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Cuinne Cottage in Headford, Galway

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sleeps 7
3 rooms

Cuinne Cottage description

Cuinne Cottage is an historic 3 bedroomed cottage built in the 1700’s still retaining the charm of original features like a half-door, stone hearth and low doorways. Cuinne cottage was refurbished in 93' to encompass the comforts of modern living whilst retaining the trad Irish cottage appeal.
Ideal for a relaxing break Cuinne cottage forms part of a small cluster of cottages set in a farming community surrounded by unspoiled countryside. The area is a typical West of Ireland farming village. The spacious Livingroom features a solid fuel stove which will be ready to light when you arrive with a initial supply of fuel included.


The front half-door opens into the bright spacious living room which features a solid fuel stove surrounded by easy chairs and sofa. The stove will be set ready to light when you arrive and a starter supply of fuel will be left to create a cosy blaze on chilly evenings. The dining table is situated in front of the window looking out over the garden to the rear of the cottage. A Radio/CD/Audio Cassette player is supplied.

Overlooking the living room is a mezzanine TV lounge which has spectacular views over the surrounding countryside as far as the Norman Castle ruins at Kinlough and Moyne. The cottage has cable tv channels with news reports in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian, and also a DVD player connected.

The kitchen is fully fitted with a dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, microwave oven, fridge, electric oven, grill and hob.

Bedroom 1 - a double bedroom on the ground floor, this bright room has a window on the gable as well as on the front of the cottage.

Bedroom 2 - a twin room on the first floor, even though this cosy room is situated under the eaves it has a good deal of full head height. It is light by a velux window and is access by a steep staircase.

Bedroom 3 - a small double on the ground floor, this room looks out on to the front of the cottage and has a wash-hand basin with hot & cold taps.

All bedrooms have wardrobes, drawer units, bedside lights and central heating radiators. The large bathroom has a full bath with an electric shower. Water is heated by an electric immersion water heater or the oil fired central heating. A high-chair and folding cot is also supplied.

The gardens: the cottage is encompassed by large, enclosed, well-kept gardens with flowers, shrubs and fruit trees. Seating, picnic table and bar-b-que are supplied. There are parking spaces for several cars within the garden.


  • Bike rental
  • Bungalow
  • DVD
  • Detached property
  • Dishwasher
  • Downstairs WC
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Easy walking access
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Good for couples
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Horse riding
  • Microwave
  • Nature walks
  • Open all year
  • Parking

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Phil Browne
July 2013
What a truely magnificent cottage. Like stepping back in time with all the modern conveniences. Beautifully restored and mystical front and back gardens. Great location for touring Galway and Mayo. We all loved our stay in 'Cuinne'.
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