Turlough View

Craughwell, Galway
From: €1,650 weeklySleeps: 14Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 4
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Turlough View: Galway

Turlough View is a substantial luxury rental, conveniently located in the heart of 'Blazer's Country', the world famous stables and kennels.

This self catering property is situated just outside the quaint village of Craughwell, within 14 miles of Galway city centre.

Quietly nestled away, Turlough View is surrounded by 10 acres of meadow and wild flower gardens. Accessed via a beech lined drive, this Five Star property offers absolute privacy and seclusion.

Overlooking Rahasane Turlough (winter lake), the house is adjacent to the largest Turlough in Ireland, comprising c. 690 acres of unspoiled nature reserve, with a crystal clear river (Dunkellin) running through it during the summer months.

Boasting unique flora and fauna, the Turlough is of major ecological
significance as one of only two large Turlough's which still function naturally in Ireland.

It's the most important Turlough for birdlife in the country. The Turlough is accessed through a small quarter gate at the back of the meadow.

The village of Craughwell, and railway station is within 1.5 km. The railway station is on the Galway/Limerick line, and boasts a journey time of 25 minutes to Eyre Square, in the heart of the Medieval City of Galway, (gateway to Connemara).

This open plan property comprises; Kitchen/Diner with vaulted ceiling, slate underfloor heating, it can accommodate up to 14 diners, it leads directly into a very spacious Sitting room which also has a vaulted ceiling, feature Oak trusses, and 20 foot natural limestone ingle nook open fireplace, with wall mounted 60 inch flat screen TV, DVD surround sound, all Irish & UK channels, including British SKY TV.

Key features include: a private bespoke solid Oak Bar, pool table, juke box (100 CD's), four double bedrooms (3 en-suite, all with underfloor heating), one with walk-in wardrobe, library at the top of a curved oak staircase, with elevated view over the Kitchen/Diner, and Sitting room area, bathroom(with underfloor heating) and utility room.

Externally, comprises; gravel drive to the front, raised meadow,
and wild flower beds, a huge terrace with pergola, BBQ, and dining area, which is directly accessed from the Sitting room via double French doors each side of the fireplace.

Jan. 1,650 (New Year's, 2,200)
Feb. 1,650 (Valentine's, 1,950)
Mar. 1,650 (St. Patrick's, 1,950)
Apr. 1,750 (Easter, 1,950)
May 1,850
June 1,950
July 1,950 (Galway Races, 2,200)
Aug. 1,950
Oct. 1,750 (Halloween, 1,950)
Nov. 1,650
Dec. 1,650 (Christmas, 2,200)

(Turlough View is also available for weekend bookings.

- Cottage on 10 acres
- Sleeps up to 14
- Backs onto 690 acre Turlough
- Huge terrace with dining area
- Brick BBQ
- Authentic Bar
- Free Wi/Fi throughout house
- Freshly made beds with laundered
- Towels supplied
- Kindling/logs/firelighters included
- Charcoal for BBQ also included
- Condiments, tea/coffee/herbal tea
- Diswasher tablets, liquitabs
- Handsoap, kitchen, and toilet rolls
- Free pool table
- Free 100cd juke-box
- Football pitch
- Heating also included in price

- Free wireless Broadband access available throughout the home.
- Utilities included in price.
- Children's cot, infant high chair, and child safety stairgate.
- Taxi/Mini-bus hire (7 & 16 Seater), available 24 hours.


From 'Cawley's Pub', Craughwell, take the road immediately to the right of the Pub (Ardrahan Road, R347), pass Railway Station, go under Railway Bridge, at roundabout take left, follow road until you reach 1st right turn, take this right (Signposted; Carrigeen East, L8579), take next right turn, then take next left, from there 'Turlough View' is 100 mtrs on right (you will see recessed stone wall entrance, 'Turlough View' sign, and black gates) .

Driving distance, travelling time, and route to Craughwell, Co. Galway from the following locations;

Location (Miles) (Km) (Time) (Route)

- Dublin 121 (195km) 2Hr 6Mins, M6
- Belfast 222 (355km) 3Hr 47Mins, M1 & M6
- Cork 113 (182Km) 2Hr 38Mins, N20
- Limerick 51 (83Km) 1Hr 9Mins, M18 & N18
- Shannon 43 (69Km) 54Mins, M18
- Waterford 129 (207Km) 2Hr 58Mins, N65


  • Balcony Terrace
  • Bar onsite
  • Bars nearby
  • Barbeque
  • Broadband Wi-Fi
  • Cot available
  • DVD
  • Detached property
  • Dishwasher
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Easy walking access
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Family friendly
  • Fuel & power included
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Golf nearby
  • Good for couples
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair
  • Horse riding
  • Internet access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lake view
  • Linen included
  • Microwave
  • Nature walks
  • Open all year
  • Open fire
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Relaxation
  • Satellite TV
  • Shops nearby
  • Shower
  • TV room
  • TV
  • Washing machine
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August 2018
Just the nicest house we have ever stayed in . My family of 10 adults 3 young children and 2 dogs stayed here in August . The house has everything you need and more . It’s also wheelchair accessible which was important to us . It’s location is private and secluded . The house itself was big very comfortable and clean . It had all the ammenities you could need and also had a bar , jukebox and pool table . We all had a great week at Turlough view and the owner Brendan is very friendly and helpful . The only problem I can think of is that we were only staying one week . I would highly recommend it to everyone wishing to stay in the Galway area .
Sharon - Ireland
May - 2018
Fantastic accommodation!! will be returning soon, absolute gem!!
Karen O
April - 2018
"Class set up" We had a marvellous time, everything was perfect!!
March - 2018
Turlough View is stunning! large, comfortable and very clean. Nice, secluded location with wonderful grounds. Fully equipped with pool table, jukebox etc. Owner gave us lovely private tour of the property. Definitely recommended! Well stocked with quality appliances and comfortable furniture. Large and very clean. The grounds are lovely and private. A kind welcome of fresh cakes and a tour by the owner was very appreciated. Pool table, jukebox etc were amazing for nights in. Property is secluded and roads not really suitable to walk along so a car is essential for shops etc. The house is better than the photos!!
Frank N - Paris
January - 2018
Amazing property!, Idyllic surroundings, everything you could ask for. Highly recommended!
Linda jordan
April 2017
Fabulous few days at turlough view with our group of friends. Every amenity thinkable available on site. All the little extras made our stay very enjoyable. 8 adults & 9 children in our group; all very comfortable & everyone had amazing time both inside the house & in the lovely grounds. Spotless condition. Lovely quirky touches & memorabilia coupled with modern conveniences & luxurious bathrooms. Stunning views. Highly recommend. Looking forward to returning to this beautiful house in it's wonderful setting!
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  • Property Features
  • From: €1,650 weekly
  • Surrounded by meadows & gardens
  • Adjacent to nature reserve
  • Walk to amenities
  • Galway city 20 min drive
  • Private Bar - full size pool table
  • Internet Access
  • Local Railway Station


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