Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Sheeps Head - Hillcrest Farm
Beautiful Award Winning Farmhouse overlooking Ahakista harbour
Traditional Style farmhouse, 3 en suite bedrooms, sleeps up to 7.
Hillcrest Farmhouse has been the family home for 5 generations. Since 1990 it has been tastefully restored and was operated as an award winning Guesthouse and is now available for your self-catering holiday home. It is 4 star Irish Tourist Board approved. Located on the beautiful ‘Sheep’s Head’ peninsula, it is a 5 minute walk to Ahakista village where you will find a small sheltered beach, pubs wtih traditional Irish music, Herons Gallery and cafe, restaurant , sailing fishing and boating, church and school, overlooking Ahakista harbour and Dunmanus Bay. Two pubs Arundels by the pier and the Tin pub. The farmhouse has superb sea and mountain views, large garden with lovely mature trees and shrubs, patio area and on site parking. Located on the sheep head way walk and cycling route. The popular sheep head way achieved the Eden award of excellence in Europe in 2009.
There are many scenic loop walks for the visitors to pursue. Or long walks for the more enthusiastic walkers. Maps are available on the premises
Just 3 miles to the village of Kilcrohane where you will find good restaurants and Irish music pubs, playground and beaches, shop and church, . The coastal village of Durrus is just 5 miles with its restaurants, pubs supermarket shops and cookery school, also lovely gardens open to the public. Bantry town just 20 minutes drive, which has many attractions. The farmhouse is furnished with some antiques and is equipped to a high standard. A baby cot and high chair are available, electric blankets, clock radios hair dryers in all bedrooms and power showers. Not equipped for wheelchair mobility. Linen, towels and toiletries supplied.
WiFi Internet access available.
At the back is the owners accommodation where we offer breakfast to our self catering guests should they require same. It is totally independent and separate to the rental accommodation.Home made scones are served as a welcome pack on your arrival. Our friendly collie dog Shep will be waiting to greet you and guide you on the walking trail. Our lovely cat roams around the farmyard. Our two donkeys love the visitors especially when they feed them a carrot and our free range hens are there for you to view and the rooster with its singing voice throughout the day.
Ideal base for touring West Cork and Kerry.
Please visit our website for more information. www.ahakista.com
To check availability:-
Telephone + 353 27 67045
Agnes & Joe Hegarty
- pets considered
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Joe & Agnes Hegarty
I, together with my husband Joe, have worked together in the B&B, Self-Catering business for 50 years. We have had the pleasure of meeting visitors from all over the World. Many of our visitors have enjoyed returning to our beautiful part of the World for their vacation each year, and we have developed great friendships as a result.
We have seen many changes in B&B and Self-Catering since our commencement in the 1960's. It has been a fantastic learning experience and we are so proud of our many award winning achievements to date.
We look forward to welcoming you and we will do our utmost do ensure that you have an enjoyable vacation.
Agnes & Joe