Beara Peninsula (Cork) House Rental Photos and Description
4 bedroom house sleeps up to 9 in large private garden near Castletownbere
This architect designed, newly built, house features a large sheltered front patio and a decked loggia both with wonderful views over the harbour, the fishing port and the nearby mountains. The house is bright and spacious and has beautiful contemporary styling throughout. The open plan dining and living areas have open access to a fully equipped modern kitchen. The dining room has French door access to the deck for outdoor dining with clean air and breathtaking scenery. Downstairs, the large master bedroom has an elegant sun room for relaxed reading and French door access to the front patio equipped with comfortable wooden furniture. Although the views are stunning the property is well sheltered, being surrounded by trees, and is therefore enjoyable at all seasons of the year. There is a well maintained half acre garden filled with mature and young local trees and sufficient green space for children to play.
The house is in a great location for exploring the Beara Peninsula and the wider West Cork and South Kerry areas. The lovely village of Allihies is 10km away - on the way you will pass the road to Dzogchen Beara the famous Tibetan Buddhist Centre with unmissable sea views and serene peacefulness. At the end of the Peninsula, Dursey Island is worth a visit and boasts Europe's only oversea’s cable car. Bere Island has a ferry service for foot passengers and cars and is a walker’s heaven. The pretty villages of Glengariff and Eyeries are nearby and while in Glengariff why not take a boat across to beautiful Italian gardens at Garinish Island. Kenmare is less than an hour by car and features some of the best gourmet dining in all of Ireland. Bantry is also in easy driving distance and from there it is easy to get to Bantry House and Gardens, Gougane Barra, Sheep’s and Mizen Head.
The Healy Pass will take your breath away especially when you see Glanmore Lake. Visit the famous McCarthy's Bar in Castletownbere made famous in Pete MacCarthy's book - there's umpteen ways to enjoy your time, get to know the people and experience the craic.
- children welcome
- pets considered