About this listing
Our house is a comfortable home -from-home in a quiet setting with stunning views including Croagh Patrick and the Sheffrey mountains . There are 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms . It is fully equipped and is only 1K from Louisburgh Main Street and beach.
Our house is well equipped,spacious and very comfortable -it is a home from home rather than a holiday home . It sleeps 6 ( inc children) and this is how the basic price is calculated . Price varies according to season.
However, for an added charge it can sleep 8 -10 people in 4 bedrooms. There are 2 double queen beds ,2 single beds,and an additional substantial double king futon and a double airbed. Two of the bedrooms are en suite and there is a family bathroom.
The kitchen is fully equipped inc dishwasher. There is dining area and a wood burning stove , a glorious sun room looking over Croagh Patrick , a sitting room with open fire and a utility room with washing and drying machines.
Outdoors there are lawns for playing and sitting out and behind the house is a field . A BBQ is available.
Guests are welcome to use the house facilities including the large DVD and CD library. There is internet access and a satellite link for UK TV reception and radio. There is also a guitar for the musically talented.
Interaction with guests
As we live part time in the UK, when we are not there we have an arrangement for a local person to meet and greet you as well as giving you information about local amenities .
If you are looking for a peaceful totally relaxed environment in Co Mayo, West of Ireland, with its natural beauty, stunning views and pure air, this is it! It is the home to many artists and when you see the light and dramatic scenery you will see why. The Wild Atlantic way trail includes Louisburgh.
We are within walking distance to the town (1.5km) with its one supermarket and several pubs ! Also a mobile fish van twice a week and a once weekly local sale of eggs preserves and breads.
There is a small tourist shop and information centre( summer) , a small hotel and coffee shop ( summer ) a cafe , and 4 restaurants . Louisburgh hosts several festivals including traditional music.
The local beaches are lovely with white sand and swimming is safe although cold! It's famed for its surfing and pier jumping.
Galway is an easy day trip away and the pretty town of Westport is 30 minutes away.
There are many lovely walks and cycle rides . Bikes can be hired and fishing kayaking and horse riding trips can also be arranged . In the Summer there are local foraging walks. We are only 1.5km from Louisburgh Town which has been recently refurbished to take full advantage of its exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean and the islands which form the entrance to Clew Bay. The countryside is ideal for walkers, anglers , cyclists and climbers but is also wonderful for simple downtime and relaxation.
Public transport is limited . There is a bus and taxis are available . However it is best to have a car
The house is within easy reach of Knock airport - about 1.5 hours drive away
Other things to note
There is detailed helpful written information about the house and local surrounds that will be sent to you after booking.
The house is also a home for us . We do expect guests to treat it with respect and leave it clean . There is a cleaning service after your stay.the fee you pay for cleaning partly covers this cost.
Strict non smoking policy. Pets not routinely allowed but could discuss.
Please specify the number of adults and children you are asking to book for.
From Cambridge UK - enjoy exploring cities and cafe life . Like independent travel with my partner Stuart , and avoiding hotels .