Cottage & Studio - with Outdoor Pool & Sea Views, Sheep's Head Near Bantry - The CottageMultiple rentals available (11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
The Cottage: County Cork, County Cork Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 97480ha
This beautiful detached cottage is nestled on the hillside, surrounded by a large, private garden with wonderful sea views. The garden features a stream, pond and small outdoor pool (solar heated), stone corral with barbeque and patio area equipped with garden furniture. Inside there are three bedrooms (a double, twin and a single), downstairs loo, family bathroom, en suite shower room, open-plan kitchen/ living room, study with sofa bed and sun room.
Laharandota has been thoughtfully restored from an existing farm complex, comprising a detached cottage, stone outbuilding with utilities, an old stone loft/ barn (The Studio) and a green house, all enjoying spectacular views over Dunmanus Bay and the West Cork countryside.
** NOW FEATURED IN ALASTAIR SAWDAY'S IRELAND GUIDE 2011 **
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... inspirational.'
About the Property
Renovated stone cottage & barn with large garden, pond & pool.
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
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- 2 story
- 170 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- The Cottage has oil-fired central heating throughout, as well as a vintage stove in the master bedroom and an open fire 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
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Computer Available
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Thermos Bottle
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Small Cooler
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Pool
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.
The Pool with sea views
The Cottage & Studio - from the pool area
The Studio - with sea views, pool & patio
The Cottage - Lounge with open fire
The Cottage - master bed with en suite & sea views
The Cottage - Single Bedroom
The Cottage - sun room with sea views
Studio - Kitchen with Hob & Micowave
The Studio - with twin day bed & pool/sea views
The Sheep's Head Way
Cottage & Studio from the roadside, both with sea views
The Cottage - viewed from the hillside garden
The Cottage - with original stone walls
The Cottage - ktchen with Rayburn & Belfast sink
The Cottage - Twin Bedroom
The Cottage - Family Bathroom
The Studio - lounge with woodburner & kitchen area
The Studio - master bed with en suite & sea views
The Garden - with pond & stream
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