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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

House - Built 2006 in a traditional style complementary to the architecture of the heritage village of Castletownshend, the house is ideally suited to families or groups who want to have a quiet or active holiday close to the sea with all the comforts of home, and close by restaurants, pubs and amenities.

Environs - The Lawn is a lovely estate of traditional style houses with views over Castlehaven Harbour and nearby islands. It is very safe for children and has a football pitch, playground and tennis court.

Locality - Castletownshend is situated between Glandore & Union Hall fishing villages and Baltimore, approx 8km (5mi) from the market town of Skibbereen, all of which have good restaurants, pubs and shopping facilities. It is a very scenic coastal area close to plenty of sandy beaches, good fishing, sailing, golf, cycling and walking routes.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Castletownshend (0.4km), Sandycove (1.5km), Tragum 400 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cork 85 km, Nearest railway: Cork 90 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ground-floor accommodation includes:

(a) Entrance hall with coat stand, (b) Shower room & WC,

(c)Large Lounge/Dining room with adjacent fully fitted galley style kitchen leading through french doors to patio, small rear garden and private parking. Dining area has large wooden table with seating for 8 adults. Lounge area has 3 x leather couches facing fireplace & satellite TV.

First floor accommodation includes:

(a) Large Main Bathroom with bath and electric shower,

(b) Master bedroom with Superking size bed & harbour view,

(c) Large bedroom can be configured with Superking size bed plus 1 x single bed or 3 x single beds as required

Second floor accommodation includes:

(a) Shower room & WC,

(b) 1 bedroom with a Kingsize bed (one with harbour view)

(c) 1 bedroom with a Double bed

Rear - Patio with picnic table, seating, BBQ, bikeshed & parking

Further details

Property is available for short-term holiday rentals for periods of minimum 3 days and upwards. While normally Saturday is the changeover day, we will endeavour to be flexible as possible to suit clients. The rental fee payable is available on request and varies according to season and length of rental. The rental fee will include bedlinen and towels. An additional charge per day will be charged for utilities. A non-refundable booking deposit equal to 50% of the rental fee is payable at time of booking. The balance is normally due 4 weeks before arrival. A refundable deposit of minimum EUR200 is payable on arrival to cover any damage or breakages not due to normal wear and tear, unreasonable utilities usage, or if the property is returned requiring excessive cleaning. The owners will make every effort to configure the house where possible to meet the particular needs of prospective guests so as to ensure the best possible holiday experience.

The County Cork region

County Cork is in the South West of Ireland. It is the largest county in Ireland with varied scenery and a temperate climate. It typically has warmer temperatures and more moderate rainfall than most other. It contains many historic landmarks, touristic attractions, beautiful unspoilt scenery and very friendly people. Nearby counties Waterford & Kerry also offer marvelous touristic options. It is easily accessible by low-cost airlines via Cork Airport (ORK) - 1 hours drive, Shannon Airport (SNN) - 2.5 hours drive, Kerry Airport (KIR) - 1 hours drive, Waterford Airport (WAT) - 2.5 hours drive and Dublin Airport (DUB) - 3.5 hours drive. We recommend, and for lowest air, ferry and car hire fares.


Castletownshend is a historic, seaside village which was the setting for the TV series the Irish RM, which boasts marvelous views of Castlehaven Bay and islands. It is situated in the heart of West Cork which is considered one of the most scenic parts of the Ireland and arguably the gourmet capital of Ireland. Castletownshend itself boasts an excellent bar restaurant (Mary Anns) which offers many excellent seafood dishes made with the freshest fish sourced from nearby Union Hall fishing village. The village is near Lough Hyne, Tragumna (Blue Flag sandy beach), Toe Head and is ideal for discovering little known smaller coves and beaches. Nearby towns and villages including Skibbereen, Union Hall, Glandore, Tragumna, Baltimore, Clonakilty and Kinsale boast some of the countries best restaurants specialising in fresh and organic ingredients. The local bar Lil McCarthys is a beautiful traditonal style bar with beer garden in summer overlooking the harbour. There is a quaint local shop which offers a wide range of groceries, newspapers, fuel and other necessities, supplemented by major supermarket chains and many local speciality shops in nearby Skibberreen.

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Gerard M.

  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:06 Aug 2014

Based in Ireland

Languages spoken
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  • French
  • German

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