Kilmurvey House



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Kilmurvey House
Kilronan, Inis Mor , Aran Islands Co Galway
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A fine house and well kept, with a neatly manicured front garden and a walled vegetable garden at the back
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Budget Accommodation (under €100 for two)
  • Location - Beach <1km
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - On an island
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • No Smoking Establishment

Kilmurvey House

Treasa Joyce’s 150-year old stone house stands out as a beacon at the foot of the Aran islands most famous attraction, Dun Aonghasa. It’s a fine house and well kept, with a neatly manicured front garden and a walled vegetable garden at the back. It’s steeped in history and has a large high-ceilinged hall and wide stairs giving a feeling of spacious grandeur.

The spacious bedrooms are stylish and beautifully finished, with great views of fields, Dun Aengus and sea; four new rooms (and a conference room) were added in 2007 and two of the biggest rooms have king sized beds.

Treasa gets groups who are interested in walks, yoga, music, art and other courses and, when booked into the house, she serves dinner by arrangement; for other guests, staying on a B&B basis, she will provide free transport to Kilronan for dinner there.

Breakfasts are delicious for everybody, and the dinners for groups are based on home-grown, local produce - guests always love Treasa’s baked cod, which she makes with an herb pesto crust or a tapenade, or beef and Guinness casserole on cool evenings - and there is a short, but well-chosen, wine list.

Comfortable accommodation, good food, and warm hospitality make this an ideal place to stay.

Conferences (60). Rooms 14 (all en-suite, 4 shower only, 2 family, all no smoking); B&B €50pps, ss €15. Children welcome (under 5s free in parents' room, cots available free of charge, high chair). No pets. Residents' D: €30, 7pm, by arrangement - please check when booking. House wine €22. *Café An Sunda Caoch (The Blind Sound) is a café at the Dun Aonghusa visitor centre, run independently by Treasa Joyce, which serves delicious home-made food - soups, cakes (don’t miss the gorgeous Guinness fruit cake) sandwiches - every day in summer, 11am-5pm. Garden; walking. Closed 31 Oct-1 Apr. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 28-03-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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