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Happy Days

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Historic Victorian style home on a famous steep street featured in most books of Ireland. Stone house was built in 1850 but recently remodeled with new amenities while still retaining original charm. Second floor has 2 bedrooms including large room with bay window. Third floor has two bedrooms. Home sleeps 9 comfortably. One large bathroom with new tub and shower on second floor and one bathroom (toilet/sink) on first floor. Brand new central heating and fully equipped kitchen. House has standard Irish television and stereo with iPod docking station. Views from the back of the house include neo-Gothic cathedral and front of the house include the Bishops Palace and park. Head up the hill for a few pints with the locals at The Roaring Donkey. Beautiful Cork Harbor and downtown Cobh is at fo...Historic Victorian style home on a famous steep street featured in most books of Ireland. Stone house was built in 1850 but recently remodeled with new amenities while still retaining original charm. Second floor has 2 bedrooms including large room with bay window. Third floor has two bedrooms. Home sleeps 9 comfortably. One large bathroom with new tub and shower on second floor and one bathroom (toilet/sink) on first floor. Brand new central heating and fully equipped kitchen. House has standard Irish television and stereo with iPod docking station. Views from the back of the house include neo-Gothic cathedral and front of the house include the Bishops Palace and park. Head up the hill for a few pints with the locals at The Roaring Donkey. Beautiful Cork Harbor and downtown Cobh is at foot of the street with many more pubs, restaurants and cafes. Only 5 minute walk to the train station. 30 minutes from Cork City by train or car. Cobh is a favorite port of call for numerous cruise ships from all over the world. House and famous 'deck of cards' street is on the cover of the 2012 Lonely Planet Ireland travel guide. Cobh (formerly Queenstown) is a beautiful seaside town in County Cork and is steeped in history. It was the last port of call for the Titanic and still maintains that original pier. Visitors can participate in the Titanic Experience and visit the museum. Cobh was also where most immigrants left Ireland to begin their journeys to the new world and has a wonderful Heritage Centre highlighting this era. Assistance in genealogical searches is avaialable at the Centre. A short train ride away takes you to the beautiful historic Fota House and Grounds as well as the amazing Fota Wildlife Park where the animals run free. St. Coleman's cathedral is an awe inspiring example of neo-Gothic architecture dating back to 1868. The cathedral features a beautiful 49 bell carillon which is the largest in Ireland and Britain. If you are looking for breathtaking scenery this is the place. Short walks will take you to the waters edge and beaches and to beautiful rolling hills displaying the famous Irish 40 shades of green. Sailing, harbor boat trips and sea angling excursions are available. If golf is your thing the Cobh Golf Course is minutes away or in an hour or less you can be golfing in the spectacular Fota or Old Head of Kinsale Golf Courses. A short train and bus ride away and your at the famous Blarney Castle where you can kiss the Blarney Stone and get the gift of the gab! Many events take place during the year including commemorations of the Titanic and the Lusitania in April and May. Summertime includes the South of Ireland Festival of Piping and Drumming and the Cobh Peoples' Regatta. September brings the Blues Festival and the International Sea Angling Festival and October boasts the world famous Cork Jazz Festival. By car you can take many day trips from Cobh to explore the beauty of Ireland. You are only only 1 1/2 hours away from the quaint town of Killarney and the Killarney National Park. Killarney is minutes away from the amazing Ring of Kerry which is a beautiful drive through the mountains. The majestic Cliffs of Moher are only 2 1/2 hours away as is the beautiful seaside town of Dingle and its famous dolphin Fungie! In 1 1/2 hours you can be taking a tour of the Waterford Crystal Factory where they have worldwide shipping if you can't pass up making a purchase. The whole area of West Cork is only a 1 1/2 hours away with awe inspiring natural beauty. If you want to travel by train, make the 5 minute walk to the Cobh Train Station where you can travel to Cork and catch connecting trains all over the country. More
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Fiona R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 19 August 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Portlaoise, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2017
Management response:Responded 4 September 2017

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Reviewed 26 August 2014

The house is an older but very charming building, on a beautiful street, and mostly renovated to good condition (although there are some smaller pieces that need more work if I'm being picky). The location is fantastic - right in the town - and we...More

Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

The location won us over before seeing the house..the house is great and has everything you need and more than enough beds for large families/parties.I would go back .

Date of stay: June 2014
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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 January 2014

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Date of stay: December 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
The distinctive town of Cobh (pronounced cove) is built onto the slope of Great Island in Cork Harbour just 15 miles from Cork City. The towering St Colman's Cathedral, French Gothic in style, stands at the top of the hill overlooking the tall brightly coloured buildings of Cobh and the dockside of the most important port of emigration in the country. The port was called Queenstown, renamed following a visit from Queen Victoria in 1849, until it reverted back to its Irish name in 1922. Cobh's long maritime history includes the world's first yacht club, the Royal Cork Yacht Club established in 1720, the first steamship to sail across the Atlantic, the Sirius, sailed from Cobh in 1838, Cobh was the last port of call for the Titanic on her tragic maiden voyage and Cobh was where survivors of...
How to get there
Cork International Airport is only 30 minutes away. Shannon Airport is 2 hours away. Stop of the famous Bunratty Castle on your way to Cobh. Rental car agencies in both airports
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