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'Ocean View'

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Ocean View
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First Floor Double
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Overview
studio
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
“Ocean View” is a new two storey building - ground floor living space (9.5metres x 5 metres approx) and first floor living space (9.5 metres x 5 metres approx) - both open plan. Additionally, there is a separate fully equipped modern kitchen (3 metres x 3 metres approx) on the ground floor. Toilet and wash basin also on the ground floor. Bathroom including shower, toilet and wash basin on the first floor. There is a mix of double beds and single beds plus a collapsible single bed if needed. The beds can be rearranged between the ground and first floors to suit sleeping arrangements. Utilities - electricity, oil fired central heating included. There is also an open fireplace on the ground floor. Towels and bed linen supplied. Outside water tap and normal clothes line. The house is loc...“Ocean View” is a new two storey building - ground floor living space (9.5metres x 5 metres approx) and first floor living space (9.5 metres x 5 metres approx) - both open plan. Additionally, there is a separate fully equipped modern kitchen (3 metres x 3 metres approx) on the ground floor. Toilet and wash basin also on the ground floor. Bathroom including shower, toilet and wash basin on the first floor. There is a mix of double beds and single beds plus a collapsible single bed if needed. The beds can be rearranged between the ground and first floors to suit sleeping arrangements. Utilities - electricity, oil fired central heating included. There is also an open fireplace on the ground floor. Towels and bed linen supplied. Outside water tap and normal clothes line. The house is located close to the new Cottage restaurant at Dugort (across from the old Dugort post office) and at the opposite end of Dugort beach from The Strand Hotel. Open all Year. Satellite TV with up to 300 channels. Discounts for low maintenance groups.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Val L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed October 11, 2020

Just spent 4 amazing days at Ocean View under the majestic heights of Sliabh Mór and overlooking the beach. What a setting. The area is steeped in history. I would recommend that you read 'The Preacher and The Prelate' and 'The Veiled Woman of Achill'...More

Date of stay: October 2020
2  Thank Tommy-Lamb1954
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2020

Delighted to receive this extremely positive review. A vast amount of work goes into preparing the property in advance of the arrival of new guests. It is indeed gratifying to have this work acknowledged in such an honest and truthful fashion. This is particularly welcome...More

Reviewed August 4, 2019

We were greeted by Val at the house. He explained everything & handed over the keys. Upstairs & downstairs are open plan which we knew in advance. Everything worked well & we had a great holiday. The downside is the beds, they are all in...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Explore785141
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Thanks for the review. All feedback is most welcome and appreciated. The double bed mattresses on the first floor, even though in constant use since the start of the season, are relatively new. Feedback on those continues to be positive. They will soon be replaced...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2019

Date of stay: May 2019
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We stayed here over the weekend while we were taking part in Achill Quest and it was perfect I loved the house very clean and warm, not to mention the stunning location with the beach a few minutes walk from the house, the Owner was...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank Niamh U
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thanks for the great review Niamh! You, Paul and family are more than welcome anytime. We will do our best to maintain and improve on current high standards. The location is a major advantage and it makes sense to provide support in terms of facilities,...More

Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Took my gorgeous girlfriend to achill island for her 50th and we loved it . . Ocean view cottage was lovely and overlooking the beach and mountains . Owner gave us directions over the phone and met us there very helpful . . Would come...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

We were met on arrival by Val who gave a very thorough introduction to the cottage. The cottage itself was great, clean, tidy and fully stocked with all the possible amenities required. The floor space is quite large, we had a toddler with us who...More

Date of stay: September 2016
2  Thank Gary V
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Delighted to get receive another really positive review. It's good to know that everyone, including the little one, enjoyed all that Ocean View has to offer. Yes, some establishments offer a restricted service in late September before resuming fully in late October for the Halloween...More

Reviewed August 25, 2016

Loads to do in Achill! Absolutely perfect for walking, cycling, swimming...Ocean view is overlooking a beautiful beach and within easy walking distance of good venues for a meal and a drink. The Strand Bar and Pure Magic in one direction and Mastersons in the other...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Cathyhols
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

After a warm welcome the owner showed us the house. It is spacious and well furnished. The two floors are connected by an open staircase. On our next visit in Achill Ocean View will be the location of our choice again.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank marcosT5876RU
Reviewed February 10, 2016

When we arrived we were greeted very warmly by the owners, they provide excellent service, the place was very tidy and clean and had everything you wanted for a nice break away from all the hustle and bustle of every day life, house was very...More

Date of stay: December 2015
1  Thank 417dee
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

We are delighted to receive another positive review. The weather wasn’t great during all of December 2015 and therefore, as always, it was extremely important to ensure that the accommodation was warm and cosy at all times. The oil fired central heating plus the open...More

Reviewed October 22, 2015

Well equipped and comfortable rental. There is an abundance of local natural amenities which would take years to explore. Actually "Ocean View" is an ideal starting point for exploring the whole of Achill Island. The area is not overly developed but is within walking distance...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Noel F
LynneKildare, VR Owner at 'Ocean View', responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2015

I?m in total agreement with this reviewer when he says that ?location? is one of ?Ocean View?s? outstanding attributes. While not in competition with the ?Ritz? Ocean View is designed to appeal to a diverse range of visitor and to make the vacation as comfortable...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Yard
Stereo System
Stove
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
Achill Island is the largest island off the coast of Ireland. It has a population of 2,700. Achill is attached to the mainland by the Michael Davitt Bridge The island retains some striking natural beauty. The cliffs of Croaghaun on the western end of the island are the third highest sea cliffs in Europe Near the westernmost point of Achill, Achill Head, is Keem Bay. Keel Beach is quite popular with tourists and some locals as a surfing location. South of Keem beach is Moytoge Head, which with its rounded appearance drops dramatically down to the ocean. An old British observation post, built during World War 1 to prevent the Germans from landing arms for the Irish Republican Army is still standing on Moytoge. During the Second World War this post was rebuilt by the Irish Defence Forces as ...
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