Luishne na Maidne


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6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 3 bathrooms
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Luishne na Maidne (First blush of Morning) is perched on the north eastern shelf of the Caherragh valley in the heart of Burren, County Clare. It has been famously described as 'having it's own private sky and private horizon'. Here, in this protected landscape, farmers and it's other inhabitants co-exist with nature. It is not commercially developed and it's pastures, hills and fields still resonate the names that were given them by our ancestors.

The space
I suppose one of the most noticeable qualities of the valley is it's ethereal stillness which is a much deeper level than the absence of noise. This abode was carved into a shelf as close as possible to the natural 'grikes and clints' if the Burren limestone. It is surrounded by a vast array of typical examples of Burren topography and an amazing selection of the world renowned Fauna and Flora.

'Luishne na Maidne' hosts the possibility of being either a retreat and/or an adventure, whichever your heart desires! Prior to the famine(September 1845-1852) this valley supported up to 100 dwellings and had a high survival rate due to it's closeness to the sea where people had their own plot of shoreline, They were able to harvest seaweed (fertiliser for their gardens) and had a vast knowledge of all the bounty it had to offer in terms of food. This valley has many untouched physical links to Irelands past which act as portals back to another time.

The name of the abode is 'Luishne na Maidne' (Phonetically; Lush-ne na Modina) which is Irish for that beautifully descriptive term 'First Blush of the morning'. Where this abode is situated it gets the first reaching embrace of the morning sun as it creeps across the valley filling the air with light, heat and energy.

Because this dwelling is on the 1st floor, it boasts the most spectacular views of an untouched Burren landscape. From the front you can observe the Caherragh river meandering it's way along the valley floor to the sea, it's the only river in the Burren that continues overland from source to sea, all the rest of them disappear through the porous limestone. On evenings when the shyness of the Irish sun relents, you can be witness to the most beautiful sunset as it leaves our valley and slips gently down behind the sea.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Travel cot

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Where you’ll be

County Clare, Ireland

The Fanore costal road is part of the 'Wild Atlantic Way'. It has a fantastic beach and a wonderful view of the Aran Islands.

The centre of Fanore is three minutes further on from the beach and provides a shop, post office, fishing tackle outlet, restaurant and pub. The local shop provides all the basic necessities but for a larger shop you may need to travel to Ennistymon or Kinvara both approximately 30 minutes away.
There are numerous walking trails in this Valley which provide either gentle or more advanced hiking, they present spectacular views and a freshness of air that invigorates mind, body and soul.

Caher Bridge garden is within walking distance of the house. It's well worth a visit for garden lovers.

The local pub ' O Donohues' serves food until 9:00pm during the summer months. It has the unique character of the traditional country-style pub. The restaurant 'Vasco's' is across from the pub and presents a varied menu of organic food.

Doolin which is about 20 minutes along the road is a mecca for Irish traditional music. Here, there are numerous ferries sailing to The Aran Islands. Doolin has many pubs and restaurants to choose from.

The world renowned 'Cliffs of Moher' are approximately a 35 minute drive away and are a must see for all visitors to the area.

Hosted by Eilish

  1. Joined in July 2018
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Check-in: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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