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BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY COTTAGE 3 BEDS WITH PRIVATE ACCESS TO DUNMANUS BAY

Gillian Seago

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks English, French, German, All languages by email
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Gillian Seago

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Speaks English, French, German, All languages by email
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BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY COTTAGE 3 BEDS WITH PRIVATE ACCESS TO DUNMANUS BAY

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Dunmanus Bay - Drishane

A Superb Stone Built Cottage - Amazing views - sleeps 6/8 3 Beds 2 Bathrooms

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Huge Kitchen and 3 reception rooms.

Our beautiful house at Drishane is situated 6 miles from Schull on the Mizen Peninsula in an elevated position with wonderful views over Dunmanus Bay. High speed Internet and printer with office looking over the Atalntic ocean. From the kitchen window you can watch Dolphins and Seals feeding for the mackerel which abound in the water here. It is a cottage style, stone built house in a half acre garden. Running through the garden is a stream with a small waterfall and pool with a bridge to a little spinney – ideal for the children to play. You can walk to the private beach which is 5 minutes away and within 150 mts view from the property where you can swim fish and sunbathe.

The location is well placed to access Schull, Ballydehob (5 miles), and Baltimore (12 miles) on the Roaring Water Bay side of the peninsula as well as Bantry (7 miles), Glengariff (12 miles) and beyond the Dunmanus side, all of which have many excellent pubs and restaurants. The village of Durrus is 5 miles away with pubs great food and live music plus a mini-market filled with local produce. The surrounding countryside is stunning in all directions both beautiful and craggy and is excellent for hill walking and cycling. There are first class golf courses in Bantry, Glengariff and Skibbereen plus amazing long beautiful sandy beaches around Crookhaven and Barley Cove.

Many of our friends and family who have stayed describe the setting as idyllic but all without doubt maintain it is the best view they have ever experienced anywhere on earth. Surrounded by the mountains and sea washed by the gulf stream waters makes the location and amazing scenery one of those rare places where you can almost touch the peace and serenity. It is truly an unforgettable cottage in the most wonderful of locations – writer’s poets and artists are inspired here - as you open the door and step inside you feel like you have been transposed into another world where you can lose your cares and find tranquility!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Gillian Seago (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks English, French, German, All languages by email

About Gillian Seago

Following many years of happy holidays in Ireland with our children we decided that there could be no better place to invest our savings in a holiday cottage. We have been coming here for the last 12 years and so many friends and family say they think it the most idyllic place on earth. We know if you stay here you will leave relaxed refreshed and with the happiest of memories.

Gillian Seago purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Gillian Seago chose Dunmanus Bay

This area of Ireland is undoubtedly considered the most coveted -surrounded by hills mountains lakes streams and of course the great Atlantic Ocean itself. The water is warm and literally so close you could hit a cricket ball into the sea ... the views are never ending. It is hard to describe the natural beauty and wildlife that abound in the area. For the fishermen you can catch your mackerel for breakfast and be cooking it 5 minutes later on the Aga. Sandy beaches abound and the local people are so warm and friendly - it is a super place to be!

What makes this cottage unique

The views from the panoramic Kitchen window will astound you - in the mornings and often late afternoons Dolphins can be seen swimming and playing. Sitting by the stream in the evening with the barbecue gently smoking away you can watch the breathtaking sunsets as you look out across the ocean. Inside the house is so warm and comfortable even on those less sunny days there is a unique quality and pleasure that our home has. The smell of the open peat fire the Aga with the kettle always hissing away on the boil takes you back to times when time seems endless and happy with all the excitement of the days to come. Holidays here are truly amazing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in this wonderful house 3 years ago with our 2 children and now have just booked again for this year. This house is in a magical setting with the chance to walk to the secluded beach which is private and perfect for the children with rock pools soft sand and sheltered water.



We promised to leave a review then but overlooked doing it - now as we look forward to this years visit we want to put that right and say how nice Gillian (the owner) is and how special they made us feel in their home and supporting our every request.
Sep 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

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Beautiful Holiday Cottage 3 beds with private access to Dunmanus Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Beautiful Holiday Cottage 3 beds with private access to Dunmanus Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p847277
+44 -1832710076
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Clean Spacious Luxurious and Fabulous Views

  • 5 out of 5
This is a perfect Holiday retreat and described accurately by the owners. We arrived late at night but the lights were all turned on there was some food we requested in the fridge and we went to bed so excited to see the outlook in the morning. We woke up to an amazing view over the sea the sun was shining on the mountains and this is really like something out of the movies. Absolutely brilliant place to stay the location for food and places to visit are perfect. We are booking to go again this year. Jacqui Hawes
  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Holiday Cottage 3 beds with private access to Dunmanus Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p847277
+44 -1832710076
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Best self catering we have used in Ireland

  • 5 out of 5
Had a very good stay in Gillian and George's cottage. With 4 children under age of 3, having the garden for them to tumble into was very useful. Never got bored of the view from the kitchen. Highly recommend.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Beautiful Holiday Cottage 3 beds with private access to Dunmanus Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p847277
+44 -1832710076
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Best place we stayed in Ireland

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at this beautiful place in November. Great view, warm house with a roaring fire place- such a picture perfect place. Besides the wonderful house which is evident on the photos, this place is ideally located- 10 minutes from Durrus- not too secluded but gives enough privacy off the road, very convenient to explore both Mizen Head and Sheep's Head peninsulas.

Another great bonus is their caretaker/neighbor George and Mary. Just a wonderful couple. I might forget the castles and monuments but will never forget those rainy afternoon teas we shared (make sure you get Mary's recipe of the Porter cake she makes with Guinness.)

The owners are well loved by the locals (which you wouldn't know before renting via websites like this) which added to the enjoyment of our stay.

All in all, it was the best place we stayed in Ireland.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you to stay in our home. We were very lucky to find this house some 13 years ago partially built and being able to have the house exactly as we wanted it. We are very lucky with our neighbours George and Mary - it would have been difficult to monitor the house with us living in England, without their invaluable help - they make everything possible. We have only been letting the house this year and they have facilitated smooth turnovers between renters. It is a beautiful house and as you say, very conveniently situated. I'm so glad you enjoyed the house as much as we do.
business
Beautiful Holiday Cottage 3 beds with private access to Dunmanus Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p847277
+44 -1832710076
Dunmanus Bay County Cork
5

Beautiful and welcoming Cottage

  • 5 out of 5
This cottage was adorable. Very homey, breathtaking view and very comfortable, house was very clean inside and out. We stayed for a long weekend for my husband’s birthday and we did not want to leave. Gillian and George (owners) were a pleasure to deal with as well as George and Mary (caregivers). We will defiantly be returning. Highly recommend.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Durrus
Nearest Ferry
85 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Glengariff
Nearest Train
15 Metres
Bantry
Nearest Motorway
85 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Dunbeacon
Car: necessary

Very close to some of the best beaches in Ireland with amazing water for swimming sailing surfing flying kites and fishing with safe sandy beaches for children that stretch for miles - scuba diving with wonderful dives are all withing 5 kms and snorkeling is minutes away with dolphins and seals you can see from the kitchen window. Surrounded by mountains and wonderful views and with the largest ever number of traditional bars with live music and superb restaurants all within a short drive. The whole area is renown for its beauty and because of the peaceful location you often find yourself talking with famous people who come to this area to relax and rest.

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Rates & Availability

From £80 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Dunmanus Bay, County Cork

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Winter
1 Dec 2014 - 28 Mar 2015
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
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£80
£500
 
 
Spring
29 Mar 2015 - 27 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£700
 
 
Summer
28 Jun 2015 - 12 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
£950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes A two night equivalent rent is required to secure the property. if this is cancelled within one month of the intended stay a full refund will be available - if outside this period it will be at the owners discretion and subject to finding a replacement letting.
We do not charge extra for utilities (oil,water, electricity) and cleaning, there is high speed wifi throughout the property and outside.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dunmanus Bay in County Cork

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms have electric high powered showers and with all the proper facilities
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The bedrooms are spacious and sleep 6 comfortably and in addition there are two inflatable beds with electric pumps making it possible to sleep 8 occasionally. The bedrooms have adjoining bathroom and all have views over the sea with uninterrupted views towards the mountains in the distance.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please ask for any special requirements
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