House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Elegantly decorated with period furniture, large sofas, polished oak floors and a vine-filled conservatory, all add to the particular charm of this house. Sun pours through the French doors in the interconnecting reception rooms that overlooks the park, the fields and the sea. While unwinding in the cosy living room or in the conservatory, guests can enjoy the spectacular views of the sea lough and the surrounding hills.
From the elegant hall, a lovely curved staircase leads you to the first floor where you will find 3 double bedrooms and a large bathroom. The main bedrooms look right over the sea and are elegantly decorated with material on the walls and period furniture. One of them has a four-poster bed, the other, twin beds. The third, charming bedroom looks over the gardens.
On the ground floor there are two more wood paneled twin bedrooms and two bathrooms each with bath and shower. A laundry room and a ping pong room
The house is surrounded by its own gardens and estate, these provide you with the opportunity for contemplation, reflection and pleasant walks on private pathways that meander through the woods beside the Lough.
The rowing boat is at your disposal to row to the island where you can see the remains of an O’Driscoll castle, picnic on the beach or explore the rapids.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||On the premisces|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cork 85 km, Nearest railway: Cork 90 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (8), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors||
There is a separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer.
And a pingpong room in what was the old kitchen.
|Further details outdoors||
The park offers you lovely walks through the woods where you will find well situated benches to rrelax and admire the exceptional beauty of the place. There is a shingle beach from where you can take one of the rowing boats to the island where you can swim from the two small sandy beaches.
Deposit of 50% when booking. The balance six weeks beforer arrival.
More than 42 days: deposit
22-42 days: 60% of the rental
8-21 days: 75% of the rental
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.
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