Quirky stay for landlubbers

This boat is not located on a marina., Ireland

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Max 3 people , 1 cabin
1 single bed
Min 1 night / Max 14 nights
Check in 5 p.m. / Check out 11 a.m.

Stay on a boat in Kinsale, Ireland

Nesbitt is a 37ft ex lifeboat that has been stripped out and converted into a peaceful and cosy boat apartment on land. She sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 small children. She has full cooking and bathroom facilities on board and is located 10kms from the beautiful maritime town of Kinsale in Co. Cork. She is "moored" in her own private garden on farmland surrounded by trees and animal's. The beautiful beach of Garrettstown is just 4 kms away and the quirky little village of Ballinspittle is a 10min walk down the hill where you will find an award winning café and bakery, a shop, a pub/restaurant, art and craft shop and a fabulous new playground. Nesbitt is the perfect location for exploring the south coast of Ireland. If your looking for something unique and different this is the place for you.


Galley kitchen with hob, oven, small fridge, microwave, sink, cooking utensils and crockery.
Living area with seating that converts into single bed.
Bedroom with double bed.
Bathroom/wetroom with toilet, hand wash basin and electric shower - this area is very compact and taller individuals may have to sit on the toilet to shower.


Guests have full private use of the garden area surrounding the boat.

The Area

The historic maritime town of Kinsale is only 10 km away. A popular destination for tourists and foodies it has many award winning restaurants and bars.
Clonakilty is 25 kms away, it is a pretty and interesting town with a lovely model railway village suitable for children and adults.
Blarney Castle, Fota wildlife Park, Cobh, Cork City and Killarney National Park are all recommended day trips from the boat.
There are many beaches in the area with a wide variety of watersports, fishing, and whalewatching activities.
We are 10kms from the Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links.

What's special about this boat

Nesbitt is a very unique, cosy and charming property. It is peaceful and quite, nestled in a garden overlooked by 3 donkeys and occasionally some cattle. Close to some lovely cafés and restaurants, beaches and picturesque towns and villages. A lovely destination to unwind and relax.


This boat is not located on a marina.

Summer House

About the marina/waterway

This boat is not on a marina or waterway. Its land based, located on farmland with its own private garden. The address is Summer House, Ballycatten, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland.


  • Offers trips/charters (skippered)
  • Cooker (cooking allowed)
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • WiFi
  • Aircon
  • Smoking allowed
  • CO2 alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • Laundry
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • iPod Dock
  • CD Player/Radio
  • DVD Player
  • TV
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Welcome pack
  • Bedding/Towels
  • Electricity 24/7
  • Walk-on access
  • Crew on board
  • Food and drink included
  • Hot tub
  • BBQ
  • Additional Cot Hire
  • Dog friendly
  • Kid friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Free car parking
  • Bar/Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Walking distance to town
  • Shops
  • WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Swimming Pool
  • Disabled access
  • BBQ
  • Paddlesports hire
  • Boat hire
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