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Cosy living room, for sitting and relaxing, talking and telling stories.
Cosy living room, for sitting and relaxing, talking and telling stories.
  • "Anseo" is a 110-year old storyteller's cottage.
  • Cosy living room, for sitting and relaxing, talking and telling stories.
  • Double bedroom, with view towards the garden.
  • Family kitchen where there's a turf fire in the fireplace at breakfast, family style breakfast at large table with a view of the Mayo Mountains. The kitchen dresser is am 1840s Mayo dresser, made of fir.
  • View to the front garden meadow, we're close to the sea, hence the boats
  • "May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand between your toes!"
  • The room is part of the original cottage, cupboards are built in.
  • Wild pink and purple orchids from the garden n May and June.
  • And old kitchen chair which we found in the house when we bought it.
  • Tradition in the West of Ireland when a house is sold: to pass on something that belongs to the house. This crystal bowl is a pass along, and has belonged to the house for the past 3 generations
  • Over the years, built on rooms meant hallways going everywhere at right
angles; view into the living room and the yellow room at the end of the corridor.
  • The recently painted yellow room has a queen bed and a view over the back fields towards the sea.
  • Shell mobile brought back from the Gulf of Mexico.
  • The extremely comfortable queen size bed in the yellow room.
  • Fresh flowers from the garden in every room.
  • Get comfortable amongst all those pillows - with a book? Or just enjoy the view from the bed in the single room??
  • The single "blue" room; quiet, with a view towards the northwest and the setting sun over Slievemor mountain.
  • Comfy and quiet single room.
  • Boats and shells from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on the single room's windowsill.
  • Big, warm family bathroom will be totally renovated in 2018; bath to be replaced by a large walk in shower, and grab bars added in the shower and beside the toilet.
  • The big kitchen, with the new, hand-carved Celtic fireplace and Saltillo tile floor.
  • Mid-19th Century chest of drawers with individual casserole dishes ready for breakfast baking.
  • Sunny bench in front of the house: perfect spot for a cuppa tea or coffee and a fresh scone.
  • Front gate to the house: we love red!
  • There's always a Cead Mile Failte at "Anseo"!
  • Some of the trees that shelter the house.
  • 10-ft high rhododendrons along the edge of the front garden
  • "Anseo" in Askill, Bunacurry, Achill Island, Co. Mayo
  • Walking the nearby beach at sunset.
  • Your host: Jane.
  • Double bedroom, can be two singles or one king-sze bed.
  • View towards the garden from the front double bedroom.
  • Cosy single bedroom.
  • The name of the house is on the gatepost: Anseo, 
which means "Here", as in, "You are here!"
  • Jane, welcoming you in the porch doorway.
  • Cosy, comfortable 1B, 2B. 1 Double (Queen) 1A Menu
  • Cosy, comfortable 1B, 2B. 1 Double (Queen) 1A Menu
  • Cosy, comfortable 1B, 2B. 1 Double (Queen) 1A Menu
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Cosy living room, for sitting and relaxing, talking and telling stories.
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