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Shannon Vale

Woodford, County Galway (Ref. 1128745)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Joan

    “Dream house in tranquil location, a place to rest and recharge.”

    Highly recommended with no reservations. Wish I could have stayed for longer.

    Highly recommended with no reservations. Wish I could have stayed for longer.

    - Joan, August 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin
  • Jack-and-Jill shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with solid-fuel fire
  • Air-sourced heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, furniture and fire pit, patio area with furniture
  • One small, well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.6 miles, pub 2.5 miles, Lough Derg 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Woodford 5.6 miles.

Nestled in Dooros near the lovely village of Woodford, County Galway is this wonderful, single-storey holiday dwelling, Shannon Vale.

Benefitting from off-road parking, dog-friendly accommodation and close access to Lough Derg, Shannon Vale welcomes four guests and is ideal for a family getaway in Ireland.

After parking up, enter your new home-from-home ready to kick back in the stylish open-plan living space, equipped with all the necessities required to enjoy a successful self-catered stay!

Allow your other half to get to grips with a range of handy appliances in the well-equipped kitchen, to rustle up a delicious home-cooked meal as you set the table in preparation for a feast; if you prefer to dine alfresco, why not take advantage of the stunning outdoor areas, lighting the fire pit and settling in for an evening of sharing stories or roasting marshmallows.

When the sun sets in the distance, head back inside to the inviting sitting room, adorned with a TV and solid-fuel fire where you can delight in a movie marathon before washing away the day in the sleek Jack-and-Jill shower room.

If you begin to feel sleepy, opt for either a double, with its very own en-suite facilities or a twin, to hunker down and catch your well-deserved rest.

In the morning, begin your adventures at Lough Derg, an idyllic spot to delight in a scenic boat cruise and take in the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

Spend a day at Portumna Castle and Gardens, a short distance from Dooros where you can explore the historic rooms of the castle, wander through the beautiful gardens and learn about the history of the area.

Enjoy a range of outdoor activities, including walking, hiking and cycling or uncover all that the Burren National Park, located a scenic drive away and known for its limestone pavements, rare flora and ancient archaeological sites.

Within so much to do and see nearby, begin your next adventure at Shannon Vale.

About the location


Portumna 11 miles; Loughrea 12 miles.

A quiet welcoming village, within easy reach of the beautiful Lough Derg and surrounded by enchanting woodland and rolling emerald countryside. Set close to the border of County Clare, Woodford has a good selection of amenities housed amongst pretty, pastel coloured buildings, as well as a well-equipped playground. Just an hour's drive from Galway City, Woodford provides a peaceful base from which to discover the beautiful west of Ireland. Great fishing can be sought on the lovely Lough Derg, less than a mile from the village, plus wonderful walks lead in every direction. Take a day trip to the Slieve Aughty Mountains, enjoy an afternoon of golf at one of the two nearby courses or discover the heritage of this beautiful area at the imposing Portumna Castle and Gardens. A holiday here isn’t complete without a trip to Galway. Just an hour's drive away, the city is a vibrant, exciting place boasting comedy clubs, theatres and night clubs for your evening’s entertainment. It also is home to festivals, museums and countless cafes, shops and restaurants, all set beside a beautiful, rugged coastline.