Old Court

Skibbereen, County Cork (Ref. 24446)

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

This superb cottage is situated in a beautiful location, just three miles from Skibbereen in County Cork. Offering wonderful accommodation for families, this Skibbereen cottage boasts homely features and quality furnishings throughout. There are four bedrooms at this Cork cottage, including one with en-suite facilities, and there is also a luxury bathroom with roll-top bath and a ground floor wet room. There are two multi-fuel stoves in this cottage near Skibbereen, one in the open plan living area and one in the sitting room, so grab a drink, good book and pick a room to relax in after a busy day. There is a lawned garden, which stretches down to a sea estuary at this County Cork cottage, an ideal place to relax with a morning coffee or evening glass of wine. The nearby historic town of Skibbereen boasts a number of shops, pubs, restaurants and traditional Irish music, plus the area has much to see and do. Visit the Blue Flag beaches at Tragumna and The Warren, or admire the scenery on foot along the walking routes on Sheep’s Head and Mizen Head. The towns of Bantry, Kinsale and Clonakilty, along with the popular city of Cork are within driving distance. An excellent Skibbereen cottage for your Irish getaway.



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting area (seats 6) with multi-fuel stove
  • Sitting room (seats 3) with multi-fuel stove
  • One double bedroom
  • One single bedroom
  • Wet room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One children's triple bunks bedroom (double on bottom, single on top)
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, hand-held shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stoves
  • Electric oven with gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine in utility
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel, power & starter packs for stoves included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Utility
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned gardens with furniture
  • Shops in Skibbereen 3 miles
  • Pub 2.5 miles.


  • An unfenced tidal sea estuary runs along the bottom of the garden, children to be supervised at all times

About the location


Leap 7 miles; Baltimore 8 miles; Glandore 9 miles; Rosscarbery 12 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport – 52 miles, 1hr 20 mins
  • Cork ferry – 70 miles, 1hr 45 mins


  • Nearest shop; Skibbereen, 3 miles
  • Nearest pub; Skibbereen, 2.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Skibbereen, 3 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Skibbereen - A lively market town which prides itself on its fresh produce
  • Beaches - Beautiful beaches in the area including Schull and Bantry
  • O'Driscoll Castle - At the entrance to Baltimore harbour, looking to Sherkin Island

Day trip:

  • Kinsale - Renowned as the "gourmet capital of Ireland"
  • Cork City - Bustling city with shops, pubs and restaurants