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Cosy Stone Cottage In Cape Clear Island exellent Walks Magnificent Coastal Scene

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Stone cottage on Cape Clear Island Cork Absolute Peace And Quiet, 20 Minutes Walk From The Harbou

Recently renovated 19th century stone cottage, 2 double and 1 twin bedroom with oil fired central heating, wood burning stove, dishwasher, wifi, and TV. An idyllic rural location of about one acre adjacent to the family farm. Chickens and ducks to feed if desired! A 20 minute walk from the ferry but the island is serviced by a bus, 1 shop and 3 pubs! The cottage is south facing and has a large deck sheltered from the west, with its own well for water that is solar heated.

Property Manager
Kate MacLachlan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2017

About Kate MacLachlan

Living abroad, going back to the family home where I spent many childhood summers, is something I have enjoyed sharing with my family. The cottage has everything you could need for a relaxed holiday.

Why Kate MacLachlan chose Ireland

The cottage has been in the family since the early 60 s and my parents retired there in the 1980s. Having spent many family summers there, my own family has now been doing the same, with the overflow visitors in tents in the field!

What makes this cottage unique

Kids love the fact there is so little traffic on the Island and can roam quite freely. With 2 harbours to enjoy there is something for everyone, whether its kayaking, swimming or just watching the ferry come in with a cup of coffee at the harbour wall. The views from the lighthouse are stunning and worth the walk up the hill. The pace of life slows down on Cape and the Island seems to have its own time!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in County Cork in Europe

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bathroom upstairs with wc, bath and shower, and 1 bathroom downstairs with shower and wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 and 2 with double beds, and bedroom 3 with twin beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
Notes on accommodation: The cottage has been completely renovated over the last 3 years and is a home away from home. The house is very old and the walls very thick, it is a little quirky, but a great location for families, writers, walkers and bird watchers. Outside: The garden is mainly fields and my sister in law does keep cows and ponies in them at times. She would be delighted to show you around and you can help feed the ducks and chickens. The neighbouring field does have a pond in it. The immediate garden is private though there is a walking path in the field above. We have just added a large deck which is great for catching those elusive rays!! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen is provided. All can be changed over weekly. Beach towels not provided. Other: There is an outside bathroom attached to the deck, with wc, handbasin and solar heated shower.


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


We can higly recommend this charming cottage!

  • 5 of 5

As a family of five with three children between 5 and 7, we really enjoyed our stay on Cap Clear and at the cottage. With wonderful easy walks nearby and the neighbour farm, all the family could enjoy the uniqueness of the place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Summer break

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous property on beautiful Cape Clear island. If you want to get away from it all and enjoy some wonderful walks around the country lanes and tracks this is the place for you.

jWe stayed for 4 nights

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you got to enjoy Cape and all that it offers. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! Kate
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Holiday season!
9 Jan 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25 % of the rental fee to be on booking, full payment to be received 8 weeks before rental.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible and obviously arrival and departure times are governed by the ferry, but please call if you have any questions.

Notes on prices:
Long term rentals are available, please get in touch to discuss.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.