An Teach Ban

Rossaveel, County Galway (Ref. 979290)

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine

The property

This stone-built cottage is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, Connemara, within walking distance to the ferry terminal, and the Aran Islands, popular with tourists. Join family or friends to enjoy An Teach Ban in its entirety, a charming place to commence your stay, with a characterful twist on the retreats interior. Upon entering, a lounge/diner awaits, overlooked by a high ceiling, with a woodburning stove to elevate those wintry nights. The white-washed walls, pastel-coloured seating and lovely décor compliment the enchanting overtone. Gather together at the dining table adjacent, perfect for an early morning breakfast, or a dinner after the sun sets. On this floor you will also discover two bedrooms; a double with an en-suite shower room, and a second double showcasing a feature fireplace. Conveniently, there is a family bathroom well-appointed for the rooms, and a separate cloakroom next door. Make your way up the spiral staircase, where you will be welcomed by two thoughtful bedrooms, the first includes a small sofa, ideal for an evening read, whilst the lovely twin is a pretty place to wake up to. Should you be bringing along the little ones, a travel cot and highchair are available upon request. There's plenty of attractions in the area, including Spiddal village, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, Pearse’s Cottage Rosmuc, Galway Bay and the Aran islands. You can also book scenic boat tours of Galway Bay and use this as your base to do some serious Island hopping. Ecclesiastical ruins from early Christian times, medieval castles and cliffs are just a glimpse of what is on offer here. There are also prehistoric stone forts, including the famous Dn Aonghasa (Dun Aengus) ring fort, and golden sandy beaches. The town being the departure point for The Connemara Foodie Experience which includes a visit to the Connemara Abalone farm on the shores of Galway Bay, as well as a tour that begins at Rossaveal harbour travelling to the largest of the Aran Islands. Everything you need for a unique holiday.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x first floor mezzanine double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double. Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast table. Lounge/diner with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off-road parking for 4 or 5 cars. Lawned garden to the front and side. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub mins walk. Note: Spiral open-tread staircase leading up to the first floor mezzanine area, children to be supervised. Note: Walkway at mezzanine level contains low ceilings, care to be taken.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

ROSSAVEEL, COUNTY GALWAY

Carraroe 4.8 miles; Spiddal 12 miles; Galway 23 miles.

Situated just over 20 miles from Galway city, the small village of Rossaveel has a shop, pub, a restaurant open during the summer, a school and church, along with a port with regular sailings to the Aran Islands. Four miles away is Aer Arann, which is a small airport with daily flights to the Aran Islands, and in the townland of Ballinahown is the home to the headquarters for TG4, Ireland's Irish speaking TV channel. There's plenty of attractions in the area, including Spiddal village, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, Pearse’s Cottage Rosmuc, Galway Bay and the Aran islands. Home to unspoilt landscapes, traditional cottages, stunning seascapes and raw Irish charm, this part of the Emerald Isle is the perfect choice for an Irish escape.