Yohane near Skibbereen, County Cork
Skibbereen 5.5 miles. A cosy and traditional detached cottage located close to a secluded cove, near Skibbereen, in stunning County Cork. This Skibbereen cottage provides idyllic and rustic accommodation that will truly allow you to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. One of four shoreline cottages, this Skibbereen cottage is perfect for those looking for peace and tranquillity. This Skibbereen cottage has one ground floor twin as well as a mezzanine level double and a twin, which look out across the Atlantic to Fastnet Rock, whilst the sitting room benefits from a welcoming open fire and features traditional Liscannor stone. Outside you will find a lawned area with seating, ideal for enjoying a glass of wine on a late evening with just the sound of the sea for company. Situated just metres away from this Skibbereen cottage is a beautiful cove which is safe for swimming, snorkelling or canoeing. There is also opportunity for other outdoor activities in the local area with sailing at Baltimore, kayaking from Reen Pier, as well as whale and dolphin watching trips from Union Hall. This Skibbereen cottage is also ideally located for cycling and hiking with various routes around the Beara Peninsula providing a variety of challenges for all abilities. There is a picturesque Blue Flag beach just a few minutes’ walk from the cottage, plus the larger beaches of Barley Cove and The Warren are nearby. Skibbereen itself is just 5.5 miles away and has a plethora of shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy all before returning to the isolation of your Skibbereen cottage. A lovely Skibbereen cottage in an away-from-it-all location.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with power shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room (seats 5) with dining area and open fire.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven with hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV (no signal), DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Lawned area surrounding property with furniture and BBQ. Three well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub and beach 1 mile. Note: There is a 150 metre track on approach to the property. Note: There is no mobile phone coverage at the property. Note: The first floor twin bedroom is accessible by a steep ladder and is not suitable for the elderly or the infirm.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
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, 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 and Rosscarbery are within easy reach, set in picturesque surroundings overlooking the rugged West Cork coastline, 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.