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Sycamore Grove

Drinagh near Leap, County Cork (Ref. 921469)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • “A very pleasant and friendly place to be.”

    Nice owners and a great enviroment.

    Nice owners and a great enviroment.

    - Mr Tuerlings, July 2019

The property

This charming, ground floor stone cottage is attached to the owner’s home, on their 5-acre smallholding on the outskirts of Drinagh, six miles from Leap and nestled in the beautiful rural countryside of West Cork.

The cottage has a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, plus a cosy living space which comprises a kitchen, a sitting area with a woodburner and a dining table for two; it is perfect for couples exploring this wonderful region.

If you want to escape the stresses of day-to-day life, Sycamore Grove is the place for you!

Surrounded by tranquil countryside, you can relax and take things at your own pace; uncover the delights of the area on foot or by bike, stay in the cottage and catch up on some reading and in the summer, sit out in the garden and enjoy a barbecue while you soak up the sunshine.

Make friends with the pigs, sheep, ducks and hens that live on the smallholding and browse the vegetable garden, where the owner grows his own produce for the renowned Bantry Farmer’s Market.

You are even welcome to choose a few seasonal vegetables to prepare a tasty home-cooked meal with in your cottage!

Ready with advice and information on local wildlife and walks in the area, the owners love birdwatching and try and work with nature wherever possible.

The cottage is on the outskirts of Drinagh, with village amenities catering for your basic needs.

It is a great spot from which to explore West Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way, a popular coastal route which provides sensational coastal scenery and miles of walks and perfect picnic spots!

Venture to the city of Cork and stroll through its lively streets, acquainting yourself with its many friendly pubs, restaurants and interesting shops.

This delightful Irish retreat is perfect for a couples getaway, all year round.


  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with electric heaters and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, TV with Free-to-air channels, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-trained and well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Although all ground floor, there are two steps up to the bedroom
  • Note: Property is on working smallholding with livestock, so dogs must be well-trained and kept under control at all times

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About the location


Drimoleague 5 miles; Leap 6 miles; Clonakilty 15 miles; Bantry 18 miles.

Drinagh is a small, quiet village in County Cork, Ireland, found just a short way off the road from Cork to Bantry. The village is ideally situated 10 miles from the beautiful fishing villages of Glandore and Union Hall, and nine miles from the bustling market town of Skibbereen. With two pubs and grocery stores within walking distance, this traditional Irish farming village will tend to your everyday needs and also has a tennis court, should you wish to practice your serve. Alternatively, go for a picnic on the edge of Curraghalickey Lake located just two miles east of the village, or visit the nearby village of Drimoleague, which boasts many fine waymarked walks and is an extension of the Sheep’s Head walks. The beautiful Blue Flag beach of The Warren in Rosscarbery is only 10 miles away, the perfect place for an invigorating dip in the Atlantic Ocean. In the heart of West Cork, the village of Drinagh makes an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area and the Wild Atlantic Way, with easy access to the main large tourist towns of Skibbereen, Clonakility and Bantry and also the many small pretty seaside villages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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