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Tourard Cottage

Newmarket, County Cork, County Cork (Ref. 938712)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
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26 Customer Review(s)

  • Stephen

    “Miriam was a lovely hospitable host.”

    Beautiful cottage, excellent location. Nice and quiet, no neighbours so I could get on with writing music for the new album. Absolutely excellent. Will be back!

    Beautiful cottage, excellent location. Nice and quiet, no neighbours so I could get on with writing music for the new album. Absolutely excellent. Will be back!

    - Stephen, March 2022

The property

A cosy detached cottage set in wonderful rolling countryside, close to the village of Freemount in County Cork.

This lovely cottage is ideal for families and friends who wish to enjoy a peaceful time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

The cottage is set over two floors, and has a well-equipped compact kitchen leading through to an open plan sitting and dining area, which is a lovely sociable space to gather around the roaring stove or plan the following day’s activities.

There is also a shower room on the ground floor of the cottage.

Upstairs there is a double and a twin bedroom to choose from.

Outside, the cottage is set in lovely lawned gardens with furniture, where you can relax with a good book whilst enjoying a refreshing drink.

There are many walks from the doorstep and you aren’t far from the village of Freemount where you will find a pub and a shop, together with a historic church.

Spend a lovely day walking or cycling throughout the Blackwater Valley, or have a day out at Mallow Racecourse.

Alternatively you can discover the beauty of the Killarney National Park.

The town of Newmarket is only five miles away in the north west of County Cork.

The town is bordered by Kerry and Limerick, and the famous Blackwater river flowing close by is full of fabulous salmon.

Close by are the towns of Millstreet, which has an equestrian centre and country park, and Kanturk where you will find an 18-hole golf course and a shopping area.

Why not spend a day on Ireland’s south coast in the popular marina town of Kinsale, home to superb cuisine, unique shops and galleries?

This charming cottage is a fantastic choice at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove.
  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with basic Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private front, side and rear gardens with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles

About the location


Mallow 19 miles; Killarney 30 miles.

Founded in the 17th century, the County Cork town of Newmarket is located in an area rich in history, and owes much of its popularity to its proximity to the River Blackwater, a renowned salmon fishing river. A typical market town, Newmarket boasts a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants with traditional Irish music sessions weekly. On the edge of the town is Shreelawn Wood where Mylons Cave, a small cave steeped in local folklore and tradition, can be found. The highest village in Ireland, Meelin, is also nearby. The town is easily accessible from Cork and Kerry airports and is just an easy drive to many of the south-west’s leading tourist attractions such as Blarney Castle, the Lakes of Killarney and the famous Ring of Kerry.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas