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Ard na Mara House

The beautiful Ardna Mara house.
1 of 20The beautiful Ardna Mara house.
Bungalow -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Westport, County Mayo, Western Ireland
Listing #HL475000
About the Owner
John F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
The house owner (John) lives in the next house along. Literally a 2 minute walk. He is always on hand, will meet and greet you on arrival and point you in the right direction for anything you may need throughout your stay. He will only see you at the beginning and end of your stay unless you contact him with a required or issue.
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ard na Mara house is perfectly situated near the coast and mountains, including Croagh Patrick. From our bedroom window we had a view of two ponys and sheeps. The house is very spacious, well furnished and so cosy. We did several hiking tours in the...More

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Management response:Responded 2 January 2018

Thank you for an excellent review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you in the future! John.

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Booked Ard na Mara House to celebrate my 60th birthday with my family and stayed for one week at the end of August. There were 7 adults in total and the facilities were excellent and comfortable. The location was great with just a small walk...More

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Management response:Responded 2 January 2018

Thank you for a lovely review. We ar so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you in the future. regards, John

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile


  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 1:00 AM
Dogs are permitted. It solely at the discretion of the homeowner. Please inform before making payment of any pets you intend to bring. It will be a requirement that they are fully...
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Queens
    2 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The prices listed are based on Full occupancey. If you would like to book the house but will not have 8 people, a negotiation can be made. Please email for details.
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About the neighbourhood
Murrisk is a picturesque and historical village very popular with tourists all year round. I'm walking distance is a pier and shoreline. There is the National Famine memorial and garden, the ruins of an abbey and you can walk along the shore to Bertra Beach (sandy).
The village itself boasts two pub/restaurants. Campbell's is a very traditional old Irish 'museum' pub. It does very. Ice bar food and is at the start of the ascent up Croagh Patrick. The Tavern is an award winning restaurant - the food is Beautiful and the atmosphere friendly.
There is a visitor centre with cafe and gift shop at the foot of the mountain. There are numerous fishing trips available from nearby Old Head.
Getting around
A car is recommended however car hire is cheap. There is a designated cycle lane from Westport town linking louisburgh and beyond and the views are amazing.
There are plenty of local taxi's and we can arrange taxi's for your movements throughout the duration of your stay.
Car advised
How to get there
You are following signs for the town of Louisburgh. You will naturally drive through the village of Murrisk.

When in Murrisk village (you willl know as you will be underneath the mountain and there are clear signs), you are looking for a public house on your left hand side called 'The Tavern'. It is a clearly visible purple building. There is a small single carriageway directly opposite. Take this road to the end where you will arrive at a T junction. Turn left and you will drive almost directly into Ardna Mara as the road bends around.

From Knock International Airport - Head for signs for Castlebar (N5).

Then head for Westport
Then head for Louisburgh.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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