About this listing
Located on our smallholding in the west of ireland. Satelite tv, microwave, gas/electric inclusive. Parking for two cars. On site wifi access. Bed linen & towels supplied. Laundry service available @ €8 per load.Children & pets welcome. Smokers are welcome but not in the van please.Situated in the quiet village of Greenauns & 9 miles from Castlebar where you will find pubs, shops, swimming baths, etc.
4 miles from irish museum of country living & horse/pony riding.
For the fisherfolk loughs conn & cullen are 5 miles away & offer good fishing with boats & gillies available for hire & for the cyclist or walker we have miles of counrtry lanes & hill walks. The accomadation comprises one double bedroom, 1 bedroom with two singles or join to make double & one double which makes up in lounge. Tents to house larger parties are welcome & one two man tent is provided with the van.
Guests at Greenauns Cottage Caravan can expect a warm welcome & as much or as little contact with us as they require. There are few restrictions imposed, you will come & go as you wish whether it is 3pm in the afternoon or 3am in the morning ! Being a truly rural area ( we are 3 miles from the nearest road ) public transport is not an option, so you will need to consider your transport needs, cycling on our lovely quiet lanes is a popular choice, as is walking our beautiful hills. Must visits have to include Westport house with its great pirate themed park for the kids & Achill island with its gorgeous beaches & rugged beauty providing a great day out for all the family & lots more. Guests in our caravan can avail of fresh free range eggs provided by our own hens & ducks ( no charge for the early morning alarm ! ) We also have numerous cats & three very friendly but boisterous dogs always happy to make new friends. Due to a late cancellation our van is now available from 1st to 5th August at a special offer price of €30 per night or €200 for 7 nights.
The van is sited in its own large field with a lawned area around it for guests to enjoy, the only shared area is the driveway which serves both the van & our cottage. The areas off limits are clearly signed & gated & this is for guest safety due to the presence of our geese.
Interaction with Guests
Our guests are welcome to spend time with us if they so wish & if privacy is required we respect that also.
It is a beautiful place in which to live. We like & encourage wild birds & butterflys. It is a rural (URL HIDDEN) aside from the odd donkey braying is very tranquil & we are in the lee of a small mountain ( accessible to walkers ) while the van is sited to give breathtaking views of the nearest lough. Towels & bed linen are provided & as our water is pumped from the stream which runs though our land bottled water for drinking is also supplied.
Public transport is reasonable...there are buses & trains...but we are 3 miles from the nearest bus route so you would need to consider this.
Other Things to Note
We have a lot of animals on site..incuding three dogs, numerous cats & poultry ( which can be quite noisy ) so if you are not too keen on the presence of animals this may not be the best choice for you.
van to be left as found
children & pets welcome
Gates to be closed at all times
No smoking inside the van