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No 4 Crookhaven Coastguard Cottages

Rock Island near Goleen, County Cork (Ref. 4660)

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  • No 4 Crookhaven Coastguard Cottages - Kinsale & County Cork - 4660 - photo 1
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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Ms Callanan

    “This was our third holiday in this particular cottage, we love and enjoy our stay that much!”

    It really is a little gem of a place and as a family it suits our needs perfectly!

    It really is a little gem of a place and as a family it suits our needs perfectly!


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

The property

Goleen 6 miles.

A delightful, three-storey terraced coastal apartment, part of a conversion of a former coastguard station, on picturesque Rock Island between Goleen and Crookhaven in west County Cork.

Offering wonderful views over the bay, this Crookhaven holiday apartment makes a superb base for a large family or group of friends visiting this lovely part of County Cork.

Your Crookhaven cottage boasts bright, open plan living accommodation with a well-equipped kitchen and a welcoming sitting room with warming open fire.

Three comfortable bedrooms are available at this Crookhaven holiday cottage, one of which is accessed by a charming spiral staircase, while a shared patio area offers superb sea and cliff views.

Just three miles from your Crookhaven holiday home lies a wonderful Blue Flag sandy beach at Barley Cove, while nearby attractions include lighthouses at Mizen Head and Fastnet Rock, Ireland's most southerly village of Crookhaven and Three Castle Head at Dunlough Castle.

A superb Crookhaven holiday apartment for a coastal cottage holiday in County Cork.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x second floor family room (accessed via spiral staircase) with a double & two single beds & en-suite shower, basin, bidet & WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Ground floor WC/basin. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area (seats 6) & sitting area (seats 6) with open fire & patio door.


  • Electric night storage & convection heaters with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine in ground floor WC/basin, dishwasher, TV, CD/radio
  • Electricity inc. in rent, fuel for fire available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars in shared area on a first come, first served basis
  • Shared lawned area, small rear patio area with furniture & bay views
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop & pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Property is accessed via an uphill walk.

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About the location


Barley Cove 4 miles; Schull 10 miles; Skibbereen 24 miles.

The small rural village of Goleen sits on the south-western tip of Ireland, in County Cork. The village offers four pubs, two shops, a petrol station and a fast food restaurant, helping to cater for the tourists who visit the village each year. Just four miles away is the large Blue Flag sandy beach at Barley Cove, while a little further on the visitor centre at Mizen Head is well worth a visit; in a spectacular setting with folded rocks and high cliffs, you can visit the Signal Station, set on an island accessed by an arched bridge, or shelter in the shop, café or exciting exhibitions. Activities in the area include golf, horse riding, walking, angling, sailing, diving, birdwatching and surfing, while further afield the market town of Skibbereen offers a variety of colourful shops, restaurants and pubs. This part of Cork really is the ideal holiday destination with a host of varied activities to appeal to everyone whatever their interests.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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