Lynskey's Cottage

Ballyvary near Castlebar, County Mayo (Ref. 25446)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Ballyvary 2 miles.

A cosy detached cottage situated on a quiet country lane near the village of Ballyvary, County Mayo.

This Ballyvary cottage sits in an idyllic location, surrounded by farmland and provides secluded and peaceful accommodation perfect for couples or a small family.

This County Mayo cottage features two double bedrooms, as well as a kitchen/dining area and a welcoming sitting room complete with an impressive mantelpiece boasting an oil stove.

Exuding character throughout, this Ballyvary cottage will immediately make you feel right at home.

Outside, there is a front patio area so you can immerse yourself in the tranquillity of this rural setting only to be disturbed by the sound of the local wildlife.

The small village of Ballyvary is just a couple of miles away and features a shop, pub and a takeaway.

The village lies on the main Castlebar to Swinford road so access to the surrounding area, including Knock Airport, is straightforward.

This area is famous for superb fishing facilities with the nearby River Moy providing some of the best fishing in Ireland, plus the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life and the impressive Knock Shrine are both nearby.

Just a few miles away is the lively town of Castlebar with a plethora of shops, pubs and restaurants, plus this County Mayo cottage is also within easy driving distance of the popular town of Westport.

You can also climb Croagh Patrick, take a cycle along the Greenway to Achill Island or marvel at the islands in Clew Bay.

The cosmopolitan city of Galway is also a must for a day trip with the cobbled streets showcasing the best of authentic Irish culture.

This delightful Irish cottage is waiting for you to experience all this and more so book today!


All ground floor. Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with oil stove.


  • Oil central heating with oil stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power included in rent Mar - Oct, €25 supplement Nov - Feb inclusive, payable directly to owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

About the location


Castlebar 7 miles; Foxford 7 miles; Swinford 11 miles; Westport 17 miles.

The cosy village of Ballyvary lies on the main road from Castlebar to Swinford. The quiet village has a well-equipped shop, pub and takeaway. Ballyvary benefits from easy access to the lively towns of Castlebar and Westport, as well as Knock Airport. The superb fishing opportunities on the River Moy are available nearby, as well many walking and cycling routes amongst the pretty countryside. The city of Galway, Achill Island and County Sligo are also easily reached making this location an ideal choice for a memorable Irish break.

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