Orchard House

Knocknagroagh near Ballyvaughan, County Clare (Ref. 920711)


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

The property

Bright, fresh and modern throughout, this very special property is set in extensive grounds within walking distance of the seaside village of Ballyvaughan. This superb, detached holiday home is set amongst spectacular countryside, and has been beautifully furnished and offers a contemporary design for a family reunion to remember. The owners have thought of everything to ensure this fantastic holiday home provides a very comfortable stay. Enter into the spacious hall with staircase sweeping up to the first floor, where six of the seven bedrooms can be found and each room enjoys their own private bathroom or shower room. Offering luxury for every member of your party, many of the bedrooms provide the flexibility of a king-size double or twin beds on request, plus three of the rooms can have a single bed added to accommodate a third person. Many rooms also come with country views, meaning you can wake in the view of your peaceful, picturesque surroundings. The hub of this excellent holiday home is undoubtedly the spacious and sleek kitchen, where you can create culinary delights before settling over dinner to discuss the events of the day. The sitting room features plenty of space and places to sit and opens into the dining room on one side. The separate conservatory has lovely long-distant views over the garden across the beautiful surrounding greenery, where you can enjoy a little quiet time. Outside you’ll find large lawned gardens all around the property, where you can settle with a picnic or let the little ones stretch their legs. Treat yourself to an alfresco drink, relax on the garden furniture and, or head into Ballyvaughan and enjoy the welcoming restaurants and local inns. There are plenty of beautiful walks to enjoy across The Burren, along with cycling, rock climbing and an array of watersports to try, whilst the spectacular Aillwee Caves are just a few miles from the property and a must visit whilst staying in the area. Galway City is perfect for a day trip where you’re sure to enjoy its beautiful architecture, museums and galleries, with the local pubs ringing with live, traditional music. Whatever you’re planning to do on your Irish holiday, Orchard House is the perfect choice for a memorable holiday at any time of the year.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2) & dining area (seats 6)
  • Dining room (seats 16)
  • Sitting room (seats 10)
  • Conservatory (seats 6)
  • One king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One single bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Three family bedrooms with 1 king-size double and 1 single with en-suite bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Two washing machines
  • Two tumble dryers
  • TV with Saorview
  • WiFi
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Highchair
  • No pets & no smoking


  • Utility
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden plus rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop & pub 10 mins walk


  • King-size doubles are zip/link, can be twin on request

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter

About the location


Burren National Park 13 miles; Cliffs of Moher 18 miles; Galway City 31 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport - 27 miles; 52 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 154 miles; 3 hrs


  • Nearest shop; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Ballyvaughan, 0.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Bishopsquarter Beach - This is a perfect beach for sailing and wind surfing
  • Walking and cycling - Wonderful flora and fauna awaits when exploring the local countryside
  • Burren National Park - Experience natural beauty in a beautiful National Park

Day trip:

  • The Cliffs of Moher - These rugged cliffs are well worth exploring
  • Galway City - This bustling city boasts many shops, pubs and restaurants