Swinford 6 miles.
Situated in the rural townland of Drumagh, Killasser on the border of counties Mayo and Sligo and set on a working livestock farm is this delightfully pretty cottage near Swinford.
Beautifully presented and set across one floor, this stone-fronted, Swinford cottage has been lovingly refurbished and maintains much of the original cottage's charm and character.
The homely feel of the open plan kitchen and living space is complemented by the exposed wooden beams, while the whole area is warmed by a cosy solid fuel stove housed in an impressive feature fireplace, with the welcoming owners happy to supply all the fuel you need.
To the front of your Swinford cottage is a well-kept lawned garden, complete with water feature, while the rear of the property boasts a herb garden, as well as a collection of fruit trees, with visitors welcome to enjoy the harvest when in season.
Those looking to get away from it all will enjoy the peaceful setting, but the amenities of Swinford and the charming village of Aclare are never far away should you need them.
Children can make the acquaintance of the friendly donkey in the field opposite, while the Blue Flag beach at Enniscrone is less than an hour's drive.
With fishing, golf, museums and traditional music all available locally, this wonderful Swinford cottage is the perfect place for your Irish getaway.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double (1 with access from 1 side only), 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. External utility with WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with solid fuel stove.
About the location
SWINFORD, COUNTY MAYO
Westport 28 miles; Sligo 35 miles.
Swinford is a market town in County Mayo, located approximately 11 miles from Knock International Airport. Situated on a tributary of the River Moy, Swinford is known for its fishing waters, which include the Callow Lakes (which yield excellent brown trout) and the lakes of Conn and Cullin. It is home to one of Mayo's largest summer festivals with pageantry, ceili dancing and heritage displays depicting many of the traditions of East Mayo. Swinford offers a nine hole golf course, pony trekking and nature walks while, in the evenings, the town's pubs offer traditional Irish music. A wealth of archaeological sites are within walking distance of the town, and it is an excellent base from which to tour many of Mayo's visitor attractions including Croagh Patrick, Ceide Fields and the Foxford Woollen Mills.