Ballinlough near Claremorris, County Mayo (Ref. 13169)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Under four miles from the village of Balla, and six miles from the town of Claremorris, County Mayo is this welcoming holiday cottage which sits in a rural location next to a working livestock farm. Offering flexible sleeping accommodation with the use of three bedrooms, this cottage near Claremorris provides a perfect base for a family or group of friends looking to tour the area. With a homely atmosphere, this Claremorris cottage boasts pretty views of the surrounding Mayo countryside. Your cottage near Claremorris offers a true home-from-home with the traditional furnishings affording a cosy experience; use the WiFi available to keep in touch with the world back home, or send them some tempting holiday snaps of your Mayo adventure thus far! Settle by the rustic open fire after a day spent wandering the beautiful rural landscape, or cook up a dish of hearty Irish fare in the bright kitchen. In the lawned garden you can unwind with a glass of something cool and refreshing while you admire the beautiful green landscape; the children will be kept amused with the small farmyard animals that reside next door! Put on your walking boots and set off from the doorstep of your Claremorris cottage, and see what sights can be discovered. Balla will offer you a selection of shops and pubs, and a little further afield you can explore Claremorris or Castlebar which have a wider array of amenities and delights to tempt the senses. With Lough Mask and Lough Carra offering peaceful waters from which fishing lovers can cast a line, or outdoors enthusiasts can take a soothing amble around, you will be spoiled for choice. Many golfing opportunities are available close by, whilst horse riding treks are also in the area for those looking to view Ireland from the saddle. This Claremorris cottage is a perfect retreat for anyone looking to spend a little time relaxing in the west of Ireland.



Ground floor

  • Two double bedrooms
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire


  • Oil central heating, open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, video
  • CD/radio
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel and power charged from meter reading (first €20 included in rent).
  • Starter pack for open fire included all year round
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden to front with furniture
  • Shop, 10 mins walk
  • Pub in Balla, 3 miles

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Knock Airport 18 miles; Westport 27 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 19.7 miles; 30 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 148 miles; 2 hrs 50 mins


  • Nearest shop; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; Balla, 3 miles
  • Nearest town; Claremorris, 6 miles
  • Nearest village; Balla, 3 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Fishing - Lough Mask and Lough Corrib are great for fishing
  • Claremorris - This lively town offers shops, pubs and restaurants
  • Ashford Castle - Medieval castle on the shores of Lough Corrib

Day trip:

  • Croagh Patrick - Large mountain renowned for its pilgrimage and invigorating hikes
  • Clew Bay - Beautiful ocean bay overlooked by Croagh Patrick
  • Achill Island - Ireland's largest offshore island, joined to the mainland by a bridge