About the Homestay

Suburban Cosy
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Large semidetached house in a quiet estate. Must like dogs and one mature Son remains in the family home. Kitchen is available to make hot beverages. Breakfast and
Dinner is provided and included in the price.

The town has got 3 supermarkets, Dunnes Stores, Supervalu and Lidi, bars, restaurants, beauty salons, shoe shops and two boutiques of womenswear.
There is also a hotel which has a swimming pool, at very reasonable prices it also has a sauna and gym, and ladies if you want to beauty treatments or nails done its easy to set up an appointment with the hotel. lf you are big into keeping fit The Catalyst is within walking distance of my home there's also boxing close by.
If you like horses, there are horse riding facilities all close by, and a beach is a on bus route it will bring you to Crosshaven just a fyi Crosshaven which has the oldest yacht club in the world and Fountainstown .

From where I live you have the best location town, sea and country side all close by. WHO COULD ASK FOR MORE.

Additional Info

* Please note that if you wish to hold the house Key during your stay you must pay 150 euros deposit upon arrived which will be returned as you return it. In case of loss or damage it, the deposit is non-refundable.

Pets

Dog, Fish

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Non Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 3 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Single Room 1
From 20 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Nightly Price
20
Weekly Price
140
Monthly price
600
double BEDROOM 4
From 20 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
20
40
Weekly Price
140
280
Monthly price
600
1,120
Single Bedroom 2
From 20 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Nightly Price
20
Weekly Price
140
Monthly price
600
Double Bedroom Room 3
From 20 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
20
40
Weekly Price
140
280
Monthly price
600
1,120
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About the Area

Our House is located close to Carrigaline Village, close to a bus stop that will bring you to Cork City center. Small grocery shop is close by.
It is about 14 km south of Cork city which can be reached by car in 25 minutes.
Route 220 operates from Carrigaline via Douglas Village & City Centre to Ballincollig .

Local Area Facilities
  • Beach
  • Shopping Centre
  • Bus Stop

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

***Please note that my rates include a light breakfast and evening dinner.
Please keep our home secure and make sure the front door is locked when entering and leaving the house.
Please do not adjust the heat setting yourself, ask me and i will be happy to do it for you.
Please do not invite strangers into our home, if you would like to invite a friend over just agree it with me in advance.
Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home,
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

Smoking is not allowed.

20 Reviews

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    Spain
    Age 18 - 24

    1 heart
    January 2020

    (Spanish below)
    If you like to not have your own key, If you like to have to be at home at 7pm as late for dinner or the host will text you with a emotional blackmail, If you like that the host ignores you when the host herself is angry, for sure you will have a good experience in Sandra's house.

    I'm sure that If you are in the city for bussiness or somethink like that it will be a nice experience, but if you are a young person, you want to visit Cork, take a pint, meet people... you will be worried about noy having a key a key of the house, about that Sandra texting you demading your arrival schedule, and about that you can do nothing after the 7pm in Cork, even weekends, even if you're working cause you have to be at home.

    I lived in this house almost two weeks with a french woman (Djamila), if you want to know her opinion look under this revue.

    But in the other hand, Sandra's son (Marc), and Sandra's husband (Jack) were a very good people, always ready to give you a nice conversation and very polite people. If I have to point something good about my experience in Sandra's house, was that Sandra always gave me conversation an this helped me a lot to improve my English, and that she helped me to try to find some jobs. But in my personal opinion, it depended of the day, because some days Sandra was a good person who helped you and the next day she was telling to leave her house as soon as possible.

    Be careful and enjoy Cork!

    Pd: Carrigaline is a nice city, very close to the beach and with some good restaurats and stores. But the public transport is very expensive.
    Marcos

    Si te gusta no tener tu propia llave, si te gusta tener que estar en casa a las 7 p.m. para cenar o el anfitrión te enviará un chantaje emocional, si te gusta que el anfitrión te ignore cuando está enfadado, seguro que tendrás una buena experiencia en la casa de Sandra.

    Estoy seguro de que si estás en la ciudad por negocios o algo así, será una experiencia agradable, pero si eres un joven, quieres visitar Cork, tomar una cerveza, conocer gente ... estarás angustiado por no tener tu propia llave, porque Sandra te enviará mensajes pidiéndote tu horario de llegada, y no podrás hacer nada después de las 7 p.m.en Cork, incluso los fines de semana, incluso si está trabajando porque tiene que estar en la casa.

    Viví en esta casa casi dos semanas con una mujer francesa (Djamila), si quieres saber su opinión, mira un poco más abajo.

    Pero, por otro lado, el hijo de Sandra (Marc) y el esposo de Sandra (Jack) eran muy buenas personas, siempre dispuestos a brindarle una conversación agradable y personas muy educadas. Si tengo que señalar algo bueno sobre mi experiencia en la casa de Sandra, fue que Sandra siempre me dio conversación y esto me ayudó mucho a mejorar mi inglés, y que me ayudó a tratar de encontrar algunos trabajos. Pero en mi opinión personal, dependía del día, porque algunos días Sandra era una buena persona que te ayudaba y al día siguiente te decía que saliera de su casa lo antes posible.

    ¡Ten cuidado y disfruta de Cork!

    Pd: Carrigaline es una bonita ciudad, muy cerca de la playa y con algunos buenos restaurantes y tiendas. Pero el transporte público es muy caro.
    Marcos

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    Homestay Host Family Sandra in ,

    Marcos requested to come to my home with his profile on homestay.com indicating he was to study English in Cork, on the first day of arrival he informed me that he was in Cork to find work not study.
    l indicated to Marcos on the first day that there was no key given to guests and he was fine with that as l had to change my front door lock at considerable cost to me as a previous guest had walked off with the key.
    During his stay Marcos would stay out very late, 4.00/5.00 am on some occasions and disturb other guests on his return.
    Marcos kept insisting on having a key so l contacted homestay.com and asked them what is the norm with other homes in giving out keys for the property. Their experience was that some owners did not give out keys to guests while others offered keys subject to a refundable deposit for the key.
    The refundable option was offered to Marcos but he declined.
    Eventually, we had to tell Marcos to leave our home with due notice as it was not working for us and expectation was that he was staying in a hotel rather than someone's home.

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    Ireland
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    December 2019

    Good hosts and comfortable home

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    France
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    Our stay at Sandra's house was a very good expérience.
    We enjoy discuss with Sandra and her husband Jack.
    The breakfast and dinner were delicious.
    Sandra is a benevolent personn and she gives us good advices for our visits.

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    Hungary
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    I went to learn English language to Ireland .
    And I had a great time staying at Sandra and Jack's house.
    I had an unforgettable experience during my days there.
    The room is very nice, clean, spacious and the view from the window is fabulous.
    The dinner was in a friendly atmosphere, which was a very pleasant experience for me.
    I am especially grateful to Sandra for dinner because she always made delicious food.
    Sandra, Jack and Mark always to helped me.
    I will thank them for my successful English exam.

    Nyelvtanulás céljából mentem Írországba.
    Nagyszerű időt töltöttem el Sandra és Jack házában.
    Felejthetetlen jó élményeket szereztem az ott töltött napok alatt.
    A szoba nagyon szép, tiszta, tágas és az ablakból a kilátás mesés.
    Barátságos hangulatot teremtett a közös vacsora, ami számomra nagyon kellemes élmény volt.
    Külön hálás vagyok Sandrának a vacsoráért, mert mindig finom ételt készített.
    Sandra, Jack és Márk mindenben segítségemre voltak.
    A sikeres Angol nyelvvizsgámat nekik fogom köszönni.

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    South Korea
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    Walking distance to Carrigaline, 24 hours bus route. Sandra, Jack and Mark are friendly family. They will take care about you.

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    Spain
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    One of the best options was staying with Sandra and Jack. They help you a lot and they worry about their guests. The cooking is also perfect! I just regret for not being able to stay more days with them, because I'd do it.

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    New Zealand
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Great stay at Sandra and Jacks place! They are very welcoming and cooked some great meals in the evening as well as providing a substantial breakfast every morning! Would recommend this place to anyone looking for somewhere close to Cork!

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    Ireland
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    August 2019

    Had a really good experience staying with Sandra,Jack and Mark. The family are really friendly and helpful and the home is always kept in really clean and tidy condition. The location is very good , just a short walk to Carrigaline Town and there is a 24 hr bus route nearby if anybody wants to go to Cork City .I would recommend to anyone looking to stay here.

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    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    July 2019

    We had a great time staying at Sandra and Jack house. They are really good and helpful people. House is clean,rooms are good,and they offer really great breakfast and dinner every day. Bus station is really near,just couple minutes of walking...

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    South Korea
    Age 25 - 34

    4 hearts
    June 2019

    This guest awarded the host 4 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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