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Dooneen near Castletownshend, County Cork (Ref. 1040103)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Mary

    “Great house for a large group of people.”

    Excellent location with wonderful views. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend

    Excellent location with wonderful views. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend

    - Mary, August 2023


  • Six bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 2 x ground-floor doubles both with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower, separate bath, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with walk-in shower, separate bath, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating and open fire
  • Microwave, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Large lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Pub within 3.8 miles, shop within 3.9 miles
  • Note towels are not provided so you will need to bring your own.

The property

Castletownshend 3.8 miles.

With captivating views across County Cork’s stunning countryside and towards the dramatic coastline is this detached holiday cottage, Dooneen, found on the outskirts of Castletownshend village.

This spacious abode has been designed to cater for a variety of groups, whether it be family and friends looking to celebrate a special occasion or walkers keen to explore this magical corner of County Cork.

Step into the conservatory and take a moment to soak up the surroundings, this space makes a wonderful spot for a cup of tea in the morning whilst catching a glimpse of the waves crashing in the far distance.

Stepping through the conservatory door will bring you to the spacious kitchen/diner, where you will find everything to cater to your culinary needs to whip up a delicious meal.

Makes use of the electric oven, the electric hobs and microwave to cook up a storm, and the dishwasher offers a helping hand too.

Once breakfast or dinner is served, gather at the dining table for some quality time together with your loved ones, chatting about the next day’s adventure.

To relax of an evening, light up the fire within the sitting room, snuggle up on the sofa, and enjoy that well-deserved family film night.

Here, you will find six well-presented bedrooms situated across both floors, ensuring a flexible sleeping arrangement and options for those with limited mobility.

The ground floor plays host to two double bedrooms with en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom, whilst upstairs there is a king-size bedroom and two double bedrooms, which share a spacious family bathroom.

Admire your surroundings further by spending time within the large garden area, where you will also find ample off-road parking spaces.

The attractive village of Castletownshend lies a short drive away from the property, where you will be able to find a shop for picking up the essentials and a pub for a traditional pint of Guinness.

Be sure to take time to explore the village which has been developed around a 17th century castle and is home to a pretty quayside and harbour.

Just on the outskirts of the village are a number of historical landmarks which are well worth a visit, Knockdrum Stone Fort is a wonderful reminder of the past and offering picturesque views, whilst Gurranes Stone Row offers a peaceful walk.

Other walks within West Cork include Dunboy Woods and Bullig Bay Coastal Loop, Eyeries Coastal Loop at Creha Quay and Coastguard Loop, if you are feeling adventurous.

Alternatively, head to the colourful town of Skibbereen, where a larger selection of traditional pubs and restaurants await you, or perhaps a day trip to the vibrant Bere Island.

Discover all that West Cork has to offer from this wonderful property.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas