Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This stunning cottage is spacious & tastefully furnished. Downstairs, the living area (with pellet stove)/dining/fully equipped kitchen with its full size cooker, microwave, washer/dryer.
Satellite TV, video, DVD, stereo/CD player. Shower room & toilet. Upstairs, a huge bedroom with a 6ft. bed with a wonderful memory foam mattress. On the landing is a 3ft. single bed & double futon.(Travel cot & 2 Z beds available).
The cottage has its own private courtyard with flowers & seating. standing detached in the grounds of the owners' home with its natural pond where you have your own large masonry BBQ. Watch the sun go down over glorious Dunmanus Bay.
Durrus village with its excellent grocery store, cafe & four bustling pubs, three serving food, & two restaurants. Mizen & SheepsHead peninsulas with their famous walks & cycle routes. Visit Bantry House. The West Cork Garden Trail. Take a boat trip from Schull to Cape Clear Island. Go Whale Watching.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Toormore 15 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cork 88 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage overlooks Dunmanus Bay and has wonderful views of the famous Sheeps Head trail. Durrus village is half a mile with its excellent grocery store, cafe and four pubs, two serving excellent pub food.The nearest town is Bantry, six miles away with its many restaurants, shops, banks, cinema, golf course, swimming at the West Lodge Hotel and the delightful Bantry House.
Schull, eight miles, where you can take a boat trip to Cape Clear Island, go fishing. Barley Cove, probably the most wonderful beach in West Cork. Further afield is Fota Wild Life Park, Cork. Take a drive across the mountains to see the beautiful Killarney Lakes. Take the Cable Car across to Dursey Island, but remember that sheep take priority!! Skibbereen, Baltimore and Lough Hyne are all within a 40 minute drive.
Visit the Italian Gardens on Garnish Island, en route, visit the seals and the Bamboo Park at Glengarriff.
Other Activities: Whale watching.
Golf: There are numerous golf courses within easy reach. Bantry, Bandon, Glengarriff, Clonakilty, Skibbereen and Kinsale to name but a few!
|Further details outdoors|
There is a wood pellet stove in the lounge area. Wi-fi internet access available, EPad available. Pets are more than welcome however they must be kept off the furniture and MUST NOT be left unattended at any time.
Our granddaughter, Daisy aged 18, will happily dog sit for you for €5 per hour if required. Only unsuitable for elderly and infirm because the stairs are quite steep.
Additional information about rental rates
Rental can be paid by either bank transfer, cheque or Paypal.
Short breaks are available from November to March. A 2 night break is €170, extra nights at €40 per night. (Excluding Christmas, New Year and Easter).
Late offers available on request.
10% reduction on a two week booking, October-April inclusive.
10% reduction for returning visitors.
The cottage will be thoroughly cleaned at the end of your stay but we do ask that you leave it in a satisfactory condition. A €50 cleaning deposit is to be paid with your final balance. This will be refunded within 7 days providing that extra cleaning costs are not incurred.
The County Cork region
The climate in West Cork is very mild, due to the proximity of the Gulf Stream. Lots of tropical and semi-tropical plants abound.
The region is beautiful, with many places to visit and many attractions to enjoy.
Bantry with its stunning house and gardens is approximately 10km away. Schull, 12km, where you can take a boat trip to Cape Clear Island, go fishing. Barley Cove, probably the most wonderful beach in West Cork is a 30min drive. Further afield is Fota Wild Life Park, Cork. Take a drive across the mountains to see the beautiful Killarney Lakes.
Take the Cable Car across to Dursey Island, but remember that sheep take priority!! Skibbereen, Baltimore and Lough Hyne are all within a 40 minute drive. Visit the Italian Gardens on Garnish Island, en route, visit the seals and the Bamboo Park at Glengarriff.
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