Ahascragh, County Galway (Ref. 4677)


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

In the centre of the small village of Ahascragh in County Galway, on the Western coast of Ireland, is this detached cottage dating back to 1746. Set over two storeys, this Galway cottage offers four bedrooms, ideal for a family holiday spent exploring the surrounding countryside. The sitting room at this Galway cottage has a lovely open fire, whilst the kitchen contains a warming, multi-fuel stove, making this a fantastic winter property as well as a superb summer holiday home. Ahascragh village offers numerous amenities, with five pubs, a take-away and two supermarkets within a minute walk from this Galway cottage. Fishing is available all around the area particularly on the Bunowen River which is famed for its trout, whilst golfers will enjoy the 18 hole golf course which is just 5 miles away. There is horse-riding within 3 miles of this Galway cottage and walking is abundant in the beautiful surrounding countryside. Just an hour away is Roscommon and Galway Town, making this a superb cottage for exploring this part of Ireland.



Ground floor

  • Fitted kitchen with multi-fuel stove & dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms (one with basin)
  • One single bedroom with en-suite basin & WC
  • One single bedroom with basin


  • Oil central heating, multi-fuel stove in kitchen & open fire in sitting room
  • Electric cooker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Washing machine in utility cupboard
  • TV with Freeview
  • Radio
  • Selection of books
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included in rent
  • Cot & highchair
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Roadside parking readily available
  • Rear enclosed patio area with garden furniture & BBQ
  • Shops & pubs 1 min walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Ballinasloe 7 miles; Galway 35 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport - 39 miles; 45 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 111 miles; 2 hrs 1 min


  • *Nearest shop; 1 min walk
  • *Nearest pub; 1 min walk
  • Nearest town; Ballinasloe, 9 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden - The oldest of the Irish Benedictine Abbeys
  • Portumna Castle and Gardens - 17th Century fortified house

Day trip:

  • Lough Key Forest Park - Wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands
  • Sligo Folk Park - Turn back time and experience true Irish heritage