Located 5 minutes walk from the town, the house is close to all local amenities. It's set back from the main road with off road parking for a number of cars and a lockable gate for security.
The village of Rounstone lies on the western arm of Betraghboy bay in Connemara, Co Galway, 48 miles north west of Galway city. The village is beautifully set on one of the most spectacular coastal drives in Europe overlooking the Atlantic at the foot of Errisbeg mountain.
The village was founded in the mid 1820’s by the celebrated Scottish engineer Alexander Nimmo who, as engineer for the Western District, built houses, roads and harbours throughout the West of Ireland. In 1835 a Franciscan Monastery was established in Roundstone and by the 1840’s 75 houses had been built and the village supported an active fishing industry and a population of some 400 people. The village derives its name from the Irish “Cloch Na Ron” or Rock of the Seals
Today Roundstone is a popular holiday resort renowned among artists and naturalists for the remarkable beauty of the surrounding mountains and seascapes. It has a traditional craft centre and local activities include Pottery, Jewellery and Instrument making. Farming, and Fishing, are carried out extensively in the area.
In Roundstone you will find a busy harbour where local fishermen prepare and return with the day’s catch. The town itself boasts a good selection of Bars and Seafood Restaurants crammed full of locally caught seafood. Strolling through the town you will discover some fantastic craft shops and cafés.