Darbys Cottage

Shrule near Ballinrobe, County Mayo (Ref. 916226)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

An attractive ground floor detached cottage which is set next to a working livestock farm just a short distance from the village of Shrule in County Mayo. Comfortably furnished throughout, this cosy Count Mayo cottage is ideal for family and friends, providing a great base from which to explore this lovely part of the country. This attractive cottage near Shrule has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area which has a roaring multi-fuel stove, where you can relax with a refreshing drink after your busy day exploring the region. There are also three lovely bedrooms and a family bathroom. Enjoy a peaceful break at this pleasant holiday home in County May on the rear patio, relaxing with a lovely cup of coffee, planning all your activities for the rest of your holidays. There is also a lawned garden at the front of the cottage. Visit the small village of Shrule from your lovely cottage in County Mayo, where you will find friendly local pubs offering a warm welcome. Just a short drive away is Galway, a city of culture, with bars and restaurants set along cobbled streets and experience one of the many annual festivals in this fabulous city. From your County Mayo holiday cottage, visit the Connemara National Park where you will find spectacular scenery to be enjoyed by either cycling or walking along the many routes in the Park. Also quite close is a lovely village called Cong with its variety of activities, shops and restaurants. Further afield are the towns of Clifden, Oughterard and Castlebar and the fabulous coastline of County Clare. Overlooking the town of Westport is the Croagh Patrick Mountain from where you can see Clew Bay. A wonderful County Mayo cottage to be enjoyed at any time of the year.



Ground Floor

  • One double bedroom
  • Two single bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area with multi-fuel stove.


  • Electric central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • TV with FreeSat, DVD
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for multi-fuel stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front lawned garden & rear patio with furniture
  • Shop & pub 2.25 miles


  • As cottage is situated next to a working farm, children should be supervised

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Ballinrobe 10 miles; Galway 20 miles.

Driving times:

  • Galway Airport – 21.7 miles; 40 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry – 154 miles; 2 hrs 41 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2.25 miles
  • Nearest pub; 2.25 miles
  • Nearest town; Ballinrobe, 7.6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Galway City - Lively, bustling city with lots of shops, restaurants and pubs to explore
  • Headford – A small town known as the Gateway to The Corrib

Day trip:

  • Lisdoonvarna - Ireland's premier spa town
  • Ballycroy National Park - Spend a day and admire the natural wilderness in this wonderful national park
  • Clifden - The capital of Connemara