Approached via a quiet country lane with stone washed walls in a rural setting, Glor Cottage is a detached, traditional-style cottage near Knock in County Mayo. With a bright and airy feel throughout, by the help of the natural light streaming in through the windows, this charming abode is ideal for families and friends looking to tour the local area. With a plethora of walking and outdoor adventure within easy reach, return to find this humble abode offers a cosy base to relax and unwind at the end of the day. You are welcomed into the well-appointed kitchen showcasing a lovely breakfast table for you to gather at mealtimes and a tiled finish framing a quality set of base and wall units. Once you have discussed the events from the day over a piping hot dinner, move through to the sitting area and get cosy by the traditional, solid fuel range in front of the TV. Each of the bedrooms come with bedside tables and lamps for for a spot of bedtime reading, as well as ample storage space to stow away your belongings. There are two lovely double rooms followed by a family room for those travelling with a child, while the shower room boasts a large walk-in shower cubicle. Outside, you have a front lawn making the most of this countryside setting and plenty of off-road parking on the yard to the rear. Choose from many attractions, a network of walking and cycling as well as many outdoors pursuits in this wonderful region of County Mayo. You can discover a variety of amenities within the town of Ballyhaunis, catering for your holiday essentials and evenings out dining with the family. Choose to explore the Ausgustinian Friary or take a quiet, gentle stroll along the Abbey Walk, while the popular Knock Marian Shrine offers pilgrimage to many Catholics each year. Venture out to the coast and pay a visit to the lovely town of Westport, home to a variety of activities such as golf and hiking as well as showcasing the international artist Maser's multi-coloured mural on Altamont Street. Claremorris is perfect for picking up all your holiday essentials from the supermarkets here. You can also amble along the Mall and enjoy the tree-lined banks of the Carrowbeg River, not forgetting to visit the town of Castlebar for its National Museum of Country Life. A superb base for your next holiday in Ireland.
Oil central heating with solid fuel range. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine. TV with Saorview, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off-road parking. Front lawned garden, rear gravelled yard. 2 well behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant 4 miles. Note: This property has low doorways due to the style of the cottage.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x family room with a double and single bed. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with solid fuel range
The quaint village of Knock is home to one of Europe’s most famous religious landmarks. The impressive Knock Shrine was apparently the location of an apparition in 1879. The site has such importance that John Paul II visited Knock Shrine himself to commemorate the centenary of the vision. The village now attracts over one million visitors a year and is just a short distance from Knock Airport. The area is surrounded by beautiful stretching countryside and is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, walkers and fishermen. There are many towns nearby including Castlebar and Westport with many events and festivals throughout the year.