Beautiful family home on the coast of Cork

Beautiful family home on the coast of Cork


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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our house is situated 20 kilometres south of Cork City on the sea, 2km from the seaside village of Crosshaven. The site, immediately overlooking the sea, is 1 acre in size. Facing east, the house has uninterrupted sea views of over 180 degrees of the busy entrance to Cork harbour with its maritime, pleasure and yachting traffic. The seashore below the house is easily accessible and the water is suitable for swimming. The house, completely rebuilt in 2007, is comfortable and spacious with a total area over 2 floors of 2,500sq feet. (250m/2). There is also a large loft with additional accommodation space and a separate garage. Downstairs has a spacious open plan eating, kitchen and leisure area facing east. A large open living room faces south east to the sea. There is a study room with fireplace. Upstairs has four bedrooms: master with changing and en-suite bathroom; double room; single room and another single with en-suite bathroom with shower; bathroom. The house is surrounded on the east and south sides with a veranda and outside seating areas and extensive paving. Heating is by geothermal, solar panels and back up oil fired boiler.

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Who we are

  1. We are a family of six, but only four of us will be travelling My husband and I are both professional working parents, who enjoy the outdoor life. We enjoy swimming, tennis ,rugby and sailing. We love to travel and are looking for new adventuresOur children are 13 and sixteen , both in secondary school , and the older two are at college and have their own work and travel plans for the summer.

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Where is it?

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The village of Crosshaven is located near to the mouth of Cork Harbour one of the largest natural harbours in the world. 20 kilometres south from Cork City, it is home to the oldest Yacht Club in the World ( and is a haven for many yachts, a fishing fleet and boats of all kinds. The village has coffee shops, a supermarket, many pubs good food (!) and nice walks near the water. The surrounding area is rural with farmland, woods and plenty of beaches. Carrigaline (8km away) has more shopping and facilities. Cork airport is only 18 km away.
A beautiful destination over looking cork natural harbour! A Good base for exploring the Wild Atlantic Way.

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