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Lakeview House

Lakeview House
Very good
25 reviews
Lakeview House
master bedroom
the river beside lakeview house
our new dining room cum sunroom
reading ,chatting or tv room
heading for the mountains
en suite cosy room
you have arrived
get your fresh eggs in the morning
kayaking on our private river
all new equipment for guests use free of charge
feed our saddlebacks
ice cream break out cycling in the sliabh aughties
our donkeys , contemplating life
time out
see the white tailed eagles here in mountshannon
lough derg, a short walk from the house
mother and son, out for a walk
derrygoolin scenic views and walks
wait for me, on the mountain roads
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Portumna, County Galway, Western Ireland
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. <BR><BR>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 worki... Read more
About the Owner, gerard g
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 25 reviews
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago for a stay in September 2017

If you are looking for city living in the country, move on. There are plenty of options available for you throughout Western Ireland. 6 of us used the house for our base to take day trips to Kilarny, The Cliffs of Moher, Galway, and many other destinations in Southern and Western Ireland. We would go out through the day and...

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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We were a party off 9 and looking forward to using the kayaks fishing rods and bikes which were advertised with the house. I don't understand how the people in the reviews used them as when my husband used the kayak he had to rip his way through brambles that had grown over the river and returned with cuts to...

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Scurrilous , what's the agenda . 6 years of visitors and this is the only one with such issues . Makes a laugh of Tripadvisor if this review by these people is allowed to be viewed . Some agenda to damage our business . Luckily all other guests reviews will make these reviews seem meaningless


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Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Party of 6 stayed here for a week, 2 adults and 4 kids ranging from 7 to 17. Perfect retreat for us. 4 good sized bedrooms, 3 ensuite so loads of space. Loads of bedroom storage space too. Good kitchen, if a little dated, with plenty of utensils and crockery. Good sized living room which we only used once as...

  • Boat Available
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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.<BR>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. <BR><BR>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. <BR>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.<BR>You and your family can enjoy carting in nearby Tynagh, pony trekking in Flower Hill Equestrian Centre o... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Shannon Airport: 60.0 km
Railway: Ballinasloe: 50.0 km
Ferry: Rosslare Ferryport: 230.0 km
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. <BR><BR>From Dublin:<BR><BR>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... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 70.0 km.
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