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Dove Cottage In Oughterard, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Romantic Hideaway Self Catering Cottage, Will Sleep 2 to 5.

Connemara is a place to unwind and relax. Why not treat yourself and stay at Dove cottage. This delightful cottage is situated on 3 acres - on the same property as Corin Lodge where the owners Miriam and David live. You will enjoy total privacy. The lodge was originally built as a hunting lodge for The Countess Mataxa of Connemara. There is a variety of activities to choose from - take a stroll down the driveway and spend the day fishing on Lough Corrib, golf at the local 18 hole golf course or walk the illustrious Western Way through some of the most glorious and unspoiled scenery in Europe. Take your picnic basket and explore majestic Connemara where so many personalities including King Edward V11, Maharaja Jam Sahib, Sir William Wilde, his son Oscar and William Butler Yeates were inspired by the mystical beauty of this extraordinary landscape. A warm welcome awaits you.

Bedrooms: There are 2 large airy double bedrooms with queen style double beds, sleeps two or four. Perhaps 5 as there is also a Futon bed in the large bedroom on the first floor.

Bathrooms: Ground floor bathroom (rest room) with Instant Hot Water electric shower. W/C and W/H/Basin

Kitchen: This self-catering cottage has a galley type kitchen integrated into the Dining /living room which includes a 2 hob electric cooker with oven, under unit fridge, microwave, sink and all the usual kitchen utensils toaster,Coffee maker, kettle etc., and Picnic basket.

Utility Room:

washing machine and dryer on the property.

Living Room; Delightful classy interior design. The cosy living room is cottage-smart includes open fire (wood provided). T.V. DVD, Radio and a good selection of books and films to choose from.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service;

Fluffy white towels and fine linen included. Property cleaned once a week to a high standard.


Barbecue, Parking, Garden.

Fridge, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Central Heating, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.WI/FI

Garden furniture.

More Details

David O'Reilly
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About David O'Reilly

After many years of searching for a Holiday Home in the West of Ireland In Connemara we stumbled upon Dove Cottage. We are a couple who found a piece of heaven in the west of Ireland.

David O'Reilly purchased this cottage in 2006

Why David O'Reilly chose County Galway

A peaceful Romantic hideaway which can be used as a base for Daily Trips to Connemara along the Atlantic Way


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in County Galway in Ireland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • In the Large Bedroom on the Ist floor there is a a Futon available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Dove Cottage In Oughterard, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Cleveland, Oh

Dove Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Small but very cozy cottage! The owners were great and very helpful. Given the opportunity, we'd stay there again like a shot. And Oughterard is a wonderful center for exploring Connemara and Counties Galway and Mayo.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesapeake City, Maryland/ USA

Charming cottage five minutes from Oughterard

  • 5 of 5

This cottage offers very comfortable bedding and a beautifull setting just outside of the village of Oughterard. The owners were friendly and their recommendations were very helpfull. Our stay at this rental was the perfect base to explore the Connemara region as well Galway City.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Shannon or Dublin or Knock
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Boat Inn
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Oughterard Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Dogs bay
Car: necessary

Immerse yourself in the rich natural beauty, Ireland's true Emerald 'Connemara'. Spoil yourself by staying at the Romantic retreat of 'Dove Cottage'.The gentle curved drive,Set back 300 meter's from the Road the lush four acre garden and exotic trees invite you into this magical property. With a wonderland of activities to choose from to suit every taste. Ranging from fishing on the world renowned Lough Corrib, Golf at the exquisite 18 hole Golf course or take advantage of the illustrious 'Western Way Walks' that navigate breathtaking landscapes, the rich History of Ireland's past. Breathe the same fresh air that held the imagination of some of Ireland's most prolific writers such as Wilde, Yeats, and Synge, where former neighbor Walter Macken penned many of his celebrated novel's 'Quench the Moon'. A 2 bedroom Cottage, beside the main residence, set on 3 acres of beautiful mature gardens set back from the road by an avenue of hedgerows of rhododendrons with 100 year old pine trees.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Travelers pay 200.00. Euro at time of Booking and balance approx 6 weeks before arrival Date , or by prior arrangement

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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