It is bright, airy, warm, spacious with lots of outdoor space. It is situated between the beautiful picturesque village of Eyeries and the fishing port of Castletownbere. It is an ideal base for hill walking, lots of routes are signposted. There are also lots of cycling routes, bikes can be hired from the bike shop in Castletownbere, cycling is great way of exploring the rugged beauty of the Beara peninsula. There are also lots of quite roads for runners and walkers.