Lakeshore Lodge

Burkes Island near Ballinrobe, County Mayo (Ref. 4071)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV

The property

This delightful, single storey Ballinrobe cottage is situated in a superb location, on the very edge of the famous Lough Mask, on the Burkes Island Peninsula, six miles from the lively market town of Ballinrobe, County Mayo. This spacious and comfortable Ballinrobe cottage has large rooms and a welcoming feel. The dining room has superb views over the lough, while the sitting room boasts a cosy woodburner, ideal for curling up in front of on long evenings. The patio outside this Ballinrobe cottage looks directly over the lough, so when you are enjoying a romantic dinner, or family meal alfresco, you can make the most of your stunning surroundings. For family fun there is a slipway, allowing easy access to the lough, so whether you wish to go swimming, or bring your own boat, this waterside Ballinrobe cottage is great for you. If you do not have your own, the owner offers a boat, engine and lifejackets to hire, so on a calm, balmy evening, when the children have gone to bed, you can set out on a romantic trip across the lough, making the most of the views as you watch the sun set on your wonderful day.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with doors to patio with lough view & en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One double bedroom
  • Two single bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Compact kitchen
  • Spacious dining area with lough views
  • Large sitting area with woodburner

General

  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Sky, DVD
  • Electric & starter pack for woodburner included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Off road parking in private driveway for 4 cars
  • Small side lawn
  • Large lough side patio with furniture, BBQ & private slipway
  • Boat, engine & life jackets can be hired from owner at €150 per week
  • Training can be arranged in advance with owner
  • Shop

Notes:

  • Private water supply from lough; large starter bottle of drinking water provided
  • Due to proximity of lough, children should be supervised at all times, and are advised to wear flotation jackets

About the location

BALLINROBE, COUNTY MAYO

Westport 20 miles; Galway 30 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 40 miles; 1 hr 5 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 153 miles; 3 hrs 25 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; Ballinrobe, 6 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ballinrobe, 6 miles
  • Nearest town; Ballinrobe, 6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • The Aran Islands - Catch the ferry to the three islands, and spend the day island-hopping
  • Fishing - There is great fishing available on Lough Corrib, Lough Carra, Lough Mask and the River Robe
  • Beaches - There are a number of beautiful, sandy beaches in the area for all the family to enjoy

Day trip:

  • Connemara National Park - Scenic National Park covering heath, bogs and woodlands