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Mountain View

Kinvara, County Galway (Ref. 1114686)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Pauline

    “The cottage was warm and comfortable.”

    It was very well equipped with all we needed. It was in a good location for exploring Galway Co and Clare County. It was close to the sea and restaurants and shops

    It was very well equipped with all we needed. It was in a good location for exploring Galway Co and Clare County. It was close to the sea and restaurants and shops

    - Pauline, August 2023


  • Mezzanine double bedroom
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven, two ring hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, air fryer
  • WiFi
  • TV with DVD player
  • Fuel, power and starter for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available (EV charging is not permitted at this property)
  • Small front patio with furniture and shared access to fire pit for barbecues in owner's garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles and beach 1.8 miles
  • Note: This property does not accept children

The property

Kinvara 2.2 miles.

Nestled in the rolling Irish countryside near the charming sea port village of Kinvara, County Galway is Mountain View.

This idyllic dwelling benefits from a fantastic location overlooking the hill and mountains, perfect for those looking to explore the myriad of encompassing walks as well as an open-plan living space welcoming two guests for a romantic retreat in Ireland.

Cross the threshold into this romantic bolthole and head straight for the fully-equipped kitchen where you can rustle up a delicious meal that you and your partner can enjoy upon the intimate breakfast bar.

Or if weather permits, take advantage of the shared firepit in the owner’s garden where you can fire up a barbecue and indulge in an alfresco affair with a truly spectacular view; be sure to pop open a bottle of fizz and toast your getaway with a memorable backdrop.

When the sky darkens, head inside and snuggle up on the plush sofas in front of the soothing warmth of the woodburning stove before washing off the day’s adventures in the sleek ground-floor shower room and catching up on your rest in the mezzanine double bedroom.

Make the most of this coastal setting by venturing down to Traught Beach where you can stroll along the sand while admiring the breath-taking view across the water or the more adventurous can take to the water on kayaks or canoes, a unique way to experience your picturesque surroundings!

Take a scenic drive to Kinvara where you can pick up all your essentials or treat your partner to date night at Keogh’s Bar and Restaurant or The Pier Head Bar and Restaurant.

Or travel further afield to Galway to immerse yourself in the area’s past at the medieval ruins of The Hall of Red Earl, the Lynch Memorial Window or the nearby impressive, 15th-century Oranmore Castle which you can tour.

Galway is also home to Galway Atlantaquaria, the National Aquarium of Ireland, Galway Cathedral, The Latin Quarter, The Fisheries Watchtower Museum and the Midway Point of the Wild Atlantic Way which spans an impressive 1600 miles offering beautiful sun sets and endless opportunities to explore charming coastal villages; perfect for keen ramblers!

All this and more awaits at Mountain View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €150.

About the location


Galway City 18 miles; Burren National Park 19 miles.

A picturesque seaside village in south County Galway, Kinvara is located on the edge of the world renowned "Burren" on Galway Bay. The entrance into Kinvara is marked by Dunguaire Castle, where medieval banquets are still hosted, and the quaint harbour still holds working examples of 'Galway Hookers', the majestic sailing craft which used to sell their wares between Connemara & Kinvara. Home to numerous pubs, shops and eateries, with a renowned farmer’s market every Friday and hosting two festivals celebrating culture and heritage each year, there is no shortage of things to do here. The small city of Galway, affectionately known as the “city of festivals”, with its pretty alleyways and colourful nightlife is within easy reach, and 7 miles away is the Burren National Park and Nature Reserve where animals and plant life are abundant, and there are numerous walking opportunities. A wonderful location, at any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas