PEACEFUL RURAL COTTAGE ON SMALL FARM NEAR BEACHES, VILLAGES AND TOWNS

Walter and Josephine Ryan-Purcell

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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PEACEFUL RURAL COTTAGE ON SMALL FARM NEAR BEACHES, VILLAGES AND TOWNS

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2 bedroom traditional type cottage built in 2008

Loughbeg cottage has a lovely rural aspect overlooking the West Cork countryside. Built in traditional stone, the cottage has an open-plan bright interior, with underfloor heating and cosy wood burning stove. 2 bedroom, one double, one full size bunk bed, with cot beds and camp bed available. Kitchen / dining room / sitting room, and shower / wc / handbasin.

Baby bath and cot linen available.

Private patio with garden furniture.

Very relaxing, peaceful setting .

Loughbeg cottage is on a small working farm, with a flock of pedigree Hampshire Down sheep, horses, ponies, a few hens , ducks , geese , goats , pigs , a greenhouse , orchard and raised beds of potatoes and vegetables.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you so much for this beautiful farm and your warm welcome . It is a quiet and relaxing place , very good to finish our holidays in Ireland . Ireland is a fabulous country .
Aug 2012
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Walter and Josephine Ryan-Purcell

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Speaks english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448636
+353 (0)28 27783
Mizen Head County Cork
5

Lovely and quiet cottage

  • 5 of 5
It was a wonderful stay. 1000 thanks to Josephine for a warm and more than friendly welcome. Greetings from Nene to Fergus and Digger. May we see us again.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448636
+353 (0)28 27783
Mizen Head County Cork
Moscow, Russia
5

Absolutely brilliant getaway for a family.

  • 5 of 5
Just returned from our trip to Ireland and couldn't wait to tell everyone what a great stay our family had at Loughbeg farm. Walter and Josephine were excellent hosts and the farm and cottage are just gorgeous and very well maintained. The location is stunning and the people of the area are amongst the friendliest I've ever met. On our first morning we woke up to find cows staring in our windows and goats trotting around near our front doorstep... our two year old daughter couldn't believe her eyes. In addition to all of the farm animals the owners allowed us to pick our own veggies from their greenhouse. If we ever return to Ireland (which, I sincerely hope we do) we'll definitely be coming back to Loughbeg farm.
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448636
+353 (0)28 27783
Mizen Head County Cork
5

Loughbeg Farm is hard to beat!

  • 5 of 5
Loughbeg farm is the perfect place for a lovely family holiday. As the other reviewers have said Josephine & Walter are extremely welcoming with lovely fresh veg, eggs (duck and hen), chocolates , homemade biscuits etc on arrival. The cottage is lovely really bright with wonderful views over the farm and countryside with everything you need for a home away from home - including sky tv and plenty of games, books and dvds for children and adults alike. Our daughters aged 8,6 and 2 had a marvellous time. The older 2 were up and dressed early each morning waiting to go to help milk the goats and feed the hens, pigs, ducks and geese. We did the hill walk each day too visiting the horses, sheep and of course Tootles the donkey on our way back. Schull is 5 minutes away by car and has lovely shops and restaurants. We dined extremely well too on the freshest duck eggs (which our 2 year old particularly enjoyed), Goats cheese and of course the delicious goats milk ice cream. Our 2 year old was also extremely fond of Josephine's homemade biscuits. There is a lovely sheltered garden with a swing and slide for the children to play in. There is also a great Sunday market in Scull. It is also very easy to tour West Cork. The sheep's head drive, Bantry and Mizen Head are well worth visiting, along with beaches a short drive away on Barley Cove a bit further. So when it comes to a holiday location as our 6 year old said - Loughbeg is hard to beat! Thanks again for a wonderful holiday and see you next year.
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448636
+353 (0)28 27783
Mizen Head County Cork
5

Cottage outside Schull in West Cork

  • 5 of 5
We had a lovely, peaceful, restful week in this gorgeous cottage. We are a family with 3 children aged from 7 to 12. We received a warm welcome from Josephine and Walter and their family. We particularly liked the basket of home grown vegetables and delicious chocolates from a local 'chocolaterie' in Schull together with a bunch of lovely wildflowers and an informative guide on West Cork.

The cottage itself is beautifully decorated and the front of the cottage faces away from the family house and farm and gives a beautiful view of the lovely rugged West Cork landscape. On a fine day its lovely to sit out with a cup of tea or glass of wine and feel undisturbed. We enjoyed lovely long walks on Walter and Josephine's farm as well as in the local area. The children enjoyed walking around and looking at the animals - the pigs were a special favourite. They loved feeding them and missed them the most after we came home!

The cottage is well equipped with everything for cooking, cleaning and entertainment with Sky television as well as an Internet connection just in case you might want to check your emails! .

The cottage is only a few minutes drive from the village of Schull. There are lots of pretty shops to wander around and restaurants. We liked the New Haven restaurant and the Creperie. The food was delicious and the atmosphere very relaxed if you are travelling with children.

Schull is good base for exploring West Cork as it is only a short distance to beaches and other pretty West Cork villages. If you are not travelling and want to sit at home with a good book than Josephine and Walter's cottage is the perfect place. We had a lovely holiday - our only regret was that we had not booked a longer stay. We definitely hope to be back.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448636
+353 (0)28 27783
Mizen Head County Cork
Adelaide, Australia
5

Family exploration of Southern Ireland

  • 5 of 5
We were looking for a quiet, rural location near the coast and this cottage was perfect. The cottage provided everything a family with teenagers required - internet and Sky cable channels, room to spread out and also lots of opportunities to explore the fantastic countryside. We particularly enjoyed our walk up Mt Gabriel, fantastic views and a sunny day. Driving around the Ring of Kerry was another great day and we enjoyed the cheese from the local Sunday market.
  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Peaceful rural cottage on small farm near beaches, villages and towns
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448636
+353 (0)28 27783
Mizen Head County Cork
Oxfordshire
5

Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5
We have just returned from staying at Josephine and Walter's lovely cottage. It was very clean, well equipped, and they could not have been more welcoming. Our dog just loved the company of the resident 3, and we just loved to be able to relax and enjoy this beautiful part of the Irish coast. We stayed an extra night we were so "chilled out" and our only sadness is that we couldn't stay longer. A lovely family and a lovely home. We would recommend a stay here if you want to enjoy some stunning scenery, the convenience of an attractive and friendly town nearby but the peace and quiet of a farm stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Train
150 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Motorway
150 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Balirisode
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Schull
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Bantry
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Schull
Car: necessary

Loughbeg Cottage is 5 minutes from the beautiful village of Schull in West Cork. Located in a rural farming area within easy reach of Balirisode and Barleycove beaches, harbours, shops, hotels, restaurants, leisure activities, lake, walks, and the most southerly point of Ireland, Mizen Head. Loughbeg is a small sheep, horse, and vegetable farm of 20 acres. From the land you can see Cape Clear, Sherkin Island, the Fastnet Rock, and Dunmanus Bay. It's only half an hour from the lovely shopping towns and country markets of Skibbereen and Bantry. There are so many things to do in the area...sea-kayaking, whale watching, sailing, craft workshops, surfing, wildlife photography, cookery courses, art workshops, creative writing, and forums on sustainable living themes. Please check out www.localcampus.com

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Mizen Head Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 6 2014 - Sep 27 2014
7 night minimum stay
€500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €100
Pet Fee €5
Notes Deposit 100 Euros on booking for Summer rentals . The remainder on arrival.
Check in 16.00pm Check out 11.00am
Deposit paid to secure booking . Balance to be paid on arrival .
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Amenities

Amenities

Mizen Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Full size bunk bed
  • Cot beds and camp bed available.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Child's Swing
  • Patio
  • Deck / Patio
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
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