Bramble Cottage

Derryhick near Foxford, County Mayo (Ref. 26053)

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Foxford 6 miles. This bright, detached cottage sits in the townland of Derryhick, within easy reach of Foxford in County Mayo. Comfortably appointed to offer an excellent base for small families and groups of friends, this cottage near Foxford is ideal for those looking for a relaxing, rural break, especially guests who desire a holiday spent fishing, as the cottage is surrounded by a variety of lovely lochs and rivers. The accommodation at this cosy Foxford cottage sits entirely across the ground floor, providing two comfortable bedrooms and a snug sitting room complete with a lovely woodburner leading onto a light conservatory with dining area, the perfect place to enjoy a meal together with loved ones. Outside this charming Foxford cottage is a front lawned garden and a rear patio complete with furniture, a barbecue and a chimnea; settle here on cool summer evening, fire up a barbecue or simple get lost in the flames of the chimnea and let the tranquil, rural surroundings soothe you. Derryhick Lake is just a 5 minute walk from your Foxford cottage, and provides a haven for fishing enthusiasts with the option for a quiet afternoon spent searching for pike, whilst fly fishing for salmon and trout is available on Lough Cullen and Loch Conn, just four miles from this Derryhick cottage. Nestled beside the beautiful River Moy, Foxford provides a host of welcoming pubs and restaurants and is surrounded by many walking and cycling trails to uncover. The National Museum of Country Life provides a fascinating insight into the life and times of Ireland's people, and is just a short drive from your Foxford cottage, offering a wonderful, enlightening day out for all. Travel a little further to discover the well-known town of Westport, rich in history and romantic scenery, you will find a fantastic selection of welcoming cafes, pubs, restaurants, unique shops as well as a wonderful golf course arranged within outstanding scenery. Explore the beautiful sandy beaches and try the wonderful watersports in Sligo or on the undisturbed Achill Island, just over 40 minutes' drive from your tranquil Foxford cottage. This lovely, comfortable cottage in County Mayo offers the ideal base for your next venture to the west of Ireland.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Conservatory with dining area


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine in external utility
  • TV with Saorview, DVD, WiFi
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel & power included
  • Starter pack for woodburner included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • External utility
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Storage shed
  • Front lawned garden with bench
  • Rear patio with chimnia, furniture & BBQ
  • Wildlife garden with patio area & pond


  • Unfenced pond in wildlife garden, please ensure children are supervised at all times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Ballina 10 miles; Castlebar 15 miles; Westport 24 miles; Sligo 45 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 22 miles; 35 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 154 miles; 3 hrs


  • Nearest shop; 4 miles
  • Nearest pub; 4 miles
  • Nearest town; Foxford, 6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Fishing - Good fishing is available on Lough Conn and Lough Cullen, just 4 miles away, whilst a little further, Lough Corrib and Lough Mask can be found within 40 minutes' drive.
  • The Foxford Way -The Ox Mountains, archaeological sites, boglands and river banks can be seen along the route

Day trip:

  • Clew Bay - Beautiful ocean bay overlooked by Croagh Patrick
  • Achill Island - Many activities including walking, fishing, surfing and scuba diving