Woodside Lodge

Rosscahill near Oughterard, County Galway (Ref. 30696)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

Woodside Cottages

Oughterard 4 miles. Situated just off the main road that leads from Galway City to Oughterard, these two cottages are located next to the owner’s home and nestled beside a small area of woodland, four miles from Oughterard, County Galway. These two Oughterard cottages have been lovingly decorated throughout to offer a home-away-from-home for couples or groups of friends wishing to explore the popular region of Connemara. With comfortable accommodation within and a well-maintained large, shared garden outside, these Oughterard cottages combined can accommodate up to seven people, so there is plenty of flexibility for all party sizes. With so much to see and do in the area, you will find your schedule jam-packed! The traditional village of Oughterard acts as a gateway to the wild and wonderful Connemara and boasts many attractions and activities for all ages, such as fishing and lake cruises in the nearby Lough Corrib, Oughterard Golf Course, welcoming pubs and delicious local cuisine. For the more active members of your party why not set off on the Derroura Mountain Bike trail where you will face thrilling descents and climbs along with stunning scenery? The capital of Connemara, Clifden is only a short drive away and here you can enjoy sandy beaches, pony trekking and deep sea angling. The choice of attractions around these Oughterard cottages is endless and offers something for everyone. These two lovely Oughterard cottages provide the ideal base for exploring the area.

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The property

This traditional, detached cottage sits next to the owner’s home beside a small area of woodland, just four miles from Oughterard, County Galway. Ideal for a romantic break away for two, this pretty Oughterard cottage sits in a superb location just off the main road leading to Galway City. The cosy layout of this pretty Galway cottage is ideal for nights spent indoors with your loved one in front of the warming woodburning stove and on sunny days, why not enjoy some peace and quiet in the conservatory, where you can slide open your French doors and enjoy the fresh Galway air and just outside your Oughterard cottage, you have a patio with furniture and barbecue for days spent dining alfresco in the sunshine. The nearby village of Oughterard boasts many attractions, such as fishing, golfing and walking amongst the beautiful Connemara mountain range. The village offers restaurants and local pubs waiting to welcome you with open arms and provide you with a pint of the black stuff! Slightly further afield, set between the Atlantic Ocean, 12 Ben Mountains and preserved boglands, you will find the town of Clifden. Here, you can visit the many shops, pubs boasting traditional Irish music and you can indulge in some fine restaurants, as this is known as the west’s ‘Gourmet Capital’. For the more active amongst you, how about walking in some of the most unspoilt countryside or along the ocean? More challenging activities in Clifden include rock climbing, scuba diving, sailing and mountain climbing. With a host of things to see and do, your trip to this lovely Oughterard cottage will never be forgotten. Note: This property is 20 yards from Ref. 31225, together they sleep 7.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area &
  • Sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory

General

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • TV with Saorview
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio with furniture & BBQ
  • Shared front lawned garden
  • Shop & pub 4 miles

Notes:

  • There is a step down from the sitting area into the conservatory
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times as owner’s dog roams free in the shared garden
  • This property is 20 yards from Ref. 31225, together they sleep 7

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

OUGHTERARD, COUNTY GALWAY

Galway 17 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport - 19 miles, 35 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 152 miles, 2 hrs 36 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; 4 miles
  • Nearest pub; 4 miles
  • Nearest town; Oughterard, 4 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden - The oldest of the Irish Benedictine Abbeys
  • Fishing - There is great fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask
  • Connemara Way - Great walking in this famous region
  • Golf - There is a championship course in Oughterard
  • Galway City - Great city with Lynch's Castle, home to the Claddagh Ring

Day trip:

  • Sligo Folk Park - Turn back time and experience true Irish heritage
  • Lough Key Forest Park - Wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands
  • Portumna Castle and Gardens- 17th Century fortified house