Extraordinary Holiday Retreat(32 Reviews)
The owner has been emailed.
This owner doesn't offer online booking through VRBO's checkout. You won't be eligible for our Book with Confidence Guarantee.
Never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram. Learn more
- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)
On the bottom floor there are two bedrooms both with en suite bathrooms. One bedroom has a king size bed while the other has a queen. Upstairs you will find a magnificent Great Room. At the one end there is a seating area in front of a gorgeous stone fireplace. At the other end you can sit and take in the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and breathtaking sunsets through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
In the center of the room, there is a kitchen area with an antique table that comfortably seats 12 people. Also, hidden behind the fireplace, there is a powder room. The entire house has under floor heating which is truly decadent in the cool Irish countryside.
For those of you who wish to leave the house you will find abundant entertainment. There is a gorgeous sand beach just down the road. For the golfers in your group there is a world-class golf course just a few towns over in Lahinch. Also in Lahinch you will find some of the country's best surfing. Fanore is not as reknowned for its surfing but does have a surf school every summer. And for those of you music lovers, Doolin is just one town over and is renowned for its traditional Irish music.
In addition Doolin has many incredible restaurants and a fabulous craft store just down the road from the church (The Doolin Craft Shop). And if you need to get out of the countryside and into a city, Galway is just an hour away. It’s a wonderful city. Despite its small size you can find most anything you need there. If you’re looking for a great bottle of Irish Whiskey or an unusual bottle of wine, go to The Vineyard then stop by Sheridan’s Cheesemongers where you will find an amazing selection of cheese from around the world. But for those who wish to explore Fanore, you will find gorgeous scenic walks and some of the best angling in the country. And if you want to see things from s different angle, go horseback riding. You’ll love it.
The house is just up the road from O'Donohue's Pub, a small grocery shop and a fabulous Italian restaurant. All of them are within walking distnce.
For more pictures of this house and the house next door, please visit our website listed below.
**Please be aware that I DO NOT use the VRBO calendar, so please contact me directly for availability.
Before making a payment, always call the owner at the number listed on our website to make sure your payment instructions are accurate.
Never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.Learn more
Member since: 2005
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
VRBO Bear stayed here:
This home in Fanore was simply stunning. While the outside was made of stone to mimic the area’s historic old stone houses, the inside was very modern, comfortable, and very well decorated. The views of the ocean from the upstairs living room were absolutely gorgeous. The living room was an amazing place to sit and enjoy a nice cup of hot tea while gazing out onto the ocean. The beds were also amazingly comfortable with their many pillows and cozy down comforters to keep us warm on chilly nights.
It was unbelievable how much there is to see and do in this area of Ireland. There were many great restaurants, quaint pubs, old castle ruins a few miles up the road and in the next town over, Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction- The Cliffs of Moher. Plus, the beach was just a short walk down the road. The beach alone with its unique limestone rock formations and tide pools with many fascinating creatures, kept us entertained for hours. The sunset (which was also viewable from the home’s private balcony) was truly incredible. Needless to say, I did not want to leave this beautiful home.
The VRBO Bear
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter/ Spring 2017
Jan 7 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring Holiday 2017
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall/ Winter 2017
Oct 1 - Dec 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Winter Holidays 2017/18
Dec 16 - Jan 6, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Taxes Not included
A $1,000 deposit is required to book the house. Your remaining balance is due two months before your move-in date. A cleaning fee is required when you move out.
Cleaning fee for 2 guests: €100
Cleaning fee for 3-4 guests: €125
Cleaning fee for 5-6 guests: €150
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Year Purchased: 2004
- Primary: +1 3105606918
Links to more information:
- CLICK HERE - See the Website for Our Houses in Ireland
- Click Here to see All My Rental Listings
View as you enter the great room
Seating at ocean end of Great Room
Master bathroom (shower & tub)
Guest bathroom (shower)
Back of the Stone House (taken while sitting in the field below the house)
Stone House with ocean beyond
Summer sunset - June 2013
Green road hike into the Caher Valley
Rare bee orchid
Cliffs of Moher.
O'donahue's Pub in Fanore.
Outside stairs to road
Actual rainbow from the Master bedroom - June 8, 2013
View from Great Room window
Winter sunset (yes, it's real)
Shop Street in Galway - 1 hour from Fanore
The Cascades in Ennistymon.
Fanore from above.
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Send a message to owner
Anonymously report this listing
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center.