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Member since: 2011
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Speaks English, French, German

Beautiful Traditional Irish Cottage

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Cork - The Cottage

Detached Irish Cottage situated at Three Castle Head

The Cottage at Three Castle Head has to be one of the best-located holiday homes in the whole of West Cork. It is set on the land of the beautiful Three Castle Head peninsula where you have full and exclusive access to the 12th Century Castles and lake. There are breathtaking coastal views of Dunlough Bay and the Mizen Head from the house. The house is also just a 5-minute drive to Barley Cove beach, which is considered to be one of Irelands best beaches.

The house is set on the land of a large organic sheep farm. It is very popular with Bird Watchers, Whale Watchers, Photographers and Hikers or those who just want a scenic getaway in one of Irelands most beautiful areas. It is also just a 5-minute drive to the picturesque seaside village of Crookhaven.

The cottage, which was completely renovated in 2011 offers a romantic, rustic and cozy atmosphere with an open fire and traditional Irish cottage style furnishings. Private and tranquil, it is an ideal getaway for couples and family's. The house is surrounded by its own lawns, and garden. Upstairs there is a large bedroom, which can sleep up to 3 people. Downstairs there is a large bedroom with a double bed. There is also a large bathroom on the ground floor, which has a bathtub and shower etc. The kitchen and living room are also both situated downstairs.

Nature Lovers: Three Castle Head is very popular with Bird Watchers - many first sightings of new species to Ireland have taken place here. It is also a very good spot for Whale Watching. Some of the Wildlife here includes Birds, Foxes, Wild Sheep, Rabbits, Seals, Sharks Whales and much more.

Three Castle Head is also very popular with people that like hiking, hill walking and photography - as there are an abundance of spectacular mountain and coastal views here.

Activities: There are a lot of things to do in the area including - Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Surfing, Canoeing, Hill Walking or just lazing on the beach.

There are some great Traditional Irish bars in the area., particularly Billie’s in Crockhaven, there are also some very good restaurants in the area - Herons Cove in Goleen, Blair’s Cove and the Good Things Cafe in Durras.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)
Beautiful Traditional Irish Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Where Sea and Land meet

  • 5 of 5

Whereelse in Europe you can find a more unique place to spend holidays?

Every minute the nature shows you that not far from your Cottage the end of our continent shows up.

Sitting at terrace looking over sheeps and birds. The fire gives you a warm evening.

Falling asleep with the huge Atlantic waves in your ears.

Fantastic. Everything in place in the Cottage. Landlord in nearby Farmhouse and Café is always on board and helpful.

A wonderful week. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Westmeath
5

Somewhere in Time.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I (64 and 53 years young) booked Three Castles cottage for one week in early June 2015 and were treated to a most wonderful time at Pascal's house. The previous year, same dates, we went to St. Finian's Bay, Kerry and we brought the finest of weather along with us then also. The location of Pascal's cottage could not be better placed as you have so much of natures offering on hand each day of your stay. You have the beautiful beaches at Barley Cove to explore and all to yourself at times. Mizen Head lighthouse and coastal views will be a treat for sore eyes if you get there early with your camera and binoculars. Whale and sea lions can be spotted offshore from on high.

The Sheep's Head trails will also take you to a small lighthouse path, well serviced and catered for. On this path you might find yourself alone, but in good company, you will revel in its scenery as you plod "The Poets Way" for a 5-11 km loop walk along it's northern coastal edge.

Some of West Cork's finest scenery can be reached from here if you have an adventurous streak in you or you can simple take all that is on offer from the many paths that surround your cottage. Delightful morning walks take you to Three Castles castle and lakes, discovering loop trails where only sheep have trodden. Each day can provide a new discovery as you find your way through this gentle mystical landscape and enjoy the many views from on high appreciating a fairy tale mix of grassy lake and stony fort. You can view Fastnet lighthouse in the distance south across Mizen Head or preview your trip to Sheep's head, a short distance across Dunmanus Bay to the north.

So much can be reached from this lovely location. The cottage has been renovated and has everything you might need including a warm and cosy atmosphere. You will want for nothing. It has it all. We brought the sunshine. We saw all of it's finery and we left with so many great memories, thanks to Yvonne and Pascal.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

Overwhelming

  • 5 of 5

The search for our summer holiday location came to an abrupt end, when we looked at the photographs on this web page. We quickly decided that this is the place where we (parents with 3 teen agers) want to go! And it was even better! We spent a week full of nature, wind, ocean, sun and scenery in this wonderful cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Köln/Germany
5

Phantastic place

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely place; great view and very kindly owners; normally a Cottage you recommend only best friends; stayed there with the family (two kids, age 11 and 16)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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5

Erholung pur

  • 5 of 5

Uns hat unser Urlaub in Three Head Castle sehr gefallen und wir haben die Erholung in der reinen Natur gefunden, die wir suchten. Wir bedanken uns sehr für die warmherzige und freundliche Aufnahme.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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5

excellent

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour dans ce cottage situé au sein d'un cadre magnifique. Merci pour l'accueil si sympathique...nous reviendrons avec beaucoup de plaisir.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Cork Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Barley Cove Beach Hotel
Nearest Ferry
135 Kilometres
Cork Ferry Port
Nearest Golf
24 Kilometres
Schull Golf Course
Nearest Train
125 Kilometres
Kent Station Cork
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Skibbereen
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Herons Cove Goleen
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
The Beautiful Barley Cove Beach
Car: necessary

Golf: There are many great Golf Courses in West Cork including the Old Head of Kinsale which is one of the Best Links Courses in the Country. There are other nearby links courses in Bantry and Glengarriff. The nearest golf course is in Schull which is a 25 minute drive from the house.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cork, County Cork

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer High Season
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£642
for 7 nights
£642
 
 
Early Autumn
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£471
for 7 nights
£471
 
 
Autumn/Winter
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£427
for 7 nights
£427
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£505
for 7 nights
£505
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £257

In order to secure a reservation we require a non refundable deposit of half the rental at the time of booking. The remainder is due six weeks prior to arrival. This can be done by bank transfer.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cork in Europe

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • The upstairs bedroom can sleep up to 3 people with - 1 double bed and 1 single bed or you can have 3 single beds upstairs. The downstairs bedroom has 1 double bed and sleeps 2. The cottage can Sleep 4-5 people.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Sand Pit
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a laundry service on the property if requested.

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