The Moorings, Skibbereen
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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This lovely detached house has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 5 people in 1 x double bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom and a single bedroom.
The double bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower and all bedrooms are located upstairs. The main bathroom is also located upstairs and has a bath/shower. Downstairs is a guest toilet with doors wide enough for wheelchair users to get through.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tragumna 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cork International 82 km, Nearest railway: Cork 85 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details outdoors|
LEISURE CENTRE ACCESS FOR GUESTS STAYING AT THE MOORINGS:
We're delighted to advise that The Moorings Holiday Home has an agreement in place with Harbour View Hotel & Leisure Centre in Schull which is just 11 miles drive from Skibbereen. Guests have the following options:
Individual usage: Adult admission €10, Children €5
Multiple use: Buy a card of 10 for €90 which would be ideal for a family staying a week
Pets are welcome on request and we have two dog boxes available for use during your stay. We would kindly request that pets be kept downstairs and away from the bedrooms and that they sleep outside. An additional charge of €25 euro per pet per stay will apply, this is payable onsite to the caretaker.
The Moorings is situated right on the edge of town, with restaurants, shops and nightlife all on hand, yet still only a short drive from the beach. Indeed, being within an easy walk of the town’s many friendly and lively pubs means no problems with having a sociable drink in the evening; a plus factor that makes for the most relaxed of stays. For most holidaymakers, this convenience is a considerable recommendation when choosing where to stay.
The Province of Munster region
Things to do in West Cork
Skibbereen is a charming and bustling market town which offers a wide range of services, facilities and goods. It is peppered with lots of great pubs and restaurants. Beauty spots like Mizen Head, Crookhaven, Dunmanus Bay, Glandore, the splendid beaches of Inchydoney and Castlefreke, golf course, pony trekking, fishing, boating, and so many more attractions, are within an easy drive. Skibbereen doesn’t close down during the winter months, but continues its bustling cheerful way throughout the year. Whenever you come, there is always something going on - another plus factor for those seeking the ideal holiday location.
From hiring your own boat to deep sea fishing trips the choices are many and varied.
Dive off the coast and see the many ship wrecks
There is an abundance of walks in the area, some well known and others almost undiscovered!.
Explore West Cork
From SKibbereen to the Beara Penninsula, Sheeps Head and the numerous local villages, you will have a full programme.
Visit the Islands
Spend a day on the islands, Cape Clear where Irish is spoken, Sherkin Island with its beautiful sandy beaches.
All within a few miles of Skibbereen.
The Moorings are situated right on the edge of town, with restaurants, shops and nightlife all on hand, yet still only a short drive from the beach. Indeed, being within an easy walk of the town’s many friendly and lively pubs means no problems with having a sociable drink in the evening; a plus factor that makes for the most relaxed of stays. For most holidaymakers, this convenience is a considerable recommendation when choosing where to stay.
Whether it’s couples seeking a romantic break, energetic hiking groups yearning to stretch their legs, families with young children that can’t wait to get going with a bucket and spade on golden sands, or devotees attending one of the hugely popular festivals held throughout the year, everyone loves coming to this part of West Cork. Visitors from abroad are especially taken with the combination of friendly welcoming atmosphere and stunning scenery, and having once experienced it come back again and again. In fact the number of famous names with a bolthole here would surprise you. You could well bump into actor Jeremy Irons and wife Sinead Cusack, who restored nearby Kilcoe Castle, for example, while doing your weekend shopping at the Farmers Market.
BEACHES IN THE AREA:
Tragumna - Skibbereen
Tragumna is a sandy, sheltered beach, situated about four miles from Skibbereen. It can be reached by turning off the R596 at Abisdealy bridge and following the signs for Tragumna. Public car parking, toilet facilities and lifebuoys are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season.
Owenahincha - Roscarbery
Roscarbery is approx 12 miles from Skibbereen. Owenahincha is a sandy beach that backs onto sand dunes. The main route to approach the beach is from Clonakilty on the N71. Turn off at Burgatia Cross onto the R598, which leads down to the beach. Public car parking and public toilet facilities are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season. There is a short, pleasant cliff walk between the Warren Strand and Owenahincha.
Warren - Roscarbery
The Warren is a sandy beach located at the mouth of Roscarbery Bay and accessed by turning off the N71 at Warren Cross. There is a pitch and putt club adjacent to the beach. Public car parking, toilet facilities and lifebuoys are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season.
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21 Aug 2014
We rented two properties next door to each other for a family wedding. The properties were clean and had all we needed for our weekend stay. They were very easy to find and we could have walked into … More
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