Ballycroy Cottage

Ballycroy, County Mayo (Ref. 12766)

Map
1 / 7
  • Ballycroy Cottage photo 1
+
  • Rating

    

  • Sleeps

    7

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

Ballycroy 6.5 miles.
This delightful, detached cottage sits in a beautiful rural spot amidst the splendour of the Ballycroy National Park, County Mayo. This light and bright Ballycroy cottage has been decorated to a high standard to provide cosy and comfortable accommodation in a modern setting, and boasts far-reaching views out towards sea. With two of the four bedrooms and a shower room situated on the ground floor, guests can be sure that this cottage near Ballycroy will suit everyone's needs. The woodburner in the cosy sitting room provides the perfect spot for families and friends to come together and relax at the end of a day exploring this beautiful landscape. Outside your cottage in Ballycroy, you will discover the far-reaching views across the green pastures towards the Atlantic; take your morning coffee and paper outside to the lawned garden and let the fresh air awaken and inspire you. Share a meal in the spacious and well-equipped kitchen with dining area, and choose between the outdoor pursuits available; with the Mayo coastline within one mile of your Ballycroy cottage, and the 11,000 hectares of the Ballycroy National Park at your doorstep, you will be spoiled for choice as to where to wander. Take the dog with you on your adventure through the rugged, unspoilt wildness of the meadows and mountains, and marvel at birds, dears and otters which can all be sighted in this beautiful wilderness. Take a trip to Achill Island, just a few miles from your cottage near Ballycroy; here you can sample the selection of pubs, restaurants and art galleries as well as the rich history and scenic beaches. Salmon and sea trout can be fished via the many scenic angling opportunities that surround your Ballycroy cottage. Whether you want to take to the seas, or ramble through the ethereal landscape of the Ballycroy National Park, this cottage is an ideal retreat for anyone interested in this beautiful part of west Ireland.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with woodburner
  • One double bedroom with basin & WC
  • One single bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom with TV
  • One twin bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

General

  • Oil central heating, woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel & power included
  • Starter pack for woodburner included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop & pub 3 miles
  • Beach 1 mile

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BALLYCROY, COUNTY MAYO

Mulranny 9.5 miles; Belmullet 23 miles; Westport 28 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 59 miles; 1hr 30 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 194 miles; 4 hrs

Area:

  • Nearest shop; 3 miles
  • Nearest pub; 3 miles
  • Nearest village; Ballycroy, 6.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Ballycroy National Park - Spend a day and admire the natural wilderness in this wonderful national park
  • The towns of Ballina and Castlebar - Purchase souvenirs of your time away or treat your party to a meal out
  • Clew Bay - Stunning formation of 100 small islands at the foot of Croagh Patrick

Day trip:

  • Fishing - There is great fishing available on Lough Corrib, Lough Carra, Lough Mask and the River Robe
  • Mullet Peninsula - A small and sparsely populated peninsula, where beautiful scenery abounds