Allihies 6.5 miles.
Situated next to the owner’s home and just a short walk from the water’s edge is this romantic semi-detached cottage near the seaside destination of Allihies on the Beara Peninsula in West Cork.
Lovingly decorated throughout, this Allihies cottage offers peace and quiet along with style and comfort in one of Cork's most unspoilt areas of natural beauty.
This west Cork cottage has two charming bedrooms, each immaculately presented, a small fitted kitchen with dining area and a cosy sitting room where you can curl up with a hot mug of tea in front of a roaring fire on those slightly chilly nights!
To the front of your Allihies cottage is a shared lawn and patio with a raised area and to the rear is a shared patio with furniture where you can enjoy a refreshing glass of wine in the evening sun whilst enjoying the wild and wonderful views.
The water’s edge is just 200 yards from the cottage, therefore making this property ideal for those who enjoy fishing and kayaking.
Allihies and the Beara Peninsula is a haven for anyone with a love for the outdoors, with endless rugged seascapes, rolling mountains and white sandy beaches for you to discover.
The Healy Pass is a route that meanders across the mountains, offering spectacular views and scenery along the way and whether you do it by car, bike or on foot, you will certainly not be disappointed.
Also within a short drive are the villages of Glengarriff and Kenmare, two quaint and charming destinations with a great selection of shops, pubs and delicious eateries.
You can catch a boat trip to the beautiful and immaculate gardens at Garnish Island from the harbour at Glengarriff and traditional music sessions are plentiful in Kenmare!
Whether it is peace and quiet, romance and relaxation, sandy beaches or an energetic, active break you are looking for, this Allihies cottage has it all.
About the location
ALLIHIES, COUNTY CORK
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.