Renvyle 347 Coastguard Cottage

Renvyle, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Ideal for couple, Sea Views €375 to €760 per week 
347 2 Bedrooms 1 BathroomiconSleeps 5 iconWifi 

The Cottage: Renvyle Coast Guard Station is an historic building on the Wild Atlantic Way, constructed in 1834. The property is one of ten conversions built on a high elevation with amazing views of Killary Bay, the Mweelrea mountain and Croagh Patrick. In the old days the people in these properties were involved in ship identification and sea rescue for any vessels in distress in the area. The very nature of the property suggests fantastic sea views. The close proximity to the village means there is no need to spend your holiday in the car as a good supermarket, pubs and restaurants are all on your door step and easily within walking distance. There are several fabulous beaches in the area which have features in several films.Renvyle is also close to Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, and Renvyle House Hotel which was once the home of Oliver St John Gogarty the famous poet. It is a great location for cycling, walking, horse riding on the beach and scuba diving.

Inside: The entrance to the property is through the sunroom which is a great evening suntrap and ideal for sitting, relaxing and enjoying a good book and a glass of wine. Through glass doors this leads to a large open plan kitchen/sitting room area dominated by a large floor to ceiling window which affords stunning views across the mountains and sea. There is a 5 inch telescope to take advantage of the clear Connemara nights skies. The kitchen has all mod cons and is well equipped for having friends over for dinner. There is a nice dining table and chairs, open fire, and a breakfast table centered overlooking the sea. The house has a very interesting collection of artifacts that the owners have collected throughout the world in support of local artists.Up the wooden stair case is the first bedroom which can be either a generous single or twin bedroom, a bathroom with big shower and a double bedroom with an additional single bed.There is a lock up shed for sports gear and the washing machine/dryer is located there too.

  • Electricity charged on usage on departure by caretaker
  • Linen & towels included
  • Sea views
  • Walking distance to the beach
  • Garden chairs
  • Good parking area
  • No pets
  • No TV
  • Wifi  prepay dongle

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