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Charming Victorian Home

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Beautiful Victorian Terraced House in Cobh. Recently renovated with style, this comfortable house can host up to 8 guests in the 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with toilets. Imagine yourself relaxing in the sofa with a nice glass of wine listening to traditional Irish music, after a day of walking and discovering of this beautiful area of Ireland. Situated in the middle of the hill, the house features: On the Ground floor, past the original hallway with traditional features, a comfortable living room with Sofa and chairs that opens into a separate dining room with large dining table. The separate kitchen includes all facilities (including washing-machine) and you can also use it as your breakfast room as it has another kitchen table! On the First Floor, you will find there are 2 bathrooms:...Beautiful Victorian Terraced House in Cobh. Recently renovated with style, this comfortable house can host up to 8 guests in the 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with toilets. Imagine yourself relaxing in the sofa with a nice glass of wine listening to traditional Irish music, after a day of walking and discovering of this beautiful area of Ireland. Situated in the middle of the hill, the house features: On the Ground floor, past the original hallway with traditional features, a comfortable living room with Sofa and chairs that opens into a separate dining room with large dining table. The separate kitchen includes all facilities (including washing-machine) and you can also use it as your breakfast room as it has another kitchen table! On the First Floor, you will find there are 2 bathrooms: one consisting of a walk-in shower room, toilet and washbasin, and on the same floor a further large bathroom consisting of a stand-alone bath, separate walk-in shower, toilet and washbasin with the best view of the Harbour! Pamper yourself in the large bath watching the liners coming in the harbour after a day of discovery! In the bay-window room, there are 2 beds (1 king size + 1 single) and another cosy bedroom with a traditional double bed. On the Top of the House, there is are two great bedrooms. Bedroom 3 consists of a King size bed and a single bed where you will recharge your energy for the next day! And Bedroom four consists of a Double Bed with view to the Cathedral. A cot can be supplied on request. By staying in this house, you will not only feel at home, but you will also be at the heart of a great community that offers: traditional pubs, nice restaurants, the unique Colemans’ Cathedral, the Titanic Museum, Cobh Heritage Centre, etc. all within a short walking distance. If you are a golf enthusiast, there are several golf clubs nearby (including Cobh Golf Club and Fota Golf Club) – ask us for more information as we can help with green fees. In the area, you can drive to Ballycotton and its magnificent cliff walks; visit the Stephen Pearce Pottery and the Shanagarry Cookery School, the Jameson Experience, Blarney Castle, etc. Trains and Ferries The train station is a very short walk downhill, which is accessed from the local heritage centre (25 minutes train journey to Cork City, with a regular train service). The Ferry is a further 2 miles drive from the house in the same direction, very well sign-posted. Car There is parking facilities in front of the house - and it is free. 2 Nights Accommodation Where possible, on request, we may be able to facilitate a 2 nights stay. Please enquire for details. Fireplace: not in use, feature only (under no circumstances are any of the fireplaces to be used for heating as we have an oil central heating system in place)More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Washer
Central Heating
Water Views
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Corporate Bookings
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Staying in one of these Victorian houses made you feel a part of the history of Cobh. Carole and her husband, Paddy, were awesome hosts whether it was saving a parking space, making recommendations, or just checking in on us to be sure that we...More

Thank Sheehansrback
Carole P, VR Owner at Charming Victorian Home, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you very much! It was such a pleasure hosting you! We hope to see you very soon again!

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Cobh for a weekend away from the hustle of London. A lovely home with the perfect facilities for a relaxing stay. No tv was a godsend as we actually read and made conversation-very unlike the usual busy days of day to day life!!...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Sometimes when things are so awful they are amusing....this was not! When we finally found the house which was unfortunately positioned beside a building site we found it to be cold, poorly furnished, even lacking a television....not that there does be much on! There was...More

5  Thank hungrymonster2016
Carole P, VR Owner at Charming Victorian Home, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Rosie, I understand your stay with your family in our house did not meet your expectations. I would like to take this opportunity to answer your disgruntled points as you are a disgruntled guest. Firstly, I will always remain very surprised by people who...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had the misfortune to stay here in February 2017. It was freezing and there was no heat on when we arrived. Some hours later the house was still freezing so, having checked the house manual and no warning in it, we lit the fire. We...More

7  Thank Helena E
Carole P, VR Owner at Charming Victorian Home, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Helena, As your comments are regarding the same booking as your daughter Rosie who commented also, please find below our response to you. I understand your stay with your family in our house did not meet your expectations. I would like to take this...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Positives From the first enquiry I had a good impression of both Carole and Patrick and we were not disappointed. Both are lovely and down to earth. Which is always a good start. The house was perfectly adequate to cater for 8 - 10 guests....More

1  Thank Quest672955
About the Owner
Carole P
Languages spoken:English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
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On arrival, we will greet you with refreshments and take you through the house. What can you do in Cobh? Activities Regatta - The next one will take place on August 14th-16th Music festival at the oldest yacht club in Ireland (the Sirius Art Centre) 500m walk from the house Cobh Sailing Club offering sailing activities for kids and adults at white point 1 km walk from the house Cuskinny court group activity centre is an adventure park ideal for children of all ages - Adventure park (1.5km from the house) and if you want to test the water, across the road from the adventure park, you can join the local community where they meet at high tide for one of the most picturesque swim you will experience. Fota zoo 5km from the house on the next island which can be reached by car or tr...
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