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Four Directions Cottage – Home 212376 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Four Directions Cottage – Home 212376

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

15% DISCOUNT FOR 7 NIGHTS BOOKING!

Original, secluded, traditional self-catering Irish cottage facing due south with breath-taking sea and mountain views.

Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering with all the cooking utensils you will need.

On arrival you will find a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and sugar.

The Beara Peninsula has the most spectacular dramatic scenery. It will never fail to amaze you with it's rugged landscapes and beautiful lakes and waterfalls. There are many little beaches off the beaten track (the nearest one is just 2.5 kms away from the cottage) and some beautiful sandy coves to explore.

We are Ideally located to enjoy the many local activities of the area: Walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, water sports, art galleries, woodland gardens, historical and archaeological sights are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while you are here.

The cottage is on one of the many official Beara Loop Walking Routes and is situated on the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way.The famous Hungry Hill is 8 minutes walk from the cottage door.

If you are a nature lover this is the place for you. Perfect for a totally relaxing holiday away from all the pressures of town and city life, you are sure to return home truly refreshed and relaxed.

You can take a boat trip to one of the many islands, enjoy some great traditional Irish music in the local pubs and listen to some story-telling which Irish folk are famous for! You will be able to sample the freshest of local produce with delicious local cheeses and fish freshly caught every morning.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Twin beds
  • 1 Shower

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

We will welcome you on your arrival; take you around the cottage, show you all the features and appliances and give you the keys on your arrival. Even though we live 2 minutes away the cottage is completely private but we are available should you have any queries.

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Please respect our old Irish cottage which has been restored to a very high standard & is extremely well maintained.
The cottage is ready for guests from 4pm. Check-in time is between 4pm & 8pm. Please let us know on arrival day approx. what time you hope to arrive.
Please leave the cottage clean and tidy & adhere to our departure time of 10am.
Electricity is free & we want to keep it that way so please switch everything off when going out.
Wi-fi signal can sometimes be intermittent & slow.

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About the owner

Mick And Laraine R.
Average reply time:
26 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 Jul 2021
Years listed:
9
Based in:
Ireland
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Excellent
61 reviews

Excellent
57
Very Good
4
Average
0
Poor
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Terrible
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“Trip to West Cork”

Reviewed 1 Mar 2021

Stayed in a lovely Cottage called the Four Directions had a great time great scenery. Even though a lot of places closed after we arrived we still had a great time. Highly recommend this place peaceful right under Hungry Hill.

“Another wonderful stay”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2019

Our return to Four Directions was every bit as good as the first. Warm, welcoming and comfortable and those fabulous views were just as spectacular as we remembered. Mick and Laraine are happy to help… More

Response from the owner Dear Barbara, Wow! What a great review you wrote for us with such positive and thoughtful comments. We are so pleased to know you love staying in our cottage so much. It was a pleasure to see you again and to meet your family and we hope to meet again next year. All the very best to you all, Laraine and Mick

“Cozy cottage”

Reviewed 11 Mar 2019

Laraine welcomed us and had eggs, bread, milk etc which was a lovely gesture.. it was spotless clean, could not fault it if i tried!! Kids absolutely loved the ladder to their beds, made it extra spec… More

“Großartig, gemütlich, erholsam!”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2018

Das Cottage liegt am Fuße des Hungry Hill mit einem traumhaften Blick auf die Bucht mit der Bere-Insel und Sheeps Head, der Beara-Wanderweg ist zu Fuß in wenigen Minuten zu erreichen, Cast… More

Response from the owner Hi Stephan and Kristina, Thank-you SO much for your great review! It is very kind of you to take the time write such a informative and positive one with very kind comments. Our reviews are always really helpful for future enquiries and bookings. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we're really happy to k ow you had a very good holiday here. We do hope we will meet again in the future - you will always be most welcome back. All the very best to you all, Laraine and Mick

“stilvolles Ferienhaus”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2018

Wir haben ein kleines, aber sehr geschmackvoll eingerichetes Ferienhaus, umgeben von zahlreichen Schafen, vorgefunden und 9 schöne Tage bewohnt. Den Inhalt der vielen guten Bewertungen könne… More

“A perfect Spot”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2018

The hospitality we were met with was outstanding. This is a perfect place for a getaway. We hope to come back again!

Response from the owner Hi Eilis, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was very good if you to write such very kind comments which are much appeciated. You will always be most welcome back at any time in the future. All the best to you both, Laraine and Mick

“Amazing Four Directions Cottage West Cork”

Reviewed 18 Jul 2018

We spent an amazing week in Laraine & Mick's beautiful cottage. The welcome hamper of tasty brown,bread,eggs,milk was much appreciated. The house is immaculate, so tastefully decorated &… More

Response from the owner Hi Fionnuala, Thank-you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for us! It's always very uplifting to read our reviews and it is very much appreciated. We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable time here and we're looking forward to welcoming you and your family back again. All the very best to you all, Laraine and Mick

“Perfect Cottage in a Magnificent Setting”

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Four Directions Cottage is a perfect place to escape from it all, walk, and breathe fresh air. We wanted to escape the cities and stay at a quiet location where we could explore the Beara Peninsula i… More

Response from the owner Hi Kieran, Wow! What a fantastic review you have given us. Thank-you very much. It was most kind of you to take the time to write it and with such kind and positive words. We really do appreciate it. We are so pleased you had a great holiday here and you will always be very welcome back at any time in the future. Many thanks again for choosing to stay in our cottage. Very best wishes, Laraine and Mick

“Sehr schön gelegen, sehr nette Leute, ideal für kleine Familien”

Reviewed 6 Apr 2018

Das Cottage liegt am Hang der Beara Halbinsel mit einer tollen Aussicht auf die Bucht und Insel. Die Umgebung ist sehr ruhig und ideal zum Wandern, entweder größere, ernsthafte Touren oder… More

Response from the owner Dear Peter, Wow!! What a wonderful review you have written. We really appreciate you writing it with such positive and kind comments. It is always very uplifting to read our lovely reviews. . It was pleasure to meet you all and of course you will always be most welcome to come back any time in the future. Many thanks again for choosing to stay here. All the best to you and your family, Laraine and Mick

“Perfect cottage!”

Reviewed 28 Mar 2018

This was the perfect mountain experience in Ireland! The cottage is clean and well kept with a brilliant view of Bantry Bay. The beds were clean and comfortable and fresh eggs, milk, and butter were e… More

Response from the owner Hi Teresa, Wow! what a lovely review . Thank-you so much for choosing to stay here and we are so happy to know how much you enjoyed your stay here. Hope you will return in the future when you will always be most welcome. Best wishes, Laraine and Mick

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Mick and Laraine (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Mick and Laraine (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Mick and Laraine (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Mick and Laraine the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Mick and Laraine (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Mick and Laraine (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Mick and Laraine (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this property you need to pay through the Flipkey website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to the property when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

Find out more about booking safely.

How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Mick and Laraine (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Mick and Laraine (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Mick and Laraine (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Mick and Laraine (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Mick and Laraine (the owner) a message.

If Mick and Laraine (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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