Fuchsia Heights

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 923662)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “Very comfortable cottage. Rural ...”
    Very comfortable cottage. Rural location but easy to get to Ballydehob and Skibbereen.
    Very comfortable cottage. Rural location but easy to get to Ballydehob and Skibbereen. A hairdryer would be a welcome addition.
    - Mrs Chung, August 2017

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Skibbereen 6 miles.

A lovely semi-detached house situated next door to the owner’s holiday home in West Cork countryside, six miles from the market town of Skibbereen.

Stone-built and well-finished throughout, this property will make an ideal starting point for those looking to come and explore the south west of Ireland and a place where you can relax and escape everyday life.

With two bedrooms upstairs, a double and a family room, you will then find that there’s plenty of space on offer on the ground floor.

You enter into the dining room with seating area and solid fuel stove; this room provides a traditional feel to the property.

Off to the right you have a sitting room with comfy furniture, perfect for enjoying some peace and quiet, while straight ahead there’s a well-equipped kitchen, where you will have no problems rustling up a tasty meal or a few packed lunches.

With the sun out why not take a seat outside, looking out over the Cork countryside, or spark up the BBQ and enjoy a cold drink as the sausages start to sizzle?

Head into Skibbereen and absorb the local culture by sampling the pubs and restaurants on offer, or look for a souvenir to remind you of your Irish getaway.

This is a great starting point from which to explore west Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way, an increasingly popular coastal route that provides stunning coastal scenery and miles of walks and viewpoints.

Why not take a day trip to the city of Cork and discover its energetic atmosphere, or try and get the gift of the gab by visiting Blarney Castle and kissing the famous Blarney Stone?

A welcoming holiday home for those looking for a relaxing break.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 single and 1 adult bunks. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 3). Utility with basin and WC. Dining room with comfy seating and solid fuel stove. Sitting room.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front gravelled area with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 6 miles.

About the location

SKIBBEREEN, COUNTY CORK

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.

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