Dessie's Cottage

Cahirbouroule, County Cork (Ref. 4241)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

The property

This pretty, detached cottage is set in an isolated position, 4 miles from the small market town of Macroom, and only 21 miles from Cork City, County Cork. Set amongst countryside and fields with horses, you can truly get back to nature at this Macroom cottage. Beautifully decorated, and well-equipped, this Macroom cottage will become your home from home whilst on your Cork cottage holiday. Tiled floors, exposed beams and an open fire give this Macroom cottage a traditional feel, while the vegetable garden, which guests are welcome to help themselves to, provides tasty, seasonal ingredients for a delicious feast! The dining room has seating overlooking the pretty garden, so if you prefer to keep yourself to yourself, and wish to enjoy the peace of the isolation, this is most certainly the Macroom cottage for you. If you like to get out and about, however, the area surrounding this Macroom cottage has lots to see and do. You really can relax in this Macroom cottage, and enjoy your Irish country escape.



Ground floor

  • Fitted kitchen
  • Dining room (seats 4) with seating area, full height ceiling & French doors to garden
  • Sitting room (seats 2) with open fire & dining area (seats 3)
  • One double bedroom
  • Wet room with shower, basin & WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One family bedroom with 3 x single beds


  • Oil central heating, open fire in sitting area
  • Electric oven, gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent Apr - Sept inclusive, first €25 of oil and electricity inc. in rent Oct - Mar inclusive, remainder charged by meter reading payable to owner
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Front lawned garden with decked area, furniture & BBQ, field to rear with horses
  • Shop & pub 3 miles

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Cork 21 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 27 miles; 39 mins
  • Cork ferry - 40 miles; 1 hr


  • Nearest shop; 3 miles
  • Nearest pub; 3 miles
  • Nearest town; Macroom, 4 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Carrigaphooca Castle - stood on an outcrop of rock high above the trees
  • Castle Demesne - Set amidst 100 acres of mystical woodland

Day trip:

  • Dingle Peninsula - Beautiful sandy beaches and exciting water spots facilities
  • Limerick - A historic town on the banks of the Shannon Estuary, visit King John's Castle
  • Cork City - Exciting city with shops, restaurants, FOTA wildlife reserve and whale watching
  • Blarney Castle - Visit the famous Blarney and kiss the Blarney Stone of eloquence - you won't be able to stop talking about your trip to Ireland