Balinrobe 3 miles.
This bright and airy detached cottage is just a short walk from the banks of Lough Mask near the vibrant town of Ballinrobe and the village of Cong in County Mayo.
This Ballinrobe cottage has been decorated to offer homely, comfortable accommodation for groups of friends and families wishing to explore this beautiful part of south Mayo.
With a variety of sleeping arrangements throughout, this Mayo cottage has six spacious bedrooms, with five en-suite shower rooms for added convenience and luxury, ensuring that you are very comfortable during your stay here in Ballinrobe.
For those evenings you wish to dazzle your loved ones with your culinary skills, you will find a kitchen and dining area, complemented by a woodburning stove, or on those warm, sunny evenings you can open up the doors to the garden as you enjoy your meal.
A small sitting room with an open fire offers a cosy space to enjoy a spot of TV, or a good book before setting off on your daily adventures.
Outside this delightful Ballinrobe cottage is a spacious lawned area where the kids can play safely, and a short walk will take you down to the shores of Lough Mask.
The lively market town of Ballinrobe is situated on the River Robe and is served by a wonderful selection of shops, pubs and eateries.
Near to Ballinrobe are Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, each offering anglers some of the best fishing opportunities in the wonderful west of Ireland.
Ballinrobe is also home to a championship golf course and Mayo’s only racecourse, which hosts eight meetings a year.
Nearby, the historic village of Cong is very popular with tourists and well worth a visit.
Home to the stunning Ashford Castle and romantic ruin of Cong Abbey and the Monks' Fishing House set on the waterside, it was also the setting for the film The Quiet Man, starring John Wayne.
Why not take a cruise across the lough to discover some of the oldest monastic sites in Europe?
Walkers and cyclists will feel right at home in this scenic region.
A wonderful cottage for touring both Galway and Mayo with endless attractions to keep you busy!
Six bedrooms: 2 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin, 3 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove. Utility. Sitting room (seats 6) with open fire.
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.