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Coastal Cottage near sea. Beach and mountain views

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
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Large Kerry self-catering holiday home is a spacious detached house Outdoor stone charcoal BBQ with Pizza oven which overlooks the Atlantic It has 4 bedrooms two very large rooms each with a King size bed and a single bed & two with Double beds all rooms with sea views, 3 bathrooms (one with jacuzzi bath) two large reception rooms and is fully equipped with everything to make your holiday an enjoyable one There are extras to make it a home from home e.g extra china & utensils a fully equipped picnic basket & beach mats among other things Condiments, such as olive oil, salt, pepper, spices etc and cleaning stuffs Even wellingtons & fishing equipment & lots more The extra large upstairs sitting room has two balconies offering panoramic views There is satellite TV in the 2 s... Large Kerry self-catering holiday home is a spacious detached house Outdoor stone charcoal BBQ with Pizza oven which overlooks the Atlantic It has 4 bedrooms two very large rooms each with a King size bed and a single bed & two with Double beds all rooms with sea views, 3 bathrooms (one with jacuzzi bath) two large reception rooms and is fully equipped with everything to make your holiday an enjoyable one There are extras to make it a home from home e.g extra china & utensils a fully equipped picnic basket & beach mats among other things Condiments, such as olive oil, salt, pepper, spices etc and cleaning stuffs Even wellingtons & fishing equipment & lots more The extra large upstairs sitting room has two balconies offering panoramic views There is satellite TV in the 2 sitting rooms each has a TV It has some of the most scenic views across Balinskelligs Bay. Ballinskelligs is renowned for its miles of golden beaches (Blue Flag Award) and turquoise water The area has its own Irish College where children come in summer to learn the Irish Language The area has a unique history and culture and was the mainland connection for the monks that lived on Skellig Michael The Blue Flag Beach, where the 16th Century Castle of the McCarthy was built to protect the bay from pirates is a few minutes walk from Dungegan and is spectacular in fine weather but also makes for a beautiful setting for walking or some quiet thought on a blustery day The village of Dungegan is typical of most rural Irish villages. Village life is centered on the local shops and pubs in the evenings, where you can enjoy traditional Irish music and dancing.It is is easily accessible through Cork and Kerry airports and 1 hour drive from Killarney train station. 1 hour drive from Kerry Airport (Direct flights with Ryan Air from Dublin, London Luton & Stansted and Frankfurt Hahn)Back of house is a secluded Large patio area for outdoor eating with BBQ & wooden garden furniture, overlooking the expanse of the Bay and there is an landscaped garden a dry stone wall & Ranch style wooden gate at entrance.For the lazy days there are plenty of distractions satellite television, DVDs, books, X-box, games, & board games. There is a real open fire in the sitting room.Some of the nearby lakes and beaches attract anglers from all over Europe and there are fishing rods and tackle for use by anyone interested. Ballinskelligs Water sports is locally based & hires kayaks, boats and windsurfing. , scuba diving can be done also. Local areas of interest Valentia Island, Knightstown-Cahirciveen Ferry, Glanleam House Sub Tropical Gardens, Skellig Rocks Boat Trips, St Finians Bay (Surfing), Waterville & Skelligs Golf Courses, Portmagee Village, Waterville Lake Fishing, Sailing and Kayaking and Skelligs Chocolate Factory. Beautiful walks, cycles and drives. Award winning seafood restaurants.A highlight is a boat trip from the local pier to the stunning Skellig Michael .Skellig. Rock The Skellig rocks, which are located 12kms off the coast of Kerry, are of such an importance that they have been made a World Heritage Site. When you first see n the middle of The Atlantic Waterville is just 10 minutes drive The late Henry Cotton, three times British Open Champion commented: 'Waterville is one of the greatest golf courses If it were located in Britain it would undoubtedly be a venue for the British Open I have never seen a more consistent succession of really strong and beautiful golf holes than here'Another jewel is Dooks The golf course is laid out on one of three stretches of sand dunes at the Dooks offers the visitor a unique links experience in a majestic setting and is perfectly suited to the golfer seeking a tranquil environment in which to enjoy a superb golf course The par 3 13th hole measuring 150 yards probably best represents the charm and magic that is inherent at Dooks Other nearby activities include cycling, walking, horse riding, fishing, diving, windsurfing,& many other water-sports-It is minutes walk from the Ballinskelligs Inn and Rosie's Tavern Gold star Ballinskelligs one of the best spots in world to gaze at Milky Way Southwest Kerry has been made an International Dark-Sky Gold Tier Reserve the only place in the northern hemisphere to get the accreditation This can be viewed from Balconies with the Telescope we provide.The announcement will be made by the Arizona-based International Dark-Sky Association. It has also bestowed the accreditation on regions in Namibia and New Zealand It is a place that will warm your heart and offers the extra special comfort of a beautiful permanent home Rate €550 to €1000More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Breakages to be replaced. All garbage including bottles and cans to be disposed of by guests in local disposal facility.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Cliona D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed 19 July 2019

The cottage had a magical setting with calming waves below. A great place to leave the noise of daily life behind. Leesha, the owner was very helpful making our visit a memorable one.

Date of stay: June 2019
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cailindona, VR Owner at Coastal Cottage near sea. Beach and mountain views, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thanks you for such a lovely compliment and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you coming to Co. Kerry again.

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Reviewed 18 February 2019

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Date of stay: November 2018
cailindona, VR Owner at Coastal Cottage near sea. Beach and mountain views, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

What a lovely home, perfectly situated overlooking the Ocean. It's exactly how I pictured Ireland in my mind! There is a local pub (of course) within walking distance and a beach really close by where you can go for a nice romantic stroll. The inside...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Meghan M
cailindona, VR Owner at Coastal Cottage near sea. Beach and mountain views, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Thank you and we are delighted you had an enjoyable trip to Kerry. Cliona

Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

I couldn't have asked for a better home. The view is spectacular and only steps from the Ocean. Inside, you can cozy up to a nice fire go upstairs to watch the stars at night. I'll be booking this home again in the future.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ronan F
cailindona, VR Owner at Coastal Cottage near sea. Beach and mountain views, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Looking forward to you returning to Kerry. Thank you for staying in "Innisfree" Cliona

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We rented the cottage for a week and had an amazing family reunion. There was so much to do in the area, it was a perfect central location for all the activities we had planned. Weather was fantastic and we even managed to go kayaking...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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cailindona, VR Owner at Coastal Cottage near sea. Beach and mountain views, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you and hopefully you will visit Ireland again. Leesha

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The house is located walking distance the small village of Dungegan which has a wonderful art gallery run by Noelle (which has a seasonal restaurant) It is also just a short 8 minute walk from the blue flag Ballinskelligs beach and Cable OLeary;s hotel and bar. There are lots of interesting walks in the area. The Blue Flag Beach is (300 meters ) 8 minutes walk from the house.There is a variety of water sports on the beach. Also trips to the famous Skelligs Rock Puffin Island from the local Pier.The Art Center runs various art classes for children in the Summer.;Innisfree House' is located in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Surrounded by a almost an acre of private garden with stunning views of the Atlantic ;Innisfree makes an idyllic retreat for anyone that wishes...
Getting around
Getting there Direct flights to Kerry airport from Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Alicante, Faro, London Stansted, London Luton, Manchester and Dublin. Large number of direct flights to Cork, Shannon and Dublin airports.
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