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Oughterard lake cottage 'Westwinds lough corrib'

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
1 night minimum
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'Westwinds Lough Corrib' This lovely self catering detached cottage is situated in the gateway to Connemara and on the shore of lough Corrib with its own private pier. Set in 2 acres of private gardens it boasts unsurpassed views out over the lough and islands to the Mamturk mountains. Fishing and the fabulous Oughterard Golf Club are right on your doorstep whilst horse riding and hill walking are nearby. Just a five minute drive from the busy little town of Oughterard with its shops, bars and good selection of cafes and restaurants Westwinds presents the perfect opportunity for a relaxing holiday with family or friends. West Winds has three comfortable bedrooms and can sleep 7 people. The master bedroom is very spacious with its own en-suite bathroom. The house has been recently refu... 'Westwinds Lough Corrib' This lovely self catering detached cottage is situated in the gateway to Connemara and on the shore of lough Corrib with its own private pier. Set in 2 acres of private gardens it boasts unsurpassed views out over the lough and islands to the Mamturk mountains. Fishing and the fabulous Oughterard Golf Club are right on your doorstep whilst horse riding and hill walking are nearby. Just a five minute drive from the busy little town of Oughterard with its shops, bars and good selection of cafes and restaurants Westwinds presents the perfect opportunity for a relaxing holiday with family or friends. West Winds has three comfortable bedrooms and can sleep 7 people. The master bedroom is very spacious with its own en-suite bathroom. The house has been recently refurbished and boasts two sitting rooms, both with large open fires and picture windows/patio doors looking out to the lake. It has a large open plan kitchen with a big dining table. Galway city with its lively bars, restaurants, theatre, and rich culture, is only a 20 minute drive Whether you choose to spend your days out and about exploring this beautiful region, fishing on the lake, shopping in the city, or just taking in the views and enjoying the tranquillity and comfort of West Winds, there's plenty to keep the whole party occupied. Possibility of Boat hire for the week to very experienced boat people only! Owner would be interested in non simultaneous swaps to other holiday destinations (especially during low season) Maximum of 7 people. Children are welcome. Pets maybe allowed by arrangement (kitchen only More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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Reviewed 19 July 2020

This place is amazing!! All you could imagine and more!! The lake right on you front door with plenty of space in the garden our lab pup buddy loved it!! Oughterard village is a stone throw away with little shops and plenty of pubs.. Galway...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank MaireadCampbell
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Westwinds has it all and more, it's the perfect location for exploring Connemara and Galway, but with it's great location on the shores of Lough Corrib, it's great just to unwind, relax and while away the day enjoying the surroundings Westwinds has to offer. My...More

Date of stay: July 2017
2  Thank John R
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2016
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Me, my parents and my fiancée are currently staying at Westwinds on holiday from Scotland. We cannot recommend the house highly enough. The bedrooms are very cosy and comfortable and the bathrooms are excellent with modern facilities. The kitchen is a very good one with...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank pianoman83
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Wonderful stay at West Winds (ironically the same name of the property I was living at when I first met my wife 30 years ago) and a very clean, comfortable and spacious house and large garden with fabulous views directly onto Lough Corrib. The properties...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Ian b
Banaba25, VR Owner at Oughterard lake cottage 'Westwinds lough corrib', responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Thank you guys , so glad you had a good time !

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

We have been using this house for a few years now, and even before its refurbishment we fell in love. It has an aura of serenity and happiness and the views are breath-taking. Extremely spacious home, immaculately clean and had everything we needed and more....More

Date of stay: July 2015
1  Thank Ladymuck80
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Westwinds lough corrib is a very beautiful and pleasant house and has enjoyed all the family (2 adults and 3 children (between 11 and 14 y old)). When the sun is shining the view on the lake is similar to a incredible post card. The...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank GDRCL
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic find! This property has it all! We arrived a 2 week stay my husband and Holly our great dane. To be joined later in the first week by our and our 2 mothers one in her 70's and mobile and the other...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Christina M
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We just returned from a long weekend in Oughterard at the Lakeside Cottage. We simply couldn't believe it when we arrived - the best location of any self catering accommodation we have ever had! The spacious house is fronted by a long sweeping lawn that...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Geraldine B
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stayed in the beautiful Oughterard for a week in February. This holiday home suited our family perfectly. The home has a lovely modern kitchen which had everything we needed We found the home to be very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The views of the...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank 2tricky2
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
House Swap
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About the neighbourhood
Oughterard is a traditional village in the West of Ireland nestled beside Lough Corrib (the largest lake in the Republic), at the start of the Connemara Mountain Range and only 17km from Galway City- The City of tribes. There is so much to see and activities to enjoy in Oughterard and it is also the ideal base from which to explore the wider area. Lough Corrib, running alongside Oughterard, is the largest lake in the Republic and it not only offers some of the most spectacular views around but it is a world-renowned fishing spot The fresh water trout and salmon bring fishermen from all over the world to try their luck
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