Crookhaven, Cork Ireland

Crookhaven, Cork Ireland


Oct 2015

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms

About our home

A stone house in a stunning location on the waters edge at the end of the beautiful hamlet of Crookhaven. on the wild atlantic way, 100 meters from the pub, pier and restaurants.
A Panorama of the natural harbour from the front and side patio where you can watch the boats come and go.

Views from the upstairs bedrooms , kitchen and Living room, look out to sea.
The house was built 30 years ago so the Kitchen and bathrooms reflect that .
It is comfortable not luxurious, nothing precious Just as we like it to relax.
2 Bedrooms upstairs both have a Queen size and a single bed each.
Downstairs Bedrooms one has a Double bed and another 3 single beds.

6 beaches to choose from in the vacinity,, Barleycove for walking, Kite Flying, swimming , surfing and a surf school .
The local pier is popular for pier jumping. Fishing from the rocks near Galleycove.
Crookhaven is a haven for sailors with a sailing school in July and a regatta in August.

Mizen lighthouse nearby with a dramatic walkway out to the lighthouse at Ireland's furthest southwest point

West Cork is a foody haven., Goleen, Schull, Ballydehob, Skibereen and Bantry are in driving distance to great pubs and Restaurants , shops and farmers markets. Crookhaven has a lovely summer restaurant, bar food year round.

A car is recommended. Public transport on Bus Eireann from Cork brings you as far as Goleen 5 miles away and a taxi will bring you from there.
We have bicycles , Kayaks and life jackets at the house available for guests.

Nearest Airport: Cork 1.45 hrs,
Dublin 4.5 hrs, Shannon 3.5 hrs drive
Galway 4 hours
Cleaner available at your expense.
There are storage heaters and a woodburning stove with a back boiler heating the radiators In the colder months.

Interesting swaps are welcome, even at short notice. Swaps preferably as we have loads of points.


More about us

  1. We are a family of 5 adults who love the outdoors, all respectful of others and their homes.
    We often travel in a smaller group, depending on whos free.

  2. We love swimming. Hiking, culture, food music , art... And travel .

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Crookhaven Inn and Nottages restaurant , Barleycove hotel. Herons Cove, Goleen.
Cool bars
O Sullivans bar Crookhaven, traditional pubs in nearby Goleen.
Cozy cafés
Goleen post office cafe. Three castle head cafe, Organico in Bantry.
Retail therapy
Bantry , Skibbereen and Schull farmers markets, on Friday , Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Bit of culture
Masters of Tradition music festival Bantry, Bantry chamber Music festival, Bantry house. West Cork Arts centre, Skibereen.
Walks in the park
Walks on the many headlands and beaches, and out to Mizen lighthouse and three castle head.
Spot of exercise
Sailing. Cycling , bikes provided. Swimming , Kayaking, Kayaks provided, Surfing, equestrian centre.
Day tripping
Cape Clear, Sherkin and Garnish Islands, Mizen lighthouse, Bantry House, Lough Hyne.

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