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Spectacular Riverside Cottage in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Renvyle cottage description

Waterfall Cottage is a completely unique vacation rental property at the heart of the spectacular Delphi Valley in south west Mayo, Ireland - and directly on the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way.

This extraordinarily scenic area is on the northern fringe of the beautiful Connemara region and just over the border from county Galway. Killary Fjord is less than two miles away and the nearest village is the pretty seaside hamlet of Leenane, Co Galway.

Surrounded by one of Ireland’s largest Special Areas for Conservation and in a National Heritage Area, the four-bedroom holiday home overlooks a pristine river in a stunning wilderness setting.

A dream holiday cottage that was formerly part of the famous Delphi estate, this deceptively large rental property is a reconstruction and extension of two 19th century cottages, merged into one home of great character.

There are no other buildings in sight.

Clad in local stone, roofed with traditional Welsh slates and fully insulated to modern standards, Waterfall Cottage has all the charm of a period property with all the benefits of modern reconstruction.

The cottage sleeps eight people in great comfort and an extra two bunk beds can be added on request.

There are four principal bedrooms (three with one large bed and one with twin single beds), plus an optional extra bunk room. There are three bathrooms, one en-suite with the master bedroom.

There’s a modern kitchen and a large day room equipped with satellite TV, wi-fi, an eclectic library and a DVD player. The piece de resistance is the spectacular 440 sq. ft. lower level River Room with its terrace right beside the river, offering amazing views over the water to the wild scenery beyond.

The cottage has oil-fired underfloor heating and a large wood-burning stove.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The cottage is right beside a river so care must be taken. When wet, the terraces may be slippery....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Security System
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Bicycles
              • Binoculars
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf Clubs
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Patio
              • Small Cooler
              • Terrace
              • Walkway To Water

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  Property Descriptor

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,500
                      Winter 2015
                      Jan 4 - Mar 28, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      €200
                      €1,000 €2,800
                      Spring 2015
                      Mar 29 - Jun 26, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      €250
                      €1,500 €2,800
                      High Summer 2015
                      Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,800
                      September 2015
                      Aug 29 - Sep 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      €250
                      €1,500
                      Autumn 2015
                      Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      €200
                      €1,000 €2,800
                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2016
                      4 night min stay
                      €250
                      €1,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee €0
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Heating oil and electricity are billed as extras according to metered consumption - oil @ E1.50 per litre and electricity @ 40 cents per unit.

                      Internet usage is limited to 2GB per week due to satellite supply limitations. Extra usage is billed at E100 per 1GB. The quota is more than enough for emailing and basic surfing but NOT for heavy downloading of video content.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Knock
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Rock Bar
                      180 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Dublin
                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Westport
                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Westport
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Delphi Lodge
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Carrowniskey

                      Car: Necessary

                      Close to excellent salmon and trout fishing and surrounded by popular hillwalking trails, Waterfall Cottage is just 20 miles from the pretty Georgian town of Westport with its championship golf course, the spectacular Westport House and a range of interesting shops.

                      With a spa just a mile away, and with horse-riding on beautiful sandy beaches, golf, surfing, scuba diving, fly-fishing and sea fishing all available in the area, there are plenty of activity options.

                      The nearest village, Leenane in County Galway, is eight miles to the south-east and the small town of Louisburgh is eleven miles to the north. The beautiful Killary Fjord is just two miles away and there are a number of spectacular sandy beaches, some good for surfing, within a short drive of the property.

                      The Delphi Valley and Doologh Pass are among the last truly unspoilt areas of western Europe and represent a nature lover’s paradise. Otters, pine martens, badgers, peregrines and mountain hares are regularly sighted and the river beside the property is home to many dippers and the occasional kingfisher.

                      For basic food shopping, the essentials can be bought from the village store in Leenane, where petrol is also available. Louisburgh has a small supermarket and in Westport there are two large supermarkets and many other shops.

                      This is a dream hideaway with easy access to all the spectacular scenery of Connemara and Mayo.

                      Waterfall Cottage is just 90 minutes from Knock International airport, 2.5 hours from Shannon and 3.5 hours from Dublin. Galway city is just over an hour away.

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: Former financial journalist who fell in love with this part of Ireland and bought the derelict Delphi Lodge and 1,000 acre estate in 1986. With the lodge and many cottages now fully restored, and with Delphi Lodge recognised as Ireland's most famous fishing lodge, Mantle now owns and runs a fishing lodge in the Bahamas (called the Delphi Club) but he has kept Waterfall Cottage for family use and for others to enjoy this exceptional Irish valley.

                      Why the Owner Chose Renvyle:
                      Extraordinarily beautiful wilderness location.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      No other building in sight. Right beside pristine salmon river. Spectacular lower floor river room. One of the last unspoilt parts of Europe. Fly-fisher's paradise.


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                      Speaks: english, french
                       

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                      €200 - €257 per night (EUR)
                      1

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english, french
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