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Connemara self catering cottage An t-Oilean Coille

23 reviews
Rear elevation
Sitting Room with open fire
Bedroom No 1 (Double with Ensuite)
Fully fitted kitchen
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Bedroom No 2 (Twin)
Bedroom No 3 (Double/Single Bunk)
Kylemore Abbey
Connemara National Park
Maoinis Beach
Maam Cross
Roundstone Village
Killary Harbour - Ireland's only fjord
Screebe Fishery.
Approaching Gleanntrasna.
Winter scene
Coral Strand
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
County Galway, Western Ireland
An t-Oilean Coille is a modern detached cottage at the edge of a lake near Maam Cross in the heart of Connemara. It has three bedrooms (a twin, a double (ensuite) and a third room with a double and a single bed) and a family bathroom. There is a large open plan living area with a fitted kitchen (with a breakfast bar), and a sitting area with a welcoming open fireplace. <BR><BR>Outside the cottage is an enclosed garden with outside furniture and a barbecue, large off road parking as well as outbuildings for storing bikes, fishing gear and wet suits. Framed by beautiful rugged mountains, it is an enchanting place to spend a peaceful holiday.
About the Owner, Sean C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 26 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL219867
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Hauke S
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

If you search for a place for you and your family to start for hiking tours around Connemara this is the perfect choice. On arrival, Sean was waiting for the four of us with a warm welcome and an open fire in the chimney. He gave us many tips for sightseeing tours in the area and strongly supported me in...

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Thank you for the review and we are very pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed the visit. Sean


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1 review
Reviewed June 21, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We had a wonderful time, thanks to the combination of a very nice cottage and the overwhelming beauty of Connemara. We were welcomed by the very friendly owners and shown around the cottage. The place has everything one needs and more for a comfortable stay. There are a few houses nearby, which is nice in case of an emergency, and...

Management response:

Thank you for the review, we are delighted that you had a good holiday and hope you will return to Connemara some day. My apologies - I thought that I had mentioned to you that there was a shop/post office in Rosmuc which is 3 miles away. Thank you for the feedback regarding wheelchair users which is good to know...


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Reviewed July 12, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This cottage is like a little dream come true. It has fantastic views of a lake, a glen, and mountains near and far. I stayed two weeks and walked every day in the beauty of Connemara. Three days, I was able to walk from the door of the house! The owner was welcoming and clear with instructions, etc. The house...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in Connemara and hope you return again sometime. Sean


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
Large open plan kitchen/living room with open fire and patio door. Fully integrated kitchen, including dishwasher, microwave, fan oven, gas hob and grill. Utilities include washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer and vacuum cleaner.
Note: Check in time 16.00hrs. Check out time 11am.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
Connemara National Park is close by for a great day out, as is the world famous Kylemore Abbey with its breathtaking views and beautiful setting. <BR><BR>With guided walking tours, world class golf, horse riding, angling, historic houses and boat trips to enjoy, there is something to please even the most discerning of visitors!
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Knock Airport: 55.9 mi
Railway: Galway City: 28.0 mi
Ferry: Rossaveal to Aran Ferry : 7.5 mi
Take the N59 (direction Clifden) from Galway city. You will pass through Moycullen and Oughterard. 13 kilometres beyond Oughterard is Maam Cross. Turn left here onto the R336 (direction Casla). Travel 6 kilometres and turn left into Gleanntrasna. An t-Oilean Coille is 300 metres on the right hand side.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.5 mi.
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