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Luxury House on Seafront, with Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Woodlands

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3.5 Acre Woodland - 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Office - 3.5+ Baths - (Sleeps 8)

Seal Cottage is located in a most exclusive part of the Beara peninsula, Waterfall, Castletownbere, West Cork which has a long history. It overlooks a private beach and has spectacular sea views.

On the eastern side of Seal Cottage lies Waterfall House. It was the official residence of the Royal Naval commodore of the Western Approaches squadron, anchored in Berehaven. It was purchased a number of years back by the film director Neil Jordan who spends much of his free time there.

Beside Seal Cottage lies the Hermitage, built just after the Second World War. It was built on the site of a farmstead - Curryglass House, dating back to about 1800. Erskine Hamilton Childers, President of the Irish Republic and son of the IRA man Robert Erskine Childers, stayed in the house periodically with the owners his friends.

Seal Cottage accommodation comprises approx 3,500 sq.ft. briefly:

- entrance hallway

- large utility room with Miele washing machine, dryer, large freezer and storage for household goods. There is an entrance to garage off the utility room.

- Large double bedroom downstairs with walk-in wardrobe and large en-suite with shower, toilet, wash basin and Jacuzzi bath overlooking the lawn and sea. There are also patio doors opening on to a private patio area from the bedroom.

- luxury living room

- fully equipped kitchen

- dining area overlooking the sea and Bere Island

- large conservatory with a range of tropical trees such as banana trees etc.

- upstairs there are two double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms

- there is also a very large 'spare' room upstairs which can be used as a visitor room, office, study etc

- there is zoned electric under floor heating in all downstairs areas.

There is a Bose surround sound system which also has the option of being switched on in the conservatory area.

- There is a solar heated swimming pool in the garden which is available for use from 01-Apr to end-Sep depending on weather and a traditional Scandinavian sauna in the woods.

- There is private access to the beach down steps at the eastern side of the site.

- There is a private mooring for a boat.

- the entire site is wooded with a natural walkway through it.

- There is also a stream flowing through part of the woodland which had been used to create a miniature lake.

More Details

Owner
John
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

Amenities

County Cork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 2 double
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Cork or Shannon
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
McCarthy's Bar, Castletownbere
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Bere Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Berehaven Golf Links
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Killarney
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Castletownbere

Photos

Rates & Availability

County Cork House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Peak1
Apr 1 - Jun 30
7 night minimum stay
$1,632
 
 
Peak
Jul 1 - Aug 31
7 night minimum stay
$2,181
 
 
Off Peak2
Sep 1 - Oct 30
7 night minimum stay
$1,632
 
 
Off Peak3
Feb 1 - Mar 31
7 night minimum stay
$1,312
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,181
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $326.84

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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