What you will love about this home
Discover Achill Island with a stay at our holiday home Naomh Iosaef, The Points. The Points is a small peninsula near Shraheens which is surrounded by Achill Sound. The shore is a two minute stroll and it's relaxing to spend time walking by the water's edge.
This beautiful architect designed house is south facing, warm, spacious, modern and light filled. The sitting room, with its cathedral ceilings and large glass windows, is ideal for capturing the ever-changing scenery of the sea and mountains. Naomh Iosaef is an ideal and tranquil setting to unwind from the fast pace of life. Time seems to slow down on Achill Island allowing time to appreciate its beauty and the grandeur of nature made famous by Paul Henry and Heinrich Boll. Wi-Fi is available. There is a DVD player with screen and USB port but please note the house does not have a resident television. No smoking preferred.
The house can accommodate up to 7 adults and an infant. Naomh Iosaef is suitable for guests who have restricted mobility and use a wheelchair. There are four bedrooms, one single and three doubles with the master bedroom ensuite and a main bathroom.
What you will love in the neighborhood
Achill Island is the biggest Island in Ireland and situated on the west coast of Co Mayo. Knock Airport is about an hour away, Shannon airport a 3 hour journey and Dublin 4 hours, all by car. Achill is a Gaeltacht area where both English and Irish are spoken. The climate is temperate and peaks at around 20 Celsius in summer and is around 8 Celsius during the winter. Achill has many cultural and leisure activities (particularly during the summer), and is situated on the Atlantic side of Co Mayo, which itself has many attractions. Westport a large town an hour's drive from Achill was voted best place to live in Ireland for 2012. Westport which is a big tourist centre has many festivals, parks, pubs, restaurants, and leisure facilities, one of the most famous being Westport House. Castlebar which is more of a commercial town also has many fine restaurants, pubs and interesting places to visit including, the National Museum of Ireland, and Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails.
Please note there is a charge of €100 for the lady who looks after our house. This is for change of bed linen, towels and cleaning.