Tara Cottage

Rathbarry near Clonakilty, County Cork (Ref. 3896)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The Property

Clonakilty 5 miles. This 200 year old, semi-detached holiday cottage is located on the edge of the award-winning village of Rathbarry, 5 miles from the town of Clonakilty. Situated in the area of Castlefreke Wood, this Clonakilty holiday cottage is ideal for wildlife spotting, and enjoying a walk through the woods or countryside. Beautifully restored and fully refurbished, this quaint Clonakilty holiday cottage offers cosy accommodation in a traditional style, combining modern amenities with character features such as exposed beams, a wood burning stove, traditional bedsteads and a country-style kitchen area. Perfectly situated close to numerous beaches, this Clonakilty holiday cottage is great for families and friends alike. A short walk takes you to Owenahincha Beach with its golden sand, while a little further is Warren Beach, which boasts a Blue Flag award. Spend a day in Rosscarbery and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, quaint shops and Irish pubs on offer, or indulge in a spot of walking, cycling or golf. With lots to do both close by and within a short travelling distance, this Clonakilty holiday cottage is the perfect place to enjoy an Irish getaway.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one accessed from one side only), 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with compact fitted kitchen with island counter, sitting area with wood burning stove and dining area.


Storage heaters with wood burning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD, PlayStation, CD/radio, library of books and games. Starter pack for wood burning stove and €15 electricity inc. in rent, remainder of electricity charged via meter reading at end of stay. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed decked area to front of property with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 min walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Castlefreke 6 miles; Rosscarbery 8 miles.

The multi-award winning town of Clonakilty is a place of spires, towers and historic buildings, with pretty, traditional shops painted in bright colours. The picturesque streets and narrow lanes open out into elegant squares bustling with live music and a great selection of eateries to satisfy all tastes. A lively, colourful, thriving town, Clonakilty is home to a Blue Flag sandy beach, and is located close to the popular seaside resort of Inchydoney, where there is a surfing school available, perfect for a fun, family day out. With the West Cork Railway Village, leisure centre, cinema and an abundance of local beaches, Clonakilty is a great family destination, and is a town that knows how to please its visitors. Only 8 miles away lies the town of Rosscarbery, which dates back to the 6th century. Nowadays, it benefits from a lovely laid-back, relaxed atmosphere, with quaint little shops, good Irish pubs and quality restaurants. Rosscarbery is in close proximity to 3 fine beaches, with its own Blue Flag Warren Beach. Those who enjoy water sports are well catered for, and there are great opportunities for walking, cycling and golf.