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The Phoenix

Castletownshend, County Cork (Ref. 26305)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Martin

    “Nice house.”

    Great location

    Great location

    - Martin, June 2022

The property

This delightful terrace cottage lies in the centre of the quaint fishing village of Castletownshend in County Cork.

Traditional throughout, this cosy Cork cottage offers comfortable accommodation for a large group of friends or family with four spacious bedrooms including one with the added luxury of an en-suite bathroom.

The snug sitting area in your Castletownshend cottage boasts a roaring open fire, a welcomed addition on chilly Cork mornings and ideal for warming aching feet after a long day exploring the beautiful sites around this wonderful part of Ireland.

Outside this charming Castletownshend cottage is a large, enclosed lawned garden with furniture and a barbecue, a wonderful place for children and pets to run safely, and on fine days, you can soak up the sunshine and dine alfresco.

The nearby village centre of Castletownshend is decorated with attractive 17th Century architecture with a mix of stone cottages and Georgian houses making a perfect backdrop for a peaceful stroll.

Places to visit within easy reach of this Cork cottage include the village castle and the striking harbour, so why not pack a picnic and head out for the day?

Further afield you will find the bustling town of Skibbereen with a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants along with the West Cork Arts Centre, the Skibbereen Heritage Centre, a fantastic golf course and an indoor sports centre, meaning a great day out will be had by all the family!

You’re sure to make some fantastic memories at this superb Castletownshend cottage.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x adult bunks
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD/CD, radio, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent May - Sept inclusive, charged by meter reading from Oct - Apr
  • Cot (please bring own cot linen and bedding)
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed lawned and patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 min walk, 2 pubs, restaurant and harbour 3 mins walk. One well behaved dog welcome for 50 Euros
  • Note: Baby gate available in property to prevent dogs from going upstairs.

About the location


Skibbereen 6 miles.

Castletownshend is a coastal village near Skibbereen in County Cork. The village is built up around the 17th century castle, with the quayside and harbour also attractive focal points of the village. There is an Egon Ronay restaurant, Mary Anne’s, and a church with beautiful stained glass. A few miles down the road, the town of Skibbereen offers plenty of shops and restaurants, the West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre. There is also a good golf course, and an indoor sports centre. A terrific base for enjoying this part of Cork.