Kevin's House

Achill Island, County Mayo (Ref. 911683)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    5

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Situated along a quiet road leading to the beach is this immaculately-presented, detached cottage on Achill Island off the coast of County Mayo. This Achill cottage has been finished to a high standard to offer a spacious and contemporary base for your west of Ireland discovery. With four bright and airy bedrooms, this Mayo cottage exudes style and comfort, with three en-suite facilities. The large open plan living space boasts a stylish fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area, complemented by an open fire and French doors leading to the rear patio. There is also a second, separate sitting room where you can enjoy some peace and quiet with your feet up, in front of a roaring fire, after a day of walking around this stunning island. Step outside this cottage to be greeted with glorious mountain views and a vast rural landscape, with a sandy beach only 10 minutes away. Achill Island is the largest of Ireland’s islands and boasts some of the most stunning coastal scenery in the country. It is linked to the mainland via a large bridge, making it home to many residents and one of Ireland’s most visited regions. Wonderful evenings can be had in the village, with pubs and a selection of eateries. Achill is home to five Blue Flag beaches, so why not spend a day discovering them all? Watersports are a big attraction here in Achill with many to try out, such as kayaking, canoeing, sailing and surfing. The island is also widely popular with golfers, walkers and cyclists, with so many scenic routes throughout, including the Atlantic Drive which encompasses superb seascapes along the way. Other popular destinations within easy reach are the towns of Clifden and Westport, both offering a slice of culture and tradition. The perfect Mayo cottage to explore the great outdoors!

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 5) and sitting area with open fire. Utility. Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fires. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Area to front and enclosed rear area with stone chippings. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2.5 miles. Beach 10 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

ACHILL ISLAND, COUNTY MAYO

Westport 33 miles.

At 57 square miles, Achill is the largest island of Ireland, and lies off the west coast, in County Mayo. The island is linked to the mainland by the Michael Davitt Bridge, making it easily accessible. Boasting five Blue Flag beaches, Achill has some of the most beautiful, secluded, remote beaches in Ireland, but watersports are always easy to find. Try surfing, windsurfing, canoeing or kayaking on one of the beautiful beaches, enjoy a horse ride along the coast, or just take a stroll through the sand. With its beautiful mountainous landscape, Achill Island provides great walking, and the Atlantic Drive, 40km of coastal scenery, is perfect for cars and bicycles alike. Visit the Deserted Village at Slievemore, or the Tower at Kildavnet and discover some of Achill Island's history, or just over 30 miles away lies the town of Westport, on the mainland, ideal for a day out. A lovely island, with endless possibilities.