About this listing
This 300- year-old rural cottage has a mature woodland garden centered by a stunning Horse Chestnut tree and is dissected by a rain- fed stream and waterfall.
The inside has been lovingly restored keeping many of its original features, retaining it's old world character and charm - yet providing all modern conveniences.
The ideal central base to explore Co. Clare and it's many attractions, or just to relax, unwind and recharge those batteries in a tranquil setting.
"Lickeen Cottage" is truly unique both inside and out - you will feel like you have been transported back to Ireland of yester-year. The very spacious room sleeps up to three and has a large en-suite with private shower room.
The guest room is adjacent to your own private sitting room with a wood burner overlooking the stunning garden.
If you are looking for a unique, cosy and tranquil setting close to all of the top tourist attractions yet away from the over - crowded tourist traps, then "Lickeen Cottage" is for you.
There is only ONE room rented at "Lickeen Cottage" so as a guest you have exclusive access to your own private sitting-room, adjacent to your bedroom. Relax with a book or a DVD in front of your own wood-burning stove - the perfect way to unwind after a day of sightseeing.
* Spacious and comfortable en -suite guest bedroom with teas/coffee facilities.
* Private sitting room with wood-burning stove.
* Patio and the many spots to relax, read listen to wildlife on the 1.5 acres.
* The country kitchen in the morning - for a well-stocked breakfast including fresh fruit and ground coffee.
* Your own key and exclusive entrance through the front of the cottage.
* Large private shower room with rain shower in your en-suite.
Interaction with guests
I will be available to help my guests with any queries. I am also very passionate about county Clare and love to share its many attractions.
The cottage is the first property on the south side of Lickeen Lake and the 1 km walk to the lake is both beautiful and serene and the walk around the lake by road is 4.5 km.
There are many amazing nearby beaches including Lahinch, Spanish Point, and Fanore.
Doolin is only 15 minutes away and is the best place to catch a ferry to the nearby Aran Islands.
The Cliffs Of Moher are a must-see the sheer cliff faces are truly breath-taking, they can also be seen from the water, catching the Cliffs Cruise from Doolin.
The historical village of Kilfenora and it's Burren Interpretative Centre gives a great insight into The Burren National Park, a very unique and beautiful landscape.
Ennistymon is a bustling market town with many fine pubs, cafes, and restaurants with a lovely walk along The Cascades.
The coastal road along Clare to Galway is one of Irelands most scenic drives and is part of The Wild Atlantic Way, a bowl of chowder in the magical harbour village of Ballyvaughan is an unforgettable experience.
I recommend having a car to stay at Lickeen Cottage, though it is an ideal central base to explore all the top attractions of Co. Clare.
The world famous Burren national park and The Wild Atlantic Way are less than 10 mins away.
The Cottage is 2.5 miles (4KM) from the bustling market town of Ennistymon.
The property is 5 miles (8KM) from Lahinch Beach and it's acclaimed golf links.
10 miles (16 KM) to the world famous Cliffs Of Moher.
3 miles (6 KM) To Kilfenora village and it's historical Celtic high crosses and The Burren Interpretation Centre.
Ballyvaughan 14 miles (22km) Magical harbour village, with the famous Ailwee Caves and Poulnabrone Dolmen.
Galway city and Limerick city are both 60 KM
Shannon Internationl Airport 30 miles (50 KM)
On the check-in day, an approximate time of arrival would be greatly appreciated.
Please make note of the directions beforehand, as a backup for GPS.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
Thank you for considering staying with me at "Lickeen Cottage" on your visit to beautiful Co. Clare.
As you can see from the map and description, my cottage is ideally located to explore the many attractions of North Clare, including The Cliffs of Moher and Burren Eco Park.
I was born in Co. Clare and have lived here for the majority of my life, I am very passionate about this area but also The Wild Atlantic Way and its diverse landscapes. I also have a keen interest in authentic Irish cottages which are unfortunately becoming very scarce.
I have traveled quite extensively, but meeting new people from different parts of the world is what I love most about being a host.
Please e-mail me if you have any queries, look forward to meeting you.