You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Glengarriff, Beara Peninsula, County Cork. It is a Detached Cottage.
This traditional cottage enjoys mountain and countryside views and is just 1.5 miles from the coastal village of Glengarriff, 9 miles from Bantry town and 18 miles from Kenmare. The property is within walking distance of Glengarriff's 9 hole golf club and the historic Eccles Hotel. The inside is comfortably furnished and well equipped with a pleasant south facing garden and small stream to the rear. Glengarriff is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Ireland renowed for it's natural attractions such as the Glengarriff Nature Reserve, Garnish Island and The Ewe Experience. The local beach is just a small sandy section from the rocky shoreline and there is a sea swimming area in the village.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 880 yards. Beach 1 mile.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, 2 doubles, w.c. FF: shower room.
Oil and gas central heating, electricity included, linen and towels included, electric fire, TV, CD, fridge/freezer, microwave, w/machine, dryer, electric heaters, patio area, patio furniture, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
~ Unfortunately, this property cannot accommodate Saturday arrivals.
Languages spoken: Spanish, French and Portugese!
Glengarriff has a handful of shops including a Spar, 6 pubs, 4 restaurants, a cafe, a pharmacy, a post office, 3 hotels including the famous Eccles Hotel and 2 petrol stations.
Bantry has many shops, 2 supermarkets, 7 pubs, 7 restaurants, 2 cafes, a bakery, 3 banks, 2 pharmacies and a General Hospital.
Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, Glengarriff is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Ireland. The name Glengarriff is derived from the Irish Gleann Gairbh, which translates as the rough or rugged glen.
~ Glengarriff Golf Club is a nine-hole course set amongst the mountains with beautiful views over Garnish Island and Bantry Bay. Listed by Golf World in the top 100 most beautiful courses in the world.
~ Blue Pool Ferry leaves Glengarriff for Garnish Island every 30 minutes. Not only do you get to explore Garnish Island when you arrive, you may catch sight of one of the largest Seal colonies in Ireland along the way!
~ Lower Lough Avaul is 2 miles from Glengarriff and is regularly stocked with large Rainbow Trout to fish.
~ Bantry House and Garden is a stunning stately home of the Earl's of Bantry. It's open to visitors between April and October and includes a tea room.
~ The Ewe Gallery and Sculpture Garden is Ireland's only interactive and interpretive sculpture garden. A wonderful blend of art and nature in four interlinked gardens on a 1km walk which includes a science trail and a poetry trail - perfect for all the family!
~ Gougane Barra is a wonderful place to visit! The nineteenth century oratory which stands near the original monastery is famous for its stunning location and richly decorated interior and is a popular place for weddings.
~ Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve is nestled in the sheltered glen opening out into Glengarriff Harbour with a variety of trails such as the River Walk, Lady Bantry's Lookout, Big Meadow Circuit and Esknamucky Trail.
~ The Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe and Trad Festival takes place annually in Glengarriff around June.
~ Internet access available at Caseys Hotel and McCarthy Bar
Golf .25 miles. Childrens Playground, Cycling, Fishing - Lake, Fishing - Sea, Traditional Music, Tennis, Bird watching, Walking - Easy, Coastal walks, Forest walks .5 miles. Walking - Hill 2 miles. Cinema 5 miles. Horse riding, Pony trekking 6 miles. Water sports 7 miles. Leisure centre and indoor pool, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room 9 miles. Fishing - Deep Sea 10 miles.
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