- Type: House
- Sleeps: 6 (3 Bedrooms)
- Nearest Beach: Lettergesh (15 km)
- Change Over Day: Flexible
- Access: Car Advised
- Long term lets considered
- Owner will consider house swap
- Non smoking only
- suitable for children
- suitable for the elderly
- Winter lets available
- Pets not allowed
Ashleagh Cove is located in one of the most beautiful locations in Ireland. In the heart of Connemara and The Wild Atlantic Way, you will struggle to take in all its beauty in one go.
Just a short drive from the village of Leenane where The Field with Richard Harris was filmed, you can enjoy a beverage in The Field bar or Hamiltons or the Leenane Hotel. Traditional music also in the Carrig Bar. A selection of restaraunts are also in the village which caters for all diets.
People come from all over the world to fish for salmon on the Errif river and enjoy the Ashleagh Falls,
The house itself is a traditional stone cottage which has been renovated to the highest standards.
Three bedrooms and one bathroom.
Centrally heated. Satelite tv and free wifi.
Unbelievable views from all rooms and from front veranda.
The Galway Region
Killary Harbour is Ireland’s only true fjord and extends 16km (10 miles) in from the Atlantic to its head at Aasleagh, below Aasleagh falls. It forms the border between Galway and Mayo and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the west of Ireland.
Killary Harbour is also extremely deep, over 45m at its centre. This offers a very safe, sheltered anchorage, because of the depth and the mountains to the south and north. It is a centre for shellfish farming, and strings of ropes used to grow mussels are visible for much of its length. Mussels and clams grown in Killary Harbour are sold at the Westport Country Market every Thursday morning.
To the north lies Mweelrea, the highest mountain in Connacht and County Mayo. To the south are the Twelve Bens and the Maumturk Mountains of Connemara. Majestic views greet the visitor from all directions.
Killary Harbour and the surrounding area offer ample opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, including hillwalking and scuba diving. There are regular boat trips around the fjord, one option being Killary Cruises.
The sheltered Killary Harbour fjord is a real treat for birdwatching, with nationally important populations of many species, including ringed plover, mute swan, whooper swan, mallard duck, tufted duck, and barnacle goose. Otters, a protected species, are known to breed at Killary Harbour.
Near the head of the fjord is Leenane, a picturesque village that featured in the classic film, The Field
Killary Fjord Boat Tours Take a 90 minute trip on our large modern boat for uninterrupted views of the spectacular scenery on Killary Fjord. The inlet boasts some of the finest scenery in the West of Ireland and because of its sheltered nature, the waters are always calm. No seasickness – guaranteed! Frequent dolphin sightings (not guaranteed). Spacious inside and out. Café, bar and toilets on board. Pushchair and wheelchair accessible. A highly enjoyable trip for all ages and interests.
Killary Sheep Farm At Killary Sheep Farm visitors can view the following demonstrations sheepdog demonstrations, sheep sheering demonstrations, turf cutting demonstrations. Tom welcomes visitors of all ages and looks forward to introducing you to sheep and dog demonstrations and walks are held at 11am, 1pm and 3pm Tuesday to Sunday or by appointment. Open from 1st April to 31st October.
Leenane Autumnal Festival Held over the last weekend of September, the Leenane Autumnal Festival celebrates all things autumnal, with a focus on traditional food, arts and crafts from this exceptionally beautiful part of the country.
Connemara Ocean & Country Museum Get a glimpse of what life is like under the waves , dedicated to Connemara sea-life. Take a trip on the only glass bottom boat in Ireland.
Connemara Seaweed Baths And Spa Situated on the shores of Killary Harbour – Irelands only fjord, Connemara Seaweed Baths are the only salt water seaweed baths in the West of Ireland.
Delphi Mountain Resort Spa A place where time stands still... we want you to relax, unwind, and take time to yourself. As all our treatments include complementary access to our Thermal Suite and Relaxation Room, please take the time to reflect and enjoy these areas while taking in our inspirational views.
Fishing, Walking, Running, Hiking, Cycling, Diving, etc etc.
Shannon Airport is 161 kilometres.
Dublin airport is 282 kilometres.
Knock airport is 81 kilometres.
Eircode is H91 YHE9
Nearest Travel Links
- Airport: Knock international airport (81 km)
- Ferry: Dublin (280 km)
- Railway: Westport (32 km)
The property is rented for a minimum of two nights up to June. June, July and August is for a minimum of five nights.
Check in is after 3pm and checkout is 10am.
No smoking is allowed inside the property.
Care must be taken of the property and its contents.
Suitable types of Holiday Leenane
- Golf Course
- Horse riding
- Mountain Biking
- Hill Walking
- Cultural holiday
- Local cuisine
The property is located on a mountain side. This means that the area around the property has hills and slopes. The driveway has slopes. Care must be taken while entering and exiting the property due to the sloped driveway. Children should be supervised while outside and should not climb the mountains without competent supervision. Guests must not trespass onto neighbouring lands.
Exterior Facilities in Ashleagh Cove
- Parking space
- Private garden
All the luxuries you would expect with quality furniture and decor.
Facilities in Ashleagh Cove
- CD player
- Central heating
- Clothes dryer
- Dish washer
- DVD player
- Internet access
- Linen provided
- Log fire
- Washing machine
Bedrooms / Bathrooms
- Bedrooms (3)
- Bathrooms (1)
Sleeps a Maximum of 6 people:
- Single Beds (2)
- Double Beds (2)
- Cots (1)
- Dining Seats (8)
- Lounge Seats (6)
Tariffs Currency Conversion
Note: Minimum booking is for three nights.
10% discount applies to bookings for three nights or more during off season.
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Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
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