A spectacular and luxuriously finished cottage, perched on the sea shore at Cashel, Connemara. 3 Bedrooms – sleeps 6-8. Offering views of Cashel Hill to the front and Cashel Bay to the rear. This is an ideal property for families and groups of friends who are looking for a luxurious rural retreat while still being located a short drive from nearby amenities, attractions, towns and villages. Explore Connemara during the day, and relax or entertain at the cottage in the evenings. The cottage is a perfect base for exploring the region, or indeed, just for rest and relaxation. Cashel Hill stands majestic at the top of the bay and it is worth taking a trek up this hill to experience the panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and breath-taking seascapes. Networks of lakes lie amid the bogs, ideal for trout fishing. The Twelve Bens and Maamturk Mountains are to the north and the sandy coves and blue waters of Bertraghboy Bay offer idyllic and tranquil scenery for all to enjoy. The nearest restaurant and bar are 1 mile away at Cashel House. Ballynahinch Castle Bar and Restaurant can be reached within 10 minutes. Roundstone Village is 15 minutes by car and offers a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars, and just along the coast past Roundstone is the picturesque Dogs Bay and Gurteen Beaches. Clifden, the largest town in Connemara is 20 minute drive. Local activities include fishing, shooting, hill walking, pony trekking, golf, and much more.
The main house has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6. There is also the option of an additional room in the converted garage/annex for 2 additional guests. The house is a renovated traditional cottage which was extended to the rear to offer wonderful views of the bay from the living room and lounge.
Ground Floor: The entrance hall opens into the modern kitchen and dining room which is well equipped with all necessary equipment, including dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine. Through the dining area you will find a spacious TV lounge with comfortable furniture, large screen TV with multi channels and Sky Sports, books and board games. This room offers sea and countryside views. There is an additional lounge/living room with large wood burning stove, comfortable furniture, glass coffee table and large French doors which open onto the deck at the rear of the property. A shower room with WC and 2 well-appointed and well-furnished double bedrooms complete the ground floor accommodation. One of the bedrooms has views to the front of the house and the surrounding countryside, and the second double room offers sea views and outdoor access to the decked area.
Upstairs: The upper floor of the property is home to a very large bedroom with seating area and a balcony, offering wonderful views of the bay and the surrounding countryside. Also on the upper floor is a very spacious and well finished bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC.
The garage/annex area has a shower, clothes dryer and additional loft bedroom in case of extra guests.
Outside the property is ample parking and a large wrap-around decked area which with barbeque, outdoor chiminea’s and ample outdoor seating. The sea shore can be accessed directly from the rear of the property along the garden path. This may not be suitable for very small children.
Wi-Fi Available. The property is gas centrally heated throughout, and has solid fuel/wood burning stove.