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“The Most Amazing Place in Ireland!”
The Fish House
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The Fish House
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Bedroom 2
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Skibbereen, County Cork

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lynseyhan...
Dublin
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“The Most Amazing Place in Ireland!”
Reviewed 22 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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The Fish House was recommended to us by a friend, and we headed there for a long St Patricks weekend. We weren't disappointed! The house is amazing, peace and quiet in abundance! There are 3 bedrooms including an amazing master bedroom where you can look out the window onto a tidal river with fantastic views.
The living room had a large open fire with a healthy provision of logs to keep it well lit! Denise (our host!) greeted us with a warm welcome (including a lovely basket of goodies to celebrate our anniversary!) and lives just up the road if there are any questions or queries.
The house is a great base for exploring the West Cork area, or if you want a romantic getaway you sit on the deck at the back of the house and watch the river pass by and the stars come out.
This place would take your breath away, we can't wait to go back!!

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Liked best: The deck at the back of the house
Liked least: Having to leave!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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squilly_8
dublin
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing place”
Reviewed 1 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013
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Never really thought of staying in a cottage before but when a friend recommended Fish House and I looked at the website I was hooked (pardon the pun). Such a beautiful cottage and what a setting! The cottage is like a Tardus- doesn't appear that big on the outside but seemed extremely spacious once you went through the door. When the weather is cold light the fire, curl up on the sofa and watch the wildlife on your doorstep. I'd say sitting on the deck, right on the water, on a sunny day is like heaven on earth. I've seen a lot of cottages in my time but Fish House is in another league. Denise was very friendly and helpful too. Can't recommend a stay at Fish House highly enough and feel very lucky to have stayed in such a special place. I am already planning the next visit. Thanks again Denise!

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Liked best: beautiful location and beautiful cottage (inside and out!)
Liked least: nothing
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East Aurora, New York
Reviewed 28 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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Shaun M
Leeds
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The perfect getaway”
Reviewed 13 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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Just back from another glorious stay at this lovely cottage. It's the perfect getaway from the big smoke and a real home from home. We loved being right on the water and watching the birds, the occasional boats, the scullers on Sunday morning and the surprise visit by a seal. Breakfast on the deck was a great way to start the day...and we got sunshine! The cottage is so comfortable - LOVED the huge double bed, great having WiFi and on the one rainy and windy night we had, we lit the big open fire and just snuggled down in the coziness of it all. Honestly it's hard to fault the place. It's so carefully thought out and it feels so personal. Nothing like any rental we've ever stayed in and that's why we will return again!

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Liked best: Its uniqueness, peace and homeliness.
Liked least: That we only stayed for a week.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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marie7773...
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“West Cork at it's absolute best”
Reviewed 1 June 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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I sooooo cannot recommend Teach Iasc (or Fish House) enough. I stayed here for the first time last weekend with some friends from London. I grew up in the area but now live in London and wanted somewhere really nice to bring some friends and show it off! And Teach Iasc was so perfect I cannot describe. It's in the most idyllic location - literally sat on the river - with a balcony where you can just sit, chill and watch the sun go down, which is exactly what we did with a few vinos our very first evening! The house itself is so gorgeously decorated - every single piece is beautiful. Nothing matches, everythings an original and together it's just fantastic. And the welcome we had was just West Cork at it's absolute best. Denise was so helpful and friendly and her dog Boo - well she just adopted us for the night and us her! I would definitely definitely recommend it and will definitely be staying again.

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Liked best: Everything really
Liked least: Not a single thing
Travelling group: With Friends
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