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Lovely lakeside cottage in Mayo, Ireland West - Anastasia's

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking




This property is the two storey section to the right of the main photo. It has a large comfortable living/dining area which accommodates 4. It has exposed stone walls, large stone fireplace and beamed ceilings. It has many interesting features and is full of character. The kitchen is bright and compact, and has all the equipment to cater for your party, including a 4 ring electric cooker, oven and grill, microwave and fridge.

An open plan stairs brings you to the first floor, and stair gates are available.

The main bedroom has a high antique bed in cast iron and brass, and a wash hand basin. It has matching pine furniture and 2 windows for plenty of light.

The twin room sleeps 2, and the shower room has an electric shower and toilet facilities.

Outdoors the garden is well kept with cut lawns and pebbled parking areas. There is outdoor seating and barbecue for summer fun.

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About the property


This 100 year old stone barn has been lovingly restored by the Traynor family to give guests something a little different.Set on a quiet country lane to Lough Conn this is a place for true rest and relaxation

In this building are two individual properties, Anastasias a two bedroom cottage sleeping 4,and Sallys Place a one bedroomed cottage sleeping 2. Both have their own separate entrances and are designed with comfort and rest in mind.

Their is a communal garden and recreational area with ample parking for both cottages.

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Ray Traynor
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Ray Traynor

Ray and Rose Traynor have restored these lovely stone buildings with care and pleasure. We have lived locally most of our lives and have a family on 2 sons and 3 daughters, ranging in age from 23-11. We also currently have 2 budgies, 2 cats and 2 hens.

We have a small farm and enjoy the country life very much and we will be delighted to share our favourite locations and attractions with you.

Ray Traynor purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Ray Traynor chose Ballina

Our properties all have been designed to be original and unique.

Each has its own story and character, and a homeliness we hope you enjoy and simply relax into.

Available Rentals

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30 % deposit required to secure booking.
Full payment required one month before arrival.
Electricity and heating paid for on departure according to metre usage.
Initial solid fuel provided.


Accommodation and facilities for Anastasia'sin Ballina in County Mayo

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Lovely cottage and setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Anastasia cottage, the location is very peaceful and the cottage was very well equipped and spotlessly clean. Ray who owns the cottage is a super host, he gave us lots of local information and directed us to some great spots. Our little boy has asked to go back every day since we left! We would definitely recommend and we would love to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very pleased you had an enjoyable break and we would be delighted to have you all back any time. Kindest Regards
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France, Toulon

de super vacances!!

  • 5 of 5

Cottage: excellent, il est bien aménagé. On s'y sent comme chez soi.

Accueil: excellent (merci encore).

Par contre, il faut avoir une voiture pour pouvoir mieux découvrir la région.

Une chose est sur, on reviendra!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2011
  • Date of Stay: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Erholung pur!

  • 5 of 5

Ich hatte einen großartigen Aufenthalt in diesem wunderschönen Cottage, fern ab vom Großstadtleben.

In diesem kleinen Ort sagen sich Fuchs und Hase Gute Nacht, gleichzeitig ist es (mit Auto) sehr einfach nette Ausflüge in die nähere Umgebung zu machen, sollte einem das einfache Landleben dann doch zu umspektakulär sein.

Besondern hervorheben möchte ich die die Wärme und Liebe zum Detail, die man in diesem Häuschen spürt, dass Ray und Rose selbst und großteils in Handarbeit renoviert/umgebaut haben.

Ein wunderbarer Ort! Danke sagt Gerda!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gerda, Your English is alot better than my German, so you have the upper hand here, It was lovely to meet you and a pleasure to have directed you around our lovely area. In another 20 years we might see you again. Much love Ray and Rose.
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Très bon séjour dans cette location.

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un excelllent séjour dans cette petite maison, en pleine campagne. Les propriétaires sont vraiment charmants et la maison correspond bien au descriptif.

Propreté, calme, espace exterieur très agréable, bons conseils de visites, cachet de la maison, équipements simples mais prix tout à fait raisonnable, bien situé pour découvrir une partie très jolie de l'Irlande. Merci encore à nos hôtes pour ses vacances inoubliables.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us on your Irish Holiday. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Kindest regards Ray
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Wunderschön und Idyllisch !

  • 4 of 5

Anastasias ist das größere von zwei aneinanderliegenden Steincottages.

Die Lage ist wunderschön, man hat einen eigenen Parkplatz und einen Außenbereich mit Sitz-und Grillgelegenheit. Das Haus ist aufgeteilt in einen schönen Wohn-Essbereich mit offenem Steinkamin, einer funktionell eingerichteten, kleinen Küche unten. Oben befindet sich ein Schlafzimmer mit Doppelbett und noch ein weiteres Zimmer mit zwei Einzelbetten sowie das Bad.

Alles ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet und sehr sauber.

Ray, der Besitzer, wohnt ein Haus weiter die Straße (Weg) runter und ist immer bereit, allen Fragen und Wünschen nachzukommen. Für das erste prasselnde Kaminfeuer ist am Anreisetag alles bereitgestellt.

Mit dem Logh Conn ist der größte See im County nur 5-10 Gehminuten entfernt. Wir haben dort traumhafte Sonnenuntergänge mit Blick auf den Mt. Nephin gesehen.

Der Standort des Hauses ist ein guter Ausgangspunkt um Mayo zu entdecken.

"To Do´s" in der Nähe sind Westport, Ballina, Céad Fields, Croagh Patrick, Enniscrone mit dem Meeresalgenbad und vieles mehr.

Die nächste Einkaufsmöglichkeit ist Foxford, ca. 15 Minuten entfernt.

Gute Pubs gibts in Ballina...hier einfach Ray fragen, er weiss wo man gut Essen & Trinken kann.

Alles in Allem ein lohnenswertes Ziel zu einem Guten Preis. Der nächste Flughafen ist Knock, von da aus sind es ca. 40 Autominuten zum Haus.

Auf jeden Fall EMPFEHELNSWERT!!!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oli and Heiker, It was lovely to meet you both and guide you a little about Mayo. Im glad you enjoyed your stay and I know you will be back in Ireland for more adventure soon again. Cheers Ray
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Ireland West Knock
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
220 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Lough Conn
Car: necessary

A warm welcome awaits you at Anastasia's our award winning accommodation. Set on a quiet lane that leads to Lough Conn, it is ideal for leisurely walks, and exploring the lake shore or enjoying the breathtaking scenery. There is free fishing or swimming at the local sandy beach.The local village Knockmore is set on the lake shore and is a 5 minute drive. Ballina, 'The Salmon capital of Ireland' is a 15 minute drive, with excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Foxford Woolen mills, Cheide Fields and National Museum of Ireland are all within a 30 min drive, with Westport, Croagh Patrick (Irelands Holy Mountain) and Knock Airport all about 40 mins away. There are fantastic coastal drives along the Atlantic at Ballycastle and Achill,and with 14 blue flag beaches to choose from in Mayo,so you will have plenty of use for your togs and walking shoes. There are round towers, castles and Abbeys, so what ever takes your fancy, you will find it not too far away, Come on and see for yourself.