Number One ,Donovans Hill.Paved garden
Ma's Cottage nestled in the heart of old Bantry
Ma's Cottage nestled in the heart of old Bantry

Entire home/apt

4 guests

1 Bedroom

3 Beds

Entire home/apt

4 guests

1 Bedroom

3 Beds

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About this listing

This is a very old private cottage with great charecter, a warm modern interior situated right in the centre of Bantry town. It has a paved garden setting it back from the entrance.
Many years ago when Ma used to live here it was a great house for visiting, card playing,tea drinking and topical discussions(gossip), everyone was welcome. It is very central just off the main plaza. The entire building is yours and would be most suitable for small families or four friends sharing.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: 3PM - 8PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: €125 / night
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The space

There is a double room ensuite(shower only) with a King size bed, and two single beds on a mezanine floor that overlooks the main living area. There is a second bathroom downstairs also(shower only).
All beds are upstairs so unfortunatley this premise is not wheelchair friendly.
The whole cottage is yours with a fully fitted kitchen, towels, bedding and laundry facilities. There is a TV with local channels and wifi.

Guest access

You will have this lovely cottage to yourselves,

Interaction with guests

We can greet you on arrival and we are always at the end of a phone. We live and work in Bantry so we are never too far away.

The neighbourhood

This Cottage is right in the heart of the oldest part of Bantry. Set back from the lane it is very private. With local residents all round it is generally quiet. You can park outside the gate of the cottage on the laneway, or on the Main plaza at the end of the lane. The Hotel and the end of the lane has a night club at weekends, sometimes music can be distantly heard.
The town offers a fine selection of restaurants and bars.The Fish Kitchen is our number one choice in restaurants with Ma Murphys and The Anchor Tavern our choice in local bars.
For wet days the local cinema is less that 2mins walk away.
And for the Sunny days(we get the odd one!) Bantry Beach is less that 10 mins walk.

Getting around

Being so central, everywhere in Bantry town in within walking distance. A car is advisable if you want to see the three local peninsulas (Sheeps Head, Mizen Head and Beara). All three have great drives, walks and stunning vistas. The pier is less than 10 mins walk where you can take a ferry to Whiddy Island. Bantry House and Gardens is also less than 10 mins walk.

Other things to note

The Mezanine floor and steep stairs would make this premise unsuitable for guests with mobility issues. It would also test any parent with very small children climbing up and down the same stairs.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 8PM

Please clean all used dishes and leave the space tidy.
Check in is Beween 3pm and 8pm if you are delayed please inform us.



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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

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2 Reviews

Rob User Profile
May 2017
Diarmaid is a great host, super chilled and warm but very informative too. He left some scones for us when we arrived which was much appreciated. The place was great, super clean and spacious, just like the photos and in a great spot. He also gave us some recommendations for the area and we are at his delicious fish restaurant too. Had an incredible few days!

David User Profile
April 2017
Amazing accommodation and very spacious indeed! We love the location and how Spanish it feels! The host kept in contact with us before, during and after our trip and his restaurant is simply amazing! Should we be in the neighbourhood, we would love to stay in this property again. Thank you, Diarmaid for being a great host!

Bantry, Ireland · Joined in October 2014
Diarmaid User Profile

Im new to Air BnB so all this is a fresh experience. I have travelled a lot and im looking forward to being a host instead of a guest.
I love anything to do with the Sea from diving , Sailing , rowing and swimming and of course eating seafood as I am marine biologist who owns a Seafood restaurant in Bantry.
West Cork is a great destination for all of these things and i can point you in the right direction if you enjoy watersports or any other acticvity

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour