Beara 1

Allihies, County Cork (Ref. 27856)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Rombaut

    “The Sykes support desk were most helpful and patient when we had issues finalizing this booking online, much appreciated.”

    The cottage and its rather remote location with beautiful sights was just what we needed to wind down. The owner as well as the neighbours and villagers were most friendly and helpful, proferring suggestions for walks and things to visit. I would definitely love to revisit.

    The cottage and its rather remote location with beautiful sights was just what we needed to wind down. The owner as well as the neighbours and villagers were most friendly and helpful, proferring suggestions for walks and things to visit. I would definitely love to revisit.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

Allihies Cottages

Allihies 1 mile. These two semi-detached cottages are situated within a short walk of a sandy beach, just off the coastal road, one mile from Allihies, County Cork. These two all ground floor Allihies cottages provide comfortable, cosy accommodation for couples, families and friends alike, and offer an ideal location for exploring the wild and wonderful Beara Peninsula. These delightful Allihies cottages share a garden with the neighbouring properties, and to the front there is a patio with outdoor furniture, so catch your breath and enjoy a refreshing drink after a day of walking along the cliffs and coastlines. Whether you’re looking for an energetic, activity-filled break or simply a chilled out, well-earned rest, you will be sure to find it in this part of Cork. Breathtaking seascapes, uninterrupted natural landscapes and miles of sandy beaches can be seen close by, plus you may wish to take a trip to Dursey Island on Ireland’s only cable car, or to the town of Castletownbere, which boasts delightful pubs and a colourful weekly market. From Castletownbere you can also catch the car ferry, which takes you to Bere Island, a haven of glorious unspoilt scenery with walking and cycling routes. From your Allihies cottages the vibrant town of Kenmare is just over an hour’s drive away, making these County Cork holiday homes an ideal base for touring the area.

The property

This single-storey, semi-detached Allihies cottage has two comfortable bedrooms and an open plan living area consisting of a fitted kitchen, dining area and a cosy sitting area with open fire.

There is a private front patio with furniture and this cottage near Allihies is close to sandy beaches and spectacular coastlines, making it an excellent touring base for the Beara Peninsula and West Cork.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 27857, together they sleep 8.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire.


  • Electric storage heaters with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Electricity charged by meter reading, first E20 inc. in rent
  • Starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Communal off road parking
  • Private front patio with furniture and shared lawned garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Beach 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Castletown Bearhaven 7.5 miles.

The village of Allihies in County Cork, on the Western tip of the wild and rugged Beara peninsula, lies in a region of unspoiled natural beauty. Allihies overlooks beautiful Ballydonegan Bay, with its magnificent quartz strand, a direct result of the mining era and somewhere you can take in some history at Allihies Copper mine museum. Each summer a festival is held in August (around the 15th), with horse racing, novelty events, and dancing in the Community Hall. The village lies on The Ring of Beara, a tourist trail of about 195 kilometres (121 miles) circumnavigating the peninsula. Attractions nearby include Dursey Island, which is linked to the mainland by a Cable Car and is the only such ride in Europe to cross over water. The island is also a recognised Bird Sanctuary, with numerous species, rare and otherwise, seen regularly. There are also many coastal and countryside walks and quaint villages to enjoy. Other favorites for visitors to Allihies include Dunboy Castle, Derrynane House and Puxley mansion. A great location for exploring West Cork.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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