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Self-Catering Castletownshend

Raheen in Castletownshend, Cork

From: €288 weekly Guests 6 Rooms 3 Bathroom 2

Raheen Self-Catering

Holiday home
Raheen is a cosy, detached cottage, situated just a short drive outside the vibrant market town of Skibbereen in West Cork and sleeps six people. This all ground floor cottage has two double bedrooms (one with an en-suite shower room), a twin bedroom, a bathroom, an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an open fire and a utility room. Outside there is ample off road parking and a lawned garden to the front and a patio to the rear with furniture. Raheen is a wonderful holiday base in Ireland.

Skibbereen is situated at the heart of some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery, with sandy beaches, quiet coves, energising rivers, lakes, hills and forests all around. This market town and the surrounding area are a haven for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. The town offers interesting shops, restaurants, pubs, the fascinating West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen Heritage Centre and an 18-hole golf course. Here the inhabitants pride themselves on the quality of their local produce including local seafood, meat and bread and they hold weekly country and farmer markets. A little further afield you can find Kinsale, dubbed the "gourmet capital of Ireland". Overlooking the West Cork coastline, Leap and Rosscarbery are within easy reach, as are Ballydehob, Schull and Bantry. Dolphin and whale watching opportunities, beaches and rugged cliffs are all on offer in this beautifully unspoiled area of West Cork.

County Cork is full of truly breathtaking natural beauty. With unspoilt beaches, historic castles, and modern visitor attractions, there's plenty for all ages to absorb and there is always plenty to see and do in County Cork.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mr Byrne
August 2020
Our hostess was extremely heplful and thoughtful.. She provided us with a lovely lunch on arrival and also provided us with a dinner on the first day as she knew we would be too tired to cook. The house was lovely, everything you would need and lovely scenerary. Would go back again.
Mr Byrne, August 2020
August 2020
The welcome we received from our hosts was absolutely brilliant.. Scones, cakes, wine and even better, a warm , friendly face. First class.
Mr Bulfin, August 2020
December 2019
The hosts were excellent and the hospitality exceeded expectations.. Thank you very much, we could not have asked for more.
Mr Brusevics
May 2019
Nice and beautiful place for family.. Great place to meet friends for BBQ.
Mrs Leblond
October 2018
Etant une PMR j'avais demandé la hauteur du seuil de la porte principale et celle de la véranda, on m'a dit 3 à 5 cm et en fair c"était 15 et 18 cm, ce qui m'a occasionné quelques soucis.. En dehors de cela cette location est parfaite, magnifique véranda au toit en bois cheminée très bien aussi. La propriétaire est très chaleureuse et fournit un pack de bienvenue généreux avec un plus : une assiette de mini sandwichs au jambon, très agréable attention après la route. Beaucoup de petites villes à proximité et les péninsules et si c'est pour la période d'Halloween, ne manquez pas le village de Peal très joliment décoré pour cette fête. Je recommende vivement cette location.
Mr Capon
September 2018
Excellent choice of cottage.. Superb welcome pack and very welcoming friendly owners.
Mr Francis
September 2018
Welcome pack was unexpected & excellent.. House was very comfortable, spacious & clean Kitchen equipment was not quite of the same standard as the rest if the bungalow. Owners were very friendly & made us feel very welcome, we would most definitely stay there again.
Mrs Walsh
July 2018
A great house in a great location for discovering West Cork.. Owner was extremely welcoming and friendly. We will definitely be back.
Mr Laborde
July 2018
Nous avons passé un sejour de rêve.. La maison est tres belle,bien placée.la propriétaire est adorable et chaleureuse.Elle avait préparé des sandwichs et des scones pour notre arrivée,attention touchante et amicale.Nous y reviendrons.flaborde
Mr Tucker
June 2018
The welcome was really outstanding.. There was a full tea on the table which included sandwiches, scones and cake and there was a bottle of wine in the fridge in addition to milk and butter. Jane Anne was very attentive and very welcoming. The conservatory was very comfortable and from the windows there was a full panorama of sloping fields in which lived 90 cows. The view was amazing and kept us fascinated for a week with the daily routine of the cows and the farm opposite. We loved the cottage and the area and had a full week doing the "Wild Atlantic Way" from Glengarriff to Tramore... This completed our mission to do the whole route from north to south over four weeks in four years. If we were to return anywhere it would be to Raheen.
Mrs Bowkett
May 2018
Very friendly owner of cottage very helpful nothing was to much for them perfectly situated
Mr Hamdam
July 2017
The property was really a home away from home and the owners of the property really gave us a warm welcome.. West Cork is a great part of the country to visit with loads to do and see which made the holiday very special for us.
Mrs Carter
December 2016
Great welcome roaring log fire plate of lovely sandwich and mince pies love this bungalow
Mrs Carter
August 2016
Lovely place beautiful scenery so relaxing and quite cottage well equipped owner .... Lovely place beautiful scenery so relaxing and quite cottage well equipped owner very friendly delicious scones on arrival will be going back
Mr Kastilan
May 2016
One of the best holidays! The owner was extremely helpful and made us feel very much at home. We will certainly recommend the location as well as the service Sykes has provided to us.
Mrs Robinson
April 2016
A wonderful place to stay, would definitely go back to Raheen. A lovely cottage and convenient for visiting many beautiful sites in the area.
Mr Kastilan, May 2016
March 2016
A wonderful place to stay, would definitely go back to Raheen.. A lovely cottage and convenient for visiting many beautiful sites in the area.
Ms McGrath
July 2015
The hosts were extremely helpful. The house was very well equipped.
Mrs Robinson, March 2016
June 2015
The hosts were extremely helpful.. The house was very well equipped.
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