Cloghaun Luxury Homes

Cloghaun Luxury Homes
Luxurious holiday lodges in Doolin


Cloghaun Luxury Homes is a meticulously restored late 1700s Irish farmstead comprising the main house, The Hawthorn (sleeps 8) and The Hazel (sleeps 4) situated just outside Doolin, Co. Clare, overlooking the Aran Islands and Galway Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. Cloghaun Luxury Homes are available for short and long term stays and can be rented together, or individually.

These properties have been in the Howard family since the 1830s and in 2017 were lovingly restored by a fifth-generation member of the Howard family. The standard of accommodation in both properties is exceptional and has to be seen to be truly appreciated. The restoration successfully marries modern conveniences with style and luxury, while also retaining many original features.

These luxurious holiday lodges are a three-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean, seven minutes drive to Doolin and are adjacent to Ballinalacken Castle Hotel. They are the perfect setting from which to experience Ireland’s majestic Wild Atlantic Way and to explore the unique landscape of the Burren, designated a UNESCO world heritage site. This area of Clare has lots to offer, be it fishing, hill walking, golf, horse riding and much more, all set against the beautiful local scenery. Among the many local attractions are the world-famous Cliffs of Moher, Doolin and Aillwee Caves and Poulnabrone Dolmen.

The Hawthorn, Doolin, Co. Clare

The restoration of The Hawthorn demonstrates tremendous attention to detail and the cottage now spans approx. 3,200 square feet (300 sq metres) and comprises a generous sitting room, separate kitchen and four large bedrooms sleeping 8 in three super king size beds and one king size bed.


A warm welcome awaits…

Cool white walls and warm oak tones, together with coffee-and-cream neutral fabrics, combine to create a spacious ambience throughout this home.

Light the fire, sit back and read a book, play cards or listen to your favourite music… Time really does slow down here!

Beautiful living areas with a solid fuel stove add to the atmosphere of your cozy night in.

The kitchen includes marble worktops as well as a microwave, fridge freezer, hob, oven, coffee maker and a wide range of utensils.

Bedroom 1 – The bedrooms in The Hawthorn are comfortable and generous and you are sure to have a great night’s sleep.

Bedroom 2 – Egyptian cotton linen is paired with luxurious mattresses.

Bedroom 3 – The bedrooms offer views of the stunning local landscape, including the Aran Islands and the unique limestone / karst backdrop of the Burren.

Bedroom 4 – All four bedrooms are luxuriously furnished to ensure you and your guests receive full and restorative sleep during your stay

Enjoy the private outdoor dining area at The Hawthorn.

You will be staying close to Doolin on the Wild Atlantic Way.

The Hazel, Doolin, Co. Clare

The Hazel, spanning approx. 2196 sq feet (205 sq metres) was originally the cow shed! Following an imaginative and elegant restoration it now houses two bedrooms sleeping 4 in two super king size beds, galley kitchen, and a large, double height sitting room. Those staying in the master bedroom will enjoy panoramic views of the Aran Islands and Galway Bay.


This former cow shed has undergone a dramatic transformation.

High ceilings and a solid wood stove enhance the experience of a night in with a glass of wine and good company.

You will find it very easy to relax and get comfortable in the spacious living area in The Hazel.

Bedroom 1 – The master bedroom is on the ground floor and has French doors that open to the paved terrace, providing more views of the Clare landscape and imposing Atlantic Ocean.

Bedroom 2 – Rest assured, you will find the beds in The Hazel extremely comfortable.

The kitchen is fully equipped with marble worktops and a wide range of equipment and utensils.

Soak up the sun in this sun spot while taking in the views.

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