You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Ahakista, Bantry, County Cork. It is a Detached Character Cottage.
This cosy cottage overlooking Dunmanus Bay is in a beautiful tranquil setting, a stroll to Ahakista village at the centre of the Sheep's Head Peninsula and 12 miles from Bantry. It has been lovingly restored with traditional cottage characteristics such as low ceilings and steep narrow stairs which give it a cosy homely atmosphere. In the lounge a TV is provided for DVD viewing as there is no TV reception. Free satelilte Wi-Fi is available for your enjoyment. A small stream runs at the end of the garden.
Shop 4 miles. Pub 880 yards. Restaurant 1320 yards. Beach 880 yards.
GF: lounge, kitchen, dining room, utility room, shower room. FF: double, 3 twins, 2 bathrooms.
Electricity by meter read, Heating by panel heaters. As a guide, in winter heating costs of EUR12 per day, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, No Smoking, aga style stove, travel cot, TV, dvd player, CD, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, internet access, welcome pack, partially enclosed garden, patio area, patio furniture, private off road parking. One small pet welcome.
Ahakista is a wooded coastal village with a deep and sheltered harbour and 2 pubs - both with fine sea views, a wine shop and a garden centre. There is a small sandy beach, and the 200km of marked trail comprising the Sheep's Head Way criss-crosses through the village.
The real charm of the cottage is its tranquillity and beautiful setting. For those looking for activity there is something for the gourmet, the golfer the surfer, the fisherman, the sailor, the gardener... in particular, the walker.
~ Cool na Long Castle: Large fortified house, ruins can be seen from the Sheeps Head Way south
~Gardens open to the public: Garnish Island and famous garden
~Gubbeen Farmhouse products: Visit, taste and buy this famous local cheese, as well as lots of other traditional products.
Bantry: a lively town, offers a great selection of shops and pubs.
~Bantry House: a stunning Georgian mansion,
~Or take a trip to Whiddy Island,
~Kealkil Stone Circle,
~Bantry Golf Club, an 18-hole course designed by Christy O'Connor Jnr.
~Mizen Head and Barley Cove are fantastic places to visit, for the beach and surf.
Note: The electricity is by meter reading. In winter heating is by panel heaters. As a guideline to cost the average daily cost is approximately EUR12.
Walking, Bird watching on site. Fishing 1 miles. Pony trekking, Horse riding 5 miles. Golf, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room 11 miles. Sailing 15 miles.
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