Lough Mask Fishing Cottage

Ballinrobe, County Mayo (Ref. 962687)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Take a short trip outside Ballinrobe Co Mayo and nestling in a small hamlet of cottages close to Lough Mask, you’ll find Lough Mask Fishing Cottage. This quaint cottage is situated on a quiet laneway leading to the beautiful lakeshore and it offers a wonderful retreat to recharge the batteries and explore the area. Boasting a choice of 4 bedrooms, a kitchen diner and comfortable sitting room, it offers couples, families and groups of friends spacious interiors to enjoy your stay. Outside the cottage, the terrain is truly of Co. Mayo, stone walls, lush fields, mountains and lakes. The townland of Ballinchalla, hugging the lakeshore of mighty Lough Mask, is a few minutes drive from Ballinrobe. Travel the short distance to the villages of Clonbur and Cong, and visit Ashford Castle. Travel on through the Maamturk mountains between the sister lakes of Mask & Corrib to Killery Harbour at Leenane, where the mighty Atlantic ocean cuts a deep fiord into the mountains. Take a boat trip along the majestic fiord or relax in the local pubs and restaurants along the Wild Atlantic Way. The bustling towns of Castlebar and Westport are within easy reach and offer many attractions and amenities. Visit the Museum of Country Life at Turlough Castlebar and get an insight into rural life over the centuries. This is a beautiful part of Co Mayo, within easy reach of many exciting places. Let your Mayo adventure begin here!

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 2 x ground floor doubles (one with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC), 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Saorview. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lawned garden to front and rear. One well behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pub and restaurant 3.5 miles.

About the location

BALLINROBE, COUNTY MAYO

Westport 20 miles; Galway 30 miles.

Ballinrobe is a lively market town on the River Robe in County Mayo, close to Lough Mask, Lough Carra and Lough Corrib. Geographically, it is ideally located as a touring base for those wishing to explore Galway, Mayo and west Ireland. Dating back to the 1300s, Ballinrobe is believed to be the oldest town in South Mayo, and is surrounded by many features of archaeological, architectural, historic and ecological interest. Ballinrobe is known as the lake angling centre of the west, and with 60,000 acres of lough fishing, and miles of river fishing close by, it is easy to see why, plus the town offers a championship 18 hole golf course and spring and summer horse racing meetings. For day trips, the stunning Mayo coastline can be easily reached in half an hour, and a visit to the world-famous Connemara National Park, with its breathtaking walks and amazing scenery, makes for an unforgettable day trip.