You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Ballyconneely, Connemara, County Galway. It is a Detached Beachhouse.
This wonderful property is surrounded by stunning views of the sea and Twelve Bens mountains, 0.5 miles from the village of Ballyconneely and 6 miles from Clifden. It is tastefully furnished, fully equipped with all mod cons. It is an ideal setting for families with the beach on your doorstep. Clifden (6 miles) is a lively town boasting excellent restaurants and pubs with nightly entertainment. Coastal walks, horse riding, fishing and the challenging Connemara Golf Links (3 miles) is very highly regarded in the golfing world. The award winning smokehouse is worth a visit.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 880 yards. Beach 100 yards.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, conservatory, double with basin, double with single with basin, 2 singles, bathroom with shower over bath, shower room, wetroom.
Oil by meter read and electricity by meter read, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, No Smoking, travel cot, high chair, satellite tv, dvd player, CD, freezer, fridge with small ice box, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, babysitting on request, hairdryer, electric blankets, sitting out area, picnic bench, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
Connemara Golf Links (3 Miles) - Nestled between the scenic splendour of the Twelve Bens mountain range and the rugged Atlantic ocean, lies the 27 hole Connemara Gold Links From the testing dog leg opening hole through to the breathtaking back 9, which have been acknowledged as the 'equal to any in the world'. For more information and green fees visit www.connemaragolflinks.com
If you want to experience something special while visiting Connemarahead to Bunowen Pier near Ballyconnelly and visit the award winning Connemara Smokehouse. Every Wednesday at 3pm during June, July and August they have a guided tour of the Smokehouse where you can see Graham Roberts hand fillet and prepare the salmon for smoking, slice the finished product and then pack it. Learn about the various methods of smoking and sample some Smoked Salmon. Delicious combined with soda bread. Apart from Salmon some of the other products at the Smokehouse include Smoked Tuna which is delicious, Smoked Mackerel and many more. The Smokehouse is open Mon to Friday 9am to 5pm and closed for lunch. The Smokehouse is a family business using traditional methods and high quality products. Pre-booking is advisable as it very popular. www.smokehouse.ie
Ballyconneely is also renowned for its breeding of the world famous Connemara Pony, with numerous home and overseas champions being produced here. Legend has it that the breed originated as a result of a number of Arab Horses coming ashore from a Spanish shipwreck, near Slyne Head, and breeding with the small native pony. An annual show and sale is held in the village on the 3rd Sunday in July.
The cottage is located in a special area of conservation ideal for bird watching. The beach can be accessed through the grounds of the owner's property.
For some local history on the area see http://www.connemaragaa.com/ballyconneely/
Childrens Playground, Traditional Music .5 miles. Fishing, Walking - Hill 2 miles. Horse riding, Golf 3 miles. Cinema 6 miles.
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