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Carna: Spacious House In Lovely Seaside Village

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

"Red Sails" is our family holiday home in Connemara. The quality of the furnishings and contents are of a much higher standard than are normally found in holiday rentals.

Recent construction. Tastefully decorated. All mod cons. Very peaceful and friendly village.

6 golden sandy beaches within 5 minutes drive of house.

Wonderful small hotel with lovely food and 2 pubs in village (2-5 minutes walk).

Traditional Irish pubs (with Irish music) in village and locally.

Good prices for small groups of 4 people or less. (Only €20 per extra person per week up to a maximum of 9 people).

More Details

Ann OConnor
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 March, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Carna in County Galway

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower)
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Carna: Spacious House In Lovely Seaside Village
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

A fantastic house in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in quite a few holiday homes over the past few years I can easily say that this was the best equipped and homely property I've stayed in. This house is perfect for friends and families to say in. The kids loved it. The house was really clean and all communications with Ann and Bibi were helpful and friendly.

We loved the fact that you can be the only people on the beaches and that the area is so remote and outstandingly beautiful at every new turn of the road. As well as the beaches we went to Clifden, Galway City, Kylemore and Roundstone for the for the day. The only thing I would say that could make the property even better is if there were actual directions including landmarks written down to get to the beaches; you can see them everywhere but can find yourself inadvertently on someones private drive trying to get to them!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We have a map in the house showing the location of the local beaches but it is framed and on the wall.... and thats no good!!! I am going to make a separate print out of the same map for our guests to take with them in the car. Thank you for giving me the idea. We would love to welcome you back to sunny Connemara. It was a great summer for the beach.
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"Lots of "little" touches...

  • 5 of 5

"Lots of "little" touches that mean a lot. Quiet, comfy, spotlessly clean, multiple bathrooms,etc, etc. Wonderfully kept house in beautiful area. Handy to shops, pubs, beaches, wonderful scenery, little-known historical (and prehistoric) sites, and within easy drive of some better known sites such as those around Lough Corrib. We had a great time, and the house made a most comfortable base for our visit."

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Schönes, geräumiges Haus, gut ausgestattet

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus liegt sehr günstig in der Nähe von drei Supermärkten und zwei Pubs. Landkarten und Informationen zum auffinden von Stränden und Sehenswürdigkeiten sind vorhanden. Das Haus ist gemütlich und technisch perfekt ausgestattet. Die Hausmeisterin war zuvorkommend und sehr nett.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wir freuen uns, dass Sie Ihren Urlaub in Connemara genießen und dass Sie unserem Ferienhaus komfortabel gefunden. Vielen Dank für den Aufenthalt bei uns in 'Red Sails'
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3 jours à

  • 5 of 5

Etions 3 couples d'amis pr 1 bref sejour dans le Connemara.La maison est tout simplement parfaite ! on s'y sent directement chez nous, le confort y est total. Question propreté rien à redire. Nous somme restés seumement 3 nuits mais suffisement pour être sous le charme.

Que dire des échanges de mail avec Mme O'connor toujours disponnible réactive et aimable à l'image des Irlandais.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely words. I hope that the scarf you left behind at 'Red Sails" reached you in the post. We hope to welcome you back to Connemara in the future.
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excellent sejour

  • 5 of 5

Maison très bien située pour visiter le Connemara et s'adonner aux joies de la peche. correspondant à la description et plus. Bibi a été formidable et d'une aide précieuse. Petit village avec tous les commerces à proximité. Conseil achetez vos timbres à la poste de Carna.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour vos gentils commentaires à propos de notre maison et le village. Nous serions ravis de vous accueillir à nouveau à Connemara à l'avenir. Thank you very much for your lovely comments about our house and village. We would love to welcome you back to Connemara in the future.
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Très agréable location

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé deux semaines à Red Sails, ce qui nous a permis de sillonner le Connemara, à pied, en voiture, et en bateau pour aller passer des journées sur Inishmore et Inishboffin. La maison est formidable, confortable et parfaitement équipée pour au moins 6 adultes et 3 enfants. Nous recommandons vivement cette location à tous ceux qui veulent passer un séjour confortable, près de la mer, des lacs et des montagnes. La propriétaire et la personne qui s'occupe de la maison sont très agréables et prévenantes. En conclusion, un excellent rapport qualité/prix pour cette grande maison, un petit village très agréable avec les magasins nécessaires, une atmosphère typiquement irlandaise.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup We are delighted that you had a great holiday with us in Connemara and that you had the most amazing weather. When the sun is shining there is nowhere in the world as beautiful.
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Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Car: necessary

From Galway City follow signs for Clifden. After Recess take left turn for Carna. House is located near to The Carna Bay Hotel.

Very scenic route through Connemara to 'Red Sails'

Carna is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. Hiking along the quiet country lanes and up local hills and mountains.Sea/River/lake Fishing.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Carna, County Galway

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak summer
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

tarif dégressif en fonction de la durée, tarif en fonction du nombre de personnes, supplément chauffage, caution demandée, acompte/arrhes à la réservation, remise des clés par le propriétaire non présent sur placeriétaire

Les prix indiqués sont pour 4 personnes. €20 par personne supplémentaire par semaine.

The listed prices are for 4 guests. €20 per extra guest per week.

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