Modern detached home in quiet street near Cork city

Modern detached home in quiet street near Cork city

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Neil & Aileen

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

We offer a modern detached 4-bed home in a quiet street in Ovens near Cork city. Our house was fully renovated in 2013.

We have a large spacious living room, adjoining dining room and kitchen with all mod cons.

We have two double bedrooms, including master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, and two single bedrooms (although the rooms are decorated for children they are both with full-size beds!). Also a sofa bed for two in the study downstairs.

The bathroom upstairs contains a large bath and a shower. There is a downstairs toilet and also a utility room.

Our home is bright and spacious.

We have a nice garden and terrace with a dining table and seating for 6 at the back, which is nice for BBQs in the evening. The garden is south facing so the sun shines on it from late afternoon in the summer. We have an inflatable pool and other toys for children if required!

Our driveway can accommodate 4 cars. There is a large green space directly on front of our house.

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Who we are

  1. We are Neil and Aileen, a married couple aged 41 and 36 respectively, both from Cork. We have two children, aged 6 and 4.

    We are professionals (IT Project manager and QA) and enjoy travelling when we are able to get away!

    A family saloon car (with child seats if needed) can be made available in an exchange.

    We are flexible with dates but ideally would find a two-week exchange during July / August to allow for our summer holiday. Also open to short term exchanges at other times of the year!

    We are planning on visiting Wales or Southern England in the next 12 months for one week so would welcome offers from there. We always like to go to Italy and France, and as the kids get older we'd love to visit North America. Also open to short exchanges in Ireland!

  2. Neil works in IT and Aileen in Quality, both for multinational companies in Cork.

  3. We like sports and travelling!

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Where is it?

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Located in a modern estate just off the Cork to Kerry road - it is ideal as a touring base - offering easy access to the city of Cork, and towns of Killarney, Kinsale and Blarney.

We are within walking distance of a bar/restaurant and a small convenience store, aswell as a sports complex with pitch n putt (golf) and other sports.

The 220X bus route brings you to Ballincollig and Cork city once every hour - the bus stop is just 1 minute walk from our house.

Ballincollig village is a 5 minute drive and offers choice of restaurants, bars, supermarkets and a cinema. The local park is popular with walkers, runners and has a nice playground for children.

We are within 10 minutes drive of Cork airport, from where you can fly to London, Edinburgh, Paris, Rome or Amsterdam, among other European cities.

Links to local attractions:
Cork city - www.lonelyplanet.com/ireland/county-cork/cork-city
Ballincollig Park - www.visitcorkcounty.com/place/ballincollig-regional-park/
Wild Atlantic Way - http://www.wildatlanticway.com

Best restaurants
Orso Cork City
Nightlife
Tradehouse Central Bar & Grill, Ballincollig
Favourite cafés
Good For The Soul, Soma, Good Day Deli
Where to go shopping
Ballincollig Westside Shopping
Your area's cultural and historical landmarks
Blarney Castle
Local walks
Farran Woods
Places you love to exercise
Ballincollig National Park
Top day trips
West Cork

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