Coolmain Point House
Co. Cork, Ireland
Welcome to Coolmain Point House, situated in the largest and the southernmost county in Ireland, County Cork, which is home to colorful towns and villages, as well as stunning coastlines. The waterfront house is a perfect retreat to enjoy your holiday, just a short trip from Cork, guests are in prime position to enjoy the beauties historical and cultural Ireland has to offer.
Wrapped in the elements of the Atlantic Ocean, with direct access to the beach, Coolmain Point House features stunning breathtaking views that make guests feel like you are floating as you look down into the Atlantic waters. The modern, stylish and beautifully designed property has a high spec finish, making it a stylish and comfortable house to enjoy your stay.
Welcoming guests into the 525 square feet (160m2) property, the large patio with a wide space, has comfortable furniture and dining facilities, perfect for enjoying the ocean breeze spending great moments bonding with family and friends. Badminton sets and table tennis will allow guests to enjoy countless hours of fun.
Stepping inside the striking single level Coolmain Point house, guests will be amazed by the large open-plan living area with dining and lounge featuring fireplace, with the floor to ceiling windows that allow you to soak in the stunning ocean views. For guests whose creating culinary art is a passion, you will love whipping up decadent meals in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen while enjoying the spectacular views over the ocean. The 4 bedroomed property features a spacious master bedroom with a king size bed, other 2 bedrooms with queen size bed and the last one with a twin bed.
The unique location of the property will give you the chance to discover the historical and natural wonders in the South-West region of Ireland, starting from the nearby Howe Strand Beach that guest will reach after a short 10 minute drive. This quiet and calm beach is good for surfing, swimming, fishing, and the most adventurous guests will even have the possibility to jump from the cliffs!
On your way to Cork along the coast, guests will be amazed by the myriad of colourful villages strung along the coastline, and will enjoy a visit of the picturesque town of Kinsale. The town is the seafood capital of Ireland and pioneered the Slow Food Movement with local artisan and food producers getting together with chefs to produce the most wonderful food that guests can feast on fish freshly landed by the boats in the harbour. Famous for its colourful streetscapes, Kinsale has significant military history and is also renowed for the defeat of the Irish in the Battle of Kinsale in 1601, which changed the course of Irish history forever.
Occupying a stunning and unique headland reaching out over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean, where the black and white striped Old Head Lighthouse stands looking out to sea, the Old Head of Kinsale is home to the most spectacular world-class golf course, where golf lovers will hit the links and play a round like nowhere else!
After a 30 minute drive from Kinsale, guests will experience Ireland’s second largest city, Cork. The city offers history, heritage and landmarks, and you will be enchanted by a walk along the River Lee that flows around the center, and by the artisan food and drink and the strong cultural and musical vibe. Head to the magnificent English Market in the heart of the city center, one of the world’s oldest municipal markets. Here is where guests will grab a sample local fare at one of the many stalls artisan breads, fruit, and freshly caught seafood. Stroll around the streets of the city and discover St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral, decorated with the finest Cork marble, and head to the Fitzgerald Park, a tranquil oasis home to rose garden and many statues and sculptures. While Cork has one of the deepest natural harbours in the world, the city also benefits from the last sunset in Europe.
Single Family Home with 1 level
4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 525 square feet, 49 square meters
King, Queen, Queen, and Twin
8 guests maximum
45 minutes drive
Unobstructed views of the Irish Sea!
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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Activities of Interest
- There is abundant lake and river fishing and for the outdoor enthusiast there are miles of trails for walking, horse-riding or biking.
- Make your own way or join one of the many guided experiences. If you are feeling up to the challenge why not take on Ireland's highest peak Carrauntoohil (3405 feet - 1038m)
- Kinsale Food Tours
- West Cork Model Railway Village (25 minute drive) -
Places of Interest
- Howe Strand Beach (7 minute drive) - a quiet and calm beach is good for surfing, swimming, fishing, and cliff jumping!
- Charles Fort (25 minute drive) - One of the country's largest military installations, Charles Fort has been part of some of the most momentous events of Irish history.
- Kinsale (25 minute drive) - Famous for its colourful streetscapes, rich history and beautiful landscapes, Kinsale is a historic port and fishing town in County Cork, which also has significant military history.
- Clonakilty (30 minute drive) - Full of charm, colourful shop fronts with masterful, handpainted signs, the multi-award winning, cosmopolitan and friendly seaside town is situated at the heart of West Cork.
- Inchydoney (30 minute drive) - Connected to the mainland by two causeways, this small island is a hidden paradise, where guests can explore the rugged beauty of West Cork by kayak and by bike.
- Cork (50 minutes drive) - Visit Cork City and explore historic buildings, narrow streets and lively markets in one of Ireland's oldest cities.
- 40"+ TV
- Covered Parking
- Espresso Machine
- High Speed Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Satellite/Cable TV
- Washer & Dryer
- Wireless Internet