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Carrigacat, Renovated Farmhouse and a Games Barn, Ideal for Friends or Family.

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Carrigacat Farmhouse with cottage and barn


Last updated: 06/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Caher farmhouse description

Carrigacat is a welcoming, comfortable, warm 3 bedroom renovated farmhouse & a games room in the barn. Ideal for a holiday with friends or family. Children welcome and suitable for seniors. It looks out towards Barleycove, a fabulous sandy beach & the Atlantic Ocean, which surrounds us on three sides.Mizen Head, Ireland’s most south westerly point, has a beautiful rugged landscape of accessible mountains, cliffs, sandy beaches, small rocky fields & friendly villages. The house is surrounded by rocky fields with abundant wild flowers and almost an acre of lawn edged with escallonia and fuchsia giving plenty of space for children to play. Although it is only 4 km from Goleen village, it seems to be in a world of its own. Carrigacat is a traditional West Cork farmhouse with 2’ stone walls; restored, retaining much of its original character; it is simply furnished with all mod cons, a fitted kitchen in house. 1 bathroom with shower and extra WC downstairs in house, 1 shower and WC in adjacent cottage, 1 WC in barn, orthopaedic beds, dining room, spacious lounge with open fire, Freeview TV. FreeWifi available in Goleen at The Heron's Cove.
Carricagat is ideal for families, extended families and groups of friends. There is a great feeling of space - very different from houses and apartments in the city. You can be yourself and not have to care what the neighbours think! Any amount of partying or children's play will be absorbed by the countryside. In the summer the terrace is ideal for barbeques or a party while the garden is a large expanse of mown grass edged by fuchsia, escallonia, brambles, heather and furze ideal for games and hide and seek. Although Carrigacat seems in a world of its own a five minute trip in the car takes you down to the stunning Barleycove Beach, Stony Beach, Cockle Strand and Chimney Strand. Another 5 minutes takes you to the cosmopolitan village, Crookhaven or the village caught in time, Goleen. The Mizen peninsula has world class scenery with cliffs, sandy beaches and small villages. None more spectacular than Mizen Head with the outstanding visitor attraction, Mizen Head Signal Station.

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 2 child bed


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          • Bedroom 1 - 1 double 5’ bed (orthopaedic mattress) with views over Barleycove to the ocean. Bedroom 2 - children’s room 1 set bunks, 1 single bed. Bedroom 3 - 1 double 5’ bed (orthopaedic mattress) Beds have lockers and bedside lights. Bedrooms have hanging and drawer storage. Bed linen and towels provided. Beds made up for your arrival....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 3: toilet


          • Bathroom 4: toilet


          • 1 bathroom (main house) downstairs – full size bath, separate shower, toilet, basin, immersion heater. 1 cloakroom (main house) - toilet & basin. 1 shower room (adjacent cottage) – 1 electric shower, toilet and basin. 1 toilet & basin (games barn)....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Carrigacat is perfect for a holiday away from it all. Everything that you want for a comfortable, relaxing, satisfying vacation is here. If you need to keep in touch with the world you can with TV with free to air satellite. WiFi is available at The Heron's Cove in Goleen. You will have great fun in the games room, even if it is raining. If you want to travel out, there is plenty to do. The complete property has been recently refurbished to a high standard of comfort. Smoking allowed outside. Facilities locally: ATM/bank in Schull, Hospital in Bantry, Doctor’s surgery locally. Shopping Goleen, Crookhaven, Schull, Ballydehob, Bantry House, Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Mizen Head Signal Station, The Heron’s Cove Restaurant on Goleen Harbour; Glengarriff Golf Club, Bantry Golf Club, Skibbereen Golf Club; Whalewatch; Schull Equestrian Centre. View location: Google Earth 51deg 29'38.78'N 9deg 45' 52.87'W...moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Freeview television ...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 7 people


              • Activities Guide
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Lounge with TV...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Safe
              • Sofa Bed
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker:


              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plenty of ware and utensils ....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer:

                Freezer section on refrigerator...moreless

              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Full kitchen with breakfast table seating 4; porch next to kitchen with table seating 2. ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                Refrigerator with freezer section...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Barbecue
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Screen Porch / Veranda
              • Terrace

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Sep 27 - May 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €150
                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included


                      Electricity and telephone metered and paid for at end of stay. €150 deposit on booking. Balance paid 2 weeks before stay. €200 damage deposit paid with balance.

                      The damage deposit will be reimbursed after your stay less the electricity charges.

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                      120 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      120 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      46 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      120 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      120 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      2 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Necessary

                      Carrigacat, Goleen, is located in the countryside near the end of Ireland’s most south westerly peninsula, Mizen Head, in beautiful West Cork. Local facilities include Goleen 4 km with The Heron’s Cove B&B & Restaurant, PO, 4 pubs, butcher, a mini market with daily papers, greengrocer, post office, business centre. Crookhaven 4km with 3 pubs, 2 restaurants & shops, Mizen Head Signal Station 4 km with a cafe & gift shop. OSKA Outlet Store. Schull 20 min (restaurants, shops), Ballydehob, Bantry (40 min Golf & Bantry House) & Skibbereen (35 min. Golf and Heritage Centre) are our local towns, but Sheep’s Head, Beara, Glengarriff, Kenmare (1.25 h), Killarney (1.75 h) and the Ring of Kerry are all within easy touring distance. Activities include rook pooling, crab fishing, surfing, body boarding, fishing from piers & beach, hill walks, water sports, mussel & cockle picking, touring, cycling, horse riding, whale watching, relaxing with a pint. Or you can enjoy a glass of wine on the patio and the peace & quiet of home! Great house for a party!

                      Golf: Golf Glengarriff Golf Club 027 -63150 Bantry Golf Club 027-50579 Skibbereen Golf Club 028-21227


                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1969

                      About: Welcome to Carrigacat (It is pronounced Carrigahat from Carraig na Ghat 'the rock of the cat', probably a polecat in olden times.) We hope you enjoy your stay. If you need assistance, I am in The Heron’s Cove B&B and Restaurant in the harbour in Goleen. We have free wifi there for you.

                      Why Caher:
                      This property is a traditional West Cork farmhouse and outhouses. It has been renovated by local tradesmen several times over the last 44 years, but it retains many of the old features. We have had so many happy times in Carrigacat. It is ideal for a family holiday. My own family love to bring their friends and their children there for an annual get together. What a party!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                      Wonderful clear views of the night sky, without any light pollution. The garden/field is ideal for football and games that need plenty of space. The barn with its table tennis table makes rainy days fun. You can make much noise as you like - there's no one close enough to mind. A south facing house it is rarely necessary to close the front door in any weather. It's an ideal house for a party.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Carrigacat Farmhouse with cottage and barn

                        Carrigacat Farmhouse with cottage and barn

                      • Carrigacat lounge with open fire

                        Carrigacat lounge with open fire

                      • Carrigacat bedroom 3 main house

                        Carrigacat bedroom 3 main house

                      • Carrigacat bedroom 1 view overlooking Barleycove

                        Carrigacat bedroom 1 view overlooking Barleycove

                      • Carrigacat kitchen main house

                        Carrigacat kitchen main house

                      • Carrigacat Cottage

                        Carrigacat Cottage

                      • Carrigacat front door main house

                        Carrigacat front door main house

                      • Carrigacat spacious lounge with TV

                        Carrigacat spacious lounge with TV

                      • Carrigacat bedroom 1 main house

                        Carrigacat bedroom 1 main house

                      • Carrigacat bedroom 2

                        Carrigacat bedroom 2

                      • Carrigacat bath/shower room main house

                        Carrigacat bath/shower room main house

                      • Carrigacat dining room main house

                        Carrigacat dining room main house

                      • Carrigacat


                      €500 per week (EUR)

                      5 Bedroom / 2.5+ Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 06/23/2014
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