Brandy Harbour Cottage

Ballinderreen near Kinvara, County Galway (Ref. 921778)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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The property

This superb single-storey, semi-detached cottage is situated 1.5 miles from the village of Ballinderreen in County Galway. This welcoming cottage is located on an inlet of Galway Bay known as Brandy Harbour, which overlooks the Burren Mountains, in the centre of Oyster Country. Inside this cottage is an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area which boasts a solid fuel stove. After a busy day exploring the area, why not rustle up a lovely home-cooked meal, which can then be enjoyed around the dining table, before relaxing in front of the warming stove? In the morning before starting your Irish adventure, you can enjoy a coffee in the sun room, or you may wish to relax here in the evening with your favourite tipple. This delightful cottage also has two bedrooms and a bathroom, making this an ideal base for a couple or small family. Outside is the convenience of off road parking, as well as shared use of lawned gardens. Only a minute’s walk away is the seashore, so why not wonder down there and soak up the fresh sea air? This area of the Emerald Isle offers walking trails and swimming in beautiful, clear waters, plus the seaside village of Kinvara and Dunguaire Castle are nearby and well worth a visit. Also within driving distance is the superb Connemara National Park, where you can while away time by looking at the stunning scenery, or for a faster pace of life visit the city of Galway with its range of shops, pubs and restaurants. An excellent holiday home with plenty to see and do in the area.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with solid fuel stove
  • Sun room


  • Oil central heating with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with Free-to-air channels
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Shared lawned garden to front & rear with furniture
  • Shop & pub, in Ballinderreen 1.5 miles
  • Coast 1 min walk


  • Ramped access & wide doorways
  • One step down into sun room, but there's also level, external access from the rear of the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season

About the location


Galway 15 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport – 12 miles; 25 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry – 143 miles; 2 hrs 30 mins


  • Nearest shop; Ballinderreen, 1.5 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ballinderreen, 1.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Galway, 16 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Galway City – This lively city is home to shops, restaurants and pubs
  • Dunguaire Castle – A host of medieval banquets
  • Burren National Park – Rocky terrain and wonderful flora and fauna can be found here

Day trip:

  • Shannon Estuary – Why not charter a small boat and enjoy a spot of fishing or dolphin spotting?
  • Kilkee - This pretty coastal town has a sandy beach and great surfing
  • Clifden – The town of Clifden is the capital of Connemara