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Old stone barn apartment- 2.5 km from the centre of Galway City

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 109 m²
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Private, comfortable unit in stone barn conversion, sleeps 4, 2 bathrooms

This unique holiday accommodation offers a combination of contemporary and vernacular features and furnishings. It is bright, cozy, comfortable and spacious. On the first floor is a large open-plan living space with a patio door opening out to a small deck and our fruit garden. Free WIFI, cable television and DVD player. The modern kitchen is fully equipped and the dining area can seat six. Also to be found on this floor is a large double bedroom and shower room.

The second bedroom is located on the ground floor. This room can be offered as either a twin bedroom or a double bedroom - depending on guest's requirements. This bedroom has a large shower room en-suite.

There is a laundry room is a shared facility in the barn with a washing machine and dryer.

Letteragh House and its barn are surrounded by typical West of Ireland small fields, stone walls and beautiful trees. The property offers a very quiet and private location to guests.

The owners who live in Leitriff House (adjacent to the barn) - would be very pleased to assist guests with any questions they might have regarding their stay in Galway.

Private parking on the property

The Swallow Loft was featured in the September 2013 issue of 'Ireland's Homes and Interiors'.

More Details

Owner
Peggy McConnell
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn rental in Galway, Ireland

Property Type:
  • barn (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 109 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • soap
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Powershower and shaver connection
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Powershower and shaver connection
  • Both bathrooms in this accommodation are new, tiled and have quality fittings. Both have glass shower enclosures with power showers and non-slip shower mats for your safety. Extractor fans are fitted in both bathrooms. Towels, soap, and toilet paper are supplied. The oil fired Central heating system heats radiators and provides hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Option to convert to kingsize bed
  • The Swallow Loft accommodates 4 adults comfortably. Bedroom 1 is upstairs and has an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 is downstairs and also has an en-suite bathroom. Beds are dressed with allergy-free bedding (duvets, pillows, and extra blankets). I good quality baby cot is provided with basic cover. Guests own baby blankets, etc, should be used. A radio, clock and hair-dryers are also provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wooden decking
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Old stone barn apartment- 2.5 km from the centre of Galway City
average rating of 4.951613 based on 62 reviews
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Whimsical and Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is clean, cozy and adorable. We spent 10 days in Ireland and stayed in 5 different places, and this place was our favorite by far! It was a delightful country experience, and convenient to the center of Galway. Peggy, Tony, Daisey, Molly and the Cats were wonderful company! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beyond cute!

  • 5 of 5

This place was so adorable and quaint! Peggy has everything you would ever need and is an amazing host!!! It’s a MUST GO!

  • Review Submitted: 19/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Renovated Barn

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in the lovely renovated barn. Peggy was a very helpful host and the accommodations were were just as described. It was perfect for 2 couples. Thank you Peggy!

  • Review Submitted: 10/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place outside of the city!!

  • 5 of 5

We throughly enjoyed our stay! The house was decorated beautifully and was warm and inviting. We will definitely book again when in Galway!

  • Review Submitted: 18/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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warm and hospitable

  • 5 of 5

the cottage was very clean very warm and homely it was like being home from home the hosts were kind and helpfull every thing you needed was at hand

  • Review Submitted: 02/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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This house was beyond fabulous.

  • 5 of 5

It was obvious that two designers refurbished this stone barn. Every detail was beautiful. The hosts Peggy and Tony were great and very helpful. It was a great location just minutes from Galway but felt more rural. It was really an oasis for us.

  • Review Submitted: 28/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11.9 Kilometres
Galway Airport (Shannon Airport 85km)
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Galway City
Nearest Ferry
223 Kilometres
Dublin (Cork 200km)
Nearest Golf
2.3 Kilometres
Galway Golf Club, Salthill
Nearest Train
2.7 Kilometres
Galway City Centre
Nearest Motorway
7.5 Kilometres
Oranmore
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Galway City
Nearest Beach
4.2 Kilometres
Salthill
Car: recommended

If you are planning on visiting Galway City, but are also keen to enjoy a bit of 'down-time' in a rural setting- then this property is definitely for you. Located only 2 miles from the centre of Galway City this property is perfect both for those wishing to enjoy a city break, as well as day-tripping to Connemara, The Burren - or perhaps doing a bit of fishing on Lough Corrib.

'The Swallow Loft' is part of an old stone barn conversion located in what was once a working farmyard of the present owners' Victorian farmhouse. Between Galway City and Lough Corrib this property offers both privacy and comfort. Within one mile there are shops where provisions can be obtained such as; groceries, video rentals, health foods, pharmaceuticals... and two miles; restaurants, cafés, pubs, shops, galleries, cinemas, golfing, horseback riding, swimming, beach, lake- and much more.

This unique apartment is a combination of contemporary and vernacular features and furnishings.

Other Activities: Historic tours (walking and bus), Many festivals including, Galway Arts Festival, Galway Oyster Festival, Galway Race Week, Cuirt Poetry Festival

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Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit AU$120.68

Booking deposit: a deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking. The Final payment is due 15 days prior to arrival.
Please contact the owners for more information. Deposit and final payment are Non-refundable.

Apartment is available for a minimum of three nights in the off peak season. Contact owner for rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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