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Sherkin Island in Sherkin Island, Cork

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sleeps 6
4 rooms
2 bathrooms

Key features

  • Pets allowed
  • Open Fire
  • Ideal for family holidays (sleeps 6 - 8)
  • Fishing and Birdwatching
  • Safe and clean beaches
  • Sky TV
  • Close to beaches

Sherkin Island description

This superb house has every possible convenience, including Sky TV and decorated to a very high standard. In addition, the luxury accommodation has a stunning view of the Cuinne, an inlet from Roaring Water Bay.

Ideal for family holidays (sleeps 6 - 8) due to the proximity of safe and clean beaches - and has everything you could possibly require to have a relaxing break.

The Sherkin Island bus greets every ferry and will bring you and all your bags to the door!

2016 Tariffs - please email Linda at for availability

Minimum Let : E500, utilities E6 per day to include gas, electricity and oil


Ranges from E550 to E650 off-peak (October to April)
E650 to E750 mid peak (May, June & September)
and E750 to E1000 peak (July & August).

10% discount for multiple weeks, i.e.

Christmas, New Year's, and Easter (price on request).

Long weekends – €500 off peak only. Security deposit €400

** Excludes nominal utility charges (E6 per day to include oil, gas and electricity),

Terms and Conditions

Pets allowed, but please enquire first.

Not available for groups, sorry - families or couples only.

Minimum let one week - Saturday to Saturday

Arrival 4pm - departure 10am during peak season.
Off-peak by arrangement.

This beautiful 4 bed house is a 5 - 10 minute walk from two very safe beaches and approximately 20 minutes from both the Island's Pub, The Jolly Roger and the Hotel, the Islander's Rest (Wifi available), both of which provide excellent food, company and music
The island of Sherkin has many beautiful, safe and clean beaches and really stunning scenery including a 15th Century Franciscan Friary and the ruined O'Driscoll Castle, Dun-na-Long.

Sherkin is approximately 3 x 1 miles and is renowned for being a home to unique wildlife and flora and fauna. There are about 100 full time residents and many interesting characters among them who live and work on Sherkin including craft workers, artists and musicians. Sherkin has a hotel and a pub, both of which offer excellent food including wonderful seafood, great conversation and regular traditional music sessions.

The island also has a church, two schools, a community centre and a library. Sherkin island has its own bus service and is easily accessible all year round with a reliable ferry service which only takes 10 minutes from the mainland, Baltimore, and the nearest Airport, Cork is just 60 miles away.

Activities such as sailing, swimming, diving, power boat trips and island-hopping, fishing (including deep sea fishing), bird watching are all easily arranged. The seas surrounding Sherkin are one of the best places for whale watching in Europe and have a year round population of dolphins and seals. Sherkin is the perfect place to relax and rewind – it has its own special character and once visited – is never forgotten!

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Special offers



  • Open all year
  • Nature walks
  • Microwave
  • Linen included
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Family friendly
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Easy walking access
  • Drying machine
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Detached property
  • DVD
  • Cot available
  • Close to sea
  • Beach very close
  • Bath towels included
  • Open fire
  • Oven
  • Pets Allowed
  • Relaxation
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Satellite TV
  • Sea view
  • Shower
  • TV room

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Joe, London
September 2010
The location was great for a get-away and we enjoyed a local walk and trip to a nearby pub, which had traditional music,. Stunning cottage, it was hard to leave, luxurious property in a heavenly place.
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