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maria archer

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Charming seaside house with beautiful views and garden in Baltimore

5 Reviews
People7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Baltimore - Elgan II, WestCork Seaside

4 Bed, 2 Bathroom, 2 Sitting Room, Stunning Sea Views And A Beautiful Garden

Beautiful house, one of the original in Baltmore with probably the nicest garden. Stunning sea views and one of the best locations about 10 mins walk from the village. The house is ideally set up up as a holiday home with four bedrooms - one with a double bed, one with two singles, a double with two queen size beds, a single bedroom. Two sitting rooms one with open fire, one with a solid wood stove. Beautiful sea views, one of the best locations in the area. Wet room including utility room. The garden includes both a patio area and a decking area with outdoor dining for 10 - possible to move chairs from kitchen to add more. An outdoor wood burner for extra ambiance. The garden is ideal for sunbathing, reading, taking coffee and watching the sea views. The house has a fantastic layout and warm feeling.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
maria archer (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English

About maria archer

I am from Ireland and from Dublin. I love cooking having family and friends around. I fell in love with Baltimore village the first time I stepped into it. The house was the only house I looked at and decided straight away that it was the only one that I wanted to see. It has a lovely warm feel that tells of a happy house that has many happy times and memories.

maria archer purchased this chateau / country house in 1996

Why maria archer chose County Cork

The location is ideal - it is quiet and peaceful, coffee on the terrace looking out at the sea and the boats is just perfect. It is a short walk to the village which has great restaurants and pubs, a playground. Great walks to the beacon. The house itself is really comfortable and perfect for relaxing, the kitchen is ideal for family dinners and entertaining. The garden at the back of the house has lots of herbs for cooking. An outside sink for cleaning fish etc. and a wetroom bathroom - ideal for sailors. The garden is perfect for children playing and bar b ques. It is probably the prettiest garden in the area and full of flowers to be picked for the house all year round.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The two sitting rooms allow for everyone to have space, whether it is grandparents, friends visiting or children playing. The open fire whether needed for warmth just adds a great relaxing, ambiance and we light it all year round. the views are just food for the soul and ideal for a mental break as well as a physical. It is quiet and tucked in nicely in the cove.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Myself and my boyfriend booked the weekend for our 1 year anniversary. First off the house was so cute, and the fire was lit when we arrived. The village was a short walk and we got a pizza from the Jolie Brise the first night, the pizza was amazing! I would recommend stopping off in Skibbereen to pick up groceries and alcohol as there is just a small convenience store in Baltimore. Overall the weekend was superb and a real gem of a house! We have already booked to come back in the summer :-)
Dec 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Charming seaside house with beautiful views and garden in Baltimore
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

A spacious yet extremely cosy cottage set in a lovely quiet cove in Baltimore. The nautical themed pictures and decorations add to the atmosphere of this homely property. There is no shortage of quality kitchen utensils, everything that you need and more is there. there is a comprehensive collection of books and music. Although there is plenty to see in the area there is also plenty of entertainment at the property to keep you occupied if needed. My family would gladly return to this lovely comfortable cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

beautiful, relaxing and traditional

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 6 who stayed in this lovely traditional cottage style property. The owner met us there and made us very welcome even though we were a little early she welcomed us in for a drink while she finished off cleaning. The property is a traditional Irish cottage with all amenities to hand. It must be true the Irish like their food as the kitchen had every single conceivable utensil to hand. The downstairs living rooms are extremely cosy with open log fire which makes it all the more homely. Plenty of room upstairs as well along with a bathroom. There is a further shower room and toilet area to the rear which is very handy for washing down when coming in from a day out on the water. Full Wifi which worked very well. We hired a boat down at the harbour (easy walk of about 300yds) and went over to see the islands and a multitude of wildlife including Whales and seals. The little village has a few pubs with good beer and excellent food one or two have music on some nights and there is a shop which sells most of the day to day needs. Everybody was very friendly. Overhaul a fabulous relaxing break with beautiful picturesque surroundings. Highly recommended.

G.Hurst

Sept 16

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much, i am really happy that you enjoyed your stay and Baltimore. I hope that you will return
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5

Perfect seaview holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous house in ideal location. For seaview lovers. Everything you could want in a holiday home and more. Lovely and quiet with the option of sociable Baltimore centre only a stones throw away. Would highly reccomend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you Ewa I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the house.
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5

A home away from home with character and charm, in

  • 5 of 5

Maria's home in Baltimore was such a pleasure for us to stay in. We visited in March, a group of 7 adults. We cooked every night and ate around that large kitchen table. The layout of the open plan kitchen/dining area is perfect for socialising - and every possible utensil is available. The cosy sitting room was so comfortable and we spent many happy hours there too - in front of the fire. As we visited in March we didn't use the barbeque and seating area in the front garden but we imagined that if we came back in the summer months we would have really enjoyed that too. The view from the house takes in the tranquil waters of Baltimore Cove, a 10 minute walk up the hill takes you to the stunning coastal cliffs at Baltimore's beacon, 5 minutes walk in the opposite direction takes you into the heart of the village. West Cork is the most fantastic location on the planet for a holiday and this is the house to base yourself in. I hope to come back some day. Justine from Dublin

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much Justine, I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will stay soon. kind regards,
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Fantastic house in a wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a short visit here at the end of September which we thoroughly enjoyed. This is a real home from home and very comfortable to boot!. The house is situated on a quite bay about 10 minutes walk from the harbour. We hope to go back for another visit sometime soon - cannot wait!.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
89 Kilometres
Cork airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Jacobs
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
Cork Ringaskiddy
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Skibereen Golf club
Nearest Train
100 Kilometres
Cork City
Nearest Motorway
100 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Jolie Brise
Nearest Beach
across road
Car: recommended

Baltimore is famous for water activities, walking, scenic views, great food. Good for families and adults. Close to local town and local activities. Great fish. Great for exploring - lough Hyne and Skerkin Island. Sherkin is recommended for a trip over, lunch, fabulous beach. The area is great for a complete mental rest, where people are friendly in good form and welcoming. Easy to make friends, great for kids and adults to go to sailing school, diving, fishing and taking a trip on a rib. Sherkin is well known for bird watching. You can make it as busy or a quiet as you wish. Make friends or just chill in your own company.

Baltimore in West Cork is midway between the busy tourist destinations of Dingle and Kinsale. Baltimore is an historic maritime village which is renowned for its restaurants, harbour and water based activities. It is the gateway to the islands of Roaringway Bay which include the enchanting islands of Cape Clear, Sherkin and Heir, all reached by ferry from the pier. Baltimore boasts many festivals running from April to October, covering traditional music, heritage, seafood, historic sailing boats, angling, art, storytelling and walking. For water sports enthusiasts there is sailing, kayaking, snorkelling, diving, power boating, angling and ferries to the islands. The seas of Baltimore are one of the best places for whale watching in Europe and has a year round population of dolphins and seals. Located 9km away is the18 hole golf course of Skibbereen which is set against the backdrop of the internationally known Lough Hyne.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Baltimore, County Cork

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
winter
10 Sep 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
£922
for 5 nights
From
£172
£664
£1,353
 
 
Christmas and New Year
1 Dec - 15 Jan
6 night minimum stay
£1,094
for 6 nights
From
£172
 
 
summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,181
for 7 nights
£1,181
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
£991
for 6 nights
From
£147
From
£172
Fri,Sat,Sun
£750
£1,784
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning £60
Pet Fee £17

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Baltimore, Ireland

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The second bathroom is also a wet room and a utility room with a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedrooms are all upstairs, 3 of the front facing bedrooms have beautiful sea views. The second bedroom has room for a cot or a sofa bed or two! The back bedroom has also room for a sofa bed or we have fit two!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The garden is particularly beautiful with wonderful sea views. There is also a Mexican burner on the terrace which burns wood for chilly evenings. The house is full of warmth and charm. The two sitting rooms allow for different activities. The village is in walking distance about 10 mins and is a beautiful walk, the restaurants and pubs are comfortable and not expensive. There is a wonderful children's playground, music in the pubs. The locality is famous for boating, scenic walks, food, drinking and good company.

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