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Stunning Lighthouse Cottage with spectacular views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 5

Luxurious detached Lighthouse Cottage beside Roches Point Lighthouse. Spectacular views of both the Atlantic and entrance to Cork Harbour. Roches Point Lighthouse guards the entrance to this the second largest natural harbour in the world.

Golf: Five 18 hole golf courses within 15 mile radius including Fota Golf Club home to the Irish Open in 2001 and 2002. Cork Golf Club, Castlemartyr,East Cork,Youghal and Water Rock Golf courses are all within easy reach.

Gerrie or Malcolm
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
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Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Power Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms have heated towel rails and underfloor heating.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Spectacular views from the master bedroom looking into Cork Harbour
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Property is not suitable for children under 10 years of age


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(35 traveller reviews)

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Stunning Lighthouse Cottage with spectacular views
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews

A Shining Example

  • 5 of 5

Basically for our first trip to Ireland this cottage exceeded our expectations. On arrival the owners greeted us with a welcoming bottle of red and a fresh-baked artisan loaf. And things only got better. The cottage was a delight. Beautifully furnished and comfortable. If the proof of really great accommodation lies in the ability to feel truly relaxed by doing nothing and just admiring the view, then this is just the cottage. Would I recommend it to friends? Naturally. But it was so good, I'd prefer to keep it a secret! A truly memorable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2008
  • Date of Stay: July 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Could not have been happier! Views are stunning. The space is inviting, clean, and modern.

  • 5 of 5

Malcolm was such a gracious host, meeting us at the property and giving us all the information we needed. The area is perfect for a true get away. The Cliff Walk at Ballycotton is close by and offers stunning views of the Atlantic and southern coastline. We felt relaxed and welcomed for our entire visit. Would love to come back someday!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The third, but not the last time!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Place to Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We had the most beautiful stay at the Lighthouse cottage. Our holiday got off to a great start as our hosts were extremely kind and helpful in moving in. The house and views are even more beautiful than the photos!

We stayed here right before Christmas and there was a beautiful Christmas Tree that added to the coziness of the living room with a fireplace. We also had a chance to meet the neighbors who were so gracious in showing us the watchtower of the lighthouse too!

The house has all the amenities one would need for a long stay (from the kitchen to the laundry room). While the house is fairly secluded in location, there are some shops and great restaurants about a 10 minute drive away.

Look forward to coming back for another stay (and to see this beautiful place in the summer)! Would - and have already - highly recommend this place for an a perfect getaway.

Thank you Gerrie and Malcolm!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most amazing home next to a working lighthouse in Cork, one of the largest harbours in the world

  • 5 of 5

Geez, I don't know where to start. The house itself on its own rights is stunningly beautiful. Then add that it sits up on a promontory next to a working lighthouse with the most incredible views of the Cork harbour and you have a vacation spot that is one in a million. And you're surrounded by history! The neighbors property has two old towers that were used as communication sites to signal ship arrivals in the 19th and 20th century. Marconi used them to test his radio technology and the tallest tower was the one that received the first messages that the Lusitania was sinking..... Can you believe it! The people living in the area are so friendly and gracious. And the owners of the house are the best hosts. They actually check on you to make sure everything is ok! In a five star rating world this place is an easy 10. We couldn't believe how fortunate we were to find this home. Easy driving distances to all the hot spots in the area. Great hiking paths along the coastline. Lovely villages along the way with great pubs and spectacular historic sites. We used the house location to drive to Waterford, Wexford, and the city center of Cork. And then we would come home to a peaceful, pastoral home on the sea. What else can I say. If you have an opportunity to be in that area of the world.....Stay there!👍👍👍

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A ringside seat to watch Hurricane Ophelia

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for several days including the day that Hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland. Roches Point was the windiest place on the mainland. The seas were very dramatic and the wind was unbelievably strong. We felt perfectly safe in a very solid lighthouse keepers cottage and had the best location to view the amazing weather.

The house is really great - spacious, very warm and comfortable. Malcolm was an excellent host.

As everyone on here says - the views are amazing - especially in the midst of a hurricane!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Cork Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
39 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Nearest Train
16 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
N25 Midleton
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The property is part of the Lighthouse complex and includes a secure gated entrance. It is possible to fish and swim within the compound area. Two beaches are within a 10 minute walk, one of these beaches is virtually a private beach and is reached by walking over a farmers field. An excellent shop and local pubs and restaurant are within a 3 mile reach. A renowned Farmers Market is held every Saturday in Midleton which is 10 miles away. The world famous Ballymaloe Restaurant and Cookery School are within a 30 minute drive from the property.

Other Activities: Deep sea angling


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Trabolgan, Ireland

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer Season
26 May 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
29 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices are inclusive of electricity charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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