- Traditional Thatched Cottage
- Peaceful Countryside Location
- Close to Lough Corrib & Fishing
- Short Drive to Local Villages
- Close to Activities & Attractions
Ben Gower Cottage is a beautiful 2 bedroom semi detatched thatched cottage, set amid the rolling hills and scenic countryside in the heart of Connemara. There are many awe inspiring views of interest in the immediate area including the Quiet Man Bridge which was built as a set for the iconic film, The Quiet Man. The property is one of 6 thatched cottages in this picture postcard countryside location and each cottage boasts its own individual character.
The cottage boasts a thoroughly relaxing and quiet countryside location, and is less than a 10 minute drive to Oughterard Village, 25 minute drive to Galway city, and 40 minute drive to Clifden. An ideal location for exploring all that the Connemara region has to offer. Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park, Glengowla Mines, Brigit’s Garden and Lough Corrib are all just a short distance away and waiting to be explored. Considered as the Gateway to Connemara, Oughterard is also considered to be the fishing capital of Ireland. Lough Corrib has an international reputation for its fine brown trout. Trout fishing usually commences in mid-May to June, during the Mayfly season. The village provides lots of places to eat and drink and has an abundance of shops which will supply you with everything you need for your self-catering holiday.
Local activities include fishing, hill walking, pony trekking, golf, mountain bike trail, boating and much more.
2 Bedrooms – Sleeps 6. Bedroom 1 a King Size bedroom with En Suite Bathroom and bedroom 2 is a twin bedroom. This cottage also boasts its own sauna. Also on the ground floor is a large living and dining room with fantastic countryside views, open fireplace, TV with Sky, ample seating, and a pull out sofa bed which can sleep 2. The kitchen is well equipped with all necessary equipment. The family bathroom includes bath with overhead shower. Cots, high chairs, and cot linen available. Own patio and outdoor seating & BBQ available. Welcome Pack Provided. Pets Welcome. Wi-Fi Available. Electricity included. Oil Heating by meter reading.