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Foxford, Ireland

House in Foxford , Co Mayo

House in Foxford , Co Mayo

House in Foxford , Co Mayo
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2008

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Seeking 2017


Open to interesting suggestions.Could be non-simultaneous exchange either.
The house is located in Foxford, Co. Mayo. It is about 15km from the sea in Co. Sligo.The river Moy flows through this lovely town/village which is famous for fishing salmon.There are plenty of restaurants and traditional irish pubs just a walk from the house.About 0.5km from the house are 2 beautiful lakes with beaches.A long sandy beach can be found 15km from the house. Achill island is only an hour away with fantastic cliffs.It is connected to the mainland by bridge.Newport-Mulranny cycle lane now open 18km.Bikes for rent in Newport.Mulranny - Achill island 12km also.Cycle return or bus will take you back!This cycle is on a closed railway track along clew bay...super! Fishing is available in the town of Foxford and we have 3 fishing rods in the house.A local angler lives close by and he also takes people,by arrangement,out on a boat on the river Moy to fish.
Many historical sites, Salmon fishing on the infamous ridge pool on the River Moy and golf close by.
Many hiking trials around mayo. Travel the Wild Atlantic Way (website:www.ireland.com) The Great Western Greenway (www.greenway.ie) biking trial 40minutes away.
Knock airport is about an hours drive away.Croagh Patrick the infamous pilgrimage mountain is about 40 minutes away.
Large town of Ballina is about 15 minutes away with many pubs , restaurants ,swimming pool new arts centre which holds many concerts and plays and there is a six screen cinema in the town, two of which are 3D cinemas. 
The town celebrates the salmon festival in July, see festival web site for further information. Great for couples and families.
Beleek castle has an award winning restaurant is on the outskirts of the town.you can also take beautiful walks through beleek woods or have a picnic at the many picnic benches throughout the woods 
Smaller village of killala with shops , pubs and one of the best round tower examples in Ireland close.Local pubs 2 minutes walk away.
Large town of Castlebar approx 520 minutes drive. There is the Turlough folk museum here well worth visiting .
The beautiful village of Westport well worth visiting is about one hours drive away . Many scenic drives here.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 8 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • lawyer/ school head Exchanges; 15
  • Deputy Principal Exchanges; 15

Our Home

  • House Type: Single storey home
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

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In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • United States
  • Europe

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Knock - 20km

Fishing is available in the town of Foxford and we have 3 fishing rods in the house.A local angler lives close by and he also takes people,by arrangement,out on a boat on the river Moy to fish.

Occupation

  • lawyer/ school head Exchanges; 15
  • Deputy Principal Exchanges; 15

Children

  • Boy - Age: 15
  • Girl - Age: 17
  • Girl - Age: 10

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We went on our first exchange to Sweden in July 2008 and loved it.Now we've got the bug!!We love to ski and would love an exchange during ski season!We have had &( exchanges so far.
2008 Sweden                                             2009 South France
2010 Amsterdam and South France          2011 Finland
2012 Switzerland. 2013 Canada
2014 Belgium 2015 Isle d Oleron, France
2016 Spain and South France
We have 2 girls (16 and 10) One boy 14 years

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