Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This is a modern, comfortable, fully equiped 2 bedroomed apartment with all modern amenities, overlooking Ballycotton Bay. The main bedroom is ensuite and with lots of wardrobe space. The second bedroom has 2 single beds with a further pull out bed. Heating is by electric storage heaters and there is a wonderful open fire which will be set for your arrival. In the kitchen there is an electric cooker and large larder fridge,microwave kettle and toaster and GeorgeForeman grill. There is satelite TV with DVD player available.
We are positioned within the village next to Sean McGrath's pub where a warm welcome is assured. The location is breathtaking, directly overlooking the bay and with distant views of Garyvoe's sandy beach and playground. There is a slipway within 50yards for direct access to the sea.
WiFi is available at Mc Graths'Pub and across the road at the Schooner Bar.There are a number of places to eat within a stones throw , from casual to fine dining.
The wonderful Ballycotton cliff walk can be accessed with ease as the loop runs past this property. Fishing is very popular with young and old alike from the pier or from boats available to hire locally. The famous Ballymaloe Cookery School, nearby can be booked for long or short courses. The Blackbird and Scooner bars have a great history of providing varied and popular entertainment for all. There is a tennis court and rackets available and a basketball court for the energetic. Any special interests - let us know and we will point you in the right direction.
Come to Ballycotton, it's all good!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Garyvoe 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cork Airport 30 km, Nearest railway: Cork train station 27 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The County Cork region
Cork is located in southern Ireland and boasts many attractions for all. East Cork has a rich historical and maritime legacy.
Fota wildlife Park is a must for young and old where over 50 species of wildlife roam free.
Cobh was the last port of call for the Titanic and has a wonderful Titanic Experience.
Lismore Heritage town and castle/garden visits are wonderful for the historical/botanical buff.
Trabolgan offers many activities for families -one of the biggest holiday villages in Ireland (15 kms).
A visit to Cork must include The Old English Market - much enjoyed recently by HRH. The visit would not be complete without going to Blarney Castle where of course one must kiss the Blarney Stone.
The Jameson Centre, Midleton offers visitors the history of whiskey making and a taste of the Good Stuff.
More fun for the family can be had at Leahy's open farm.
There are a wealth of faboulous golf courses throughout the region and visitors are welcomed.
A visit to the farmer's market is a must on Saturday morning. Fresh produce and local gourmets show their wares to an appreciative audience. Live Music adds to tthe ambience.
Various festivals continue throughout the summer season to suit all tastes.
Ballycotton is a beautiful, peaceful fishing village set in the lush green countryside of East Cork. Ballycotton is one of Irelands most famous sea angling venues. For booking fishing/boat telephone Peter Manning 00353214613178. Pier fishing has traditionally been very popular and this is the perfect setting for this activity.
Pitch and Putt is available in Ballycotton. A Tennis court is nearby (300yards)-rackets are available.
In nearby Shanagarry you will find Ballymaloe Restaurant, shop and fabulous cookery school with Rachel Allen in attendence. Farmers/Food markets are located in Midleton and Youghal - Weekends
If you care to explore on bike try Blackwater Valley Cycle routes 00353214255100.
For the sailing enthusiasts try Sailcork, East Ferry . Qualified instructors Provide instruction -sailing, yachting and powerboating for all the family 00353214811237
Ballycottons Famous cliff and road walk (looped walk) this is breathtaking and runs past our accomodation.
Castlemayrter luxury spa/gym and golf resort is 14kms. Bridgefield buggies is recommended for an adrenaline filled activity 00353214667533
Shanagarry Craft shop-local artists provide instruction and sell their wares, this establishment includes a Kilkenny shop.
Kayak Cork Harbour - will bring the kayaks to you - contact at 00353863469078
There is a wealth of good places to eat within the village and the area from Skinnys diner to gourmet establishments.
The Schooner, The Blackbird and Sean McGraths pubs are within a stones throw and offer entertainment to suit all tastes.
Come and enjoy! See www.ballycotton.com/leisure_walking.htm for further details