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Brookhaven House

Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Brookhaven House

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A beautifully designed and constructed detached residence, set in a quiet location just outside the town of Castletownbere. The large well kept garden invites you to relax and to enjoy the quiet atmosphere.

The house is very welcoming and tastefully decorated. The spacious open plan kitchen cum dining room has ceramic floor tiles and the kitchen is equipped with all modern appliances and equipment. The inviting sunken living room with an open fire place is perfect for those cosy evenings, it is beautifully furnished and has a timber floor. The spacious entrance with timber stairs leads to a landing, which opens to a balcony with panoramic views of Castletownbere Harbour, Bere Island, Dinish Island and Hungry Hill. The four spacious bedrooms (two twin, two double) are all en-suite, two downstairs with carpet and the two upstairs with timber flooring and rugs, which are all bright, beautiful and tastefully decorated. In addition to this, there is another lounge area upstairs with a family sized pool table.

It is 3 minutes walking distance to Castletownbere, a bustling fishing town with plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants and it is well worthwhile to visit Bere Island by car ferry. Ideal for exploring the area and to tour the rugged Ring of Beara and Ring of Kerry which abounds with archaeological sites and spectacular views. The ideal place for water sports, sea-angling, shore angling, sailing, horse riding, walking etc. For those interested there is a 9 hole golf course only 5.5 km away.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tralaghan 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cork Airport (or else Kerry airport - 96.9km), Nearest railway: Killarney
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Detached 4 bedroom house

Very luxurious

Oil-fired central heating

Close to sea, lakes or beach

Well equipped kitchen

Laundry room with washer and dryer


Upstairs lounge with a snooker table

Private location with ample parking

Further details outdoors

Sit on the balcony and watch the daily comings and goings of the fishing boats in the harbour or relax in the large garden with a book and listen to the whispering of the waterfall and babbling brook.

Further details

Arrival time - anytime after 4pm.

Departure time - 11am.

Bookings run from Saturdays to Saturdays but I am flexible.

Non - smoking property.

All bed linen supplied.

High chair available upon request.

Towels also available upon request for an extra charge.

Deposit on booking €200

full payment 6 weeks before arrival.

The County Cork region

Home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in Ireland, and offering the broadest range of activities, entertainment, and cuisine imaginable, West Cork provides a range of options that allow you to tailor your holiday to suit your personal needs and desires. As we own a restaurant, we offer 10% off to all guests staying at Brookhaven


The main town on the Beara Peninsula, a busy port and centre for walking. It is on the south side of the peninsula and surrounded by mountains and sea. Castletownbere is the largest white fishing port in Ireland and is second to Sydney, Australia, as the safest natural harbour in the World. Fresh fish is available to buy from the Co-op behind Harrington's Hardware Store. Take a walk on the expansive wharf where you will find lots of things of interest, from fishing boats to net mending

Some local historical sights

Dereenataggart Stone Circle

To visit this stone circle go to the western end of the town, take the road to the right just after the Garda Station and follow it for about two miles. You go over a bridge, keep left at a junction and it will be on your right shortly after that.

Cloontreem Wedge Grave

To find this wedge grave take the road to the right of the Millbrook Bar, go up past Brandy Hall Bridge on your left, take the next turn to your left and keep walking for two miles. Follow all Beara Way signposts, go through a gate and up the hillside

Dunboy Castle

Dunboy Castle (Irish - Caisleán Dhún Baoi) was a stronghold of the O'Sullivan Bere, a Gaelic clan leader and 'Chief of Dunboy'. The castle is located on the Beara Peninsula in south-west Ireland near the town of Castletownbere and was built to guard and defend the harbour of Berehaven. Its presence there enabled O'Sullivan Bere to control the sea fisheries off the Irish coast and collect sizeable taxes from Irish and Continental fishing vessels sheltering in the haven. It was also a centre for the import/export trade to and from the Continent. Today, much of the castle is destroyed but the ruins are open to the public.

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2 Sep 2014


"Excellent location."

Stayed at Brookhaven house for the last week in August 2014.Our party of six where easily accommodated with plenty of room for all. The kitchen was well equipped with everything needed to self cater f… More

11 Aug 2014


"Highly Recommended"

This is a very comfortable house with all the bells and whistles. My wife,her sister and my two nephews just returned from our stay at Brookhaven. To start Cathy & John are fantastic hosts. The house … More

3 Sep 2013


"The Harringtons and Brookhaven provided the perfect combination of hospitality and convenience."

First and foremost, the Harringtons are the perfect hosts, available for every need and as generous with their time and attentions as you require. The house itself is perfectly situated just behind th… More

22 Jun 2013


"Cosy. .but yet plenty of space."

Just back from Brookhaven today. Loved this place. John and Cathy fantastic . . . .gave us a warm and inviting beara welcome. Beara peninsula is as gorgeous as u will see . . Fantastic scenery. Brookh… More

2 Apr 2012


"A restful retreat that felt like home!"

From the moment we entered the house, we felt like we were home. The home is beautifully appointed with all the amenities you'd look for in a lovely holiday home. It is large and accommodating, b… More

2 Apr 2012


"Home away from Home"

We had a wonderful time while we stayed in Brookhaven House. Very clean and fully functional warm kitchen. The bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and inviting with plenty of room for larger groups.Mak… More

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Calendar last updated:19 Mar 2014

Based in Ireland

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