1 Higher O'Connell Street

Kinsale, County Cork (Ref. 905073)


  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

Set in an enviable position, close to the centre of Kinsale, County Cork, sits this wonderful, end-terrace cottage. Furnished in a contemporary style, this Kinsale cottage still retains its charm and character. Providing a homely and comfy holiday base for families and friends to explore the fascinating Emerald Isle, this lovely cottage in Kinsale benefits from three welcoming bedrooms; perfect for retiring to after a busy day exploring the area. Another ideal place for relaxing in your Cork cottage is the delightful sitting room, where guests can curl up and relax with a good book and there’s also the benefit of a lovely patio area where a glass of wine can be enjoyed on a warm evening. The amenities on offer in the popular harbour town of Kinsale are just a short stroll away, meaning this is a superb, central location for guests to enjoy. Kinsale is a favourite tourist area and it’s easy to see why, with many bars and boutique shops found in the narrow and pretty winding streets. Unwind at a local restaurant or café which overlooks the busy harbour, admiring the sights and sounds of the boats sailing past or, alternatively, enjoy a peaceful stroll along the waterside in this idyllic location. For those who want to discover more about the history of Kinsale, why not take part in a walking tour or visit Charles Fort, guarding the town at the mouth of the River Bandon? Blarney Castle is within easy reach and is well worth visiting so you can visit the castle to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. After this, why not stop off at a local pub to experience some traditional Irish music and to discuss what adventures are still to come on your wonderful Irish holiday? A short distance away is Cork, a wonderful, cosmopolitan city with miles of spectacular, unspoilt coastline. There is so much for you to discover at this fantastic cottage in Kinsale, you’ll want to return again and again.



Ground floor

  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room

First floor

  • Two double bedrooms
  • One single bedroom


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer in external utility
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Selection of books, games and CDs
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair on request
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking on first come, first served basis. Additional roadside parking available
  • Courtyard garden with furniture
  • External utility
  • Shops, pubs & restaurants 2 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Cork 15 miles; Clonakilty 22 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport – 13.4 miles; 22 mins
  • Cork ferry – 15.8 miles; 30 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Kinsale, 2 mins walk

On the doorstep:

  • Kinsale - A historic medieval town, home to a lovely harbour
  • Charles Fort - A star-shaped fort at the edge of Summer Cove, on Kinsale Harbour
  • Desmond Castle - Home to the museum of wine
  • Bantry Bay - Lovely town with great beaches

Day trip:

  • Cork City - Lively town with shops, bars and restaurants
  • Killarney National Park - Beautiful National Park, home to waterfalls and lakes
  • Blarney Castle - Kiss the Blarney Stone and get the 'gift of the gab'