The Gallery

Ballinderreen near Kinvara, County Galway (Ref. 23580)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The Old Schoolmaster's Properties

The Gallery, The Studio and The Old School house are situated in between the villages of Kilcolgan and Kinvarra lies Ballinderreen in south Galway. The village offers a shop and a pub and is nearby the sandy beach at Tracht, and Morans Oyster Cottage, a charming thatched cottage that has been turned into a delightful restaurant. Ballinderreen rests along the main route from Galway to County Clare on The Wild Atlantic Way and encompasses some of the most beautiful coastal scenery you will ever see, and will take you as far as the friendly village of Lisdoonvarna, which hosts the yearly match making festival.

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The property

This delightful, detached cottage sits in the grounds of the owners' home, in the village of Ballinderreen, County Galway. With comfortable and stylish design, this Ballinderreen cottage offers charming, traditional features with its stone exterior, wooden beams and flooring, all complemented by modern decor and a contemporary, breezy atmosphere, making for a perfect getaway for a couple or a small family. The accommodation at this cottage in Ballinderreen is upside down, with a lovely ground floor double bedroom and shower room, and a first floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area complete with a sofabed. The cosy living area also benefits from a large apex window and a warming multi-fuel stove. Set in the heart of the village of Ballinderreen, this Galway cottage is a short, two minute stroll from the local shop and friendly pub, and is wonderfully positioned on the main road between the city of Galway and County Clare, meaning there are plenty of surrounding activities to tempt you. The Burren is just a short drive from your Ballinderreen cottage, and is the perfect place for nature enthusiasts with the beautiful limestone landscapes and interesting flora, which encase a great variety of wonderful walking and cycling trails. The vibrant city of Galway can be reached within 25 minutes' drive of this lovely Ballinderreen cottage, hosting a variety of festivals and celebrations throughout the year and offering a plethora of shops, pubs and restaurants. A wonderful, homely cottage with unique character, providing romantic accommodation for couples looking to explore this beautiful area of Galway.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with sofabed & muti-fuel stove


  • Oil central heating
  • Multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washer/dryer
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books
  • Fuel & power included
  • Starter pack for multi-fuel stove
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private, enclosed side lawned garden
  • Shop & pub 2 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Galway 15 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway airport - 11 miles; 20 mins Dublin ferry - 140 miles; 2 hrs, 15 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Galway, 15 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Galway City - Lively, bustling city with lots of shops, restaurants and pubs to explore
  • Burren National Park - National Park with rocky terrain and fantastic flora and fauna
  • Shannon Estuary - Charter a small boat and enjoy a spot of fishing or dolphin spotting

Day trip:

  • Inishboffin Island - A small island off the Galway coast, spend a day exploring it
  • Clifden - The Capital of Connemara
  • Kilkee - A pretty coastal town in County Clare with a sandy beach and great surfing