Ocean View

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 2519)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This lovely, semi-detached cottage is situated 6 miles from the bustling market town of Skibbereen, County Cork, in a wonderful, rural location. This Skibbereen cottage boasts an abundance of charm and character, offering guests a cosy woodburner, country-style kitchen and a unique viewing spot at the end of the garden, looking all the way to Heir Island. Envisage long, fun-filled days spent playing family games in the garden of this Skibbereen cottage, enjoying the rural, countryside views, and making the most of extended evenings sat out, dining on tasty cuisine crafted from fine local produce bought at the farmers' markets in Skibbereen. Take a stroll down the country lanes on a warm afternoon, and stop for a refreshing glass of lemonade to quench your thirst, before returning to this Skibbereen cottage for a cosy evening in with the roaring woodburner. With lots to see and do close by, this Skibbereen cottage makes an ideal base for a family getaway.



Ground floor

  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with woodburner

First floor

  • One double bedroom with sloping ceilings
  • One family bedroom with 3 x single beds & sloping ceilings
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating, woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric oven, gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with satellite channels
  • WiFi
  • Oil & gas included
  • Power charged by €1 and €2 coin meter (approx. €10 per week)
  • Starter pack for woodburner included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Smoking permitted


  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with furniture, viewing spot and enclosed area
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 2 miles

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Note: Children aged 2 and above only.

About the location


Leap 7 miles; Baltimore 8 miles; Glandore 9 miles; Rosscarbery 12 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 55 miles; 1 hr 30 mins
  • Cork ferry - 72 miles; 1 hr 55 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; 1 mile
  • Nearest town; Skibbereen, 6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Bantry Bay - Lovely town with great beaches
  • Toormore - A place of natural beauty with private beaches, secluded coves and spectacular rugged coastline
  • Heir Island - A charming, inhabited island located in Roaring Water Bay

Day trip:

  • Cork City - Lively town with shops, bars and restaurants
  • Killarney National Park - Beautiful National Park, home to waterfalls and lakes