Fishermans cottage is a quaint old, stone built cottage with a lot of original features (ie. stairway, doors).
It is located within minutes of Goat Island beach, and Whiting Bay beach, and is close to the
Round Tower and historic ruins of Ardmore. It has two cosy bedrooms upstairs, and a double pull out bed settee downstairs. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a sitting room with a solid fuel burning stove, and a sun room with views of the countryside and sea. This cottage sleeps 4 comfortably upstairs. Please note the following: Due to having the original steep stairway of its epoch, the upstairs bedrooms are not at all suitable for toddlers, young children or people with mobility constraints.
Around the Cottage: -
Whiting Bay within a walking distance of 5 minutes has a beautiful sandy quiet beach which stretches for over a mile and provides a great location for swimming, fishing, boating and surfing or simply for an enjoyable stroll and enjoying beautiful seascapes, skyscapes and landscapes. Goat Island which is a little sheltered beach nestling among rocks and caves is also close to the cottage.
You will be approx. 35 minutes walk to the village of Ardmore. Here you will also find beautiful beaches, a fishing pier, the round tower, and a well known restaurant WhiteHorses and the award winning Five star Cliff Hotel . These amenities together with the famous cliff walk and many more attractions guarantee you a pleasant and active holiday..
Around the area:-
This gold coast of Ireland circuit takes in the Gaeltacht area of Ring and Helvic Head. Dungarvan has up to date amenites, cinemas, bookshops, library, video stores etc.
On the Cork side of Ardmore is the beautiful town of Youghal. Here you will find the most scenic routes along the river Blackwater which is the widest river in Ireland. Youghal boasts of a renowned fish restaurant - Aherns, and plenty of sites of historic interest. Close by is Trabolgan Holiday Centre for family fun, and in Middleton you can visit Jameson whiskey heritage centre. Please visit the tourist office in Youghal to get friendly advice on attractions to suit your interests.
A Solid Fuel Stove, Storage Heaters, Electric Heaters, Electric Blankets, will ensure your comfort through an overcast rainy day or night. Ardmore is safe for swimming, kayaking or just walking. You can savour the food and ambiance of the famous 5* "Cliff Hotel" , eat at award winning restaurants -" Whitehorses" in the village, or at the renowned "Aherns" fish restaurant. Youghal, On a dreary day, you can enjoy sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and indoor swim in the "Gold Coast Hotel, Dungarvan. 5 golf courses within 20 minutes! You have views of McKenna's Castle and surrounding landscape with farm animals and farm activities. Visit tourist offices for up to date info on local events and attractions. Enjoy your holiday!