About the property
- House2250 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Blackberry Lodge enjoys a tranquil setting within an easy stroll to the Renvyle House Hotel and with views out over a fresh water lake and the sea beyond. Sit back and enjoy the amazing sunsets in the luxury and comfort of this newly built home which has been decorated to a extremely high standard.
The ground floor includes an open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area with solid oak floors throughout. This area is fitted with multi-zone in-ceiling speakers so you can enjoy surround sound music. The large fully fitted kitchen is an entertainers dream, equipped with modern appliances including a double range with electric ovens and gas hobs, microwave, and dishwasher. The dining area has a large hand crafted oak table that seats 10 and with its open fireplace and piano it is the perfect location for cozy after-dinner sing songs. There are two sitting rooms that share a double sided wood/turf burning stove, perfect for those chilly evenings. Also on the ground floor is a utility room (with washing machine and a dryer), a bathroom and one king-size en-suite bedroom. Upstairs you will find three more bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom, the second with two twin beds and the third with a queen size bed. There is also a family bathroom with jetted tub and shower on this floor. Outside there are two deck/patio areas on different levels, outdoor speakers and a built-in gas barbecue for outdoor entertaining during the summer. There is also an elevated wooden deck with fire pit that boasts spectacular views of Inishturk, Clare Island and Achill.
Blackberry Lodge sits on the grounds of the renowned Renvyle House Hotel. The hotel boasts 150 acres of land that include developed gardens, wild walks, beaches, a large well stocked fresh water lake, a 9 hole par 3 golf course, tennis courts and an outdoor pool. The hotel is famous for its relaxed easy feeling, the quality of its food and service and the scenically beautiful setting it occupies. Residents of Blackberry Lodge are entitled to the use of all hotel facilities.
Renvyle Beach, one of the most beautiful and un-spoilt beaches in Connemara, is one kilometer from Blackberry lodge. Other local attractions include Kylemore Abbey with it's famed Victorian Walled Gardens, Connemara National Park where you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views from the top of Diamond Mountain and Killary Fjord where you savor the dramatic scenery on board a Killary Boat Tour. For those adventurous souls you can avail of an array of activities on offer at Scuba Dive West and Killary Adventure Center.
Satellite Wi-Fi and TV available. Linen and towels supplied. All rooms have one US Power Outlet in addition to Irish Power Outlets. Electricity is metered and will be deducted from the Security Deposit - meter reading taken by Caretaker at check-in and departure and rates are based on rate/unit charged by Electric Ireland. No smoking. No pets allowed. This home is only available for rental during the months of May - Sept.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 4, 2018
About Una Murdoch
Blackberry Lodge is owned by the Murdoch Family. We are an Irish family who have been living in the U.S. for the past 15 years. Connemara and Renvyle hold a very special place in our hearts and after visiting for many, many years we were thrilled to finally be able to build our "home" in Renvyle in 2012. We try to visit Blackberry Lodge as often as we can.
Una Murdoch purchased this House in 2012
Why Una Murdoch chose Rusheenduff
Connemara is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled places in the world. Blackberry Lodge is located on the Renvyle Peninsula in Northern Connemara which boasts stunning vistas of the Atlantic ocean, the Mweelrea and 12 Bens Mountains and the Islands of InishBoffin, InishTurk, Clare and Achill Island.
What makes this House unique
Blackberry Lodge is unique in that it is a private home that is located on the grounds of the charming Renvyle House Hotel. It has been built and decorated to an extremely high standard reflecting the fact that it is truly a "home away from home" as opposed to simply a vacation rental house. Blackberry lodge provides the best of both worlds - privacy, space and comfort along with easy access to the excellent restaurant, bar and facilities of the Renvyle House hotel and it is a great base for exploring the rest of Connemara.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Well appointed and maintained holiday home in stunning location
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will make sure to return!
Beautiful house. Great owner
This is a stunning house in a beautiful location. It is intelligently designed to the owners' specification. Everything is spotless and the accommodation comfortable. The open fire and wood burning stove add to the atmosphere in the evening. There is enough to do in the day and you will look forward to spending the evenings in front of the fire.
Phenomenal house and location
We were so fortunate to find Blackberry Lodge. It is a perfectly maintained house with all the amenities and a beautiful view of the water near the Renvyle Hotel. There are frequent rainbows one can see in the early morning over the water. The owners do such a nice job of providing a manual of the workings in the house, good local restaurants and sites to see. The caretaker contacted us in advance and was very attentive to all our needs. Highly recommend this house and locale. They're both beautiful!
LA MAISON qu'il faut louer pour découvrir le Connemara
Nous avons adoré cette maison, qui est confortable, bien équipée, moderne, décorée avec goût et dans laquelle on se sent comme chez soi. Les chambres sont chaleureuses avec des lits moelleux , les salles de bain modernes et le living room/cuisine est un belle espace baigné de lumière. Le poêle ou la cheminée sont prêts à fonctionner car la tourbe est dans un panier. Pour finir, la vue est inouïe : lac, golf, mer et montagne...le Connemara devant vous, avec de magnifiques éclairages ! Il y a beaucoup de choses à faire ou à voir avec des enfants ou des adolescents dans cette région ; Et si le temps le permet de belles ballades ou randonnées. Un coup de coeur que nous recommandons !
Blissful stay at Blackberry
What a location and what a beautiful house, or rather a home, that we were lucky enough to stay in for a week with our little people. The house has everything you could possibly need from a high end luxury rental, buckets of living space, cozy corners, gorgeous open fires, super open plan kitchen, outdoor areas to choose from, and the ideal for a holiday rental - a spacious utility!! All this in the gorgeous surrounds of "swan lake" and the facilities and environs of legendary Renvyle house. So much to do we couldn't even fit half of the activities in!
Thank you for sharing your blissful blackberry lodge with us :)
Sehr schönes Haus
Ein wirklich schönes Haus mit viel Platz zum Wohnen. Es ist alles vorhanden was man für eine entspannte Woche brauchen kann - nur einheizen muss man selber.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Cancellation Policy : 100% refund (less credit card fees) if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. Electricity usage will be deducted from Security Deposit based on meter reading taken at check in and departure. Fee is based on rate/unit charged by Electric Ireland.