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The Phoenix

Castletownshend, County Cork (Ref. 26305)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x adult bunks
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD/CD, radio, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent May - Sept inclusive, charged by meter reading from Oct - Apr
  • Cot (please bring own cot linen and bedding)
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed lawned and patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 min walk, 2 pubs, restaurant and harbour 3 mins walk. One well behaved dog welcome for 50 Euros
  • Note: Baby gate available in property to prevent dogs from going upstairs.

The property

A charming terrace cottage, located in the heart of the sleepy fishing village of Castletownshend in County Cork.

This traditional Castletownshend cottage provides spacious accommodation, and with four bedrooms offering flexible sleeping arrangements, it's suitable for family or friends wishing to holiday together in Cork.

The welcoming reception area leads to a spacious living room, complete with dining area, French doors to the rear patio and a homely open fire.

This Castletownshend cottage is perfect for socialising and spending time with your nearest and dearest, and the large enclosed garden to the rear is ideal for playtime with the children.

Take a stroll along the main street, admire the unique architecture of this 17th century village with the mixture of fine Georgian houses and stone cottages.

You will arrive at the castle and the picturesque harbour and the peaceful, sheltered bay.

Enjoy a bite to eat in the delightful restaurant and pub.

Walk to the other quays, and further along the coast to secluded beaches.

There is a childrens' playground and tennis court in the village.

Take a trip to the nearby town of Skibbereen, which offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs and amenities to enjoy.

Activities available in this stunning region of West Cork include watersports, horse riding and golf, and there are countless scenic walks and drives nearby, which won't fail to inspire you.

The rugged coastline is punctuated by many more beautiful golden beaches including those at Tragumna, Ardgehane and Owenahincha.

This delightful Castletownshend cottage is a superb choice for a memorable Irish holiday.


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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Seath

    “Cottage very well equipped and brilliant secure garden for our young dog.”

    Very friendly village and lots of great walking and beaches in the area

    Very friendly village and lots of great walking and beaches in the area

    - Mr Seath, June 2019

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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.