Beautiful Traditional Irish Cottage

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Cottage at Three Castle Head has to be one of the best-located holiday homes in the whole of West Cork. It is set on the land of the beautiful Three Castle Head peninsula where you have full and exclusive access to the 12th Century Castles and lake. There are breathtaking coastal views of Dunlough Bay and the Mizen Head from the house. The house is also just a 5-minute drive to Barley Cove beach, which is considered to be one of Irelands best beaches.

The house is set on the land of a large organic sheep farm. It is very popular with Bird Watchers, Whale Watchers, Photographers and Hikers or those who just want a scenic getaway in one of Irelands most beautiful areas. It is also just a 5-minute drive to the picturesque seaside village of Crookhaven.

The cottage, which was completely renovated in 2011 offers a romantic, rustic and cozy atmosphere with an open fire and traditional Irish cottage style furnishings. Private and tranquil, it is an ideal getaway for couples and family's. The house is surrounded by its own lawns, and garden. Upstairs there is a large bedroom, which can sleep up to 3 people. Downstairs there is a large bedroom with a double bed. There is also a large bathroom on the ground floor, which has a bathtub and shower etc. The kitchen and living room are also both situated downstairs.

Nature Lovers: Three Castle Head is very popular with Bird Watchers - many first sightings of new species to Ireland have taken place here. It is also a very good spot for Whale Watching. Some of the Wildlife here includes Birds, Foxes, Wild Sheep, Rabbits, Seals, Sharks Whales and much more.
Three Castle Head is also very popular with people that like hiking, hill walking and photography - as there are an abundance of spectacular mountain and coastal views here.

Activities: There are a lot of things to do in the area including - Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Surfing, Canoeing, Hill Walking or just lazing on the beach.
There are some great Traditional Irish bars in the area., particularly Billie’s in Crockhaven, there are also some very good restaurants in the area - Herons Cove in Goleen, Blair’s Cove and the Good Things Cafe in Durras.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • The upstairs bedroom can sleep up to 3 people with - 1 double bed and 1 single bed or you can have 3 single beds upstairs. The downstairs bedroom has 1 double bed and sleeps 2. The cottage can Sleep 4-5 people....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • There is a laundry service on the property if requested.


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 5
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2015
7 night min stay

Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay

Summer Low Season
May 1 - Jun 30, 2016
7 night min stay

Summer High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
7 night min stay

Early Autumn
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

Oct 1 - Feb 28, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit €300
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


In order to secure a reservation we require a non refundable deposit of half the rental at the time of booking. The remainder is due six weeks prior to arrival. This can be done by bank transfer.


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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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130 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Cork Airport
3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Barley Cove Beach Hotel
135 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Cork Ferry Port
24 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Schull Golf Course
125 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Kent Station Cork
60 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Herons Cove Goleen
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
The Beautiful Barley Cove Beach

Car: Necessary

Golf: There are many great Golf Courses in West Cork including the Old Head of Kinsale which is one of the Best Links Courses in the Country. There are other nearby links courses in Bantry and Glengarriff. The nearest golf course is in Schull which is a 25 minute drive from the house.


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Speaks: english, french, german



  • The Castles

    The Castles

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • The castles and lake

    The castles and lake

  • One of the many views from Three Castle Head

    One of the many views from Three Castle Head

  • Wild Sheep on the cliffs at Three Castle Head

    Wild Sheep on the cliffs at Three Castle Head

  • Barley Cove Beach

    Barley Cove Beach

  • Back of the house

    Back of the house

  • Bathroom


  • View of Mizen Head from Three Castle Head

    View of Mizen Head from Three Castle Head

  • One of the many sheep at Three Castle Head

    One of the many sheep at Three Castle Head

  • Wild Fox at Three Castle Head

    Wild Fox at Three Castle Head

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