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An Irish Idyll: 5 Dreamy HomeAway & VRBO Vacation Rentals In Ireland

An Irish Idyll: 5 Dreamy HomeAway & VRBO Vacation Rentals In Ireland
Eunice
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Ancient landscapes, brooding cliffs, and lush hills; Ireland is untamed yet full of magic and mysteries. It is no wonder that Ireland’s landscapes have jolted the imaginations and inspired the minds of many writers. Surrounded by rolling green hills and an occasional glimpse of sunshine, Ireland has a dreamy and otherworldly quality to it.

Here are 5 dreamy HomeAway and VRBO vacation rentals in Ireland to spark your fantasies:

1. Cosy Cottage Style Apartment In Historic Dublin (From 119 USD)

This cottage-style apartment is conveniently situated close to ‘The Dubline’ Dublin Discovery Trail, which includes Kilmainham Gaol and Courthouse and The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Ireland’s oldest public building dating back to 1684. The War Memorial Gardens are also a short walk away.

With a bus stop almost directly outside the building and the Luas (light rail / tram system) a 5-minute walk away, you have easy access to all that Dublin has to offer.

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Laid out like a traditional Irish cottage, the apartment is cosy and welcoming. Soft white curtains gently filter sunlight in, illuminating the space. The leather pull-out double sofa bed in the living room provides extra sleeping accommodation for 2.

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The apartment sits at the rear of the building at street level. As it overlooks the patio, you will be guaranteed a quiet night’s sleep undisturbed by any traffic noise. If necessary, a foldaway bed / cot can be provided if your child needs it.

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Homemade pies baking in the oven, a fragrant stew simmering on the stove. Get your groceries from the nearby supermarkets and get cracking. The kitchen is well equipped to whip up a tasty meal.

Cosy Cottage Style Apartment In Historic Dublin, Near Kilmainham Gaol

Area: Dublin

Price: From 119 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. River views: Fantastic Apartment in Temple Bar, Dublin (From 231 USD)

The Temple Bar area is well known for its cultural institutions and lively nightlife. Right in the cultural heart of Dublin, this 2-bedroom apartment will comfortably fit your party of 6.

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The common area is spacious, furnished with a large wooden dining table and a comfy sofa that doubles up as a pull-out bed.

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The 2 bedrooms both have a double bed and one of the bedrooms open up to a private balcony.

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The small table in the kitchen looks right out over the river and Dublin’s historical bridges and quays. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee or evening drink with this view.

Fantastic Apartment in Temple Bar

Area: Lower Exchange Street, Dublin

Price: From 231 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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3. Coastal luxury: 5-star modern home with fantastic views, Clare (From 305 USD)

Surrounded by rural Irish landscapes and framed by the hills of Kerry, this luxurious house is filled with the essence of Ireland and can accommodate a large group of 10. This property is perfect for a huge family getaway with plenty of space for the kids to roam and the adults to relax.

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Situated near the Cliffs of Moher, this spectacular house offers breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean.

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From the comfort of the spacious living room, you can admire the changing colours of the Atlantic, with the ocean and tide pools visible through the full-length glass doors. A feature stone fireplace divides the living area and the dining area.

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The master bedroom takes up most of the first floor space and looks out over the deep blue ocean. The bathroom here is open plan so you can soak in the Jacuzzi tub and enjoy the view from there.

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The children will delight in this vibrant bedroom, furnished with four single adult-sized beds arranged in a bunk style.

5 Star Luxury Modern Spectacular Coastal Home Fantastic Views

Area: Clare

Price: From 305 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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4. Family retreat: beautiful house with uninterrupted sea views, Magheracar (From 408 USD)

Overcrowding will never be an issue in this huge clifftop 6-bedroom house that can fit 14. Gather all your family members for some multi-generational bonding time!

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This retreat affords uninterrupted sea views of Donegal Bay, Killybegs, St John’s Point, Slieve League, and the Dartry Mountains.

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In fine weather, the outdoor deck is a lovely spot to chill out and just enjoy watching the ebb and flow of the waves.

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Fall asleep to the gentle lull of waves outside the window in the master bedroom.

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There’s plenty of stuff to keep you occupied indoors. How about a game of billiards?

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The children will have a ball at the play area!

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If the weather outside is frightful, make yourself comfortable in the sitting room with logs crackling in the fireplace.

Unique Luxurious Accommodation with Uninterrupted Sea Views

Area: Magheracar

Price: From 408 USD

Number of Guests: 14

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5. Five-star comfort: luxurious 3 bedroom apartment in mews building, Dublin (From 630 USD)

This apartment puts you in a quiet area that’s close to everything, with most sites of interest in Dublin within walking distance.

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Originally a carriage house, the renovated apartment still retains a touch of rustic charm while being modern and chic. The light-filled open-plan kitchen and common areas showcase the charm of the high wood ceiling and original painted stone walls.

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Fine Italian furniture, a Bose TV, and a superb sound system create the perfect space to spend a lazy afternoon dozing off on the couch or chilling with some drinks in the evenings.

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The master bedroom is elegant, with overhead windows so you can admire the night sky before you drift off to sleep.

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The beautiful bathrooms deserve 5-star ratings all on their own.

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The master bedroom leads out to a private outdoor deck with a hot tub and outdoor shower. Relax with a glass of champagne in hand and just listen to the sounds of the city going about its daily business.

Luxurious three bedroom apartment in Mews building

Area: Dublin

Price: From 630 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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Céad mile fáilte (a hundred thousand welcomes)!

Ireland will definitely greet you with a hundred thousand welcomes, a Gaelic saying commonly used to greet visitors. Experience the hospitality of the Irish and feel right at home, no matter which HomeAway and VRBO vacation rental you might choose. Warm greetings, incredible landscapes, and dreamy homes will make your Irish holiday a lovely one indeed.

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Eunice became hooked on travelling 2 years ago when she embarked on a student exchange programme in Stuttgart, Germany. Among the many places she’s visited, Europe has captured (most of) her heart...Read more

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