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Four Directions Cottage

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Four Directions Cottage with Hungry Hill in the background
Four Directions Cottage
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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15% DISCOUNT FOR 7 NIGHTS BOOKING! Original, secluded, traditional self-catering Irish cottage facing due south with breath-taking sea and mountain views. Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering with all the cooking utensils you will need. On arrival you will find a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and sugar. The Beara Peninsula has the most spectacular dramatic scenery. It will never fail to amaze you with it's rugged landscapes and beautiful lakes and waterfalls. There are many little beaches off the beaten track (the nearest one is just 2.5 kms away from the cottage) and some beautiful sandy coves to explore. We are Ideally located to enjoy the many local activities of the area: Walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, water sports, art galleries, woodland gardens, historical and archae...15% DISCOUNT FOR 7 NIGHTS BOOKING! Original, secluded, traditional self-catering Irish cottage facing due south with breath-taking sea and mountain views. Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering with all the cooking utensils you will need. On arrival you will find a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and sugar. The Beara Peninsula has the most spectacular dramatic scenery. It will never fail to amaze you with it's rugged landscapes and beautiful lakes and waterfalls. There are many little beaches off the beaten track (the nearest one is just 2.5 kms away from the cottage) and some beautiful sandy coves to explore. We are Ideally located to enjoy the many local activities of the area: Walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, water sports, art galleries, woodland gardens, historical and archaeological sights are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while you are here. The cottage is on one of the many official Beara Loop Walking Routes and is situated on the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way.The famous Hungry Hill is 8 minutes walk from the cottage door. If you are a nature lover this is the place for you. Perfect for a totally relaxing holiday away from all the pressures of town and city life, you are sure to return home truly refreshed and relaxed. You can take a boat trip to one of the many islands, enjoy some great traditional Irish music in the local pubs and listen to some story-telling which Irish folk are famous for! You will be able to sample the freshest of local produce with delicious local cheeses and fish freshly caught every morning.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please respect our old Irish cottage which has been restored to a very high standard & is extremely well maintained. The cottage is ready for guests from 4pm. Check-in time is between 4pm & 8pm. Please let us know on arrival day approx. what time you hope to arrive. Please leave the cottage clean and tidy & adhere to our departure time of 10am. Electricity is free & we want to keep it that way so please switch everything off when going out. Wi-fi signal can sometimes be intermittent & slow.
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

If you are looking for a holiday that provides; stunning views, great walking territory (including a small mountain), coastal walks (with amazing sea views) and yet is still close enough to a small town which has great pubs and restaurants, then this area of Ireland...More

Date of stay: May 2014
2  Thank Fiona U
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We had a very restful 4 day break in Four Directions Cottage. If you are looking for a peaceful, private setting, very close to amenities, this cottage is for you. We sat outside in the evening, with a glass of wine, looking out to wonderful...More

Date of stay: May 2014
1  Thank chloeKirkcaldy
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Great location views and accommodation. Really enjoyed our stay we loved the town and the recommendations from Laraine and Mick. First rate accommodation in idyllic setting, best place we stayed during our stay, thoroughly recommended. Thanks Laraine and Mick

Date of stay: May 2014
1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My new husband and I spent 2 days of our honeymoon in four directions cottage and it's even nicer than it looks in the photos. This cottage has been recently renovated and from the white washed stone walls inside to the red door outside, it's...More

Date of stay: May 2014
2  Thank Schnadeen
Reviewed 6 April 2014

It is not too much to say this is the best cottage we visited since we first came to Ireland, and that was in 1989. This was our second visit to Four Directions Cottage; the first time wasn't bad at all, this time the new...More

Date of stay: March 2014
2  Thank Pieter T
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

A family of four , two adult children, we stayed for several nights in late December, it was just simply perfect. Fantastic restoration of a traditional Irish cottage, the best of the old and the new. Delightful hosts who set the scene from the start...More

Date of stay: December 2013
2  Thank Maisieme
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We spent a few days in the cottage in January 2014 and it was great! When we arrived, the fire was already burning in the fireplace: it felt like home. Also some things for breakfast were nicely prepared by Mick and Laraine. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: January 2014
1  Thank B3nn1
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Stayed during December in this beautiful cottage. It is such a perfect location for exploring the Beara Peninsula. The Cottage owners, Mick & Laraine although new to the area themselves were so knowledgeable about their surroundings & could not do enough to help us. It...More

Date of stay: December 2013
3  Thank LondonPubLover
Reviewed 7 January 2013

This beautiful old stone cottage was exactly what we were looking for - a cosy relaxed escape haven from the madness of the Christmas holidays. The cottage is beautifully located on Hungry Hill, one of the many links to the Beara Way, and the closest...More

Date of stay: January 2013
1  Thank Joan M
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Date of stay: December 2012
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Books
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Castletownbere is 10 mins drive away and is a major fishing port. The fishing fleets moor up in the harbour and bring ashore their catch of mainly white fish which you can buy fresh. The town has an good selection of shops including supermarkets, health foods, arts and crafts,a fine local butcher and pubs (such as MacCarthy's Bar as featured in, and on the front cover of the best-selling book of the same name by Pete MacCarthy). In addition,in the town square, you can buy German Crepes in summer months with a vast selection of fillings, cooked freshly while you wait, or you can relax in the variety of restaurants in the town and surrounding area, nearly all of which offer a mouth-watering selection of freshly caught and cooked local fish.
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