Sound Cottage

Achill Island, County Mayo (Ref. 13594)

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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
  • Seaside
  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Achill Sound 1.8 miles. A well-presented, detached coastal cottage, situated close to the village of Achill Sound in County Mayo. Located at the end of a country lane in peaceful isolation, this Achill Island cottage has been appointed in a friendly and traditional style to provide cosy and comfortable accommodation, perfect for a small family or a couple looking for a romantic retreat. With the accommodation entirely across the ground floor,this Achill Island cottage has two bedrooms, a kitchen with dining area, and a homely sitting room featuring a warming stove adding to the serene atmosphere. Outside you can settle and enjoy the stunning views, or take a stroll down to the shoreline to absorb the wonderful scenery. The village of Achill Sound is situated between Achill Island and the mainland, and is surrounded by spectacular countryside and a beautiful bay. The island has five Blue Flag beaches, so an unspoilt haven is never far away, ideal for a day of family fun or a late evening stroll with only the sound of the sea for company. There are plenty of activities to be found on this stunning island, including watersports, horse riding, mountain hiking, golf and fishing. The finest attraction not to be missed is the Great Western Greenway cycle route that winds through the wild scenery all the way to the cosmopolitan town of Westport, revealing breathtaking vistas en route. Explore the magical Clew Bay or conquer Croagh Patrick; all this and more before returning to your lovely Achill Island cottage.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with double sofa bed and multi-fuel stove.

Amenities

Electric storage heaters with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Front lawned garden with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Coast 2 mins walk. Note: This property is surrounded by farmland, so pets must be kept under strict control. Note: Though all ground floor, there is a step between the kitchen and hall, which leads to the bathroom.

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.