HOLIDAY HOMES CORK are proud to present this beautifully finished modern property perfectly located in the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton , East Cork .
Two properties of the same specification, side by side. Each property has been finished to the highest standards and has 4 double bedrooms , 3 on the ground floor with generous en-suite shower rooms attached to each. Book alongside property P217359 to enable a family group of up to 16 to stay.
A convenient lift is available for ease to the upper level as an alternative to the staircase giving access to the main living space which is both light and airy with a modern fitted kitchen to one end and a generous lounge area at the other.
There is a spacious lounge with a large full width window giving fantastic views of the bay and out across the Irish sea .
Ballycotton is the perfect place to sit back, relax and unwind .
1 Deposit of 25% payable at time of booking
2 Balance 28 days before check in date
3 Holidaymakers who cancel at least 14 days before check in will get back 100% of the amount that they have paid .If they cancel between 7 and 14 days before check in they will get back 50%. Otherwise they will not get a refund.
4 The person making the booking must be 25 years of age or over.
5 No group bookings of 4 or more adults are accepted where all the adult members of the party are under the age of 25.
6 Will not accept Hen/Stag or similar parties (Residential area)
7 MAXIMUM 8 persons in house overnight exceeding this number renders booking void
8 No pets
9 No smoking /Vaping
10 check in time 4 pm check out 11 am
WELCOME TO BALLYCOTTON
Ballycotton (51' 82.81N 08' 00.90W) is a famous picturesque fishing village situated approximately 40km (25 miles) east of Cork City. The village is set on a rocky-ledge overlooking Ballycotton Bay. There is a busy fishing pier, working lighthouse and a world-famous lifeboat. As well as a shop & post office, pubs and restaurants.
Ballycotton is closely located to several East cork attractions : The Ballymaloe Cookery School, shop and gardens, Ballymaloe House, shop, cafe and gardens , Garryvoe Beach, the historic market town of Midleton and the Jameson Distillery .
If you're looking for a genuine Irish seaside experience , Ballycotton is sure to give you a warm welcome the traditional way !
THINGS TO DO :
Sited on Ballycotton Island, the light was first exhibited on June 1, 1851. The tower was painted black in 1902. In 1975, the light was converted to electricity and the original 1851 optic was replaced by an AGA sealed-beam lamp array. The lighthouse was automated in 1992. For more information check out Commission of Irish Lights - Ballycotton.
The Cliff Walk is from Ballycotton village to Ballyandreen beach along a cliff track where you are flanked by meadows on one side and the ocean on the other. It starts at the end of Ballycotton village (at the y in the road take the right up the hill, the left takes you to the pier). The walk extends over 5 miles on a foot worn track along the cliff face with stunning views and passes Ballytrasna beach. There are many stiles to cross on the route (so not suitable for bikes or buggies).
Ballycotton village has a well stocked local shop, there is also a post office attached. For petrol and diesel there is Brodericks in Shanagarry. You can buy fresh seafood in Garryvoe from Ballycotton Seafood.
Ballycotton has a proud fishing tradition and many locals still earn their livelihood from fishing. From Ballycotton pier and breakwater you can fish for mackerel and conger (night time best) and from the Breakwater you can bottom fish for plaice, dabs, black sole and dogfish, codling in winter time and mullet inside the Breakwater. The Irish record for plaice and black sole have been recorded here. All around Ballycotton Bay has great fishing spots. Check out the fishing websites for more details.
Deep Sea Angling
For an amazing Deep Sea Angling experience come to Ballycotton! The Ballycotton harbour is non-tidal and boats can go to sea at any time. Favourite angling-marks can be reached within 20-40 minutes. From Ballycotton Pier you can charter a boat and trips can be tailored to suit the needs of passengers.
Ballycotton Lifeboat Station
Ballycotton is one of the oldest stations in Ireland, being opened in 1858. Today, the station operates one of the most modern lifeboats in the RNLI's fleet, The 14m Trent class all weather lifeboat. The lifeboat volunteers who crew the boat and manage the station are proud of their station and record.
Ballycotton Lifeboat Souvenir Shop is open every Sunday afternoon between 3pm and 5pm throughout the summer.
Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours
Experience the fresh Ballycotton sea air, be mesmerised by the natural beauty and stunning views that Ballycotton has to offer. Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours is a truly magical memory-making excursion. Travel in an open topped boat, hike to the Ballycotton lighthouse summit & explore the lighthouse.
The Mary Stanford, Ballycotton, was the first and is the only Lifeboat in RNLI history to have been awarded a gold medal for gallantry, that is the boat herself, as well as her brave crew for the famous Daunt Lightship rescue on 11th February 1936. She can now be seen on the cliffs of Ballycotton , restored to her former glory .
Pitch and Putt
Overlooking the Ballycotton Island lighthouse and the sea is the pitch and putt course. It is run by the Pitch & Putt club in Ballycotton. All equipment (clubs, balls, tees) can be hired.
In the Ballycotton area there are a number of great little shops.The Ballymaloe Shop is a kitchen and craft shop. It is jammed packed with pottery, blankets, clothes, cookery books, home-ware & textiles, every kind of kitchen utensil and lots more. Ideal for gifts.
Ballycotton Medical Centre is a high quality family practice run by Dr Sean McCarthy (Tel:+353 21 4647806).
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