Hazel Cottage is a pretty stone cottage, built in the traditional style, surrounded by mountains and overlooking Loch Na Fooey. There is a patio area with garden furniture and off-road parking for your car. It is in an ideal location for fishing, hill walking, or just a quiet relaxing holiday,
Large kitchen/living room with open fire. The kitchen is fully equipped with electric cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher ( a dryer is located in the outdoor shed). Turf is available for the fire at a minimal cost.
There are two bedrooms downstairs, one single, and one with a double bed and washbasin. There are timber floors in all the bedrooms.
There is also a shower-room on the ground floor
The sitting room is located upstairs so as to provide beautful views of the lake through the elegant curved window. The room style is open plan, with bannisters to the stairs and hallway below. There is a solid fuel stove, timber floor and ceiling, and a colour television and CD/tape player.
There is a long sandy beach on the lakeshore that is suitable for swimming - within walking distance of the cottage (1 km) and also accessible by car.
At 2.5 miles long and .5 miles wide, Loch na Fooey is a classic glacial lake in a steep-sided valley, surrounded by the ruggedly beautiful mountains of Galway and Mayo. Four substantial rivers and countless mountain streams flow into the Lough. The fishing is free (no licence is needed), and the unpolluted waters hold good stocks of wild brown trout and pike.
A rowing boat is available free by arrangement (its use is shared with another cottage).
This area offers many splendid walks, both for experienced hill walkers and for those who want to try something less demanding. The following higher peaks all provide good walking: Bunacunneen, Devil's Mother, Leynabricka, Skeltia and Buckaun. The area is also of immense geological interest.
Ideal for a relaxing holiday away from it all and within easy reach of Connemara and beautiful seaside beaches. The picturesque village of Leenane is only 11 km distance.
The following amenities are close-by:
You can reach us easily from Shannon Airport (100 miles), Knock Airport (50 miles) or from the seaports of Dublin Dunleary (170 miles) or Rosslare (208 miles)