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Beautifully restored traditional Irish Cottage in tranquil, country location

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in County Cork - Moher

This is a traditional Irish cottage, originally built in late 1800's. The property belonged to the owner's grandparents who bought it in the early 1900's. The cottage was completely renovated in 2006 with all modern conveniences.

It has two bedrooms, one double and one with twin single beds. There is a travel cot also. It has a Kitchen and dining/living room with open fireplace. It has a bathroom with electric shower. It has a washing machine, cooker, fridge, microwave oven and is fully equipped. It has central heating & electricity included in the price.

Outside, there is private parking and a garden with patio furniture.

It is ideally located for touring the South-West of Ireland; Cork, Kerry and Limerick. It is in a very peaceful location in the countryside, 25 km from Mallow, on a beef farm.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Michael O Donoghue
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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About Michael O Donoghue

I am a beef farmer. This cottage belonged to my mother's family and I bought it in 1993. In 2006, I renovated it completely and it has been a holiday letting since then. I enjoy welcoming guests from all over the world.

Michael O Donoghue purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Michael O Donoghue chose Ireland

This cottage belonged to my family for at least 100 years. Three generations of my family have owned this cottage. My grandfather bought this cottage in the early 1900's and 3 generations of my family have farmed on the land here. The cottage was completely renovated in 2006. It was previously a thatched cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Location is the best feature. It is ideal for touring the South West of Ireland. Set just 1km off the N72 about half-way between Mallow and Killarney.

It is set in a country location, in a farming community which it is very peaceful.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Beautifully restored traditional Irish Cottage in tranquil, country location
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews
3

Country property with good sized rooms. Very rural. Car necessary.

  • 3 of 5

In need of running repairs here and there.( Kitchen tap) Kitchen could be a little better equipped.(Toaster very poor, as was ironing board~)

We were unable to get good reception for the TV one day when the weather was wet. Lack of WiFi made life a bit difficult as we had an ill relative at home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. on our property. We will address the issues you have pointed out in the coming weeks.
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spacious cottage away from tourist crowds

  • 3 of 5

a spacious living room with lovely big sofa and armchair, a good fireplace and a radio that works. Exellent for tall foreigners like us (as long as you avoid the double bed). However you do have to drive around for a bit to get to all the tourist places. Killarney is near, and Cork 45 minutes. Peace & quiet guaranteed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice, quiet and homely cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in Dernagree. The cottage is cozy, with a fireplace and more than enough space for us. Everything you need is there. Waking up by the birds singing in the trees and dog Harry waiting on the doorstep: total rest indeed!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

We loved this rural Irish cottage. It's a few minutes from the farm where my grandmother was born, and allowed us to really experience the feel of this beautiful area while tracing my roots - something you can't get when staying in a hotel. We were immersed in the culture, and the owner couldn't have been kinder. Clean, cozy and comfortable. Memorable!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and it is lovely to know that your holiday in our cottage had a special connection for you. Hope to see you again.
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4

Nice little cottage

  • 4 of 5

It was a short stay, but we enjoeyed it very much.

Beautiful landscape, friendly people and all the other things you can get on a good holiday.

Perhaps we will come back another time, sure we will tell our friends and relatives about this place.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

First trip to Ireland

  • 4 of 5

We want to thank Michael for sharing his family home.The cottage is in a rural area and so peacefull..Did day trips to all the coastal sights...Dingle,Kinsale,Cobh.Mallow is handy for picking up grocery supplies.We loved returning to the cottage after a long sightseeing day.Kitchen is well equipped and appreciated the jug of milk that was in the fridge on arrival.Made a new friend...Harry the farm dog.Came by for a treat and was a great walking companion.Miss him!!Will definitely tell any friends to check Michaels lovely cottage for their stay in County Cork.Our first trip to Ireland and hope to return someday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Cork Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Curtins Bar
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Ringaskiddy, Cork
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Kanturk Golf Club, Kanturk, Cork
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Millstreet, Cork
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
N72
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Millstreet, Cork
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Clonakilty, West Cork
Car: necessary

Ideal base for touring Kerry, Cork, Limerick and even Clare. Recommended are the beautiful Lakes of Killarney, the Gap of Dunloe, the Ring of Kerry, Dingle, the beautiful West Cork, Mizen Head, Kinsale, Cork City, Limerick city, and even the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in County Cork, County Cork

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
6 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£75
for 3 nights
From
£25
£163
£670
 
 
Christmas 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£151
for 4 nights
From
£38
£251
£1,005
 
 
early Spring
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£75
for 3 nights
From
£25
£163
£670
 
 
easter/late spring
11 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£134
for 4 nights
From
£33
£201
 
 
early summer
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£134
for 4 nights
£234
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£285
for 7 nights
£285
 
 
High Summer
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£335
for 7 nights
£335
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£75
for 3 nights
From
£25
£163
 
 
Mid term
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£113
for 3 nights
From
£38
£251
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£75
for 3 nights
From
£25
£163
£670
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Downpayment / Deposit requested. Key pick up with owner

A booking deposit is required and the balance two weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in County Cork in Europe

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Electric shower in the bath
  • Bathroom has sink, toilet, bath with electric shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Bedrooms have wardrobe, dressing tables and bedside lockers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming

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