The Lookout

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 25627)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Duckett

    “Lovely cottage in an idyllic ...”

    Lovely cottage in an idyllic location which had everything we wanted and more!

    Lovely cottage in an idyllic location which had everything we wanted and more!


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Skibbereen 6 miles.

A well-presented detached cottage in a beautiful rural setting, six miles from Skibbereen, County Cork.

Enjoying stunning sea views from the first floor, this Skibbereen cottage is a wonderful base for groups looking to tour Southern Ireland, or for those in need of a relaxing getaway.

This spacious cottage near Skibereen has been tastefully decorated and offers three immaculate bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, and all boasting beautiful coastal views framed by the rich surrounding greenery.

The sociable dining area with solid fuel stove is the heart of this delightful cottage near Skibbereen, and with French doors leading to the sunny conservatory, plus a separate sitting room with a cosy open fire, you will discover plenty of space for relaxing.

Outside this Skibbereen cottage is an enclosed lawned garden, and here you can fire up a barbecue and toast your holiday with an alfresco feast, a fantastic end to a sunny day by the sea.

A secluded Blue Flag beach offering stunning walking routes can be found within a mile of your delightful Skibbereen cottage, along with a friendly pub that delivers a warm welcome.

The town of Skibbereen attracts visitors from all over the world with its lively pubs, local cuisine and art and crafts; visit the weekly country and farmers' markets to pick up some excellent local produce, and prepare at your delightful Skibbereen cottage.

Within easy driving distance you can find the stunning Lough Hyne offering beautiful walks and sea kayaking.

A fantastic Skibbereen cottage, perfect for your West Cork holiday.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Utility. Dining room (seats 6) with solid fuel stove. Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire. Conservatory.


  • Central heating fuelled by solid fuel stove, oil central heating during October to March only with open fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Power and starter packs for stove and open fire inc. in rent
  • Oil charged by meter reading October to March, fist €20 inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned gardens with children's play area, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 6 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Beach 1 mile.

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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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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