Sycamore Grove

Drinagh near Leap, County Cork (Ref. 921469)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Leap 6 miles.

Situated in the idyllic countryside of West Cork, Sycamore Grove is attached to the owner’s home on a five-acre smallholding on the outskirts of Drinagh.

This picturesque stone cottage is an ideal destination for couples who want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax in quiet surroundings, whilst still being close to the many highlights of West Cork.

The open plan living area has a woodburning stove and leads up two steps into a comfortable en-suite bedroom, while outside there is a lawned garden with furniture and a barbecue.

You are welcome to explore the smallholding and meet the pigs, sheep, ducks and hens that live there, or browse through the owner’s vegetable garden, where the owner grows his produce for the renowned Bantry Farmers' Market, and select seasonal vegetables to prepare a delicious meal with in the well-equipped kitchen.

The owners are keen birdwatchers and try to work with nature wherever possible so they will be on hand to offer any guidance and advice regarding the local wildlife and walks.

The cottage is located on the edge of the village of Drinagh, which can provide for your basic needs and is a great base from which to explore West Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way.

If you wish to travel a little further away, Cork City is within easy reach and perfect for a day of shopping and trying out the local culture, pubs and restaurants.

A fantastic holiday cottage for couples, which should be booked immediately to avoid disappointment!

Accommodation

All ground floor. One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with electric heaters and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, TV with Free-to-air channels, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-trained and well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Although all ground floor, there are two steps up to the bedroom
  • Note: Property is on working smallholding with livestock, so dogs must be well-trained and kept under control at all times

About the location

DRINAGH, COUNTY CORK

Drimoleague 5 miles; Leap 6 miles; Clonakilty 15 miles; Bantry 18 miles.

Drinagh is a small, quiet village in County Cork, Ireland, found just a short way off the road from Cork to Bantry. The village is ideally situated 10 miles from the beautiful fishing villages of Glandore and Union Hall, and nine miles from the bustling market town of Skibbereen. With two pubs and grocery stores within walking distance, this traditional Irish farming village will tend to your everyday needs and also has a tennis court, should you wish to practice your serve. Alternatively, go for a picnic on the edge of Curraghalickey Lake located just two miles east of the village, or visit the nearby village of Drimoleague, which boasts many fine waymarked walks and is an extension of the Sheep’s Head walks. The beautiful Blue Flag beach of The Warren in Rosscarbery is only 10 miles away, the perfect place for an invigorating dip in the Atlantic Ocean. In the heart of West Cork, the village of Drinagh makes an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area and the Wild Atlantic Way, with easy access to the main large tourist towns of Skibbereen, Clonakility and Bantry and also the many small pretty seaside villages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas