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  • Ein echtes "Heim in der Ferne"

    "Dieses Ferienhaus können wir wärmstens weiterempfehlen. Wir haben alles genau so vorgefunden wie auf den Fotos zu sehen ist (bis auf das Pferd;) ), und noch mehr. Die Zimmer sind sehr geräumig. Es gibt noch einen Garten drum herum, eine schöne große Terasse mit Grill, und von den oberen Fenstern sieht man aufs Meer. Die Lage ist auf der Karte genau angegeben, das Haus liegt gleich neben dem Pfeil. Bis zum Strand können es höchstens 500m sein. Es ist sehr ruhig, da ziemlich abgelegen (Navi empfohlen). Im Haus wartet eine ganze Kiste mit Ausflugstipps und Tourvorschlägen, besser als der mitgebrachte Reiseführer. Man merkt, dass dieses kein reines Vermiet-Objekt ist. Es wird hauptsächlich von der Familie genutzt, deshalb ist wirklich alles vorhanden, was man braucht. Es ist nicht nur sauber und gepflegt, sondern auch sehr gemütlich. Man fühlt sich sofort zu Hause. Das liegt natürlich auch an den sehr herzlichen Gastgebern, danke Eithne! Hierher kommt man nicht als Kunde, sondern als Freunde..."
    Guest: Regina M. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Five Stars Are Not Enough for this Spectacular House in this Spectacular Location!

    "The Bridge House is warm, welcoming, comfortable and fully equiped. There are great views from every room. The bed rooms are all good size and the bathrooms are nicely appointed. Five of us were here for a week (sadly only a week, but we plan on returning). After a day out exploring our group could prepare dinner and sit around the kitchen table talking, eating and enjoying the views. We then retired to the living room, a warm fire, share photos and enjoy the music provided and plan our next day. Ana, the house caretaker, was kind and very helpful with all of our questions. The house is in a good location for exploring (or to just stay put and relax...think about curling up with a good book, a cup of tea and a fire). The local pub, O'Donohues, is a quick walk away. They have the best Guiness pour, fish and chips and staff (yes, we did a comparison of several other acclaimed pubs in the area). Doolin, the Cliffs of Moher and the fairy boats to the Aran Islands are about 1/2 hour drive. Galway is about 1-1/2 hour away. The Burren Perfumery on the way to Galway was a pleasent stop. Walkers, hikers and rock climbers will love the Burren. A good read on the area is Tony Kirby's "The Burren and Aran Islands, A Walking Guide". He also gives walking tours of the Burren. We booked a private tour with him and consider it one of the best things we did on our trip. GPS will be somewhat helpfull getting from Shannon Airport to Fanore and will help navigate the "round abouts" which can be confusing. GPS has its limitations, don't count on it exclusively. If you do get lost, the people are great, friendly and helpful."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 2014
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  • great place in the country

    "From the moment I inquired about the house, Alison could have not been more accommodating. Not only did she give me great ideas on places to see in the area, she also gave me ideas as we traveled to her house. Loved the parade of cows every morning and evening. Very remote and quiet. After a day of sightseeing, it was great to get back to the country!"
    Guest: donna t. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 9, 2014
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  • Wonderful Stay

    "Lovely, comfortable home in an excellent location. Everything is provided, plenty of clean towels, linens and kitchen equipment. Spacious house so even with a large group there is still plenty of room. Very prompt and helpful responses from owners and property managers to any questions. Would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Olivia Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 14, 2015
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County Cork Travel Tips

Visit Cork County Vacation Rentals on the Emerald Isle

Cork County, in the southwest of the Emerald Isle of Ireland is an area of rich green countryside, scattered with farms, rivers and windswept sandstone hills. To arrive at your Cork accommodation, fly to Ireland’s capital city of Dublin and either choose a hire car or internal flight to Cork airport. It’s rich green lands and stunning wild coastline with bays, hidden coves and rocky headlands make this area a wonderful land to explore. The weather is mild and changeable and it is best to be prepared for rain. Cork’s nickname, "the Rebel County," refers to its history as being the seat of many rebellions, dating back to 1491.

An Ancient City With a Vibrant Modern Culture

The main city here is the ancient city of Cork which traces its history back to a monastic settlement founded in the 6th century. The remnants of the old city wall and some of the original gates still remain. It is the third largest city in Ireland, after Belfast and Dublin. The River Lee runs through the city via two channels so there are many bridges to cross while exploring. While wandering this beautiful old hilly city, it is worth noting the high gateways from the street level. This is from the days when the houses were once boathouses where the merchants would bring goods by river. It is a small, compact city, ideal for walking or seeing by bike. Many companies offer rental bikes. There is also an excellent golf course just three miles from the city center. For families with children, visit Chuckies Playzone or the fascinating Cork City Goal, where the preserved prison is filled with full-sized wax figures featuring famous "rogues" from Ireland’s history. It was here that many thousands of the country's "undesirables" were held before being transported to America and Australia. Children will also enjoy a visit to Foto Wildlife Park to see the many animals such as cheetahs, penguins and wallabies.

Kiss the Blarney Stone at the Famous Castle

This is a county to explore and getting out and about from Cork vacation rentals will be a new adventure each day. Along the coast, there are charming typically Irish villages, with wonderful pubs and fabulous coast paths to explore and enjoy. The quaint village of Baltimore, on the southwest coast, is famous for its stunning scenery. The village features the remains of a 17th-century castle. At Desmond Castle, visitors will enjoy the unique International Museum of Wine. Head to Clonakilty to discover a lively musical and arts community and enjoy the model railway village, depicting the area's many attractions as scale models. Take a cable car over to Dursey Island as this is the only method on and off this uninhabited island.

The most internationally renowned place in Cork is Blarney, with its famous Castle. The tradition for visitors here is to kiss the Blarney Stone. The Castle dates from 1446 and is one of Ireland’s most important historical sites. To kiss the stone, visitors must first climb 110 steps to the spiral staircase at the top of the castle, and then hang backwards over the battlements to reach the stone! It is a challenge, "to be sure" as they say in Ireland, but well worth the effort.

200-Year-Old Cork Cottages, Private Beaches, Pools, and Much More

Cork cottages come in a wide variety of sizes yet all have one thing in common. That is the excellent standard of care taken by owners to ensure that their homes are perfect for visitors. Visitors may choose a coastal location, overlooking their own private beach, or a home with a pool, Jacuzzi, BBQ, and a host of other features. Whether you are looking for a 200-year-old cottage or a large family home, you will find the perfect property here.

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