You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Doohoma, Blacksod Bay, County Mayo. It is a Detached Dormer Bungalow.
This modern holiday home is located on the Doohoma peninsula walking distance to the shop, pubs and beach just 10 miles from Belmullet town. It is nicely furnished with bright rooms and stunning views over Blacksod Bay and Achill Island. Doohoma is noted for salmon fishing and its stoney beach is perfect for shellfishing. Adjacent to the house is an 9 hole golflinks course and a wonderful 12 mile ring route for cycling. Devoid of traffic it's a wonderful place to get away from it all.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant. Beach 880 yards.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room, 2 doubles 1 with ensuite shower room, bathroom with separate shower. FF: 2 doubles 1 with ensuite shower room, single.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, TV, radio, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, freeview, internet access, partially enclosed garden, patio area, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
The internet access is via an internet dongle.
Doohoma is a small village on the Atlantic Coast of Mayo. There are two pubs, The Sea Rod Inn (Barrett's) and Tra Bui (Holmes's), which offer food, a post office and two grocery stores.
It is a picturesque village with panoramic sea views across Blacksod Bay. Its long sandy beaches and safe bays are perfect for water sports such as surfing, kiting, sailing, swimming, fishing, boating and wind surfing. Doohoma has also stony beaches where children can pick shellfish such as winkles, mussels and limpets in safety. Oyster beds are also being cultivated which should provide a great attraction for the gourmet.
A scenic links golf course is located near Doohoma Head overlooking Blacksod Bay and Achill Island. The course consists of nine greens and eighteen tee boxes and is a stern test of golf with hole lengths ranging from 100 yards to 190 yards. This course is becoming ever more popular with membership numbers continuously increasing. All holes have a view of the sea and none are more than a few hundred yards from the beach. The holes form a horseshoe shape around the Doohoma football pitch. Hazards include sand traps and rough grass, no trees or water hazards. A practice green is available. No facilities exist on the premises but the course is located a short walk from The Sea Rod public house which has refreshments (bar food and drinks), a small shop, and restrooms for patrons. As this course is directly facing the Atlantic the weather can be windy and rainy even when the weather further inland seems fine, dress appropriately. Green Fees are EUR10 per day
For those interested in walking, cycling or just sightseeing there is a ring road some 12 miles long, right round by the coast of the Doohoma Peninsula which is almost three miles square, with easy access to coves and shores throughout the whole length.
The dining table in the photos seats 4 but the owner can provide a bigger dining table if necessary.
Bird watching .25 miles. Fishing - Lake, Fishing - Course 8 miles. Fishing - Deep Sea, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room, Bowling, Leisure centre and indoor pool, Horse riding 14 miles.
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