Bramble Cottage

Derryhick near Foxford, County Mayo (Ref. 26053)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Foxford 6 miles. A quaint detached cottage located in the townland of Derryhick, close to the friendly town of Foxford in County Mayo. Well-appointed throughout, this cosy cottage near Foxford provides an excellent base for couples and small families in need of a rural retreat, as well as fishing enthusiasts looking to spend quiet days beside the numerous nearby lochs. This homely cottage near Foxford has two well-presented bedrooms, as well as a kitchen and an inviting sitting room with a lovely woodburner. The bright and airy conservatory with dining area offers a wonderful space to enjoy an evening together discussing your holiday over a bottle of wine. On warm evenings, alfresco dining can be enjoyed at this Derryhick cottage, whilst sausages sizzle on the BBQ and the children play in the garden. Resting on the banks of the River Moy, the nearby town of Foxford is surrounded by a wide range of activities for the outdoor explorer with walking, mountain biking and pike fishing on Lough Cullin, plus there are a plethora of friendly pubs and restaurants. Pike fishing can be enjoyed on Derryhick Lake, which is a mere 5 minutes' walk from your cottage in County Mayo, and you can also partake in a spot of fly fishing, trout and salmon fishing on loughs Cullen and Conn, which are four miles away. The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life can be found a short drive away, providing a superb day out for families of all ages; here you can immerse yourself in the past traditions of everyday life for Ireland's ancestors. Further afield is the popular heritage town of Westport, which benefits from a unique array of cafes, boutiques and colourful buildings, whilst sandy beaches and watersports can be enjoyed in Sligo and the Achill Island, just 40 minutes' drive from your Foxford cottage. A wonderful, peaceful cottage near Foxford, one to be enjoyed all year round.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. External utility. Sitting room with woodburner. Conservatory with dining area.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in utility, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 3 cars. Storage shed. Front lawned garden with bench and rear patio with chiminea, furniture and BBQ, separate wildlife garden with patio area and pond. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 4 miles. Note: Unfenced pond in wildlife garden, children to be supervised.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

FOXFORD, COUNTY MAYO

Ballina 10 miles; Castlebar 15 miles; Westport 24 miles.

Foxford is a delightful town situated on the River Moy in County Mayo. Foxford is well known as a tourist centre and has a variety of traditional pubs, restaurants and shops. Nestled between the Ox and Nephin Mountains, the town caters for a range of outdoor activities such as walking, mountain biking and fishing. The Foxford Way is an 86km long trail which takes in the Ox Mountains, archaeological sites, boglands and river banks. For fishing enthusiasts, the River Moy offers salmon fishing, whilst nearby Loughs Conn and Cullin provide opportunities for brown trout fishing. Further afield are the towns of Ballina and Castlebar, and the Ballycroy National Park and Achill Island, are all suitable for a day trip.