The House

Ahakista near Bantry, County Cork (Ref. 906045)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes


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

The property

Ahakista 1 mile.

This delightful, detached cottage is located close to the pretty harbour village of Ahakista in West Cork.

With the stunning scenery of the Sheep’s Head Peninsula all around, this Ahakista cottage has been lovingly decorated throughout and offers homely, comfortable accommodation for families or groups wishing to explore West Cork.

Boasting spacious accommodation, this West Cork cottage exudes style and with a variety of bedrooms, meaning everybody’s needs can be catered for.

This family-friendly Ahakista cottage boasts four bedrooms, one of which is located on the lower level and encompasses an en-suite shower room and mini kitchenette area for added flexibility.

The bright and airy open plan living space comprises of a large fitted kitchen, breakfast area, dining area and sitting area, with the added touch of a Rayburn range for extra warmth, making this space the real heart of the house where you can all enjoy entertaining, wining and dining.

The separate sitting room makes for a relaxing and tranquil place to enjoy the selection of books or a refreshing drink by the fire after an energetic day.

As you step outside the front of your Ahakista cottage you will find a secluded patio with furniture where you can dine alfresco with your loved ones.

The village of Ahakista is situated on the stunning Sheep’s Head Peninsula and is home to breathtaking scenery, a charming pier and harbour and two pubs that overlook the water.

Nearby, the village of Durrus has a local shop for all your needs and the town of Bantry is only a short drive away and offers a great selection of shops and pubs, as well as a fantastic harbour and golf course.

The perfect Ahakista cottage to explore this stunning region of West Cork.

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Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC and mini kitchen area, 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin. Bathroom with freestanding bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast area (seats 4), dining area and sitting area (seats 4). Utility. Sitting room with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Oil rayburn, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Oil inc. in rent Apr to Oct inclusive, €30 supplement Nov to Mar inclusive, payable direct to owner
  • Electricity and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 1 mile

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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