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River House – Home 81593 Farmhouse

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

This stunning property is a lovingly restored 200 year old traditional Irish Farmhouse and is ideally suited to those looking for a rural getaway with total seclusion in an idyllic setting. The house comprises two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and a triple (double and single beds), snug lounge with open fire, farmhouse kitchen with range and scrubbed pine table, large entertaining dining room seating twelve or more with log stove and opening out onto large glassed garden room. There is a family bathroom to service the two bedrooms at one end of the house and a recently upgraded bathroom with shower room to service the two at the other end making it ideal for two families sharing. Outside there are wonderful private grounds to explore, with woods, lawns and its own stretch of the Ilen River and there is even a trampoline and table tennis table. This a great property for large family holidays or sharing families aswell as a place for anyone wanting to chill out in complete peace and

This stunning property is a lovingly restored 200 year old traditional Irish Farmhouse and is ideally suited to those looking for a rural getaway with total seclusion in an idyllic setting. The house comprises two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and a triple (double and single beds), snug lounge with open fire, farmhouse kitchen with range and scrubbed pine table, large entertaining dining room seating twelve or more with log stove and opening out onto large glassed garden room. There is a family bathroom to service the two bedrooms at one end of the house and a recently upgraded bathroom with shower room to service the two at the other end making it ideal for two families sharing. Outside there are wonderful private grounds to explore, with woods, lawns and its own stretch of the Ilen River and there is even a trampoline and table tennis table. This a great property for large family holidays or sharing families aswell as a place for anyone wanting to chill out in complete peace and quiet.
In addition to the main house, available at additional cost if additional accommodation is required is a recently converted stone barn which features twin beds on a mezzanine over a shower room at one end and a large sitting area with vaulted ceiling and log stove at the other. Feel free to ask for more photos if this might be of interest.
Visit Baltimore for great restaurants, Island ferries, fishing trips, Lough Ine for walks and swimming, Barley Cove and Rosscarbery for beautiful sandy beaches.

Further details

Utilities are charged at 10Euros per day.

Further details indoors

This is a refurbished 500 year old farmhouse and not a modern new built house, so be mindful of its characterful features, low doorways etc. You will feel like you are at home here, shelves of books, library of DVD's and CDs, games, so plenty to entertain children.
All necessary appliances and an Aga to heat the house.

Further details outdoors

Trampoline in the garden, space to build woodland camps and have childhood adventures, country walks and only a few minutes in the car to Skibbereen with all its shopping facilities and famous pubs.

Location description from owner

The Province of Munster region

Home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in Ireland, and offering the broadest range of activities, entertainment, cuisine and accommodation imaginable, West Cork provides a range of options that allow you to tailor your holiday to suit your personal needs and desires. From rejuvenating weekend breaks to action packed family holidays, the choice is yours.
The courtesy and friendliness of the Irish people is renowned worldwide and the people of West Cork are no exception. You will be charmed by their wit and warmth and lured into the heart of Irish tradition. One of the most popular holiday destinations in Ireland, West Cork is renowned for it's beauty, tranquility and traditional Irish heritage.
This area has a spectacular coastline and is a region of scenic contrasts. The long indented coastline and beautiful beaches blend with spectacular mountains, and the many rivers and lakes combine with these mountains to give a landscape that offers much to the visitor.

This is a region where activity holidays play a large role in holiday plans, and County Cork has hosted the Irish Open Golf Championships on a number of occasions in recent years. Long distance walking is very popular in the region, as are the many cycle routes.

With such a long coastline sea and shore fishing is widely available as is excellent game angling. Good coarse angling facilities are also available in County Cork. Other local activities like sailing, island trips and garden walks all make up the infinite variety that West Cork has to offer.

Visitors have been enjoying this region for about 250 years and many of these early travellers visited Blarney in County Cork. The Cork region is also a special part of Ireland that has hosted many international festivals and events including a stage finish of The Tour de France cycle race and the Eurovision Song Contest. Cork City was designated European Capital of Culture for 2005.
The pubs of West Cork, old style or modern, are welcoming venues where the art of storytelling, traditional music and Irish dancing offer the opportunity of new experiences. The exquisite restaurants offer menus that no palate can resist and their delightful locations set the scene for a memorable night of delectable food and good company.

Skibbereen

Baltimore, Union Hall, Castletownshend, Glandore, Rosscarbery, Balydehob and the Carbery Islands are all only a short distance away. Fishing trips, Kayaking, sailing, swimming, Whale and Dolphin watching, surfing, Beaches are just some of the activities you can participate in.
The Fiddle Fair, Wooden Boat Festival, Calves Week, Food Festival, are some of the local events staged locally throughout the year.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 3 Single Beds
  • 2 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Trampoline
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Jim G.
Response rate:
60%
Calendar updated::
05 May 2017
Years listed:
8
Based in:
Ireland

Languages spoken: English


This Farmhouse has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 07 Feb 2009. Located in County Cork, the average weekly rate varies from £690 to £1595.

The Owner has a response rate of 60% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 05 May 2017.

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