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Four Directions Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Castletownbere, County Cork
Original, secluded, traditional self-catering Irish cottage facing due south with breathtaking sea and mountain views.
Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering with all the cooking utensils you will need.
We leave a welcome pack for your first day of eggs, bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee and marmalade.
The Beara Peninsula has the most spectacular dramatic scenery. It will never fail to amaze you with it's rugged landscapes and beautiful lakes and waterfalls. There are many little beaches off the beaten track (the nearest one is just 2.5 kms away from the cottage) and some beautiful sandy coves to explore.
We are Ideally located to enjoy the many local activities of the area: Walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, water sports, art galleries, woodland gardens, historical and archaeological sights are just a few of the many things you...
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Listing #HL212376
About the Owner
Mick and Laraine R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
Interaction with guests
We will welcome you on your arrival; take you around the cottage, show you all the features and appliances and give you the keys on your arrival. Even though we live 2 minutes away the cottage is completely private but we are available should you have any queries.
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The hospitality we were met with was outstanding. This is a perfect place for a getaway. We hope to come back again!More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank eilis1066
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hi Eilis, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was very good if you to write such very kind comments which are much appeciated. You will always be most welcome back at any time in the future. All the best to you both,...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We spent an amazing week in Laraine & Mick's beautiful cottage. The welcome hamper of tasty brown,bread,eggs,milk was much appreciated. The house is immaculate, so tastefully decorated & Laraine has thought of every possible thing you might need. Our girls loved their sleeping area on...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Fionnuala, Thank-you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for us! It's always very uplifting to read our reviews and it is very much appreciated. We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable time here and we're looking...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Four Directions Cottage is a perfect place to escape from it all, walk, and breathe fresh air. We wanted to escape the cities and stay at a quiet location where we could explore the Beara Peninsula in West Cork. We stayed for 12 nights. The...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank ciaran11
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Kieran, Wow! What a fantastic review you have given us. Thank-you very much. It was most kind of you to take the time to write it and with such kind and positive words. We really do appreciate it. We are so pleased you had...More

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please respect our old Irish cottage which has been restored to a very high standard & is extremely well maintained. The cottage is ready for guests from 4pm. Check-in time is...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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Prices are for the whole cottage (sleeping 4)
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About the neighbourhood
Castletownbere is 10 mins drive away and is a major fishing port. The fishing fleets moor up in the harbour and bring ashore their catch of mainly white fish which you can buy fresh. The town has an good selection of shops including supermarkets, health foods, arts and crafts,a fine local butcher and pubs (such as MacCarthy's Bar as featured in, and on the front cover of the best-selling book of the same name by Pete MacCarthy). In addition,in the town square, you can buy German Crepes in summer months with a vast selection of fillings, cooked freshly while you wait, or you can relax in the variety of restaurants in the town and surrounding area, nearly all of which offer a mouth-watering selection of freshly caught and cooked local fish.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cork : 115.0 km
Ferry: Rosslaire: 300.0 km
The cottage is always ready for our guests from 4pm onwards on arrival day. Check-in time is any time between 4pm and 8pm. We would be grateful if you would let us know a little nearer the day what time you hope to get here so as we can be certain to be at home when you arrive to show you into the cottage.

SAT NAV Coordinates = 51º40'13.6'N 9º48'23.2'W
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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