Tara Cottage

Rathbarry near Clonakilty, County Cork (Ref. 3896)

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Tara Cottage is a 200-year old, semi-detached cottage, on the outskirts of the award-winning village of Rathbarry, 5 miles from the award-winning town of Clonakilty, in the lovely County Cork. This Clonakilty cottage is situated in the area of Castlefreke Wood, making it a wonderful base for wildlife enthusiasts, walkers and nature lovers alike. This cottage has been beautifully restored to offer high quality, comfortable accommodation, in a traditional style. The decoration and furnishings are a wonderful mix of traditional features and modern amenities, boasting exposed beams, a woodburner, traditional bedsteads and a country kitchen area, ideal for any self-catering cottage. Picture yourself relaxing on warn sunny days, sipping iced lemonade on the enclosed decked area, making the most of the peace of the area and the countryside surrounding you. Perhaps take a stroll on Owenahincha Beach, wander through the wood, or spend a peaceful hour watching the wildlife. This Clonakilty cottage is perfect for a relaxing getaway.



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with..
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area with woodburning stove

First floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One 4ft double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC


  • Storage heaters with woodburner
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • PlayStation
  • CD/radio
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & games
  • Starter pack for woodburner included
  • Electricity charged via meter reading, first €15 included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking


  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front, enclosed decked area with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 min walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Castlefreke 6 miles; Rosscarbery 8 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 35 miles; 1 hr 2 mins
  • Cork ferry - 52 miles; 1 hr 25 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 1 min walk
  • Nearest town; Clonakilty, 5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Bantry Bay - Lovely town with great beaches
  • Clonakilty Beach - A lovely Blue Flag sandy beach
  • Rosscarbery - A 6th century town close to many beaches, some Blue Flag
  • Heir Island - A charming, inhabited island located in Roaring Water Bay
  • Cork City - Lively town with shops, bars and restaurants
  • Toormore - A place of natural beauty with private beaches, secluded coves and spectacular rugged coastline

Day trip:

  • Killarney National Park - Beautiful National Park, home to waterfalls and lakes
  • Tralee Aqua Dome - Fantastic indoor water park, fun for all the family