Castletownshend, County Cork View on map (Ref. 911945)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Carter
    December 2016
    “Great welcome roaring log fire ...”
    Great welcome roaring log fire plate of lovely sandwich and mince pies love this bungalow


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Castletownshend 2 miles.

Situated just a short drive outside the vibrant market town of Skibbereen and the coastal village of Castletownshend in West Cork is this cosy, detached cottage.

This Skibbereen cottage has been decorated throughout to offer a home-away-from-home for you and your loved ones.

With three comfortable bedrooms throughout, and one with the added luxury of an en-suite shower room, a good night’s sleep is sure to be had by all.

The open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area with sliding door to side patio and sitting area offers a cosy and social space to spend time with your friends and family, eating, drinking and relaxing by the fire.

On those sunny afternoons, why not spark up the barbecue and enjoy some alfresco lunch while the children play happily in the garden?

The colourful town of Skibbereen is one of the most popular destinations in West Cork, with an abundance of traditional pubs, fantastic places to dine and some of Cork’s most stunning scenery, including secluded sandy beaches, nature walks and rugged seascapes.

The town is also home to the weekly farmers’ market where you can browse, try and buy some of the local produce to take home with you.

Also within easy reach of your Skibbereen cottage are the picturesque villages of Castletownshend, Glandore and Schull, which offer a delightful afternoon out where you can admire the boats, try out the catch of the day and soak up the culture.

Other attractions within easy reach include an 18-hole golf course, the Arts Centre and the Skibbereen Heritage Centre, nature reserves and endless walking and cycling routes that encompass the beautiful scenery of West Cork.

Come and discover West Cork at this charming Skibbereen cottage!


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 4) and sitting area (seats 5) with open fire. Utility. Conservatory (seats 4) with dining area (seats 6).


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with multi-channels, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent Apr - Oct inclusive, €25 supplement Nov - Mar inclusive, payable direct to owner
  • Starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden to front
  • Enclosed patio to rear with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles
  • Beach 4 miles
  • Note: Babysitting available by arrangement.

About the location


Skibbereen 6 miles.

Castletownshend is a coastal village near Skibbereen in County Cork. The village is built up around the 17th century castle, with the quayside and harbour also attractive focal points of the village. There is an Egon Ronay restaurant, Mary Anne’s, and a church with beautiful stained glass. A few miles down the road, the town of Skibbereen offers plenty of shops and restaurants, the West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre. There is also a good golf course, and an indoor sports centre. A terrific base for enjoying this part of Cork.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas