Approached via a quiet country lane with stone washed walls in a rural setting, Glor Cottage is a detached, traditional-style cottage near Ballyhaunis in County Mayo.
With a bright and airy feel throughout, by the help of the natural light streaming in through the windows, this charming abode is ideal for families and friends looking to tour the local area.
With a plethora of walking and outdoor adventure within easy reach, return to find this humble abode offers a cosy base to relax and unwind at the end of the day.
You are welcomed into the well-appointed kitchen showcasing a lovely breakfast table for you to gather at mealtimes and a tiled finish framing a quality set of base and wall units.
Once you have discussed the events from the day over a piping hot dinner, move through to the sitting area and get cosy by the traditional, solid fuel range in front of the TV.
Each of the bedrooms come with bedside tables and lamps for for a spot of bedtime reading, as well as ample storage space to stow away your belongings.
There are two lovely double rooms followed by a family room for those travelling with a child, while the shower room boasts a large walk-in shower cubicle.
Outside, you have a front lawn making the most of this countryside setting and plenty of off-road parking on the yard to the rear.
Choose from many attractions, a network of walking and cycling as well as many outdoors pursuits in this wonderful region of County Mayo.
You can discover a variety of amenities within the town of Ballyhaunis, catering for your holiday essentials and evenings out dining with the family.
Choose to explore the Ausgustinian Friary or take a quiet, gentle stroll along the Abbey Walk, while the popular Knock Marian Shrine offers pilgrimage to many Catholics each year.
Venture out to the coast and pay a visit to the lovely town of Westport, home to a variety of activities such as golf and hiking as well as showcasing the international artist Maser's multi-coloured mural on Altamont Street.
Claremorris is perfect for picking up all your holiday essentials from the supermarkets here.
You can also amble along the Mall and enjoy the tree-lined banks of the Carrowbeg River, not forgetting to visit the town of Castlebar for its National Museum of Country Life.
A superb base for your next holiday in Ireland.
About the location
BALLYHAUNIS, COUNTY MAYO
Knock 5 miles; Westport 38 miles
Kilkelly 4 km and Kiltimagh 5km
Ballyhaunis is a bustling, County Mayo town nestled among a patchwork of green fields and glistening lakes, criss-crossed with charming country lanes. Positioned in the heart of the province of Connaught, some 5 miles from Knock Marian Shrine, where over 1.5 million pilgrims visit each year, and within easy reach of the western coastline, this tow offers something for everyone. It plays host to a variety of local amenities including, shops, pubs and a selection of eateries, as well as the Augustinian Friary, an exceptional building boasting a fascinating history. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the town, why not try the beautiful Abbey Walk leading up to the majestic friary, with all the splendour of nature including ancient trees and colourful flora amidst the peace and quiet? There is a network of walking and cycling lanes around the town, with rolling green fields and opportunities to glimpse birds in their natural habitat. To the northwest you will find the most stunning coastal scenery and miles of sandy beaches to keep the whole family entertained, with the pretty town of Westport being a must visit. Situated on the edge of an Atlantic inlet, this large, Georgian town is a real base for adventure, with fishing, golfing and hiking as well as many cycling routes including the Greenway, Ireland's longest off-road trail forming part of National Cycle Network. The most notable feature of this heritage town is its tree-lined boulevard known as the Mall, built on the babbling Carrowbeg River. Castlebar is also worth a visit for its interesting National Museum of Country Life, the picturesque waters of Lough Lannagh and the Mayo Peace Park Garden of Remembrance, in honour of those who fought bravely for their country. Other attractions in the surrounding area include Balintuber Abbey, Turlough Round Tower and the Foxford Woollen Mills. A lovely destination for a holiday in Ireland.