Wonderful town house in Town Centre with one double and one twin room. Set in one of the oldest areas of Kinsale, overlooking the town towards the harbour this house has been renovated to the highest standard. Both bedrooms and the Travertine tiled shower/wet room are on the ground floor. Above is the living area and kitchen making the most of the spectacular Kinsale town and harbour views. The decor has a New England feel throughout. Just 2 minutes from the epicentre of town it is an extremely convenient though quiet location. The area is steeped in history. The back has a very private balcony which get the sun during the day. The house is light and airy and has a very relaxing and calm feel. The interior includes underfloor heating in bathroom, Egyptian cotton sheets and towels. The living room has a solid fuel pot belly stove, Flat screen TV with SKY and all modern day appliances in the kitchen.
Kinsale: Winner of European prize for Tourism and the Environment, Entente Florale, National Tidy Town, Gourmet Capital - one of Ireland's oldest towns, with narrow streets and many historic buildings to explore; all sheltered by a beautiful harbour.
You cannot stroll very far before coming across Kinsales fab restaurants from the internationally known Fishy Fishy, to Max's Wine Bar, Toddie's, The Blue Haven, The Bistro with Jean-Marc's great Franco Chinese food, you will never be hungry.
Getting here: Getting here is easy with direct flights to Cork from most UK and many European airports. Coming from America? Cork is only a 40 minute flight from Dublin International airport, and about 2 hours car journey to Shannon Airport. If you're arriving by car Cork Ferryport, serving Swansea in Wales and Roscoff in France, is only 14 miles away
Kinsale calendar of events 2006: March Kinsale Festival of Fine Food in Newport, Rhode Island - Hal McElroy 477 2301; 20 Mar St Patrick's Day Parade Ted McNamara - 087 201 0825; 26 - 27 Mar Munster 420 Championships Ann Kelly - 477 3433; April Newport Festival of Fine Food in Kinsale Denis Kieran - 477 2382; 29 Apr- 2 May Heineken Kinsale Rugby 'Sevens by the Sea' Philip Stokes - 450 9125; 6-9 May Kinsale Vintage Car Club Rally Mary Browne - 087 996 7477; 4-6 Jun Spring Bank Holiday; 5-6 Jun South Union Hunt Point to Point Larry Egan - 477 2964; June Sea Sunday Mission to Seafarers Canon David Williams - 477 2220; 22-25 June Sovereign's Cup Ann Kelly KYC - 477 3433; 30 Jun -3 Jul National Dragon Championships Ann Kelly KYC - 477 3433; 29 Jul - 4 Aug Bank Holiday and Kinsale Regatta Dermot Ryan - 477 2729; 6-8 Oct Kinsale Food Festival 2006 Jack Walsh - 477 9900; 28-31 Oct Kinsale Fringe Jazz Festival.
The house has its living area on the first floor to avail of the stunning harbour views of Kinsale. You can see the Old St. Multose church, Charles Fort, James Fort and the inner and outer harbour from the living room and dining room.
The area is minutes from the centre yet is private and secluded.
Directions please print
On entering Kinsale town you will see the water on your left then a car park and opposite is the Supermarket Supervalue on the right go straight through pedestrian crossing ahead, post office on your right.
Go to end of road at junction turn left at Swell Pub next to White House Bar.
Continue on same main rd towards right.
Pass green area on left
Main road winds towards left (Old Terrace Council Cottages on left)
Just behind these cottages on left is little road called Abbey Lane
The house is the 5th one in on right hand side with blue door and slatted front.
Please call me at least half hr. before arrival or once you pass the airport in Cork
Golf: Golf Information There are dozens of championship Golf Courses in South West Ireland. Within a few minutes there is Kinsale Golf Club as well as the world renowned Old Head of Kinsale Golf Club.