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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
7 nights minimum
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Tucked away in east Galway, Lakeview House is nestled in the foothills of the Slieve Aughty Mountains with the lake literally on its doorstep. This family run enterprise has the highest star rating that Failte Ireland can award. Bicycles are available for those who wish to racket up the tempo and for the adrenaline junkies kayaks are provided, all free of charge. Not only do you get access to a private river and lake you also have access to the private mooring. Fishing rods and all the necessary safety gear is provided free of charge. Not only is there ample private grounds to explore, the locality is a haven for hill walkers who can directly access the flora and fauna of Lough Derg, take to the Brian Boru Trail or the East Clare Way. Part of the Lakeview House experience is getting ...Tucked away in east Galway, Lakeview House is nestled in the foothills of the Slieve Aughty Mountains with the lake literally on its doorstep. This family run enterprise has the highest star rating that Failte Ireland can award. Bicycles are available for those who wish to racket up the tempo and for the adrenaline junkies kayaks are provided, all free of charge. Not only do you get access to a private river and lake you also have access to the private mooring. Fishing rods and all the necessary safety gear is provided free of charge. Not only is there ample private grounds to explore, the locality is a haven for hill walkers who can directly access the flora and fauna of Lough Derg, take to the Brian Boru Trail or the East Clare Way. Part of the Lakeview House experience is getting up close and personal to a working farm. You and your family can enjoy karting in nearby Tynagh, pony trekking in Flower Hill Equestrian Centre or horse riding in Slieve Aughty Riding Centre or Lough Hill Pony Trekking Centre.Trigger your children's imagination with the famous telescope in Birr Castle and the extensive monastic settlement on Holy Island. For those wishing to trace family roots, Woodford Genealogy centre is a five minute drive. Lakeview House is an ideal location for touring the West of Ireland, Connemara and the Shannon region. You are just 40 minutes from Galway, Ennis and Limerick.More
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gerard g
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:60%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

We had a great time at lake view house the house is very spacious with good room layouts a great garden for the kids to play in And our host Gerard was most helpful in telling us about how everything worked in the house was...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank sticks78
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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Lovely big house with great garden. Plenty of room for people to do their own thing or come together. Centrally situated and although we would usually holiday at the coast there was plenty to keep us occupied despite some pretty poor weather. One or two...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Pizzalover62
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Nice house located not far from lough derg. Perfect for everybody who wants to visit ireland and enjoys the nature at the lough or the highlands. The house has 4 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms. Everything was in good shape and clean. The owner allowed our...More

Date of stay: October 2017
2  Thank marcmarggraf
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Just come back from our stay and loved it from the warm comfy beds and great Irish welcome from Garry and his mum. Fantastic walking country and such a bonus to have all the cycling and kayaking equipment on hand and in perfect condition. The...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Suzy002150
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Portumna is literally just a stone’s throw away where you can enjoy a stroll in the lake fringed forest park and wildlife sanctuary, visit the castle or enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants. Mountshannon is just a short spin in the other direction where you can enjoy all the amenities that the river Shannon is deservedly famed for. Lakeview House is an ideal location for touring the West of Ireland, Connemara and the Shannon region. You are just 40 minutes from Galway, Ennis and Limerick. big excitement in our area as white tailed eagles, very rare are now awaiting their chicks to hatch, 6 miles from our house in mountshannon. You and your family can enjoy carting in nearby Tynagh, pony trekking in Flower Hill Equestrian Centre or horse riding in Slieve Aughty Riding Centre...
How to get there
We are about 10 miles from Portumna which is on Lough Derg Irelands largest lake. We recommend printing this page to assist you with your journey. We would be delighted to take a phone call to assist you and make everything about your journey as pleasant as possible. From Dublin: We are about 100 miles from Dublin. Exit the city following signs for Galway / M6 Motorway. Stay on this route following signs for Galway until you reach the Ballinasloe exit . Take this exit and follow the signs for Portumna. On entering Portumna, follow signs for Scarriff. Stay on this road which is the Ennis / Scariff road for 16km/10ml and you will reach Gurteeny. Approx 1 mile after Gurteeny, look out for the 'Lakeview House ' sign on the left, you have arrived at your destination. From Shannon Internat...
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