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Goleen, County Cork (Ref. 1138584)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Terence

    “We very much enjoyed our stay in this fine spacious house which was ideal for our large family group.”

    - Terence, July 2024

    Dear Mr Kiely. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that it was suitable for you and your fellow guests. Thank you for your feedback. Property Owner


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite bathroom bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x double size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x king size with TV, 1 x ground-floor king size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x twin
  • Cloakroom with basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire is for decorative use only
  • Sun room
  • First-floor study
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, 2 x TV, WiFi, fast broadband, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power, inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Front lawned garden with patio and furniture, and rear lawned garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Note: All fires are for decorative use only
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.4 miles
  • Note: Pets are to be kept downstairs and off any furniture
  • Note: This property accepts a minimum of 3 night bookings

The property

Coorlacka is a delightful, expansive five-bedroom home enjoying both coastal and countryside views approximately 2km from Goleen, County Cork.

Resting within a peaceful setting, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Coorlacka offers a homely, well-equipped base for a large family or group of friends, inviting up to ten guests and two furry companions.

With a south-facing garden overlooking the picture-perfect green fields and onto Cape Clear Island and Knockaphuca Mountain, this home really is the ideal setting for your next break to Ireland.

Step inside to find a spacious hallway with a wooden staircase leading to the first floor.

On the ground floor, there is a sitting room, home to a TV and plush seating for your evening relaxation.

Continue into the generously sized kitchen/diner, fully-equipped for a self-catered stay with ample utensils, crockery and a charming breakfast bar with seating for four guests, where you can utilise your recipe books, dine as a family, and plan your impending itinerary across Cork.

Or sit back and relax in the sunroom and sitting room which offers a plush lounging area.

From here, the extendable dining table opens up to seat 10 guests, perfect for family dinners after a fun-filled day, and from here, you can make your way to the sunroom and out onto the tiled patio.

Completing the communal areas on the ground floor is a handy utility, where you can freshen up your clothes and towels with the washing machine and tumble dryer, and there is also a cloakroom with a basin and WC for extra convenience.

The first of five bedrooms, a king-size with an en-suite shower room, rests on the ground floor, while upstairs lies four more spaces to rest your head.

For children or friends sharing, there is a twin with a camp bed, while the master bedroom consists of a super-king-size with an en-suite bathroom so you can enjoy an indulgent soak after a day of walking.

Bedroom 2 contains two single beds and a camp bed.

The remaining two bedrooms include a king-size with a TV and sea view, for a beautiful scene to wake up to, serviced by a family shower room, and a double with another handy en-suite shower room.

Finishing off the first floor is the landing space, fit with an office desk with superb views, should you need to work during your break.

Goleen village is an ideal place to spend your holiday, with three pubs, a shop, a butcher, and a helpful tourist office, you will have everything you need for a delightful trip.

With Coorlacka resting in a prime seaside position, you will be within easy reach of two beaches, Ballyrisode, home to water sports, and Barley Cove, often regarded as the best beach in West Cork, with sand dunes with a boardwalk down to the beach, surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and a car park for ease.

From the doorstep of Coorlacka, you can find a wealth of walking trails to enjoy too, with plenty of information available at the village tourist office.

Take a day trip to the lovely town of Schull, only a short drive away and offering plenty of shops where you can pick up a souvenir or two; here, you can also embark on a ferry ride and explore Schull Harbour.

Alternatively, follow the coastline around to reach the Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point of Altar, which offers picturesque scenes across the Atlantic Ocean, whilst a car journey continuing inland will bring you to Skibbereen, where you'll find further amenities, the Skibbereen Golf Club (Club Gailf An Sciobairín), and many more waterside vistas.

Make memories as a family at Coorlacka.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €500.

About the location


Barley Cove 4 miles; Schull 10 miles; Skibbereen 24 miles.

The small rural village of Goleen sits on the south-western tip of Ireland, in County Cork. The village offers three pubs, a shops, a butchers, helping to cater for the tourists who visit the village each year. Just four miles away is the large Blue Flag sandy beach at Barley Cove, while a little further on the visitor centre at Mizen Head is well worth a visit; in a spectacular setting with folded rocks and high cliffs, you can visit the Signal Station, set on an island accessed by an arched bridge, or shelter in the shop, café or exciting exhibitions. Activities in the area include golf, horse riding, walking, angling, sailing, diving, birdwatching and surfing, while further afield the market town of Skibbereen offers a variety of colourful shops, restaurants and pubs. This part of Cork really is the ideal holiday destination with a host of varied activities to appeal to everyone whatever their interests.

Note: This property accepts a minimum of 3 night bookings

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas