The Well House

Kinvara, County Galway (Ref. 933690)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    10

  • Bedrooms

    5

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

For a magical break away on the wonderful west coast of Ireland, look no further than this fairytale stone-built cottage, just a short walk from the pretty fishing village of Kinvara, in County Galway. Complete with a thatched roof and lovely exposed beams, this cottage is perfect for a family or a group of friends looking for a break away to remember. Step inside and you’ll see the sitting room’s rustic feature fireplace, complete with woodburning stove, ideal to snuggle up in front of during the chillier months. Walk into the well-equipped kitchen and you’ll find plenty of room to prepare a delicious meal featuring the catch of the day, straight from Kinvara’s harbour and you can enjoy your dinner alfresco in the front garden. With bedrooms on each floor, as well as a shower room and a bathroom, there’s space for all the family. When you decide to venture into the village of Kinvara, you’ll be rewarded by a fine selection of shops, pubs and restaurants and you simply must pay a visit to Dunguaire Castle, an impressive building steeped in history, hosting spectacular medieval banquets from April to September, featuring theatrical performance, music, rhyme and song. This village lies on the breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way, the longest coastal route in Europe, taking in an abundance of stunning seascapes, sandy beaches and striking sea cliffs. A great day out can be had by all when taking a boast trip across to the starkly beautiful Aran Islands, whilst attractions such as Traught beach, The Cliffs of Moher and Doolin caves are also within easy reach. Galway City is also within reach and boasts a wide array of historic sites, traditional taverns and interesting shops, as is the delightful town Lisdoonvarna, where fun can be had at the annual Matchmaking Festival. With all this and more, just waiting to be discovered, The Well House is the perfect property from which to begin your Irish adventure.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • Three double bedrooms (one with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room)
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room (seats 4) with dining area (seats 6) & solid fuel stove

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms

General

  • Oil underfloor heating with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine in utility
  • TV with Saorview
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • External utility
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop & pub 10 mins walk

Notes:

  • Open tread stairs

About the location

KINVARA, COUNTY GALWAY

Galway City 18 miles; Burren National Park 19 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport - 14.9 miles; 29 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 141 miles; 2 hrs 42 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Kinvara, 10 mins walk

On the doorstep:

  • Dunguaire Castle - A lovely castle where medieval banquets are still held
  • Flaggy Shore - Of which famous poet Seamus Heaney wrote
  • Galway - Lively city with great restaurants and bars, and en-route visit Glengowla Silver and Lead mine and Brigit's Garden
  • Kylemore Abbey - Visit this Benedictine abbey and its beautiful Victorian walled gardens
  • Portumna Castle and Gardens - 17th Century fortified house
  • Salthill Beach - Enjoy the attractions of the seaside

Day trip:

  • Killarney National Park - Explore this beautiful part of Ireland and admire the mountains, lakes and waterfalls
  • Burren National Park - Beautiful rocky landscape with an abundance of flora and fauna
  • Connemara National Park - Scenic National Park covering heath, bogs and woodlands
  • Lough Key Forest Park - Wonderful forest park of outstanding beauty and sweeping landscapes
  • Sligo Folk Park - Turn back time and find out about rural Irish heritage
  • Valentia Island - Home to the Fogher Sea Cliffs, Glanleam House and the Skelligs