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Stoneacre in the Village of Leenane, County Galway

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Stoneacre nestled into the hill in the village of Leenane
Stoneacre from the front terrace
1 of 22Stoneacre nestled into the hill in the village of Leenane
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
6 nights minimum
Bungalow
The Wild Atlantic Way on your doorstep, Stoneacre is built on an elevated site with 180 degree views of Killary Harbour the only fjiord in Ireland and the only place in Ireland, mentioned in the BBC book '100 Places To See Before You Die'. Killary Harbour is also one of the major views of the Wild Atlantic Way. The house has panoramic views from all major rooms terraces and garden.Stoneacre is a three minute walk from the village of Leenane with its 2 pubs, 1 gourmet restaurant, 2 cafes, and 2 gift shops featuring lovely Irish items. The Leenane hotel has a pub with live music two nights a week in the summer, and serves food. The house is furnished to a high standard with comfort in mind and is well equipped for ease of self catering. The house has large terraced gardens over looking Kil...The Wild Atlantic Way on your doorstep, Stoneacre is built on an elevated site with 180 degree views of Killary Harbour the only fjiord in Ireland and the only place in Ireland, mentioned in the BBC book '100 Places To See Before You Die'. Killary Harbour is also one of the major views of the Wild Atlantic Way. The house has panoramic views from all major rooms terraces and garden.Stoneacre is a three minute walk from the village of Leenane with its 2 pubs, 1 gourmet restaurant, 2 cafes, and 2 gift shops featuring lovely Irish items. The Leenane hotel has a pub with live music two nights a week in the summer, and serves food. The house is furnished to a high standard with comfort in mind and is well equipped for ease of self catering. The house has large terraced gardens over looking Killary Harbour. Garden furniture is supplied. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
ELIZABETH M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 24 September 2019

We stayed at Stoneacre for three weeks (08/22/19-09/12/19). The view is spectacular 10/10. The house is roomy, warm, and welcoming. We comfortably fit seven adults. The house had wifi and tv but we rarely needed them as we spent our evenings talking, playing music and...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank kevin m
Liz M, VR Owner at Stoneacre in the Village of Leenane, County Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2020

I am so very glad Kevin that the whole family was able to enjoy Stoneacre and the surrounding beauty, and to honor your dad and his milestone birthday. I feel the same way about not needing wifi and tv. You were wonderful guests. I hope...More

Reviewed 10 June 2019

If you are looking for a beautiful place with a stunning view in a lovely part of the planet, this is it! When our little group first walked in, we looked out the front window and gasped. The view of the fjord is simply magnificent....More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Joseph K
Meander776750, VR Owner at Stoneacre in the Village of Leenane, County Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2019

What a blessing that you leave a little of your big heart behind! So glad it was everything you hoped. Come again!!

Reviewed 10 June 2019

It’s all here. Ireland’s only fjord seems to come all the way up to our front porch. What a view to wake up to every morning—and to savor all day long. The house feels like a home immediately. Within a few minutes drive are trail...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank gbstl
Meander776750, VR Owner at Stoneacre in the Village of Leenane, County Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

Indeed the Killary, and Connemara, is one of those thin places, and we are so glad you recognize that and experienced it fully. Thank you for making yourself at home at Stoneacre! Come again!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Stoneacre is the haven your soul didn't know it needed to go and rest in. Sit on the porch and fill your vision with the arresting blues and greens of Killary Fjord. The mountains in Connemara are full of all manner of surprising textures: bushes...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank clairemconstance7
Management response:Responded 22 August 2018

Thank you for your poetic description of a place we have come to love so well, and for being such an appreciative guest. So glad it was a balm for your soul!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Incredible is too simple of a description for the view from the front window at Stoneacre. Stunning sunsets and beautiful sunrises remind you to stop and take a minute( or more) to relax and enjoy the view from the couches or the front porch! The...More

Date of stay: July 2018
2  Thank Joseph R
Management response:Responded 21 August 2018

We are so so delighted that you were able to celebrate some milestone birthdays and be with your adult children--and in Ireland for the first time!--and stay at Stoneacre. We hope you will return, and that you will hold on to these memories for a...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Gorgeous home perched on a hillside with majestic views of Killary Harbor and a short, lovely stroll to the quaint village of Leenane. It is tempting to just stay at this lovely home and read your book by the hearth while staring out at the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Jack F
Management response:Responded 21 August 2018

We share your enthusiasm, of course for Stoneacre, but also for Connemara and all the wonderful activities--inside and outside. Thank you for being such appreciative and considerate guests. We are so happy for you that you were able to travel as a family to Ireland.

Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Ireland trip went exceedingly well and our group of eight fitted very comfortably in the accommodation at Stoneacre. And the view is extraordinary! > The house is beautifully furnished and equipped, well maintained and felt like a home from home. We had a 9...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Pioneer41390
Management response:Responded 31 May 2018

We are so glad you had such a wonderful time at Stoneacre. We think it is a very special place as well, both the house and the village of Leenane. And how great you were able to show your relatives so many beautiful and interesting...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

My sister and I stayed at Stoneacre this May with 3 friends. We were stopped in our tracks in silence when we walked in and saw the view. Ever changing, ever stunning. Just gorgeous! Stoneacre has everything that you would need and more. Beautiful, clean...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Sharon K
laraine w, VR Owner at Stoneacre in the Village of Leenane, County Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

We would love to have you back, thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed 29 November 2015

Stoneacre is much more than a rental house, it is a home and an experience. A special one at that. This is one of the nicest houses I could imagine. It has a piano and an AGA and everything in between. But the most enjoyable...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank Dearbhla F
Management response:Responded 30 November 2015

Thank you for the very kind review. So pleased your stay in Stoneacre contributed to a memorable wedding day.

Reviewed 25 February 2015

WE recently stayed here for a weekend for a family christening - you could not ask for a better house - so comfortable warm cosy- everything plus more that you could want in a kitchen - every cooking utensil you could think of is supplied....More

Date of stay: February 2015
1  Thank roma123
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Leenane is a small village with a population of about 100.Set at the head of Killary Harbour, It relies mainly on tourism but there are still working farms in the area. There is a pleasant mix of locals and holiday home owners and all live well together.There are two churches RC and Cof I a local clinic a small library. is also available to visitors. Several beaches are within easy driving distance (15-25 mins) there is great choice and they are very sparcely populated because of abundance and size. With golden sands and aquamarine rollers they are ideal for swimming, windsurfing or just picnicing.The Twelve Bens are close to Leenane and the Victorian Gardens of Kylemore Abbey 15 minutes away. Ashford Castle at Cong is 45 minutes and well worth the trip. Westport is 30 minutes away w...
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