The Gate Lodge
About the home
From the Lough Ine Gate Lodge you can enjoy many beautiful walks around this famous beauty spot or you can take one of the rowing boats from the shingle beach on the grounds and explore the Lough, the rapids, or go for a picnic on the small sandy beach of the island where you can see the remains of an O'Driscoll castle.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||On the premisces|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 4km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Boat available for guest use, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, Telephone|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
The main bedroom has a lovely view on the sea, the island and the fields, the beds can either be twin beds or made into a double bed. The bathroom has a bath with a stand-in shower, a WC and a basin.
Downstairs you can enjoy a log fire in the large fireplace.
Further details outdoors:
You can walk through the woods where you will find a picnic table and bench, from where you can enjoy very romantic views of the sea. This spot is reserved for your house only.
The house will be ready for you with your beds made, at 2pm on the day of your arrival. You will be expected to leave the house at 10am on the day of your departure.
Between 3 months and 42 days; the deposit
Between 42-22 days : 60% of the rental
Between 21-8 days : 75%
Less than 8 days : 100%
The County Cork region
The Carberrys -so called from Lord Carberry who owned most of South West Cork until the land reform- is one of the most picturesque and welcoming part of Ireland. You can rent a boat from Baltimore, 4 miles from the house, to enjoy Roring Water Bay's hundred islands or drive along the coast to Mizen Head the Southern most tip of ireland. You can take a lovely road to Bantry House, a 17th Century beautiful house is only 20 miles for Lough Ine or go further into the magnificient mountains.
The Skibbereen area
A few miles west of the house you can visit the picturesque Castletownsend, seat of Somerville and Ross, authors of the Irish RM and drive a little further to Beautiful Glandore. Buy a local map and you might like to find some of the prehistoric stone circles. This part of the world is full of surprises and will never disapoint you.
There are two markets in Skibbereen worth visiting, one on Friday at 12 noon for home produces and a general farm market on Saturday
How to get there
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You can fly either Ryanair or Aer Lingus to Cork where you can rent a car. The house is 85 Kms from the airport. You can also take the Swansea Cork ferry that sail overnight or during the day. Crossing is 8 hours.
Other ferries leave from Pembroke to Rosselaere. A 3 hours crossing. To drive from Rosselaere to Skibbereen it will take you 4 hours.
Activities near Skibbereen
Tennis in town
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|low season||13 Oct 12||22 Dec 12||€ 490||€ 80||€ 80||2 Nights|
|Xmas and New Year||22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||€ 590||-||-||1 Week|
|low season||5 Jan 13||9 Mar 13||€ 490||€ 80||€ 80||2 Nights|
|Mid Season||9 Mar 13||6 Jul 13||€ 510||€ 90||€ 90||2 Nights|
|High Season||6 Jul 13||7 Sep 13||€ 590||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||7 Sep 13||5 Oct 13||€ 510||€ 90||€ 90||2 Nights|
|Low Season||5 Oct 13||21 Dec 13||€ 490||€ 80||€ 80||2 Nights|
|Xmas and New Year||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||€ 590||-||-||1 Week|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
The house can be rented for shorter periods by special arrangement.
Week ends of 2 nights vary from E190 to E280 or for 3 nights from E280 to E390Book
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