Heather Lodge, Westport Road, Clifden, Galway H71EY62€550,000

Hotels & B+Bs 380.83 m² / 4099 ft² For Sale C2


DNG Martin O’Connor are delighted to bring this highly successful, excellently located Bed & Breakfast to the market. Heather Lodge is designed and presented in immaculate condition. This stunning 9-bedroom (plus owners bedroom) property, has cleverly separated the owner’s accommodation from the guest accommodation.

Set between the beautiful Sky Road Peninsula and the Twelve Pins Mountain Range, Heather Lodge overlooks Breonna Bainne Lake with the Twelve Pins set as a stunning backdrop. The property is only a short 15-20min walk to Clifden Village making Heather Lodge a very convenient base for those visiting Clifden and the beautiful west coast of Ireland. The property is being sold with all guest accommodation fully furnished, making any sale a smooth transition and is sure to attract both residential and commercial purchasers.

As a family home, it is ideally suited to a growing family looking for space in the countryside yet within easy access to all local services. Equally Heather Lodge will attract interest from guesthouse, banqueting and hoteliers as well as short term rental and holiday home operators.

Originally constructed in 1973, Heather Lodge has been operated by the Delapp family since 1993 and has become one of Clifdens most sought after properties with 5* ratings from both tripadvisor.ie and bookings.com

Internally the property is fully of charm and character and no expense has been spared on the creation of this wonderful home. The reception area is warm and welcoming and gives a small hint of the pleasure that await its guests. The lower floor accommodates a lovely drawing room with open fireplace and large picturesque window with stunning lake views. Double doors connect to the games room with pool table and a cosy seating area to read and relax. The drawing room also gives access to the guests dining area, a spectacular room with a spectacular view and captures the best of the early morning sunshine.

Off the dining room is the heart of this lovely Bed & Breakfast, the kitchen is a very impressive space with cream country style built-in units, rangemaster stove, central island, ample storage and preparation space, dining area for the owners and doorway to a sun-drenched pretty patio area which offers complete privacy.

The owners accommodation is accessed from the rear of the kitchen and accommodations include, office area, utility room, spacious living room with solid fuel stove and views over the pretty gardens, plus a very spacious en-suite bedroom with timber flooring and an abundance of built-in storage.

With one of the properties guest bedrooms situated on the first floor, the remaining 8 and a family bathroom are all located on the first floor. The bedroom on the ground floor is a very spacious family room and offers a double room with a connecting twin room via archway and a roomy en-suite shower room.

On the first floor 6 of the bedrooms are double/triple rooms and 2 are singles, each room unique in shape, aspect and size, all carry the uniform high standard associated with Heather Lodge for the past 24 years. The bedrooms are individually and luxuriously decorated and all boast a seating area, TV, en-suite shower rooms with most of the bedrooms overlooking Breonna Bainne lake and the Twelve Ben mountain range.

Located just 1.5km from Clifden Village, the town has many restaurants and pubs and have traditional music each evening during the summer months. Within a short distance by car there is the Connemara National Park which boasts several good walking routes within the park including a trek up Diamond Hill and Kylemore Abbey is a 20-minute drive.

Horse Riding is available nearby, there are adventure centres, a diving centre plus deep sea and lake fishing. The beaches are lovely, and vary from quiet and tranquil to rugged cliffs, and all with a backdrop of the Twelve Ben mountains.

With impressive N59 frontage, ample parking is offered while the walled front and rear gardens truly compliment the spectacular interior.

With so many amazing features throughout this home viewing is an absolute must in order to appreciate the exceptional design of this property.


Close proximity to Clifden Village
Beautifully presented accommodations
Stunning views
Fishing and Golf within 5kms
Horse riding nearby
15-20min walk to Clifden Village
Private car park
All bedrooms individually decorated
Mature gardens

BER Details

BER: C2 BER No.104305156 Energy Performance Indicator:197.38 kWh/m²/yr


When travelling from Galway City to Clifden on the N59, turn right after Station House Hotel. Drive for 1.5kms and you will arrive at our property on left.

When travelling from Westport to Clifden on the N59 - after you come to the sign "Shanaheever Camp Site" our property is on right, 1.5km from Clifden.