Achill View

Currane near Achill Island, County Mayo (Ref. 905564)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • 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
  • Seaside

The property

Surrounded by stunning coastal and countryside views in the hamlet of Currane, just over six miles from Achill Island in County Mayo, this welcoming, detached cottage sits on the Wild Atlantic Way driving route, leading from Donegal to west Cork. Bright, airy and comfortable throughout, this cottage in Currane is a wonderful base for friends or families to gather, and enjoy some quality time together, while exploring the wonders of west Ireland. Pick and choose between beds, with flexible accommodation on offer in this cosy Currane cottage, featuring two comfortable family rooms, each offering a double and a single bed. Prepare delicious home-cooked meals in the well-equipped kitchen before sitting around the dining table to enjoy family meals. Spread your maps and guide books across the table top, plan the whole holiday’s adventures, and really make the most of your time in this Currane cottage! The homely sitting room in this Currane cottage is the perfect place to snuggle down together on those blustery autumn nights; toast your toes in front of the roaring open fire and relax with a film, or challenge one another to a fun-filled family game night! From outside in the lawned gardens, take in the magnificent views surrounding this Currane cottage. The kids will love tearing around this wide open space, leaving you to put your feet up with a glass of wine and marvel at the glorious vistas spanning over Westport Bay and across to Achill Beg Island. With the locals often making trips around the neighbouring area, selling local produce and fresh seafood, you can lose yourself in Irish culture and really get a feel for life in County Mayo. This Currane cottage is a haven for hikers, being overlooked by Curraun Hill. Take on the challenge of this route for the chance to witness the stunning views from its summit. Take a deep breath of fresh, sea air and soak up the summer sunshine with an idle stroll along the nearby beach, a tranquil, secluded stretch of sand, within easy reach of this Currane cottage. Explore the shoreline or change into your swimsuit and go for a dip in these safe waters. Why not hop on a boat trip with a friendly local, or hire bicycles and go for a leisurely bike ride across the Great Western Greenway, the longest walking and cycling trail in the whole of Ireland? The route leads from Achill to Westport and gives you the chance to truly discover the beauty of the unspoilt countryside of County Mayo. Achill Island, an easy drive away from this Currane cottage, provides backdrops of more stunning landscapes and glorious golden beaches. Mulranny and Newport offer views out to the unique islands in Clew Bay where you can enjoy mesmerising sunsets. The town of Westport boasts a variety of shops, and friendly bars and restaurants. This Currane cottage is the perfect, all-year-round base for a break uncovering the delights of County Mayo and west Ireland.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground Floor

  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire

First Floor

  • Two family bedrooms with one double & one single (one with en-suite shower, basin & WC)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC

General

  • Oil central heating, open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • Books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair available on request
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned gardens
  • Shop in Achill Island, 6.5 miles
  • Pub in Currane, 5 mins walk
  • Beach 10 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

ACHILL ISLAND, COUNTY MAYO

Westport 33 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport; 41 miles, 1 hr 5 mins
  • Dublin Ferry; 178 miles, 3 hrs 47 mins

Area:

  • Nearest Shop; 6.5 miles
  • Nearest Pub; Currane, 5 mins walk
  • Nearest Town; Newport, 19 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Curraun Hill – Climb your way to the top and enjoy glorious country views from the summit
  • Westport – Peruse the variety of shops there and sample the many bars and restaurants
  • Great Western Greenway - Walk or bike along the longest off-road trail in Ireland for the best views of the Irish countryside

Day trip:

  • Clew Bay – Stroll along the wonderful ocean bay, overlooked by Croagh Patrick
  • Ballycroy National Park – Enjoy great walks through Ireland’s newest national park and see Nephin Mountain.