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Beautifull stone cottage on Mizen Head overlooking sea and beaches

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights


County Cork Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, separate WC, sleeps 4

Originally an 18th.century farm house built from local stone, overlooking Barleycove beach, Crookhaven harbour and the Islands beyond. Restored by the local architect it offers every modern facility whilst retaining the charm of its origins. The wooden floor and open beamed ceiling on the ground floor accommodate the large open plan living room, dining area and kitchen. The cottage is a cosy and romantic getaway where you can walk for miles through an unspoiled landscape, or visit the neighbouring villages, take a boat to the Islands or just relax, de-stress and listen to the birdsong and the tranquil sound of the sea.

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ina Manahan
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Beautifull stone cottage on Mizen Head overlooking sea and beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely stone cottage with clean, well-organised interior and big french window. Ina and Peter were wonderful and thoughtful hosts. We recommend Corran Beg highly. Thank you for a lovely visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed our lovely cottage.
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed for one week in this beautiful cottage. A perfect location to totally unwind from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our expectations were exceeded when we arrived. The cottage, gardens buzzing with honeybees gathering pollen from the wild fuscias and butterflies fluttering on the wild flora were wonderful to see. The stunning views of the Atlantic and cliffs are breathtaking, Barley Cove Beach, blue flag, is just a mile away and an easy walk. There are numerous walks from The Cottage for the more adventurous, or you could spend the day in total relaxation taking in the views. Ina & Peter are always on hand if you need them and are the most wonderful hosts.

Crookhaven is just a 10 minute drive away and also stunning with a few good places to eat. We recommend The Crookhaven Inn. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality Ina & Peter it was very much appreciated. We will definitely be returning to this awesome place. We would definitely recommend this Cottage, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. It is always good to have confirmed the beauty of our place here on Mizen Head. Holidays are so important.
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Friendly welcome and stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We came for a weeks' holiday with our two year old daughter. The bedrooms have blackout blinds so ideal for keeping little ones asleep for longer! Ina and Peter gave us a very warm welcome and lots of good suggestions for what to do locally. As ever, West Cork was stunningly beautiful, both in sunshine and rain. The winds can be chilly so pack your woollies, but the private garden is wonderfully sheltered.

Barleycove beach is ideal for toddlers, they can play safely in the estuary without having to brave the waves on the main beach. Crookhaven has some great places to eat which are child friendly. One thing to bear in mind is the cast iron spiral staircase, maybe not suitable for younger or less confident children, but our daughter managed it fine. There are also a few steps and levels in the garden.

The cottage was very clean and has been really nicely finished and everything you need is either there or available to borrow from Peter and Ina. A great beach holiday location if you get the weather, but it would also be a very romantic retreat for a couple who like the great outdoors, good food and a cosy fire to return to in the evenings.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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West Sussex - England

Relaxation heaven

  • 5 of 5

We have just got back from the cottage and wanted to say thank you for letting us stay.

We had a lovely time completely relaxing and taking in the amazing views from the patio.

The cottage is very cosy and has everything you would need for a romantic week away.

We would love to return one day!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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California, USA

The most beautiful spot on earth

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage April 2007. Unbelievable views!! The cottage is cozy, clean, super-comfortable...absolutely perfect. My husband proposed to me there. What can I say...I will neve forget it.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Erholung pur / pure relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Zwei Wochen mit Traumwetter liegen hinter uns. Das Haus ist in einem Top-Zustand, alle Beschreibungen und Bilder entsprechen der Realität. Idealerweise sollte das Haus mit 2 Personen genutzt werden. Ausflusgziele sind Schull, Mizen Head, der Ring of Beara, Bantry, Glengariff und natürlich der Barleycove Beach. Aber den Großteil der Zeit haben wir auf der Terrasse verbracht, gelesen und die Aussicht genossen. Ina und Peter sind sehr gute Gastgeber, die die Privatsphäre respektieren, aber im Falle von Fragen immer ansprechbar waren.

We just spent two weeks with fanstastic weather. The cottage is in perfect condition, all explanations and pictures comply with reality. The cottage is ideal for 2 people (our feeling). You can visit Schull, Mizen Head, the Ring of Beara, Bantry, Glengariff and of course Barleycove Beach. But most of the time we just sat on the patio, reading and enjoying the wonderful view. Ina and Peter are great hosts, respecting your privacy but always available for questions and help.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always we are delighted that our guests enjoy the peace and tranquility that we share.
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Barley Cove Hotel
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Nearest Train
80 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Barley Cove Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Barley Cove,blue flag beach
Car: necessary

Located on the Mizen peninsular, the most South Westerly part of Europe, jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean it is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes on the coast of Ireland. It is situated on The Wild Atlantic Way, 12 miles from Schull and 30 miles from Bantry where you can have a round of golf, visit the local markets or take a boat to the Islands and go whale watching.The unspoilt rugged scenery has a profusion of fuscia and woodbine and an abundance of wild flowers. Here you can explore the nearby castles, stone circles and ancient burial tombs or just stroll down to one of the nearby blue flag beaches.

Other Activities: Just relax with your book in front of the wood burning stove.


Rates & Availability

County Cork Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The only additional charge will be for electricity used during your stay, this is charged according to the meter reading.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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County Cork Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The bathroom facility is separated into 3 parts. The main room having a shower and handbasin. A separate WC , and a separate cloakroom. The shower room has an electric heated towel rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • An old spiral stairs leads to the first floor bedrooms, where under the timber roof you will find double and twin bedded rooms, giving fantastic views over the fields down to the sea.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The tranquility of the setting is enhanced by your own private Zen garden

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