Open the door. Eden Retreat wraps its arms around you from the moment you walk inside. This is a large, cozy home with every modern amenity. Tucked on a hillside, trees dot the edges of the one-acre yard, with gardens, and the lush Irish countryside just beyond.
This home is the best of both worlds. Peaceful and quiet, Eden is tucked on the outskirts of Ennis, a charming and bustling market town, and the capital of County Clare. Only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport, 30 minutes from Clare’s rugged scenic coast, and 3 minutes from the M18 motorway linking Galway & Limerick, Eden’s location is ideal for exploring the best of Western Ireland. Please take a moment to browse the property photos & itinerary below. You will be amazed at how many of Ireland's top sights are within easy daytrip distance from Eden!
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7 NightsEden Retreat
The large cozy home offers all amenities necessary for a pleasant and relaxed stay off from the big standardized hotels. It is located on a hillside with trees and a big yard around it and the beautiful Irish countryside just beyond. It is perfectly suitable for couples and families who want to spend some quality time together. The idyllic cottage in Western Ireland consists of a main home and a little cottage with full bathroom. It is covered by a deck partly covered for all weather, which makes it great to sit outside and enjoy the crisp country air. The indoor hot tub is a special addition to the cottage life. The home is peaceful and quiet, but at the same time is close to the bustling city of Ennis which is the capital of County Clare. Eden Cottage Retreat can be easily reached from Shannon Airport, Galway and Limerick, making the latter two a great destination or a day trip.
There are 2 Queen Beds: 1 in the bedroom downstairs, 1 in the mater bedroom. Both of these beds have very high quality pillow top luxury mattresses. There is a double height 3rd Queen Aerobed available for use in the hot tub cottage. There is one high quality full-size bed upstairs with a luxury mattress and one single bed.
Features & Amenities:
- Large house that can accommodate up to 9 people in four bedrooms and a separate guesthouse (1 Queen, 2 Full-size and 1 single bed)
- Situated on elevated acre of land – wonderful countryside views from the terraced gardens and many seating areas
- Ample off-street parking
- Full gourmet kitchen, stocked with everything you could possibly need!
- Free Wi-Fi access
- TV with Sky Satellite channels
- DVD/CD player with surround sound and DVDs
- Whole house water filtration system with additional under-sink filter for drinking water
- Open fireplace
- Indoor 4-person hot tub located in separate hot tub cottage
- Wooden playset, ping-pong and bikes for your use
- Heating and electricity usage included
- All linens and towels supplied
- Travel cot available
Gourmet Kitchen stocked with everything you could possibly need! Coffee maker, coffee grinder, electric tea kettle, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, double oven, food processor, chef's knives, all the baking trays and cooking utensils you could possibly need.
On the Map: Ennis is located in County Clare in the west of Ireland, only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport. Ennis lies just off the major N18/M18 motorway that connects the cities of Limerick (to the south) & Galway (to the north).
Ennis is the capital of County Clare and known to be a bustling historic market town. The town’s history along with modern influences represents a pleasant blend of the historic past and active present. It’s narrow bustling streets and lanes give character and ambiance to the town confirming that it is indeed somewhere very special. It has a rich heritage tradition with some of the finest monuments, buildings and waterways. The town has held a strong presence every year in the All Ireland Tidiest Town Awards and won Ireland’s Tidiest Large Urban Centre 2012.
Points of Interest
Killarney, County Kerry
Adare Heritage Village, County Limerick
Bunratty, County Clare
Connemara, County Galway
Galway, County Galway
Kinsale, County Cork
Lahinch, County Clare
The Burren, County Clare
Your Price Includes
7 nights Accommodation – At Eden Cottage Retreat
Rental Car - Includes Insurance, Unlimited Mileage & All Taxes
- Cozy Living Area with Open Fireplace
- Indoor Hot Tub in Separate Hot Tub Cottage
All Linens & Towels Provided
- Cleaning, Electricity & Heating Costs Included
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- Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
- Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.
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