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Craggy Cottage beside Fanore Beach in the Burren on the Wild Atlantic Way

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Three bedroom, two bathroom cottage overlooking Fanore Beach

This beautiful traditional cottage is flanked by the mountains of the Burren National Park and adjacent to the sand dunes of the Blue Flag beach of Fanore. The house has been thoughtfully designed with an upstairs sitting area with magnificent feature length sky-light windows, displaying breathtaking views of the beach, Aran Islands and Galway Bay and the beach is 200 yards away.

GPS co-ordinates 53.115362, -9.287269

The local village has a Shop, Pub and Restaurant.

The cottage is six miles from Doolin which has a ferry service to the nearby Aran Islands, it is 10 miles from the village of Ballyvaughan and an hours drive will take you to Galway and beyond to Connemara.

The Cottage comprises of

Ground floor: kitchen/dining/lounge area, utility room, double bedroom, adult bunk bed with single bed, bathroom.

First floor: 2nd lounge, kingsize double with ensuite shower room and walk-in wardrobe.

Electricity by meter read, oil central heating supplement of €30, linen and towels included, travel cot, high chair, stair gate, TV, video, DVD player, CD, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, hair dryer, fully enclosed garden, garden furniture, private off road parking. Pets welcome.

The cottage has an enclosed private garden and you can walk to the beach and provides the perfect environment for a variety of holiday activities.

Fishing, walking, surfing, caving, cycling, are among the facilities available locally

More Details

Joe Casey
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2017

About Joe Casey

I have great memories of childhood days in the area and love to return for holidays to enjoy the spectacular scenery in the area

Why Joe Casey chose County Clare

To watch the sun go down over Galway bay.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fanore More, Clare

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Baby Gate
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with an electric shower Downstairs bathroom has a bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main Bedroom, queen bed, ensuite bathroom, Walk-in wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 3 Single Bed , 2 Adult bunk beds and a single bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Craggy Cottage beside Fanore Beach in the Burren on the Wild Atlantic Way
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Amazing Cottage, Specatacular Views, Wonderful Locals

  • 5 of 5

Cottage and the owner Joe were great. The local pub has trad music, friendly staff and great pub food only a very short drive down the road. The fish and tackle shop is great. Rent a pole and go out and fish for Mackerel and Pollock. Having a full Kitchen is fantastic when on holiday and can't beat being able to fry up fresh fish. The upstairs living room is the best part of the house with views of the ocean and beautiful coastline. We were able to easily get to Doolin for Ferry to Aran Islands, hike of the cliffs of Moher, hike Croagh Patrick, and tour Connemara all from this location with ease. Don't miss out on this place!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Debra L.

  • 5 of 5

My daughters and I really enjoyed our stay @ Craggy Cottage. Lots of room and a beautiful view every morning. Joe was very attentive to make sure our stay was enjoyable. Would recommend Craggy Cottage for exploring the west coast for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in an impressive landscape

  • 5 of 5

Incredibly beautiful....this gives our vacation apt description .

The house is very comfortable and clean. It's like "coming home". The kitchen is completely equipped. Even the most mundane things for cooking are available.

The house is next to Fanore Beach. Where we went everyevening after an impressive day (at the cliffs of moher, at Tullamore Dew, at Doolin......) to let the day fade away. The house gives you a good starting point for your excursions.

Having a car is recommended.

Thank you, Joe and Rena, for allowing us to be in this wonderful place.

We are sure to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding, even better than expected.

  • 5 of 5

We were met by the owner, Joe Casey, who kindly explained the use of all aspects of the cottage. He also supplied us with some unexpected food and supplies. The cottage is positioned with an unobstructed view of the "Wild Atlantic" Ocean.

The cottage was clean and well supplied leaving nothing to chance. We look forward to returning to this very location and will recommend it to anyone interested in a great and relaxing stay on the west coast of Ireland.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Delighted you enjoyed your vacation in Fanore.
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Wundervolle Gegend; tolles, gut ausgestattetes und sauberes Haus, fantastischer Ausblick aufs Meer

  • 5 of 5

Das Cottage liegt direkt am Fanore Beach, Shop und Pub gibts im Dorf. Weitere Einkaufsmöglichkeiten (bsp. Metzger in Lisdoonvarna) und Pubs gibts in den Nachbardörfern.

Das Haus selber ist gross und gut ausgestattet (TV, DVD, VHS, Bibliothek, Spiele, etc.). Das Wohnzimmer im Obergeschoss ist der Hammer. Durch die Dachflächenfenster hat man einen tollen Ausblick aufs Meer. Die Küche ist ebenfalls sehr gut ausgestattet und lässt (bis auf ein bisschen schärfere Messer) keine Wünsche offen.

Der Vermieter ist sehr nett und unkompliziert. Wir können dieses Ferienhaus wirklich mit bestem Gewissen weiterempfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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D-45529 Hattingen

Beautiful, comfortable holiday home close to Fanore beach

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well equipted and spacious for up to 7 guests. We spent a relaxing week with the family in the cottage after a round trip through Irland, and enjoyed the modern kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and tumbler as well as games , books, TV, DVDs for rainy days. Close-by are Fanore beach with its great waves and surfing and angling opportunities, and the impressive nature reserve of the Burren, which is ideally suited for hiking. We recomment the cottage for families and/or nature lovers.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Shannon Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
O Donoghues Pub
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Lahinch Golf Club
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Fanore Beach
Car: necessary

Craggy Cottage is located beside the beach and the Burren walks can all be accessed directly from the cottage as the trail passes the house location including Caher Valley Loop Walk , Fanore to Ballyvaughan Trek , Burren Way, and the Black Head Looped Walk and it is on the Wild Atlantic way route, the world’s newest costal touring route allowing you to explore the Burren region (one of Irelands natural wonders) at your leisure.

Local attractions include The Cliffs of Moher, Ailwee and Doolin cave systems and the Aran Islands which can be reached by ferry from Doolin.

GPS co-ordinates are

53.115362, -9.287269


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fanore More, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season and BH weeks
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Electricity is charged at 20 cent per unit, normally (15-20) euro per week and Oil for the central heating is charged at 30 euro per week if used.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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