Russell Family Cottage

Doonagore near Doolin, County Clare (Ref. 8338)

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

The property

Perched on a cliff-top in the townland of Doonagore near Doolin in County Clare, this traditional detached cottage was the birthplace of the Russell family, one of Ireland's best-known family of traditional musicians. Full of character and charm, this Doolin cottage offers stone-flagged floors, a solid-fuel stove in an impressive stone hearth, vaulted ceiling. The large picture window in the kitchen of this Doolin cottage means the room is flooded with light, making it a pleasure to enjoy breakfast while taking in those stunning sea views. Should the sea breeze really pick up, this Doolin cottage remains cosy and welcoming, with solid-fuel stove in the sitting room making it a snug retreat. Outside this cottage near Doolin, there is open ground, with a front and rear patio, furniture, BBQ and those ever-present sea views. Walkers will love the proximity to the Cliffs of Moher coastal path, which can be accessed directly from the owner's land, while families will enjoy a day on Lahinch beach, or discovering the eerie landscape of The Burren. A Doolin cottage for a uniquely Irish break.



Ground floor

  • One family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with sea views & doors to patio
  • One king-size double room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area, sea views & doors to patio
  • Sitting room with pull-out bed and solid-fuel stove


  • Oil central heating, solid-fuel stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Small TV, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Books/games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent April to September inclusive, charged by meter reading with first €30 inc. in rent from October to March.
  • Starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 5 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Rural garden with front & rear patio, furniture, BBQ & sea views
  • Shops 2 miles (5 mins drive), pub and restaurant 1.5 miles


  • Children to be supervised outside due to nearby stream and craggy land.
  • Steep drive down to cottage.

About the location


Lisdoonvarna 5 miles.

Driving times:

  • Shannon Airport - 40 miles; 1 hr
  • Cork Ferry - 125 miles; 2 hrs 53 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; Doolin, 1.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Lisdoonvana, 5.5 miles
  • Nearest village; Doolin, 1.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • The Cliffs of Moher - Majestic cliffs rising out of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Lahinch - Spend a day at the sandy beach, or try your hand at surfing
  • Lisdoonvarna - There is plenty to see and do in this Spa town, plus the Matchmaking Festival takes places every September and October

Day trip:

  • Burren National Park - National Park with rocky terrain and fantastic flora and fauna
  • The Aran Islands - Take a trip to the Aran Islands, home of the famous jumper