About this listing
This 300- year-old rural cottage is beautifully decorated and restored - every detail has been carefully considered to make your stay both comfortable and memorable.
The stunning and very rare Irish woodland garden is dissected by a rain-fed stream and waterfall and centered by an ancient horse chestnut tree and this unique vista can be enjoyed from your own private sitting room.
Lickeen Cottage is ideally located for all the sight-seeing, but also a peaceful haven to relax and unwind in.
"Lickeen Cottage" is truly unique both inside and out - you will feel like you have been transported back to Ireland of yester-year.
"Lickeen Cottage" is so much more than a private room but a suite which includes - an extremely spacious guest bedroom with a huge private shower room in the en-suite, the guest room is directly adjacent to a very comfortable private sitting room, with a wood- burner, overlooking the stunning garden. There is a patio in the front garden and many great spots to relax, read or listen to all-day bird song in the beautiful and very rare Irish wood land 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 sit down with all my guests and go through the attractions of Co. Clare, I provide maps, suggested day trip itineraries, share local knowledge and tips as well as where are the best eateries.
I am happy to help my guests with any queries, but ultimately respect their privacy.
I am also very passionate about county Clare and love to share its many attractions.
Other things to note
Taxis are always available to and from the cottage.
Cooking in the kitchen is not permitted due to house insurance constraints.
There is both nice Indian and Pizza take outs that deliver to the cottage.
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. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
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.