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Castletownshend, County Cork (Ref. 911945)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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

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47 Customer Review(s)

  • Brian

    “It greatly appreciated because we were arriving late in day salads and snack were left in refrigerator for us .”

    The owner Jane went above and beyond including scones and jam delivered midweek. If we return to holiday again in this area it will be at Raheen.

    The owner Jane went above and beyond including scones and jam delivered midweek. If we return to holiday again in this area it will be at Raheen.

    - Brian, May 2024


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 4) and sitting area (seats 5) with open fire
  • Utility
  • Conservatory (seats 4) with dining area (seats 6).
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with multi-channels, Netflix, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent Apr - Oct inclusive, €25 supplement Nov - Mar inclusive, payable direct to owner
  • Starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden to front
  • Enclosed patio to rear with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles
  • Beach 4 miles
  • Note: Babysitting available by arrangement.Please note : The charging of electric cars is with the consent of the owner

The property

This charming detached, ground floor cottage is situated in west County Cork, just a short drive from the market town of Skibbereen, two miles from the coastal town of Castletownshend.

Lovingly furnished throughout, this Castletownshend cottage offers a cosy home-from-home holiday base for families and groups of friends escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Situated solely on the ground floor, this County Cork cottage offers three spacious bedrooms, one with the added bonus of an en-suite shower room.

Enjoy a social open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a cosy open fire and sliding doors leading outside.

A conservatory, with an additional dining area, provides a wonderful spot for the whole group to sit and reminisce the days?


An enclosed lawned garden is perfect for letting the kids run around and play while you soak up the summer sun with a glass of wine, to the sound of sausages sizzling on the barbecue.

Familiarise yourself with the upbeat town of Skibbereen and its selection of traditional pubs and restaurants or peruse the weekly Farmers?

Market selling local produce to take home and share.

Skip along secluded sandy beaches and tumble through beautiful countryside, as you explore the wonders of Cork and its rugged coastline.

Admire boats anchored in the scenic village harbours in Castletownshend, Glandore and Schull or try for a hole in one at the nearby Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club.

Visit the Arts Centre and the Skibbereen Heritage Centre for great days out while the area, brimming with nature reserves, provides the opportunity for endless walking and cycling.

Don?t hesitate to come and experience the delights of County Cork in this wonderful Skibbereen cottage.

About the location


Skibbereen 6 miles.

Castletownshend is a coastal village near Skibbereen in County Cork. The village is built up around the 17th century castle, with the quayside and harbour also attractive focal points of the village. There is an Egon Ronay restaurant, Mary Anne’s, and a church with beautiful stained glass. A few miles down the road, the town of Skibbereen offers plenty of shops and restaurants, the West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre. There is also a good golf course, and an indoor sports centre. A terrific base for enjoying this part of Cork.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas