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7 Aikenhead Terrace

(Ref. 1050196)

Foxford, County Mayo Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a great time at the cottage, it was lovely and cosy and most of all it was convenient for town which is handy if you want to enjoy the local pubs and hotel."

    Always a warm welcome to foxford when you arrive. The cottage is on a slight inclined road which isn't ideal for everyone, but a lovely location and great views of town and mountains. I would recommend it if you need to be near town off the main road.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Mar 2024

  • "The house was wonderfully clean, warm and comfortable with home made bread awaiting us - yum."

    The layout was exceptional and the kitchen great for all our cooking needs. A great location for exploring County Mayo. Easy to find and v close to Foxford. All good with congratulations to the owners. Guy & Kirsten Briggs

    Reviewed by Guy5.0Dec 2023

  • "It’s a great place to stay."

    Very comfortable and clean. Made to feel very welcome. Communication was good and all went smoothly. We were two couples. Beds comfortable and it had all we needed. Definitely would recommend.

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Aug 2023

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice box, washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power, a starter pack for woodburning stove, bed linen, and towels are all inc. rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and river 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 3pm, check-out by 10:30am
  • Note: Steps up to front entrance that may be unsuitable for those with mobility issues

The property

Resting in a quiet cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Foxford, a quaint village on the tranquil banks of the River Moy, lies this charming, two-bedroom holiday home, Aikenhead Terrace.

With living spaces set across the ground-floor, and exceptional proximity to nearby amenities, this property welcomes a family of four to enjoy a relaxing, self-catered getaway to the beautiful setting of County Mayo.

After parking up roadside, step into your new home-from-home and be greeted by a variety of well-presented living areas.

An amply-equipped kitchenette houses everything the chosen chef will need to rustle up a tasty, home-cooked meal, whilst a dining area with a table for four invites you and your loved ones to savour your meals as you catch up on the day's events.

Whilst the sun is still shining, take a glass of your favourite beverage out back into the rear courtyard, where you can kick back on the garden seating as you toast to your getaway.

After enjoying a film on the TV in the sitting room, head for a rejuvenating shower on your way to retiring for a well-earned sleep in one of the two, plush double bedrooms.

If you can tear yourself from your new dwelling, head out to explore what your surroundings have to offer.

Take a stroll into Foxford to embark on a peaceful stroll along the The Admiral Brown Promenade, which runs adjacent to the rushing waters of the River Moy.

Once you've worked up a suitable appetite, settle down for some traditional pub fare at The Moy Hotel before your head back to your peaceful new lodgings.

A short drive from your new home will bring you a to a plethora of exciting locations, such as the Knockmore Lakeside Picnic Area, which enjoys views overlooking Lough Conn; the historic remains of Ballylahan Castle; and the Turlough Round Tower and the National Museum.

The town of Ballina also houses the pristine landscape of Belleek Wood/Park and the Dolmen of the Four Maols.

Look no further than Aikenhead Terrace for your next escape to Ireland.

About the location

FOXFORD, COUNTY MAYO

Ballina 10 miles; Castlebar 15 miles; Enniscrone 18 miles; Westport 24 miles; Sligo 45 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 a 53 mile long trail which takes in the Ox Mountains, archaeological sites, boglands and river banks. For fishing enthusiasts, the River Moy offers some of Ireland's best salmon fishing, whilst nearby Loughs Conn and Cullin provide opportunities for brown trout fishing. Foxford is ideally located for exploring the Wild Atlantic Way, either going west to Erris to explore it's beautiful rugged coastline, take in a visit to Ceide Fields Centre, Downpatrick Head or head east towards Enniscrone and other Sligo towns. Enniscrone has a beautiful beach and all the facilities of a resort town. Further afield are the towns of Ballina, Castlebar and Sligo, the Ballycroy National Park and Achill Island, all suitable for a day trip.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas