luxurious house by sea with boat 1h cork city

luxurious house by sea with boat 1h cork city




Mar 2017

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 12
4 Bathrooms

About our home

This spectacular, welcoming holiday home in the beautiful tranquil coastal village of Castletownshend, West Cork, provides an ideal base for families and friends wishing to visit many attractions in Cork and Kerry. It is only 6 miles from the market town of Skibbereen.

It sleeps up to 12 with 4 single beds and 4 double beds, including some solid bunk beds suitable for adults and children. It can be booked for short or long stays . Unlimited free WiFi. Enclosed private garden.Parking. 2 sitting rooms.

A natural Irish stone exterior leads into a luxurious home full of light, equipped with everything you could need. It is situated in a private 2 acre enclave with other houses, extensive lawns, walking paths, play areas and picnic benches, all with stunning sea views. The local shop, pubs, playground and tennis court are only 2 minutes walk. Mary Ann's famous Gastro Pub is also in the village. The nearest beach is less than 1 mile. Early morning peace and tranquillity by the harbour is just a 5 minute walk away.

It has two sitting rooms, one with a cosy open fire; the other with double French doors opening to the patio/ private garden; a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, 4 large bedrooms with new fully orthopedic mattresses for a restful nights sleep and 4 bathrooms.

The house has unlimited broadband/Wi Fi, computer and printer, 48" flat screen HD TV, 2 TVs with free-to-air channels, Bluray/DVD, 1 gaming TV with Xbox 360

The house has a fully enclosed, south facing garden ideal for, sun bathing, alfresco dining with BBQ and chiminea. Cosy fleece blankets, fairy lights and lanterns add that special touch for evening dining.

The house also has a piano, for those wishing to play or keep up practice during the holidays.

Ground floor
- 2 Living rooms, one with open fire, one with double French doors to patio.
- Spacious well equipped kitchen with dining area.
- Ground floor, basin and WC
- Cloakroom for coats & shoes
- Entrance porch

First floor
- Large double bedroom with double bed, ensuite with shower, WC & basin, wardrobe.
- Large double bedroom with solid wood bunk beds suitable for adults and/or children, 1 double bed and 3 single beds, wardrobe, also gaming TV with Xbox 360 (room sleeps 4 to 5 adults or 5 children).
- Bathroom with basin, WC, power shower and bath.
- Hot press with storage for linen and towels.

2nd floor
- Large double bedroom with king size bed, wardrobe, drawers and desk.
- Double bedroom with solid wood bunk beds suitable for adults and/or children. 1 double bed and 1 single bed, desk and wardrobe (room sleeps 2 to 3 adults or 3 children).
- Bathroom with basin and WC

¥ Sleeps up to 12 (cots can be provided for infants on request)
¥ Nespresso coffee machine and supply of capsules
¥ Nutri-bullet, Smoothie maker and Juicer
¥ George Forman grill and toasted sandwich maker
¥ Kenwood mixer, full supply of cooking and baking equipment, cookery books
¥ Unlimited free broadband/Wi Fi, 2 TVs with free-to-air channels, Bluray/DVD, 1 gaming TV with Xbox 360
¥ Off road parking for 1 car. Plenty of further parking to front or side of house
¥ Extensive Library of board games, DVDs and books for both adults and children.
¥ Electric heating. Under floor heating downstairs.
¥ Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, kettle, toaster
¥ There is a playing pitch with goals for soccer, football, rugby in the enclave and a playground and tennis court two minutes walk away (both free).
¥ Selection of adult and child Wet suits, Life jackets, fishing rods and waders, crab catching nets, buckets and shovels, fully equipped picnic basket and cooler box, tennis racquets and balls, swing ball, football and rugby ball. There is also a kayak and canadian canoe.

¥ Hair dryers
¥ Travel cot, highchair, stairs gates, steriliser, baby bath, selection of toys etc.
¥ Wheelchair accessible ground floor WC
¥ Strictly no smoking
¥ Private mooring in the harbour


More about us

  1. We are married and both 50. We have 4 children , 2 girls and 2 boys . Aged 19, 16, 13 and 12. The eldest girl does not always travel with us .

  2. Kieran is a lecturer in applied maths at university college cork . Annette is a lawyer on career break at the moment .

  3. We love the sea , skiing , sun, good food , eating out and cooking for our friends . We both play music - Kiera the guitar and Annette the flute and piano . We also love travelling, cinema , reading and playing tennis . Family is very important to us and we enjoy very good times together .

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Mary Anns Award winning Gastro pub and restaurant in the village, Good Things Cafe, The Church Restaurant, Deasys,
Cool bars
LiL McCarthys in the village
Cozy cafés
Cafe in the Castle, in the village, Lissard Estate, Apple Bettys , Good Things Cafe
Retail therapy
Skibbereen(7km), Clonakilty(30km) Cork City(60km)
Bit of culture
The Castle, St Barrahanes Church, Lissard Estate, Festivals in Castletownshend, Skibereen, Baltimore
Walks in the park
Lissard Estate, Reenen Woods( Fairy walk for the kids & Adults!), Beaches, Cliff Walks, Toe Head
Spot of exercise
Golf, Sailing, Fishing, Tennis, Cycling, Swimming, Water Skiing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Hiking, Mountain Climbing,
Day tripping
Castletownshend is a beautiful historic village with a castle, harbour and beach, fishing, sailing, rowing, wind surfing, kayaking, wind surfing, swimming, water skiing etc. safe cycle routes and walks. There are great pubs with irish music and restaurants. golf course is 5 minutes drive away. Skibbereen offers colourful shops, restaurants and pubs and a farmer’s market on Saturdays. See Day trips Mizen Head: Ireland most southerly point. The drive through Schull and barley cove is spectacular. Goleen, Crookhaven and Barleycove., Bantry House and Gardens, Glengarriff and Garnish Island, Cape Clear and Sherkin Island, Clonakilty, Inchadonney beach, Hotel , cinema and Thalassotherapy Spa and West cork secrets adventure centre. Blarney Castle: beautiful castle and the famous Blarney stone, Killarney, Cork City and the famous English Market., Kinsale: gourmet capital of Ireland, Cobh formally Queenstown with Titanic visitors centre and Midleton distillery

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