Abbey and its  Victorian Garden

    Spend a day exploring the magic of Kylemore Abbey and its Victorian Garden

  • Early morning for a days Fishing and Picnic

    Early morning for a days Fishing and Picnic

  • Beautiful Wild Fresh Salmon caught 1 hr ago,
mmmm, grilled on BBQ for Supper

    Beautiful Wild Fresh Salmon caught 1 hr ago, mmmm, grilled on BBQ for Supper

  • One of the many Views from Glann

    One of the many Views from Glann

  • Connemara National Park the jewel of Connemara.

    Connemara National Park the jewel of Connemara.

  • Sunset on the Lake

    Sunset on the Lake

  • A hillwalker's paradise.

    A hillwalker's paradise.

VRBO #440489

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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