Bracken Lodge

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 23992)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Skibbereen 3 miles. Nestled beside Tragumna Beach near Skibbereen lies this comfortable, well-presented semi-detached cottage in the hamlet of Tragumna, County Cork. Immaculately presented throughout, this cottage near Skibbereen offers the perfect base for families looking for a beautiful, coastal escape in one of Ireland's untouched regions. This Skibbereen cottage has three bedrooms and a well-equipped kitchen with dining area, perfect for those evenings enjoying a home-cooked meal with your loved ones. Guests can curl up in front of the open fire in the sitting room after a day of adventure around the local areas. You can relax with a cool, refreshing drink and enjoy your time at this delightful Skibbereen cottage whilst the children play safely in the enclosed rear garden. To the front, you can enjoy some stunning coastal views with a beautiful sandy beach on the doorstep, where you can feel the sand between your toes and brave a dip in the water! The lively town of Skibbereen boasts numerous cosy pubs, several excellent restaurants offering delicious cuisine from locally-sourced ingredients, and a fantastic farmers' market where you will be sure to pick up some excellent local produce. The West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre will give you an insight into the history of the area and how past generations lived. The coastal drive from Skibbereen offers breathtaking views and golfers can also enjoy some down time at the local golf course. Dolphin and whale watching is a must while you are in the area, and some fine dining in the town of Kinsale, also known as The Gourmet Capital of Ireland, where your taste buds will surely be tickled in one of its many, delicious restaurants. There are many things to do and places to see close to your cottage near Skibbereen, that will see you returning time and again.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 5 mins walk. Beach 3 mins walk.

About the location

SKIBBEREEN, COUNTY CORK

Leap 7 miles; Baltimore 8 miles; Glandore 9 miles; Rosscarbery 12 miles.

The market town of Skibbereen boasts colourful shops, restaurants and pubs and along with the fascinating West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre, you will be guaranteed a warm welcome by the town's inhabitants. Skibbereen prides itself on excellent local produce, including local seafood, local meat and bread from its own bakery, as well as weekly country and farmers’ markets. It is also situated at the heart of some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery, with sandy beaches, secluded coves, fast-flowing rivers, lakes, hills and forests, as well as Lough Hyne's nature reserve, all easily accessible for walkers, cyclists and drivers. For the more energetic, there is a superb 18-hole golf course and an indoor sports centre offering a number of activities including tennis, badminton and a fully equipped gymnasium plus sauna. Leap, Union Hall and Rosscarbery are within easy reach, set in picturesque surroundings overlooking the rugged West Cork coastline, and offering many outdoor and water-based activities such as sea kayaking, pedal boating and surfing, as well as adventure golf, not to mention Ballydehob, Baltimore, Glandore, Schull and the beautiful town of Bantry. Further afield but within driving distance is the lively market town of Kinsale - renowned as the “gourmet capital of Ireland” and famous for its food, friendliness and traditional flavour. There are dolphin and whale watching opportunities available in the area and an array of beaches and rugged cliffs, making this a walker's delight and a sunbather's paradise, and the ideal location for discovering this unspoilt area of West Cork.