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Fisherman's Cottage in Cleggan, Galway

350
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 4
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Fisherman's Cottage description

Fishermans Lodge is a 3 bedroomed detached house which has been newly decorated, the property enjoys superb and charming countryside views.Set in a secluded area the property is located within walking distance of Cleggan Village a small idyllic fishing village nestling at the head of Cleggan Bay on Connemara’s Atlantic Coast. The lodge is beautifully furnished throughout with a welcoming wood burning stove, very comfortable and cosy, gives you the freedom to relax in peaceful surroundings. Perfect for couples or a small family wanting to get away to relax and unwind.Connemara is renowned for walking, cycling and adventure, talk a walk along some of the most unspoilt countryside, along the ocean or through the tranquil bogs. There are plenty of challenging activities like rock climbing, scuba diving, sailing, mountain climbing, swimming in the sea, to name but a few.Boat & curragh races, regattas, horse racing & tag rugby on the beach all take place throughout the summer, come along and enjoy the experience. Fishermans Lodge promises you a delightful and comfortable stay.Accommodation:Ground Floor:Cosy and comfortable sitting room with wood burning stove, Sky tv and a DVD player.The kitchen is fully equipped with all modern appliances, dining table seating 4. Dishwasher, microwaveBedroom 1: Double bedroom with wardrobe and dressing tableBedroom 2: Single bedroom with dressing table and wardrobe.Shower room: Electric shower with WC.Top floor:Bedroom 3: Double bedroom into the eaves with wardrobe and dressing table, velux window.Shower room: Electric shower with WC.This lodge is situated on the grounds of the owners residence. It is to the back of the main residence. Holidaymakers will not be disturbed in anyway.Sellerna Beach is within walking distance of the lodge, this is a beautiful white sandy beach Other beaches, Omey, Aughrus and Ballinakill are all within a few minutes drive.Cleggan Village being only 1 km from the house, is a small idyllic fishing village nestling at the head of Cleggan Bay on Connemara's Atlantic Coast. This village is the centre of the fishing industry in North West Connemara.Cleggan Village has four bars (Olivers, Joyces, Newmans, and The Pier Bar), one grocer, a post office, and a sit-down restaurant, as well as a take-out. There is traditional music regularly in the summer, and an excellent restaurant in Oliver’s Bar. There is also a childrens playground next to the community centre. There is an annual festival in Cleggan - Festival of the SeaIt is the mainland port for Inishbofin and the other islands off the coast. Boats for deep sea angling and island trips are available for hire at Cleggan. No visit to Connemara is complete without a visit to Inishbofin Island, one of the most westerly Islands off the Irish coastline. The unique Island of Inishbofin is located only 10 kilometers off the north Connemara coast, and is only a 30 minute crossing from Cleggan, . The Ferry Service is aboard the fast, Comfortable ferry “The Island Discovery”. The Island Itself, is a haven of beauty, boasting magnificent scenery from cliff top walks to the sea on all sides to white sandy beaches and an abundance of rare flora and fauna.Omey Island is situated 7.6km from the house, this island can be reached on foot at low tide. There are fine strands and pony races take place in August. In the sandhills of the northern shore are the ruins of Teampall Féichin (Temple Feheen) a small medieval church, preserving the memory of the monastery founded by Saint Féichin of Cong. On the western shore is Tobar FéichIn - Féichin’s Well.Sandy beach: 1kmPub: Cleggan 1km Claddaghduff 2.5kmRestaurants: Cleggan 1km Clifden 10kmSeaside: Cleggan 1kmNearest shop: Cleggan 1kmSupermarkets ie supervalu, Lidls & Aldis - Clifden 10kmNearest Towns or Villages: Cleggan 1km Claddaghduff: 2.5km Clifden 10kmLaunderette: Clifden 10kmYou cannot visit Cleggan without enjoying an exciting day out on a fishing boatBlue WaterBlue Water’s skipper John Brittain has over 15 years experience of fishing the waters from Aran Islands to Achill Head on Irelands west coast catching Bluefin Tuna to over 800lbs Blue Shark to 150 lbs Common Skate, Ling, Conger, Turbot, Ray and many others. Their fishing is mostly done over the many reefs, drop offs and sandy banks in the deep clean waters off the Galway coast. Groups or individuals, experts or beginners are all welcome and there is a full range of tackle available for hire on board.http://seafishingireland.net/Western Kingfisher – Johnny KingThe fishing grounds lie between Slyne Head to the south and Achill Head to the north, providing a wonderful variety and choice of marks, depending on conditions. The season runs from April to October and during this time they fish Conger, Ling, Ray, Pollack and a variety of other species. The season for Blue Shark is from July through to September and the Blue-Fin Tuna runs from September to October.http://www.clegganseaangling.com/Lady Marilyn – Pat ConneelyDrift fishing over reefs yields Pollack, Ling, Cod, Coalfish, Wrasse and Mackerel and many others. Anchoring up and bottom fishing targets Ray and other flatfish. Over 20 different species can be caught and many groups thoroughly enjoy "Species Hunt" competitions. Blue shark are caught regularly and porbeagle can also be found.http://www.seaanglingwest.net/ Brazen Hussy – Shane BisgoodThe Brazen Hussy is a 2009 built catamaran and is exceptionally stable. We have a 60 mile license and therefore can travel right out to the edge of the Continental Shelf and the deep water beyond. We also undertake a variety of other pursuits such as Island Touring, Whale & Dolphin watching, viewing seabird colonies and scuba diving.http://www.brazenhussy.ie/Cleggan has a fantastic riding centre where one can trek on Connemara’s most beautiful beaches,It is an approved riding school and is Connemara’s most renowned beach trekking centre. A variety of beach trekking available - Mountain treks - their most popular ride is the 3 hour trek across a huge spectacular beach to Omey Island at low tide - Three resident qualified instructors - Over 30 years experience. Safe, well-schooled horses and ponies suitable for all ages and standards - Enclosed outdoor arena.Walking distance to Sallerna beach. Few min drive to other local beaches and Omey Island. Walking distance to ferry for Inisbofin, angling, horse-riding, walking, cycling. Cleggan Village being only 1 km from the house, is a small idyllic fishing village nestling at the head of Cleggan Bay on Connemara's Atlantic Coast. This village is the centre of the fishing industry in North West Connemara.Cleggan Village is a small idyllic fishing village nestling at the head of Cleggan Bay on Connemara’s Atlantic Coast. This village is the centre of the fishing industry in North West Connemara. It has four bars (Olivers, Joyces, Newmans, and The Pier Bar), one grocer, a post office, and a sit-down restaurant, as well as a take-out. There is traditional music regularly in the summer, and an excellent restaurant in Oliver’s Bar. There is also a childrens playground next to the community centre. There is an annual festival in Cleggan - Festival of the SeaIt is the mainland port for Inishbofin and the other islands off the coast which is walking distance from the lodge, a must visit for walkers and cyclists. Boats for deep sea angling and island trips are available for hire at Cleggan. No visit to Connemara is complete without a visit to Inishbofin Island, one of the most westerly Islands off the Irish coastline. The unique Island of Inishbofin is located only 10 kilometers off the north Connemara coast, and is only a 30 minute crossing from Cleggan, . The Ferry Service is aboard the fast, Comfortable ferry “The Island Discovery”. The Island Itself, is a haven of beauty, boasting magnificent scenery from cliff top walks to the sea on all sides to white sandy beaches and an abundance of rare flora and fauna.Omey Island is situated , this island can be reached on foot at low tide. There are fine strands and pony races take place in August. In the sandhills of the northern shore are the ruins of Teampall Féichin (Temple Feheen) a small medieval church, preserving the memory of the monastery founded by Saint Féichin of Cong. On the western shore is Tobar FéichIn - Féichin’s Well.Launderette: Clifden 10kmSandy beach: 1kmPub: Cleggan 1km Claddaghduff 2.5kmRestaurants: Cleggan 1km Clifden 10kmSeaside: Cleggan 1kmNearest shop: Cleggan 1kmSupermarkets ie supervalu, Lidls & Aldis - Clifden 10kmNearest Towns or Villages: Cleggan 1km Claddaghduff: 2.5km Clifden 10km No hidden extras - electricity oil, linen and towels are all inclusive in the rental price.

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