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"Franks Cottage" Mayo Holiday

from £27 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

12 reviews

from £27 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.

Part of the welcoming committee.. They are always on the look out for visitors and carrots!!

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Frank's Cottage is a traditionally styled cottage but modernised to make your stay comfortable and welcoming!

The sitting room is the heart of this home with wood panelled high ceilings and the wood burning stove - heated with turf from our own bog! You enter the smaller of the two bedrooms from here - with its two single beds this room still maintains the traditional feel. From the sitting room you enter the modern country kitchen with seating for 6 and a fully equipped kitchen. While having your breakfast, you can look out into the fields and watch the donkeys playing! The Double bedroom is accessed through the kitchen and this is a large room with plenty of wardrobe space and room for an extra single bed or toddler bed (upon request). The utility room connects the kitchen with both the back door and the large shower room (with electric shower). There is a washer/dryer in the utility room as well as cleaning supplies.

Heating is provided through oil fired central heating which is on a timer.This can be adjusted to suit your schedule. This is supplemented with the wood burning stove and turf is provided for your use. All heating and electricity is included in the price. We ask all guests to clean up after themselves and to leave the cottage in the same condition in which they found it.

We have crafts from local Mayo craftspeople now available for purchase in the cottage.

Starter supplies are provided in our welcome basket and in relevant areas which consist of toilet roll, paper kitchen towels, firelighterin the stove, turf, washing tab, dish wash detergent and cleaning cloth, cleaning supplies, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, scones, butter, jam!!

The cottage is located in a quiet, rural area, 5 miles from the neighbouring towns of Charlestown and Ballaghaderreen. Sometimes the only noise is the sound of farm animals and birds chirping!

There is no public transit within walking distance, so a car is a very good idea.

One of the best loved aspects about Frank's Cottage are the two very friendly donkeys who are sure to give you a big, warm welcome!

We normally try to greet our guests but because our check in is flexible we may not always be home ( or awake!) when guests arrive. We will have as much or as little contact depending on what each guests want! We live next door to the property


*Families with young children staying more than 2 nights - please indicate the number of children and their ages to apply for this discount

*Guests staying 3-5 nights will be given a discount off the nightly rate.

A local shop/pub is just 2 miles away, while neighbouring towns 5 miles away in Charlestown Co. Mayo and Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon offer pubs, restaurants and shops. Further afield are the bigger towns of Castlebar (35 min), Sligo (55 min) and Carrick on Shannon (45 min) with a variety of activities, restaurants, and shops. Knock Shrine is a 25 minute drive and Galway City about 1 1/2 hours.

This is a great property for families and couples alike!

Knock Airport and car rental is 10 miles away. Local bus services available in nearby towns, 5 miles away, with transport to many destinations. Two train lines are available, each about a 25 minute drive away.

If there is anything else we can do to make your stay more comfortable, please let us know :)

We have two very friendly donkeys and a horse, who love nothing more than to be fed a carrot or given a pet!

Safe, secure online booking through this site!

Check in days/times are flexible.

We live onsite and are available to meet guests. Welcome basket and information pack provided.

We have a sister property available as well which is listed as "Ballaghaderreen Holiday Home"

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 12:00
Nearest beach Strandhill/Enniscrone 40 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ireland West Airport Knock 10 km, Nearest railway: Castlerea, Boyle 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

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2 May 2013


"Home away from home!"

We stayed at Franks' Cottage last summer while on vacation in Ireland. We had an awesome time! The cottage is in a beautiful area and it was a good base to tour Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. There are bikes to ride or you can take a walk down the country road. The cottage was bright, very clean and neat. Perfect for a family of four. The beds were very comfortable and the bedding was warm as it was still pretty cold at that time of year! There is a stove that burns peat logs. They had hairdryers, washer/dryer and full kitchen. The view of the countryside was wonderful and we enjoyed watching the donkey's in th back yard. Judy and Seamus are very friendly and welcoming. They were great hosts! Can't wait to go back!

We loved having you and your family as guests! So glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to a return trip?!

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