Co Mayo - Large Contempory House with magnificent Atlantic Views at Killala Bay

Co Mayo - Large Contempory House with magnificent Atlantic Views at Killala Bay

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

In a raised spectacular but secluded setting, in 4 acres of private grounds overlooking the Atlantic at the River Moy Estuary, this 4000 sq ft house is a creative remodel of the 150 year old original house, providing large contemporary light filled living spaces. The main living room on the first floor is a magnificent 30 foot (7 m) light filled room with high ceilings and large windows all around affording 360 deg views over the estuary as it joins the Atlantic.

On the ground floor, the spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area is light and airy with large 10 foot (3 m) windows & natural oak floors. Ideal for entertaining; fully equipped modern kitchen with breakfast bar, large dining area seating up to 12 and sitting area with TV corner. French doors lead off to the large terrace and extensive gardens and grounds. There are 3 bedrooms; two doubles, one with en-suite bathroom, a twin bedroom with two single beds, a further family bathroom and laundry/utility room.

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More about us

  1. We are a family of three; Tao is an architect, Gerard a property company director and our 17 year old daughter who is still at school. We love to travel; cities and also more remote far flung corners of the globe. Right now we are looking for a summer break of approx 1 or 2 weeks in southern Europe.

    We have exchanged four times before - all are great experiences; We are keen that you will enjoy your stay at our home and we assure you we will take good care of yours.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Ideal as a luxurious get-away or a base for touring Ireland's north west with its beautiful coastline and many archaeological sites including local historic Abbeys at Moyne, Rosserk and Rathfran and the Ceide Fields Neolithic site. The local picturesque village of Killala with its 12th centuary Round Tower and small fishing quay (7 min) has several shops, a supermarket and several pubs, some with great food and music. Ballina (12 min drive) has more facilities including swimming pool, leisure centre and gym, cinema and many restaurants.
The area is a fisherman's paradise with both shore fishing and boat charter for deep sea fishing available locally. Shore fishing is possible at numerous recognised fishing spots along the sea cost, the river and lakes. Boat hire for deep sea fishing is available locally in Killala, there is local lake fishing at Lock Conn and and of course the famous Moy river, Ireland's richest salmon fishing territory.
There are several local quiet and unspoilt Blue Flag beaches, Ross, (15 mins) Lacken (30 mins0 & Enniscrone (30 mins); great cycling and walking on quiet country roads and mountain biking and hill-walking for the more adventurous. Horse riding and tuition are available locally. Golf is also popular with a local course at Ballina and internationally known links courses at Enniscrone (30mins) and Carne (1 hour)

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