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About our home
Our home is located on the main Cork/Kerry road. Driving to Killarney takes approx 45 minutes, Cork City approx 35 minutes, Kinsale 45 minutes, Beaches of Clonakilty 50 minutes and an hour from other locations in West Cork and Kerry. It is an excellent base for discovering the South of Ireland. Our house is 1 minute walk from the public park. At our end of the park their is the shallow part of a river which is a favourite local swimming and fishing spot. We live across the river from a lush 18 hole golfcourse, Macroom Golf Course. 30 minutes drive from the forest park of Gougane Barra with its many forest walks and trails. There is a Lidl in Macroom which is 5 minutes drive or 20 minute walk away. There is also a Dunnes Supermarket. Our house has all modern facilities (microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, sky TV), we have a master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite with shower, toilet and sink, childs bedroom with childsize bed, guest bedroom with king size bed and childs cot, downstairs in the playroom we have a large double Ikea day bed which is very comfortable. We have a small WC downstairs and the main bathroom upstairs has a bath, toilet and sink.
Equipped for kids
More about us
We are two adults, a 3 year old girl, 1 year old boy and baby due in July
Tom is a regulatory affairs specialist in Switzerland
In our spare time we love music, food, wine, friends and fun!!
Church Lane Resturaunt Macroom, Granvilles Resturant Macroom, The Ivory Towers Cork City, Cafe Paradiso Cork City, Toons Bridge Dairy Cafe 10 minutes drive
Goldens Pub Macroom one of the few original Irish Pubs a must see!! In Cork City there are many cool bars. . too many to mention.
Little Irish Cafes 10 minutes walk away or in Cork City
Shopping in Cork City in quirky off the beaten track shops or main street shopping centres
Bit of culture
Briary Gap Theatre Macroom, INEC Killarney, Cork Internation Short Story Festival September 2013, Cork Culture Night September 20th 2013
Walks in the park
Beside the gate to local park, Gouganne Barra Park 30 minutes away, Climb the Kerry Paps 25 minutes drive, Killarney National Park 40 minutes away, Millstreet National Park 20 minutes drive
Spot of exercise
River Swimming in the Summer, Jogging in the Park, Castle Hotel Swimming Pool 15 minute walk, Macroom 18 Hole Golf Course which you can see from our windows
Ring of Kerry, Lakes of Killarney, Beaches of West Cork, Youghal, Skibbereen, Bantry, Tralee, Kenmare all within driving distance. Take the train to Dublin from millstreet for a day in our capital city.