Myles

Maam, County Galway (Ref. 22446)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    4

  • Pets

    No

Features

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

The property

Set just 15 miles from the stunning Connemara National Park in County Galway is this detached, welcoming cottage in the lovely hamlet of Maam. This single-storey Maam cottage offers guests spectacular views out across the Bealanabrack River and over to the mountains, particularly from the sitting room’s large window which really appreciates the picturesque vistas. Refurbished to provide a contemporary style, with the chimney breast inspired by American design, this cottage in Galway has spacious, yet cosy accommodation and is ideal for friends and families. With four comfy bedrooms, guests can rest assured that they will benefit from a good night’s sleep in this Galway cottage, essential after a busy and exciting day discovering the area. Why not relax in the sitting room in front of the roaring multi-fuel stove and plan what places you would like to explore in this fascinating area before retiring to bed to dream of what adventures are still to come? Located in a superb area, with so much to see and do, this Galway cottage has many attractions and activities nearby to keep all members of your party entertained. With so many hiking and walking trails in the area, you will uncover breathtaking views and landscapes which will linger long in the memory. There is also the opportunity to enjoy a boat trip to Inishboffin Island or on Killary Fjord; a wonderful way to spend a sunny afternoon. Kylemore Abbey, a very impressive building, is well worth visiting, as is Clifden, an atmospheric market town with many restaurants, pubs and shops on offer. Connemara’s coastline is spectacular, with sprawling sands, jagged shores and hidden coves where guests can experience the tranquillity and solitude that they provide. For those who enjoy fishing, there are ample fishing opportunities available on the vast Lough Mask and Lough Corrib. The city of Galway is well worth discovering, with its iconic architecture and its cosmopolitan nightlife, this city is a must to visit. With so much to see and do, you will love returning to this comfortable Maam cottage, a wonderful holiday base.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • Two double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin & WC)
  • One single bedroom
  • One family room with 1 double bed, 1 single bed & en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove

General

  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Additional freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • PS2 with games
  • Selection of books & board games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for multi-fuel stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair
  • No pets
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned gardens with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop & pub 8 mins walk

Notes:

  • This property is situated close to the road, children must be supervised
  • Due to the nearby stream & river, children must be supervised at all times

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MAAM, COUNTY GALWAY

Clifden 26 miles; Galway City 32 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport – 52.5 miles; 1 hr 17 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 170 miles; 2 hrs 58 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; 8 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 8 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Clifden, 26 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Ashford Castle - Medieval castle on the shores of Lough Corrib
  • Walking - There is great walking in the Maamturk Mountain Range

Day trip:

  • Connemara National Park - National Park with a large diversity of plant and wildlife
  • Inishboffin Island - Take a trip over to this island, within easy reach of this cottage