Castle View

Ballyhooly, County Cork (Ref. 913617)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A charming, detached cottage, situated at the end of a quiet estate in the rural village of Ballyhooly, County Cork. This comfortable and welcoming Ballyhooly cottage is perfect for families or groups of friends looking to relax and explore this picturesque area of Ireland. This Ballyhooly cottage offers four bedrooms, including a ground floor double with its very own en-suite shower room. Two double bedrooms also have a TV with a DVD player, perfect for lazy evenings curled up in bed with a film. The family bathroom offers the chance for a relaxing soak after a day on your feet, exploring the delights of County Cork. There is also a spacious kitchen with a dining area, as well as a separate dining room. The spacious sitting room offers a wonderful place to curl up with a good book and glass of wine by the warming open fire. From the dining room, double doors lead out into the lawned garden and patio. Sit out and enjoy the sound of birdsong as you soak up the summer sunshine and plan tomorrow’s escapades! The garden is enclosed meaning the children and the dog can run around and play in complete safety, whilst you marvel at wonderful views of the valley. A short walk away is the village of Ballyhooly, featuring three welcoming pubs, a local shop and castle ruins, overlooking the River Blackwater. The river provides a serene backdrop for an evening stroll and is renowned as one of the best fishing rivers in Ireland. The lively town of Fermoy is a short drive away, boasting a charming variety of shops, restaurants and bars, many often showcasing live traditional Irish music. Venture to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous Blarney stone and visit the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, while slightly further afield are the towns of Killarney, Cork and Waterford. This quality Balyhooly cottage truly is the ideal retreat for a wonderful Irish break.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double (both with TV (no signal) and DVD), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Utility. Dining room (seats 8). Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 3 x TVs (one with Free-to-air channels), 3 x DVD, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. External storage. Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BALLYHOOLY

Fermoy 5 miles; Mallow 14 miles; Cork 29 miles.

The quaint village of Ballyhooly sits on the main road from Fermoy towards Killarney. The village is dominated by the 17th century manor house, Castle Ballyhooly, which rises above the River Blackwater, winding through the valley. The castle, with its adjoining gardens, is well worth a visit and perfect for a peaceful stroll. Ballyhooly offers three welcoming pubs, the watering hole for the famous Irish dancer Michael Flatley, who lives nearby. The town of Fermoy is just a few miles away, featuring a variety of amenities, while Cork and Killarney are a short drive away, making Ballyhooly a wonderful base for an Irish break.