Birch Tree Cottage

Castletownbere, County Cork (Ref. 912154)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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.



Ground Floor

  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 4) & dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with multi-fuel stove
  • Conservatory (seats 4)
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Basin & WC

First Floor

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


  • Oil central heating, multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer in utility
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • Radio
  • WiFi
  • Books, games, DVDs
  • Fuel included 1st April-31st October
  • Fuel charged by meter reading 1st November-31st March, first €20 included
  • Power & starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Utility room
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with patio & furniture
  • Shop, pub & harbour ten mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

About the location


Glengarriff 21 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport – 78.4 miles; 1hr 56mins
  • Cork ferry – 86 miles; 2hrs 5 mins


  • Nearest shop; Castletownbere, 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; Castletownbere, 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Castletownbere, 10 mins walk

On the doorstep:

  • Beara Peninsula - The Beara Peninsula offers a two-for-one deal on spectacular scenery, as it lies half in Kerry, half in Cork
  • Caha Mountains – Range of sandstone mountains overlooking the beautiful Beara Way
  • Castletownbere – Bustling harbour town at heart of the Beara Peninsula, offering watersports and wonderful seafood

Day trip:

  • Kenmare - Foodie capital of the Ring of Kerry, with gourmet cuisine and many activities against a stunning backdrop
  • Glengarriff Nature Reserve – Stroll around the oak woodlands, nestling at the foot of the Caha Mountains and leading to Glengarrif harbour