The Old House

Foxford, County Mayo (Ref. 950493)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

The property

Foxford 3 miles. This lovely secluded cottage is situated at the end of a quiet lane near the beautiful Callow lakes close to the town of Foxford in County Mayo. The cottage is ideal for couples, families and groups of friends looking for a peaceful break in the great outdoors with many attractions and amenities nearby as well as cosy winter getaways. This cosy cottage has been tastefully furnished to provide comfort and quality during your stay. Guests will enjoy the compact, well-equipped kitchen with a Belfast sink. There is a sitting room with dining area with many traditional features and woodburner which will provide the perfect ambience to relax in front of, and plan the following day’s endeavours. There are three double bedrooms, two of which are on the first floor and the third is overhead at mezzanine level, accessed by a handcrafted ladder. The accommodation is complete with a family bathroom. Outside the cottage, there is a stone wall and bracken. Nearby, the sister lakes at Callow with their wooded shorelines provide the perfect backdrop for sitting and relaxing with a refreshing drink. The delightful town of Foxford is a short distance away. Visit the world-famous Foxford Woollen Mills with its wonderful craft shop and restaurant. The mighty River Moy, famed for its salmon fishing, weaves itself past the mills. Travel on to the county town of Ballina with its many shops and restaurants. Visit The Museum of Country Life at nearby Turlough and experience the trials and tribulations of past generations. Further afield is the bustling town of Westport, an oasis on the Wild Atlantic Way, where you will savour the culture and tradition of the West of Ireland. Return to The Old House in the evening and feel relaxed and refreshed. You won't be disappointed.


Three bedrooms: 2 x ground floor double, 1 x mezzanine double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner. Sun room.


Oil central heating with woodburner. Gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Saorview. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove included in rent. Bed linen and towels included in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Front gravelled area. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles. Note: The cottage has a number of internal steps and low hanging doors. Note: The ladder to mezzanine bedroom requires care when using

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.