Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Seven miles from Skibbereen you will find Up River House, a south-facing detached holiday home in a gorgeous riverside location with fabulous views of the water. As one of two detached properties on the Ilen estuary, Up River House has been decorated and furnished to a high standard throughout. The accommodation includes four bedrooms, a lovely sun room with dining table, and a spacious living area with open fire. Guests are welcome to hire a boat directly from the property owner and explore the nearby islands.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting area. Gas hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, video, stereo/CD player, small library of books. Washing machine and dryer in separate utility building. Fuel and power charged from meter reading on departure. Starter pack of fuel for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Ample off road parking. Lawned garden with picnic table. Sorry, no pets. Shop 1 mile, pub 1.5 miles. Note: There is direct access to the riverbank from the property and children should be supervised at all times.
The County Cork region
County Cork is full of truly breathtaking natural beauty. With unspoilt beaches, historic castles, and modern visitor attractions, there's plenty for all ages to absorb and there is always plenty to see and do in County Cork.
Skibbereen is a thriving and bustling market town where you are guaranteed a warm welcome by the town's inhabitants. Colourful, eclectic shops, superb restaurants and pubs, the enthralling West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre are all to be found here. Skibbereen's exceptional local produce is the town's pride and joy, including local seafood, meat and bread from its own bakery, and weekly country and farmer markets that showcase the best that the area has to offer. Located at the heart of some of Ireland's most breathtaking scenery, Skibbereen offers sandy beaches, sheltered coves, fast rivers, hills, forests and lakes, and all can be easily reached from the town by walkers, cyclists and drivers. There is an excellent 18-hole golf course and an indoor sports centre offering tennis, badminton and a gymnasium. The villages of Leap and Rosscarbery on the rugged West Cork coastline; Ballydehob; Schull; Bantry, and the market town of Kinsale - the "gourmet capital of Ireland" – are all close by.