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Birch Tree Cottage

Castletownbere, County Cork (Ref. 912154)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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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/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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38 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Byrne

    “Fabulous stay in Birch Tree Cottage, the owner has thought of everything a family might need to have a relaxing holiday.”

    The walk into the town took about 10 minutes and there is a good selection of restaurants.

    The walk into the town took about 10 minutes and there is a good selection of restaurants. Would definitely recommend it and hope to return again.

    - Mrs Byrne, August 2021

The property

Just ten minutes’ stroll from the historic harbour and seafood eateries of Castletownbere in County Cork, this detached cottage makes an ideal base for families or friends to holiday together and explore this wonderful part of the Beara Peninsula.

This Castletownbere cottage offers spacious and comfortable accommodation spread over two floors.

Sociable spaces can be found downstairs, in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, sitting room with multi-fuel stove or the sunny conservatory.

There is even a ground floor bedroom with en-suite, ensuring all the family can enjoy their time at this cottage in County Cork.

Upstairs, there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, perfect for relaxing in the bubbles after a day exploring the walking trails surrounding this cottage near Castletownbere.

Take some time to relax by the harbour, try watersports such as kayaking or sailing, take a trip to Bear Island or explore the Caha Mountains and the wonderful walking of the Beara Way and Ring of Beara.

Or, simply stay close to your Castletownbere cottage to enjoy a cuppa on the patio or dine alfresco in the peace and quiet with the wonderful mountains as backdrop.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 4) and dining area (seats 6)
  • External utility
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with multi-fuel stove
  • Conservatory (seats 4).
  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel inc. in rent 1st April-31st October, charged by meter reading 1st November-31st March, first ?20 inc. in rent
  • Power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and harbour 10 mins walk
  • Please note: this property does not allow short breaks, only weekly bookings

About the location


Glengarriff 21 miles.

Nestled at the foot of the Caha Mountains on the wild and rugged Beara Peninsula and just by the Berehaven harbour in County Cork is the small town of Castletownbere. With stunning scenery in all directions, the seaside resort of Castletownbere is Ireland’s premier whitefish port offering many restaurants to delight any seafood enthusiast. The Beara Peninsula offers visitors a peaceful and unspoilt slice of Irish scenery and is home to the Ring of Beara route which encompasses three road options, each taking in the beauty of this region. The Beara Way walking route offers walkers and cyclists a trail in and around Castletownbere and can be extended to longer treks, with the full trek measuring 125 miles! There are many activities in the area including boat trips to Bear Island, sea angling, canoeing, sailing and kayaking, plus there’s also some fantastic secluded beaches hidden along the coast for you to discover!