Mayo home oozes with personality and character thanks to Irish-American owners

This Regency villa-style home includes 553 square metres of living space and is located just outside Ballintubber village

Carrowkeel House comes with a C2 energy rating, including double-glazed windows in the cottage and triple-glazing in the extension

Just 20 minutes’ drive from Westport town and close to the historic village of Ballintubber sits the pretty-as-a-picture Carrowkeel House.

From its Regency villa-style exterior to its generous 553 square metres living space, this is a home oozing with personality and character thanks to its Irish-American owners.

Mary Virginia Monroe-McDonald, known to everyone as Ginger, and her late husband Paul, moved here in 1998 and began a major renovation of what was an original 1930s ...