|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
WIFI IS NOW AVAILABLE AT THIS PROPERTY ON A PAY AS YOU GO BASIS.
Set in a small development of holiday homes in a secluded area above Mulranny village, this house offers wonderful views of Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick from the living room.
With 1 double (en suite) and 1 twin room on the ground floor and 1 single room on the first floor the accommodation is suitable for family and friends. There is also a main bathroom upstairs with a bath and shower head and WC downstairs. Kitchen is fully fitted with all mod cons and along with the dining/sitting area is on the first floor.
The shared garden slopes to a gateway which gives access to the adjacent 4* Mulranny Park Hotel with award winning cuisine. Its swimming pool, jacuzzi and gym are open to non-residents.
Walking the quiet back roads from Mulranny are many delightful sandy coves to be discovered and spot the local castle. Mulranny is ideal for walking as there are several marked loop trails which start from Mulranny pier and also from Tiernaur (3miles opp. Nevins pub) and vary from 5 km 7km up to 25km. They include Mulranny loop, Letterkeen loop, Burrishoole trail and Lettermaghera loop and the Greenway track with access directly behind the house.
The fine Nephin mountains behind reward the more serious walker with marvellous views of Bellacragher Bay. A guide can be booked if required.
Of course Croagh Patrick (www. croagh-patrick.com) beckons offering its own superb vistas of Clew Bay. Please do not underestimate this climb.
The dramatic coastline of the 'Atlantic drive' seascape which starts from Mulranny is inspiring.
The beautiful beach and rock pools will keep children very busy.
Charter a boat and go seal watching or if you are lucky spot the dolphins.
Just a 5 minute walk to shops, pub, a wonderful expansive sandy beach, Park Hotel, Great Western Greenway off road cycle/walk trail make this property highly attractive for its convenience to all these amenities.
Behind the property is the exciting newly developed 'Greenway Trail' - a 42km traffic free trail that offers wonderful coastal , lake and mountain scenes.It is very safe for children to walk or cycle and allows visitors to soak up the scenery at their own pace. Bicycles, Kids' tandems and buggy trailers can be hired. Recommend booking in advance.
Mulranny is in the center of Grainuaille's territory the legendary pirate queen whose strongholds include Rockfleet Castle (near Newport), Kildavnet tower (Achill Island) and her castle on Clare Island.
Irish culture and heritage is plentiful in the area and visits are recommended to;
Clare Island with its 12th century Cistercian Abbey, Promontory fort and megalithic court tomb.
Ceide fields in Ballycastle is the most extensive stoneage monument in the world.Dating back 5000 years this extensive site of stone walls and field systems has been preserved beneath the bog. The multi award winning exhibition center- pyramid in shape- is set close to the dramatic cliffs on this part of the atlantic coast.
Museum of Country life in Castlebar.
The Old Schoolhouse Museum which reflects schooling style in the 1920's.
Ballintubber Abbey dates back to 13th Century ( the times of the high kings of the O Connor family )and
the Celtic Furrow visitor center close by to the Abbey.
Ballycroy National Park Visitor centre is very child freindly and interactive- it is possible to touch the beautiful stuffed owl and there are little steps for children to bring them within easy reach of the exhibition pieces.
The property is in a quiet setting and 1/2 hour drive to Achill Island , Westport town and Castlebar town.
Achill Island has surfing, canoeing , sea angling, horse riding. Book in advance.
Westport house and Adventure Park provide fun with thrill rides,slippery dip slide, magical train journey and history that comes alive in the spooky dungeons at the bottom of the house.For older children there is a choice of zorbing, zip wire ride or laser pigeon clay shooting. The town offers an opportunity to shop in its many lovely boutiques.
Western Greenway cycle track is accessible directly behind the porperty.
Castlebar (half hour drive) is the location of the Museum of country life, Royal Theatre, cinema, bowling, quasar, indoor soft ball play area and pool.
For card players there are Bridge and Whist sessions in Park Hotel and Moynish House.
An ideal base for family beach holiday or peaceful retreat for couples and friends, photographers and artists.
€6 per day from September to June
€4 per day from June until August