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The Fish House

The Fish House
12 reviews
The Fish House
Living Room
Master Bedroom
Kitchen Sill
Bathroom 1
Bedroom 2
On the deck
It's the loo!
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Skibbereen, County Cork
The Fish House, somewhere you can relax… and call home, is a pretty stone cottage (redecorated, carpetted and equipped in spring 2010) and has a beautiful country feel to it. Think Liscannor flag stonefloors, elm worktops, painted tongue and groove panelling, limewashed walls, irish country furniture and you’re nearly there. Add an eclectic mix of Morrocan wall hangings, Scottish orkney chairs, hurricane lamps, books and paintings, and we hope we’ve created somewhere you can really enjoy!

Glance out the windows when the tide is high and it's like being on a boat with views of the water in most directions. Seals occasionally pay a visit, or the local kingfisher may get over his shyness and perch on the deck, or the ducks (if it's the right time of year) may provide entertainment as they teach their ducklings to swim on the pond b...
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About the Owner, Denise C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 137 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL216139
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
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English first
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2017 for a stay in June 2017
people found this review helpful

Simply wonderful. We loved our week (in fabulous sunshine) in the Fish House. We have been raving about it ever since. An amazing house in a stunning location.

Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2017 for a stay in April 2016
people found this review helpful

If you want home from home (and a perfect home at that) this is the idyllic place to stay to get away from it all, relax, read, watch the water-world go by. And although Ireland is supposed to be rainy, the deck on to the river seemed to attract the sun. Full of beautiful furniture and oozing character, set on...

London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in August 2014
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We stayed (family of 4) in the Fish House for 2 weeks and had the most incredible time. our twins (aged 8) absolutely loved it and we all travelled back to a time of uncomplicated pleasure, watching the world slip slowly past. The Fish House reconnects you with nature and the passing of the tides which happens daily - and...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please note that the property is by the water's edge so suitability for children depends on the age of the children. Please contact the owner to discuss. Dogs are allowed...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    5 Twins
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 4 nights
R 2 467
R 2 393
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All inclusive of heating, electricity, logs for open-fire, wifi and telephone (incoming calls only). €250 breakages deposit is payable on arrival. Additional €100 deposit required for guests with dogs.

Discounts available for bookings of 3 weeks or more. 4 night minimum stay – please email for more details as to when short stays are available. Many thanks for your interest and hope to see you at the Fish House!
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About the neighbourhood
Naturally enough given the proximity to the water – sailing, surfing, kayaking, diving are all a great way to pass the time here – courses for these can be taken locally. One special mention has to be night time kayaking – an absolutely wonderful experience for all abilities. Or take a more gentle approach on a coastal boat trip and watch dolphins and whales playing alongside as you take in the scenery.

Golfing, fishing, horse riding, walking, archaeological trips, even dirt and quad biking make it onto the list! Pampering (well who says this has to be all about action!) – West Cork offers an amazing range of alternative therapy opportunities from yoga to belly dancing, tai chi to reiki, homeopathy to osteopathy, indian massage to seaweed treatments. Go home glowing!

Food is a big thing...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cork Airport: 90.0 km
Railway: Cork Kent Station: 100.0 km
Ferry: Ringaskiddy: 105.0 km
Fly to: Cork Airport (1 hour) , Shannon (3 hours) or Dublin (5 hours)
Among the airlines flying to Cork are: Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Aer Arran, Air Wales, Wizz & BMI Baby

By Ferry:
Irish Ferries Pembroke – Rosslare, Cherbourg – Rosslare www.irishferries.com
Stena Line Fishguard – Rosslare www.stenaline.com
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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