Magnificent large home, gardens, views, near coast, airport, Ireland South West

Magnificent large home, gardens, views, near coast, airport, Ireland South West

Seamus

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 9
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our spacious home is located in large gardens. It has all the modern conveniences. A large well designed kitchen with a skylight as a feature, the dining room is part of this open plan area. It has a very large, bright sunroom leading onto a wooden deck. Double French doors lead to the deck, which has a barbecue and heater. We also have a patio at the front to enjoy our flowers and the evening sun. Satellite TV is available on a large flat screen tv, dvd, Wii. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms and an upstairs office. Main bedroom is ensuite and there is a second bathroom with full bath and shower. Secluded garden backing onto open farmland. Fruit trees, vegetables and greenhouses, provide fresh food in summer. Wireless Internet 24/7.

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Who we are

  1. Seamus and Joan both lecture at University College Cork. We have three children Maebh (girl) who is 17 and twins who are 14 Danu (girl) and Naoise (boy). We like spending time in the outdoors, forest walks, beach and countryside. Joan and Maebh are big readers, Seamus likes to write, Danu is our singer and sports star, Maebh and Naoise the artists and Joan dessert and cake maker par excelence. We love to cook, entertain and have friends over. The children love art. Seamus is interested in sport especially road bowling and hurling (both traditional games of Ireland) and writes a weekly column for the Irish Examiner. We have busy work lives so we like to spend long holidays as a family. We have a large extended family and friends locally and in far flung places.

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Ireland at your doorstep from the beautiful South West-sea, sights and cities. Cork, European Capital of Culture 2005. House overlooks Owenabue estuary and sandy beach, clifftop walks nearby, estuary walk at end of road. Cork airport just 15 mins, with connections to most major British and continental airports. Ferryport Britain and France 15 minutes. Cork is a thriving university city. The region has exceptional restaurants. It has the full spectrum of shopping experiences from malls to traditional markets like the ‘English Market’ and farmers’ markets. Cork city has a continental feel, the countryside goes from lush pasture to rugged terrain. Ireland has Europe’s economic miracle and one of its oldest cultures. There's something for everyone and you will be in the best place to discover it all. Cork-Ireland's second city European Capital of Culture 2005–15 mins; Crosshaven-world's oldest yacht club–5 mins; Kinsale-Ireland's oldest town & gourmet capital-20 mins, Midleton-Irish whiskey-30 mins, Killarney-1 hour; Blarney-30 mins, Mizen Head-1 hour; Youghal – Clock Tower-45 mins; Ballymaloe-world famous restaurant-45 mins; Rock of Cashel-1 hour; Mallow-horse racing 50 mins; Curraheen Park-greyhound racing-30 mins; Fota Wildlife Park-20 mins; Beach-5 mins; Dublin-3 hours. In Owenabue valley, gateway to West Cork. History, culture, food, pubs, music, easy living; golf, spor

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