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Excellent 5/5 7 reviews

Front Patio Area

Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A beautiful recently renovated 3 bed, 3 bath bungalow available for holiday rentals. Set on a private .3 acre site, not overlooked, perfect family location. This property is an ideal base for exploring Ireland West and Achill Island. Sitting just 2 mins walk from picturesque Newport Town centre and 200mts from the Mayo Greenway Cycle Track. Beautiful Mulranny beach and Golf just 10 mins drive away and scenic Westport a similar distance.

Some of the local activities include horse riding, cycling, hill walking and fishing, to name but a few. Newport offers a number of restaurants and bars just a mere 200mts stroll from this well equipped property. Check out our photo gallery and website www.kncokardhouse.com

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Mulranny 12 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ireland West Airport (Knock) 65 km, Nearest railway: Castlebar 17 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Secure parking

The North West Ireland region

Mayo stands out as one of Ireland’s most scenic counties. Newport is considered the gateway to North West Mayo. A small town of great historical and natural beauty, just 10 miles from the beautiful and wild Atlantic Ocean.The area has spectacular mountain and coastal scenery completely unspoilt. But while you may gasp in awe at the craggy coastline that’s been lashed by the powerful Atlantic, make sure to remember that there’s a lot more going on in Mayo in the West of Ireland.

Ceide Fields are the oldest known field systems in the world (almost 6000 years old), Croagh Patrick is where Ireland's patron saint fasted for 40 days in 441AD, and Achill Island is a stunning spot on the edge of Western Europe bursting with history and awe-inspiring sights.

And if all that wasn’t enough, there’s an abundance of charming villages to visit from beautifully situated Newport to the peaceful town of Cong.

Newport, County Mayo

There are many sites of historical interest in the surrounding area. Our home is situated just 100mts from the now famous Greenway Cycle and Walking Trail, which stretches from Westport to Achill Island almost 48km.

This trail is one of the largest off road tracks in Europe with spectacular scenery in a natural and safe environment. Newport also affords many family activities including horse riding, hiking, swimming, surfing, golfing, fishing both river and sea all within 10km.

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Review 1-7 of 7

10 Aug 2014

5/5

"Ideal base for exploring Mayo, perfect for families."

Lovely welcome pack on arrival. Great house, lots of space, everything you need for a family holiday. Walking distance to Newport town. 20 minute drive to Keel Beach in Achill it's well worth th… More

27 Apr 2014

5/5

"Great location for cycling the Mayo Greenway"

This house was perfect for our family of 3 boys. We got to cycle and explore the area and found Newport to be a convenient base. The house was close to the village and had plenty of space outside for … More

27 Apr 2014

4/5

"Comfortable relaxing holiday in fantastic location"

We stayed at Knockard for the 1st week of the Easter holidays. Felt like the house had not been rented out for some time but had the most relaxing time! We had plenty of space to accomodate 3 year old… More

8 Jan 2014

5/5

"Beautiful Home & Area"

We stayed here the end of July, what a perfect week to get! Beautiful house with loads of room in the house & space for 4children, garden area & safe from the road. Weather fantastic to cycle the Gree… More

12 Apr 2013

5/5

"Home away from home."

We stayed here in Aug 2012 and again in Apr 2013.
It really is like home away from home for our little family.
Very comfortable, spacious, cosy and so close to pub, greenway, Westport etc.
Very thoughtful welcome pack.
We love it as a base for the green way.
Last year our twins first crawled here - this year they walked their legs off in the house.
I hope next year they will be outside on the swings and slide.
We bring a double bike buggy and they love that too - on green way.
Also discovered that walking the green way is as wonderful as cycling it.
Paula

23 Aug 2012

4/5

"Home from Home in Newport"

My family stayed at Knockard from 4-11 August 2012 and had a wonderful week. House very comfortable and spacious with all mod cons provided and lovely welcome pack on arrival. Deirdre and Donal very keen for guests to have a good time with advice on local area and restaurants. Provided bikes for our use on the Greenway. Achill Island close by and Keel Beach is just the best. Would highly recommend this home for a family holiday and will return

8 Jul 2012

4/5

"Very pleasant home in a pleasant village"

We, a family of 4, spent a great week in April 2012, in this pleasant village of Newport, well located to reach either Connemarea than nothern counties.
The house is very clean, with big beds. And we could have been 2 adults more without any problem.
We recommand the Achil Island, which is gorgeous.
We also ride through the Green Way into splendid landscapes (much nicer to the north than south).
Mary, Deirdre's sister, is very nice and was very helpfull for many things, from the adaptator plug we didn't bring to the place you can find a handmade wool sweater...
We recommand this house, and the kindness of it's owners

We are always pleased to help our visitors in every way we can in order to help them enjoy their holiday in Knockard.

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