Egans'

Whitegate, County Clare (Ref. 921626)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    5

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    No

Features

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

The property

This superb country house is situated 3.2 miles from Whitegate, near Lough Derg in County Clare. With lovely furnishing throughout, this wonderful cottage provides a great base for families and friends with plenty of places to visit nearby. All five bedrooms are on the first floor, consisting of two doubles, two singles and a twin, plus also on this floor are a bathroom and shower room. On the ground floor are many places where you can either sit with your loved ones after a busy day exploring the area, or relax in peace and quiet with a good book and a drink. In the kitchen there’s the warmth of an open fire to keep you warm whilst preparing a lovely home-cooked meal, the sitting room comes with a gas fire and the sun room is to the front of the property, where you can enjoy a tea or coffee in the morning sunshine. Outside there is a convenience of off road parking, lawned gardens, a patio area, a brick-built barbecue and a gazebo. On sunny evenings, why not cook a meal on the barbecue before dining alfresco, while you and your party reminisce about the day’s adventures. The wonderful Lough Derg is nearby, with its many different activities on offer, including fishing, cycling, golf and horse riding, as well as walking and hiking. Within driving distance is the town of Ennis and the city of Galway, which offer plenty of amenities and attractions. This delightful cottage is a great base for exploring this part of the Emerald Isle.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • Kitchen with open fire
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room (seats 7) with gas fire
  • Sun room
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms
  • One twin bedroom
  • Two single bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

General

  • Oil central heating with electric storage heaters, open fire & gas fire
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer in external utility
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Ample off road parking
  • No pets
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Lawned garden to front & sides, plus rear patio with furniture & BBQ
  • External utility
  • Shop 5 mins walk
  • Pub 2 miles

About the location

WHITEGATE, COUNTY CLARE

Ennis 30 miles; Galway 51 miles

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport – 41 miles; 1 hr
  • Cork ferry – 110 miles; 2 hrs 30 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; 5 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Ennis, 33 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Lough Derg - One of the largest lakes in Ireland, and home to great water sports and fishing
  • Fishing - There are great fishing opportunities on Loch Derg, as well as the nearby River Rine & Shannon Estuary.
  • Portumna Castle and Gardens - Spend time visiting this semi-fortified house

Day trip:

  • Galway City - Lively, bustling city with lots of shops, restaurants and pubs to explore
  • Burren National Park - Beautiful rocky landscape with an abundance of flora and fauna
  • Ennis - Old town with lively market square, meandering streets and tempting restaurants
  • Limerick - A lively town with great shops, pubs and attractions
  • The Aran Islands - Catch a ferry from Doolin to visit the islands