Cashel Schoolhouse

Swinford, County Mayo (Ref. 15900)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Just two miles from Swinford, County Mayo, this detached, former school house sits in a convenient position, within easy access of Knock International Airport. Providing interesting and quirky accommodation, this Swinford cottage boasts four bedrooms, two of which are complete with en-suites, and offers a charming getaway for any family or group of friends. With bags of personality, and a touch of luxury, this cottage near Swinford will delight any party looking to explore Mayo and Galway beyond. The high ceiling of the sitting room adds a spacious and airy quality, but set a flame to the character fireplace, and you can be sure that this room will instantly become cosy; a perfect spot for unwinding at the end of your day. The additional, raised seating area is a quaint nook; ideal for getting stuck into a good read, the kids and young at heart will also delight in this unique space, and can be entertained with a traditional, family board game. The large kitchen and dining area is perfect for gathering around the table and savouring a hearty Irish meal, or go outside to the patio and take pleasure in all that alfresco dining can offer in crisp, clean country air. The market town and surrounding area of Swinford are well-known for their fishing opportunities and with the Callow Lakes and those of Conn and Cullin all within easy access of your Swinford cottage, angling enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice. Outdoor lovers can enjoy the pony trekking and nature trails that are on offer, or why not let the nine hole golf course tempt you to a game. Come and taste East Mayo's heritage by enjoying one of the county's largest summer festivals, take delight in the live music and traditional dancing that is sure to ignite a Celtic flame within. With all the comforts of home, this delightful Swinford holiday cottage will make a great base for anyone.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting room (seats 6), with open fire & raised seating area (seats 2)

First floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom with basin
  • One single bedroom with basin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating, open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel and power included Apr - Sep inclusive
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading Oct - Mar inclusive, first €30 inc. in rent
  • Starter pack for open fire included all year
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Patio garden to rear with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop & pub in Swinford, 2 miles

About the location


Westport 28 miles; Sligo 35 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport - 8 miles; 15 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 139 miles; 2 hrs 50 mins


  • Nearest shop; Swinford, 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; Swinford, 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Swinford, 2 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Swinford - Enjoy summer festivals, golf and pony trekking in this delightful town
  • Fishing & the Callow Lakes - Good area for fishing, with brown trout on the Callow Lakes
  • Croagh Patrick - Large mountain renowned for its pilgrimage and invigorating hikes

Day trip:

  • Ballycroy National Park - Spend a day and admire the natural wilderness in this wonderful national park
  • Ballybofey - A small town located on the south bank of the River Finn
  • Clew Bay - Beautiful ocean bay overlooked by Croagh Patrick