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Inis Barra

Gorumna near Lettermore, County Galway (Ref. 918545)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

The property

This detached property lies at the northern end of Gorumna Island in County Galway, just three miles from Lettermullen and Lettermore.

This charming detached cottage and its surroundings will whisk you away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and is ideal for families and friends looking for a peaceful break in the great outdoors.

There is a spacious well-equipped kitchen which includes a small dining table, so guests can keep the chef of the party company whilst preparing delicious home-cooked meals.

A dining table large enough to seat all your guests is provided in the sitting room, where after dining you can retire on one of the comfortable sofas with a glass of wine whilst gazing out at the Atlantic Ocean.

There are four well-presented bedrooms, two of which are on the ground floor along with the family bathroom.

Outside the cottage, the terrain is truly of Connemara with limestone outcrops, heather and gorse, mountains and sea.

The area is steeped in Irish language, tradition and culture.

Visit the local pubs and enjoy a glass of Guinness with the locals as they converse in Gaelic or seek out some of the traditional seafood restaurants in the area.

A day trip to nearby Rossaveal with its daily ferries to the Aran Islands of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer is a truly memorable experience.

Further afield you can travel to the bustling town of Clifden, an oasis in the west to savour the local traditions and cuisine or drive west to Galway City and immerse yourself in all that is truly Irish.

Inis Barra and its wonderful surroundings exudes everything with the letter 'R'- relaxation, refreshment, respite and you certainly won't be disappointed.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor adult bunks
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 4)
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with dining area and multi-fuel stove.
  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned gardens to front, side and rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

About the location


Galway City 36 miles.

One of three islands off the west coast of Ireland, Gorumna is the middle of the three. In the Connemara region of County Galway, Lettermore, Gorumna and Lettermullen are linked to the mainland by bridges and causeways.Gorumna part of the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland, where the Irish language is most commonly spokenand it is considered the home of "sean-nos" or "old style", Irish signing, and there is a wealth of music in the pubs and festivals held in the region in summer. The islands are home to a unique 9-hole golf course as well as lovely sandy beaches and shorelines to explore. Galway City lies 36 miles from Lettermullen, and is easily accessed via the beautiful coast road, over the bridges and causeways, and provides lots of activities for a great day out. Lettermullen is the perfect holiday destination for those seeking a peaceful, beautiful getaway.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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