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Howley Cottage

Crossmolina, County Mayo (Ref. 8575)



Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Thomas

    “Everything was very comfortable especially the beds.”

    The whole family enjoyed our time at this special peaceful cottage with it's lovely view. We look forward to our next visit sometime in the future. Mary thought of everything in the cottage and was on hand if we needed anything.

    The whole family enjoyed our time at this special peaceful cottage with it's lovely view. We look forward to our next visit sometime in the future. Mary thought of everything in the cottage and was on hand if we needed anything.

    - Thomas, September 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x 4'6" double divan bed with cot, 2 x small doubles
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove
  • Oil fired central heating with electric woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Garden with lawn
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.7 miles

The property

Crossmolina 5.4 miles.

Ballina 30 minutes.

Lying just a handful of miles from the town of Crossmolina in the County Mayo countryside, Howley Cottage is a charming 1930s holiday cottage providing a great base for a rural retreat to Ireland.

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with beautiful views of Nephin Mountain, Howley Cottage can sleep up to six guests and an infant and is ideal for families or couples seeking outdoor adventures.

The property comprises of three small double bedrooms and an open-plan living space, with pine furnishings and a traditional, homely feel.

Relax in the open-plan living space on the large brown leather sofa, with a electric stove to warm you and a TV.

A dining table sits in the window offering a lovely spot to come together for home-cooked meals, whilst the kitchen lies at the other end of the room, modest in size but well-equipped with all the essentials, including an electric oven and hob.

Feel refreshed after a day of activities with a shower in the walk-in shower within the bathroom, before settling in one of the three double bedrooms, one home to a cot for any infants, with feature fireplaces and hardwood floors adding character.

The property comes with a good-sized garden, perfect for family games in the summertime, whilst the wonderful view of Nephin Mountain offers a breath-taking backdrop.

Venture over to the town of Crossmolina lying around five miles away, where you'll find a host of local convenience stores, a delightful café and bakery and friendly pubs and bars too.

Enjoy the famous Ballina welcome, a town just a little further up north positioned on the River Moy which is home to more authentically Irish bars and pubs, along with well-established restaurants.

The area is a haven for fishing, with the River Moy a wealth of salmon annually and internationally recognised for having some of the best salmon fishing in Europe, while Lough Conn has excellent salmon and brown trout fishing.

Enjoy exploring some of the beautiful beaches within easy driving distance including Ross Beach and Enniscrone Beach, or head south to Westport to enjoy a Wild Atlantic Way Boat Tour and visit Westport House, a Georgian estate with lavish period rooms, gardens and a lake with pedalos!

Keen golfers can seek out some fantastic courses with 18-hole championship greens to be found in Belmullet, Ballina and Enniscrone.

Embark on an adventure up Nephin Mountain, with a steady climbing trail to follow up this prominent quartzite mountain with stunning views of the surrounding moorlands and Lough Conn to behold from the top.

Enjoy a wealth of outdoor adventures in County Mayo from the Howley Cottage.

About the location


Ballina 7 miles;

Crossmolina is a small town in the county Mayo countryside. Each year it hosts the Crossmolina festival which is fun for all ages. Just a short drive away is Ballina, famous for its warm welcome and known for its location, resting on the River Moy. The area is a haven for fishing enthusiasts, with the internationally-recognised River Moy known as one of the best salmon fishing areas in Europe, producing several thousand salmon annually, while the nearby Lough Conn is also home to salmon and brown trout when in season. There is a rich variety of pubs, shops and restaurants available in the town and a number of historic attractions draw thousands of visitors each year, including the impressive St Muredach's Cathedral which stands imposingly on the banks of the river, plus the Céide Fields, which is the most extensive stone age monument in the world is nearby. The town hosts a number of festivals through the year, culminating in a spectacular frenzy of activity during its July festival - a week long feast of free entertainment for the entire family including music, song, theatre, art, heritage, culture and novelty events.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas