(Reference number: 49336)
This modern, detached property is located just one mile from the small fishing village of Union Hall in County Cork. Overlooking the lake, this home from home has been tastefully decorated throughout to offer large open-plan accommodation with a well-equipped kitchen and a sitting area complete with wood-burning stove. The property has four bedrooms, making it well suited to a family or group of friends. In addition to the indoor accommodation, the cottage also comes with a pleasant enclosed garden - ideal for dining al fresco on summer evenings.
With its own active fishing fleet and pleasure boats, the calm waters around the village of Union Hall are ideal for water skiing, diving and canoeing. Reached by a causeway, the village is steeped in history, with castle ruins and forts scattered through the surrounding area. Today, the little town offers a selection of pubs, seafood restaurants, a supermarket, fishmongers, post office, bureau de change and the annual Union Hall Festival held every June. Boat hire is available locally, allowing visitors to explore the surrounding islands, whilst the village itself and neighbouring countryside also offer great walking opportunities. Known as the capital of West Cork, the town of Skibbereen is only seven miles away, and boasts shops, restaurants and pubs, along with the fascinating West Cork Arts Centre and Skibbereen Heritage Centre.
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.