Idyllic setting, panoramic views, spacious private, beautiful modern home

Idyllic setting, panoramic views, spacious private, beautiful modern home




Sep 2006

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our house is situated about 2km from Westport town centre. It is a very large modern 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite) 1 large bathroom, kitchen/living room, sitting room, conservatory, utility room, office, kids den/ games room with every mod con. High speed wifi internet access is available throughout the house. Separate to the house is a large garage. The driveway is tarmaced and the rest of the site is grassy area.The house itself is only 12 years old.It is detached and located on its own very large private site with spectacular views of the mountains, town and ocean.
Peter and I (Stephanie), are both teachers and Róisín, 13, is a busy teenager while Jack, 11, is sports crazy! We are interested in outdoor activities of all kinds and also enjoy relaxation such as beaches, theatre, cinema and sightseeing.


More about us

  1. Hi folks
    My name is Peter Carney and I live in Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland. I am a Principal teacher of a Primary school and my wife is also a teacher. We have one daughter aged 10 and a son 8 years old.

    We have had very successful exchanges in Florida in '99 Montpellier 2000 and Rome in 2001, Benalmadena 2002 Palma Mallorca 2003, Alcudia Mallorca 2004, Jerez 2005, Costal del Sol again 2006 Nice in 2007 and Marbella 2008 and 2009 and 2010. All families really loved our home and the area and they had a fantastic time. If you would like to talk to them I’m sure they would forward you with their opinions of our home and the town of Westport. We also exchanged cars on every exchange. To be honest the exchanges worked out really well for all parties to date.Our home is very spacious and modern and located on a totally private site only 2km from the centre of Westport with breathtaking views of the sea and mountains. All detail and photos are on our Profile Ref No :11971

    I also have lots of other photographs of our home and will send them to you if you like

    We are looking to exchange homes this summer for last 2 weeks of July/ and the first week in August ( 3 weeks in total)
    We are also interested in going ANYWHERE during the school holidays / midterms
    If you are interested please get in contact.

    I hope that our home and area interests you.

    Yours sincerely,
    Peter Carney.
    Exchange Ref : 11971
    Phone No: 098 28093
    E-mail :

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Where is it?


The town of Westport is a seaside town and is one of the most popular tourist towns in Ireland. It is a very beautiful place with a population of 4000 people and has the prestigious title of "Irelands tidiest town" in 2003 , 2005 and again this year. It is also a winner of the gold medal in the European Entente Florale Competition. There are 5 blue flag beaches within 10 miles of the town. There are numerous good restaurants and 6 recommended hotels. The nightlife in Westport is excellent as there are numerous good pubs, many of which have nightly entertainment.

Westport is an ideal base from where to discover the West of Ireland. 30 mins to Achill Island, 15mins to Croagh Patrick, 10 mins to award winning blue flag beach, 5 mins to Championship Golf Course, 1hr boat trip to Clare Island, 1hr to Galway City. In early 2011 the Green Cycle Way from Westport to Achill Island will open . It will allow cyclists and walkers alike. to cycle /walk on a traffic free road for a total of 27miles, taking in all the beautiful sights of the West Coasts of Ireland.

You can ascertain from the above that Westport is one of the best places in Ireland to holiday.

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