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IE1115

Galway, Ireland

House and front garden

House and front garden

Entrance hall and stairs

Entrance hall and stairs

Dining room

Dining room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room with fireplace

Sitting room with fireplace

Living room with TV

Living room with TV

Living room with patio doors to garden

Living room with patio doors to garden

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen with family dining area

Kitchen with family dining area

Upstairs landing

Upstairs landing

Upstairs landing

Upstairs landing

Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom

Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom

Ensuite bathroom

Ensuite bathroom

Double bedroom with ensuite

Double bedroom with ensuite

Ensuite bathroom

Ensuite bathroom

Family bathroom

Family bathroom

Rear garden

Rear garden

Patio with table

Patio with table

BBQ & breakfast table

BBQ & breakfast table

Stunning scenery

Stunning scenery

Sunset over Lough Corrib

Sunset over Lough Corrib

Menlo castle is a local tourist attraction

Menlo castle is a local tourist attraction

House and front garden Entrance hall and stairs Dining room Sitting room Sitting room Sitting room Sitting room with fireplace Living room with TV Living room with patio doors to garden Kitchen Kitchen with family dining area Upstairs landing Upstairs landing Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom Ensuite bathroom Double bedroom with ensuite Ensuite bathroom Family bathroom Rear garden Patio with table BBQ & breakfast table Stunning scenery Sunset over Lough Corrib Menlo castle is a local tourist attraction
Platinum

Member since

2001


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
April 21, 2020 - December 20, 2020 2 weeks

We are available all year round and are flexible regarding length of exchange.

Open to all suggestions so please make us an offer we cannot refuse.

Discover the stunning Wild Atlantic Way from our spacious family home situated in the quiet, rural village of Menlo. There are four comfortable bedrooms, three with double beds and one with a set of bunk beds, three are en-suite. There is also a study with a sofa bed. We have a large, well-equipped kitchen with a family dining area, two reception rooms and a dining room. There is a large front and back garden and a gate so children can play safely outdoors. We are located near Lough Corrib and a ten minute drive from Galway city centre. 

Galway, designated European City of Culture 2020, is a vibrant city with plenty of interesting places to visit, including Galway Museum and the Aquarium. There is a lively pub and restaurant scene with locally-sourced and artisanal produce, two Michelin starred restaurants, a weekly craft and food market and bustling shopping streets. 

Galway is noted for its arts scene with a range of theatre and street performances all year round as well as traditional Irish music in pubs and venues in the city. Galway International Arts Festival is a major attraction each July with theatre performances, children’s entertainment, a stunning parade and concerts. The Galway Races is a week-long racing festival held annually in late July/early August that attracts racegoers from around the country.

The promenade at Salthill is popular for walks and it has a blue flag beach that is safe for children. Other quiet beaches are a short drive away. Galway city is the gateway to Connemara - an unspoilt area of mountains, lakes, coastline and the Aran Islands. With its breathtaking scenery it is a great place for walking, swimming, cycling and hiking. Nearby is the world-famous Cliffs of Moher and the unique landscape of the Burren in Co. Clare. Other areas of interest can be visited on a day trip, including Croagh Patrick and the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise.

We are one hour from Shannon and Knock airports and two hours from Dublin.
We are a family of five - Mick is a retired family doctor and Fiona has retired from education management. Our three adult children now make their own holiday plans. 
We are flexible with our travel dates throughout the year and will consider all offers including week-end trips. Long-term stays of two to three months will be considered. We have experienced 23 wonderful exchanges and will treat your home with care and respect. 

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 25 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Family Doctor (retired), Education Manager (retired).

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • New Zealand
  • Paris, France
  • Denmark
  • Canada
  • Greece
  • Croatia
  • Italy

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Occupation

  • Family Doctor (retired), Education Manager (retired).

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

About Our Family

We are a recently retired couple with three grown up children and three grandchildren. Over the years we have travelled widely and appreciate the opportunity to see more of the world through exchanging our home with like minded people. Open to all suggestions, we are available for long or short exchanges throughout the year. Please contact us should you wish to visit the west of Ireland.

Lifestyle

We enjoy the great outdoors as well as cities and are open to visiting other countries to experience the lifestyle and culture they have to offer.

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