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Erris Head House

Glenlara near Belmullet, County Mayo (Ref. 1026976)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 11 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Liam

    “Excellent location and perfect 5 bedroom house.”

    Very quite country roads nearby, perfect for children. Also very close to the scenic erris head loop walk. Very friendly host provided us with scones and cake on our first day. Highly recommend the property.

    Very quite country roads nearby, perfect for children. Also very close to the scenic erris head loop walk. Very friendly host provided us with scones and cake on our first day. Highly recommend the property.

    - Liam, July 2023


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground-floor singles, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with double and three singles
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front enclosed lawned garden and patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5.5 miles and pub 4.9 miles
  • Note: Minimum of x3 nights for short breaks only, please

The property

Belmullet 5.3 miles.

Resting in an elevated position down a quiet country lane and surrounded by picturesque rolling countryside, is this detached cottage, Erris Head House.

Set on a working farm with views across the rolling mountains and down to the sea from the ground-floor bedrooms.

Fully furnished and renovated to a high standard, this property has an exceptional modern design, with a light decor and an abundance of natural light flooding the rooms.

Spend your evenings in the sitting room settled on the provided sofas and reminisce about the day's events, whilst the TV hums in the background.

A large brick inglenook fireplace rests in the centre of the room and houses a woodburning stove.

Walk through to the open-plan kitchen/diner which is amply-equipped with everything you will need to set you up for a weekend in the countryside.

Choose to dine at the large dining table and break open the bottle of champagne to toast to a wonderful holiday.

Once the evening draws to a close, retire to one of five well-presented bedrooms, set up as a ground-floor double and two singles, a first-floor double and family room which has a double and three singles, suitable for all types of guests.

Discover two en-suite shower rooms for your benefit whilst the reaming bedrooms share a family shower room which has quality fixtures and fittings.

To the front of the cottage is an enclosed lawn and patio area with a selection of seating and perfect for enjoying a cup of tea in the morning and watching the sun rise over the mountains.

Situated on the mullet peninsula overlooking the Atlantic in north west County Mayo, this property is well-placed for all manner of tourist attractions.

While you're in the area, try visiting Ballycroy National Park which is hugely popular for walking and cycling opportunities.

Take a day trip towards Céide Fields, a Neolithic site and has history which dates back over 5000 years with fantastic views across the sea cliffs.

Visit Belmullet or Castlebar and some some traditional Irish food at one of their exceptional eateries.

Erris Head House is the ultimate choice for a family holiday near the coast of Ireland.

About the location


Bangor Erris 12 miles.

Known as the capital of the Mullet Peninsula in the barony of Erris, the coastal town of Belmullet rests between Blacksod and Broadhaven Bays, inlets of the Atlantic Ocean, and represents the entry point to this mystical and unspoilt County Mayo headland. Although classed as a Gaeltacht (or Irish-speaking) area, English is universally used. Much of the native culture and heritage of Ireland can be experienced here, from traditional Irish music to the song and dance for which Ireland is renowned the world over. Many visitors to the area enjoy the fantastic fishing on offer, both salt and fresh water, while watersports are also popular with surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and sailing available from the beaches locally. Welcoming and friendly, the town boasts a number of pubs, four hotels, shops and seafood restaurants, as well as a selection of festivals throughout the year. You can also visit the Gateway Leisure Park, ideal for a family day out on those rainy days with various leisure and sporting activities for the children. At the four corners of Erris you will find the Neolithic Cèide Fields, the unspoilt wilderness of Ballycroy National Park, the towering cliffs of Ceann Iorrais (Erris Head) and the final resting place of the fabled Children of Lir, the island of Inis Gluaire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas