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Shane O Grady
- inglese, francese
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- 12 nov 2018
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Our family of 23 stayed at the Sunnybank House for the week and wish it was longer. The description in the listing cannot compare to the beauty of this home! Shane is a fabulous person who was always available at a moments notice! We can only cherish every day we spent in Clifden - from the beauty and convenience of the house and grounds to the wonderful people in the town of Clifden. We had the best food and the most talented people playing music every night in whatever restaurant we went to. Everyone and everything was perfect! I know our grandchildren are looking forward to returning to catch up with the wonderful friends they made in the short week we spent. We had dinner catered by Gillian on Monday night for our granddaughters 21 birthday - it too was perfect from set up to clean up! What a delightful woman! She even made a birthday cake to celebrate the occasion! My husband and I have traveled to Ireland on four occasions and we have to say this trip will forever be the most cherished.
Absolutely Fantastic Home and Hosts
We were so thrilled with how beautiful this house was and so convenient for our large group. Each bedroom had an ensuite bathroom which was so nice for all of us. We just felt so comfortable. The house was clean, beds were comfortable, the pool was warm, and even though the O'Grady's had just welcomed their first child into the world the day before we arrived Sean made it a point to get over at least twice during our visit to make sure everything was going well.
The village is a quaint town with very friendly residents. Lots of pubs with live Irish folk music, cafes, bakeries, butchers, and other stores, activities, and points of interest very close by. We rented a car in Dublin and drove to Clifden, which was nerve-wracking as driving in Ireland can sometimes be a challenge. We discovered you can get tickets on Citilink bus from Clifden to Dublin for $20 Euro which is quite cheap.
All in all, I would recommend Sunnybank House to anyone with a large group as we all enjoyed our stay. I would also recommend staying in Clifden as opposed to Dublin which was a little too big and too fast-paced for all of us that were looking for some Irish history and culture.
Thanks to Sean and Rachael for making Sunnybank House such a lovely home away from home.
What a fab place to stay. Shane had the fire lit and a lovely welcome pack of treats when we arrived. The house feels like home even though its huge. Our families had plenty of space to stretch out. The children loved paying hide and seek and the grown ups loved just relaxing. The house is very clean with all modern conveniences including an ice maker. We had our wedding week long celebration here and it exceeded our expectations. Gillian catered for us and everyone raved about the food. I loved the special effort she made for my fussy vegetarian needs. I'm told the lamb was amazing. We highly recommend this beautiful house in a very special location as a wonderful backdrop for lifelong happy memories.
We love Sunnybank House
20 of my best friends and family members from all over the US, Ireland and the UK convened in Clifden at Sunnybank House and Lodge to celebrate my birthday and that of my duaghter's father in law. Having been to Ireland before we thought we knew what to expect but Sunnybank exceeded all of our expectations. From booking imquiries right up to checking out Shane O'Grady, who we dubbed "The hardest working man in Galway" was as efficient and helpful as anyone could hope for. The property itself is just about perfect for a crew like ours. Each bedroom was lovely and comfortable.
The kitchen, what a kitchen ! Feeding the lot of us was a breeze, Shane recommended a boat captain who took us out to the sea where we caught more than enough fish to feed us all a couple of times over. Directly from the sea through the kitchen and into the dining room and voila a meal that will be remembered for a long time.
But the Fiesta mas grande was when Gillian came in and took over the kitchen to cook up delicious Irish feast for us.
A short stroll of a couple of blocks and you're into town for shopping or just hanging around beautiful Clifden . Getting to Kylemore Abbey, Galway town and the Aran Islands is easy from there.
Somehow Shane was able to order up a week of sunshine for us so we could swim in the pool every day.
I have polled my constituency about our stay for this review and the results are unanimous.
We love this place!!
In a word Stunning
We booked Sunny bank house for our wedding at the start of May 2011. On arrival in the house we were blown away. Believe me when I say that the pictures of this house do not do it justice. We had 15 People staying in the house and it really felt like a home not just a rental. As a wedding venue we could not have asked for more. As a holiday home it is exquisite. On arrival Shane had the fires lit and some goodies for us to nibble. I would recommend this home to anyone who is looking for a truly amazing space and memories that will not soon be forgotten.
Thank you for a wonderful time.
Stayed in the 4 bedroomed seaside cottage over the May bank holiday weekend. We booked this as a surprise for my mother-in-laws 60th birthday. Absolutely fabulous. Would highly recommend this for a family holiday or for 4 couples heading away for a rural break. Clifden is about 5 mins down the road in a car, and cheap as chips in a taxi if you fancy a few pints in the town. Cottage is well kitted out, nicely finished, wifi, sky tv, etc. etc.
Rates: The rates quoted are fully inclusive except for utilities i.e. electricity and oil. These are metered and charged at national domestic rates, as consumed, and are payable on departure. Approx. utilities for a week in Sunnybank House at full occupancy : €250.00 - €350.00 Booking: A 30 % deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance of payment is due by 120 days prior to arrival. If you are booking within 120 days prior to arrival, payment of the full rate is required. Payment: Payment can be made by credit card or by bank transfer. Credit card payments can be made through the secure booking form on our website or over the phone. Cancellations: Cancellations made up to 6 months prior to arrival, all payments will be refunded. Cancellations made up to 120 days prior to arrival, deposit non refundable. Cancellations made within 120 days prior to arrival, full payment is non refundable. In the event that we can re sell cancelled dates, we will refund all payments less the costs of re selling or discounting the rate. Security Deposit: A security deposit will be required on arrival of €1000 and can be paid by credit card only. This is standard procedure in case of breakages, damage or soiling, and we would ask that you inform us of same, should it occur. The deposit will be returned to you on within 14 days All basics are provided including; All linen and towels, loo roll, soap, shampoo, soap and shower gel. Kitchen basics washing up liquid, cloths, tea towels, condiments, oil etc. Peat briquettes and firelighters. We also provide a welcome pack - the contents of which depend on what is available on the day- An example would be ; A selection of Irish cheese, Pate, locally smoked salmon, grapes, lemons, fresh brown bread, milk, butter, Coffee and wine ***Two week stays include full cleaning on the middle saturday*** ** Short breaks/ weekends available from September to May from €3500.00 for a 2 or 3 or 4 night stay*