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Rosmuc Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage in Rosmuc, Galway

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sleeps 5
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Rosmuc Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage description

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Rosmuc Cottage is a detached, mostly ground floor cottage which dates from the 1800s and has been delightfully restored and modernised. It has three bedrooms (a twin, a double and a mezzanine single) and a family shower room. There is a large open plan living area with a fitted kitchen (with a breakfast bar), a dining area and a sitting area with a welcoming woodburning stove. Outside the front of the cottage is lawned garden with outside furniture and a barbecue, off road parking for four cars as well as outbuildings for storing bikes, fishing gear and wet suits. Framed by beautiful rugged coastline, beaches and mountains, Rosmuc Cottage is an enchanting place to spend a memorable holiday.

Rosmuc is set in the heart of Connemara in a picturesque location between the mountains and the sea. The town of Clifden is a short drive away, and is home to a fantastic range of pubs, shops and restaurants, and plays host to a variety of colourful festivals throughout the year. Just 15 minutes' drive from Rosmuc is Rossaveal Harbour, where you can catch a day ferry to the Aran Islands where you can step back in time and see some of the finest examples of Stone built forts in Europe. Connemara National Park is close by for a great day out, as is the world famous Kylemore Abbey with its breathtaking views and beautiful setting. With guided walking tours, world class golf, horse riding, angling, historic houses and boat trips to enjoy, there is something to please even the most discerning of visitors!

Towering cliffs stand next to vast stretches of golden sand, whilst vast mountain ranges cradle cool, low-lying lakes. The Galway region epitomises the term ‘great outdoors'; with fantastic walking and cycling and exhilarating water sports.

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, selection of books. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 4 cars. Outbuildings for storing bikes, fishing gear and wet suits. Lawned garden to front with furniture and BBQ. Access to 25 acres of surrounding land leading to the sea. Three well-behaved dogs welcome. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 10 mins walk.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • By the sea
  • Rural location
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Prof Hanemann
April 2019
Very nice cottage, nicer than it looks on the pictures.. Nice area, also easy to do excursions to Aran islands or Clifdon area. We had lovely week with gorgeous weather.
April 2019
Wonderful seperatly situated, very cosy, enough space for 4 persons, friendly host, all available, what we neede
Mr Usher
January 2019
Don't walk any dogs near the cottage as there are 2 very vicious one just down thwe road..
Miss Keefe
December 2018
This is my third time visiting the cottage in Rosmuc - I love it.. The perfect base for exploring Connemara. The included fuel is a brilliant addition, as anyone who's ever visited Ireland will know, it's almost permanently wet and damp in winter so great to be able to get the cottage warm and comfortable without having to worry about incurring costs. Will definitely be returning
Mr Phillips
October 2018
A lovely cottage to get away from things for a week.. We'll stocked shop withing a mile, supermarkets 40minutes away. Lovely walks and beaches in close(ish) proximity. Great wood and peat burner. Very cosy. The owner had stocked some items for the dishwasher, washing machine, etc. All in all a lovely place to stay.
Ms Nesbitt
July 2018
Very charming little cottage - very comfortable and well equipped with a lovely garden.. The garden isn't secure for a small dog but it's located on a very quiet road and the gates mean that a dog is at least slowed down before reaching the road. We kept an eye on my dog and she never got out onto the road. Only thing I would change is the shower cubicle but the shower itself is great. We had a fabulous holiday here.
Mrs Stokes
April 2018
We have stayed in many holiday cottages, but this one surpassed all expectations.. The owner was there to greet us and show us around and we were amazed at the facilities. The kitchen was fully equipped with spotless utensils and pans - everything was clean and shining! It was cosy and the stove was a treat in the unseasonally cold weather. The garden was well cared for and the dogs loved it too. It's a beautiful tranquil spot and so convenient for touring around Connemara. It comes very highly recommended.
Dr Lee
March 2018
The cottage was fully equipped, very comfortable, and perfect for our needs.. A friendly welcome awaited us when we arrived. The location is excellent, set in the heart of Connemara. We had a lovely, relaxing holiday.
Mr Allen
March 2018
Beautiful cottage in an amazing location.. Highly recommended
Miss Keefe
December 2017
I love this cottage, it's my second time staying here.. Beautifully maintained in a really special spot, really designed to make you feel like your at home.
Mrs Cossens
July 2017
A lovely very well equipped cottage in a beautiful location
Mr Holland
June 2017
On the second day we got badly bitten by midgets in the garden of the cottage.. This was probable the only critism we have.
Mr Dougan
April 2017
The warm welcome from the owner and the very well equipped cottage.. Excellent lo cation peace and quiet.
Mr Lamond
July 2016
An absolutely lovely cottage in stunning surroundings, with a great enclosed garden that the dogs loved. Would love to go back!
Miss Hegarty
July 2016
The surroundings were so beautiful, it is a perfect retreat from a busy work/life balance. The cottage was extremely cosy and had everything you could wish for. Its location whilst remote is still close enough to the main road which makes travelling for days out much simpler.
Mr Turner
May 2016
We had a fantastic holiday. The cottage was fantastic and the garden and surrounding area was stunning. We would and already have recommend this property to our families and friends. Thank you to the owner for a truly comfortable stay. Will definitely come again.
Mr Smyth
September 2015
The holiday was really lovely, enhanced by being in a traditional historic cottage. The area was all we expected, quiet, rural and unspoilt.
Mrs Ormsby
July 2015
We spent a week in this beautiful cottage in a lovely location. The property is full of character, very well equipped with everything we could want. The garden was lovely to laze in when the sun shone and a day was spent lazing by the fire, reading when it rained. A great location and we would buy this cottage if it was for sale! The most relaxing place in Ireland!
Dr Pritchard
June 2015
This is a great cottage, cosy and well equipped. One of the best we have stayed at. Very comfortable and for a restful holiday it was perfect. No hesitation in recommending this cottage.
Mr Agema
May 2015
It was a beautiful, cosy, clean, well equipped and furnished cottage.
Mr Hoyle
January 2015
The provision of turf and wood was a big advantage, particularly in winter. Ample provision of saucepans and utensils made cooking of Christmas dinner straightforward.
Mr Brown
October 2014
We wanted somewhere remote, close to water and with grounds for the dogs to run and play. This property was ideal for that. Also, the owner provided a lovely personal welcome, with a roaring fire already on the go.
Mr Cunningham
August 2014
The surrounding area is beautiful, a great place for long walks. People were very friendly in the local pub.
Mrs Arblaster
June 2014
Was brilliant to have all mod cons on holiday i.e. dishwasher, tumble etc. Lots of accessories, plates, crockery and more. Very comfortable. The cafe at the sailing club in Clifden served lovely food. Con National Park was lovely and Dogs Bay Beach gorgeous!! Kids loved everything and are missing the cottage and Ireland.
Mrs Holmes
June 2014
This cottage exceeded our expectations. A stunning cottage in a rural setting, it was peaceful and quiet. The cottage contained everything that could make our stay easy - we were amazed at how well equipped it was! We were greeted by the owner who had started a fire in the wood burner, this was such a wonderful welcome after our journey. Galway is every bit as stunning as we had hoped, we had a perfect week exploring and left feeling relaxed and determined to return. We would thoroughly recommend this cottage to others.
March 2014
Lovely cottage bit south of Connemara proper, just a bit too far from galway. Great place to snuggle up with a book in front of the fire. Lovely owner, kitted out well. Dogs had a great time and we relaxed:)
July 2013
Have just had one of the most relaxing holidays. The countryside is spectacular and the cottage a fantastic base. The dogs enjoyed it also, albeit the weather was very hot but there's plenty of water around, lakes or sea. People very friendly and welcoming.
Mr Robinson
June 2013
Rosmuc Cottage is in a beautiful peaceful location, there are plenty places to visit e.g. Cong, Cliften, Orterard and also Galway. The cottage itself is absolutely lovely with tiled and wooden floors, it has everything you will need from iron, hairdryer to dishwasher, washer and dryer. The owner was a lovely welcoming lady who made us feel at home. We were just sorry we couldn't say thank you and goodbye because we had to leave as we had a long drive to get the ferry. I would definitely recommend this gorgeous cottage, it's a fab place to visit. Thanks again.
Mrs Fell
June 2013
A very well equipped cottage with everything you could need for a self catering holiday. The scenery was absolutely wonderful and we were lucky and had wonderful weather - 24/25 degrees for the whole week. An excellent base from which to tour the Connemara area. This holiday certainly exceeded our expectations - we returned totally relaxed. Thank you for a wonderful location and holiday.
December 2012
We stayed here towards the end of Sept and had a wonderful week long holiday. The cottage is really well equipped and has a fabulous shower!! The Rosmuc area is really lovely - we explored the area on foot on mainly quiet lanes and deserted beaches. The walk from the cottage across the cottage's land to the coast was lovely and we even saw an Irish hare down there a couple of times, which was a real treat. Aside from the immediate area being lovely, the cottage is conveniently located for travelling either to Galway City and the wider Connemara area. It's easy enough to hop onto the main road and head in whichever direction you'd like to. The owner was very welcoming and accommodating with arrival and departure arrangements. All in all, a great holiday, super cottage and really wonderful location. We'd happily return!
November 2012
We had a lovely holiday at this beautiful cottage. The cottage was very well equipped and perfect for a family of four. The owner was very friendly and helpful and very understanding when we arrived late, having taken a couple of wrong turns. We particuarly enjoyed the deserted local beaches and fell in love with the whole area. Thank you!
November 2012
Nos atendio la Sra Joyce, que fue bastante comprensiva con nuestro retraso, ya que nos perdimos en dos ocasiones. Era educada y amable. La vivienda era perfecta, con todas las comodidades que se describen y todo lo necesario en una casa de campo. La ubicacion, perfecta, todo rodeado de lagos. Precioso y cercano a todo lo visitable en esa zona. Los vecinos de la zona, amables, simpaticos y dispuestos a ayudarnos en todo momento, ya que al ser extranjeros no hablabamos apenas ingles.
Miss Carter
October 2012
Fabulous location and the walk to the rocky coast at the bottom of the land was an absolute treat. Lovely cottage with everything we needed for our stay. Great welcome from the owner. The shower was fantastic!
Mrs Schneider
September 2012
Everything was even better than we thought it would be. Perfect cottage, very cosy and comfortable, warm and friendly welcome, perfect holiday.
Mrs Roughley
August 2012
A lovely cottage, a very warm welcome and a fantastic location. The cottage had everything we needed and more and so peaceful. The area was absolutely stunning, my favourite part of Ireland. Thank you!
Mr Collings
May 2011
Thank you for an absolutely amazing stay at Rosmuc Cottage. It was immaculate, and the owner was also wonderful. :)
Mrs Mccrindle
November 2010
Wonderfully warm welcome. Great garden, all enclosed, for our dog. Plenty of parking space.
Mr Boyland
October 2010
A haven of peace and tranquility. Very friendly pub/garage/shop. Coastline through gate beautiful and shared only with a few cows. Attention to detail in equipping cottage was second to none. A lot of care and attention had been applied.
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