This semi detached, pet friendly cottage sleeps 5 people near to Skibbereen and close to Heir Island in County Cork, Ireland. Ocean View is a charming holiday property full of character. This semi-detached cottage is located six miles from Skibbereen in rural Cork. The accommodation is well equipped and cosy, with a warm and welcoming wood burner in the sitting room, a large kitchen with dining area, and a delightful "viewing spot" across the sea to Heir Island at the top of the garden. Skibbereen offers plenty for all the family to do, including the Heritage Centre, West Cork Arts Centre, a golf course and an indoor sports centre.... The harbour town of Baltimore is within reach for water sports, dolphin and whale watching and fascinating shipwrecks.
Amenities: Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with satellite channels, selection of CDs and games, broadband. Oil and gas inc. in rent. Power charged by 2 coin meter (average use 10 a week). Starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot on request. Garden with furniture. Off road parking for 2 cars. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile.
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: You'll be guaranteed a warm welcome by the inhabitants of the town of Skibbereen. Located at the heart of some of Ireland's most stunning scenery, the town prides itself on its wonderful local produce, and its bustling weekly country and farmers markets showcase the delicious local fare. Sandy beaches, secluded coves, rivers, lakes, hills and forests are all within easy reach and there are incredible dolphin and whale watching opportunities available. This unspoilt area of West Cork also offers the West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre, a superb 18-hole golf course and an indoor sports centre with a fully equipped gym. The picturesque destinations of Leap and Rosscarbery overlooking the ruggedly beautiful West Cork coastline are easy to reach, as are Ballydehob, Schull and Bantry.
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.
A warm cottage with plenty of home comforts and a beautiful gard
Left on 12/14/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Bob and Jill
We were very late arriving from Rosslare to Skibbereen. It being very dark we phoned the owner for directions. She did more than this, she came to Skibbereen and guided us the 8 kilometres to our cottage. The following day she helped us to find our way to and from the main road to our cottage. She allowed us to take our two large dogs, off the lead, around her beautiful gardens. The property was at all times warm, comfortable and cosy. Our landlady was always helpful when we needed information
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