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Wild Atlantic View Cottage

Achill Island, County Mayo (Ref. 939059)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • “An immaculately clean and deceptively spacious cottage with great views of Slievemore Mountain and over the sea.”

    Yvonne and Joe looked after us very well, and we couldn't have asked for a better equipped place to base ourselves. It's well located, and the whole of Achill Island is easily reachable if you have a car, which is great because there are plenty of walking and sightseeing options, even in the low autumn season.

    Yvonne and Joe looked after us very well, and we couldn't have asked for a better equipped place to base ourselves. It's well located, and the whole of Achill Island is easily reachable if you have a car, which is great because there are plenty of walking and sightseeing options, even in the low autumn season. We would highly recommend you book this warm and homely cottage, albeit not when we're planning to return :-)

    - Mr Jones, October 2019

The property

A splendid detached cottage, on the truly beautiful and irresistibly picturesque Achill Island, in Dugort, a lovely little village in County Mayo, on the foothills of Slievemore Mountain.

With four comfortable bedrooms and breathtaking views of the swirling Atlantic Ocean, this property is perfect for a family and friends in need of peace and quiet amongst spectacular scenery.

The open plan living area is expansive and cheery, offering a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area, a great place for a social gathering where good conversion can be had whilst you take in the delightful ocean views, as the designated chef of the party prepares a splendid dinner for everyone.

After dinner, why not retire to the comfortable sitting room and throw a log on the roaring open fine, as you watch the flames dance whilst thinking of the day?s adventures and explorations yet to come?

For convenience and comfort, there is a ground floor double bedroom, whilst climbing the stairs will take you to a further three bedrooms, all of which are comfortably-furnished and are sure to provide you with a restful night?s sleep, leaving you energised for the following day?s discoveries.

For beach lovers, you couldn?t ask for a better base than Achill, as it has five amazing Blue Flag beaches, with secluded swathes of sand aplenty.

For exhilarating windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking, hop in the car and in fifteen minutes you?ll be in the village of Keel.

Alternatively, for a more tranquil water-based pursuit, as the Atlantic Ocean surrounds the island, there?s superb fishing to be had in the area.

For a haunting day out, pay visit to the deserted village at Slievemore or drink in the magnificent scenery when driving along the Wild Atlantic Way to Westport, a heritage town situated in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, overlooking Clew Bay.

For a family adventure on the Emerald Isle, this spacious cottage is the perfect base.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x ground floor double, 1 x family room with 3 singles
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Upstairs shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 6) and sitting area (seats 4) with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Front lawned and gravel garden, plus rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.5 miles, pub and beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in first floor bedrooms and shower room
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Note: The cottage adjoins several working sheep farms, so dogs need to be supervised and kept under control.

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About the location

ACHILL ISLAND, COUNTY MAYO

Westport 33 miles.

At 57 square miles, Achill is the largest island of Ireland, and lies off the west coast, in County Mayo. The island is linked to the mainland by the Michael Davitt Bridge, making it easily accessible. Boasting five Blue Flag beaches, Achill has some of the most beautiful, secluded, remote beaches in Ireland, but watersports are always easy to find. Try surfing, windsurfing, canoeing or kayaking on one of the beautiful beaches, enjoy a horse ride along the coast, or simply take a stroll through the sand. With its beautiful mountainous landscape, Achill Island provides great walking, and the Atlantic Drive, 40km of coastal scenery, is perfect for cars and bicycles alike. Visit the Deserted Village at Slievemore, or the Tower at Kildavnet and discover some of Achill Island's history, or just over 30 miles away lies the town of Westport, on the mainland, ideal for a day out. A lovely island, with endless possibilities.

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