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Ivor O'Boyle

Member since: 2009
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Speaks English, French, Swedish

Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location

Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday bungalow in Ireland - 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.

Near the sea:

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ivor O'Boyle (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Swedish


based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Spacious shore-side bungalow in an exclusive and historic location
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 18 reviews
Market Harborough

Very Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

A lovely property close to all towns, very quiet and relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Market Harborough

Brillant location

  • 5 of 5

The Property is very well situated with some stunning veiws, very well equiped for 6 people. Good enclosed gardens for our dogs. Will definately re book this property for next years break in Mayo

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home with sea views

  • 5 of 5

We immediately fell in love with the incredible sea view from the front of the house. The ever changing mountain views from the rear were also stunning. The house was clean, spacious and well equipped and there was a large, safe garden. Perfect for children. I would

recommend lighting the open fire with traditional turf in the cosy kitchen diner if the weather is a bit chilly. One of the highlights was an evening of live Irish music at Nevin's Newfield Inn, a 10 minute drive away.

We would also recommend a wonderful seafood restaurant at Westport called An Port Mor.

This is a lovely retreat if you enjoy peace and quiet and wildlife. There were lots of interesting birds in the garden, also rabbits and there are lambs and calves in the fields behind.

Mr O'Boyle's representative nearby was on hand to deal with any queries.

All in all a holiday venue to remember.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely setting, property disappointing

  • 1 of 5

The house is very poorly maintained. The kitchen is very old and falling apart. The couches in the snug/tv room is falling apart. The mattress in the main bedroom is uncomfortable, you can feel the springs through the mattress. The bathroom is ok and functional. The hot water runs out in seconds, so don't bother having a bath. The shower is so-so. For the amount paid, this property is a serious let down - DISAPPOINTING. The only thing going for it is the surrounding views. The photo's don't do the property justice.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well I'm disappointed this guest didn't find their stay positive but I must take issue with a couple of the points raised. The kitchen is not falling apart, it is very well equipped and all the appliances are fully functional. All guests are advised on the hot water system including the immersion heater which has two settings, the correct setting allows a plentiful supply of hot water. I, nor none of my previous guests, have ever had a problem with the mattress in the main bedroom either. I do however concur with the comments made re the sofa/chairs in the snug room, I plan to replace these. Ivor O'Boyle
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Lovely property. Great position.

  • 5 of 5

The owner was always very helpful and quick with responses to any questions we had before our stay.

We were looking for a peaceful off the beaten track location for our holiday and we got it! Looking out of the front windows onto bays and islands was idyllic, with the sea a safe, but exciting, 30 yards from our front door when the tide was in.

Nevins pub, just a couple of miles from the house serves great food at reasonable prices, and to top it all they offered free transport to and from their pub, which we gladly accepted. They had live music from local musicians on a couple of nights on the week we were there, which was also great.

We hired bikes from James, recommended by Nevins, and that also worked out really well. James will deliver and collect the bikes from anywhere you want in the local area, but for a first trip we set off from the house and joined the Greenway (the longest in the UK at 42km?) about 1/4 mile away, and made our way up to Achill Island which was a lovely ride....quite a way though...but you wouldn't have to go so far if you didn't want to - There are a few tea shops and shops on the way. We would recommend Yvonne Café as it was traditional, welcoming but with a sad story to tell. For a second bike trip we had the bikes delivered to the hotel before the bridge that goes to Achill Island, then we set off onto the Island turning left along the Atlantic Drive, which has stunning scenery. Again the maps are good and you can cycle as far as you like.

One of the highlights for us happened after the 2nd cycle ride when we got in our car to tour the rest of Achill Island....during the short trip we spotted a pod of about 20 dolphins frolicking about 70 meters off shore. We watched them for about 1/2 hour, then drove to the end of the Island. On our journey back about 1/2 hour later, we spotted them again about 1km down the coast. We have certainly never seen so many dolphins in that scenario before.

You must take the walk / hike up Croagh Patrick, which is just the other side of Westport - Not for the faint hearted, but having said that there seem to be a lot of 70yrs plus walking along side of us!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent rock pool and crabbing.

  • 4 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: Sep 12, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
280 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
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


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in County Mayo, Ireland

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 May 2016 - 22 Jul 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
23 Jul 2016 - 19 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
20 Aug 2016 - 16 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off peak
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and New year
17 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Ireland in Europe

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 147 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Additional utility area has a washing machine, drying area, ironing board and sink.

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