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Spectacular property, in a fantastic location with magnificent views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bed, 3.5 bathrooms, comfortable & peaceful

NEW TO MARKET in 2016! This well-furnished, 4 bedroomed (2 en-suite) detached dormer bungalow in Killadoon, 20 min walk to local pub & 7 miles from Louisburgh. Large kitchen/diner, spacious lounge with wood burner, TV, DVD. WIFI, parking, all mod cons - ideally located to explore Wild Atlantic Way, Greenway, fishing, golfing, walking, canoeing, horse riding, cycling, surfing and exploring Westport


Owner
Linda Blyth
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is thanks to the owner Linda and the caretakers and housekeeper that the house was so enjoyable. The view from most windows are spectacular and the garden area seems to be part of the countryside. The house is big and comfortable with brilliant facilities which include 4 bathrooms - useful if you have teenagers in your party. The cottage is in an ideal position for touring the south of Mayo. However there are beautiful beaches, walks and countryside close to the house itself. There are looped walks from Killeen and Louisburgh. Places we visited include: The Doolough Valley which is historical and with breathtaking views. Cong Village - we visited Cong Abbey and 'The Quiet Man' house. Achill Island. Croagh Patrick . The Killary Fjord boat trip. Westport is a lovely town and there are some lovely bars and restaurants close to Westport Harbour. There is so much more to do in the area but we ran out of time.
Jun 2018
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Amenities

Louisburgh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ground floor en-suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs en-suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Guest WC off utility room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Ground floor - with en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Ground floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ground floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , King with en-suite - upstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Perfect base for you to enjoy the West of Ireland - wide selection of activities are available to suit all ages and tastes - from climbing Croagh Patrick, family adventure centre at Westport House to cycling the Greenway or shopping in Castlebar - you will always find something to keep you busy. Excellent restaurants and pubs with traditional music will keep you entertained. You will be spoilt for choice, between Aran Islands, Achill Island or the local islands, a day trip is worth it.

Reviews

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Spectacular property, in a fantastic location with magnificent views
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Excellent house for a family to stay in

  • 5 of 5

This spacious modern house is well equipped and provides excellent accommodation for a family with its two lounges and ensuite facilities. The children loved the farm animals in the fields adjacent to the house. There are excellent beaches in close proximity. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic house

  • 5 of 5

Really loved the area, the house was wonderful - everything you could wish for in a holiday home.

Views were amazing - so comfortable to be able to get a real log fire going.

Great support from the local house keeper and care taker.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments! It was great having you as guests - sorry about the weather! Safe travels.
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5

Good time was had by all. Stunning location

  • 5 of 5

this was one of the most comfortable, well equipped and located houses i've ever rented. And i've been in a load over the years in ireland, many other countries in the EU and in America. There was great walking straight out the door without having to get into the car, and close to the vast empty beaches of white and silver strand. Restful and off the beaten track. If that's what you're after that's what you'll get

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review - delighted you enjoy our home!
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5

Excellent family house

  • 5 of 5

In a great position with lovely sea views,perfect family vacation house.Spotlessly clean,spacious,good quality towels and bed linen.There were five of us staying but were joined at times for meals by other family members staying in Westport and we were all easily accommodated in the kitchen with beautiful views and very good equipment.Both the housekeeper and caretaker called to see if we had everything we needed.

Owner extremely helpful,highly recommend, we hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review! Will try and arrange a few extra days of sunshine for you and the family in 2017!
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5

Great BASECAMP for a lot of things to do in the area of Westport!

  • 5 of 5

We - two families (4 adults, 3 kids) - spent one week in Carraig Ban. After reading the reviews we expected a lot and we were not disappointed at all!!!!!

Linda was really helpful from the very beginning. She answered our questions about coffee-machine etc.very fast and the folder, which she had prepared for her guests, was full of helpful and interesting information about the house and about what to do in the area of Westport.

Carraig Ban is a fully equipped family home! Our kids loved to come back "home" in the evening - so we cooked in this great kitchen and had "dinner with a view" :-) Unfortunately we could not use the terrace quite as much as we would have liked - the weather was more autumn than summer. But everything necessary for a barbecue was there.

We can recommend both the area of Westport and especially Carraig Ban for great family holidays. It's far enough away from "touristic fuss" to enjoy a wonderful deserted beach. But nevertheless close to Westport, Greenway bike path, Croagh Patrick, Lost Valley, Killary Fjord, ... for great outdoor experiences.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Sehr gepflegtes Haus / amazing house

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist exakt so wie beschrieben: frisch renoviert, sehr gepflegt und sauber! Wir haben uns rundum wohl gefühlt. Das Haus ist sehr geräumig. Es ist etwas abseits gelegen, sehr ruhig, so wie man sich das in Irland auf dem Land vorstellt. Die Ocean Lodge ist in 15 min Fußweg gut erreichbar. Wir waren mit 5 Personen Mitte Mai dort und hatten mit dem Wetter Glück! Linda antwortet immer schnell auf E-Mails und hält viele Informationen zu Ausflugszielen, Restaurants etc. bereit. In Louisburgh können wir das "The Country Kitchen" empfehlen. Von außen sieht man nicht, welch ein süßes Restaurant sich hier versteckt. Das Essen ist Hausgemacht und exzellent. Wir können das Haus von Lynda sehr empfehlen!

The house was just as we had imagined. We had an amazing time staying in such a well kept, clean and spacious house. Everything was just as described. With the fairly remote location and only a few other houses nearby you are in for an amazing view and a quiet stay just as you would expect of rural Ireland. During our stay in mid-May we were extremely lucky with the weather and could do all sorts of activities. The provided Information about all sorts of Things (ranging from destinations for trips to recommendations of Restaurants) was extremely helpful and Linda responded quickly to any questions we had by E-Mail. To add onto that list we recommend "The Country Kitchen" in Lousiburgh. Even tough it`s very small the Food is all homemade and just amazing.

To summarise we can only recommend the house.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stephanie for your kind words, delighted we could arrange the good weather too! Take care, and hope to see you again soon - Linda
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Knock - West of Ireland
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Ocean Lodge
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Westport
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Louisburgh
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Various
Car: necessary

Wild Atlantic Way

For all you need to know about the West of Ireland - http://www.wildatlanticway.com

Westport Town

Fantastic website to help you enjoy your trip - http://www.destinationwestport.com

Achill Island

Achill’s stunning landscape and rich history is a haunting reminder of The Famine, with the deserted village a haunting reminder. From scenic attractions, five Blue Flag beaches, you will have the opportunity to look out for dolphins and basking sharks both of which are common sights in the waters around Achill, and whales can be seen further offshore.

Checkout the website - http://www.achilltourism.com

Greenway

Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or haven’t been on a bicycle for years, the 42km World Class Great Western Greenway is fantastic. This is the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland and it’s on your door step. This is a traffic free cycling and walking trail which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937. Additional information including bike hire visit their website - http://www.greenway.ie

Aran Islands

Fly or take the ferry to these fantastic islands – http://www.aranislands.com

Croagh Patrick

St Patrick’s sacred mountain is an archaeological heritage site in the town of Murrisk. Magnificent views of Clew Bay and surrounding countryside, follow in St Patrick’s footsteps and meet people from far and near. The visitors centre is opposite the National Famine Monument.

Business Website Address: http://www.croagh-patrick.com

Business Phone Number: 00 353 (0)98 64114

Westport House

Try Something New - Adventure West operates from the grounds of Westport House. Try Abseiling, Snorkeling, Zorbing, Zipwire, Costarring, Hillwalking, Rock-Climbing.For family fun, sky-high action or how about some awe-inspiring heritage. Activities are indoor/outdoor and they have regular events, so check out their websites.

Business Website Address: http://www.westporthouse.ie

Business Website Address: http:/www.adventurewest.ie

Business Phone Number: 00 353 (0)87 362 7828

Clare Island Ferries

Business Website Address: http://www.clareislandferry.com

Business Phone Number: +353 (0)86 851 5003

Delphi Lodge Country House and Fishery

Business Website Address: http://www.delphilodge.ie

Business Phone Number: +353 (0)95 42222

Surf Mayo - School of Surfing

Business Website Address: http://www.surfmayo.com

Business Phone Number: +353 (0)87 778 6821

Archaeological Trail Clew Bay Archaeological Trail

Telling a story 6,000 years in the making and 35km long, Clew Bay in County Mayo is one of Ireland’s most spectacular sea inlets. From rock art dating back to the megalithic age, to the home of Ireland’s Pirate Queen, this trail takes in 21 archaeological and heritage sites. Key places on the trail to visit in this area are;

• Clapper Bridge at Bunlahinch

• Clare Island Abbey

• Granuaile’s Castle

All you need to bring is a sense of adventure and for more places to visit on the trail see http://www.clewbaytrail.com

GOLFING

Golf is a popular game among all age groups, and here in county Mayo we have a lot of golf courses. Should you be one of those who love the sport then Louisburgh is an ideal place to stay with an abundance of courses near-by.

Below are some of the courses with details of how to contact them.

Westport Golf Club

Carrowholly

Westport

County Mayo

Ireland

Tel: 098 28262

Email: karen@westportgolfclub.com

Web: www.westportgolfclub.com

Castlebar Golf Club

Rocklands

Castlebar

County Mayo

Ireland

Tel: 094 9021649

Email: info@castlebargolfclub.com

Web: www.castlebargolfclub.ie

Achill Golf Club

Keel

County Mayo

Ireland

Tel: 098 43456

Email: achillislandgolfclub@gmail.com

Web: www.achillgolf.com

FIRE PACK/FUEL & BBQ SUPPLIES

There will be a starter pack for you, so you can light the fire on your arrival. Additional fuel can be purchased from O’Malley’s, Louisburgh (into the town, turn right at the cross roads, pass the West View Hotel. Beyond the national school on your left, the stores will be further up the road on your right).

Business Phone Number: +353 (0)98 66146

SUPERMARKET/NEWSAGENTS/BAKERY/HOUSEHOLD GOODS

There will be a WELCOME PACK, containing the basics, tea, coffee, sugar, milk and bread for you on arrival.

Additional supplies can be picked up on your way through Louisburgh itself, at Durkan’s Gala Shop on Bridge Street. Business Phone Number: 353 (0)98 66394

BUTCHER

There is an excellent butcher, well stocked with local produce in Louisburgh – Durkan’s Butchers also on Bridge Street – a few doors away from the supermarket.

Business Phone Number: 353 (0)98 23989

Murrisk Shellfish

Murrisk Shellfish are on the square in Louisburgh each Wednesday and Friday 9.30am to 5pm, where you will have the opportunity to buy local fresh fish – really worth the trip.

Business Phone number 353 (0)87 9882522

PUBS & RESTAURANTS

If cooking or getting the BBQ going i

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70.5
Refundable Damage Deposit $293.74

No pets
No smoking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.