The Cobbler Rosscarbery situated in the village of Rosscarbery. Lovely cosy 3 bedroomed house with open fire in the living room. The kitchen/dining opens up to the enclosed walled garden via the patio doors. We have satelite TV and radio/cd player along with a selection of games and books for our younger visitors. The Cobbler is located within easy walking distance to the shops, pubs, playground, paddle, boats the Celtic Ross Hotel and a number of restaurants in the village. For children there is a playground nearby and a tennis court. In addition, Ross Leisure rent out paddle boats and canoes and they run a lovely tea shop to wait in while the rest of the family are out on the water.
The house is situated less than 2km from the Warren Beach and pitch & putt club. Less than 1km is the Rosscarbery golf range.
Recycling is encouraged and there is a local bring site in the village.
The popular tourist towns of Clonakility and Skibbereen are only 10 to 15 minutes drive away where there are supermarkets, craft shops, boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants.
Rosscarbery truly is an ideal base for touring West Cork and it is but a short drive from Baltimore, Glandore, Cape Clear and Sherkin Island.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||The Warren 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||30 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cork Airport 60 km, Nearest railway: Cork 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Rosscarbery is a small historic town set in picturesque surroundings overlooking a sandy inlet of the rugged West Cork coastline. The town grew up around a monastery, which was established by St. Fachtna in the latter half of the sixth century. It is now a peaceful place with an attractive Square and nicely decorated buildings with traditional shop fronts. The wide variety of amenities for young and old within walking distance of the town make Rosscarbery an ideal tourist centre.
For those who just want to relax, the Warren Beach, Ownahincha Beach and the Long Strand offer safe bathing and golden sands. The more energetic are spoiled for choice with two links style Pitch and Putt courses at the Warren Beach, or golfers may improve their swing or putting at the local Driving Range.
At the Marine Leisure Centre, pedal boats, rowing dinghies or canoes are available for hire in the safest of surroundings and sailing lessons are available - whilst the children's playground and tennis courts are just nearby.
Visitors may experience the beauty of the area on horseback with and expert guide form one of the local Riding Centres or meet some farm animals at close range at the local Pet Farm and Agricultural Museum. For the angler, Rosscarbery offers estuary, rock, deep sea and fresh water fishing - with bait in plentiful supply. The Lagoon and estuary are great favourites with bird watchers as large numbers of duck, waders, sea and migratory birds are to be seen.
For the archaeologist, there are numerous megalithic tombs, stone circles and standing stones in the area - Drombeg being the most famous. For the historian there are many places to visit - such a s St. Fachtna's Cathedral, Castlefreke, Coppinger's Court and birthplaces of General Michael Collins and O'Donovan Rossa to name but a few. Local tour guides will be only too happy to tell of local history and folklore. Rosscarbery is a walker's paradise, with lots of quiet rural lanes running through scenic countryside with breathtaking views of land and sea.
Discovering the hidden treasures of this unspoilt area is an enriching experience. There are many reasons why Ross is not quite like any other place - it begins with the people. All this coupled with first class accommodation, restaurants, pubs in congenial surroundings make Rosscarbery a unique Holiday Centre.