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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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Overview
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 11am. 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.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Mick and Laraine R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Our return to Four Directions was every bit as good as the first. Warm, welcoming and comfortable and those fabulous views were just as spectacular as we remembered. Mick and Laraine are happy to help out if need be but they provide so much useful...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Inspire798234
Laraine R, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Dear Barbara, Wow! What a great review you wrote for us with such positive and thoughtful comments. We are so pleased to know you love staying in our cottage so much. It was a pleasure to see you again and to meet your family and...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019

Laraine welcomed us and had eggs, bread, milk etc which was a lovely gesture.. it was spotless clean, could not fault it if i tried!! Kids absolutely loved the ladder to their beds, made it extra special! Lovely view to wake up to, recommend to...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Cliona H
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The hospitality we were met with was outstanding. This is a perfect place for a getaway. We hope to come back again!More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank eilis1066
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hi Eilis, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was very good if you to write such very kind comments which are much appeciated. You will always be most welcome back at any time in the future. All the best to you both,...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We spent an amazing week in Laraine & Mick's beautiful cottage. The welcome hamper of tasty brown,bread,eggs,milk was much appreciated. The house is immaculate, so tastefully decorated & Laraine has thought of every possible thing you might need. Our girls loved their sleeping area on...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Hi Fionnuala, Thank-you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for us! It's always very uplifting to read our reviews and it is very much appreciated. We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable time here and we're looking...More

Reviewed May 26, 2018

Four Directions Cottage is a perfect place to escape from it all, walk, and breathe fresh air. We wanted to escape the cities and stay at a quiet location where we could explore the Beara Peninsula in West Cork. We stayed for 12 nights. The...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank ciaran11
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Kieran, Wow! What a fantastic review you have given us. Thank-you very much. It was most kind of you to take the time to write it and with such kind and positive words. We really do appreciate it. We are so pleased you had...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

This was the perfect mountain experience in Ireland! The cottage is clean and well kept with a brilliant view of Bantry Bay. The beds were clean and comfortable and fresh eggs, milk, and butter were even left out for us. I highly recommend this cottage!More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank D8900FXteresag
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Hi Teresa, Wow! what a lovely review . Thank-you so much for choosing to stay here and we are so happy to know how much you enjoyed your stay here. Hope you will return in the future when you will always be most welcome. Best...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We greatly enjoyed our stay at this adorable little cottage. It’s location on the mountain side was perfect. I wish we could’ve stayed longer. The cottage is small but comfortable. I stayed with my husband and two teen children. The kids loved the loft space....More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank jwhite549
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Hi Julia, Thank-you so much for your great review. We do appreciate you taking the time to write it with such lovely comments. We do hope you will come back again in the future when you would always be most welcome. Many thanks again. All...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Thank you larraine and mick for the wonderful stay in your lovely cottage. Everything was perfect. Larraine and mick are very guestfriendly and welcomed us with tea, coffee, milk, butter and jam. The view from the cottage is amazing! Its very close to castletownberehaven, where...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Elisabeth F
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Hi Elisabeth, Thank-you so much for your great review. It was most kind of you to take the time to write it with such positive and helpful comments. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are very happy to know you enjoyed...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Excellent Location And Very Nicely Decorated Will Defently Be Back Thank You Mick And Lorraine Most lovely cottage I've seen

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank mellisa l
795laraine, VR Owner at Four Directions Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Hi Melissa. Thank-you so much for your great review. It was lovely to meet you both and you will always be most welcome back at any time in the future Very best wishes, Mick and Laraine

Reviewed October 24, 2017

We had the wonderful opportunity to call Four Directions Cottage home for 3 glorious nights. Mick and Laraine were fabulous hosts who went out of their way to ensure that we enjoyed our stay...and we definitely did!! After a long day of driving from our...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Marcia F
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Yard
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stove
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 neighborhood
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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