Perfect for families with young children! Walk to Cork City. Great location to visit all of Southern Ireland. 2022 open

236
GP / nuit
1 single bed
2 double beds
1 children bed
1 baby crib
1 children extra bed
1 Portable crib

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What you will love about this home

We would love a reciprocal exchange with family who have children as we have lots of toys, cots, safety stair-gates, ISOFIX in the car and a perfect garden for children, all to make a family holiday easier. We live in a three story, modern townhouse in a tree-lined, gated complex. We have poured lots of love into a making it a cosy, warm and inviting home. Our kitchen, sitting room and dining-area are based on the ground-floor with access to the rear, south facing patio/garden. We've incorporated a bookcase into the living area for relaxation, as well as cable TV. There is also a ground floor WC. Two bedrooms, one spacious child room and one large double are on the 1st floor along with the main bathroom. The large bedroom has floor to ceiling windows that offers great light. The 2nd floor consists of the master en-suite bedroom with balcony and a baby's nursery/ child's room. The walled, south facing, rear patio is very private and a great place for a BBQ. All modern appliances can be found in the well-equipped kitchen. For added safety, there is a house alarm and secure parking for two vehicles. We also have bikes, surfboards, beach and snorkelling equipment that are available for use at all times.

What you will love about this neighborhood

Ireland’s ‘rebel city’ is often just a starting point for exploring the rugged west, with 24 annual festivals, a cracking food scene and great pubs, there are plenty of reasons to visit Cork City. Our house is situated in a wonderful area on the edge of Cork City known as mODEL fARM rOAD The area is next to the prestigious University College Cork and a 5 minute walk to the banks of the River Lee and the beautiful Fitzgeralds park. This student-rich city has a sense of fun and a strong cultural heartbeat away from its tourist hits. The leafy suburb is within walking distance of the city centre, walkers can use various routes to navigate in and out of the centre though the university district or by the river walkway. The grounds of University College Cork make a pleasant place for a stroll – leafy winding paths, walks alongside the river Lee – but they also provide a glimpse of old and new in harmony. At the entrance to the grounds is the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, a glorious timber, stone and glass construction that hosts free exhibitions. A few minutes away, and facing the student centre, is the Honan Chapel: an arts and crafts design, it celebrates its 100th anniversary in November and is named after the Cork merchant family who financed its construction. The area is serviced by a regular bus route which takes 10 minutes to reach the city centre. Restaurants, bars and clubs are plentiful. Our local bar, two minutes from the house, serves a great Pinot Grigio and even better bistro food. Blessed by a location in southern Ireland that means fresh seafood plus lush countryside for dairy produce and livestock, Cork’s food scene is flourishing under the watchful eye of incredible local chefs and at restaurants including Electric, Farmgate Cafe and Market Lane. Beer thoughts may start with Beamish and Murphy’s but craft breweries, such as award-winner Rising Sons, as well as Elbow Lane, the Franciscan Well, and the Cotton Ball Brewing Co, provide character in a pub scene that is alive, well and adhering to cliches – in the best possible sense. A lovely 4 star hotel, The Kingsley, for a coffee overlooking a river weir is a five minute walk away with the main shopping centre in the area within 15 minute walk away. Convenience stores are also very close by. An all-weather farmers market takes place on Tuesdays in Wilton where local produce and artisan foods are all widely available and reasonably priced. Enjoy city views and ring the Shandon Bells at St Anne’s church, marvel at the William Burges-designed Saint FinBarre’s cathedral, chinstroke at the Crawford art gallery, Kiss the Blarney Stone or visit Cork Butter museum. All main major routes out of the city can be accessed within a 10 minute drive. From the house, it is straightforward to navigate to all routes - west Cork and Kerry plus Dublin and the rest of the country via the cork tunnel. For the safety and health conscious, the largest hospital in Southern Ireland is very close by and where we both work. According to The Guardian.com "Cork may often have been merely a starting point for those heading west to the rugged, dramatic scenery of the Ring of Kerry, Mizen Head and the Ring of Beara but it is a fascinating jaunt in its own right. The verbal jousting with Dublin about being the “real” capital of Ireland is unlikely to end but pick any month and there’ll be a great event here; pick the right time and an affordable return flight is likely. Cork could be the short-hop stop that turns into the best of adventures". We also have a second home in Waterford, situated by the sea and within walking distance to beautiful restaurants, bars and outdoor amenities if you are interested in a holiday in the sunny south east! Places of interest near Cork City Bantry House – This is one of the finest country estates in Ireland and houses artefacts from across Europe. Blarney Castle – With unusual gardens and history, it’s no wonder visitors flock to this 15th century castle to kiss the Blarney Stone and receive the Gift of the Gab. The gardens are at their best in early March. Coast Drive – Driving from Kinsale to Skibbereen or beyond reveals picturesque seascapes and villages. Cobh – Over two million people left Ireland never to return from Cobh Harbour which was also the last port of call for the Titanic on its doomed maiden voyage. Kinsale – This classy town is noted for its fine dining, especially seafood, and is the place to be seen in Cork. There’s also an impressive British-built fort overlooking the town. Cork City is Ireland’s second largest city but its population is only one tenth of Dublin’s. A university city, Cork is home to great pubs and some of the country’s biggest music festivals. East of Cork City you’ll find Cobh and the Fota Island Wildlife Park as well as glorious sandy beaches and Middleton, where you can tour the Jameson distillery. West of Cork City lies Kinsale, the snazzy town which is the gateway to towns like Clonakilty and Skibbereen to the west. There are many traditional pubs and good quality restaurants in the area. Kinsale is home to Ireland’s best seafood restaurants and several yacht marinas, if the weather’s good, you could almost believe you’re in the south of France rather than the south of Ireland. The imposing Charles Fort is open to the public and overlooks the town. Castletownshend is widely regarded as Cork’s prettiest village while Timoleague is a quiet place with beautiful ruins nearby. Glangarriff is home to gardens and natures reserves the likes of which you won’t find anywhere else in Ireland. Inchydoney Island is situated just outside the colourful heritage town of Clonakilty in West Cork, a region blessed with some of Ireland's most spectacular scenery.Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean & Blue Flag Beach, the resort has long been appreciated for its romantic and picturesque location.The beach at Inchydoney stretches out as far as the eye can see and the clean shores scooped up the award for best beach in Ireland earlier this year. While the waves here are nowhere as big as Sligo or Donegal, the beach is perfect for beginners looking to stand up for the first time or simply looking for a picturesque location to sign up for surf school This year it is all about The Wild Altantic Way - http://www.wildatlanticway.com/explore-the-route/regions/the-haven-coast-nature-sets-the-pace The southernmost stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way zigzags gently, from dreamy Bantry Bay through Skibbereen and on to Kinsale. Past gardens lush with sub-tropical plants. Between hedgerows thick with fuschia and monbretia. By hundreds of inlets, tiny coves, safe harbours and Blue Flag beaches, just right for long days spent in the salty air… beachcombing, island-hopping, whale-watching, learning to sail, kayaking on a saltwater lake in the moonlight, or simply enjoying a pint on the quayside while the fishing boats land their catch. There’s something restorative about the temperate Gulf Stream climate, the peaceful vibe and creative scene. There’s West Cork’s wonderful artisan food. Thriving arts and crafts. Scores of festivals – music, film, stories, food. And history, echoing all along this coast: ancient sites, coastal forts, Michael Collins’ home town, the wreck of the Lusitania, and – out on the horizon – ‘Ireland’s tear drop’ the Fastnet Rock. For Surf enthusiasts: please see the following comprehensive website https://www.skyscanner.ie/news/beaches/the-best-places-for-surfing-in-ireland/

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this home is IDEAL for a family who have small children as we have lots of toys, cots, safety stair-gates, a buggy, ISOFIX in the car and a perfect secure garden for children, all to make a family holiday easier Welcome to Cork City - A quiet and modern home with lovely neighbours in a quiet, gated, tree-lined complex It is within easy walking access to beautiful, vibrant city centre, pubs, restaurants, university and historical sites. It allows easy driving access to beautiful West Cork, Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way plus Cork Airport which flies to most European cities

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Amenities

TV
WiFi
Dishwasher
Dryer
Washing machine
Microwave oven
Freezer
Oven
Fridge
Bathtub
Heating system
Wheelchair accessible
Baby gear
Computer
Internet
Private garden
Private pool
BBQ
A/C
Fireplace
Elevator
Private parking space
Car
Bicycle
Motorcycle
Doorman included
Cleaning person included
Balcony

House rules

Smokers welcome
Pets welcome
Children welcome
Dog to feed
Cat to feed
Plants to water

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Yes, this accommodation has a garden. You will find more details about the garden and other facilities on this page.
Yes, this accommodation has a wifi connection. We recommend that you discuss this with the host to ensure that the connection speed is sufficient for your needs.
Yes, this accommodation has one or more parking spaces.
This accommodation has 4 bedrooms.
The surface of this accommodation is 148m2.
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