DonRoss Cottage

Foxford, County Mayo (Ref. 974859)

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  • 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!


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.


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.

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.

Foxford is a delightful town situated on the River Moy in County Mayo. Foxford is well known as a tourist centre and has a variety of traditional pubs, restaurants and shops. Nestled between the Ox and Nephin Mountains, the town caters for a range of outdoor activities such as walking, mountain biking and fishing. The Foxford Way is a 53 mile long trail which takes in the Ox Mountains, archaeological sites, boglands and river banks. For fishing enthusiasts, the River Moy offers some of Ireland's best salmon fishing, whilst nearby Loughs Conn and Cullin provide opportunities for brown trout fishing. Further afield are the towns of Ballina, Castlebar and Sligo, the Ballycroy National Park and Achill Island, all suitable for a day trip.