Sycamore Grove

Drinagh near Leap, County Cork (Ref. 921469)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This charming, ground floor stone cottage is attached to the owner’s home, on their 5-acre smallholding on the outskirts of Drinagh, six miles from Leap and nestled in the beautiful rural countryside of West Cork. The cottage has a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, plus a cosy living space which comprises a kitchen, a sitting area with a woodburner and a dining table for two; it is perfect for couples exploring this wonderful region. If you want to escape the stresses of day-to-day life, Sycamore Grove is the place for you! Surrounded by tranquil countryside, you can relax and take things at your own pace; uncover the delights of the area on foot or by bike, stay in the cottage and catch up on some reading and in the summer, sit out in the garden and enjoy a barbecue while you soak up the sunshine. Make friends with the pigs, sheep, ducks and hens that live on the smallholding and browse the vegetable garden, where the owner grows his own produce for the renowned Bantry Farmer’s Market. You are even welcome to choose a few seasonal vegetables to prepare a tasty home-cooked meal with in your cottage! Ready with advice and information on local wildlife and walks in the area, the owners love birdwatching and try and work with nature wherever possible. The cottage is on the outskirts of Drinagh, with village amenities catering for your basic needs. It is a great spot from which to explore West Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way, a popular coastal route which provides sensational coastal scenery and miles of walks and perfect picnic spots! Venture to the city of Cork and stroll through its lively streets, acquainting yourself with its many friendly pubs, restaurants and interesting shops. This delightful Irish retreat is perfect for a couples getaway, all year round.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground Floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area with woodburning stove

General

  • Oil central heating with electric heaters & woodburning stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Fridge
  • TV with Free-to-air channels
  • WiFi
  • Fuel, power & starter pack included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-trained & well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden to front & rear with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop in Drinagh, 3 mins walk
  • Pub in Drinagh, 3 mins walk

Notes:

  • Although all ground floor, there are two steps up to the bedroom
  • Property is on working smallholding with livestock, so dogs must be well-trained & kept under control at all times

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas

About the location

DRINAGH, COUNTY CORK

Drimoleague 5 miles; Leap 6 miles; Clonakilty 15 miles; Bantry 18 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 38.7 miles; 1 hr
  • Rosslare ferry - 162 miles; 3 hrs 30 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; Drinagh, 3 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; Drinagh, 3 mins walk
  • Nearest village; Drimoleague, 5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Wild Atlantic Way - Explore this unspoilt coastal route that passes through nine counties, from the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork
  • Bantry Farmer's Market - One of Cork's largest markets on every Friday in the centre of the coastal town of Bantry

Day trip:

  • Owenahincha - Pack a picnic and have a day on sand, on the Blue Flag beach at Rosscarbery
  • Cork City - Spend a day strolling through the streets of this bustling city, full of friendly pubs, restaurants, bars and shops