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Cottage & Studio - with Outdoor Pool & Sea Views, Sheep's Head Near Bantry - The Studio

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The Studio - with sea views, pool & patio

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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

LAHARANDOTA - The Artists' Cottage, an old stone farmhouse previously owned by American painter Frank Russell, now fully renovated to include slate floors, old beams and stone walls. Set in over an acre of land and surrounded by fields with extensive views over the sea and the Mizen Head. Ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday or weekend retreat, for walkers/cyclists or families, with its large garden, spring, pond and small outdoor pool (solar heated). Located 4 miles west of local village Kilcrohane, and a scenic half-hour drive from the busy market town of Bantry with its great restaurants and pubs. Stroll down the lane from the cottage directly on to The Sheep's Head Way, one of Ireland's 31 Waymarked Ways (marked trails). The peninsula's natural wild beauty makes its 55 mile trail stand out from others and offers an exciting challenge for all keen walkers. If, however, you're not a 'wild rover', there's always riding, sailing, kayaking, diving, golf...


NOW FEATURED IN ALASTAIR SAWDAY'S IRELAND GUIDE: Review: 'Now how many Irish cottages come with an outdoor pool? Next to the road but shielded by hedges, it even has sea views! You are at the tip of the strikingly beautiful Sheep’s Head peninsula, a paradise for walkers. Laharandota was the house of an artist for many years; it still shows. Everything inside is in the best possible taste and breathes a generous spirit: a wonderful kitchen with big Rayburn stove, art, objets and a fabulous hamper, a claw-foot bath, a glasswalled sun room, nooks, crannies and a rustic fireplace that roars in winter. Next-door’s studio, often rented to the same party, provides comforts on a reduced scale, but the light, the art, the sea views are the same. Hike a part of the Sheep’s Head Way: ‘the best walk in Ireland’ says Country Walking magazine. Head for the lighthouse, look out for choughs and peregrines. Shops and restaurants are a short drive away, lovely Bantry Town and sandy Barleycove beach are not much further. Inspirational'.

Guest Comments: 'It is a fabulous place to stay - we found ourselves spending lots of time just pottering around the cottage because it was so lovely. We will definitely come again and will recommend it to our friends.'
Gerry & Liz, Gloucestershire

'Thank you so much for the weekend. I must say your cottage is spectacular - you have a real eye for interiors and the quality of the renovation and furnishings is stunning. We had 3 days of great weather, the kids were even swimming in the sea. They didn't want to leave and now want to live there!'
Adam & Jane, Hertfordshire

'Thank you for a wonderful 3 days in your beautiful cottage. It was everything we had dreamed of and more. We absolutely fell in love with The Artists' Cottage and the surrounding area.'
Jayne & Gordon, Rockingham, Australia

'We had a fabulous time. The setting was wonderful and the cottage was just gorgeous. Daniel loved his cute little bedroom. He was even brave enough to swim in the pool!'
Pamela & Roger, Glasgow

'Thank you for providing such a welcoming, comfortable taste of rustic charm for we city-dwellers. We all loved everything about the cottage. Of course the swimming pool is the icing on the cake - luckily the weather was glorious so we chilled out and lazed by the pool or braved its invigorating freshness!'
John & Susan, Edinburgh

'Just a note to say how much we enjoyed the cottage. It is in a beautiful and unspoilt location and the views across the bay are something to remember. The quality of the finish and furnishing in The Artists' Cottage are incredible, really beautiful. We had some really lovely times there and we will remember it with great affection.'
Susan & Phil, Hampshire

The Studio: Bantry, County Cork Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 97480ha

We have recently renovated the old barn adjacent to the Cottage to form the Studio, additional self-contained accommodation for up to 4 extra guests. The Studio includes the following features: - Small, fully-equipped kitchen (open plan to living area) - Living area with vintage wood burning stove & sea view - Studio/sun room with windows on two sides and patio doors leading to pool area - Twin iron guest/daybed with en suite shower room (studio/sun room) - Double bedroom with king bed, sea views and en suite shower room (1st floor).

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Barn
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    with en suite shower room...moreless

  • Sun Room: 2 twin/ single

    with en suite shower room...moreless

  • The sun room has an iron day bed with trundle that opens out to form 2 single beds or a king-sized bed when pushed together....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • En suite 1 (First Floor): toilet, shower

    1st Floor...moreless

  • En suite 2 (Sun Room): toilet, shower

    Sun room...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Studio has electric storage heaters throughout, as well as a vintage stove with open fire facility in the lounge area. A washing machine, dryer and freezer are located in the garage, shared between cottage and studio guests. The outdoor pool is located in the garden area in front of the studio, which also includes a stream and pond to the side of the Sun Room. Access to the pool is open to both Cottage and Studio guests from April to October, with partial heating provided by solar panels (subject to sunny weather!)....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Open-plan to the kitchen....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer:

    Located in the garage and shared with the Cottage....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Located in the garage and shared with the Cottage....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Open-plan to the lounge....moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
AUTUMN (Studio only)
Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015
3 night min stay
£90
£545

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £78 Nightly

WINTER (Studio only)
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
£70
£410

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £59 Nightly

XMAS/NEW YEAR (Studio only)
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay
£150
£600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £86 Nightly

WINTER 2016 (Studio only)
Jan 2 - Mar 18, 2016
3 night min stay
£70
£410

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £59 Nightly

EASTER (Studio only)
Mar 19 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

£545

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £78 Nightly

SPRING (Studio only)
Apr 9 - May 20, 2016
3 night min stay
£90
£545

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £78 Nightly

SUMMER (Studio only)
May 21 - Jun 17, 2016
7 night min stay

£600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £86 Nightly

SUMMER (Studio only)
Jun 18 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

£815

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £116 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee £0
  • Refundable Damage Deposit £275
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are in Pound Sterling (GBP) and include Irish VAT, all bills, cleaning, bedding, towels and use of the following amenities: BBQ, 2 adult bikes, wireless Internet, travel cot with bedding, high chair, stair gate, as well as the solar-heated outdoor pool (shared between Cottage and Studio).

Weekly rates assumes a 7-night stay and weekends 3 nights, with additional nights charged as listed.

A 50% initial deposit is required to confirm a booking. The balance is due 6 weeks before arrival, together with the Security/Damage deposit payment. The Security/Damage deposit if £275 or 300 Euros. Payment can be made by Euro/Sterling bank transfer, Sterling cheque or PayPal (4% fee applies). Please ask for Euro rates as these are set according to our own UK bank's rate, which varies.


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Location

117 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Cork
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Kilcrohane
129 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Cork
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Bantry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Durrus
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Kilcrohane

Car: Necessary

Laharandota is located on the southern side of the Sheep’s Head Peninsula, about 4 miles south west of the village of Kilcrohane and 15 miles from the bustling market town of Bantry, West Cork. The propoerty is ideally located for touring the West Cork area, for walking, cycling or sailing with it's many walking routes, scenic drives, coves and bays. West Cork attractions include Garinish Island and Glengariff, the Sheep's Head and Mizen Head, as well as the town of Bantry, with its many shops, great restaurants, bars and cinema.

The area is also well known for its raw natural beauty, attracting walkers, artists and anyone with a love for the outdoors to the area. Within a short drive from the property is the village of Kilcrohane, with its quay and coves for bathing, two pubs, shop and local church as well as the Sheep's Head Lighthouse and Way, which passes directly behind and in front of the cottage's gardens.

Other Activities: Cookery classes at nearby restaurant, 'The Good Things Cafe'

Golf: Bantry Bay Golf Club's 18 Hole championship course is located a short drive from the town and is open all year.

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

 

Photos

  • The Studio - with sea views, pool & patio

    The Studio - with sea views, pool & patio

  • The Pool with sea views

    The Pool with sea views

  • The Cottage - viewed from the hillside garden

    The Cottage - viewed from the hillside garden

  • The Cottage - with original stone walls

    The Cottage - with original stone walls

  • The Cottage - Lounge with open fire

    The Cottage - Lounge with open fire

  • The Cottage - master bed with en suite & sea views

    The Cottage - master bed with en suite & sea views

  • The Cottage - Single Bedroom

    The Cottage - Single Bedroom

  • The Cottage - sun room with sea views

    The Cottage - sun room with sea views

  • Studio - Kitchen with Hob & Micowave

    Studio - Kitchen with Hob & Micowave

  • The Studio - with twin day bed & pool/sea views

    The Studio - with twin day bed & pool/sea views

  • The Sheep's Head Way

    The Sheep's Head Way

  • Cottage & Studio from the roadside, both with sea views

    Cottage & Studio from the roadside, both with sea views

  • The Cottage & Studio - from the pool area

    The Cottage & Studio - from the pool area

  • The Cottage - ktchen with Rayburn & Belfast sink

    The Cottage - ktchen with Rayburn & Belfast sink

  • The Cottage - Twin Bedroom

    The Cottage - Twin Bedroom

  • The Cottage - Family Bathroom

    The Cottage - Family Bathroom

  • The Studio - lounge with woodburner & kitchen area

    The Studio - lounge with woodburner & kitchen area

  • The Studio - master bed with en suite & sea views

    The Studio - master bed with en suite & sea views

  • The Garden - with pond & stream

    The Garden - with pond & stream

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 08/20/2015
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