Woodside Chalet

Rosscahill near Oughterard, County Galway (Ref. 31225)


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

Woodside Cottages

Oughterard 4 miles. Situated just off the main road that leads from Galway City to Oughterard, these two cottages are located next to the owner’s home and nestled beside a small area of woodland, four miles from Oughterard, County Galway. These two Oughterard cottages have been lovingly decorated throughout to offer a home-away-from-home for couples or groups of friends wishing to explore the popular region of Connemara. With comfortable accommodation within and a well-maintained large, shared garden outside, these Oughterard cottages combined can accommodate up to seven people, so there is plenty of flexibility for all party sizes. With so much to see and do in the area, you will find your schedule jam-packed! The traditional village of Oughterard acts as a gateway to the wild and wonderful Connemara and boasts many attractions and activities for all ages, such as fishing and lake cruises in the nearby Lough Corrib, Oughterard Golf Course, welcoming pubs and delicious local cuisine. For the more active members of your party why not set off on the Derroura Mountain Bike trail where you will face thrilling descents and climbs along with stunning scenery? The capital of Connemara, Clifden is only a short drive away and here you can enjoy sandy beaches, pony trekking and deep sea angling. The choice of attractions around these Oughterard cottages is endless and offers something for everyone. These two lovely Oughterard cottages provide the ideal base for exploring the area.

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The property

This cosy, semi-detached cottage nestled beside beautiful woodland is attached to the owner’s home, just four miles from Oughterard, County Galway. A perfect base for a couple wanting to visit the Galway sites, this Oughterard cottage is lovingly decorated and is in a superb location, just off the main road to Galway City. The comfortable double bedroom is sure to guarantee a peaceful night’s sleep after a long day out in the countryside around you and the snug sitting area is perfect for relaxing nights indoors, so why not cuddle up, crack open a bottle of wine and rest your feet so you’re ready to start all over again tomorrow. Nearby Oughterard has plenty on offer to see, such as Aughnanure Castle, a 16th century Irish tower house and the Glengowla Mines where you can experience a tour of the historic 19th century silver and lead mine. For the more active, why not practice your swing on Oughterard golf course or take a ride along the Derroura Mountain Bike Trail? Slightly further afield, but well worth the visit, you can reach the bright lights of Galway City. Here you can wander along the cobble-stoned streets, hand-in-hand, and enjoy the medieval feel to the city. There are a variety of things to enjoy in Galway City from art galleries and museums, historic houses and castles and the Silver Strand Blue Flag beach. A perfect Oughterard cottage in a peaceful area, set within easy reach of everything Galway has to offer. Note: This property is 20 yards from Ref. 30696, together they sleep 7.



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area &
  • Sitting area with single sofa bed
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • TV with Saorview
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared front lawned garden
  • Shop & pub 4 miles


  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times as owner’s dog roams free in the shared garden.
  • This property is 20 yards from Ref. 30696, together they sleep 7

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Galway 17 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport - 19 miles; 35 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 152 miles; 2 hrs 36 mins


  • Nearest shop; 4 miles
  • Nearest pub; 4 miles
  • Nearest town; Oughterard, 4 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden - The oldest of the Irish Benedictine Abbeys
  • Fishing - There is great fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask
  • Connemara Way - Great walking in this famous region
  • Golf - There is a championship course in Oughterard
  • Galway City - Great city with Lynch's Castle, home to the Claddagh Ring

Day trip:

  • Sligo Folk Park - Turn back time and experience true Irish heritage
  • Lough Key Forest Park - Wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands
  • Portumna Castle and Gardens- 17th Century fortified house