Historic Private House Accommodation in the Burren
Welcome to Mount Vernon, a lovely Georgian Villa of great charm and interest. Built in 1788 on the Burren coastline of County Clare, the house has fine views over Galway Bay and the surrounding area.
The well proportioned reception rooms contain fine antique furniture, comfortable sofas, paintings and interesting artifacts collected from our extensive travels, all set off by the calm green and gold motif of the rooms. Open fires in the sitting room and library add a warmth and welcome to these lovely rooms. The library opens onto a sheltered terrace and a walled garden of rose beds, herbaceous borders, fruit trees and some immense trees believed to have been a gift from George Washington.
Located on the Wild Atlantic Way
Mount Vernon is home to Mark Helmore and in recent years has been sensitively restored to provide warmth, comfort and stylish accommodation while retaining its original delightful character. More …
Relax, unwind and de-stress in the West of Ireland. Guided Walks in the Burren or day trips to nearby islands – the local area has a wealth of activities and attractions for guests to enjoy. More …
Sunlit in the mornings, the dining room is at the front of the house overlooking the sea. The glow of twilight reflects off the cliffs opposite and the occasional boat sails past. More …
We can provide guests with picnic hampers; ideal for sight-seeing trips exploring the Burren region
We also offer Afternoon Tea in the walled garden at Mount Vernon – only available to prearranged groups of maximum 12 persons.
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