Rosmuc 300 Garafin House

Rosmuck, Co. Galway, Ireland
Great Location, Sea Views €1,000 to €2100 per week 
300 5 Bedrooms 5 BathroomsiconSleeps 10 iconWifi 

Garafin House: Located at the very tip of the Rosmuc peninsula in the heart of the Gaeltacht (Gaelic-speaking) area of Connemara, it provides an unrivalled combination of comfort and peace. This is a very special house with wonderful sea views and nearly a mile of private rocky foreshore to explore, Garafin House offers an outstanding base for exploring Connemara, or for simply relaxing in complete tranquillity. There are ample opportunities for swimming and walking, and for observing wildlife, seals and otters are intermittently seen in the bay below the house, and the silence is broken only by the sound of songbirds and curlews. Fishing for salmon and trout is available locally, and there are almost deserted sandy beaches nearby. Garafin House was built by our family around 250 years ago, with some areas extended in the 1890s. A recently completed restoration project has retained the best of the old features while adding modern comforts such as underfloor heating, wetrooms and wi-fi.

Inside: Décor throughout the house is elegant and understated with a mixture of antique and contemporary furniture.

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At one end of the original tiled hall is the drawing room with huge comfy sofas and a large open fire (starter pack of firewood provided). There’s also a TV (terrestrial channels), DVDs and a supply of local reference books, novels and games. At the other end of the hall are the kitchen, dining room and downstairs loo. The spacious back porch off the kitchen is very warm and is  perfect for drying out coats and boots should you get caught in a Connemara shower. A few steps across the yard is the utility/boot room with washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge freezer, sink and worktops. There are also a few wetsuits and a small supply of basic fishing tackle.There are three ensuite bedrooms downstairs and two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs all with ample storage space. Crisp Egyptian cotton bed linen, feather duvets and pillows and soft cotton towels are provided in all the bedrooms. Downstairs bedrooms all have underfloor heating, oak floors, wooden shutters and lovely high ceilings. There are heated towel rails and wall heaters in the bathrooms.

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Bedroom One: Wonderful views across the garden to the sea, with a king size bed and large ensuite bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower.Bedroom Two: Super king size bed or two singles (please specify on booking) and ensuite shower room.Bedroom Three: King size bed and en suite shower room.Upstairs to Bedroom Four: Huge room with excellent views through the velux windows, super king size or two single beds (please specify on booking)leading to Bedroom Five: Twin room leading to shower room.

If you don’t feel like slaving over a hot stove yourself why not ask chef Jean-Dominique to come and cook up a storm for you or provide delicious meals for you to heat up yourself. You’ll also find him at Roundstone Farmers Market every Sunday (Easter through to September) selling his fabulous bread, pastries and cakes alongside many other suppliers of top quality food and crafts. Garafin house is an ideal centre for all sorts of outdoor activities including walking, beaches fishing, cycling golf and horse riding. Although the shoreline at the house is rocky there are beaches and swimming places nearby which are detailed in the information pack.

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