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Tranquil Waterfront Home in Spectacular Setting with Stunning South Facing Views

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Last updated: 12/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Bay House, Durrus, Bantry, is located at the very head of Dunmanus Bay, with stunning and uninterrupted south facing views.

Durrus village sits at the head of the Mizen and Sheep's Heads peninsula - a great base for exploring West Cork & Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.

It has five beautifully appointed bedrooms, consisting of three double bedrooms rooms looking out over the bay (each with a king-size bed), one has an en-suite bathroom with bath, power shower and WC. There are two twin bedrooms located at the rear of the house with two further bathrooms, each with a separate bath, a power shower and WC.

All bed linen is pure cotton. We also have a travel cot and a high chair.

The living area consists of a generous open plan living/dining/kitchen area with American style fridge/freezer, blu ray 5.1 surround sound, 46' LED flat screen TV, iPOD dock, leather sofas, dining table to seat 10 and log burner.

Wifi is free of charge and covers all areas of the house. Separate utility room with washing machine/tumble dryer and dishwasher. Sun porch (also doubles as children's playroom). All of the living and sleeping accommodation is on one level.

There is a large table with benches on the outside terrace. The house is spacious and very well equipped. .

In front of the house is almost an acre of lawn with direct access to a shingle/slate beach and sea waterfront - buckets and spades are provided for crab catching! .

Whether you are enjoying a break with family & friends in West Cork, a golfing trip (Bantry Bay Championship Golf Course is only 20 mins away), your cookery course at The Good Things Cafe, Durrus or a painting holiday with some of the most spectacular scenery on our doorstep, Bay House is the perfect place for you!

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • All bathrooms have a bath, a shower, sink/sinks and a W.C.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • 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

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Children's plastic cups and plates are supplied. Other baby equipment available, please ask....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linen, towels and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    A complimentary basket of fuel will be provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Golf lessons with Steve Cameron, can be arranged at one of the local golf courses....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season (incl. halloween)
Aug 27 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$311
$1,258
mid season - christmas
Dec 17 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,639
low season 2017
Jan 7 - Apr 7, 2017
3 night min stay
$311
$1,258
mid season - easter 2017
Apr 8 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,639
mid season 2017
Apr 22 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$413
$1,639
high season 2017
Jul 1 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,021
low season (incl.halloween)
Aug 26 - Dec 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$311
$1,258
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$311
$1,258

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $190.63
  • No additional mandatory fees

Notes:

We ask for a deposit of 50% (non-refundable) to secure the reservation.

The balance of 50% (non-refundable) of the total rental amount, plus the security deposit of £150 is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Wifi is free of charge.

Electricity and heating oil are not included and will be charged for at unit cost at the end of your stay - usually this can be deducted from the security deposit.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

85 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Cork
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Durrus
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Bantry Bay Golf Course (special tuition rates!)
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Blairs Cove
13 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Slate beach at the end of our lawn or sandy beach

Car: Not Necessary

Bay House is a superb waterfront property, in a truly spectacular and private setting. We consider our location and stunning views to be some of the finest in West Cork. Set in 1.7 Acres and approached by a half-mile quiet country lane, Bay House and gardens overlook Dunmanus Bay. The views reach for over twenty miles, out into the Atlantic, over the Sheeps Head and Mizen peninsula and with a backdrop of the Beara peninsula. Stone steps from the garden sea wall lead straight onto a slate/shingle beach. Many claim to be waterfront but we really are the real deal!

We are open all year round and offer 3-day breaks at off peak times.

The Mizen peninsula's sandy beaches, including Barley Cove’s beautiful Blue Flag beach, are just a short drive away and the Sheep's Head peninsula with the Goats Path is famous for having many miles of scenic and rugged walks.

The friendly and lively village of Durrus is only 1.5 km away (within walking distance), where there is a grocery shop, pubs, lovely restaurants and a Café. There is also a post office and a general hardware store that also sells fishing equipment. The historic waterside and market town of Bantry is approximately 8 kilometres away. Here you will find many more bars, restaurants and a larger supermarket, also offers online delivery (supervalu.ie).

The Mizen peninsula's sandy beaches, including Barley Cove’s beautiful Blue Flag beach, are just a short drive away and the Sheep's Head peninsula with the Goats Path is famous for having many miles of scenic and rugged walks.

Within easy reach are: Bantry House, Mizen Head Lighthouse, Glengariff Bamboo Park, Schull Planetarium, Ewe Sculpture Garden, Waterfall Alpaca Farm in Drimoleague, Cape Clear Island, Fastnet Rock & Garnish Island.

Other activities in the area include: fishing, boat trips, kayaking, horse riding, scuba diving, cinema, whale watching, swimming & Spa, walking/hill walking, beaches, golf, Bantry Bay Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course with some stunning scenery overlooking Bantry Bay. The local golf professional, Steve Cameron, has provided discounted rates on tuition, either at Bantry Bay Golf Course or Glengariff Golf Course, when staying at Bay House!

 

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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

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Photos

  • Dining on the terrace

    Dining on the terrace

  • Easter egg hunt

    Easter egg hunt

  • Bay House from the water

    Bay House from the water

  • Sitting/dining/kitchen area

    Sitting/dining/kitchen area

  • Sitting room

    Sitting room

  • Patio door to garden

    Patio door to garden

  • Double bedroom 2 with enauite bathroom

    Double bedroom 2 with enauite bathroom

  • Double bedroom 3

    Double bedroom 3

  • Double bedroom 1

    Double bedroom 1

  • Twin bedroom 4

    Twin bedroom 4

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Dolphins in Dunmanus Bay

    Dolphins in Dunmanus Bay

  • Christmas 2010

    Christmas 2010

  • Fishing in Dunmanus Bay

    Fishing in Dunmanus Bay

  • Barley Cove beach

    Barley Cove beach

  • Sitting room view

    Sitting room view

  • Sitting room with log burner

    Sitting room with log burner

  • Free of charge wifi

    Free of charge wifi

  • Double bedroom 2 (ensuite) with patio door eading onto terrace

    Double bedroom 2 (ensuite) with patio door eading onto terrace

  • Double bedroom 3

    Double bedroom 3

  • Double bedroom 1

    Double bedroom 1

  • Twin bedroom 5

    Twin bedroom 5

  • Main family bathroom

    Main family bathroom

  • Sunset pic taken from the terrace

    Sunset pic taken from the terrace

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