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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
2 nights minimum
Cottage
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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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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
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Reviewed August 12, 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 August 18, 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 July 8, 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 July 31, 2019

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

Reviewed June 13, 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 June 15, 2019

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

Reviewed July 18, 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 July 23, 2018

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

Reviewed January 6, 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 January 7, 2018

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

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

The Old Post Office was perfectly appointed for our short stay. We are a family of 4 who sometimes need a little extra space and love having a kitchen and country around us. We came in on a wet and chilly afternoon and enjoyed firing...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank JuliaBHM
Management response:Responded July 13, 2017

Julia thank you for a excellent review.Please tell your friends about my old world cottage in rural Ireland.Best wishes Lena.

Reviewed June 24, 2017

Homely cottage. Great character. Looked after very well by Lena. Superbly located for fantastic sightseeing.

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed June 16, 2017

We had a magical time in this beautiful region of portumna. Lena gave us a warm welcome and was extraordinary for us throughout the stay, THANK YOU for all Lena and hope to see you soon !

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank thorelsebastien
Management response:Responded June 18, 2017

Thanks a mil for the brilliant review.Perfect for promoting my cottage.Best wishes Lena.

Reviewed December 19, 2015

Very lovely cottage in a quiet countryside at only ten minutes from Portumna. A lovely guest, Lena, always ready to help you and to do all what she can for you to enjoy your journey. We’re impatient to come back !…

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank Evelyne L
Reviewed September 14, 2015

We have stayed with Lena many times and every time she is helpful and friendly, she can't do enough for us. If we ever had any queries she was always happy to help but we never felt as though she intruded on our holiday. As...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Pauline H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Boat Available
Books
Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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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