Whispering Trees Apartment

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 2927)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The Property

A delightful first floor apartment adjacent to the owner's home, on the outskirts of Skibbereen in County Cork. The property provides compact but perfectly arranged accommodation, with an open plan living area complete with comfy sofa, dining area and kitchen area, and a cosy double bedroom with pleasant views over green fields to the rear, home to cattle during certain times of the year. Skibbereen town centre is just a short walk away, with a great selection of shops and amenities certain to please visitors of all tastes. The West Cork coastline is a short drive away with its many beaches, coves, cliff walks and beautiful vistas. There are watersports to be enjoyed throughout the region as well as golf, walking and fishing to keep you busy during your stay here. Ideal for couples, this is the perfect spot for an action-packed Irish break.


All first floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower cubicle, basin & WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen area, dining area & sitting area with sofa bed.


Gas central heating. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TVs with Free-to-air satellite channels, stereo/CD player, WiFi. Electricity inc. in rent. Gas charged from meter reading. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Shared use of patio with furniture. Off road parking for two cars. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 10 mins walk. Note: The apartment is reached via an external staircase.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


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.