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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely house, immaculately clean,well equipped,warm comfortable and cosy."

    Everything you need for a comfortable and relaxed holiday. The house is in an ideal spot to see what the area has to offer and has lovely views. The owners are helpful and very kind. We really enjoyed our stay here, would certainly visit again and have no hesitation in recommending this house.The best we have stayed in.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Sep 2023

  • "You couldn’t fault this cottage it as everything you need ,also very clean ."

    The view from the upstairs lounge was wonderful over looking the sea , lovely sunrises. Thank you for a lovely welcome pack ,you had thought of everything. We wish you all the best in the future . Thank you so much .

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "Amazing house in a beautiful area."

    All mod cons and facilities well catered for. Highly recommended.

    Thank you. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in Ballycahane & it's lovely to get a feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely house with beautiful views out to sea."

    Spotlessly clean. Well equipped. The scones, milk & cereal to welcome us were a lovely touch. Could easily have stayed longer.

    Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your nice feedback. Hope to see you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Cara5.0Jun 2023

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  • Three bedrooms; 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Starter pack included for woodburner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private, off-road parking
  • Front garden with lawn, patio barbecue
  • Rear garden with lawn and furniture
  • Shed with bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.2 miles, pub 2.3 miles, beach 0.4 miles

The property

Nestled on the outskirts of the quiet rural village of Castletownshend, County Cork, lies this beautiful holiday home, Ballycahane.

With access to on-site facilities, as well as countryside and sea views, Ballycahane welcomes up to six guests and is ideal for groups yearning for a rural getaway.

As you step inside the property, be sure to make use of the open-plan kitchen/dining space by preparing and enjoying your meals together as you gather around the dining table, lounge by the warmth of the woodburning stove in the well-furnished sitting room, or take in the fresh, countryside air as your relax with your loved ones in the sizeable rear garden, the perfect spot for enjoying a barbecue on a warm, summer evening.

Inside, you will also find three well-furnished bedrooms, including a master bedroom with en-suite shower room where you can wash away the day before retiring to the plush double bed.

If you can tear yourself away from your idyllic base, stroll down to Sandy Cove beach for a homemade picnic, or a short drive will bring you to the quaint village of Castletownshend, where you can grab some tasty grub from either McCarthy's Bar or Mary Ann's Bar and Restaurant, both worth a visit.

Glandore is nearby and is home to natural attractions such as the Drombeg Stone Circle, a must visit before refuelling in one of the local pubs and restaurants nearby including the Glandore Inn and Casey’s of Glandore.

The fishing village of Union Hall makes a lovely day out, with its quaint streets, stunning natural beauty, and varied sealife.

Further west, discover the sailing harbours of Baltimore, Schull and Crookhaven where you can try your hand at sailing or whale watching, perfect for exploring this beautiful area.

If you choose to make a day of it, make the car journey to Cork, the second largest city in Ireland, boasting a plethora of historic landmarks, including Berwick Fountain, Elizabeth Fort and St. Patrick's Bridge, as well as delicious dining spots such as Luigi Malones and Strasbourg Goose Restaurant.

All of this and more awaits you during your stay at Ballycahane.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

About the location


Skibbereen 6 miles.

Castletownshend is a coastal village near Skibbereen in County Cork. The village is built up around the 17th century castle, with the quayside and harbour also attractive focal points of the village. There is an Egon Ronay restaurant, Mary Anne’s, and a church with beautiful stained glass. A few miles down the road, the town of Skibbereen offers plenty of shops and restaurants, the West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre. There is also a good golf course, and an indoor sports centre. A terrific base for enjoying this part of Cork.