- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Broadband / WiFi
The Merchant’s House Heritage Holiday Homes
These unique holiday homes overlook the Market Square in the lively harbour town of Kilrush, County Clare. Lovingly restored and beautifully furnished, these Kilrush homes offer wonderful period charm, boasting a number of original features dating from the property's beginnings in 1811 and subsequent history through the intervening 200 years. In 1963 the Fleadh Cheoil was held in Kilrush and The Dubliners played in what is now the kitchen of The Merchant’s Store. The timberwork and coving are faithfully presented in a style akin to that enjoyed by the milling merchant who first called the property home in the early 19th century. Antique furniture brings a certain level of luxury and visitors can take a step back in time and relax in the original cast iron clawed leg bath found in The Merchant’s House. For those that appreciate easy access to the amenities of a town, this Kilrush cottage townhouse is centrally located, perfect for the many shops, pubs and restaurants while the town is also home to a small beach, pier and marina. Kilrush is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, a scenic driving route, which incorporates pretty coastal villages, walks and surfing beaches making it ideal for people of all ages whatever your taste of things to do. Upon leaving Kilrush, the Clare coast lays claim to some of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland while the spectacular Cliffs of Moher are less than an hour's drive. Whether you decide to explore the sights of this beautiful part of Ireland or to indulge in some traditional music and a pint of 'the black stuff' in one of the many welcoming pubs in the town, you can be rest assured that your charming Kilrush cottage townhouse will be waiting to welcome you home at the end of another fantastic day.
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This all ground floor apartment has been refurbished from its previous life as a shop and many of the original features have been retained. The shop window is now a small sitting area and from here the apartment opens up into an open plan living area. The galley kitchen has everything you will need and the solid fuel stove in the sitting room makes this a cosy space to relax in the evening. A bathroom with a freestanding bath and two double bedrooms complete the accommodation. Note: This property is below Ref: 4669, together they sleep 9.
All ground floor. Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with freestanding bath, shower over, basin and WC. Basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting areas with solid fuel stove.
Central heating powered by solid fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, WiFi, DVD, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent April-Sept, €25 supplement payable directly to owner Oct-March. Starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking on first come, first served basis. Additional parking in FOC public car park close by. Courtyard garden. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: Although all ground floor, there is one step up to the sitting area.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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About the location
KILRUSH, COUNTY CLARE
Kilkee 9 miles; Ennis 29 miles; Shannon Airport 40 miles.
The coastal town of Kilrush is located near the mouth of the River Shannon in the south-west of County Clare. An historic town, one of the listed Heritage Towns of Ireland, Kilrush was once an important Shannon port and is today home to a modern Marina and Heritage Centre. Take a boat trip from the marina and explore the lovely waters of the Shannon Estuary, with its many picturesque riverside towns and villages and resident population of bottle-nosed dolphins! Enjoy a drive along the Wild Atlantic Way, the longest defined coastal touring route in the world, which goes through Kilrush. Alternatively, take a ferry to nearby Scattery Island, a 6th century monastic island featuring the ruins of several churches and a unique 10th century round tower. Kilrush offers supermarkets, traditional pubs, restaurants and an excellent 18 hole golf course, and golfers will also enjoy the Greg Norman designed golf links at the Trump international Golf Course, Doonbeg, which is within easy reach. Just 9 miles away is the seaside resort of Kilkee, which boasts a horse-shoe bay, 18-hole golf course, restaurants, pubs, cafes and good walking routes, and is the starting point for the Loop Head Drive along the rugged Atlantic coastline, offering wonderful coastal scenery. All the sights along the West Coast of Clare - Lahinch, the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region - as well as the town on Ennis, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and the numerous other attractions are all in easy driving distance. If you feel the need to travel further afield, Shannon Ferry is just minutes away enabling you to explore the neighbouring counties of Limerick and Kerry.