The Apartment

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 961459)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Ms O'Leary
    September 2017
    “The apartment was a perfect base to ...”
    The apartment was a perfect base to explore west Cork. Situated in the heart of charming Skibbereen it was an excellent location.
    The apartment was a perfect base to explore west Cork. Situated in the heart of charming Skibbereen it was an excellent location. Siun was the perfect host and made sure that we wanted for nothing, will definitely be returning soon

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A character upside down cottage in the town of Skibbereen in County Cork.

Set in a fantastic location to provide a great base for a couple to enjoy a romantic getaway.

On entry to the property you arrive in a small hallway, which is great to store coats and boots.

This then leads to a spacious double bedroom with its’ own en-suite shower room.

The wooden stairs lead to the open plan living area with plenty of comfy sofas in front of a welcoming woodburner, making a great place to relax, enjoy the views and plan your adventures for the following day.

The kitchen is well-equipped with a good-sized dining table and chairs, making a great place to prepare and enjoy a lovely romantic meal.

To the outside is an enclosed patio area with furniture; a great place to relax with a glass of something chilled.

A short walk takes you to the town of Skibbereen with many colourful shops, restaurants and pubs.

Skibbereen is well known for its’ local produce including local seafood, local meat and bread from its own bakery, as well as weekly country and farmers’ markets.

There are plenty of activities to enjoy including walking, golfing, indoor sports, watersports or simply explore the surrounding scenery.

Further afield are the towns of Ballydehob, Baltimore, Glandore, Schull and the beautiful town of Bantry.

Within driving distance is the lively market town of Kinsale which is famous for its food, friendliness and traditional flavour.

There are an array of beaches and rugged cliffs, making this a walker's delight and a sunbather's paradise.

Whatever you decide to do, you will surely be spoilt for choice in exploring this wonderful part of the Emerald Isle.

Accommodation

Ground floor double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Beach 3 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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