Exclusive Galway City townhouse idyllically located on Nun's Island in Galway City. This elegant residence is finished to exacting standards with extensive accommodation and stunning river and city views.
Perfectly positioned in the historical centre of this vibrant University City, with a wealth of culture, fine dining and beautiful landscapes, this unique rental is Ideally suited to visiting academics, senior executives and cultural advisors.
Galway is justly famous for its music, festivals, horse racing, pubs, restaurants, shops, theatres and most of all Galway people, well known for their welcome, friendliness and knowledge of their history and culture.
Within strolling distance of Nuns Island, you can experience all of Galway's many attractions:
Galway Cathedral with its massive octagonal dome which towers over Nun's Island, boasting an impressive variety of interior art including statues, mosaics and stained glass. It's architecture, and design is a treat to experience.
Eyre Square - A very attractive town square, with access to a wealth of city shopping and dining.
St. Nicholas Collegiate Church, a well preserved medieval town church featuring engaging gargoyles and exterior carvings of dragons. A colourful market is held here each Saturday with fresh fruit, cheeses, vegetables and handmade gifts to tempt the shopper.
Kirwan's Lane - is a beautifully restored medieval laneway with impressive historical features and charming shops and restaurants.
Riverside Walk - This walk runs along the River Corrib from Wolfe Tone Bridge to the Salmon Weir. Here you can see shoals of salmon lie in the season before making their way upstream to spawn in Lough Corrib.
Galway City Museum - is situated in the heart of Galway city overlooking the Spanish Arch.
The Claddagh Village - the Claddagh seafront on the bank opposite the Spanish Arch. The thatched cottages which were once home to the city fisherman and their families are long gone, but the black hulls of currachs and Galway Hookers still contrast with the white swans of the Claddagh Basin. Nearby is the Dominican Church and its treasure, the 17th-century wooden statue known as Our Lady of Galway.
The Spanish Arch - In front of Spanish Arch is an open quayside area where once French and Spanish galleons docked with cargoes of wines, silks and other cargo.
Later this area was a fish market where local boatmen sold their catch in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Local legend also has it that the Spanish Arch was the last point of land contact for Christopher Columbus before discovering America.
Details of the Property: This historic property with riverbank on the River Corrib and overlooking the William O'Brien Bridge benefits from a superior recent renovation, and presents beautifully, with fine, light filled elegant rooms.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall/ Foyer, Glass Doors to: Living room with French doors opening out onto patio/ garden area, solid fuel stove, composite stone floors, ornate chandelier, small Library/Study area.
Leading to: Exquisitely presented Kitchen and Dining room, Fully fitted with Neff Oven, Hob, Fridge, Freezer, Sink, Washing machine, Cooking preparation area, and a multitude of neatly arranged and discreet storage areas.
Sliding doors lead out to patio/ garden area, ideal for al fresco dining, entertaining, etc. and glass enclosed tranquillity area with river views.
From the ground floor staircase leads to:
First Floor; Bedroom 1; Double Bedroom or Study, full of light, with fine views out over the City and river.
Bedroom 2; Master Bedroom with chandelier, beautiful views over Nun's Island Theatre and the city streets.
Access to: Main bathroom with Bath, and Shower.
Second Floor; Two further Double/Twin Bedrooms, both with beautiful views of the city.
access to Attic for storage.
Cable television and Internet: Subject to the connection. On-street parking: residents can apply for a permit.
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