You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Tully, Connemara, County Galway. It is a Detached Cottage.
Located 55 miles from Galway on the scenic Renvyle peninsula. Tully Cross has two pubs, hotel, restaurant, two shops, supermarket and a traditional music and dance theatre (teach Ceoil) and horse riding centre - offering horse trekking on the beach. Within walking distance is this delightful cottage, well equipped and set in its own grounds with garden views of (Tully) mountain - a moderate climb for hill walkers or nearby are the challenging Connemara pony show. The scenery is unrivalled here and nearby attractions include Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey and Killary cruises.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 440 yards. Beach 1 mile.
GF: lounge, kitchen, dining room, 2 doubles 1 with ensuite shower room, bathroom with shower over bath. FF: double with single, twin, shower room.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire (no fuel supplied), linen and towels included, cot, high chair, stair gate, TV, dvd player, CD, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, freeview, internet access, hairdryer, alarm clock, partially enclosed garden, garden furniture, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
* Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available.
* The property has seating for six but sleeping accommodation for nine and the beach shown on the website is accessed from a road past the caravan site on the right.
**Owner deals with the collection of the rubbish but rubbish bags do need to be purchased in the local shop. (average cost EUR3 per bin bag)
Kylemore Abbey is located in the heart of the Connemara Mountains, on the shore of Lough Pollacappul. It is regarded as one of Irelands most romantic buildings as it was built by Mitchel Henry for his dear wife in 1866 after spending their honeymoon in Renvyle, so charmed were they by it's beauty. Today it is home to the Benedictine nuns and one can visit the abbeys Gothic church, exhibition rooms, lake and woodland walks, craft shops, restaurant and Victorian walled garden.
There are two villages on the Renvyle peninsula. Tully (1km) and the picturesque village of Tully Cross (2km). The local village, Tully has two shops, post office, supermarket, medical clinic and traditional music and dance theatre (Teach Ceoil). The local doctor also lives in Tully. Tully Cross has two pubs, a small hotel, and a church.
Connemara Sea Life Centre;
Sea side centre and scenic and wildlife coastal cruises. Sea angling trips on board the "Queen of Connemara". Excellent fresh seafood restaurant. Highly recommended.
**Tthe property has seating for six but sleeping accommodation for eight
**The beach shown on the webiste is accessed from a road past the caravan site on the right
Connemara National Park
Connemara National Park covers 2000 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grassland and woodlands. In the parks heritage visitors centre there 3D exhibitions, audio visual shows, picnic areas, tea rooms, nature trails and walks. Breathtaking views.
Scuba Dive West
Scuba Dive West dive centre offer excellent diving facilities. Sheltered shore diving, spectacular off shore diving, dive safari's, half day programs, professional tuition and supervised dives. Full range of Padi courses available.
Pony Trekking is available in the local village 1km from the house.
On the Renvyle Peninsula there is a nine hole golf course, and also an 18 hole golf course in Ballyconnelly 30 minutes from the house, which offers club hire, snacks and a pro shop.
Killary Adventure Company
The Killary Adventure Centre offers rock climbing, artery, gorge walking, kayaking, wind surfing, orienteering, hill walking, mountain hiking, survival experience, hobie catamaran, sailing, speed boating, clay pigeon shooting, knee boarding and wake boarding - 12 km from house.
Connemara offers the best landscape in Ireland for hill-walking. Its hills, mountains, shoreline and quiet roads offer a variety of challenges, from the moderate Tully Mountain (Renvyle) to the challenging Mealrea Horse Shoe. The scenery is unrivalled anywhere.
Fresh water fishing, from fast flowing rivers to mountain lakes, to shore angling and deep sea fishing. Less than 3km from the house.
Traditional Music .25 miles. Walking - Hill, Walking - Easy, Horse riding, Coastal walks 1 miles. Fishing - Sea 2 miles.