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Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 27333)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Watson
    June 2017
    “The actual location was far better ...”
    The actual location was far better than the website

Features

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

The property

Skibbereen 5 miles.

A charming semi-detached cottage overlooking beautiful Tragumna beach, near the market town of Skibbereen in West Cork.

Traditionally decorated throughout, this character cottage near Skibbereen offers a homely base for small families or couples seeking a seaside break in one of Cork's most desirable areas.

Retaining all the original features of a traditional building, this Skibbereen cottage has two well-presented bedrooms and a bright open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire.

Wonderful sights over the sea can be admired from the front of this cottage near Skibbereen, which also has a front lawned area that is shared with the neighbouring cottages, ideal for children to play during the day, or for settling in the evening with a mug of cocoa and watching the waves crash in the bay below.

The superb beach at Tragumna offers an excellent place to spend the day with a picnic, and is just ten minutes' walk from your Skibbereen cottage, plus for outdoors enthusiasts, endless walking routes and trails are within easy reach, encompassing some breathtaking views.

The colourful town of Skibbereen, just a short drive away, provides a number of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as interesting attractions including the Skibbereen Heritage Centre and West Cork Arts Centre.

Take a leisurely drive to picturesque Glandore, a delightful harbour village where you can sit outside a seafront pub and enjoy watching the boats bob along the water.

Watersports, hiking, pedal boating and much more can be easily sought, so why not indulge your more adventurous side and find a new favourite hobby?

Whatever the weather and whatever the time of year, a wonderful time will be had at your Skibbereen cottage.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Utility.

Amenities

  • Electric and gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading, first €20 included in rent
  • Starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking f or 1 car
  • Nearby shared parking, 100 yards from cottage
  • Shared lawned area to front
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles away, pub within a 2 mins walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: Due to drops in the shared front garden, children should be supervised at all times.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas