You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Clonbur, Joyce Country, County Galway. It is a End Terrace Townhouse.
This terraced house is located in Clonbur village, 3 miles from Cong, 9 miles from Ballinrobe. The house features comfortable living areas with a split level lounge, kitchen and dining area. There is free Wi-Fi internet access. Park up and relax, being just a stroll from the shops, pubs and restaurants. Clonbur is a fisherman's paradise located between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib and an ideal touring base for Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare. The location offers beautiful views of Mount Gable and great local walks for all levels.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 100 yards. Beach 20 miles. Lakeside 880 yards.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room. FF: double, twin, single, shower room. Downstairs: bathroom with separate shower.
Oil by meter read and electricity by meter read, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, TV, dvd player, radio, freezer, microwave, w/machine, dryer, internet access, hairdryer, alarm clock, uk tv channels, fully enclosed garden, garden furniture, on street parking. One small pet welcome.
Clonbur (Irish - An Fhairche) is in part of the Gaeltacht or Irish-speaking region of North Connemara. There are two good restaurants/pubs in the village, and a very good local shop / pub - so you can eat out and have a drink, and not worry about having to get a taxi home.
Lough Corrib and Lough Mask have earned worldwide recognition from anglers and fishermen and Clonbur is centrally located for both lakes. Explore the lakeshores, take a cruise, visit the numerous islands on Lough Corrib - "there is one for every day of the year". If you're feeling adventurous, Petersburgh Activity Centre on Lough Mask offers sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and caving.
Mount Gable dominates the area around Clonbur and has some of the most splendid views in the region. The starting point for the climb (about 50 mins to the top) is 2km from the village of Clonbur. The views from the top of Mount Gable of Lough Corrib, Lough Mask and little Lough Coolin are breathtaking.
Hillwalkers of all ability will enjoy the trails of the Partry Mountains and Connemara. Or if you just want a stroll, the charming country lanes around Clonbur are at your doorstep. Cyclists can skirt the lakes or tackle the quiet routes through the hills. (Bicycle Hire available in the village)
The village of Cong is 3 miles away. Cong has a great butcher, art gallery, cafe and craft shop, and a choice of welcoming pubs for lunch. Cong is also an excellent centre for fishing, horse riding and bicycle hire.
Ashford Castle, a magnificent former residence of the Guinness family, is now a luxury hotel. Its extensive grounds on the shores of Lough Corrib offer a huge variety of walks and paths open to the public and house an equestrian centre, shooting range and falconry. The ruins of an Augustinian abbey stand close to Ashford castle.
The lakeshore beaches of Loughs Corrib and Mask provide opportunities for swimming and boating, as do the islands dotted around the lake. Seaside beaches are within 45 minutes drive south at Carna (Galway Bay) or west near Leenane (Glashilaun). Killary Harbour, which is Ireland's only "fjord", extends ten miles inland and with the mountains rising steeply on either side provides some truly beautiful scenery - you can take a cruise on a glass bottom boat.
For the golfer, there is a range of courses on your doorstep.
Traditional Music 0.1 miles. Horse riding, Walking - Hill .5 miles. Fishing - Lake 1 miles. Fishing - River 3 miles. Childrens Playground 5 miles. Golf 10 miles.