Lakeview Cottage Oughterard
Ideal for those who are seeking a peaceful retreat, while still being just a short drive from local towns, villages, attractions, and activities. This is a perfect cottage for couples, families, and friends.
Lakeview Cottage Oughterard - Sleeps 6This is a well-presented lakeshore cottage with accommodation comprising of an entrance hall, combined kitchen and dining room, living room, four bedrooms and a family bathroom. All accommodation is on the ground floor.
The entrance to the property is lake-facing and offers fantastic views of Lough Corrib.
The living room is furnished with comfortable sofas and armchairs, electric fire, and multi-channel TV, and offers lake, island, and garden views.
The spacious combined farmhouse-style kitchen and dining area is well equipped with all necessary equipment including a dishwasher, cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, slow cooker and much more. A utility room is adjacent to the kitchen and houses a washing machine.
- Double Bedroom ensuite sleeping 2
- Double Bedroom sleeping 2
- Single Bedroom sleeping 1
- Single Bedroom sleeping 1
Both double bedrooms offer views of the gardens, Lough Corrib, and its islands. The remaining two bedrooms are single bedrooms, with views to the rear garden area.
The main bathroom is very spacious and includes a corner bath with a handheld shower head, WC and sink.
The property is heated throughout by an oil heating system.
Cot and highchair available. Care should be taken with babies, toddlers, and young children due to the proximity of the open lake shore to the property.
Smoking is not allowed indoors.
Pets are welcome.
Parking is available for two cars.
Short breaks are available.
Local AreaOughterard village has a variety of restaurants, pubs and fast food outlets located just 2.3km from your holiday cottage In Galway. Here you will also find local grocery shops and supermarkets making it easy to stock up on the essentials you require for your self-catering holiday.
The Owenriff River meanders through the village of Oughterard. The area is known worldwide for its wild brown trout fishing, a trout angler’s paradise. Making our large holiday cottage Oughterard a perfect base for a fishing holiday in Galway.
There are lots of activities and so much to see in Oughterard. Lough Corrib is of international importance for birds, a great base for a bird-watching holiday in Ireland. The average population of pochard on Lough Corrib is 8,600 and the whooper swan, hen harrier and kingfisher have also been recently recorded at close to Lough Corrib, all of which are listed on the EU Birds Directive.
The freshwater trout and salmon fishing on Lough Corrib attracts fishermen worldwide. Boat hire is available at the property. The cottage is situated within a three-minute drive of Oughterard village, which is host to many shops, café, bars, restaurants, and services. The village will provide you with everything you need for your self-catering stay.
Local activities in Oughterard include a boat trip on Lough Corrib. Go on a cruise to Inchagoill Island and Cong from Oughterard. The Corrib Queen departs from Oughterard pier and sails onto Inchagoill Island. Enjoy views of the Connemara mountains, Lough Corrib's 365 islands and Inisheanbo, one of the most beautiful islands on the lake.
Located just 2 miles outside Oughterard is Aughnanure Castle. At the top of the castle, you can take in the fabulous views of the surrounding area. A small bit further approximately 7 miles outside of Oughterard is Curraghduff Farm. On the farm, there is a lot of different wildlife which makes this farm unique. Children will love the Alpaca which you can bring for a walk around the farm, a perfect family day out in Connemara.
Galway Races FestivalBallybrit Race Track is a 30-minute drive from Oughterard Holiday Cottage in Oughterard County Galway. The world-renowned seven-day Galway Races Summer Festival takes place annually at Ballybrit. The Galway Races is an Irish horse-racing festival that starts on the last Monday of July every year. It is one of the longest of all the race meets that occur in Ireland. Oughterard Holiday Cottage is an ideal base if wish to visit the Galway Races on your next self-catering holiday in Ireland.
Things to see and do in ConnemaraLocal activities in Connemara include pony trekking, boat tours, golfing, walking, cycling and much more. Both Kylemore Abbey and Connemara National Park are within an hour’s drive from this holiday cottage. You will be spoilt for choice with the selection of sandy beaches and turquoise waters dotted along the coast on Galway’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Things to see and do in Galway CityThe bustling city of Galway is just a 30 min drive away from Oughterard Holiday Cottage making it a must-see during your stay. Galway is full of traditional pubs that often offer live Irish folk music. There is an abundance of cafes, boutiques and art galleries which line the winding lanes of the Latin Quarter, which retains portions of the medieval city walls. The city is full of attractions and history making it a must-see on your visit to Connemara. Galway is an ideal holiday destination any time of the year, perfect for a family holiday or group getaway with a large group of friends.
Oughterard – 1.9km, Moycullen – 16km, Galway city – 26km, Clifden – 52km
Distribution of bedrooms
Mandatory or included services
Security Deposit (refundable)
- No smoking
- Animals are admitted to this accommodation, except for dangerous animals.
Map and distances
Golf course - Galway Golf Club
Lake - Lough Corrib
Restaurant - Oughterard
Town centre - Oughterard
Shops - Oughterard
Bus station - Oughterard, Fough West
Golf course - Golf lessons - Gurthreevagh, Oughterard
Train station - Galway Train Station
Sand beach - Silverstrand Beach
Sand beach - Spiddal Beach
Sand beach - Trá an Dóilín Beach
Airport - Galway Airport
Sand beach - Gurtan Bay
Amusement park / theme park - Connemara National Park
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From the booking date until 29 days before check-in, cancellation would have a penalty of 50% of the total price of the rent.
In case of cancellation the following charges will apply:
- We kindly ask you to phone us about your arrival time once you are at your destination.
- The keys must be picked up during the above mentioned hours only.