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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 48km

This lovely cottage is set in a tranquil rural setting overlooking rolling pasturelands and quiet country meadows. The cottage has been comfortably furnished and is perfect for a relaxing holiday in the Irish countryside.

This is an ideal touring base. 1.5 miles from Kilmaine village. 3 miles from Ballinrobe town 15 miles Claremorris and 30 miles from Knock Airport. 22 miles from lively Castlebar, 26 miles Galway City, Westport 23 miles

Shop, Pub, - Kilmaine Golf , Cycling, Fishing, Shooting, Hill Walking, Horse Racing - all nearby, Beach 25 miles.

Oil fired central heating on a meter is additional cost, Electricity by meter read is additional cost - both payable when leaving.

Solid fuel stove with starter pack.

Linen and towels included.

Cot, travel cot & high chair available on request if required. TV, , Radio Internet Access

Fridge with small ice box, microwave, washing machine, hairdryer, iron

Garden furniture incl BBQ, private off road parking..

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Westport 48 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Knock Airport 54 km, Nearest railway: Claremorris 24 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The North West Ireland region

Mayo is Ireland's third biggest county and an exciting blend of rugged mountain trails and beautiful beaches set in the Western coastline. With a host of small villages dotted about the coastal area Mayo is suited to people trying to indulge themselves. Mayo also includes Ireland's largest island. Achill Island is accessible from the mainland by bridge. Its magnificent sandy beaches, sea cliffs and warm hospitality bring visitors back again and again for holidays. The famous Atlantic Drive takes you on a journey of scenic splendour, a must for all visitors to Achill. For the more adventurous Achill boasts no less than two adventure centres which offer the best in windsurfing, sailing, abseiling, diving and many other activities.

Watersports are popular all over the county. Whether on the coast or by the idyllic shores of Loughs Corrib, Carra, and Mask, freshwater fishing and angling are hugely popular. And whole those who like to fish do so there is a wealth of wildlife on the coast or in the lakes. Tours are available of favourite haunts of everything from otters to dolphins. The town of Westport is especially suitable for those with a love of fishing no matter what style or type you prefer.

Mayo also contains one of the world's most famous sites of religious pilgrimage in Knock. The Marian Shrine there is visited every year by hundreds of thousands of people and an airport was built to cater to the increasing number of visitors.

Visit www.irelandslakedistrictheritage.ie for more information

Ballinrobe

Westport 20 miles; Galway 30 miles.

Ballinrobe is a lively market town on the River Robe in County Mayo, close to Lough Mask, Lough Carra and Lough Corrib . Ballinrobe is known as the lake angling centre of the west, and with 60,000 acres of lough fishing, and miles of river fishing close by.

Geographically, it is ideally located as a touring base for those wishing to explore Galway, Mayo and west Ireland. Dating back to the 1300s, Ballinrobe is believed to be the oldest town in South Mayo, and is surrounded by many features of archaeological, architectural, historic and ecological interest.

The town offers a championship 18 hole golf course and the award winning Ballinrobe Race Course holds Spring and Summer horse racing meetings. Horse riding, cycling and hill walking are also catered for in the area.

For day trips, the stunning Mayo coastline can be easily reached in half an hour, and a visit to the world-famous Connemara National Park, with its breathtaking walks and amazing scenery, makes for an unforgettable day trip.

Driving Times:

•Knock Airport - 30 miles; 44 mins

•Dun Laoghaire ferry - 170 miles; 3 hrs 27 mins

Area:

•Nearest shop, pub town, Kilmaine, 1.5 miles

•Nearest beach; Westport, 22 miles

•Public Transport: Regular daily Bus Service within walking distance of property

•Fishing – Excellent lough and river fishing can be enjoyed in the area

•Galway City – Purchase souvenirs or experience the 'craic' in one of the many bars and pubs

•Ashford Castle – This medieval castle is well worth a visit

Daytrip:

•Connemara National Park – Spend a day exploring this stunning National Park

Visit www.irelandslakedistrictheritage.ie for more information about Ballinrobe

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Review 1-4 of 4

2 Jan 2014

5/5

"absolutley fantastic cottage, location fab, cleanand comfortable rooms"

This cottage was everything we needed - a home from home - it had all we required microwave, washing machine, oven, tv etc . it was absolutely clean and in very good maintained order nothing was broke… More

18 Sep 2013

5/5

"lovely cottage with everything you need including plenty of quiet"

We received a very friendly welcome from Mary who made sure everything was ready for us and she even got the fire going for us. The cottage is very clean and well equipped with plenty of space. There … More

26 Aug 2013

5/5

"this is a traditional yet stylish cottage on a working farm near the Irish "Lake District", we loved it."

Very well kitted out, lovely furniture, and well stocked kitchen. Spacious and attractive building. Very friendly owners who attend to everything promptly. We particularly enjoyed lighting the stove f… More

8 Aug 2013

5/5

"Excellent Stay"

We stayed at this cottage for a week and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is remote but an excellent base for seeing the area - most places are within a half hour drive e.g. Westport, Galway,… More

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