Árd Aoibhinn Farm is found in a scenic and peaceful place near Tourmakeady, County Mayo and conveniently located along the shores of Lough Mask. Carrigín Ban Cottage is a traditional-style stone cottage with space for up to six people.
Árd Aoibhinn Farm is located near along the western shore of Lough Mask, a very scenic peaceful location where people still seem to have all the time in the world to befriend visitors. The mountain ranges and lakes in this area provide the outdoor enthusiast with unlimited scope to enjoy fishing, hill and forest walking, golfing, swimming and horse riding. The wild Atlantic Ocean with its superb beaches is just a 25-minute drive. The pubs are welcoming and there is no shortage of excellent restaurants. The region, which is Gaelic speaking, is an ideal touring base for Connemara.
Carrigín Ban is a four-star stone-faced cottage built in 1998 and modelled on the traditional cottage found in this area. The cottage, which is only 450m from the lake shore of Lough Mask, has breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The nearest pub is 1km across the field and the Gaeltacht village of Tourmakeady is 2km away, with shops, pubs and a post office.
Carrigín Ban includes three double bedrooms, one of which is ensuite. It also features a spacious hallway, bathroom with bath and shower, and a balcony overlooking the kitchen, dining and living area. Great care has been taken with the creation of this cottage; all materials are natural, from the roof to the slating on the floor. The furniture is made from locally carved pine. Relaxing in front of a turf fire in the living area is a perfect way to end a long day. Additionally, a games room, garden/picnic area, tennis court, horse stables and organic farm are all on the doorstep of the cottage.