Ahakista near Bantry, County Cork (Ref. 22050)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Porter
    September 2015
    “The owner was very welcoming and ...”
    The owner was very welcoming and the house was very comfortable for our stay. We enjoyed our time away.
    The owner was very welcoming and the house was very comfortable for our stay. We enjoyed our time away.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Ahakista 1 mile.

A lovely stone cottage, situated next door to the owner's property in a peaceful location, close to the village of Ahakista, County Cork.

This semi-detached Ahakista cottage is traditionally and lovingly presented to provide quaint and cosy accommodation, perfect for couples or a small family.

The open plan living area in this County Cork cottage benefits from a multi-fuel stove, which serves to warm the entire property and immerse you in a welcoming and homely atmosphere.

The stone walls provide an authentic touch and you'll feel truly settled and able to enjoy the tranquillity that comes as standard in this part of Ireland.

The cottage also offers two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

This Ahakista cottage provides stunning views that stretch out across to Mizen Head.

Soaking up these vistas with a glass of wine on a quiet evening is something that you'll never tire of.

The harbour village of Ahakista has two friendly pubs and lies on the Sheep's Head Peninsula, which is a haven for walkers with many spectacular routes.

Artists and writers will not fail to find inspiration in this raw and wild part of County Cork and cyclists can make the most of the quiet roads.

The lively town of Bantry is nearby and has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants to experience.

Visit the stunning Georgian mansion, Bantry House, or take a trip to Whiddy Island.

The area surrounding your County Cork cottage is teeming with excellent golf courses and fishing spots while further afield, the towns of Kenmare and Skibbereen provide a wonderful insight into Irish culture.

This Cork cottage is a great choice for a relaxing Irish holiday.

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Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with multi-fuel stove.


  • Underfloor heating on ground floor (Oct-April inc.) with portable heaters, immersion for hot water and multi-fuel stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV without aerial, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Patio garden to front with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: TV without aerial for DVD use only.

About the location


Bantry 14 miles; Ballydehob 14 miles.

Nestled on the coastline of the beautiful Sheep's Head Peninsula is the village of Ahakista. The village has a small harbour flanked by two welcoming pubs where you can sit outside with a pint of the black stuff and enjoy the view across to Mizen Head. Sheep's Head is renowned for some of the most scenic walks in West Cork and there are also many routes for cyclists to enjoy. The town of Bantry is nearby, home to a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants ideal for dining out or for experiencing local Irish music and culture. Glengarriff is also an easy drive away; with its seaside location, nature reserve and Glengarriff Golf Club, there is plenty on offer to cater to all tastes. Ahakista offers holidaymakers a tranquil haven, ideal for a truly relaxing break and a great base for exploring County Cork.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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