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Oyster Bay House, Dawrosbeg, Connemara, Co Galway (WiFi)

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury house with Panoramic views

Welcome home! This luxurious property is situated on the Dawros peninsula with panoramic views over Ballinakill Bay and Leitir Hill. A stunning location and perfect for the growing family or the romantic couple alike, the property has four bedrooms, three upstairs with en-suite bathrooms and one downstairs. The sitting room is cosy and warm so why not put your feet up, sit back, relax, play games or watch a film. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary mod cons to make your holiday experience perfect. Feel like a hot bath after a day out hill-walking? Get the bath salts out and zone out in the main bathroom. Other features include an open, airy hallway, enclosed garden, playground with swings slides and a trampoline and with picnic facilities. It is right beside the sea and therefore easy access to launch boats or go swimming. Oyster Bay House is close to Letterfrack, the nearest village where one can pick up supplies and the entrance to Connemara National Park. Kylemore Abbey is 4 miles away and Clifden is 9 miles.

Connemara National Park: Spend a day walking up to the top of Diamond Hill. With a designated walking path to the very top, this is one very accessible climb. It takes about two and a half hours in total but we know some people who can run to the top in 40 minutes! The park centre also has visual displays, lots of tourist information and an audio-visual show as well as Connemara Ponies.

Kylemore Abbey: Kylemore Abbey is picture postcard material and is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ireland. Once a romantic getaway for a Manchester businessman, Mitchell Henry, it was taken over by the Benedictine Order of Nuns and the castle was turned into an international boarding school for girls. In 2010, the school was closed down. The abbey is open during the year and has a cafe/teashop, craft shop and many other attractions including The Gothic Church. If you like walking, there are plenty of trails and walks.

Clifden: Clifden is the capital of Connemara and a tourist hotspot during the summer months. Things calm down after Clifden Community Arts Week and the town returns to quiet with bursts of activity during bank holiday weekends and Easter.

Best place to eat in Clifden (in our opinion) is Mitchell's on Market Street. Great variety and good value if you get in for the early bird menu! Their seafood chowder is fantastic.

Best coffee has to be at the Steam Cafe at the Station House Courtyard but Upstairs Downstairs gives it a run for its money as well with some great baked goods and sandwiches.

More Details

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • One double bedroom downstairs. Three bedrooms upstairs, 1 king en suite,1 double en suite and 1 twin en suite.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is a taxi service available to and from the airport.


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Oyster Bay House, Dawrosbeg, Connemara, Co Galway (WiFi)
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews

Oyster Bay House

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful property, comfortable and with every modern convenience. We had such a great week, near enough and far enough away from the rest of the world.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacieuse,très propre et bien placée!!

  • 4 of 5

Excellente localisation, maison très propre avec de grandes chambres. Acceuil très agréable du propriétaire.

Néanmoins, a l'arrière de cette location se trouvait une autre maison très proche avec du vis à vis c'est le seul petit bémol. Nous recommandons vivement cette location ou nous avon passe une excellente semaine!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace and quiet

  • 4 of 5

The house is wonderful, with all mod cons, plenty of room for the 7 of us. The house is only 100m from a rocky cove, from which you can catch mackerel on a spinner. The nearest pubs (which have attached good restaurants) are a 40 minute walk away. The village of Letterfrack has quite a good supermarket which is open until 10pm. It also has an ATM. There is a lovely craft shop (Avoca) only a short distance on the road from Letterfrack to Clifden, and the entrance to the Connemara National Park is only 100m along the same road from the village. Bring a picnic if going to the National Park as there are nice marked walks with great views (although there is a cafe at the park too). Kylemore Abbey is about 5 km away, and has an excellent cafe and large wallet-emptying craft shop. Renvyle beach is a 10 minute drive from the house, but get there before 12 as the parking area is small. Glassilaun beach is about 20 minutes, but also excellent. Clifden has a few lovely galleries, and great restaurants. Supervalu supermarket in Clifden has fantastic fresh food and bread selection - open until 9pm.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ferien zum Loslassen!

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren vier Wochen im Oyster Bay House und wir wollten sofort wieder zurück, als wir im hektischen Dublin waren. Das Haus ist sehr gross und sehr liebevoll eingerichtet. Wir hatten unsere beiden Teenager-Töchter und deren Freundinnen dabei und selbst die Jungen genossen die Zeit in diesem Haus. Sie konnten all den modernen Stress völlig loslassen. Dabei half auch das eher langsame WLAN. Man kann Handy etc. zur Seite legen.

In Letterfrack kann man alles einkaufen, was man braucht. Ich persönlich bevorzugte diesen Laden, die freundilchen Verkäuferinnen und den Cappuccino! Kein Filterkaffee!

Liebt man grössere Läden, findet man einen Super Valu in Clifden. Dort kann man auch reizend shoppen, wenn dies ein Bedürfnis sein sollte.

Unbedingt sehenswert ist das Castle von Clifden. Man findet es kaum, aber der Obstverkäufer im Super Valu gibt gerne Auskunft.

Den Tully Mountain kann man besteigen, auch der Strand bei Tully ist traumhaft. Die Wanderung am Fjord entlang ist ebenfalls sehr empfehlenswert. Es gibt super Wanderführer, die alle Wanderungen der Gegend sehr gut beschreiben. Zudem ist eine genaue Karte der Region sehr aufschlussreich, wenn man verborgene Schätze finden will.

Falls man etwas zu meckern hat, meckert man auf hohem Niveau und ich denke, Mark wird alles "Unvollkommene" sofort beheben.

Bei Regen und Sturm ein Feuer im Kamin, ein Buch geniessen oder einen Film schauen, das geht nur in Irland!

Wir würden sofort wieder ins Oyster Bay House gehen und wir denken oft an diese Wochen. Connemara ist an Schönheit fast nicht zu überbieten, einfach ein unglaublich schönes Flecklein Welt!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning views

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfectly situated with a stunning view from every window. It is well-built, spacious, and lovely. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Merveilleux séjour!!

  • 5 of 5

Maison vraiment très agréable, située proche de la mer dans un paysage somptueux et tres calme . Pour ceux qui recherchent la tranquillité et le dépaysement ne pas hésiter!!

L'intérieur est très spacieux, propre, bien aménagé et confortable, tout pour passer un séjour agréable et reposant. Vous pourrez voir jouer dans le jardin les lapins le matin , si vous vous levez tot.

Je recommande vraiment cette charmante demeure aux propriétaires également charmants.

En un mot séjour très réussi et à refaire!!


  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
24 Kilometres
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Renvyle house hotel
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
The White Strand, Renvyle

Oyster Bay House is situated just outside Letterfrack on the road to Renvyle. It is a very quiet off the beaten track location but close by, there are lots of amenities for you to enjoy. A bit of lunch and a walk around the grounds. Kylemore Abbey is 5 miles away. Hill-walking for the day? Pay a visit to Connemara National Park. Afternoon tea? Renvyle House Hotel is 7 miles away. Interested in scuba diving. Scuba Dive West is situated beside the world famous Glassilaun Beach, roughly 7 miles away. Clifden, the capital of Connemara is a 20 minute drive.

Golf: With views of the Twelve Bens mountain range and the swirling Atlantic Ocean, the Connemara landscape serves as a dramatic backdrop to the championship golf links at Connemara Golf Club. More information can be found on their website -

This particular golf course is roughly 15 miles from Oyster Bay House.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in County Galway, Europe

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Term
27 Oct 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 11 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Electricity heat and gas are included in the weekly price.Linen & towels are also available.

The house has free wireless internet.

Guests are required to call the owner in advance stating the approx.time of arrival.
Check-in is after 3pm and check-out is 10.30am.

Prices are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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