3 Paradise Apartments
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 and a selection of DVDs.
We are positioned within the village next to Sean McGrath's pub (an authentic Irish 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 in the apartment. There are a number of wonderful places to eat within a stones throw : from casual to fine dining. Breakfast and a wide selection of snacks/ meals are served from 10 am at The Schooner Bar accross the street.
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 Schooner Bar have a great history of providing varied and popular entertainment for all.
There is a tennis court with 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 on to Ballycotton, it's all good!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ballynamona 4 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||Suitable for children over 5, 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, Wi-Fi available|
|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 fabulous golf courses throughout the region and visitors are welcomed.
A visit to the farmer's market in Midleton 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 and Darina 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, set on a local family farm. telephone; 00353214667533
In Shanagarry The Kilkenny Craft shop is worth a visit -local artists desplay and sell their wares, this establishment includes a welcomeing cafe.
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 wider area from great pub grub ( The Schooner)to gourmet establishments.
The Schooner, The Blackbird and Sean McGraths pubs are within a stones throw and offer varying entertainment to suit all tastes.
Come and enjoy! See www.ballycotton.com/leisure_walking.htm for further details
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15 Nov 2014
"Lovely spot, smashing apartment"
The sun shone and the rain rained, and it was fabulous under both conditions. Sea view, modern facilities, roaring peat fire... What more can you ask? Oh, great host too!… More
22 Sep 2014
"Great stay - off the beaten track"
Lovely place to stay overlooking the sea in a quiet friendly town. Beautiful cliff walks. A bit hard to find but keys held by publican Sean Murphy's next door. Mattresses need replacing but overa… More
23 Jul 2014
We stayed first week in July with 2 young kids. Apartment very clean and well equipped. Great location for travelling to other parts of East Cork. Lovely beach just round the road at Ballynamona which… More
1 Jul 2014
"Super location, super apartment!"
I took my wife here for a surprise birthday treat and we really loved it. What a fantastic view! The apartment was spotlessly clean, and very well equipped. Just about everything we needed, but if you… More
28 Apr 2014
The apartment was absolutely perfect, great location, full of useful bits and bobs...including wetsuits, DVDs, tennis rackets...and the best stocked kitchen I have ever come across in a Holiday let. W… More
22 Apr 2014
"A great place to stay"
This is a really great apartment, very well appointed, comfortable and Deirdre was really welcoming and provided us with some great tips. The cliff walk is a must, stunning views across the sea - so … More
10 Jul 2013
"Plush, modern apartment overlooking Ballycotton Bay in small, friendly, postcard beautiful fishing village - a perfect getaway s"
We were so pleased that we chose to stay at Deirdre's Paradise Apartment #3 in Ballycotton on our recent trip to Ireland! This very comfortable apartment had every amenity we wished for - and it looks out directly over the bay! The apartment is within walking distance to pubs, cafes, and other venues and since you will most likely reach Ballycotton by car, you will appreciate the private offstreet parking space just outside your apartment door.
Deirdre was very helpful and a pleasure to communicate with which is always most appreciated.
The Ballycotton harbor is so colorful and camera ready as is the lighthouse and the cliff walk is spectacularly beautiful!!!! We were enchanted with the natural beauty of the ocean, cliffs, and wild flowers!
Though the apartment does not have wi-fi, the pub directly next door does and the owners were friendly, knowledgable and accommodating!! The Waves Cafe, less than half a block away, had great food, good prices, a friendly atmosphere plus wi-fi!!
The Ballycotton location is remote, quiet and peaceful, yet still convenient for taking day trips to Cork, Lismore, Blarney, and beyond!
Whether you are looking for a place with a view or just want to get away from it all, Ballycotton is a sweet destination and this Paradise Apartment is a wonderful place to stay!! I highly recommend it and would love to stay there again!
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