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The Cottage

Ross near Castlebar, County Mayo (Ref. 18828)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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16 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Duane

    “Beautiful old fashioned cottage.”

    Beautifully maintained and very well stocked with basics needed.

    Beautifully maintained and very well stocked with basics needed.

    - Mrs Duane, November 2019

The property

Castlebar 5 miles.

Located in a picturesque setting in the village of Ross, County Mayo, just five miles from the lively town of Castlebar is this pretty, detached cottage.

Enjoying delightful rural views, this compact Castlebar cottage offers traditional charm and a wealth of character features, from the thick stone walls and quaint half-door entry, to the roaring turf fire in the open plan living area.

With a cosy, ground floor double bedroom and dressing room, this Castlebar cottage is perfect for a couple wishing to explore the area.

The mezzanine sleeping area overlooking the sitting room offers flexibility with two extra single beds for additional members of your party.

County Mayo boasts a number of attractions, both natural and man-made, to keep any holidaymaker entertained.

Climbers can scale the famous Croagh Patrick mountain or visit the Ceide Fields, a Stone Age archaeological site.

Alternatively, brush up on rural Irish history at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life before enjoying the wonderful food, music and hospitality found in abundance in the popular town of Westport.

On a warm summer's evening, fire up the charcoal barbecue on the sun-trap patio at this Castlebar cottage before retiring for the evening to dream of adventures yet to come on your Irish cottage holiday.


  • Mostly ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x mezzanine twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • External utility.
  • Oil central heating with stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine in utility, TV with Saorview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent May - Sept, €30 fuel supplement Oct - April inclusive, payable direct to owner
  • Turf for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ, patio to side and rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 4.5 miles
  • Note: The mezzanine sleeping area is reached via a ladder and may not be suitable for young children, the elderly or the infirm.

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About the location


Westport 17 miles; Claremorris 23 miles; Sligo 52 miles

County Mayo’s largest town by population and rich in history, Castlebar is centrally located enjoying access to most of the county’s attractions and beyond. The town is a major destination for shoppers from all over the west of Ireland and also boasts a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and other amenities, including the 18-hole Castlebar Golf Club and the Royal Theatre, where regular shows and concerts can be enjoyed. The engaging Museum of Country Life, Ireland’s only National Museum outside of Dublin, is also situated just outside the town. The lively town of Westport, famous for its traditional Irish music, is just a short drive away, and the spectacular Atlantic coastline on Achill Island represents a wonderful day trip. In addition, the Connemara region, Galway City and Sligo are all just a short drive away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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