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Birch Tree Cottage in Castletownbere, Cork

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sleeps 7
4 rooms
4 bathrooms

Birch Tree Cottage description

Holiday home
Birch Tree Cottage is a detached, family cottage situated only a ten minute walk from the seaside town of Castletownbere in County Cork. This cottage sleeps seven people in four bedrooms, consisting of one ground floor double with en-suite, two first floor doubles, with one boasting an en-suite and a single, as well as a bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. This cottage also has a kitchen with breakfast area and dining area, a sitting room with multi-fuel stove and a conservatory. Outside there's off road parking and a lawned garden with patio and furniture. Birch Tree Cottage is an excellent base for walks, cycle rides and numerous activities.

Area
The town of Castletownbere is situated at the foot of the Caha Mountains on the Beara Peninsula in County Cork. With stunning scenery, this seaside resort offers many seafood restaurants, plus the Beara Peninsula boasts wonderful walks and cycle routes. There's also a number of activities in the area including boat trips, sea angling, canoeing, sailing and kayaking.

Amenities
Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel inc. in rent 1st April-31st October, charged by meter reading 1st November-31st March, first ?20 inc. in rent. Power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub and harbour 10 mins walk. Please note: this property does not allow short breaks, only weekly bookings.

Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • By the sea
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Reviews

Ms Round
April 2016
This was perfect in every way. We were provided with everything we needed and more. It was warm and comfortable in a stunning location with a pleasant owner. It is a fabulous area for days out and restaurants. The Jacuzzi and ornate garden were a bonus. We can definitely recommend and will book again.
Mrs Thompson
March 2016
Birch Tree Cottage is an amazingly beautiful and comfortable house with views to die for. The attention to details was more than we expected. The owners were friendly and helpful.
Mrs Wotherspoon
September 2015
The standard of the accommodation was exceptional.
Mr Arenz
August 2015
The cottage is perfect; all furniture, house and garden are in an excellent condition. The owner is very friendly. For the next stay in the South West of Ireland there is no alternative to Birch Tree Cottage.
Mr Shine
July 2015
It was an absolutely spectacular rental. We will come back again.
Mr Shine
June 2015
This was a spectacular holiday home. We would like to return next year!!
Mrs Macgregor
June 2015
The cottage was one of the best we've stayed in. A beautiful location and a wonderful cottage. Everything you could want was provided and it worked brilliantly for us as two couples staying there. The garden was an absolute delight. The cottage was brilliantly located being within 10 minutes walk (5 minutes cycle ride) from town, yet feeling as though you were in the country and with amazing views.
Mr Allenby
February 2015
I have to say that this is the best. The owners did so much for us and are so warm, friendly and helpful, I can not wish for anything more. I am already looking to see when I can return! All is perfect with the house and it is all to a high standard. Out 10 I would give 11/10! or higher. All was perfect.
Ms Modiano
December 2014
The holiday was amazing, made 100% better by the owners friendliness and helpfulness. We had an amazing time and enjoyed every minute of being at Birch Tree Cottage. Would recommend to anyone. The property is wonderful, everything is immaculate and wonderful. The views of the local area were breathtaking.
helrobkatsmum
September 2017
Really fantastic cottage to stay in. Immaculate inside and out. About half a mile from the fishing village. Beautiful views of the mountains in front and back. It was a long drive from the ferry port of Rosslare, but well worth it when you arrived. The village is on the Ring of Beara, so there is lots to see. Don't miss the only cable car in Ireland. You can pay to go in it to Dursey Island. Its the only cable car to go over open sea. Overall we had a fantastic week staying in this cottage.
gaz0326
March 2017
House exceeded our expectations . was greeted by owner betty and daughter christina . . the property is situated with beautiful views and no noise quiet rural location .. everything in house you need for enjoyable holiday .. if u get a clear night look up to sky and see how many stars there is amazing ...garden is well presented and sensor lights at night are a good addition to welcome u home after a night in the town .. you will not get a better cottage and hosts .. thank you betty and christina didnt want to leave
Sheilagh R
May 2016
This place is the most amazing place l have ever stayed at. The cottage/house is as good if not better than the pictures on website. We arrived and found,fruit bread milk tea etc etc etc there for us. Warm and spotlessly clean. Kitchen with every conceivable thing you would need. Washing facilities,so don't go taking piles of clothes,it's easy in washing machine with indoor drying area as well as outdoor. Tv s everywhere. DVDs player in fact if you can find anything that the owner hasn't catered for you're a better man than me Gungadin. I called Betty for directions for collecting the keys,what a lovely friendly lady she is. Nothing was to much bother for her and her family. Well now l have been spoils,so l am going to find it very hard to follow a place like this. Thank you so much Betty for everything,we loved your house and we will be back. Sheilagh,John Dave and Julie. X
Crediton9
March 2016
We were more than happy with every aspect of this "cottage" location, amenities, more than you could ask for , the owner had thought of every detail. Clean comfortable and wonderful to return to after a day exploring the magical coast of West Cork, the Ring of Beara is breath-taking and a wow around every bend.... Evenings spent in the town were pretty good to !! Everyone so friendly.
grumpidoc
June 2015
This holiday cottage was great. Excellent location, detached from immediate neighbours, peaceful, 1km from heart of town - far enough out to be quiet, close enough to walk into town (and back, after a meal!). Everything was spotlessly clean. The beds were comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped. Plenty of hot water for multiple baths if needed (easy to work heating / hot water controls). There was plenty of space and seating for people to spread out (the lounge, the conservatory, and settee in dining room). This also allowed for people who like different ambient temperatures - warmer in the conservatory, cooler in the sitting room. Beautiful garden. Use of garage, very useful for bikes or other equipment. Owners very welcoming and friendly. The town itself has some good places to eat, and Supavalu store has all the basics and more, and good walking and cycling locally.
richard j
May 2019
what an amazing cottage this is, perfect in every way,this was our second visit still stunning. only a short distance to the town centre where there are lots of good pubs and restaurants .the bedrooms are perfect. congratulations to the owners.
Mr Walsh
March 2019
Great Property, very clean.. All you need for a stay, and plenty of room very friendly local people in the area, nearly every one acknowledges you as you pass them. Such a pleasure for relaxing and also a great area for driving around. Just a shame there was no guest book to compliment the property and self advertise the locality i.e pubs and restaurants etc
Mr Mik
February 2019
This cottage was very nice and very comfortable.. Everthing you need was in the house.
Mrs Howard
September 2018
Birch Tree Cottage is a stunning property and everything you could possibly need is supplied.. Welcome hamper of bread, milk, jams, biscuits and fruit waiting for us on arrival. Friendly welcome from the owner, Betty, who owns O'Sheas bar in town. The property exceeded my expectations and I would definitely recommend it. Hope to come back again soon.
Mrs Mahr
August 2018
This holiday cottage was very cosy we really liked to be there.. All you need for a holiday will be there. A pub, resaurants and a big supermarket with everything is in a walking distance.
Mr Salt
July 2018
The house and garden were of high quality and the view was very scenic.. One had the feeling of being out in the country but it was only a 10 minute walk to town. Booking arrangements were easy and the owner was friendly and helpful. There was plenty to see and do in the area especially for walkers. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a spacious holiday house in this area.
Mr De Boer
July 2018
The house is situatied just outside Castletownbere , it has a beautiful garden and there is a fine view of the Hills.. It’s a very quiet area , we appreciate that . The house is clean and the bedrooms are perfect , a nice livingroom , a well equipped kitchen and the beautiful serre. We special liked walking on Bere island . The town is nice , not so many tourists. The owner was very friendly!
Mr Brady
June 2018
The Cottage is set in beautiful surroundings, just a short walk into Castletownbere, looking out over Beare Island.. The cottage itself is outstanding, and the facilities and cleanliness way beyond expectations. I would recommend it to anyone!
Mr Gamble
June 2018
We have been taking cottage holidays for over thirty years but never have come across one so well equipped, everything possible was thought of and more.. The cottage was also extremely comfortable with the standard of cleanliness very high indeed. The owners were most helpful and genuine without being overbearing making it clear that they available if we needed them. The location of the cottage was superb, a 10 min walk from the town centre and right on the Beara Way walking route with stunning mountain walks right from the door. All in all, this is a cottage of the highest standard owned by lovely, genuine people in a beautiful location and one that we would love to return.
Mr Reynolds
June 2018
This was a very well equipped cottage with everything you might need.. The level of provision of items like toilet rolls, dishwasher tablets etc etc is well above what you would normally expect. The photographs and description actually underplay what is on offer. The house is ideally situated on country lane but just 15 minutes walk from the town giving the best of both worlds. One of the best holiday rentals I have come across.
Mr Fullerton
June 2018
The house makes agood base to explore all there is to see on the Bere Peninsula,with exceptional views around every corner.. We choose this house to visit the Ring of Kery,Kinsale etc.but we did not have too as there was so much to do here.The house was outstanding, and Betty O'shea the owner had supplied a good welcome pack,with extras which included fresh fruit,biscuits,jams and marmalade.Also Betty owns one of the bars in Castletownbere,need I say more!!
helrobkatsmum
September 2017
The owner of our cottage was so kind & generous to us providing a really good .... The owner of our cottage was so kind & generous to us providing a really good starter pack & we wanted for nothing including soap powder, dish washer tabs the list is endless so very very kind
Mr Fennell
June 2017
Terrific views from the house, lovely location within walking distance of the town and restaurants! The house was very spacious and had every amenity you could wish for with a beautiful garden and a very friendly and helpful owner!
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