You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Charlestown, Carracastle, County Mayo. It is a Detached Cottage.
This charming 200 year old cottage is located on the Mayo - Roscommon border just 4 miles from both Charlestown and Ballaghaderreen. The cottage is newly renovated to provide mystical charm and old world feel with a cosy solid fuel stove in the lounge. There is a playground with swings/slide and spacious grounds. A fisherman's paradise with renowned fishing lakes within 5 miles of the property.
Shop. Pub 880 yards. Restaurant 4 miles. Beach 25 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, 2 doubles 1 with ensuite shower room 1 with basin, double with single with basin, bathroom with separate shower.
Oil by meter read and electricity by meter read, wood burner with starter pack, linen and towels included, travel cot, high chair, TV, dvd player, radio, CD, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, internet access, hairdryer, electric blankets, uk tv channels, welcome pack, fully enclosed garden, garden furniture, picnic bench, bbq, swings and slide, locked shed available for storage, private off road parking, childrens playground. Small pets welcome.
~ This property has been approved by the Irish Tourist Board and has been awarded 4 stars.
~The house is accessible to the disabled (not certfied).
~ There is unlimited free Wi-Fi available in the property for guests.
~ There first EUR20 of oil is included - Meter read after this.
Carracastle is within easy reach of Knock Shrine, Castlebar, Ballina, Westport, Roscommon, Boyle, Sligo and Enniscrone on the Atlantic Coast, while Galway and Donegal are just over a one hour drive away.
A day trip to Westport by car offers a fantastic variety of destinations for all tastes.
Clew Bay and Louisburgh just outside the west Mayo town offer a multitude of beautiful, jaw-dropping scenery, while the 42km Greenway is the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland.
~ Fishing: The Lung Valley (5 miles) is an anglers paradise with its rivers and lakes - Lough Gara, Lough Glynn, Lough Errit, Lough Urlar offers some of the best Coarse Fishing waters in Ireland. It is excellent for bream, trout, roach, rudd, perch, tench, eel, pike and hybrids.
~The Greenway traverses Ireland's Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island and visits the picturesque villages of Newport and Mulranny (Mallaranny). It passes by some of the West of Ireland's most dramatic mountains and offers magnificent views of Clew Bay and its many islands
~There are a variety of historical and cultural sites including- Croagh Patrick, Westport House (Which has lots of attractions for kids) the Ceide Fields, Ballintubber and Kylemore Abbeys, Knock Shrine, Rockfleet Castle, Foxford Woollen Mills, the National Famine Monument at Murrisk.
~Carracastle has at least 20 Pre-historic Forts in the area. Stone and Earthen Forts are noted in a book on Carracastle published by the late local historian Vincent Coleman.
~On Lough Gara there are Crannogs dotted along the Lough - these are man-made stone islands built over 3,000 years ago.
Places To Visit;
Knock Shrine / Museum
Croagh Patrick / Westport
Foxford Woollen Mills
Museum of Country Life, Castlebar
The Four Altars
Douglas Hyde Centre
Lough Key Forest Park
Cong (The Quiet Man)
Yeats Country, Sligo
Strokestown House / Famine Museum
Seaweed Baths, Enniscrone
Walking - Easy 0 yards. Cycling .25 miles. Traditional Music .5 miles. Forest walks 2 miles. Golf, Fishing - River, Tennis, Childrens Playground 4 miles. Bird watching, Horse riding 8 miles.
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