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300 Year Old Post Office Cottage: Rural Setting Near Historical Town of Portumna

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Cottage is in Ballycrissane, Portumna Co Galway Ireland . Rural setting,on small sheep farm.This 300 year old cottage is restored in traditional style, that retain the character of a bygone age.3 star rating.Comfortable accommodation sleeps 4 persons.2 bedrooms , living diningroom with solid fuel stove,Liscannor stone flour, antique dresser.Bathroom with shower and toilet. Separate fully fitted kitchen with electric cooker, micro wave oven ,fridge.Storage heating extra.This is an ideal location for touring part of THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY for example Cliffs of Moher, Burren region.Connemara ,Kylemore Abbey,Ceide Fields in Co Mayo where history comes alive. Local attractions Portumna Castle and gardens,Portumna work house, Marina ,Forest Park with miles of walking trails.Birr Castle and garden...Cottage is in Ballycrissane, Portumna Co Galway Ireland . Rural setting,on small sheep farm.This 300 year old cottage is restored in traditional style, that retain the character of a bygone age.3 star rating.Comfortable accommodation sleeps 4 persons.2 bedrooms , living diningroom with solid fuel stove,Liscannor stone flour, antique dresser.Bathroom with shower and toilet. Separate fully fitted kitchen with electric cooker, micro wave oven ,fridge.Storage heating extra.This is an ideal location for touring part of THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY for example Cliffs of Moher, Burren region.Connemara ,Kylemore Abbey,Ceide Fields in Co Mayo where history comes alive. Local attractions Portumna Castle and gardens,Portumna work house, Marina ,Forest Park with miles of walking trails.Birr Castle and gardens,Clonmacnoise , Slieve Blooms.W alking ,Golfing,Fishing on river Shannon near bye,Water sport, Go Karting,Horse Riding,Tracing Family Roots.Turo pet farm.Lough Derg Drive.Clay Pigeon shooting.More
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About the Owner
lena c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
On guests arrival I will be there to meet and greet.Key will be in door as I live beside cottage.I am available at all time.I will suggest tours for them,.Portumna 5 minutes drive from cottage,a town steeped in history.With pubs cafes and restaurants.Tea and scones on arrival in my house.
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Reviewed 12 August 2019

The 300 Old Post Office Cottage is a traditional, beautiful and idyllic cottage positioned in gorgeous countryside but, nevertheless, a short distance from the historical town of Portumna in Galway. The cottage is situated within walking distance of the mighty Shannon, which, of course offers...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Sightsee398642, VR Owner at 300 Year Old Post Office Cottage: Rural Setting Near Historical Town of Portumna, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2019

Thanks for a perfect review.Wonderful to have ye stay.I hope the fishing will be better the next time ye come. Best wishes Lena.

Reviewed 8 July 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our few days at Portumna 300 year Post Office. It is situated in a quiet and restful area with food shopping and cafes/restaurants a short drive away. We really enjoyed a tour of the Old Workhouse which has so much history and...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Sightsee398642, VR Owner at 300 Year Old Post Office Cottage: Rural Setting Near Historical Town of Portumna, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Thank you for posting a review .It was lovely to have you stay in my cottage.Best wishes Lena.

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Reviewed 13 June 2019

This is a lovely cottage. We had a very cold and wet week, but very much enjoyed the log fire! Lena was there when we arrived, even though we were quite early. She invited us into her house for tea and toast, and was very...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Sightsee398642, VR Owner at 300 Year Old Post Office Cottage: Rural Setting Near Historical Town of Portumna, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

Thanks for a brilliant review.Wonderful to have you stay in my cottage.Best wishes Lena.

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This cottage was the perfect place for our two week stay. We were only a couple of hours at most from most attractions we wanted to see. We had plenty of space inside. The bathroom was spacious, the kitchen was well stocked with cooking supplies,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Christopher R
Management response:Responded 23 July 2018

Thank you for a wonderful review.It was lovely to have you stay in my cottage Lena.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We enjoyed our stay at the Old Post Office Cottage a lot! Even tho it was the cold time of the year the cottage was nice and warm as we arrived and a lovely heat came from the turf stove. A few relatives who wanted...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Melvin G
Management response:Responded 7 January 2018

Hi Melvin, thank you for a excellent review.Delighted ye enjoyed your stay in my cottage.Best wishes Lena.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in peaceful rural settings on a small farm in close proxemity to the River Shannon. An ideal base for anyone planning day-trips to Galway City, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Clonmacnoise, Birr Castle and various other locations in Ireland. Situated just 8km from Portumna, a vibrant town which has much to offer the visiting tourist with activities like boat trips, a visit to the workhouse and various scenic routes near Portumna Castle and the Marina. Portumna offers a wide variety of pubs and restaurants of excellent quality including Modena, O'Meara's and The Ferry Inn, La Bouche.
Getting around
car is required to get around.No public transport in Ballycrissane as we are in rural setting.
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