St Joseph

Summerhill near Balla, County Mayo (Ref. 19192)


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

The property

Balla 5 miles. This 100 year-old detached barn is located adjacent to the owners' house and has been tastefully renovated and converted to offer modern, comfortable accommodation for those looking for the ideal relaxing getaway. Ideal for couples, this comfortable Mayo cottage is set all on the ground floor and offers well-equipped accommodation. To set you up for your sight-seeing adventures, the owners' provide a tasty breakfast pack waiting for you on arrival in the fridge and fresh hens' eggs when available. The open plan living area has a flat screen TV to relax in front of in the evenings after a lovely meal in the stylish dining area. You will find this charming Mayo cottage a great base from which to explore all the delights the county has to offer. The town of Balla is within easy reach and offers a round tower, as well as a good selection of pubs and restaurants. For the more energetic there is an 18 hole golf course nearby, as well as a number of walks and cycling trails. Further afield climb the imposing Croagh Patrick Mountain and the scenic Achill Island, both of which are well worth a visit. After a long day taking in the sights or enjoying the activities of the nearby walks, fishing or horse riding, you can come back to relax in this lovely cottage near Balla and take in the panoramic views of Croagh Patrick, the Nephin and Partry Mountains, as well as the plains of Mayo. A quiet retreat, but with so much within easy reach, this delightful Mayo cottage is one you won't forget.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area


  • Portable oil-filled heaters with fan heater in shower room
  • Gas oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Radio
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio with furniture
  • Shared lawn
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles


  • No children or infants over 18 months

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Claremorris 9 miles; Castlebar 9 miles; Westport 19 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 26 miles; 40 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 150 miles; 3 hrs


  • Nearest shop, 1.5 miles
  • Nearest pub, 1.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Claremorris, 9 miles
  • Nearest village; Balla, 5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Claremorris - This lively town offers shops, pubs and restaurants

Day trip:

  • Connemara National Park - Admire the beauty of this stunning National Park
  • Achill Island - Ireland's largest offshore island, joined to the mainland by a bridge
  • Ashford Castle - Medieval castle on the shores of Lough Corrib