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Four Directions Cottage

59 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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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. For guests who book for 2 nights or more we leave a welcome pack consisting of eggs, soda bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee, sugar and marmalade. For guests who are staying for 1 night we provide tea, coffee, milk and sugar. 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 o...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. For guests who book for 2 nights or more we leave a welcome pack consisting of eggs, soda bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee, sugar and marmalade. For guests who are staying for 1 night we provide tea, coffee, milk and sugar. 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 can enjoy while you are here. The cottage is on one of the many official Beara Loop Walking Routes and is situated on the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way.The famous Hungry Hill is 8 minutes walk from the cottage door. If you are a nature lover this is the place for you. Perfect for a totally relaxing holiday away from all the pressures of town and city life, you are sure to return home truly refreshed and relaxed. You can take a boat trip to one of the many islands, enjoy some great traditional Irish music in the local pubs and listen to some story-telling which Irish folk are famous for! You will be able to sample the freshest of local produce with delicious local cheeses and fish freshly caught every morning.More
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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 February 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights, and from the moment we stepped in, we regretted not staying here for a week - what a lovely place! So cosy, spotless, modern and beautiful, and with a beautiful view to the sea and Bere Islands. If we...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Malenesch
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Mick and Laraine made us feel very welcome. The cottage looks just like everything we saw on the Internet. It is very cosy and really beautifully renovated. The views are amazing. Castletownbere is nearby and there is a good supermarket.You can do a lot of...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Rene V
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

The cottage is actually traditional ánd has been fitted with every conceivable comfort. The views are breathtaking and there are many beautiful walks and other activities in the area, of which all the information is provided in the cottage. Laraine and Mick are truly a...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank Iris K
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We were helped from the moment Mick met us at the road-head when we arrived in darkness. He guided us to the cottage, and his wife Laraine showed us everything we needed to know. She left us milk, eggs, butter, tea and coffee, and home-made...More

Date of stay: March 2015
3  Thank fatmanjimmy85
Reviewed 27 February 2015

After a full week in the Four-Directions Cottage, my girlfriend and I returned completely refreshed.Mick and Laraine provide the perfect place to escape and relax. The surrounding areas are full of the natural beauty that people have come to associate with the west of Ireland....More

Date of stay: February 2015
2  Thank paddyk1505
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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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.
How to get there
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
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