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Detached Cottage with Sea Views of Clew Bay



Updated: 09-Oct-2016
Bungalow in Murrisk, Nr. Westport, County Mayo, Ireland - Stunning Location Close to Croagh Patrick and Blue Flag Beaches

Delightfully maintained bungalow on the Mayo coastline just before the popular village of Murrisk. The setting of the bungalow is breathtaking and peaceful, whilst being within easy reach of the lively town of Westport. There is a dining pub within a 15 minute walk and a further pub offering food within a 20 minute walk. Westport itself contains many interesting shops and fine restaurants, specialising particularly in seafood and many traditional pubs, all providing a friendly ambiance. The town plays host to a variety of festivals throughout the year. Many hotels have pools and gyms open to the public. The village of Murrisk has an outstanding location between the shores of Clew Bay and the majestic mountain of Croagh Patrick, known locally as 'The Reek'. Overlooking the sea is the dramatic National Famine Monument. In the 1400s an abbey was found at Murrisk and is renowned amongst pilgrims worldwide as the starting point for the ascent of Croagh Patrick. Links are in place with a hotel in Westport for reduced price swimming. In addition a swim and dine option is available whereby the price of the swim will be taken from the cost of dining at the hotel.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Our holiday home is very special to us as the land it stands upon has been in our family for over 60 years. I have family living in the area and have been visiting Murrisk for over 50 years. We never tire of the outstanding views from the house and watching the colours change, often from minute to minute. It is quite breathtaking. At the same time, we benefit from being very close to all the amenities of Westport and being within a 15 minute walk of two excellent dining pubs.

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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful country cottage with excellent views!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for 4 nights and loved every minute of it! The cottage was clean and comfortable. The views out of every window were incredible! Croagh Patrick is just down the road, and you can just walk across the street to Clew bay and walk around the area. It is close to everything and has ample parking. We were very satisfied with our trip to Mayo and with our lovely home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a positive review. We are delighted you felt at home in our beloved cottage and would love to welcome you back at another time. Thank you also for being such wonderful guests. Enjoy the rest of your trip.
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  • 4 of 5

We spent a week in Murrisk. Two sets of grandparents, son and daughter and wee grandaughter age 6. The house was very comfortable clean and spacious.We enjoyed our stay. The local walks and the pub were very close. Westport was a short drive. The house is in an excellent location. We turned the settee round to face the lounge window- wow! What a view. Many quiet hours spent there reading. We will definitely visit again. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

The home and land has been in the family for three generations.

Activity and Interests


Bungalow overlooks Clew Bay in the Atlantic ocean. The closest beach to swim from is the blue flag beach of Bertra Strand approximately 3 miles away.


Knock International Airport - approximately 40 miles/1 hour driving time.

Ports of Dublin and Dun Laoghaire are approximately 3.5 hours driving time.


Westport town centre 5 miles. Croagh Patrick Craft and Visitor Centre and car park 1.5 miles.

Further Details:

For information and contact details of local facilities and places of interest, please contact owners.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
October Mid-Term
23 Oct 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
6 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas/New Year
24 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
A booking deposit of 33% of the total price is due on booking. The balance is payable no later than six weeks before arrival. There is a cleaning is charge for stays of less that 7 nights.

Changeover Day:
Usually Saturday. Check in 4pm and departure by 10.30 hours. Flexible arrangements may be available. Please enquire.

Notes on prices:
The house may be available for short breaks or longer term rentals. Please enquire with the owners.

A deposit of 1/3 of the holiday price will be payable to confirm the booking. The balance is then due six weeks prior to arrival. Holiday makers may pay by cheque or direct bank transfer.

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From the Owner

We thoroughly enjoy the peace and tranquility afforded by the outstanding views. The colours of the bay have to be observed whatever the weather. It is equally as wonderful at night with the lights twinkling across the bay.

Property Type

  • bungalow


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, This is a brand new bathroom for 2016.
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower cubicle, sink and wc. Bathroom 1 is brand new for 2016 and has a bath and separate shower enclosure, wc, sink.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Double bed with en-suite. Bedroom 2: Double bed including sink and vanity unit. Bedroom 3: Family room with double bed and 1 set of bunk beds, including sink with vanity unit.


  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: There is oil fired central heating throughout the property. A range of board games and books are provided for the use of our guests. Outside: Large off road parking area. Garden chairs. Utility Room: Washing machine and worktops. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. Linen/maid service. There is a cleaning charge for stays of less that 7 nights.

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