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Tigh Darby

Spiddal, County Galway (Ref. 906470)



Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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46 Customer Review(s)

  • Paul

    “The house and location are lovely.”

    The owners are very nice. A great base to explore Galway.

    The owners are very nice. A great base to explore Galway.

    - Paul, July 2021


  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double, 1 x single
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower and basin
  • Basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with oil stove
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • External utility
  • Oil central heating with oil stove and gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Highchair
  • Gas inc. in rent
  • Electricity and oil charged by meter reading, first €25 inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden to front with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 1 mile. Please note that the first €20 for fuel and power is included in the rental. Additional usage is charged by a meter reading

The property

Situated along the coastal road from Galway City to Connemara just one mile from the seaside village of Spiddal, Tigh Darby is a charming, detached cottage in County Galway.

Lovingly renovated, with the owner’s furnishings and fixtures throughout, this Spiddal cottage is an ideal holiday home for friends and families wishing to explore all that Galway has to offer.

There are four bedrooms at this Spiddal cottage offering views of Galway Bay.

On the ground floor are a well-equipped, fitted kitchen, a cosy sitting room and a dining room with a fabulous oil stove, a perfect place to sit and relax over a home-cooked meal after a long day spent discovering this beautiful part of Ireland.

Outside this Galway cottage is a front patio where you can sit with a morning coffee, whilst to the rear you can say hello to the owner’s resident Connemara pony ‘Lily’ who grazes in the field next door.

Spiddal is a wonderful seaside village with a good selection of shops and traditional pubs as well as two glorious sandy beaches where kids of all ages can while away their days building sandcastles or paddling in the surf.

Spiddal is home to both Irish and English speakers, so brush up on a bit of Gaelic as you explore the local area.

Make sure to spend some time to enjoy a boat trip to the Aran Islands or a day in cosmopolitan Galway City where you will discover a haven of Irish culture, history, tradition and fine local cuisine.

A wonderful seaside cottage near Spiddal for all the family!

About the location


Furbogh 4 miles; Galway City 12 miles; Oranmore 16 miles.

The small seaside village of Spiddal, on the Irish Coast, overlooks Galway Bay and the Aran Islands, and is a very popular destination for visitors. With numerous restaurants and pubs, two beaches and a lovely coastal golf course it has something to suit all tastes. Located close to Shannagarraun Wood, a Special Area of Conservation, Spiddal provides lovely places to walk and explore. Try sea fishing off the pier, take a walk down Tra na mBan Blue Flag sandy beach or indulge in a round of golf at Rosshill Golf Course. Only 12 miles to the east lies Galway City, where you can discover some of Ireland's long and varied history; visit Lynch's Castle, or trace the origin of the famous Claddagh Ring, which originated in a village near the shore of Galway Bay. Why not take a day trip to the Aran Islands? Catch a ferry from Rosaveel, or, alternatively, charter a boat and take a leisurely journey to one of the three islands. A lovely coastal village, not to be missed.

Please note that the first €20 for fuel and power is included in the rental.
Additional usage is charged by a meter reading.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas