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Mount Cashel -The Stables

Cottage with 4 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms in Bunratty, Ireland

From £743.91 per week

  • Cottage #11936
  • Sleeps: 9
  • Car hire: essential
  • Nearest beach: 45km
  • Nearest bar: 1km
  • Nearest restaurant: 10km
  • Nearest supermarket: 5km
  • Shannon airport: 15km

Four bedroom period Self-Catering cottage, sleeps max 9 people, on a private estate with a lake. Centrally located in Ireland's beautiful Mid-West.


Enjoy luxury self-catering accommodation in this beautifully restored 18th Century lakeside cottage, with 4 bedrooms, all en-suite, sleeps up to 9 people. Set in a 38 acre private landscaped estate with private lake. Boating, kayaking and fishing are available on site complimentary for all guests adding to the enjoyment of this idyllic retreat.

Local hospitality & excellent touring location.
Located close to the villages of Sixmilebridge, Bunratty and Quin with lively pubs and excellent restaurants. Located just 20 mins from Shannon Airport this property enjoys an excellent location from which to tour the dramatic west coast of Ireland. West Clare and the Burren, Galway and Kerry are all easily accessible. Local attractions include Bunratty Castle, Cragganowen, Ennis and Limerick.

4 star accommodation
The Stables Lodge on the Mount Cashel estate was built initially in 1850 and renovated in the early 2000's. The Stables is self-catering and has been inspected and awarded a 4 Star rating by Failte Ireland. The accommodation is approached via a private courtyard.

The entrance door leads to the dining room which caters for 10 people. The living room has a wood burning stove, 4-piece suite, satellite TV and free broadband internet connection. The lodge has oil fired central heating throughout. French doors open out onto a private patio, lawn and woods with views and direct access to Castle Lake. The Kitchen comes fully equipped with the following: Oven and Hob, Fridge / Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Dryer, Iron and ironing board, Telephone and Microwave Oven, Full range of kitchen ware is provided.

Comfortable bedrooms at the Stables self catering 4 Star accommodation
The Stables has 4 bedrooms all with en-suite shower and toilet facilities. Bedroom 1 has a double bed and disabled toilet. Bedroom 2 has a double bed. Bedroom 3 has a double and single bed. Bedroom 4 has a double bed. Nine people or less can be comfortably accommodated and a cot & high chair are also available.
All bedrooms and en-suites have been furnished, equipped and decorated to a four star standard, with duvet quilts and pillows provided for all beds. Other linen provided includes sheets, pillowcases and towels.


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Stayed 08 May 2015 with Large Group
The house offers everything you can think of to make the stay relaxed and very comfortable. As each bedroom has it's own bathroom you can mix a group of family and / or friends. The property is in a beautiful location to get away from everything yet is near to Shannon, Limerick and Ennis. There are numerous attractions
Stayed 27 May 2011
Simply Amazing. I have no other definition for it. The property, the owners, the house (we rented the stables) and the dogs were just perfect!!! After traveling around the globe several times and renting homes in over 34 countries I must say this is one of the few I would rent over and over. I am already planning a late summer trip. It is perfectly located so that a day trip to any major attraction or town on the west coast is possible and I do not worry about which friends to bring as there is a personal bathroom in each bedroom. Finally someone who got it right!!!! Thanks for 10 days of bliss. Erika Jean
Stayed 12 Dec 2007
An out of this world experience. The views surrounded the property and the ambience within, are beyond words - It was magical and this was in Winter. In Summer it would be magnificent, expecially with all the wwater amenities on the lake and the walks in the surroundent woods. We must return!
Stayed 16 Mar 2007
Mount Cashel -The Stables was an excellent place to stay for a holiday. The owner, Pat, was very considerate and helpful. Even though we arrived very late on the first night, he came The Stables to greet us and explain some details about the property. We traveled with our friends and their children, and the kids loved our location. There lake and the activities that it provided were something to look forward to each day. In fact, the kids enjoyed it so much when were were out seeing the sites, they would ask when we could return to The Stables. This property was equipped with all the necessary items for cooking, washing clothing, and the internet connection was super as well. We all hope to stay at The Stables again someday.
Stayed 13 Sep 2005
Brilliant place and brilliant owners!
I had the good fortune to stay at the Mount Cashel property with some friends of mine. It was absolutely perfect. We were able to make many day trips in all directions over a 10 day period. There was ample space for 5 adults with the four bedrooms. It was fabulous to have the common area with living room, kitchen and dining room. Yet we each had a bedroom we could unwind and relax in before going to sleep. I had the pleasure of exploring the property in the early morning hours before everyone was up and ready to go for the day. Found a couple of delightful paths and trails. The scenery was breathtaking! The grounds were immaculate. It was a peaceful and calm place to unwind and relax in the evenings. And a stunning visual display at sunrise to start the day. It was a plus to have some of the small things readily available there. There was a hair straightener, hair dryer, ironing board, a bowl of fruit and few staples in the kitchen. The internet service was reliable and the satellite tv was entertaining. I personally found the love seat in the living room so comfortable that I actually fell asleep on it a couple of nights. I am accustomed to staying at hotel properties. This was a great change from what I normally experience. If I ever have the good fortune of visiting Ireland again, I would stay here again.
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Stayed 13 Sep 2005
We were a party of 8 adults and Mount Cashel was perfect for us, property, location, surroundings, faciltes and our hosts were all brilliant. The layout of the living space worked perfectly for a large group - we all loved it. Fantastic, thank you for everthing
"Peace and quiet in a picturesque converted carriage house located in landscaped grounds at Mount Cashel - about a mile from the village of Six Mile Bridge. We went for walks by the lake, sat by the fire in the evening and recovered our serentity in the peace and quiet of the countryside. Toured the Burren, shopped in Shannon and Limerick, local pubs some evenings - but mainly relaxed in a lazy, no pressure environment."
"Brilliant. An absolutely beautiful place with great people. I particularly enjoyed splashing around in a canoe on the lake with my mate Mac the dog in toe. Had a great time, hope to go back some time. :0)"
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Nearest beach: 45km
Nearest bar: 1km
Nearest restaurant: 10km
Nearest supermarket: 5km
Shannon airport: 15km
Cork: 90km

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Changeover days and minimum stays See details
Arrival date range Whole weeks only Minimum stay (nights)
27th June 2015 to 30th August 2015 Yes 7
1st September 2015 to 31st March 2016 No 3
1st April 2017 to 31st May 2017 No 3


Property type:





4 bedrooms

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 3: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 4: 2 Single beds

Additional beds:
1 cot
Dining area:
Seats 9
Living area:
Seats 9
4 bathrooms, 3 ensuites, 4 Separate WC's
Suitable for:
Restricted mobility
Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
TV Languages in Local
Snooker / pool table
Table tennis
Heating and air conditioning:
Central heating
Open fire
Clothes drier
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Pots / pans
Towels / linen
Washing machine
Outside lighting
Patio heating
Private garden
Extra information:
Private 38 acre estate with private lake. Boating and fishing available on site.
Sports and activities:
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Sights and attractions:
Historic Site
Theme Park


About the owner
Pat and Annette Shanahan have been successfully operating self catering at Mount Cashel for 10 years. The Shanahan family live on the estate.
Owner score 1126
Calendar updated: 29 days ago
Last logged in: 12 hours ago
Located in: Ireland
Joined: January 2004