Mountain Cottage, Ballard, Co.Galway, Ireland. Holiday Rental

Mountain Cottage, Ballard, Clonbur, Co. Galway, Ireland F12 PX20

Charming Holiday Rental

Charming Traditional Historic Irish Cottage, dating from the 1840′s, situate in an area of outstanding scenic beauty

with superb mountain and lake views and country walks.

Located just two miles from the pretty fishing village of Clonbur, County Galway, this is an extremely attractive holiday rental, sure to entice and delight.

The beautiful and mysterious Lough Coolin is a short walk from the property, which commands superb and panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

Unusual, Unique, Serene:

Exclusive Mountain Barn Sauna  available  near by!  ( pay per use).

The cottage is accessed from a quiet country road about two miles from Clonbur.


Sleeps 4 persons

The accommodation comprises:


Living Room/ Dining room:

with cosy wood burning stove, comfy sofa, dining table, chairs, Antique DresserWIFI

Fully Fitted Kitchen,

With oven, hob, fridge/freezer, storage cupboards, kettle, toaster, Cutlery, Glasses, Delph, Cooking utensils,

Shower Room, Twin Bedroom, Double Bedroom, with chest of drawers,

Hallway, Washing machine, Hoover.

Extra Attraction: Unique Mountain Barn Sauna Available close by! ( pay per use).


The General Area;

Located just 2 miles from the pretty fishing village of Clonbur, County Galway, on the isthmus between the famous fishing lakes of Lough Corrib and Lough Mask,

this very attractive holiday rental has much to offer  holidaymakers, fishermen and women, mountain climbers, walkers, cyclists, artists, writers

and all those who enjoy Country Pursuits in an area of outstanding scenic beauty’.

Mountain Cottage is located about 600 ft above sea level, and half way up Mount Gable, with stunning views of lough Corrib.

There are numerous mountain walks and trails up the mountain than can be enjoyed, with superb views out over the Lake and Mountains.

The village of Clonbur is ideally situated to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the West of Ireland, with a wealth of Country and Rural activities

at your doorstep such as;

Mountain walking, swimming, horseriding, fishing, watersports and so forth;

Clonbur Woods are accessed just a short  drive away from this rental, and offer beautiful well marked trails through the forests along the shores of Lough Mask.

The village has several friendly pubs with great traditional music and meals on offer.

The local Supermarket is well stocked with bakery, butchers, full grocery and off licence.

The General Area;

This rental is within easy driving distance of Connemara, an area of outstanding natural beauty with a wealth of activities to enjoy.

Other nearby attractions include :-

World renowned fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask.

Fishing trips can be arranged on the lakes.

Historic Ashford Castle where many heads of state have stayed.

Ireland’s School of Falconry gives you the chance to fly a hawk around the spectacular

grounds of Ashford Castle in a private Hawk Walk.

There is also an Equestrian centre at Ashford Castle.

The magnificent 19th century Kylemore Abbey, a pleasant hour’s drive from Clonbur.

Killary fjord – Located at Leenane, 45 mins drive and access to many beautiful beaches.

Cruises of the fjord can be taken from Leenane

.An 18 hole golf course is 15 minutes away at Ballinrobe.

Shopping in Galway and Old Galway City. 45 mins.

Lots of lovely pubs, restaurants and shops. Cong Abbey ruins are very beautiful,

if you are looking for peace and tranquility.Ballintubber Abbey is just 35 mins. away.

Cong  and Ashford Castle: five miles: Cornamona; five miles: Galway; 45 min drive:

Knock Airport: one hour drive:

Castlebar; one hour drive; Dublin 3.5 hours.

Rates and Availability:   Please Contact Helen Cassidy: [email protected]

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