Glenvale Cottage

Achill Island, County Mayo (Ref. 3712)


  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

This lovely detached Mayo cottage is situated in The Valley, a small hamlet on Achill Island, the largest island of Ireland, and is located in County Mayo, on the west coast. This cosy, comfortable Mayo cottage is situated entirely over the ground floor, and is bursting with character and delightful traditional features, making it an ideal retreat for anyone seeking a touch of respite and relaxation in their Mayo cottage. There are two warming open fires, on in a double bedroom, making it a cosy romantic hideaway, and the other in the sitting room, for all the family to curl up in front of after a tiring day. There are also exposed beams, a feature stone fireplace, country-style furnishings and a four-poster bed in this Mayo cottage, adding those simple yet effective touches of elegance to your Mayo cottage holiday. Glenvale Cottage enjoys mountain views, and a decked area to the rear, a great little spot for alfresco diningamidst the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding countryside. The five Blue Flag beaches on Achill Island make this a wonderful spot for an enjoyable holiday, no matter who you are travelling with. There are secluded, romantic beaches, remote, peaceful ones, and some with an abundance of watersports, for the adrenaline junkie. No matter which beach you seek, you are sure to fall in love with this part of Ireland.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with four poster bed & open fire
  • One double bedroom with mountain views
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom with mountain views
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire & bar


  • Oil central heating, open fires in sitting room & one double bedroom
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV, video
  • Oil & electricity charged by meter reading
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair available
  • No pets
  • Smoking permitted


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Front lawned area, rear decked area with furniture (seats 6)
  • Shop 0.75 miles, pub 10 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Westport 33 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 59.5 miles; 1 hr 41 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 194 miles; 4 hrs 18 mins


  • Nearest shop; 0.75 miles
  • Nearest pub; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Westport, 30 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Mullet Peninsula - A small and sparsely populated peninsula, where beautiful scenery abounds
  • Mweelrea Mountains - Great walking on varied terrain
  • The Aran Islands - Catch the ferry to the three islands, and spend the day island-hopping
  • Fishing - There is great fishing available on Lough Corrib and Lough Mask
  • Beaches - There are a number of beautiful, sandy beaches in the area for all the family to enjoy including three at Louisburgh

Day trip:

  • Connemara National Park - Scenic National Park covering heath, bogs and woodlands