Crossmolina 5.4 miles. Ballina 30 minutes. Lying just a handful of miles from the town of Crossmolina in the County Mayo countryside, Howley Cottage is a charming 1930s holiday cottage providing a great base for a rural retreat to Ireland. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with beautiful views of Nephin Mountain, Howley Cottage can sleep up to six guests and an infant and is ideal for families or couples seeking outdoor adventures. The property comprises of three small double bedrooms and an open-plan living space, with pine furnishings and a traditional, homely feel. Relax in the open-plan living space on the large brown leather sofa, with a electric stove to warm you and a TV. A dining table sits in the window offering a lovely spot to come together for home-cooked meals, whilst the kitchen lies at the other end of the room, modest in size but well-equipped with all the essentials, including an electric oven and hob. Feel refreshed after a day of activities with a shower in the walk-in shower within the bathroom, before settling in one of the three double bedrooms, one home to a cot for any infants, with feature fireplaces and hardwood floors adding character. The property comes with a good-sized garden, perfect for family games in the summertime, whilst the wonderful view of Nephin Mountain offers a breath-taking backdrop. Venture over to the town of Crossmolina lying around five miles away, where you'll find a host of local convenience stores, a delightful café and bakery and friendly pubs and bars too. Enjoy the famous Ballina welcome, a town just a little further up north positioned on the River Moy which is home to more authentically Irish bars and pubs, along with well-established restaurants. The area is a haven for fishing, with the River Moy a wealth of salmon annually and internationally recognised for having some of the best salmon fishing in Europe, while Lough Conn has excellent salmon and brown trout fishing. Enjoy exploring some of the beautiful beaches within easy driving distance including Ross Beach and Enniscrone Beach, or head south to Westport to enjoy a Wild Atlantic Way Boat Tour and visit Westport House, a Georgian estate with lavish period rooms, gardens and a lake with pedalos! Keen golfers can seek out some fantastic courses with 18-hole championship greens to be found in Belmullet, Ballina and Enniscrone. Embark on an adventure up Nephin Mountain, with a steady climbing trail to follow up this prominent quartzite mountain with stunning views of the surrounding moorlands and Lough Conn to behold from the top. Enjoy a wealth of outdoor adventures in County Mayo from the Howley Cottage.
Oil fired central heating with electric woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV and WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking. Garden with lawn. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.7 miles
Single-storey. Three bedrooms: 1 x 4'6" double divan bed with cot, 2 x small doubles. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove
Crossmolina is a delightful rural town in County mayo, known for hosting the Crossmolina Festival annually. The local surrounding area is a haven for fishing, so Crossmolina makes an excellent base for keen anglers and fishermen. The town is home to a good selection of shops for all your essentials, along with pubs and bars to while away the hours with fun times. Venture over the the beautiful Lough Conn for excellent salmon and trout fishing in season, and visit the nearby town of Ballina, famous for its warm welcome.