- Near the Sea
- Village / Rural
- Tennis Court
- Baby Equipment
- Internet Access
- Log Fire
- Beach nearby
- Beach within walking distance
- Golf nearby
- Horse Riding
- Child Friendly
- Cook available
- Other rental properties on site
- Pet Friendly
Waterfall House is privately located on the unspoiled west coast of Ireland in the in the between the historic, attractive town of Westport (24 km) and the renowned landscapes of Achill Island (17 km). This spacious six bedroomed south facing house is set in mature woodland with direct private access to the clean tidal sandy sea shore of Clew Bay and its 365 islands.
This comfortable and spacious self catering house suitable for families, couples, friends or a combination of these is located in private, mature and secluded woodland. There is easy access to the seashore on a short path leading directly from the house, through the woodland, to the water's edge. When the tide is out you can walk out amongst the islands on the hard sandy foreshore. This can either be a short stroll out around the nearest island or a longer walk as far as the village of Mulranny. The house is finished to the highest standard ensuring comfort combined with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. We encourage guests to treat the place like home and the house is full of books and pictures. The living room is light and spacious. The house shares the facilities of the tennis court and the games room with one other rental house. Both houses are privately located and can be rented separately or together. There are details about the other house on this site.
We are 60 km to the north of the beautiful wilderness of Connemara . 9 hole links seaside course in Mulranny (5 km) and an 18 hole Championship course in 260 acres of parkland in Westport (24 km). Spectacular seaside, beach and mountain walking including the chance to climb Croagh Patrick. Walking maps available. Rural and seaside routes from the house. Bicycles available for hire nearby. Horseriding available at nearby Carrowmore Stables.(5 minutes from Newport). Good choice of high quality river and lake fishing for salmon, seatrout and brown trout in nearby lakes. Permits & Ghillies by arrangement. Some of the best deep sea angling in Europe. Good shore fishing sites from nearby rocks and beaches. A wide variety of wildlife exists in the area and trips can be organised to watch for otters, spot birds and see wildflowers. Various health treatments are available in Westport by appointment.
Airports: Knock (72km); Shannon (240 km); Dublin(280km). Ferries: Dun Laoghaire and North Wall, Dublin (280 km). Rosslare, Wexford (375 km); Cork (280 km). Trains: Dublin (Heuston) to Westport. Three Intercity services per day. Driving: Dublin to Castlebar on the N4, M4 and N5 and then the N59 to Newport. N5 and N59 from Knock Airport to Newport. Turn right in Newport and take the Achill / Mulranny road. 7 miles out you will pass Nevin's Pub. One mile further - you will have the sea on your left and the road will start to go through a wooded area. Slow down and turn left at the blue sign with ROSTURK WOODS on it. Follow the drive in and bear right keeping the tennis court to your left.
Knock - sometimes called Ireland West One hour
Nearest Train Station:
Westport 20 minutes
Nearest Bus Stop:
Newport 10 minutes
Dublin Port or Dun Laoghaire Four hours
Spacious six bedroom house. Two bedroom suite downstairs, both with ensuite bathrooms. Two bedroom suite upstairs, both with ensuite bathrooms. Both ideal for families. Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and twin bedroom with private shower room. Large well equipped kitchen with separate laundry room. Comfortable south facing living room which is full of light and sunshine during the day. Ideal for reading, working or playing ! Downstairs loo. Open fireplaces in the living room and both downstairs bedrooms.
Large enclosed south facing terrace. BBQ available on request. Private location. Child and family friendly. We can offer guests the shared use of a full size, hard surface tennis court at Rosturk Woods. There is also a games room with pool table and darts board which guests are welcome to use.
House located on coast of Clew Bay with its 365 islands. Wild and unspoilt. Fantastic beach and mountain walks on site and close by. Great for sailing and boating. Weather is changeable and stunning when the suns shines. Historic sites and museums in good driving distances. Interesting towns with good pubs and nice shops nearby. Stunning landscapes. Mulranny village has two supermarkets. Newport has a good supermarket with an off licence; an excellent butcher with prize winning sausages, black pudding and much more. Castlebar (17 miles) hosts the supermarket giants of Tesco’s, Dunne's Stores and Aldi. From Achill to Galway there are a wide variety of local craft shops. A wide selection of areas, sites and buildings of historical, scientific and archeological interest exist in the surrounding area from the Megalithic remains on Slievemore in Achill to the new visitors centre at the Céide Fields in North Mayo which show how the 5,000 year old settlement was found and how people lived at the time. Other places of interest include the Foxford Woollen Mills Visitor Centre which show how the mills came to be, founded in 1892 by a nun-mother Agnes Morrogh Bernard; the Deserted Village at Slievemore on Achill Island and the spectacular view from the Minaun Heights.
Conditions of Rental
Rental cost includes all bed linen and towels. The house is left ready for you to walk into with beds made etc. Grocery shopping for your arrival is offered by arrangement. Cleaning, laundry and babysitting available by arrangement. There is a departure cleaning cost that varies from 40 to 80 euros depending on the length of your stay. Your electrical and heating costs are meter read on arrival and departure and charged accordingly. Homecooked meals that are left in the house or deep freeze are available by arrangement. Menus available on line and special requests catered for. Cot and high chair available.