Ireland: from 430 Eur/week

Cottage near Dunmanus Bay

Accommodation: 1 bedroom cottage, 1 shower room, sleeps 3 people
This cottage is a converted stable building with all modern conveniences on the inside, but preserving its historic character on the outside. It is situated in the walled courtyard/garden of a Georgian hunting lodge dating back to 1826. The property stands on 17 acres of garden, paddocks and heather covered hills. A short walk leads onto a hill, where the stunning views over Dunmanus Bay and the rugged landscape unfold and where a bench allows the visitor to sit and enjoy the magical sunsets. The cottage is a heaven for animal lovers with both pets and farm animals roaming. The setting of the entire property is unique and utterly charming. Tranquility is guaranteed, but it is also close to everything the area has to offer.
The ideal location to explore and come back to your home away from home.
Upstairs in the cottage you will find a large open sleeping loft spanning the entire length of the building. Through the large roof lights you can watch the star studded sky from your bed, if you wish. The loft is furnished with a double and a single bed. Radio alarm clock and stereo, hair dryer as well as a few little things to make you feel welcome are supplied. Bed linen is supplied. The laundry room is available for your use.
The cottage overlooks the walled courtyard of the main house. It has its own patio and garden equipped with everything you need for the warm summers day. This cottage is also a
working farm with lots of animals roaming around: dogs, cats, 2 donkey, hens, ducks and sheep. So you better be fond of animals.
Rock Cottage is located near Dunmanus Bay on the Mizen Peninsula in West Cork. Within easy driving distance is Mizen head, the most southwesterly point Irelands and several sandy
beaches with stunning views over the Atlantic. You will find lots of things to do, weather you visit the Sheep’s head way for hiking through miles of breathtakingly beautiful landscape or prefer Water sports, Golf or maybe Whale watching or cruises to the islands, all available locally. The area has charming little towns and villages with festivals, country markets and music in the evenings in the local pubs. Only a few miles from here you could indulge in some serious pampering and visit the Natural Therapy centre for a Seaweed bath or an Indian Head massage and lots more.
The Good Things cafe cookery school provides excellent cooking classes.
Distance: Cork airport 90 km, beach 7 km
Price:    430-650 Eur/week (low/high season); June: 480 Eur/week
Electricity and central heating charges are calculated from meters on departure.
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