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Bungalow with large garden and fantastic lakeview - 'Shannonview Selfcatering'

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 150 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Bungalow with large garden and fanstastic view over the lake Shannon.

Shannonview Selfcatering is ideally located in the centre of Ireland in county Tipperary on the banks of the river Shannon. Its central location makes it an ideal base for enjoying the local attractions in the area or for making daytrips to some of the best-known tourist destinations in Ireland such as the city of Galway on the West Coast, Connemara, Bunratty Castle or the Cliffs of Moher.

The house is sitting high up on a hill overlooking Lough Derg, the large lake formed by the majestic river Shannon. This fantastic location offers guests breathtaking, panoramic views over the lake and the surrounding countryside of green fields. The front of the house is West facing and one can enjoy wonderful flaming red sunsets over the water.

The property sits peacefully and secure on the hill set back from the road, surrounded by mature gardens with native shrubs and trees on a large site which makes it ideal for families with children.

In the conservatory to the front guests can enjoy some 'time out' reading (German and English books supplied) or simply listen to the birds singing and watch the boats and cruisers drift by on the lake. The spacious patio to the front is ideal for BBQs in the summertime.

The detached bungalow has 3 bedrooms (2 en-suite), 1 main bathroom, playroom/lounge, large kitchen/dining room, conservatory, living room with fireplace, large patio with garden furniture, television with Satellite reception for English/German channels and free WIFI connection. The kitchen has all modern appliances like dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, oven, hob and microwave. The heating is oil-fired central heating.

The detached bungalow has 3 bedrooms (2 en-suite), 1 main bathroom, playroom/lounge, large kitchen/dining room, conservatory, living room with fireplace, large patio with garden furniture, television with Satellite reception for English/German channels and WIFI connection. The kitchen has all modern appliances like dishwasher, washing machine, dryer and microwave. The heating is oil-fired central heating.

For anglers there is an additional large fridge/freezer in the garage which can be used as bait fridge. There is also plenty of space in the garage to store wet gear and fishing tackle.

The house is located in County Tipperary in the Midlands, on the banks of the majestic river Shannon. It can be easily reached from either Shannon airport (1 hour), Galway airport (1 hour), Kerry airport (2 hours), Dublin airport or ferry port (2 -2.5 hours) or Cork (2.5 hours). The central location makes it an ideal base for exploring the local points of interest or daytrips to the West coast.

The house is located in the scenic Shannon area and its central location makes it an ideal base for a number of daytrips to some of the most idyllic locations locally or within a short driving distance. The lake Lough Derg - described as Ireland's Pleasure Lake - is 5 minutes by foot and the local Kilgarvan Quay harbour area is a scenic, peaceful and idyllic small quay which is used for fishing, boating or just a stroll around by locals and tourists alike in the summer time.

Portumna (15 minute drive away - also the nearest bait shop) is a prime coarse angling centre renowned for its quality angling. This area offers good fishing waters which have a good track record. There are several prime angling hotspots, a number which are official match stretches located on the river Shannon itself and the Northern Shores of Lough Derg. For anglers there is an additional fridge/freezer in the garage which can be used as bait fridge and there is plenty of space in the garage for wet gear and tackle storage.

Lake Boats can be rented locally in the area and there is a fishing lake nearby stocked with trout where fishing on an hourly basis can be arranged.(www.northtipperaryanglingcentre.ie).

A renowned gourmet restaurant 'Brocka-on-the-Water' is located on the way to the harbour within walking distance which offers an intimate and romantic setting for a special night out, reservations are necessary.

Other activities nearby include horseriding (www.flowerhill.net or www.birrequestrian.ie) or go-carting (www.pallaskarting.com).

Terryglass Village, which is only a 10 minutes drive away is a well-known village on the banks of Lough Derg with two award-winning pubs offering good food throughout the day, Irish music sessions on most weekends and generally a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. Paddy's Bar (www.paddysbar.ie) offers a pick-up and drop-back service for local customers on the weekends free-of-charge by prior arrangement. In the summertime the village is buzzing with visitors who arrive into the well-developed harbour on their boats. The two pubs and the local shop and post office are only a 10-minute walk away from the pier.

The owners of the house are dog lovers and can therefore understand the dilemma of going on holidays having to leave your beloved pets behind. The large mature grounds are fully fenced in with either timber or wire fencing. There is a separate kennel area with a large dog-house in the back garden and the garage has a dog flap. Plenty of space is therefore available even for large dogs to run around the garden.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Brockagh, Ireland

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Shower room 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , En-suite
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , En-suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , En-suite Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , En-suite bedroom with lakeview
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Parasol
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Bungalow with large garden and fantastic lakeview - 'Shannonview Selfcatering'
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 30 reviews
5

Very large and comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved staying here and would love to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 days over Christmas and it was a wonderful experience Connie and her husband welcomed us and made us feel at home. They also checked in on us periodically to make sure we weren't in need of anything. The house is beautiful and the front room with the TV and fireplace got a lot of use.

It is a short walk to the waterfront and there is also a restaurant within walking distance. If you like to fish they even provide fishing rods and tackle.

We would definitely stay there again and would recommend it to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 31/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal place to stay

  • 5 of 5

It's a fantastic place to stay! Great bungalow providing plenty of equipment in the kitchen and play stuff for the kids. Lovely view of lake and close for water sports. Easy reach of tourist attractions too.

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely home!

  • 4 of 5

This was a great home to stay in. Very spacious with lots of room and a lovely view. It is a bit difficult to find so make sure you go by the directions she gives you to go, but make sure you are looking as the house is not easily marked with the name and you will miss the sign as it is on a brick wall coming into the drive way.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tera, Thank you for your kind words about our holiday house. We take your comments on board regarding the signage to the house. In addition to already sending our guests detailed road directions in several languages, being searchable on Google maps and advising the GPS coordinates, we are currently producing a small map showing the route from the nearest town with all the landmarks on the way as you suggested. Connie
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Excellent central Ireland location

  • 5 of 5

The home was exactly as described. We enjoyed the spacious kitchen which is much larger than the one we have at our home. Plenty of tourist information was provided. Connie and Mike were excellent hosts. They were waiting for us when we arrived and gave us a detailed breakdown of the features of the home. The property was clean and well-maintained. We stayed for over two weeks and Mike mowed the grass and Connie brought us a change of towels and linens without us having to ask. Connie and Mike were very responsive to any request we had. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting them. We would easily recommend this home to others. We would have stayed longer if our schedule would have permitted it. Nenagh and Portumna were close by for grocery shopping. Day trips can be done to Connemarra, Cliffs of Moher, Rock of Cashel, and Roscommon. There are numerous activities within an hour from the house that aren't listed in most major travel guides (such as Rick Steve's and DK). The Ireland Pocket Guides produced by the National Tourism Development Authority are the best guides for the specific regions of Ireland. Overall the home was a great value for our money and we would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property ! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you certainly made the best of it with the amount of touring you have done ! It would be great to see you all again in the future, thanks again for staying with us and take care ! We will keep in touch ! Mike and Connie
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Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Shannonview Selfcatering house for 6 days in late May. the owners, Connie and Mike, were fabulous hosts. My family of 5 was visiting from the US, and they were incredibly hospitable and helpful in making our stay great. There were a couple of unpredictable snafu's with the house, but Connie and Mike were highly responsive and took care of those problems immediately. Mike and Connie met us a the house for a tour upon our arrival. They left us a very nice gift basket, and they even offered to babysit so my wife and I could have a night out without the kids!

The house itself was just as described. Very spacious, well-kept, and comfortable. Not luxurious, but very comfortable. The kitchen was very well stocked with plenty of supplies and all staples you'd need.

The location is relatively convenient to Galway and Limerick, and to sites on the West coast of Ireland. Incredible view of the lake and the countryside from the sunroom, and a cozy fireplace in the living room for chilly nights. We could not have been happier with the place or our hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 26/06/2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Owner

Connie Downey
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french, german
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

About Connie Downey

We are an Irish/German couple and lived in that house for 15 years. We now live only 5 minutes away in the next village of Terryglass and are very hands-on owners. We are delighted to assist with the planning of trips and can recommend where to go for a nice meal or a drink in the local area.

Why Connie Downey chose Brockagh

It is very centrally located and a number of day-trips to the best known tourist attractions in Ireland such as Bunratty Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Burren or Connemara can easily be visited from the house within a day.

What makes this bungalow unique

Large, fully secured garden. Magnificent panoramic view over the lake. Walking distance to marina and lake. Very centrally located for sightseeing trips. Owners live nearby and can assist with planning of day-trips. The house is ideally suited for pets as it is fully fenced in and pets are welcome.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house is beautiful and very comfortable. Everything provided you could wish for. Gorgeous gardens and fabulous view over the lake. Connie and Mike were very welcoming and made us feel right at home. The dogs were very happy here too - lots of room for them to play in the garden. Great location for touring around also. I don't hink you could do any better - we had a wonderful time and can't wait to come back !
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Shannon
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Paddys Bar and Derg Inn, both in Terryglass
Nearest Ferry
195 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Portumna Golf Club
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nenagh
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nenagh
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Brocka-on-the-Water
Nearest Beach
85 Kilometres
Galway
Car: necessary

Directions from Dublin airport (195 km):

Go direction Way Out, M1, Dublin. Leave M1 at junction 1 to join M50 Motorway Southbound. There is a toll to be paid (check with your rental car provider whether this is included in rental price, otherwise it has to be paid by phone, internet or in designated shops until 8pm the following day). Follow M50 south, then leave it for N7 Direction Limerick. Stay on N7 for c. 60km, you will have to pay another toll (cash). Stay on N7/M7 Motorway until Exit No. 26 (Nenagh). Follow the signs for N52 Direction Borrisokane/Birr, you will go through several roundabouts. After the last roundabout, stay on N52 until you come to Borrisokane. Go through the village until you come to a crossroads, take the road to the left R493 direction Ballinderry. Once you arrive in Ballinderry, take a left on the crossing (disused gas station with lots of parked cars on left). Go past Elsie Hogan's pub and then over a stone bridge. Immediately after the bridge take a right and stay on main road. After 4 kilometres you should see a sign 'Kilgarvan Quay' on the right side of the road. Stay on the road, Shannonview Selfcatering is the next house on the left hand side on the hill (next house after the Bed & Breakfast). Go slow as you have to take a wide swing into the driveway up on the left. There are two stonepillars with lions on them.

There are numerous activies in the area like fishing, walking, sailing, horseriding. The house is centrally located so that some of the most scenic tourist attractions like the Cliffs of Moher, the city of Galway, Bunratty Castle can all be visited within day trips from the house

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Brockagh, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
January to April 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$125
AU$878
 
 
May and June 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$141
AU$988
 
 
July and August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,082
 
 
September and October 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$141
AU$988
 
 
November and December 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$125
AU$878
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$138
AU$964
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$0

Downpayment / Deposit requested. Security deposit requested on arrival. Supplement for heating depending on the season. Payment can be made either via direct bank transfer or through Paypal. Shorter stays are accepted during off-season, please enquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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