Cappacurry near Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Ballinrobe 2 miles. A stone-built, detached property situated next to a working livestock farm in the townland of Cappacurry, just 2 miles from the thriving market town of Ballinrobe, County Mayo. This charming Ballinrobe cottage perfectly blends modern convenience with a number of original features, such as thick stone walls, dating back to its construction some 100 years ago. Relaxation comes as standard in this Ballinrobe cottage, whether it's in a rocking chair with a good book in front of the cosy woodburner, kicking back in front of a DVD on one of the leather recliners in the sitting room, or settling into your king-size bed after a fantastic day's exploring. Why not enjoy a spot of alfresco dining on the sheltered patio or take in the far-reaching rural views to the rear of this Ballinrobe cottage? Ballinrobe offers some fine pubs, restaurants, and an 18 hole golf course is only half a mile away, while the area is known for its walking, cycling, fishing and scenic drives around loughs Mask, Corrib and Carra. With the towns of Westport, Castlebar and Cong (the setting for the famous 'Quiet Man' movie) as well as Galway City all within an hour's drive, this Ballinrobe cottage is the perfect base from which to explore Ireland's wonderful west.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with mountain views. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and woodburner. Utility room. Sitting room.
Oil central heating with woodburner in kitchen. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, flat screen TV with DVD, CD/radio. Library of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, €25 supplement payable direct to owner Oct - March inclusive. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lawned garden to front of property with bench, side patio with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Property is located just off a main road and may be subject to some traffic noise.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
About the location
Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Westport 20 miles; Galway 30 miles.
Ballinrobe is a lively market town on the River Robe in County Mayo, close to Lough Mask, Lough Carra and Lough Corrib. Geographically, it is ideally located as a touring base for those wishing to explore Galway, Mayo and west Ireland. Dating back to the 1300s, Ballinrobe is believed to be the oldest town in South Mayo, and is surrounded by many features of archaeological, architectural, historic and ecological interest. Ballinrobe is known as the lake angling centre of the west, and with 60,000 acres of lough fishing, and miles of river fishing close by, it is easy to see why, plus the town offers a championship 18 hole golf course and Spring and Summer horse racing meetings. For day trips, the stunning Mayo coastline can be easily reached in half an hour, and a visit to the world-famous Connemara National Park, with its breathtaking walks and amazing scenery, makes for an unforgettable day trip.