This detached cottage is in an isolated location, 4 miles from the town of Macroom in County Cork and sleeps seven people in three bedrooms. Dessie's Cottage is a detached cottage is in an isolated location, 4 miles from the town of Macroom in the centre of County Cork in Ireland. With two double bedrooms and one family room (with three single beds) as well as two family shower rooms, this cottage sleeps up to seven people in comfort. The rest of the accommodation is made up of a fitted kitchen, a dining room with French doors to the garden and a sitting room. Outside the cottage is off road parking for 4 cars, a front lawned garden with dec...ked area, garden furniture and a BBQ with a field to the rear with horses. Set in an isolated location, Dessie's Cottage is ideal for anyone looking for a peaceful holiday in rural Ireland.
Amenities: Oil central heating with open fire in sitting area. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD, CD/radio. All fuel and power inc. in rent Apr - Sept inclusive, first 25 included Oct - Mar inclusive, remainder charged via meter reading, payable direct to owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Front lawned garden with decked area, garden furniture and BBQ, field to rear with horses. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles.
Region: County Cork is full of truly breathtaking natural beauty. With unspoilt beaches, historic castles, and modern visitor attractions, there's plenty for all ages to absorb and there is always plenty to see and do in County Cork.
Town: The market town of Macroom nestles in the valley of the Sullane River and is dominated by the walls of Macroom Castle. This bustling town offers a choice of shops, restaurants and pubs, three hotels and still holds a twice weekly street market. One of Macroom's best kept secrets, Castle Demesne, is set amidst 100s of acres of woodland, awash with riverside walks and stunning, panoramic views of the town, while three miles from Macroom lie western Europe's only extensive remains of Alluvial Forest. The town's museum houses a fascinating anthology of folklore material together with one of the finest collections of the West Cork hooded cloak. Carrigaphooca Castle, stood on an outcrop of rock, high above the trees is worth a visit, while the fabulous cities of Cork and Killarney are within easy touring distance, as are the stunning beaches of West Cork.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 11/01/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | R Donoghue
Owner very friendly and approachable, home was better than the pictures on the website. Its a bit isolated nearest village is 3 miles away. Cannot find anything bad to say. All in all, well worth the money!
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