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Knocknagrough House

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Knocknagrough House: 5 star self-catering home in the picturesque harbour village of Ballyvaughan.
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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Knocknageough House has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence 2018 by Trip Advisor. This 5 star self catering property is centrally located in the picturesque harbour village of Ballyvaughan, the heart of the world-famous Burren along the Wild Atlantic way. This beautiful, well maintained comfortable home with large garden is furnished to a high standard making it a superb choice for couples and families alike. It is ideally located in a quiet cul de sac and within a 2 minute walking distance of Ballyvaughan's cafes, restaurants, traditional pubs, convenience stores and craft shops. The property is located within a 5-minute walk to the picturesque seafront; whilst Bishops quarter beach is located approx. 2 km away, and Fanore Beach- a surfer's paradise, is located circa 5 miles away.... Knocknageough House has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence 2018 by Trip Advisor. This 5 star self catering property is centrally located in the picturesque harbour village of Ballyvaughan, the heart of the world-famous Burren along the Wild Atlantic way. This beautiful, well maintained comfortable home with large garden is furnished to a high standard making it a superb choice for couples and families alike. It is ideally located in a quiet cul de sac and within a 2 minute walking distance of Ballyvaughan's cafes, restaurants, traditional pubs, convenience stores and craft shops. The property is located within a 5-minute walk to the picturesque seafront; whilst Bishops quarter beach is located approx. 2 km away, and Fanore Beach- a surfer's paradise, is located circa 5 miles away. This spacious property accommodating up to 8 guests features: two twin bedrooms (one en-suite with electric shower) two double bedrooms (one en-suite with electric shower) large downstairs main bathroom cosy sitting room with open fire, wide-screen TV , DVD player kitchen fitted with all mod cons ( i.e. fridge freezer, hob/electric oven, microwave, dishwasher) dining room and utility room ( with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron/ironing board) central heating fresh linen and towels provided cot available for younger guests Please note oil and electricity not included ;payable on check-out More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
If you have a small pet you can contact me and chat. No parties and no loud noise after 22:00.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Rita H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

The house is very spacious and comfortable, and really well equipped for self catering. It was Christmas time and Rita had very kindly left a box of chocolates for us, put up a Christmas tree and decorated the house which was a lovely touch and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank magsDonohoe
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Sincere thanks for taking the time to forward a review. I appreciate same very much. I’m happy you enjoyed yourselves. Again thank you.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Awesome home, wonderful owners..respite, reflective, warm and loving ..exceptional location to appreciate Ireland..

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

It’s wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay. So pleased to meet you and appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Lovely comfortable house with personal welcome from Rita. Wallking distance to restaurants and pubs and good location to access the burren with ailwee cave, caherconnell fort and poulnabrone dolmen a short drive away and Fanore beach within 20 minute drive

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Mary H
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you for your review. I was happy to meet you and your lovely family and appreciate your stay.

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

One of our best family holidays. Accommodation was first class, spotlessly clean, spacious and comfortable. Everything you can think of supplied as part of the rate from hairdryer to tea towels. Rita was a pleasure to deal with and she had a lovely treat for...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Maria R
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

A pleasure to deal with and appreciate your feedback. Always welcome.

Reviewed June 12, 2018

We were 5 people staying at Rita's lovely cottage, so we had loads of extra room (the cottage sleeps about 8 people). The beds were very comfy, and there was both a kitchen and dining room table. We walked to pubs and restaurants locally but...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank jillmc2016
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay in my holiday home.. it was a pleasure to meet you. I would be happy to see you in the future.

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We are regular visitors to the Burren. We return to visit our favourite haunts and see the wild flowers especially in May. We also like to bring our grandchildren here to introduce them to this special place which they always love. We will be back.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Carnmore2013
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

It was a pleasure to have you as guests. You will be welcome back. Thank you for your booking and review.

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely week in Ballyvaughan. The house was very comfortable and we had everything we needed. Food was great in the village we would all happily stay in Rita's house again. Thank you Rita It felt like home. Mary

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank marybmcnamara
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

It was lovely to have you stay. Delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful holiday in Knocknagrough House and Ballyvaughan. Great choice!!

Reviewed August 6, 2017

We had a wonderful stay in a beautiful area and a welcoming home where nothing is missing. We were greeted by a charming owner who kindly presented us his beautiful and large house located in a very pretty village. This village is located at the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank castelg2016
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

It was a pleasure to welcome you to Knocknagrough House. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed January 10, 2017

We had a wonderful stay at Knocknagrough house. We were there with my parents and our three kids. We had plenty of room. The house was extremely clean, and within easy walking distance of the village. The proprietor Rita was very nice and helpful. My...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank DougR1491
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

It was a pleasure to accommodate you wonderful guests. I am so happy you all enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed December 18, 2016

Ballyvaughan is a charming village with lovely shops and restaurants. The house is a short walk to the village. We were very comfortable here; the house is equipped with everything you would need, is attractively decorated and absolutely immaculate. We were fortunate enough to meet...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank pvbeach
524rita, VR Owner at Knocknagrough House, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you. I am glad you enjoyed your stay.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
If you are a couple or small group seeking a relaxing break along the Wild Atlantic way, or a family looking for a fun-filled holiday in a beautiful part of Ireland, Ballyvaughan is ideal for you. Enjoy the breathtaking Burren landscape touring by car, or embark on a variety of the local hiking trails in the vicinity. Take in the sea air on a brisk walk along the splendid coastline or beaches and finish with a hearty pint in the local pubs. Enjoy afternoon tea in nearby Gregan's castle or Dromoland Castle, or treat yourself to a tasty meal in any of the local restaurants. Other recommended local attractions include Cliffs of Moher, Ailwee cave, Poulnabroune Dolmen, Doolin cave, Caherconnel fort, Aran Islands and Bunratty folk park.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Knocknagrough House

Knocknagrough House is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Knocknagrough House has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Knocknagrough House has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Knocknagrough House must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.