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The Cottage

Nestled under hillside overlooking Dunmanus Bay
6 reviews
Nestled under hillside overlooking Dunmanus Bay
The cottage View from front Gate
Front door Watch  early morning sunrise
View over Dunmanus Bay looking north east
View towards Kerry and Sheep's Head
Kitchen & Dining Area
Living room overlooking the sea and rocks
Kitchen view down stairs
Kitchen / living room
Bedroom no.2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Main bedroom overlooking the sea En suite
Main bedroom
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Goleen, County Cork
This traditional renovated house is in a magnificent costal location. Close to Mizen Head, it enjoys breathtaking views over, Dunmanus Bay, the open ocean, Sheep's Head, and the Kerry mountains.

The house is located only 5 minutes drive from Goleen, a traditional rural village, and is close to the beautiful sandy beaches of Balyrisode, Barleycove and Crookhaven within driving proximity.

The property is single storey traditional cottage property that has been renovated to the highest standards incorporating native Irish timber, including cedar wood double glazed handcrafted windows and exterior doors throughout. The house consists of 4 bedrooms, 2 en- suite, an en...
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About the Owner, Diane M
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 79 days ago
Listed since : May 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

I stayed here with my family for a week in June. The cottage is located in a stunning area. The sea views are amazing. I enjoyed the lack of tv in the house as you could admire that view all day long. The cottage was comfortable and homely with all the wood. The beds were extremely comfortable. Only issue I...

Management response:

Thank you Cathy for your kind words I'm so sorry about the chairs .I will have them replaced this weekend when we are down. Yes it is a wonderful area with stunning views and the house is warm and comfortable Hope that you will consider visiting again Regards Diane


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Reviewed 20 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a week here with our two boys and we found the cottage was a perfect base for exploring the beautiful mizen. We enjoyed mornings watching wildlife on the bay and evening watching the sunset and gannets feeding off the cliffs below. The cottage was a sanctuary of calm and comfort. We would love to go back again for...

Management response:

We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday at our house in Goleen and hope you will consider it again regards Diane


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Sandra F
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This was one of the best holiday homes we ever had. It is spacious, clean, well equipped (very comfy beds) and just beautiful. Wooden floors and doors, wooden open kitchen. The biggest room in the house with the kitchen, dining table and living room has a very high ceiling and the best: a fantastic view! With bad weather you can...

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Thank you for your review We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday in lovely Golden and hope you will consider returning to this most beautiful area


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Located on the infamous north side of the Mizen Head, the most southwesterly point in Europe. Rural and traditional area within short drive of the local village Goleen as well as Durrus (20 Mins), Schull (20 mins), Bantry (25 Mins) and Crookhaven(15 mins). Great walking, cycling and sandy beaches as well as pubs restaurants ; shops and the busy village of Schull.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cork Airport: 100.0 km
Railway: Cork City: 90.0 km
Ferry: Cork Harbour: 120.0 km
Will e mail following booking
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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