You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Knock, Plains of Mayo, County Mayo. It is a Detached Farmhouse.
Located 1 mile from Knock village, 5 miles from Claremorris and 21 miles from Castlebar. This detached farmhouse is set amongst the idyllic countryside with grazing animals. Its unique mix of modern and traditional features, bright tasteful rooms and a cosy wood burning stove makes this a perfect country escape. Only a short walk is one of the world's major pilgrim sites " Knock Shrine". A delightful base from which to daytrip the Great Western Greenway (27miles), Ceide Fields (47 miles) Westport town (45 miles) or Galway city (70 miles).
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 1 mile. Beach 32 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room, w.c. FF: double with ensuite bathroom, double with single with ensuite bathroom, single, bathroom.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with starter pack, wood burner with starter pack, linen and towels included, No Smoking, travel cot, high chair, TV, CD, fridge with small ice box, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, hairdryer, alarm clock, welcome pack, fully enclosed garden, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
Knock has 5 shops, 3 restaurants, 4 pubs, a pharmacy, a takeaway and a post office.
Claremorris has many shops, 5 pubs/bars, 8 restaurants/cafes, 3 supermarkets, 2 pharmacies, 3 banks with atms and many more things to offer.
~ Knock Shrine is a Roman Catholic pilgramage site located close to the property.
~ Clare Lake/McMahon Park is a beautiful 5km walking area around the lake with a playground and beautiful scenery. It's an easy walk with relatively flat terrain so it's perfect for all ages and abilities.
~ Upper Mace Equestrian is 1.4 miles from the property and is a horse riding school with Summer Pony Camps and riding lessons available.
~ Claremorris Golf Club is an 18 hole course with an open day every Thursday for members of the public.
~ Claremorris Open Art Exhibiton is an annual event held in Claremorris for local artists to show their work. Usually held in September.
~ Claremorris Drama Festival is an annual week long event with a host of different plays acted out each day.
The Ceide Fields Visitors Centre in North Mayo will certainly give you a unique experience. For this is not just another archaeological monument or visitor centre. Here you can indulge yourself in a vast prehistoric landscape, a natural wild ecology of blanket bog, dramatic cliffs and coastline, and a much acclaimed building, which has received Ireland's most prestigious architectural award.
Visit the multi-award winning Centre, which has exhibitions, audio-visual show and tearooms and take a guided tour with professional guides and discover a buried wall for yourself using a centuries old method of probing. Experience the unique ecology of the bogland, with it's colourful mosses, sedges, lichens, heathers, flowers and insect-eating sundews while listening to the larks.
Childrens Playground 600 yards. Swimming Pool, Golf 5 miles.
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