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The Cottage

Ross near Castlebar, County Mayo (Ref. 18828)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Duane

    “Beautiful old fashioned cottage.”

    Beautifully maintained and very well stocked with basics needed.

    Beautifully maintained and very well stocked with basics needed.

The property

This charming, detached cottage sits in a pretty, rural location, just 5 miles from the lively town of Castlebar, County Mayo.

With enchanting views of the surrounding countryside, this Castlebar cottage is an ideal base for a couple or a small group of friends looking to discover this beautiful region of Ireland.

Offering character features, with thick stone walls and a quaint half-door style entrance, this cottage near Castlebar allows guests to experience traditional, Irish country living.

There is a comfortable double bedroom with dressing room on the ground floor, and a mezzanine sleeping area that overlooks the sitting room, allowing flexible and fun sleeping arrangements for additional members of your group.

The inviting crackle of the turf fire in the open plan living area will provide a warming glow on chilly evenings, whilst on warmer occasions, guests can take a seat on the sun-trap patio garden outside this Castlebar cottage, light up a barbecue, and enjoy the delights of alfresco dining.

The area of Castlebar offers a fantastic touring base for County Mayo as it sits in a central position.

As the largest town in Mayo, Castlebar offers an abundance of shops, and a great selection of pubs and restaurants, as well as Castlebar's 18 hole golf club, and the Royal Theatre where performances and concerts can be enjoyed.

Westport, famous for its traditional Irish music is a short drive from Castlebar, as is the Connemara National Park, Galway and Sligo.

Travel a short distance to Pontoon Bridge, where you cross the narrow waterway linking Lough Conn and Lough Cullin.

The mighty River Moy, famous for its salmon fishing, flows from Lough Cullin to its destination at Ballina estuary.

Explore the beautiful shoreline of Lough Conn with its many sandy inlets and nature trails with Nephin Mountain towering in the distance.

This quaint cottage near Castlebar has pretty views and a traditional homely atmosphere and is sure to delight you.


  • Mostly ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x mezzanine twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • External utility.
  • Oil central heating with stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine in utility, TV with Saorview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent May - Sept, €30 fuel supplement Oct - April inclusive, payable direct to owner
  • Turf for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ, patio to side and rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 4.5 miles
  • Note: The mezzanine sleeping area is reached via a ladder and may not be suitable for young children, the elderly or the infirm.

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About the location


Westport 17 miles; Claremorris 23 miles; Sligo 52 miles

County Mayo’s largest town by population and rich in history, Castlebar is centrally located enjoying access to most of the county’s attractions and beyond. The town is a major destination for shoppers from all over the west of Ireland and also boasts a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and other amenities, including the 18-hole Castlebar Golf Club and the Royal Theatre, where regular shows and concerts can be enjoyed. The engaging Museum of Country Life, Ireland’s only National Museum outside of Dublin, is also situated just outside the town. The lively town of Westport, famous for its traditional Irish music, is just a short drive away, and the spectacular Atlantic coastline on Achill Island represents a wonderful day trip. In addition, the Connemara region, Galway City and Sligo are all just a short drive away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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