Cahirkeen Cottage

Cahirkeen near Allihies, County Cork (Ref. 4355)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

Situated in a small hamlet, just 5 miles from the village of Allihies, County Cork, this detached Cork cottage enjoys an elevated position, overlooking the sea. This Cork cottage is light and airy throughout, a feeling accentuated by the French doors from the living area to the patio outside. Up the lovely spiral staircase, this Cork cottage has two bedrooms with sky lights, so you can appreciate the morning sun, without having to get out of bed. Enjoy the spectacular views on offer from the patio area of this Cork cottage, while sipping a glass of wine in the late evening sun, and contemplating what to do on your Cork cottage holiday. Animal lovers can enjoy a spot of horse riding just 3 miles from this Cork cottage, while the Dzogchen Beara Retreat centre, run by a Tibetan Buddhist organisation is well worth a visit. Make the most of the views and the rugged coastline surrounding this Cork cottage, and combined with your welcoming accommodation, you are sure to have a great Cork cottage holiday.



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with...
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area (seats 4) with French doors to patio & sea views
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms with sky lights
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC


  • Electric heaters
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Freeview, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Selection of books & games
  • Electricity charged by meter reading
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear patio & gravelled area with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop & pub 2 miles


  • This property has a spiral staircase & limited head room on the landing, & as such, may be unsuitable for the less mobile

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Castletown Bearhaven 7.5 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 90.4 miles; 2 hrs 24 mins
  • Cork ferry - 103 miles; 2 hrs 44 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Castletown Bearhaven, 7.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Beara Peninsula - A rugged peninsula in County Cork with great beaches
  • Ring of Beara - A beautiful route for walking or cycling
  • Walks - There are many stunning countryside and coastal walks in this area
  • Skellig Rocks - A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Day trip:

  • Lakes of Killarney - Renowned scenic attraction consisting of 3 lakes, also renowned for great trout fishing
  • Macgillycuddy's Reeks - Ireland's highest mountain, part of County Kerry's rugged mountainous scenery
  • Valentia Island - Home to the Fogher Cliffs, Glanleam House and its sub-tropical gardens and the Geokaun Mountain