Home in the Heart of Connemara in The West of Ireland

Home in the Heart of Connemara in The West of Ireland


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is comfortable, clean, and roomy. It has large combination kitchen/dining room w/ fireplace, Living room w/ fireplace and a study; the two bedrooms are upstairs. The site is private, off the roadway, and all rooms offer views of Glendelogh lake and the 12 Bens Mountains across verdant green open countryside. The site has front garden of heather, hebe, gorse and native wildflowers; a rear garden has hydrangia and native plants. I love spending time in my home and having friends over, it is warm and inviting and the views are everchanging and simply spectacular.

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Who we are

  1. We are Geraldine and Don, a retired couple who spend our time between our primary home in Grants Pass, Oregon and our 2nd home in Ireland. We have not done a home exchange before but would like to exchange our home in Ireland for a place in the sun by the sea.

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Our home is in the heart of Connemara - in a tiny village having a grocery and tourist shop -- only a 2 minute walk away. Views of The 12 Bens and Mamturk Mountains situated in the green verdent open countryside dominate. Area is a dream for photography, artists, hiking, fishing, golfing and for touring throughout Connemara and Southern Mayo. A car is necessary as Clifden, with many restaurants & pubs is 13 miles; Balynahinch, for prime fishing is 5 miles; Cleggan for horseback riding is 14 miles and Roundstone, at the sea is 10 miles. Ballyconnelly w/a 27 hole links golf course by the sea is 16 miles. Galway city is 35 miles to the east. There is morning and afternoon bus service between Galway and Clifden, w/ bus stop ~60 yards from our doorstep.There is no Car for exchange.

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