Oyster Cove

Kilkieran, County Galway (Ref. 29308)

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  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

This terraced cottage sits just outside of Kilkieran, a fishing village in County Galway, and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Decorated in a tasteful style, this spacious Kilkieran cottage benefits from bright and airy accommodation and is ideal for a small group of friends or for a couple wishing to explore this popular region in Ireland. Situated in a tranquil spot, this self-catering cottage in Kilkieran consists of two comfy bedrooms, perfect for relaxing and dreaming of the adventures still to come on your Irish cottage holiday. The open plan living area consists of a fitted kitchen that is well-equipped, a dining area and a spacious sitting area which benefits from a gas stove, a wonderful place for sitting and resting after your busy day discovering this wonderful region. The French doors lead from the sitting area to the rear, shared patio. This patio offers panoramic sea vistas of the stunning Connemara Coast and is shared with the neighbouring cottages. With a shop and a pub, both offering warm welcomes, the village of Kilkieran gives visitors the chance to taste Connemara life at its finest. Rugged coastlines surround the village which offer drivers wonderful coastal views and the sandy shores are the perfect place for enjoying walks, whilst taking in spectacular views. The quaint village of Carna is just six miles away and is in the centre of the Irish speaking Gaeltacht and there are many wonderful seascapes and secluded beaches to explore. There are many activities and attractions on offer in Connemara; why not enjoy a drive along the Connemara Loop, discovering the unspoilt environment and natural terrain? For those who enjoy a bike ride, there are quiet roads in the area, a wonderful way to take in all the breathtaking views. There are many lakes and shores with cod, salmon and trout, ideal for a fishing enthusiast to spend a few calm hours. The Connemara district is also well known for its tasty seafood, which can be sampled in many of the region's restaurants. There is so much to see and do in this fantastic area, you may have to return to your Kilkieran cottage for a second trip!



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with gas stove

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin & WC)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Gas central heating with gas stove
  • Electric oven & gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • Selection of books & DVDs
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Shared off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared patio & courtyard
  • Shop & pub 2 mins walk


  • Kitchen/diner is accessed via two steps up from sitting area

About the location


Clifden 28 miles; Galway 42 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport - 48.5 miles; 1 hr 17 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 182 miles; 3 hrs 18 mins


  • Nearest shop; Kilkieran, 2 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; Kilkieran, 2 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Clifden, 27 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Connemara National Park - Large National Park, home to some of the famous Connemara Pony
  • Connemara Loop - Great route to walk or cycle
  • Fishing - There is great fishing in this region with Lough Mask and Lough Corrib

Day trip:

  • The Aran Islands - Experience traditional Irish life here