The Phoenix

Castletownshend, County Cork (Ref. 26305)


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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.



Ground floor:

  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area & open fire

First floor:

  • One king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • One adult bunk bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • CD/radio & iPod dock
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel & power included in rent May – Sept inclusive, charged by meter reading Oct – Apr inclusive
  • Starter pack for open fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot on request
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed lawn & patio garden with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop 1 min walk, 2 pubs, restaurant & harbour 3 mins walk

About the location


Skibbereen 6 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport – 50 miles; 1hr 20 mins
  • Cork ferry – 67 miles; 1hr 41 mins


  • Nearest shop; Castletownshend, 1 min walk
  • Nearest pub; Castletownshend, 3 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Skibbereen, 6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Blackwater Valley Walks - Lots of wonderful paths through the Blackwater Valley
  • Skibbereen - This market town offers colourful shops, restaurants and pubs

Day trip: