Off-grid Cabin 2
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Stay in one of our eco friendly cabins, in luxury!

Our brand new micro-cabins are almost 100% off-grid, with a wood burning stove, solar powered lighting, etc.

The leafy outside area has a deck/porch, and a barbecue/patio area solely for guests use.
There's lots to do locally, with beaches nearby, and a short walk will bring you to the heart of this colourful village, with lively pubs, good restaurants, Irish music. Kinvara is an ideal base to explore The Burren.

The space

Cabin 2 has a bedroom, living room/kitchenette, and little shower room/WC. It really is tiny, though slightly bigger than Cabin 1, it measures only 6m x 3.3m in total! It's very bright, with lots of windows, and a skylight. (The bedroom has blackout blinds) Hot water is instant, the shower is good. It's heavily insulated all round, which means it keeps the heat in, and also keeps the summer heat out, so it's a nice ambient temperature. The lighting is powered by a solar panel, and the toilet is a composting type, called a Separett Villa. Check it out online!

Guest access

Outside the cabin, there is a partially covered deck where you can enjoy a coffee in the morning, or a drink in the evening sun. There is also a patio area with a barbecue solely for guests use. The garden is surrounded by hedges, shrubs, flowers and trees, and there is a herb garden to pick from if you are cooking! There are two cabins side by side, so you will possibly have neighbours.

Other things to note

1. PLEASE NOTE: Please check with us before making a booking, if you will not be able to check in between 5-7pm. We may be going out! We will help with an early or late check-in if we can, but we need to know in advance, so please notify us as soon as you know that you will be arriving outside of these times. Due to the nature of the cabins, we cannot do a self- checkin, as there are things we need to explain when you arrive.
2. There is a cigar lighter- type socket in the cabin for charging mobile devices, so best to bring a car charger with you, if you have one. We can possibly help with adaptors if you don't have what you need.
3. We live right next door to a service station, which is not very busy. They have fresh croissants in the morning, and a hot food counter all day!
4. In the winter, the wood burning stove is the only heat source, there is no central heating, so you will be lighting fires to stay warm. It will be warm on your arrival, and we will show you how to light the fire. We supply everything you need for the stove.
5. In the winter months, places to eat out in the village are limited, specially after dark.
6. There's no washing machine, but the filling station right next door has washers and dryers for public use, available 24 hours.
7. We've been included in The Irish Times listing of "50 of the best places to stay, eat and play around Ireland's coastline" in July 2017. See photos.
8. The cabins are in a secluded area at the rear of our garden, and it is largely peaceful and quiet. But, we live on the outskirts of the village, not in a remote part of the countryside, so there will be the noises of village life from time to time.


Amenities
Pets allowed
Free parking on premises
Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 5PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

33 Reviews

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Alex User Profile
November 2017
Really nice people, helpful and friendly. The cabin was perfect and a New expirience which I highly recommend

Michael User Profile
October 2017
Great place. Great location. Nice and private.

Morten User Profile
October 2017
So cosy and nice cabin

Kayla User Profile
October 2017
We dream of coming back to stay in Frank and Catherine's off the grid cabin! Unfortunately, due to the hurricane, we had to relocate to their other listing (the cottage) to stay safe during the storm. That being said, they were so responsive during this process and the cottage where we stayed was perfect. They are easy walking distance to town for a variety of pubs, restaurants, and other conveniences. Would definitely return and recommend to all.
Frank And Catherine User Profile
Response from Frank And Catherine:
Thanks Kayla, come back soon!
October 2017

Carly User Profile
October 2017
The cabin is absolutely amazing and in a great location for exploring Galway! Frank and Catherine were amazing hosts, would highly recommend staying here!

Nadine User Profile
October 2017
This cabin is amazingly cute and cozy, and well equipped for a week-long stay in Kinvara. Catherine gave us a very warm welcome and provided us with some insider tips for exploring the west coast. We would highly recommend staying here if you're looking for a relaxing getaway on the coast.

Chad User Profile
September 2017
The cabin was a perfect comfy little getaway for my wife and I. There was plenty of room to keep our luggage organized and still feel at home. It was nice to be able to cook our own meals without worrying whether there would be cookware. Although we were able to walk down to the town to grab food if we wanted. Frank and Catherine gave great advice on different routes we could take when going to the Cliffs of Moher so we could see all the coastal beauty. Their hospitality is just wonderful!

Kinvarra, IrelandJoined in November 2014
Frank And Catherine User Profile
Interaction with guests

We are both happy to meet and converse with guests. We have been living here for a few years, and Catherine in particular knows lots of great things to do and see locally. Equally, we are happy to leave people to their own peace/sense of adventure, if that's what you prefer.

About Frank And Catherine

I'm a musician, and have done my share of travelling to play music. I toured in Europe and the US a lot in the 90's, when I was based in London. Musically, I've played a lot of traditional Irish music, and lots of jazz, gypsy jazz, bluegrass, etc. I moved back to Ireland in 1998, and recently discovered that my ancestors were from Kinvara! I've also worked as a plumber/handyman, and I built the cabins, and restored the cottage, myself. I love the idea of minimalist living, and have always thought I would like to live in a small space, though I never managed to minimalise my possessions enough! I also love the idea of a dwelling that has no negative impact on the environment, and we've made a lot of effort to ensure that the cabins are almost totally off-grid.
Catherine is from Germany, and arrived here seven years ago. She fell in love with the rugged west coast immediately, and has developed a range of craft jewellery which use local flowers, fauna, and beach stuff. She is passionate about interior design and you can see her artful eye in the interior design of the cabins and the cottage. She is also a keen gardener, and the gardens are bursting with colour in the summer, and she grows salads and other stuff in the polytunnel.

Languages: Deutsch
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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