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Holiday Cottage in Ballyvaughan

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Ballyvaughan - Lahaina

Sleeps up to 6 (3 bedrooms)

In the grounds of a 16th century ruin, on the stunning West coast of Ireland, the cottage is situated on a beautiful headland surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

The accommodation comprises 3 large bedrooms including the master double room with en suite facility(shower) and two further twin bedrooms and a family bathroom. The modern fitted kitchen and dining area is well equipped and leads onto the south facing patio area overlooking an Atlantic estuary.

There are two separate living areas, one with a TV with DVD facility, so children and adults can have their own space. Equally, there is room in the lounge for everyone to get together in front of the fire.

A high chair and travel cot are available at the property.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Annemarie Rogers
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 July, 2016

About Annemarie Rogers

Declan and I bought the cottage after staying in the one next door. We were living in as houseparents at a school in the west of England and knew we needed a bolt hole.

Annemarie Rogers purchased this house in 2002

Why Annemarie Rogers chose County Clare

In 2002 our 3 boys were 9,8 and 2. We fell in love with Ballyvaughan, Galway, the amazing beaches, the Burren and everything about the area. Since we both have strong family connections with the area, it seemed like the perfect place to buy a family home. Still living in the west country, but with 2 out of 3 of the boys now grown up and moved on, we all still love returning to our Ireland home. We are sure you will love this area too. If you want to know anything at all about Ballyvaughan and its surrounds do not hesitate to ask.

What makes this house unique

Ocean views, mountain views, surf beaches, golf courses, the most amazing fresh lobster and crab, art, craft, Galway city, cliffs of Moher, Irish music, farmers markets, crabbing on your doorstep. Open fire, totally safe patio for barbeques or stone painting!

Is there anything more you could ask for?


based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Holiday Cottage in Ballyvaughan
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

L'Irlande comme on en rêvait

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour à Ballyvaughan. Le cottage est idéalement situé à proximité du buren, des falaises de moher, des îles d'aran, de Galway et du Connemara. La maison est spacieuse et très confortable. Un rapport qualité-prix très bon. Coup de cœur pour la tour en ruine et le bar en face du Spar à Ballyvaughan.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. I'm so glad you had a good stay. Annemarie
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Maison très agréable et bien localisée.

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé une très belle semaine dans le Burren. La nature y est splendide, le logement pratique et propre. Une connexion internet serait une bonne idée.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sandrine, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in Lahaina. Internet connection is going in very soon so we will be fully connected for next season. Declan and I are also upgrading the television for next season. Best wishes, Annemarie
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Quiet and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Nice home in a beautiful location, very quiet, nice views, ample parking and a castle tower! The home had everything we needed, we would have liked a larger TV for the evenings relaxing in the comfortable living room. The village is quaint and we had good meals at Monks and Logues. The village is a little over 3 miles though not about 1 mile to the cottage as stated in the description.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Declan and I are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are definitely getting a larger TV for next year ! Annemarie
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

We booked the cottage to have a weeks escape from the pressures of daily working life. It was just the job and we had some wonderful walks in the surrounding along with some day trips out, the cottage was an idea base and very comfortable/clean (plenty of room for just the two of us!), highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Amazing cottage, just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing cottage. Spacious, cosy, clean, stunning views, just pefect! We had a lovely week and have already booked again for next year!

It has everything you need for a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Lahaina Ballyvaughan Spendid Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Tucked away from the main road you're instantly transported to a slow pace of life, in tune with the tides. We waited for the greater black-backed gull, the curlews and the heron to sit out the tide and then waddle over the mudflats eating the worms.

When we were done doing that, we might take a walk along the edge of the tiny back, round the headland and find the big stones just cut off by the tide. Dad would carry the kids out and maroon them there (only joking!). Peace, fun and absolute natural beauty.

In a day of rain we popped our heads underground, at Ailwee cave, which was enthralling. Make it more fun by stopping off at the Dolmen on the way.

Be sure to visit the big hill behind the house, on the other side of the main road. It's a climb, but worth the effort. Find the little stone shelters built on top, and just carry on walking. Look out for all the diverse wildfolowers, which are absolutely everywhere.

The house - of course, you want to hear about the house - very relaxing. Everything you need is there, including plenty of hot water. The kitchen and back room are great for sitting in and planning your next day, spread round a big map of the Burren. Sit outside with your breakfast on sunny days, so pleasant. You get a really decent night's sleep in those beds.

Be sure to stock up with a big shop in a large supermarket, Ballyvaughan is OK for the bare necessities but couldn't provide everything we need. Ennis has a Dunnes stores in the centre, if you're travelling up from Shannon.

What more can I say? Our photos say it all. Happy kids in Wellies walking along the track when the tide has covered it; endless pictures of seaweed; smiling cheeky faces chewing bits of grass, sat listening to the wind in a rock shelter; some cows in a gateway; orchids in the Burren; ROCKS EVERYWHERE.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Shannon Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Logues Lodge
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Linnanes, NewQuay
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Bishop's Quarter
Car: necessary

Ballyvaughan is a village and small port on the southern shores of Galway Bay is a convenient centre for exploring the fascinating surrounding countryside. It also has a lot to offer the visitor in its own right: sea fishing, pubs, restaurants, craft workshops.

Our cottage is situated about 1 mile outside Ballyvaughan, just beyond Bishop's Quarter beach. Fanore beach is only 20 min drive away and is excellent for surfing (instruction is available at this beach). There are numerous wonderful pubs and restaurants within 10 min drive and Ballyvaughan has all the essentials you need including a small supermarket, resturants, gift shop and pharmacy.

Cosmopolitan Galway city lies 25 miles around the bay and is well worth a visit. If you can get there when the races are on or the oyster festival is in full swing it is a place not to be missed.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ballyvaughan, Ireland

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
late season
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £22

For stays of less than a week an additional cost of 50 Euro must be added for final cleaning. This is included in the weekly rate.

Full payment to be made 30 days before the stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ballyvaughan, Ireland

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - En suite to bedroom 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , En suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Single bed and underbed
  • A travel cot and bedding are available on request.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing

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