Traditional Cottage in an Idyllic Mountain Setting

OLD SHEPHERD’S COTTAGE
Tooraskeheen, Clifden, Co. Galway

5 guests  3 bedrooms

Old Shepherd’s Cottage is a renovated traditional Irish cottage on a mountain sheep farm 3km from the bustle of Clifden town and the Wild Atlantic Way driving route. Enjoy views onto the Owenglen River and 12 Bens Mountains from your doorstep. This beautiful tranquil location is off the beaten track but still close to shops, restaurants and pubs in Clifden town and beautiful beaches in Ballyconeely and Roundstone. This is the perfect location for exploring Connemara and all it has to offer.

The space

This spacious cottage has 3 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 5 people. There are 2 double rooms and a single room. The upstairs double is en-suite, and is accessed by a small spiral staircase. The other rooms are all on the ground floor including the main bathroom which has a bath and shower.

The front door opens to a large living/dining area with traditional fireplace containing a multi-fuel stove at the heart of the room. The cottage combines many traditional features with modern conveniences including multi-fuel stove, electric heating, hot water, washing machine, clothes dryer, a fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave and everything you need to cook your own meals. There is free WiFi, a smart TV, board games and a good selection of books. Cot is available on request. There is an outside patio with barbecue and outdoor seating.

Location

The cottage is situated in a peaceful and scenic rural setting, surrounded by fields sweeping down to the Owenglen river. There are no other houses visible from the cottage – the sheep are your closest neighbours! It is just 3km from Clifden town where you will find shops, restaurants, pubs and art galleries.

Amenities

Free WiFi
Essentials: towels, bed linen, soap, toilet paper
Well equipped kitchen where guests can cook their own meals
Indoor fireplace
Electric heating
Washing machine
Clothes dryer
Dishwasher
Microwave
Refrigerator
Oven
Coffee maker
Hot water
Iron
TV
Bathtub
Children’s books and toys
Travel cot
Baby seat
Hair dryer
Drawers and hangers
Outdoor BBQ
Outdoor seating
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector
Parking on premises

Other things to note

It is self check-in with a lockbox. We give you space to enjoy the place but are available to answer any questions you may have during your stay.

The cottage is located approximately 2km from the main road up a single-lane country road. You can park right outside the house.

Pets welcome but please keep dogs under control as there are sheep in the fields surrounding the house.

Rates and availability

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Booking Information

Booking payments are processed securely by Stripe or PayPal. Payments are taken in full at the time of booking. When you book you will receive a confirmation email with the details of your reservation. We will send you further information in the week prior to your arrival, this will include directions, check-in information and other details about the property.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking please let us know by email as soon as possible.

Cancellation Policy
Full refund for cancellations made at least 14 days before check-in, minus the payment processing fee.
After that 50% refund for cancellations made at least 5 days before check-in.
No refunds for cancellations made within 5 days of check-in.

Changes to Booking
If you need to change the dates or number of people on your booking, you can send an email to let us know, if the dates are available we will send you a revised quote outlining the amended dates and price increase/decrease or rate remaining the same.

For cancellations or booking changes email caroline@connemara-cottage.com.

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