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LARGE, FAMILY FRIENDLY, GEORGIAN HOME FROM HOME, IN MAGICAL CONNEMARA

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Geraldine Hynes

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Geraldine Hynes

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LARGE, FAMILY FRIENDLY, GEORGIAN HOME FROM HOME, IN MAGICAL CONNEMARA

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Oughterard Area - Wellpark House

Large country holiday home, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps from 6 to 12

Wellpark is a splendid Georgian (1730), large country house of great character and comfort with Wi-Fi, 6 bedrooms, (sleeps12) for holiday rental in Ireland's most beautiful region, Connemara. a superb fishing area. Wellpark is situated in the picturesque village of Oughterard, by the river Owenriff, near Lake Corrib. It lies only 20mins. drive from fascinating Galway, with Theatres, Shopping, Singing Pubs & restaurants. In one acre of lush garden, lawns and orchard, it has its own, separate, specially designed BBQ Garden, a delightful large farmhouse kitchen with open fire, French windows opening onto a Conservatory/SunRoom, aromatic turf fires and winding staircase. A large country house, it lends itself to family gatherings. Built in a more leisurely age, it provides a tranquil haven to refresh body & soul among Ireland's most beautiful lakes, mountains, rivers, candid beaches, fuchsia lined hedgerows and ancient castles. Oughterard Golf Club (18 hole Parkland) 5 min, Dublin Airport 2h 30 mins. Shannon Airport 1hr 45 mins..

Welcome to Wellpark and Ireland: The house offers traditional dining and drawing rooms - 6 bedrooms -3 king size beds,1 queen size and two twins) Huge kitchen with fireplace, utility room, 3 bathrooms (2 showers, 2 tubs) & Italian tiles. Incoming phone - Satellite TV, VCR & stereo and wi-fi internet access. A specially designed barbecue garden, hand made in local stone, with garden table and seating set under the shade of an apple tree & surrounded by fuchsia hedges. Wellpark faces the Owenriff River and is only 5 minutes from Lough Corrib. The region is an anglers paradise, famous for its brown trout, pike and salmon fishing. Boats and local ghillies (guides) may be booked (fish freezer provided).

The area has a wealth of beautiful beaches to discover and children ( and adults) can run free and get a real taste of unspoiled nature. Children are very welcome. There is plenty to see and do locally including singing pubs, the Aran Isles, farm parks for children, pony trekking, even dolphin watching,Golf courses, castles or a visit to Galway City to visit the theatre, go to the races, or discover the excellent shops with fine porcelain, crystal and hand knit sweaters. Irish Cuisine is wholesome and fresh - try the freshly caught Galway Bay prawns, wild lake salmon or wild blackberry and apple pie & fresh cream.Irsih cheesecake with Baileys cream is a dream..

2011 News

With the Dublin - Galway Motorway now completed, clients will be pleased to learn that the drive now only takes one hour 50mins (Plus the 20min from Galway to Oughterard and Wellpark!)

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Geraldine Hynes

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2000
Speaks English, French, Italian
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Oughterard Area, Ireland

26 Reviews Write a Review
Large, family friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in magical Connemara
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 26 reviews
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Large, family friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in magical Connemara
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1346
+39 0564412672
Oughterard Area County Galway
HR GuestBook
5

Comments from Owner Guestbook

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
P.C.- Brussels, Belgium - Sept. 2001 'I would like to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay in Wellpark House. Your house is very elegant, extremely comfortable and wonderfully well - equipped. The good weather enabled us to take advantage of the lovely gardens and to do some touring in the region - we hope we will be able to repeat the experience.'(repeated in 2002)
A.B.- England - 'Just back from another lovely week in Wellpark - caught 57 Fish! - a record for us - just 5 of us. Book us again. (They have repeated the holiday 10 years running!)
P.P.-Italy, Caught salmon in river and cooked and ate it for lunch in Wellpark! Great House - great fun - great place!
B.M.Family,Paris, France -Nov. 2006-Coming back home after walking along Lough Corrib is a real pleasure at Wellpark. We really appreciate the comfort and the cosiness!
Helpful votes: 18/22
business
Large, family friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in magical Connemara
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1346
+39 0564412672
Oughterard Area County Galway
Owner Submitted Review
0

Wellpark - Absolutely wonderful! - Great Setting!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
Just writing to thank you for a great holiday at Wellpark.

It is absolutely wonderful and all family members had a relaxing time in such a great setting.
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Large, family friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in magical Connemara
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1346
+39 0564412672
Oughterard Area County Galway
Owner Submitted Review
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We were comfortable and happy!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
Canada-
Thank you for a great week. We were comfortable and happy.
Lovely place. Hope to visit again sometime.
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Large, family friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in magical Connemara
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1346
+39 0564412672
Oughterard Area County Galway
Owner Submitted Review
0

Your house is absolutely gorgeous!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
Your house is absolutely gorgeous!
I am enjoying my stay here with my cousins. I love it!
business
Large, family friendly, Georgian Home from Home, in magical Connemara
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1346
+39 0564412672
Oughterard Area County Galway
Owner Submitted Review
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Great for a Family Get-Together-

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
Great for a Family Get - Together. We all reallyenjoyed our time here.
Very comfortable and plenty of room for all.
Great area and wonderful scenery. great walks - Enjoyed eating out and hope to return another year.
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Location

Nearest Airport
92 Kilometres
Shannon Airport
Nearest Ferry
250 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Galway
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Lake Corrib
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
In village
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Oughterard Golf Club 18 hole Parkland
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
5 In village
Car: recommended

Wellpark House is situated alongside the River Owenriff, in the picturesque village of Oughterard in Co. Galway, West of Ireland. It is in the famous area of Connemara, renowned for its natural beauty.

Dublin is 250 km, a 1h and 50 min. straight drive on the new M6 motorway to Galway (Galway Airport has an airport with flights from the U.K.). Galway is only 20 min. drive to the village of Oughterard and Wellpark House. Shannon Airport. 1hr 45mins.

Other Activities: Annual Connemarathon- Dolphin watching- Boat Trips to Lake Islands and Cong

Golf: Situated only 5 minutes drive away from Oughterard Golf Club, 18 hole parkland course with Club house and restaurant, non members welcome.

20 minutes away from Glenlo Abbey Golf Club (18 hole parkland). 15min from Bearna Golf Club (18 hole moorland).

30min from Galway Golf Club (18 hole parkland)and 45min from the spectacular Connemara Golf Club.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Oughterard Area, County Galway

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
APRIL
29 Mar 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
€700
for 2 nights
From
€350
From
€350
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,400
 
 
MAY
26 Apr 2014 - 30 May 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,450
for 7 nights
€1,450
 
 
JUNE
31 May 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,550
for 7 nights
€1,550
 
 
JULY
28 Jun 2014 - 1 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,650
for 7 nights
€1,650
 
 
AUGUST
2 Aug 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,750
for 7 nights
€1,750
 
 
SEPTEMBER
30 Aug 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,650
for 7 nights
€1,650
 
 
OCTOBER
27 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
€700
for 2 nights
From
€350
From
€350
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,400
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
€700
for 2 nights
From
€350
From
€350
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,300
 
 
CHRISTMAS
20 Dec 2014 - 27 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,750
for 7 nights
€1,750
 
 
NEW YEAR
28 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,750
for 7 nights
€1,750
 
 
Low Season
4 Jan 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
€700
for 2 nights
From
€350
From
€350
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit €125.00
25% rental deposit to secure booking.
Balance plus €60 light final cleaning fee, plus cautionary deposit of €125 due 6 weeks before the period booked.
(This gives time to correct card details or Bank transfer errors etc.,)
Notes Major credit cards accepted.

10% discount on Repeat Bookings

10% discount on Very Early Bookings (six months before the period booked)

Rental rates for Easter weeks €1,500 Euro. Christmas €1,750, New Year €1,750

20% discount on 'Last Minute' bookings, taken within 14 days of the booking period.

Weekends/ short breaks in Low Season: €700 Euro per 2 nights (min.2 nights), extra nights €150
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Oughterard Area in County Galway

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • village
  • rural
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Family
General:
  • Parking
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Activities Guide
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large corner bath
  • 1 large bathroom with grand corner bath, with hand shower, separate power jet shower enclosure -toilet -bidet and wash basin. All bathrooms are decorated with hand painted Italian tiles and touches of Sanderson. 1 smaller bathroom with bath, bidet, wash basin and toilet. 1 smaller downstairs shower room with shower, bidet -wash basin and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Crib/cot
    Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Travel crib/cot
    Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , Family bedroom
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • There are six comfortably furnished bedrooms in country style. 2 double bedrooms have king size beds, 1 double bedroom has a queen size bed, there are 2 twin bedrooms with 2 single beds in each, and a Family Bedroom with double bed, an extra child's bed (age from 2/5 years) and a cot/crib for babies. (English 'cots' = U.S. 'cribs') Sleeps 12 adults (and two small children)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Video Player
  • Books
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Conservatory
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • ruins
  • bay
  • live theatre
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • freshwater fishing
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Special barbecue garden, set apart from main garden, with large, hand built barbecue in local stone and garden furniture for 12. The barbecue garden is set amongst apple trees and fuchsia hedges. The house is set in one acre of mature lawns, orchard and 1 acre of landscaped garden. (Perfect example of charming, traditional, Georgian house and gardens, built in 1730) New addition - sun room/ conservatory looking onto the lush, emerald green garden, with comfortable armchairs for seating. (Tea in the garden in all weathers). Note: internet access 24 hour ADSL WiFi broadband. Telephone incoming calls only.
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