Whale Harbour Cottage - Luxury Home Rental Connemara


5 star luxury self cartering rental accommadation does not reach higher levels than these achieved in this unique owner built and designed stone cottage. Luxury rental properties in the west of Ireland & on the wild atlantic way rarely come with such high levels of comfort. Built on a 5 acre site leading to the beaches of Gurteen bay renowned for their turqouise tides & golden sands. This tranqual setting is amazingly only two kilometers from Roundstone village. 

Whale Harbour Cottage is located at the foot of Errisbeg mountain where the garden slopes to the shores of Gurteen Bay and the quaint old fishing harbour from which the property derives its name. The property has been in the same family for 2 generations and was rebuilt in 2013 by the current owners. The entire house was built from stone which was sourced from the site on which the house and gardens stand. The owners have a history of over 50 years visiting the area and their love of the locality is demonstrated in the presention of this exquisite holiday home. A five minute coastal walk from the house takes you to the golden miles of white sandy beaches of Gurteen and Dogs Bay.

The owners have 50 year old childhood memories of the area and guests have spoken of how they wish to make their own special family memories in the property on return visits. Guests have renewed marriage vows nearby and the traditional feel achieved in this modern build lends itself to a warm homely athmosphere regardless of season. 

Guests who have rented our home have booked their next visit on departure such is the magnatism of cottage, Connemara & Galway area.The owner managed and maintained property is to the highest standard and yet is presented as cozy and homely. 

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Roundstone is a popular holiday resort in the heart of Connemara surrounded by the beauty of the Galway mountains and seascapes. 


The Locality

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Whale Harbour Cottage is located in the scenic village of Roundstone, Connemara in the west of Ireland. The cottage, owned by Jon & Brenda O'Sullivan, is ideally located as a base to explore Connemara & the rest of Galway. This luxury rental property is located within walking distance from Roundstone. 

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