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DonRoss Cottage

Pontoon, County Mayo (Ref. 974859)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Pelc

    “We spent Christmas week in the cottage.”

    The owners, Mary and Des, have been very kind, hospitable, helpful and accommodating - available to answer any queries on the phone at all times. The place is nicely furnished and additionally was decorated for the festive period; they also, following our enquiry, provided a cot and a high chair for our toddler. The house' layout is baby / toddler's friendly – very spacious, longish corridors / hallways, wooden floors - everything over one floor only. The house was very warm, with the 2 no ...

    The owners, Mary and Des, have been very kind, hospitable, helpful and accommodating - available to answer any queries on the phone at all times. The place is nicely furnished and additionally was decorated for the festive period; they also, following our enquiry, provided a cot and a high chair for our toddler. The house' layout is baby / toddler's friendly – very spacious, longish corridors / hallways, wooden floors - everything over one floor only. The house was very warm, with the 2 no. fire places adding extra charm to the house ambience. Also, there is Wi-Fi there, which was a nice surprise, as it is not mentioned in the house' website description. Mary and Des' house will be our first choice to consider next time we plan our holidays in the area

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Foxford 7.5 miles.

Cross the bridge at Pontoon, Co.

Mayo which separates mighty Lough Conn from its smaller sister Lough Cuillin and arrive at Don Ross Cottage.

Nestling in a small bay along the shores of Lough Conn with spectacular views, this cosy cottage offers couples, families, and groups of friends the ideal retreat to explore this beautiful location.

With a choice of three bedrooms, two doubles and one single, plus a comfortable kitchen/dining room and sitting room, both overlooking the lake, this is a cosy cottage to relax and plan the following days endeavours.

The area is dotted with lakeshore drives and walks, and sheltered inlets to explore.

The lakes attract many anglers to its rich trout waters and boats may be hired locally.

Foxford town is a short drive away.

Spend some time in Foxford Woollen Mills, a haven for locally produced knitwear and relax in the adjoining café and tea rooms.

The mighty River Moy flows through the town on its way to the Atlantic ocean at Ballina.

Travel north to The Ceide Fields, a unique Neolithic landscape with towering sea cliffs and arrive at Downpatrick Head with its majestic sea stacks.

Walk the beautiful golden sands at Enniscrone beach.

Visit The Museum of Country Life near Castlebar and experience the trials and tribulations of past generations.

The bustling town of Castlebar has many local amenities and attractions on your doorstep.

DonRoss Cottage offers the ideal base to explore this wonderful location.

Let your Mayo adventure begin!

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, one with en-suite shower, WC and basin, 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Utility. Sitting room with open fire. Snug with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil fired central heating with additional heating from open fire in sitting room and woodburning stove in snug
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with basic channels, selection of books and games
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire and woodburning stove included in rent
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Rear lawned garden with patio
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 3 miles

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About the location

PONTOON, COUNTY MAYO

Foxford 5 miles.

Well famed for its beautiful lakes and forestry, Pontoon is a widely popular angling destination attracting fishermen from all corners of the globe. Lough Conn and Lough Cullen are two of Pontoon’s famous limestone lakes, separated by a peninsula at Pontoon and overflowing out into the Moy River. Only a short drive from the charming town of Foxford, Pontoon maintains a great reputation as a fantastic base for touring the county of Mayo, and it also only an hour’s drive away from the well-known cities of Sligo and Galway. Following the Foxford Way is also a great way to see the region, where you can stretch your legs on the 86km walking route, part of which passes through Pontoon. Golfers will also appreciate this lovely village as it is only a short drive away from some of the top golf courses in the west such as Castlebar and Enniscrone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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