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4 The Coastguard Station

Ballymacoda, County Cork (Ref. 919084)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Ms Coley

    “Really Nice place, very close to the ocean, friendly people”

The property

Ballymacoda 2.5 miles.

This cosy mid-terrace cottage is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac, overlooking the sandy beach at Ring, near the village of Ballymacoda in East Cork.

Previously the residence of the coastguard, this cottage boasts panoramic sea views out across the bay towards Youghal.

This charming cottage has been lovingly decorated and furnished to provide comfort and quality for couples or small groups looking for a peaceful getaway.

The ground floor comprises a well-equipped fitted kitchen with a breakfast bar and there is also an inviting sitting room with a dining area which is complemented by a multi-fuel stove, so you can curl up with a glass of wine after an invigorating day at the beach.

Three cosy bedrooms complete the accommodation at this coastguard cottage, where guests are guaranteed a good night’s rest.

To the front of the cottage, you can find a quaint garden where you can relax in the sunshine and soak up the sea air.

In the neighbouring bay is a mussel farm and, if you ask the farmers nicely, you might get to sample some!

The village of Ballymacoda is home to a shop and pub and is a truly wonderful base to explore East Cork and the South East of Ireland.

Why not visit the famous seaside town of Youghal, home to beaches, golf, traditional pubs and delicious restaurants?

The heritage village of Ardmore in County Waterford is a short drive away and a superb place to spend a day with the children.

Other attractions within easy reach include Lismore Castle, Cork City, Middleton Distillery, Fota Wildlife Park and deep sea fishing to name a few.

For an unforgettable seaside trip, this delightful cottage is the perfect choice.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2)
  • Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove
  • Central heating powered by multi-fuel stove with electric heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shed for storage
  • Front lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Beach 1 min walk.

About the location


Youghal 14 miles.

Situated in East Cork, close to the sandy beach at Ring Strand, is the small village of Ballymacoda. Home to a friendly local community, local shop and pub, Ballymacoda is the perfect base to discover and explore the delights of this region. Ballymacoda lies just a few miles off the main Cork to Waterford route with superb access to Cork airport and Cork City. This part of Ireland is often referred to as ‘The Irish Riviera’ with an abundance of stunning coastlines and inlets to discover. The heritage seaside town of Youghal is a short drive away along with the Old Middleton Distillery where you can sample some world famous whiskey. Sandy beaches can be found at Pilmore, Youghal, Ardmore and Ballycotton. The River Blackwater is also close by and offers superb fishing opportunities. A wonderful base to explore East Cork and the South East.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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