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SPACIOUS SHORE-SIDE BUNGALOW IN AN EXCLUSIVE AND HISTORIC LOCATION

Ivor O'Boyle

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, swedish
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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SPACIOUS SHORE-SIDE BUNGALOW IN AN EXCLUSIVE AND HISTORIC LOCATION

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

County Mayo Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Self catering 3 bedroom bungalow, sleeps 6

This is a beautifully located bungalow situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. This spacious property consists of 3 double bedrooms, 2 large reception rooms, a kitchen, a modern fitted bathroom and an additional shower room. The master bedroom and front living room overlook the ocean and the rear of the property has open rural views stretching to the mountains and the nearby Rockfleet, or Carrickahowley, Castle. A few minutes’ walk along the sea front will take you to this 16th century castle, which was once the home of the Irish pirate queen, Grace O’Malley, or Granuaile. Also within easy walking distance along the sea front is Roigh Pier with a small harbour of local fishing boats. Fishing and sight-seeing trips can be arranged from here. The immediate area provides excellent walking opportunities, including the Furnace lakes, Shramore and Letterkeen forest and the Nephin mountain range. Both stylish and cosy, this bungalow is perfect for couples, families and groups.

Near the sea:

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ivor O'Boyle (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, swedish

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421747
-+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

Lovely property. Great position.

  • 5 of 5
The owner was always very helpful and quick with responses to any questions we had before our stay.

We were looking for a peaceful off the beaten track location for our holiday and we got it! Looking out of the front windows onto bays and islands was idyllic, with the sea a safe, but exciting, 30 yards from our front door when the tide was in.

Nevins pub, just a couple of miles from the house serves great food at reasonable prices, and to top it all they offered free transport to and from their pub, which we gladly accepted. They had live music from local musicians on a couple of nights on the week we were there, which was also great.

We hired bikes from James, recommended by Nevins, and that also worked out really well. James will deliver and collect the bikes from anywhere you want in the local area, but for a first trip we set off from the house and joined the Greenway (the longest in the UK at 42km?) about 1/4 mile away, and made our way up to Achill Island which was a lovely ride....quite a way though...but you wouldn't have to go so far if you didn't want to - There are a few tea shops and shops on the way. We would recommend Yvonne Café as it was traditional, welcoming but with a sad story to tell. For a second bike trip we had the bikes delivered to the hotel before the bridge that goes to Achill Island, then we set off onto the Island turning left along the Atlantic Drive, which has stunning scenery. Again the maps are good and you can cycle as far as you like.

One of the highlights for us happened after the 2nd cycle ride when we got in our car to tour the rest of Achill Island....during the short trip we spotted a pod of about 20 dolphins frolicking about 70 meters off shore. We watched them for about 1/2 hour, then drove to the end of the Island. On our journey back about 1/2 hour later, we spotted them again about 1km down the coast. We have certainly never seen so many dolphins in that scenario before.

You must take the walk / hike up Croagh Patrick, which is just the other side of Westport - Not for the faint hearted, but having said that there seem to be a lot of 70yrs plus walking along side of us!!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421747
-+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
4

Excellent rock pool and crabbing.

  • 4 of 5
Quiet location on the seashore, good size, well equipped kitchen, cosy and comfortable. Prompt and helpful owner. Recommend for families with children - wellies,crablines and buckets provided. Stunning views from the front door. Very close to the Greenway cycle route (15 minutes cycle), midway between Mulranny and Westport. Two mountain bikes available, and options to hire locally. Good range of shops in nearby Newport
Convenient for Croagh Patrick, Furnace Lakes and Achill Island.
1 1/2 hrs drive from Knock Airport.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421747
-+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

vacances parfaites

  • 5 of 5
Si j'avais un peu peur de m'être trompée dans le choix (pas toujours évident sur internet) de ce cottage, mon inquiétude s'est vite envolée en arrivant devant la maison.
Très bien équipée, propre, beaucoup de place (nous sommes une famille de 2 adultes et 4 enfants), des chambres spacieuses, un très bon accueil à notre arrivée et plein de brochures sur les activités à faire avec cartes à l'appui, bref les vacances commençaient bien.
Quant à l'environnement proche du cottage : le paradis des enfants: les moutons, les vaches, les mouvements de la marée, le port, les oiseaux qui viennent manger sur la terrasse et bien sur une des tours de la reine des pirates !!
La maison est en outre très bien située. Nous avions loué une voiture et avons pu bouger et visiter beaucoup de choses : le croagh Patrick, l'abbaye de Kylmore, le parc national du Connemara, les balades à pieds et à vélo sur le Greenway, Achill Island ... Et la ville de Westport que toute la famille a trouvé très belle et conviviale.
Nous avons passé de si bonnes vacances que personne n'arrivait à quitter le cottage et qu'il a été difficile de reprendre le chemin du retour.
Nous n'oublierons pas l'accueil chaleureux des irlandais et ce cottage dans lequel et autour duquel nous avons trouvé tout ce dont nous avions besoin pour de bonnes et agréables vacances.
Quant aux différents contacts avec le propriétaire, M. O'Boyle, ils ont été très chaleureux et mes enfants ont particulièrement apprécié l'envoi d'une petite carte pour la Saint Patrick avec le petit Leprechaun.
Ce qui leur a donné envie de connaitre son histoire, sa légende.
Pour tous ceux qui voudraient partir en Irlande et hésiteraient sur ce cottage, n'hésitez plus.
Si vous aimez la campagne, le calme, la mer, la montagne alors vous trouverez tout cela à Rockfleet.
Merci pour ces vacances pour lesquelles d'ailleurs la location était abordable.
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421747
-+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

A superb cottage and location!

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed in a number of holiday cottages in the UK and Ireland over the past several years, and this ranks near the top. The location is sublime, the cottage is beautifully situated and well equipped, was easy to find, and we were greeted by the owner's representative who was nearby if any problems arose (none did). We would recommend this cottage to anyone visiting the area.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421747
-+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

So amazing we didn't want to leave!

So amazing we didn't want to leave!
  • 5 of 5
The bungalow was everything it said it would be, and more... We immediately felt at home. We were met by the caretaker for the house. She was welcoming, warm and friendly. She is a wealth of knowledge for the area and was available any time we had questions. The history of the area and the beauty of the location were awesome. We varied our stay alternating visiting local areas like Achill Island , Mulranney, Westport, Croagh Patrick, the Foxford Woolen Mills, Ballintuber Abbey, and longer trips to Belleek, The Burren, Doolin and Connemara. all making for a good day journey exploring Ireland. I would definitely recommend this beautiful house. In fact we are talking about renting is next year.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p421747
-+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

A Perfect Holiday Cottage

  • 5 of 5
Our two-week sojourn in this Rockfleet cottage was delightful. The house was spacious and well equipped. The front living room and rear den were both large rooms with comfortable furniture and wonderfully large windows and/or sliding doors to provide light. The front parlor looks onto a gorgeous cove of Clew Bay; the rear affords a view of green fields, where sheep are pastured. We cooked in the kitchen on a daily basis and found it a pleasure to use. The bedrooms and front bathroom were newly renovated, providing first-class accommodation. The cottage's contact person, who lived up the road, was not only solicitous and cordial but also an excellent housecleaner. In sum, this rental was a gem.

The surrounding area was no less disappointing. The hamlet of Rockfleet is picturesque and offers all kinds of opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, and other water sports, but we mostly enjoyed walking the many footpaths around Clew Bay. (Biking is popular in this area.) Touring Achill Island and other destinations in County Mayo, whose scenery is breathtaking, provides a wealth of choice for day trips. The nearby town of Newport has shops and pubs to enjoy (though no bank!) and the bustling city Westport has much charm. This quiet, well-appointed bungalow and its surrounding region offers the visitor a versatile combination of relaxation and activity.

I highly recommend this bungalow to others. In fact, it is my firm intention to rent this cottage again.
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Knock
Nearest Ferry
280 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Westport
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The property is situated on the shores of Clew Bay in Co. Mayo on the west coast of Ireland. In the immediate vicinity are Newport (4 miles), with its shops, bars and restaurants and Mulranny (5 miles), with its blue flag beaches and a beautiful 9 hole links golf course. 15 miles away in Westport and Castlebar there are superb 18 hole golf courses. The house also provides a perfect base to explore Achill Island, Westport and Connemara.

Other Activities: shellfish picking

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Rates & Availability

From €490 Per week

County Mayo Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas and New year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
€93
 
 
Off peak
Jan 3 2015 - Feb 13 2015
7 night minimum stay
€70
 
 
February half term
Feb 14 2015 - Feb 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
€550
 
 
Off peak
Feb 21 2015 - Apr 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
€70
 
 
Easter
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
€650
 
 
Early spring
Apr 18 2015 - May 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
€550
 
 
Spring
May 2 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
€620
 
 
Summer
May 23 2015 - Jul 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
€680
 
 
High season
Jul 18 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
€750
 
 
Late summer
Aug 22 2015 - Sep 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
€680
 
 
Autumn
Sep 19 2015 - Oct 23 2015
7 night minimum stay
€620
 
 
October half term
Oct 24 2015 - Oct 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
€650
 
 
Off peak
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Christmas & New year
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
€90
 
 
Off peak
Jan 2 2016 - Feb 12 2016
7 night minimum stay
€70
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Bookings can be confirmed with a non-returnable* deposit of 20%. Full amount payable 3 weeks before arrival date.

*Unless rebooked
No additional charges apply.

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Amenities

County Mayo Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 147 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The main bathroom is modern and fully tiled with a heated towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • For larger groups a 4th bedroom can be made available by arrangement. This consists of 1 double bed, 1 double bunk bed and two single bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Additional utility area has a washing machine, drying area, ironing board and sink.

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