Copper Beech farm is a family run dairy farm set in a peaceful rural setting, close to the bustling town of Kinsale. "The Barn" and "The Loft" are 19th Century stone barns which have been beautifully restored and converted into self contained holiday cottages. Many of the original features have been retained i.e Exposed stone walls, Timber panelled ceilings and Wooden floors.
All modern conveniences have been fitted to ensure our guests have all the comforts of home. Children are especially welcome and will enjoy the fresh air, freedom and space that a farming environment has to offer, and a safe children's playground will keep them busy for hours. Outdoors there are large mature gardens with lawns, shrubs and trees. There is ample parking for cars.
Accomodation includes two en-suite bedrooms which sleep up to 5 people, a cot and highchair can be supplied on request. There is a large kitchen/living area with a modern fully-fitted kitchen that contains a cooker, microwave and fridge. A welcome pack is provided on arrival.
The living area has a colour TV, with RTE and BBC channels. Gold Shield electrical heating is available in all rooms. A balcony complements the accomodation and is ideal for relaxing on a sunny afternoon. Downstairs there is a laundry room with washing machine and tumble-dryer.
Golf: The beautiful new parkland course at Farrangalway is just a 5 minute drive, while within a 30 minute drive you have some of Ireland's best courses such as: The Old Head, Cork Golf Club; Harbour Point; Lee Valley, Muskerry Golf Club, Bandon Golf club and Fota Island Golf Club.
Beach: The Dock is a small safe beach just outside Kinsale. Garretstown is a 25 minute drive, and beaches in West Cork, i.e. Inchadoney and Owenahincha are well worth a visit.
Water Sports: The Oysterhaven centre, 10 miles, caters for every level and age group with a variety of water sports including kayaking, wind-surfing and sailing; while the Outdoor Education Centre in Kinsale caters for adventure sports like canoeing, archery, absailing and rock-climbing.
Pony Trekking: Follyfoot Riding Farm is just 1 mile away and a qualified instructor is available for lessons. Quadbike and Paintball games are available locally 5 miles.
Fishing: Deep sea fishing can be arranged from Kinsale, boat hire is also available.
Places to Visit
Kinsale: This ancient sea faring town is just 6 miles away, with its narrow winding streets and colourful shopfronts. Now known as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland, it boasts some of the finest restaurants in the country with menus and prices to suit all tastes and pockets. Its pubs are also well known, many having music throughout the year. Charles Fort, Desmond Castle and St. Multose church are historic buildings in the town and there are guided tours in the summer season, scenic harbour cruises are available daily on a luxury vessel "Spirit of Kinsale".
Cork City: with its fine shopping streets and its many tourist attractions. Cork City Gaol, Shandon, Butter Exchange Market, Heritage Park and The English Market.
Blarney: 25 minutes to Blarney Castle and Woollen Mills.
Fota Wildlife Park: 25 minutes.
Cobh: 30 minutes to Cathedral, Famine Trail, Queenstown Story.
Midleton: 35 minutes to Jameson Heritage Centre.
Clonakilty: 40 minutes to Model Train Village.
Killarney: 75 minutes to the Lakes, Muckross, Gap of Dunloe.
Rental is from Saturday to Saturday. Towels & linen supplied free.
Terms & Conditions
Booking will only be confirmed on receipt of €100 damage deposit.
Payment in full to be paid on arrival.
Premises must be vacated by 11:00am on morning of departure.
Arrival time no earlier than 3:00 pm.
The property must be left in the condition in which it is found.
The damage deposit will be refunded on departure following an inspection.
Electricity charged for at Meter Reading.
We live in a beautiful area near Kinsale in West Cork where we have a family run dairy farm. We love to share our farm with our guests. Guests are welcome to explore the farm and help with some farm work if they wish.
We are always at hand to assist our guests and help make their stay as rewarding as possible.
Michael & Eileen