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Welcome To Self Catering Homes

Self Catering Homes are delighted to present our latest collection of family holiday lets. We offer a wide variety of luxury accommodation located in many favourite spots. All holiday homes are “to let by owner” meaning you can get the best deal, No middle man fees.

We aim to make the process of selecting your vacation rental accommodation and holiday homes as straightforward as possible. We offer a wide variety of holiday rentals to suit you whether you are planning a family holiday or a weekend break, we are sure to have a holiday accommodation to suit your needs.

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Coastal Retreats

After a long day, unwind by the seashore peacefully in one of our rooms and listen to the calming sound of the oceans.

Long Let Holiday Homes

Our cottages are available for rent, so you are welcome to stay there as long as you like and turn them into your home.

Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

Stay with your loved ones and prepare your own meals in one of our opulent cottages, outfitted with everything you need.

"I must say that their rooms and customer service are the best in town. They quickly attended to all of my needs whenever I needed them, and their prices were reasonable."

Priscilla Powell

Planning a Self Catering break

If you’re looking for the best quality self catering accommodation at the best price then look no further! We have self catering accommodation in all the popular locations, allowing our customers a great holiday experience.

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Top Tips For Choosing Self Catering Homes

Choosing Self Catering Homes

Choosing a self-catering accommodation can be daunting, especially when we are spoilt with choice. It is one of the best options if you are looking to travel or spend your holidays with your loved ones. One of the best tips for choosing your perfect self-catering accommodation is to know what you want. Many of us search for holiday homes and fall down the rabbit hole of looking at pictures without getting clear on what we want from them. Decide on what the basic requirements, location and amenities of the property should be. Think about how close you want to be to the city, public transport, or supermarket. These practical things must be considered before trying to accommodate extra features to your holiday homes. Just like how you should be clear on what you want, you should also be clear on what you don’t want. If you don’t like to be somewhere near to the city or in traffic, you can choose your home accordingly. Likewise, if you don’t want to be responsible for cleaning the property before you leave, select places that provide housekeeping facilities at an additional payment. Think about whether you want a shared or a private pool. Factors like these make a huge difference when it comes to choosing a holiday home.


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One of the other factors to keep in mind while choosing self-catering accommodation is the location. When you are entirely new to a place, location is one of the hardest things to decide. Before searching millions of listings available online, put a little time and effort into researching the location. Google Maps can be used for this purpose; keeping your needs in mind, thoroughly scan the area and narrow it down to a few localities where you want to stay. You might want to stay away from the crowds, or you might want to be somewhere close to the city centre. Or you might want to stay away from the city centre but still be able to travel easily to the city if needed. These priorities should be kept in mind while searching for the location.


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Another factor to keep in mind is the purpose of your stay. Are you staying in self-catering accommodation for a perfect holiday? Or do you need to work while you are staying in your holiday home? If you won’t be staying in your accommodation and your purpose for a holiday home is just to sleep at night, there is no point in affording all those extra amenities like jacuzzi or swimming pools. However, if you want to relax and not spend much time travelling or sightseeing, it is worth spending some extra money on the holiday home. Finding a holiday home without prior knowledge of the place or people can be challenging. This is why checking out reviews online can help. Reading reviews is the easiest way to get an honest opinion about the property. Well-meaning people can leave reviews on how their stay was, what they didn’t like and the difficulties they might have faced during the stay. Undoubtedly, checking out reviews can help you save a lot of time and trouble.

Benefits Of Choosing Self Catering Homes


Holiday homes need to be the perfect balance for budget and amenities. However, picking a holiday home suitable for you is easier said than done. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing holiday homes, which is why choosing one is a daunting task. However, we can all agree that being independent while traveling has benefits. Here are some of the benefits of choosing a self-catering home for your next family holiday:

Cheaper Accommodation:




One of the significant benefits of choosing a self-catering home is that they are much cheaper than other options such as hotels or resorts. Hotels and resorts are pretty famous for adding extra fees for the services like housekeeping or accessing a pool or sauna. They are also notorious for providing food and drinks at a much higher price. However, when it comes to self-catering homes, you pay upfront for all the services; therefore, there is no surprise when it comes to that. One of the most significant expenses when it comes to travelling is food and drinks. With self-catering homes, you have the option to cook your meals, thus saving a lot of money. This is also a much healthier option during the holidays compared to eating out. If you are close to the local supermarkets or grocery stores, you can purchase locally available organic and seasonal ingredients at a lower price. Make sure you choose accommodation close to all the basic facilities you need.



Travelling is all about having your independence and having the freedom to choose what you want to do. By choosing a self-catering home, you are giving yourself more options to enjoy your holiday without any restrictions on time or place. You can come and go as you please and set your itinerary according to your wishes. You can visit and enjoy the places at your own pace. Unlike other accommodation options, you have the chance to enjoy your travel and sightseeing when you are choosing a self-catering holiday home. Many of us are quite similar to the tiredness we feel every day after sightseeing activities. It is because everyone is rushing through their vacation, trying to accommodate everything. Self-catering homes are especially beneficial for people looking to have a relaxed and long holiday. They are also especially beneficial if you want to experience the culture and people of the place you visit.

Homely Experience:


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One of the major benefits of choosing a self-catering home is that you get a homely experience. The home-like experience of cooking your meals and sightseeing at your own pace; self-catering homes provide you with the feeling of ‘home away from home.’ Unlike in hotels or resorts, where the schedules may affect your plans, self-catering accommodations offer more freedom. The kitchens in self-catering accommodations are always fully furnished, making it easier for you to enjoy a delicious meal whenever you please.


Self-Catered Accommodations: An Overview


Self-catered accommodations have recently become quite popular, mainly due to the flexibility they provide to visitors. One of the major benefits of choosing a self-catered home is that you can cook your meals at home. This will ensure that your health is prioritized even when you are on a long holiday with your loved ones. These holiday homes are the best option if you are travelling with small children. By having the facility to cook meals, you can ensure your family’s dietary requirements are met during the holidays. Another huge benefit of self-catered accommodation is that it is cheaper than hotels and resorts. You can also come and go as you please – there is no curfew or restrictions on when you should check in or out. By staying at a self-catered accommodation, you also have the option to check out local restaurants and recipes.


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However, choosing a self-catered accommodation is not easy. With plenty of choices available in the market, choosing a holiday home is a tedious task owing to their popularity. When it comes to choosing your self-catered accommodation, be sure about what you want. This will help you narrow down your search. It is easy to get caught up in the beautiful pictures online, wanting to accommodate every luxury amenity to your holiday home. This is why it is important to keep in mind the duration and purpose of your stay and the preferred location. If you are planning on spending your time sightseeing or participating in other activities, you might not have much time to enjoy your holiday home as you wish. However, if you are only planning on relaxing at home and not doing much, it is worth spending money on facilities like a swimming pool, jacuzzi etc. Choosing a self-catered accommodation is especially fun if you are staying with a group of people. Cooking and enjoying a delicious meal with a huge family is always an enjoyable activity to engage in.


However, choosing a self-catered holiday home has its own disadvantages. In Hotels and Resorts, guests are often always provided with evening entertainment shows. They may also provide gaming centers for the children, which is not an option in holiday homes. While staying in holiday homes, you have to make up your own entertainment – this can be hard if you are travelling with children as they tend to get restless without any activities. Therefore, it is a must that you choose self-catered homes with free Wi-Fi. Self-catered accommodations are unsuitable if you don’t want to spend time cooking or cleaning. As we all know, cooking and cleaning is not an enjoyable chore for most people, especially when they are on holiday. Another disadvantage of self-catered accommodation is that it is harder to socialize or make friends with other tourists.

Cesh Corran Self Catering Boyle Roscommon Ireland

Cesh Corran is a beautifully restored Edwardian house that overlooks the historic Boyle Abbey. This convenient and elegant retreat is ideal for those who wish to relax and enjoy the West and North West of Ireland.

At Cesh Corran you can be assured of a warm welcome from your host, Mary Cooney. Relax in elegant surroundings and enjoy the many attractions and places of interest in the area.

Cesh Corran Self Catering Boyle Roscommon

Cesh Corran is located only 5 minutes walk to Boyle Town Centre and 2 miles from Lough Key Forest Park. Mary is always happy to help you with suggestions, maps and information on places to visit during your stay.

Cesh Corran Self Catering Boyle

Guest Facilities include Wireless Broadband, Central heating, Laundry service, Private car parking, Garden for guest use, Packed lunches are also available, Cot and high chair available, Barbeque, freezer facilities, Fishing guide on request, Bait fridge for guest use, Boat hire arranged, Tack and drying room.

Nearby Facilities include Angling, Golf, Boating, Water sports, Hill walking, Traditional music, Tennis courts, Gun sports, Badminton and Bicycle hire.

Ait Eile Self Catering Glandore Cork Ireland

Ait Eile Self Catering Glandore Cork Ireland

Ait Eile is a stunning stone built detached house in the beautiful coastal village of Glandore, County Cork. Full of character with wooden floors and viewing points to enjoy the unspoilt scenery, Ait Eile provides quality accommodation, finished to a high standard and decorated with charm and style. French doors from both the living area and the master bedroom lead to the large deck that soaks up the country views and quiet location. With three large ensuite bedrooms and a spacious living area, this property is perfect for a gathering of friends and family.


Ait Eile Self Catering Glandore Cork

There is excellent walking, as well as yachting and boating at Glandore. Also nearby are many blue flag beaches, shops and pubs. Ait Eile consists of Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with ensuite (spa bath, double shower cubicle, basin, WC), 1 x double with walk in wardrobe and ensuite (spa bath, double shower cubicle, basin, WC), 1 x double with ensuite (roll top bath, double shower cubicle, basin, WC). Ground floor WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area leading to sitting room with open fire. Utility room. Separate sitting room with double sofa bed. Conservatory.


Ait Eile Self Catering Glandore

Guest Facilities include Oil central heating, Open fire in sitting room, Electric oven and hob, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, Colour TV, DVD player, stereo/radio, Electricity charged from meter reading at beginning and end of stay, Fuel for open fire is available locally, Bed linen and towels included in rent, Cot and highchair on request, Welcome pack of local produce, Off road parking for 3 cars, Lawned garden, large decked area with furniture, Sorry, no pets and no smoking, Shop 2 miles, pub 5 mins walk.

Courtmacsherry Hotel Coastal Cottages Self Catering Courtmacsherry Cork

Courtmacsherry Hotel Coastal Cottages are perfect for families and couples, young and old, who want to get away from it all. Great value on offer for shortbreaks, particularly outside of the high season. Weekly & Shortbreak Rental – Open All Year.

Courtmacsherry Hotel Coastal Cottages are a unique new development of 8 holiday cottages situated in front of the magnificent woodland and overlooking the beautifully tranquil Courtmacsherry Bay. All the cottages have central heating, two spacious bedrooms (sleeping 6+) and two fully tiled bathrooms with shower downstairs.

Courtmacsherry Hotel Coastal Cottages Self Catering

Upstairs there is a fully equipped kitchen and a large lounge with a balcony offering splendid panoramic sea views. The superb standards of the adjacent Courtmacsherry Hotel, under the personal supervision of both Terry Adams and his son Billy Adams, have been successfully extended to these execently appointed cottages. Outside of the cottages there is a barbeque area where you can sit out and enjoy the view in a relaxing atmosphere.

The Courtmacsherry Hotel Coastal Cottages are spaciously designed to take full advantage of their unique location. Kitchens are fully equipped with washing machines, dryers, cookers, microwaves, refrigerators and dishwashers. Lounges all have remote control colour TV with Satellite channels and lead out onto spacious balconies.

Courtmacsherry Hotel Coastal Cottages

In Courtmacsherry, there are a number of different activities that would keep you entertained for hours on end. From fishing to horse riding, this place has got it all and caters for all tastes both young and old.

Club Achill Self Catering Achill Mayo

Club achill holiday homes are located on the scenic western side of Achill Island, half a kilomtere from the main village of Keel.

The complex of twenty two three bed-roomed houses are built on an elevated site beside Club Achill Apartments overlooking Purteen Harbour and Minaun Cliffs.

The open plan living areas are located on the first floor with a large bay window to take advantage of the panoramic views.

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Electric Gold Shield central heating provides maximum year round warmth and a gas Waterford Stanley Stove adds extra comfort.

Guest facilities include

* Fully equipped kitchen.
* Towels and linen.
* Parking.
* TV and DVD.
* Washing machine and Dryer.
* Electric cooker, Microwave, Dishwasher, Fridge.
* Electricity charged by meter reading.

Club Achill Activities Nearby.

* Bicycle hire.
* Walking and Cycling trails with maps.
* Walking tour guide available on request.
* Keel beach, Purteen Harbour for fishing.
* Surfing and Wind surfing.
* Activity centers, Horse riding, Golf.
* Pubs with food and music.

The towns of Westport and Castlebar are only 25 miles away. These boast award winning restaurants, Multiplex cinemas, Water Sports, many Swimming Pools, Bowling Alley and Championship Golf Courses.

An ideal location for many day trips in all directions.

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