Nellie's Farmhouse

Durrus near Bantry, County Cork (Ref. 955135)

 - Rating
  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Schwamm
    August 2017
    “Great house, great location, very ...”
    Great house, great location, very quiet, wonderful outlook. All our needs were catered for. Housekeeper on hand if there were any problems or questions.
    Great house, great location, very quiet, wonderful outlook. All our needs were catered for. Housekeeper on hand if there were any problems or questions.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Durrus 4 miles.

This spacious detached farmhouse occupies a lovely setting tucked amongst beautiful surrounding countryside four miles from the village of Durrus, and just six miles from Bantry in County Cork.

Nellie’s Farmhouse offers a peaceful, secluded base for families and friends wishing to explore this stunning area.

On the ground floor there is an open plan living area which includes a lovely farmhouse-style kitchen and dining area, a great place for spending quality time with your loved ones, before settling down on the comfy large sofa in front of the cosy woodburning stove.

Upstairs there are three comfortable bedrooms consisting of one double, one single and an adult bunks room, as well as a family bathroom which is in addition to the ground floor shower room, ensuring there are plenty of facilities for all guests.

Outside, an enclosed lawned garden offers a lovely area for the children to play, and is perfect for alfresco dining whilst savouring the beautiful countryside views.

Durrus village, four miles away, offers a good selection of pubs, restaurants and cafes all serving excellent food and traditional music throughout the year.

There are plenty of scenic drives to be had, and many wonderful beaches within easy reach.

Take a drive out to Mizen Head Lighthouse, Sheep's Head or the Beara Peninsula which is where you will see some of most dramatic vistas in Ireland, and if that isn't enough for you then why not spend a day whale watching as West Cork has now reached a high point for whale and dolphin watching enthusiasts worldwide.

Nellie’s Farmhouse is the perfect base to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life on your Irish cottage getaway.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x 4ft double, 1 x single, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Utility.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer in external utility, TV with Saorview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed front lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 4 miles.

About the location

DURRUS, COUNTY CORK

Bantry 10 miles; Glengariff 17 miles; Skibereen 16 miles.

Durrus is a village located at the head of Dunmanus Bay on what is called the Friendly Cove, on one of the most unspoilt coasts in Ireland, in West Cork, six miles from Bantry in County Cork. The village is the gateway to the Sheep's Head and Mizen Head peninsulas, a haven for walkers, hikers and cyclists, showcasing some of the most beautiful and spectacular scenery that Ireland has to offer. Durrus has recently been announced as a key staging post on the new Wild Atlantic Way driving route which will help tourists to explore the Irish coastline from the Inishowen peninsula in Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork. There are a number of public gardens established in the area, including Cois Abhann and Kilvarock. Durrus also benefits from a good selection of pubs, restaurants and cafes offering excellent food and traditional music through the year. Bantry is just a 20 minute drive away, and is a town of sweeping sea views and varied colourful buildings. It is home to a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants ideal for dining out or for experiencing local Irish music and culture. Bantry House is well worth a visit, sitting in an elevated position above the town and being home to a rich collection of tapestries, furniture and art, while there are also beautiful gardens to explore, which have been restored and are open to the public.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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