Number 1 Riverside Is Right On The Water And Only Steps From Schull Village....

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Number 1 Riverside Is Right On The Water And Only Steps From Schull Village....

4.7/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Sea view
  • Outdoor space
Schull, County Cork

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSchull Harbour1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSchull Planetarium7 min walk
  • Popular LocationMount Gabriel12 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
900 sq ft
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Number 1 Riverside Is Right On The Water And Only Steps From Schull Village....

Holiday home in Schull with kitchen and patio
No. 1 Riverside has all mod-cons and comforts, and is literally steps from the village and the water.

Uniquely situated close to the harbour and paces to the village and the pier. Riverside is aptly named as the river does indeed run parallel to the property. At night you can open the window and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the babbling brook.

The house itself is part of three properties that surround a courtyard and is accessed from Pier Road. The living space is on the first floor, overlooking the courtyard and harbour to the back. On Sunday mornings you can see the Farmers' Market from the kitchen window and if inclined, pop around the corner to sample its delightful fare and lively atmosphere.

The residence consists of two bedrooms, one ensuite. The main bedroom has a large double bed and overlooks pier road to the front and the courtyard to the back. The second bedroom has a double bed and a child's travel cot can be provided if needed. The second bathroom is off the hall. Both bathrooms have combination showers which heat the water instantly.

The kitchen, dining and living area are open plan and very nicely appointed and comfortable. The kitchen has a washer/dryer and the living room has a sofa that converts into a bed, if required. There are windows to the back of the living room and in winter you can see the sea beyond. In the summer the tree foliage is very dense so the view is obstructed. There is a smart television in the living room. Vodafone is the wifi provider for the house and passwords will be provided when the booking is confirmed.

Anne is the house host. She takes great care that the house is ready and will go in prior to your arrival and turn on heating if the temperature is on the chilly side and air the property in summer. Freshly laundered sheets and towels will be provided and the beds made up.

There is a small alcove to the front of the main entrance which provides a sheltered spot where you can place the small table and two chairs and catch the late afternoon sun while sipping a cool drink or having a glass of wine. It is also a lovely spot to have breakfast or just sit and read a book and listen to the sound of the water and seagulls circling the fishing boats overhead, as they return from their expeditions on the water.

Schull is the perfect place from which to explore west cork -.It is also a perfect place to just settle down and enjoy the slower pace of life. The magic of Riverside is that once there, you can just park the car and wonder around as everything is in walking distance from the house.

There is plenty to do both for the active or passive traveler. The region provides many outdoor activities as well as cultural experiences. There are dozens of festivals throughout the year either in the town or in the surrounding areas. Artists, writers, filmmakers and actors have always favoured this part of the country and is home to many home grown and international celebrities who contribute to the cultural landscape of the area, creating a diverse and interesting menu of events to enjoy without having to venture too far away.

For those who like to spend time on the water there are daily trips to the islands on the coast or if you prefer to skipper yourself, Schull is known for its sailing club and facilities. The regatta is widely attended and the "Fastnet" race known around the globe. Not far by car you will come across beautiful Barleycove beach which is frequented by surfers and windsurfers alike as well as beach goers, walkers and lovers of wildlife.

One of my favourite things to do in the winter months is to go for a walk on Barleycove strand and feel the force of the wind's wild rawness coming in off the Atlantic while listening to the roar of the sea as it crashes onto the beach... Following such an experience I like to head to Crookhaven, stopping off at O'Sullivan's for a steaming cup of chowder. In the summer months Barleycove is frequented by families and children who love the beach as it has natural sand dunes and sheltered spots, perfect for picnics. The surfers tend to look for more exposed parts of the beach and it's an enjoyable sight watching them ride the waves.

For those who like to stay on land, Schull lies at the foot of Mount Gabriel which is an ideal hiking location for all levels of hikers or climbers. here are lots of local trails, where you can take in the genuinely breathtaking landscape. Other areas and activities to explore are Mizen Head, Bantry, Goleen, Skibbereen and Ballydehob; to name but a few. Mizen Head is a must see if possible. It is the most southerly west tip of Ireland and sports a good view of "Fastnet Rock" - the lighthouse which was the very last thing that the Irish emigrant would see on their journey across the Atlantic to America. It was called at the time the "Teardrop of Ireland" as people would stand on deck and weep as it disappeared from view knowing that they may never see their homeland again. I could continue writing about the delights of West Cork and Schull but it would be a book! So, I will stop now and hope that you come and visit soon.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Owner/Property Manager

Languages spoken


Property amenities


  • WiFi available


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Dining room
  • Living room


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Lift
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Cycling nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Golf nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 4


  • Cycling
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain climbing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Windsurfing

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Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession). EU consumer law relating to professional hosts will not apply to your booking. However, the Book with Confidence Guarantee and the cancellation policy set by the private host will cover your booking.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

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About this area


Located in Schull, this holiday home is in a rural area. Schull Harbour and Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Schull Planetarium and Kilravock Garden. Discover the area's water adventures with windsurfing and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and cycling. Guests appreciate the property's central location.

What's nearby

  • Schull Harbour - 1 min walk
  • Schull Planetarium - 7 min walk
  • Mount Gabriel - 12 min drive
  • Kilravock Garden - 21 min drive
  • Island Cottage - 86 min drive


  • O' Regan's - 3 min walk
  • T. J. Newman - 3 min walk
  • Hackett - 3 min walk
  • New Haven - 4 min walk
  • Black Sheep - 4 min walk

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 14 out of 19 reviews
5 - Excellent 74%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 19 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 19 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 19 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 19 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Comfortable and central
Very comfortable property. Very well equipped for cooking in the evenings. Centrally located .... just yards from the pier, coastal walks, supermarket, town centre, and probably the best fish & chips in Ireland! Inside parking is a great plus. Great central location for touring. Recommended. Hope to stay here again.

5/5 Excellent

Perfect place to stay
We absolutely loved everything about our stay in Schull and at one Riverside. It was the perfect spot, right by the pier and beautiful Atlantic, as well as walking distance to everywhere in town. Could not have been better!

5/5 Excellent

Perfect Spot
A perfect apartment in the perfect spot in Schull. Lovely and clean and tidy with everything that you might need. Very spacious and the location cannot be be beaten. Dealing with Marianne and Anne was seamless and both were very helpful hosts. Highly recommend and will definitely be returning.
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

A relaxing break
Perfectly located near to the pier and the village, an extensively equipped property with everything you might need for your stay. Off road parking although it would be hard to manoeuvre if all three properties using the courtyard were occupied. Stairs to property would not be suitable for those with limited mobility. Spacious rooms and comfortable furnishings although a little overcrowded with decorative items. We found the property musty even with the windows open. Very peaceful except for the loud music on weekend evenings which carried on until the early hours (5.00am) and kept us awake.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

A perfect family getaway
Number 1 Riverside was the perfect house for our family of three during our week-long stay in Schull! It was incredibly comfortable and cozy and had everything we needed. The location is amazing - the sound of the stream just outside the windows was wonderful, and we loved being able to see the harbor, too! Anne was fantastic - so welcoming and a great source of information...and Schull itself was lovely - great pubs and restaurants, incredibly friendly people, a great little grocery store (Centra) a short walk away, and a beautiful walkway along the water... It was the perfect homebase for our adventures in West Cork, including a day trip to Killarney National Park, visits to Skibbereen and Mizen Head, and the most incredible hikes up Mt. Gabriel and to the Dunough Castle Ruins on Three Castle Head. This trip was everything we could have hoped for - largely due to this cozy house, Anne's warm welcome, and the wonderful people of Schull!
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2019