4 The Coastguard Station

Ballymacoda, County Cork (Ref. 919084)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Ms Coley

    “Really Nice place, very close to the ocean, friendly people”

The property

Located near the village of Ballymacoda in East Cork, is this delightful mid- terrace cottage.

The cottage overlooks the sandy beach at Ring and was previously the residence of the coastguard.

Boasting glorious sea views across the bay towards Youghal, this cosy well-decorated cottage has been comfortably furnished and is ideal for couples or small groups looking for a relaxing break away.

On the ground floor there is a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar and a pleasant sitting room with dining area and cosy multi-fuel stove, the perfect place to curl up with a good book after a busy day out.

Upstairs are three comfy bedrooms ensuring a good night’s sleep for everyone.

The charming front garden at the cottage is perfect to breathe in the fresh sea air and relax in the sunshine.

A mussel farm lies in the neighbouring bay and you may even get to sample some of them, if you ask the farmers nicely.

The small village of Ballymacoda offers a shop and a pub and is a great base from which to explore East Cork and the South East of Ireland.

Nearby is the seaside town of Youghal with its selection of traditional pubs and restaurants, sandy beaches and golf course.

Children will enjoy a visit to the heritage village of Ardmore in County Waterford with its many attractions.

There are a wealth of places to visit within an easy drive including Cork City, Fota Wildlife Park, Lismore Castle, Middleton Distillery and you can even try deep sea fishing.

This lovely cottage is a great base for a wonderful seaside holiday.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2)
  • Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove
  • Central heating powered by multi-fuel stove with electric heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shed for storage
  • Front lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Beach 1 min walk.

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About the location


Youghal 14 miles.

Situated in East Cork, close to the sandy beach at Ring Strand, is the small village of Ballymacoda. Home to a friendly local community, local shop and pub, Ballymacoda is the perfect base to discover and explore the delights of this region. Ballymacoda lies just a few miles off the main Cork to Waterford route with superb access to Cork airport and Cork City. This part of Ireland is often referred to as ‘The Irish Riviera’ with an abundance of stunning coastlines and inlets to discover. The heritage seaside town of Youghal is a short drive away along with the Old Middleton Distillery where you can sample some world famous whiskey. Sandy beaches can be found at Pilmore, Youghal, Ardmore and Ballycotton. The River Blackwater is also close by and offers superb fishing opportunities. A wonderful base to explore East Cork and the South East.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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