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SPACIOUS SHORE-SIDE BUNGALOW IN AN EXCLUSIVE AND HISTORIC LOCATION

Ivor O'Boyle

Speaks French, Swedish, English
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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SPACIOUS SHORE-SIDE BUNGALOW IN AN EXCLUSIVE AND HISTORIC LOCATION

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday bungalow in County Mayo - Bungalow, Rockfleet, Westport

Self catering 3 bedroom bungalow, sleeps 6

This is a beautifully located bungalow situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. This spacious property consists of 3 double bedrooms, 2 large reception rooms, a kitchen, a modern fitted bathroom and an additional shower room. The master bedroom and front living room overlook the ocean and the rear of the property has open rural views stretching to the mountains and the nearby Rockfleet, or Carrickahowley, Castle. A few minutes’ walk along the sea front will take you to this 16th century castle, which was once the home of the Irish pirate queen, Grace O’Malley, or Granuaile. Also within easy walking distance along the sea front is Roigh Pier with a small harbour of local fishing boats. Fishing and sight-seeing trips can be arranged from here. The immediate area provides excellent walking opportunities, including the Furnace lakes, Shramore and Letterkeen forest and the Nephin mountain range. Both stylish and cosy, this bungalow is perfect for couples, families and groups.

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Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ivor O'Boyle

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2009
Speaks French, Swedish, English
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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Reviews

4.9
based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p421747
+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
4

EXCELLENT ROCK POOL AND CRABBING.

  • 4 out of 5
Quiet location on the seashore, good size, well equipped kitchen, cosy and comfortable. Prompt and helpful owner. Recommend for families with children - wellies,crablines and buckets provided. Stunning views from the front door. Very close to the Greenway cycle route (15 minutes cycle), midway between Mulranny and Westport. Two mountain bikes available, and options to hire locally. Good range of shops in nearby Newport
Convenient for Croagh Patrick, Furnace Lakes and Achill Island.
1 1/2 hrs drive from Knock Airport.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p421747
+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

VACANCES PARFAITES

  • 5 out of 5
Si j'avais un peu peur de m'être trompée dans le choix (pas toujours évident sur internet) de ce cottage, mon inquiétude s'est vite envolée en arrivant devant la maison.
Très bien équipée, propre, beaucoup de place (nous sommes une famille de 2 adultes et 4 enfants), des chambres spacieuses, un très bon accueil à notre arrivée et plein de brochures sur les activités à faire avec cartes à l'appui, bref les vacances commençaient bien.
Quant à l'environnement proche du cottage : le paradis des enfants: les moutons, les vaches, les mouvements de la marée, le port, les oiseaux qui viennent manger sur la terrasse et bien sur une des tours de la reine des pirates !!
La maison est en outre très bien située. Nous avions loué une voiture et avons pu bouger et visiter beaucoup de choses : le croagh Patrick, l'abbaye de Kylmore, le parc national du Connemara, les balades à pieds et à vélo sur le Greenway, Achill Island ... Et la ville de Westport que toute la famille a trouvé très belle et conviviale.
Nous avons passé de si bonnes vacances que personne n'arrivait à quitter le cottage et qu'il a été difficile de reprendre le chemin du retour.
Nous n'oublierons pas l'accueil chaleureux des irlandais et ce cottage dans lequel et autour duquel nous avons trouvé tout ce dont nous avions besoin pour de bonnes et agréables vacances.
Quant aux différents contacts avec le propriétaire, M. O'Boyle, ils ont été très chaleureux et mes enfants ont particulièrement apprécié l'envoi d'une petite carte pour la Saint Patrick avec le petit Leprechaun.
Ce qui leur a donné envie de connaitre son histoire, sa légende.
Pour tous ceux qui voudraient partir en Irlande et hésiteraient sur ce cottage, n'hésitez plus.
Si vous aimez la campagne, le calme, la mer, la montagne alors vous trouverez tout cela à Rockfleet.
Merci pour ces vacances pour lesquelles d'ailleurs la location était abordable.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p421747
+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

A SUPERB COTTAGE AND LOCATION!

  • 5 out of 5
We have stayed in a number of holiday cottages in the UK and Ireland over the past several years, and this ranks near the top. The location is sublime, the cottage is beautifully situated and well equipped, was easy to find, and we were greeted by the owner's representative who was nearby if any problems arose (none did). We would recommend this cottage to anyone visiting the area.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p421747
+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

SO AMAZING WE DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE!

So amazing we didn't want to leave!
  • 5 out of 5
The bungalow was everything it said it would be, and more... We immediately felt at home. We were met by the caretaker for the house. She was welcoming, warm and friendly. She is a wealth of knowledge for the area and was available any time we had questions. The history of the area and the beauty of the location were awesome. We varied our stay alternating visiting local areas like Achill Island , Mulranney, Westport, Croagh Patrick, the Foxford Woolen Mills, Ballintuber Abbey, and longer trips to Belleek, The Burren, Doolin and Connemara. all making for a good day journey exploring Ireland. I would definitely recommend this beautiful house. In fact we are talking about renting is next year.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p421747
+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

A PERFECT HOLIDAY COTTAGE

  • 5 out of 5
Our two-week sojourn in this Rockfleet cottage was delightful. The house was spacious and well equipped. The front living room and rear den were both large rooms with comfortable furniture and wonderfully large windows and/or sliding doors to provide light. The front parlor looks onto a gorgeous cove of Clew Bay; the rear affords a view of green fields, where sheep are pastured. We cooked in the kitchen on a daily basis and found it a pleasure to use. The bedrooms and front bathroom were newly renovated, providing first-class accommodation. The cottage's contact person, who lived up the road, was not only solicitous and cordial but also an excellent housecleaner. In sum, this rental was a gem.

The surrounding area was no less disappointing. The hamlet of Rockfleet is picturesque and offers all kinds of opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, and other water sports, but we mostly enjoyed walking the many footpaths around Clew Bay. (Biking is popular in this area.) Touring Achill Island and other destinations in County Mayo, whose scenery is breathtaking, provides a wealth of choice for day trips. The nearby town of Newport has shops and pubs to enjoy (though no bank!) and the bustling city Westport has much charm. This quiet, well-appointed bungalow and its surrounding region offers the visitor a versatile combination of relaxation and activity.

I highly recommend this bungalow to others. In fact, it is my firm intention to rent this cottage again.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p421747
+44 07712580991
County Mayo Ireland
5

IN BACK OF BEYOND

  • 5 out of 5
This was a marvellous location for the West of Ireland experience. It seemed very isolated, yet was quite close to amenities such as dining and groceries. We liked the Grainuaille (not sure of spelling) in nearby Newport.

Views in all directions were spectacular. Sheep on the farm behind us, a castle directly beside us, and the ocean in front with islands drifting off into the distance. The kids loved digging around at low tide for shells and crabs.

The property manager was very attentive to our needs and was able to procure a mobile phone for us, got the heating sorted out within twenty-four hours (on a weekend!), and got us into Carrickahowley (with no small effort on her part).

The cottage itself was simply but comfortably furnished, and all clean. We mostly used it as a base of operations to drive in various directions. I would recommend driving to the beach at the far end of Achill Island (the name escapes me -- but they have excellent topographic maps on the walls of the cottage), Kyle Abbey, and the Marble Arch Caves.
  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Knock
Nearest Ferry
280 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Westport
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

The property is situated on the shores of Clew Bay in Co. Mayo on the west coast of Ireland. In the immediate vicinity are Newport (4 miles), with its shops, bars and restaurants and Mulranny (5 miles), with its blue flag beaches and a beautiful 9 hole links golf course. 15 miles away in Westport and Castlebar there are superb 18 hole golf courses. The house also provides a perfect base to explore Achill Island, Westport and Connemara.

Other Activities: shellfish picking

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday bungalow in County Mayo, Ireland

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Summer
24 May 2014 - 25 Jul 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€680
for 7 nights
€680
 
 
High season
26 Jul 2014 - 22 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€750
for 7 nights
€750
 
 
Late summer
23 Aug 2014 - 19 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€620
for 7 nights
€620
 
 
Autumn
20 Sep 2014 - 24 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€620
for 7 nights
€620
 
 
Oct half term
25 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
7 night minimum stay
€651
for 7 nights
From
€93
 
 
Off peak
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
€490
for 7 nights
From
€70
 
 
Christmas and New year
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
€651
for 7 nights
From
€93
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Bookings can be confirmed with a non-returnable* deposit of 20%. Full amount payable 3 weeks before arrival date.

*Unless rebooked
No additional charges apply.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in County Mayo, Ireland

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 147 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Local Maps
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The main bathroom is modern and fully tiled with a heated towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • For larger groups a 4th bedroom can be made available by arrangement. This consists of 1 double bed, 1 double bunk bed and two single bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Additional utility area has a washing machine, drying area, ironing board and sink.
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