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Cosy Home Nestled Within Scenic Expanse of Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Two bedrooms, sleeps seven; 7 acres of privacy, mountain and ocean views

Situated in Kilsallagh Lower, just a 15 minute drive to Westport (Ireland's Tidiest Town, 2001, 2006, 2008) and about 10 minutes from Louisburgh, this comfortable vacation home features privacy, every comfort and convenience, and the certainty of breathtaking views and landscape. The two bedrooms provide ample space and accommodation for 7, with provision made for more. There is one full bathroom and a large en suite off the master bedroom. Every amenity is included: washer, dryer, microwave, dishwasher, gas and electric range, gas fireplace, hair appliances, satellite TV and DVD player. With seven acres, much of it trees, surrounding the house, you can enjoy the privacy of the property, or hike the countryside, or to beaches nearby. As the house overlooks Clew Bay, sunsets here are nothing short of spectacular, especially on long summer nights when the light can linger indefinitely. Ard Muire is the perfect setting for an unforgettable Irish holiday.


Leisure activities galore, for every interest: A vibrant and busy heritage town on the North Atlantic, Westport and area has something for everyone:


- safe and beautiful sandy beaches, many of them rated EC Blue Flag
- sailing and yachting
- sea and fresh water angling
- world class surfing
- 18-hole championship golf course
- horseback riding and pony trekking
- children's activities (Westport House - Pirate Adventure Park)
- popular cultural events and festivals throughout the year
- Croagh Patrick (Ireland's Holy Mountain) - climb 'The Reek'
- local artists and artisans
- ferry to Clare Island (Grainnuale's Castle - Ireland's Pirate Queen)
- rich cultural and historical sites
- Westport Horse & Pony Show (first weekend in June)
- Sea Angling Festival (third or fourth week in June)
- annual Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage (last Sunday in July)
- Westport Arts Festival (first week of October)
- Westport Blue Grass Festival (June)
- Westport Music Festival (five day event in July)
- Westport Seafood Festival (October Bank Holiday weekend)
- Westport Shop 'n Spraoi na Nollag (Christmas Festival held over a December weekend)
- and much more

Manager

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/11/2016

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$65
$457
Peak Season
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$74
$522 $2,152
Off Season
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2018
5 night min stay
$68
$479 $1,915
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

$511
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Old Head
 

Manager info

Why County Mayo, Ireland:
My father purchased this property some time in the 1980s, but didn't build on it until 1992. He had built a house in Cloonagh, closer in toward Westport and, though it is a beautiful, enchanted part of Westport, he just couldn't forget the gorgeous view over Clew Bay from the Kilsallagh property, He started work on this house in Kilsallagh Lower while still living - on holidays, anyway - in Cloonagh. Truly, I doubt there is another view quite as beautiful many places in the world.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We'll defer to the English novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray who visited Westport in 1842, and wrote of the area, 'The most beautiful view I ever saw in the World. It forms an event in one's life to have seen that place so beautiful and so unlike other beauties that I know of. Were such beauties lying on English shores it would be a World's wonder perhaps, if it were on the Mediterranean or Baltic, English travellers would flock to it by hundreds. Why not come and see it in Ireland!' Add to this that Westport is County Mayo's premier tourist destination, and considered one of the liveliest and most charming towns in the West of Ireland, and the visitor can be assured of the best in scenery, food, entertainment, attractions, craic and fond memories.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/11/2016

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Photos

  • The view from house front

    The view from house front

  • Just a short walk from the house

    Just a short walk from the house

  • Triple bunk bed in front bedroom

    Triple bunk bed in front bedroom

  • From the house in daylight

    From the house in daylight

  • Property from across the bay, in Mulranny

    Property from across the bay, in Mulranny

  • Master bedroom en suite

    Master bedroom en suite

  • Horseback riding along Clew Bay shore with cottage in the background

    Horseback riding along Clew Bay shore with cottage in the background

  • Hiking Kilsallagh Upper

    Hiking Kilsallagh Upper

  • Just one of many nearby beaches

    Just one of many nearby beaches

  • Croagh Patrick from Westport Harbour.

    Croagh Patrick from Westport Harbour.

  • Dinning room with Kitchen. Bright open concept area. Seating for eight or more.

    Dinning room with Kitchen. Bright open concept area. Seating for eight or more.

  • Bright modern kitchen with hob, oven and microwave

    Bright modern kitchen with hob, oven and microwave

  • House location against Croagh Patrick backdrop

    House location against Croagh Patrick backdrop

  • Croagh Patrick overlooking the property

    Croagh Patrick overlooking the property

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Clew Bay sunset, view from the house

    Clew Bay sunset, view from the house

  • Sunset lingers over Clew Bay, from the house

    Sunset lingers over Clew Bay, from the house

  • Laundry room

    Laundry room

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • From kitchen window, overlooking Clew Bay

    From kitchen window, overlooking Clew Bay

  • Old Head Beach with cottage in the back ground (courtesy of John Kenny)

    Old Head Beach with cottage in the back ground (courtesy of John Kenny)

  • Lots of seating with new TV and satellite.

    Lots of seating with new TV and satellite.

  • Bright modern kitchen

    Bright modern kitchen

  • Another view of Clew Bay with Clare Island in the distance

    Another view of Clew Bay with Clare Island in the distance

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