You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Skibbereen, County Cork. It is a Semi-detached Cottage.
This property is situated in a quiet country setting six miles from Skibbereen in the heart of West Cork. The cottage enjoys spectacular views of the sea and Sherkin Island. It is situated on the grounsds of the owners home yet completely private with free wireless broadband access. The local pub is 2 miles away and you are guaranteed a warm welcome. The quiet country lanes are ideal for walking and perfect for bird watching. Skibbereen has an abundance of shops and restaurants.
Pub 2 miles. Restaurant 6 miles. Beach 3 miles.
GF: lounge/kitchen/diner, utility room. FF: kingsize double, triple, bathroom with shower over bath.
Oil by meter read, wood burner with starter pack, electric coin meter, linen and towels included, TV, sky, radio, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, internet access, welcome pack, open plan shared garden, front and back courtyard, garden furniture, private off road parking. Pets welcome.
~ There is a an Artificial Lily Pond in the Garden, children must be supervised.
~ Free wireless internet broadband available for guests use free of charge - please bring own laptop
The beautiful Lough Hyne viewed from the top of the Knockonagh Forest Walk.
This enchanting lough is Europe's largest sea-water lake and boasts an amazing array of unusual marine life. Despite numerous studies, scientists have still to unearth the mystery surrounding the fact that the lough is always some 3 degrees C warmer than the sea and contains marine life usually only found in the Mediterranean. It is only 4 km from Skibbereen. Visit the Lough Hyne Interpretative Centre at Skibbereen Heritage Centre which shows an audio visual in English, Irish, French or German, explaining the unique nature of this, Ireland's First Marine Nature Reserve.
Take your pick from the delightful choice of fishing villages. Fashionable Baltimore is the gateway to Sherkin Island and Cape Clear.
For the more energetic, Skibbereen offers great leisure facilities. There is a fine 18-hole golf course which is both forgiving, yet challenging (within 2km of Skibbereen).
The River Ilen offers salmon and sea trout game angling, from the town centre north for 5km, while the lakes of Shepperton (5km from Skibbereen) offer peaceful coarse fishing in gorgeous surroundings. Sea Angling is available from Glandore, Union Hall and Baltimore.
The indoor sports centre (town centre) offers tennis, badminton, indoor bowls, soccer, table-tennis, raquetball, a fully equipped gymnasium plus a sauna.
Scuba diving, sailing and watersports are available in Baltimore.
Above all else, West Cork - and its capital Skibbereen - is famus for its food, its friendliness and its traditional flavour. Having now been bestowed the the title 'Gourmet Capital of Ireland', West Cork has many first class restaurants that frequently grace the pages of the national press. Almost every village has an award winning eatery......... and last but not least there's the people. For more Information see http://www.skibbereen.ie/
Walking, Bird watching on site. Walking - Hill, Traditional Music, Fishing - Sea 2 miles. Surfing 3 miles. Childrens Playground, Horse riding, Golf 6 miles. Fishing - Deep Sea, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room 10 miles.
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