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300 Year Old Post Office Cottage: Rural Setting Near Historical Town of Portumna

Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Portumna, County Galway, Western Ireland
Cottage is in Ballycrissane, Portumna Co Galway Ireland . Rural setting,on small sheep farm.This 300 year old cottage is restored in traditional style, that retain the character of a bygone age.3 star rating.Comfortable accommodation sleeps 4 persons.2 bedrooms , living diningroom with solid fuel stove,Liscannor stone flour, antique dresser.Bathroom with shower and toilet. Separate fully fitted kitchen with electric cooker, micro wave oven ,fridge.Storage heating extra.This is an ideal location for touring part of THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY for example Cliffs of Moher, Burren region.Connemara ,Kylemore Abbey,Ceide Fields in Co Mayo where history comes alive. Local attractions Portumna Castle and gardens,Portumna work house, Marina ,Forest Park with miles of walking trails.Birr Castle and gardens,Clonmacnoise , Slieve Blooms.W alking ,Golfing,F... Read more
Listing #HL334650
About the Owner
lena c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
On guests arrival I will be there to meet and greet.Key will be in door as I live beside cottage.I am available at all time.I will suggest tours for them,.Portumna 5 minutes drive from cottage,a town steeped in history.With pubs cafes and restaurants.Tea and scones on arrival in my house.
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

This cottage was the perfect place for our two week stay. We were only a couple of hours at most from most attractions we wanted to see. We had plenty of space inside. The bathroom was spacious, the kitchen was well stocked with cooking supplies,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Christopher R
Management response:Responded July 23, 2018

Thank you for a wonderful review.It was lovely to have you stay in my cottage Lena.

Reviewed January 6, 2018

We enjoyed our stay at the Old Post Office Cottage a lot! Even tho it was the cold time of the year the cottage was nice and warm as we arrived and a lovely heat came from the turf stove. A few relatives who wanted...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Melvin G
Management response:Responded January 7, 2018

Hi Melvin, thank you for a excellent review.Delighted ye enjoyed your stay in my cottage.Best wishes Lena.

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

The Old Post Office was perfectly appointed for our short stay. We are a family of 4 who sometimes need a little extra space and love having a kitchen and country around us. We came in on a wet and chilly afternoon and enjoyed firing...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank JuliaBHM
Management response:Responded July 13, 2017

Julia thank you for a excellent review.Please tell your friends about my old world cottage in rural Ireland.Best wishes Lena.

Amenities
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Fees
  • Heating lighting and towels extra: $57 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $114 / stay - Deposit
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Electricity and towels €50 extra..
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About the neighborhood
Situated in peaceful rural settings on a small farm in close proxemity to the River Shannon. An ideal base for anyone planning day-trips to Galway City, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Clonmacnoise, Birr Castle and various other locations in Ireland. Situated just 8km from Portumna, a vibrant town which has much to offer the visiting tourist with activities like boat trips, a visit to the workhouse and various scenic routes near Portumna Castle and the Marina. Portumna offers a wide variety of pubs and restaurants of excellent quality including Modena, O'Meara's and The Ferry Inn, La Bouche.
Getting around
car is required to get around.No public transport in Ballycrissane as we are in rural setting.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Shannon: 37.3 mi
Railway: Ballinasloe: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Dublin: 55.9 mi
There are bus trips available from Dublin Airport to Balliansloe on a daily basis, and there are buses available from Shannon Airport to Nenagh, also on a daily basis, however it is extremely advisable to hire a car due to the rural setting.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 37.3 mi.
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