Golf View Farmhouse

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 4177)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

Skibbereen 0.75 miles. This impressive, stone-built, detached cottage is situated on the owner's working beef farm, 0.75 miles from Skibbereen, in West County Cork.

This Skibbereen cottage retains much character, both inside and out, with a stone front wall, and beams and an open fire in the open plan living area.

This chocolate box Skibbereen cottage is a delight to behold, and combined with the rural location, and countryside views, guests are sure to have a truly relaxing Skibbereen cottage holiday.

Take the short walk into Skibbereen and sample some of the fresh local produce the town has to offer, walk or cycle through some of the county's beautiful and varying landscapes, or relax on the beach.

Close by is Baltimore, popular for sailing or take a day trip to Lough Ine.

There really is something for everyone from this Skibbereen cottage.

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Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double (access from one side only), 1 x queen-size double. Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire.


  • Electric central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, CD, radio, selection of books
  • Electricity and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available, Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Small front lawn with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.75 miles.

About the location


Leap 7 miles; Baltimore 8 miles; Glandore 9 miles; Rosscarbery 12 miles.

The market town of Skibbereen boasts colourful shops, restaurants and pubs and along with the fascinating West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre, you will be guaranteed a warm welcome by the town's inhabitants. Skibbereen prides itself on excellent local produce, including local seafood, local meat and bread from its own bakery, as well as weekly country and farmers’ markets. It is also situated at the heart of some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery, with sandy beaches, secluded coves, fast-flowing rivers, lakes, hills and forests, as well as Lough Hyne's nature reserve, all easily accessible for walkers, cyclists and drivers. For the more energetic, there is a superb 18-hole golf course and an indoor sports centre offering a number of activities including tennis, badminton and a fully equipped gymnasium plus sauna. Leap, Union Hall and Rosscarbery are within easy reach, set in picturesque surroundings overlooking the rugged West Cork coastline, and offering many outdoor and water-based activities such as sea kayaking, pedal boating and surfing, as well as adventure golf, not to mention Ballydehob, Baltimore, Glandore, Schull and the beautiful town of Bantry. Further afield but within driving distance is the lively market town of Kinsale - renowned as the “gourmet capital of Ireland” and famous for its food, friendliness and traditional flavour. There are dolphin and whale watching opportunities available in the area and an array of beaches and rugged cliffs, making this a walker's delight and a sunbather's paradise, and the ideal location for discovering this unspoilt area of West Cork.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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