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|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Nearest beach||On the premisces|
|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|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Furniture||Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|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.
|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 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