Durrus near Bantry, County Cork (Ref. 8611)

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  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Set on a holiday development in the County Cork village of Durrus near Bantry, this mid-terraced cottage offers good quality, welcoming accommodation at the very gateway to the Sheep's Head and Mizen Peninsula's. This Bantry cottage has taken its name from the lovely brook which meanders past the property, a wonderfully soothing backdrop to evenings at your Irish holiday home. Inside, the Bantry cottage accommodation is well equipped, well furnished and completely comfortable, ensuring as soon as you arrive you can begin to relax with a cuppa and start to plan away your Irish vacation. Walkers and cyclists will love the proximity to the wonderful scenery of the peninsula's, offering many trails and routes through spectacular landscapes in the fresh Irish air. Head to the beach, take in a scenic drive, enjoy the amenities of Durrus itself or simply relax in the enclosed garden of your Bantry cottage, before drifting to sleep to the sound of the babbling brook outside.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen & dining area
  • Sitting room with living flame gas fire
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom
  • One single bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer
  • TV, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Small selection of books/DVDs/games available to hire for small deposit
  • Fuel & power included March to Oct inclusive, €25 fuel supplement payable directly to caretaker Nov to Feb inclusive
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • Two pets welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Communal grassed front area with picnic tables
  • Enclosed rear gravelled garden
  • Shop & pub 5 mins walk


  • Very poor mobile phone coverage

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Glengarriff 12 miles; Skibbereen 20 miles; Kenmare 21 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork airport - 55.5 miles; 1hr 34mins
  • Cork ferry - 64.5 miles; 1hr 45mins


  • Nearest shop; Durras, 5 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; Durras, 5 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Bantry, 6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Mizen Head - Located at the western extremity of a peninsula, one of the extreme points of Ireland
  • Bantry Bay - Beautiful market town and fishing port
  • Whiddy Island - Catch a boat out to this small inhabited island

Day trip:

  • Youghal - A wonderful seaside resort with fun for all the family
  • Tramore - Meaning 'big beach' is a seaside town in County Waterford
  • Garnish Island - Turned into an exotic garden in the early 20th century