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The Chocolate Box

Ballydehob, County Cork (Ref. 1104723)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • David

    “Provides great access to a beautiful region,you could never tire of the scenery.”

    The accommodation is 'tired', ready for an uplift, in a very remote location, which may be part of its charm.

    The accommodation is 'tired', ready for an uplift, in a very remote location, which may be part of its charm.

    - David, July 2024


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • 2 x shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Small garden with lawn and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.6 miles, pub 4.8 miles
  • Note: Wifi is pay as you go, 30 euros worth is inc. in rent
  • Please note: EV car charging is not permitted at the property.

The property

Ballydehob 4.4 miles.

This cottage in Lissaclarig East is the perfect place for a family getaway.

With a woodburning stove to curl up beside and off-road parking for when you want to explore the local area, this family-friendly abode is a great base for exploring County Cork.

Step inside and locate the galley kitchen/diner, which has an electric oven, hob, a microwave, and a washing machine, which makes it very practical for a self-catered stay.

The space also has dining seating, so you can eat your food fresh from the oven as you relax in the dining area.

If the weather is warm, carry the conversation outside onto the small lawn where outdoor seating offers alfresco dining.

As the evening cools, retire inside and choose between two bedrooms, the first bedroom is a spacious double room containing ample storage for keeping your possessions and the second contains twin beds, ideal for kids.

Each bedroom has a shower room adjacent for your convenience so in the morning you can have a quick wash before joining your guests in the kitchen/diner for a brew.

Venture into Ballydehob, a quaint village home to a number of great restaurants and bars.

Budds Restaurant is a local favourite, serving up traditional Irish fare.

Le Petit Bistro is a great option for a romantic dinner, offering French-inspired cuisine.

Ballydehob is also home to Hudsons Wholefoods, a great place to stock up on supplies for your trip.

If you're looking for a place to learn about the heritage of Ireland, Skibbereen is the perfect spot.

The Skibbereen Heritage Centre is a great place to start, where you can explore the history of this town and its people.

St Patrick's Cathedral is also worth a visit, and if you're feeling hungry, be sure to check out An Chistin Beag for some delicious traditional Irish food.

further afield, you can visit Barleycove is a beautiful sandy beach on the west coast of Ireland.

It's a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing.

There are also a number of interesting historical attractions nearby, including Dunlough Fort (a medieval castle) and Coosacuslaun Bay (a Bronze Age burial site).

For a traditional setting in County Cork, consider The Chocolate Box.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €250.

About the location


Skibbereen 10 miles; Barley Cove 15 miles; Mizen Head 20 miles.

The charming village of Ballydehob lies on the south west coast of Ireland, and is shrouded in natural beauty, playing home to an abundance of flora and fauna. Called home by several famous writers, artists and sculptors, Ballydehob boasts a variety of shops, as well as renowned restaurants and cafes. Take a walk over the 12 Arch Bridge and take in the lovely views of the estuary, discover Kilcoe Castle, West Cork's best preserved castle, or make the journey west to Mizen Head. The most south-westerly point of Ireland, and a great location for walkers and nature lovers alike, Mizen Head is situated at the end of a peninsula, and provides great views out to the sea. Spend a day on Barley Cove Beach surrounded by sand dunes, marked as Special Areas of Conservation, while only 20 minutes’ drive will take you to Toormore Beach which is great for children and families. With lots to see and do, Ballydehob is a great location, all year round.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas