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Pontoon House
Pontoon House
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Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
9 guests
7 nights minimum
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Pontoon House is a purpose built, 4 star Failte Ireland approved, self catering luxury accommodation situated in Pontoon, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland and sleeps 9 people. It is a traditional stone dormer bungalow situated on a 1 acre elevated site overlooking Lough Cullin and nestled between the Nephin and Ox mountains just outside Pontoon, Co. Mayo. The house enjoys views that are some of the most scenic and spectacular in Ireland. This purpose built 4- star self catering accommodation offers all modern luxuries together with comfort and style and is an ideal base for exploring Co. Mayo and other areas in the West of Ireland including counties Clare, Galway, Sligo and Donegal. Pontoon House, tastefully designed is set on a rocky outcrop overlooking Lough Cullin with nature's backdrop...Pontoon House is a purpose built, 4 star Failte Ireland approved, self catering luxury accommodation situated in Pontoon, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland and sleeps 9 people. It is a traditional stone dormer bungalow situated on a 1 acre elevated site overlooking Lough Cullin and nestled between the Nephin and Ox mountains just outside Pontoon, Co. Mayo. The house enjoys views that are some of the most scenic and spectacular in Ireland. This purpose built 4- star self catering accommodation offers all modern luxuries together with comfort and style and is an ideal base for exploring Co. Mayo and other areas in the West of Ireland including counties Clare, Galway, Sligo and Donegal. Pontoon House, tastefully designed is set on a rocky outcrop overlooking Lough Cullin with nature's backdrop of a granite hill, boulders, heather, silver birch, mountain ash and offering panoramic views from the house. The bedrooms have stunning views of the lakes, their islands and mountains. World famous Pontoon Bridge & Healy's Hotel's(3km drive) are situated on the narrow peninsula between Lough's Conn and Cullin which are located in an angler's paradise. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Electricity, heating, broadband (2GB included) & laundry are inclusive in the price. Broadband prepaid add on in excess of 2GB is an additional cost depending on usage.
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Paddy M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2010
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Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

We have been staying in this fabulous house with another close family group for many years. It has always provided us and our children and young adults with a perfect base for our holidays in Mayo. The house is in the townland of Bunduvowen and...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank 396ronniet
Reviewed 29 August 2020

We had booked this property after reading brilliant reviews posted prior and we were not disappointed. The property was home from home, equipped with everything families would need and more. The property was clean and well maintained, with Phillipe visiting to check on the pool...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Neilzzz0
Reviewed 14 August 2020

Pontoon House presents a perfect opportunity to get away from it all to the quiet Mayo countryside. This lovely house is very well presented, has a great layout and plenty of space, and is well equipped on all fronts. A wonderful garden for kids to...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Cathal1969
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2020

Many thanks Cathal & Clare for taking the time to leave such an informative review. It is very much appreciated as it helps future guests to get a feel for Pontoon House and it’s location. We hope we get the opportunity to host your family...More

Reviewed 10 November 2019

I visited this beautiful place in oct/nov 2019 with 9 family members from 11ys to 83yrs. Booking and communication from the owners were great.. The views of rugged Mayo and Pontoon from the front of the house took our breath away.. although the setting is...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Roving675735
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2019

Thank you so much Sarah for your heartfelt review. Glad to hear the whole family relaxed and enjoyed the tranquility of Pontoon House and the surrounding area. We would be delighted to see you back if the opportunity arises. All the best, Paddy & Emer.

Reviewed 5 October 2019

Thank you Paddy for the use of Pontoon House... it was perfect for the four of us, modern, very comfortable and had all the mod cons... home from home. I only wish that the salmon had been so accommodating. I am sure we will be...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank vantageamr
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2019

Many thanks John for taking the time to leave your lovely review, we look forward to your next trip and hopefully the salmon will be more accommodating!!!! All the best, Paddy & Emer.

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Reviewed 28 June 2019

Our family recently traveled over to Foxford for a family wedding and had the privilege of staying at Pontoon House. The home was adequately appointed, with beautiful roomy living where everyone had their own space when needed. The lake was close by, with plenty of...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank KimmieCrimmins
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2019

Many thanks Kim, glad you enjoyed your stay in Pontoon House and the surrounding area. We would be only too delighted to look after you when an opportunity arises for a return visit. All the best, Paddy & Emer.

Reviewed 1 May 2019

We had a lovely week in Pontoon House , the house is so well equipped Peaceful area with a short walk to a private Beach on the Lough, away from all The hustle and bustle fully recommended Thank you Paddy and Emer

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Explore529284
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2019

Many thanks Maria for taking the time to leave a lovely review. We are very lucky to be able look after such good customers on repeat business. Look forward to your next visit. All the best. Paddy & Emer.

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Stayed here first week of August 2018. House was amazing pictures didn't do it justice. Rooms appeared I hadn't even banked on. Snooker table was a great surprise and the table tennis got very competitive! So much to do and so the unexpected supply of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Karen M
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks yourself Karen, you are very kind to have taken the time to leave such a vivid account of your stay @ Pontoon House which is fantastic to hear how everyone enjoyed the simple pleasures of hassle free living. I would love to get another...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Not long back from another visit to the beautiful Pontoon House. Relaxation starts from arrival to the moment you reluctantly depart. The house is set in such a magnificent location with breathtaking views across the Mayo countryside. Our children have loved visiting the place since...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank John D
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Many thanks John for taking the time to leave such a beautiful review.....that pretty much nails what Pontoon House has to offer guests. Look forward to hopefully having you all back in the future. All the best, Paddy & Emer.

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We spent the month of July 2018 in Pontoon House & it was wonderful! The house is beautifully finished, very comfortable and in an idyllic location. A real ‘home away from home’. My three kids adored the garden, rocks for climbing, the nearby lake for...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank IrishFamily213
Paddy M, VR Owner at Tranquil escape beautiful scenery lakeshore mayo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Many Thanks Sinead for your lovely review. Thrilled that you all enjoyed your months stay and that the children enjoyed all the simple pleasures of the surrounding area. Look forward to seeing you hopefully next year. Many thanks, Paddy & Emer.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fax
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Located in Bunduvowen 14km between Castlebar & Ballina overlooking Lough Cullin beside Pontoon. Idyllic tranquil location in an area of special scenic importance full of nature and untouched by the commercial world.
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