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Kinsale superior self catering accommodation next to beach & marina

Noel and Liz O'Connell

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay nights

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Noel and Liz O'Connell

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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Kinsale superior self catering accommodation next to beach & marina

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Kinsale Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

2 bed accommodation sleeping up to 4 people with large open plan lounge

Most Kinsale properties are in the center of the town with front doors opening onto the streets. Our house is positioned in the middle of Castlepark village. It is within a 60 seconds walk to the beach, the marina and about 40 seconds to the pub (A little longer on the way back depending on how many 'Pints' you had). A nice ground floor property comprising of a very large open plan lounge, dining room, kitchen, with 2 bedrooms and a main bathroom.

Unique features include vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and plenty of natural light. Our house can accommodate up to 4 people. At Castlepark you have a choice of courtyard, lawn, beach, marina and pub all at your doorstep. Or try the many restaurants in Kinsale which is only a few minutes drive.

Castlepark is uniquely positioned in Kinsale, the development itself has won many awards and was most recently referenced in Journal of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (May 2007).

The 'Kinsale Gourmet Festival' is held in October of each year and is a celebration of all the fine things that Kinsale has to offer.

Private Boat Trips: We can arrange for private boat and fishing trips around the Kinsale area. (Weather permitting)

Tours & Attractions: We can arrange a car/mini bus and driver to take you to where you want to visit.

FOTA Wildlife Park: Great for adults and kids alike. Blarney Castle: Kiss the Blarney Stone and get the gift of the gab.

Middleton Distillery Heritage Centre: Become a certified whiskey taster. Kilkenny: Visit Kilkenny Castle. Youghal: This is where the film Moby Dick was made. Cobh Heritage Centre: Last port of call for the TITANIC. Kinsale Outdoor Activity centre: Watersports for all the family. This is a great treat for the kids while you chill out in Kinsale.

Special Request: Let us know if you are looking for anything special and we will do our best to accomodate you.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Noel and Liz O'Connell (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I and our two daughters spent four nights here over the Christmas holiday. What a relaxing and beautiful setting! We loved both the town of Kinsale and the accommodation. Noel and Liz were there to greet us and give us a tour of the home and some great pointers on things to do in the area (even though we arrived quite late and more than an hour after we told them we'd be there due to a delayed ferry. They had the house warm with a fire built and even had a Christmas tree there for us. We would definately stay here again when we're back in the area.



Value Comfort Location Cleanliness Service

Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend? Yes.



Management Response

31 Dec 2014

We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us Ryan. Yes the location is fantastic with plenty to do for all ages or as you say, just to relax. Summer is even better again so please do tell your friends and we welcome you back anytime.



Regards,

Noel & Liz.
Dec 2014
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Reviews

4.8
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Kinsale superior self catering accommodation next to beach & marina
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews
5

Lovely, bright, comfy home.

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay in this lovely home where I enjoyed walks up to James Fort to take in the beauty of the area and then down to the beach to relax. It was nice to have a very short walk to the pub, the Dock, to sit on the deck and soak up the sunshine while enjoying a fine Irish coffee. It was also very convenient to have only a short 20 minute walk into Kinsale to do some shopping.

This home is so bright and cozy with charming decorations, extremely comfortable furnishings and a well equipped kitchen. It was so enjoyable to return to this comfy place after being out and about all day. I look forward to returning next time I'm in Kinsale.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for booking our holiday home in Kinsale Joan. Yes James Fort, the beach and pub are nice to have on our door step. We do try to make your stay with us as comfortable s possible and we are glad that you found the house up to par. You are welcome back anytime. Regards, Noel & Liz
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Liz and Noel's house. We stayed here with our two children of 9 & 11, there is a large communal garden for the kids to play in and the beach is less than a minutes walk away, which also leads up to James Fort, which was great for walks and playing everyday. The Dock pub sits on the harbour a minutes walk, where the children did crabbing whilst we had refreshments served by the friendly staff, unfortunately they don't serve food here. Kinsale town is a 5 minute drive where there are plenty of restaurants, cafés and pubs.

The house is bright and clean and has everything you need to make your stay comfortable. We are planning our return in the summer.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely Bungalow in a perfect location. Easter week-end brought lots of visitors to kinsale, and this location is peaceful and relaxing, yet close enough to the town to soak up the fantastic atmosphere. The house is very clean and well maintained and is well equipped. We would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives. Plenty of good places to eat in the area, we tried 3 different eateries, our favourite being Jim Edwards Bar & Restaurant (we ate there 3 times). A visit to the spectacular Old Head of Kinsale is a must, and just a short car journey away. We came to Kinsale for a relaxing away from it all break, and this was perfect. Thank you Liz and Noel.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes its a great location to relax away from it all and yet very close to all that Kinsale Town has to offer. We like to keep the house clean and tidy and as you mentioned well equipped. Its also a great summer location with the beach and the marina on the door step and a large private green area just for residents. Ideal for families with kids or for couples who just want to chill out. Its also an ideal base to explore all that Cork and beautiful West Cork has to offer along the Wild Atlantic Way. We welcome you back any time. Regards, Noel & Liz.
5

A perfect holiday house in idyllic beach setting

  • 5 of 5

Our second time, and I hope not our last, in this gem of a holiday house just 2km from the centre of Kinsale. The house is beautiful and fully equipped. The small private development at the Dock marina, with direct private access to the only Beach in Kinsale, is beautifully designed and maintained. The owners, Noel and Liz, provide a very personalised service leaving nothing wanting for your holiday stay. Our 10 year old son availed of a water sports camp with a local water sports school for the 3rd year running and loved it. Our 13 year old son enjoyed windsurfing and deep sea diving activities arranged from kinsale harbour. And we enjoyed magnificent guided walks and cycling tracks to the many historical sites in and around Kinsale. The whole family was spoilt for choice with the rich array of restaurants and cafe's to eat in during our stay. I would want to stay nowhere else whenever I holiday in Kinsale! Booking already for next year. Thank you Noel and Liz, Fiona Gerry and Boys

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Fiona. We are glad that you had a wonderful holiday and look forward to having you stay with us again. Yes its great for the kids no matter what age, theres plenty to do from the private green area to the beach, the walk up to James Fort and of course Kinsale Town, a nice walk away. Just park up the car for the week and enjoy all that Kinsale has to offer. Best regards, Noel & Liz
5

Excellent Cottage at Castlepark, Kinsale

  • 5 of 5

The two bedroom cottage was terrific! The place was absolutely spotless, very nicely decorated, nice kitchen and a well furnished and very comfortable living room. The cottage is a pleasant 25 to 30 minute walk to the center of Kinsale. The cottage is also a very short walk to a beach as well as to the ruins of an old fort. The Dock pub is about a one minute walk from the cottage; THe Dock is a very pleasant and hospitable place.

If you don't feel like walking to or from Kinsale, a taxicab ride costs about 8 Euros and takes just a few minutes..With regard to local attractions: Kinsale itself is a great little town; Man Friday and Fishy Fishy are great places to eat.

The owners were very helpful. In all respects, we were completely satisfied with this rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Patrick We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please tell your friends back in the US about our holiday home. If your heading back to Ireland then we would love to have you stay with us again. Regards, Noel & Liz.
5

Fantastic Location. Lovely House.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location. Just a 5 minute taxi journey from the centre of Kinsale (8 euros) or a pleasant 25 minute stroll.

The photos don't do the house justice. It is much bigger, bright and airy than it looks in the photos. Noel and Liz were there to greet us and show us around the house which was a nice touch. The house is well equipped with everything you would need.

The Dock Inn pub is great for a drink and only a minute's walk away. Kinsale itself is fantastic with great pubs and restaurants and everyone is very friendly. Try Finn's Table. Hoby's or the Bulman Inn for great food.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad that you had a great time and that our holiday home was as expected. Please do let your friends know and we hope to see you back here again soon. Regards, Noel & Liz.

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Cork Airport
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
The Dock
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Ringaskiddy Cork
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Old Head and Kinsale
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Cork City
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Kinsale Road, Cork
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Kinsale
Nearest Ski
50 Metres
Water Ski, Kinsale
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Castlepark

Most Kinsale properties are in the center of the town with front doors opening onto the streets. Our house is positioned in the middle of Castlepark village a courtyard setting with private parking and green areas reserved for residents only. It is within a 60 seconds walk to the beach and the marina and about 40 seconds to the pub (A little longer on the way back depending on how many 'Pints' you had). A nice ground floor property comprising of a very large open plan Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, with 2 bedrooms and a main bathroom. Unique features include vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and plenty of natural light. Our house can accommodate up to 4 people plus a baby cot in the main bedroom. At Castlepark you have a choice of courtyard, lawn, beach, marina and pub all at your doorstep. Or try the many restaurants in Kinsale which is only a few minutes drive or a nice 20 minute walk away. Castlepark is uniquely positioned in Kinsale, the development itself has won many awards and was most recently referenced in Journal of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. A perfect base to also visit West Cork and Kerry. Charles Fort. Old Head. COBH. TITANIC. QUEENSTOWN

Other Activities: Watersports Adventure Centre. Great Fun for the kids while you take it easy or check out the many walks surrounding Kinsale.

Golf: If you are a keen golfer then a visit to the Old Head Kinsale is a must. Kinsale has two other courses and there are plenty to choose from all within a short drive away

FOTA Golf Resort. Another fantastic course.

The 100 anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Visit COBH (Queenstown) The last port of call for the TITANIC.

1912 - 2012.

Ski: None. Unless you are interested in water ski and some of our guests bring their boats for wake boarding.

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Rates & Availability

Kinsale Bungalow Rental Rates

Notes

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    Monthly and long term lettings are plus services.
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Amenities

Kinsale Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , wet room
  • Roomy bathroom with open shower area toilet and wash basin. Plenty of elbow room.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both bedrooms have wardrobes and lockers with side lamps. Room heaters are also fitted in each bedroom room. Baby cot available for main bedroom if required. High chair also available. A camper bed can be provided in the living room for a 5th person. Notice required for this.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Welcome pack on arrival. This is a lovely home by the sea, away from it all but yet close enough to many attractions. Let the kids play on the private green or the beach all day while you sit and watch, read or just relax. A great location for the golfer, walker or cyclist. If you are into boating then you can use the on site marina from where you can head off fishing, diving, wakeboarding or what ever takes your fancy. The owners can assist in almost anything you desire.

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