Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Enjoy a well earned holiday in this two bedroom premises, on the lower slopes of Knocknadoba and only 200 metres from the sea. It is ideal for a relaxing break with family or friends. This charming holiday home can accommodate four people. Guest amenities include a large private garden, where you can watch the children play and ample car parking is also provided. You can also bring your pets.
The harbour is mainly rocky with lots of rock pools and some sand. You can swim here or the nearest beach, which is White Strand.
Freeview Satellite TV is provided in the sitting room which is heated by a multifuel stove. The kitchen has been recently renewed. The downstairs bathroom has a shower over the bath.
Cahirciveen has a variety of shops, lively pubs and friendly restaurants.
The property is also a great touring base. Apart from Knocknadobar, other Kerry gems to be explored include the Ring of Kerry tour, which is a spectacular drive around the scenic Iveragh Peninsula and Valentia Island, which has a wealth of magnificent scenery.
The local town of Cahirciveen (5 km) is well supplied with shops and pubs with live music most evenings through the summer
Angling, golf, hill walking, cycling and horseriding are just some of the fantastic outdoor activities which can be enjoyed locally. Boat trips to the magnificent and interesting Skelligs are available locally.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||White Strand 5 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry 60 km, Nearest railway: Killarney 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Further details indoors|
The double bedroom is on the ground floor (for those of you who find stairs difficult) and has a kingsize double bed.
The Kitchen is newly renovated. It has a gas hob and electric oven and valentia slate and stainless steel worksurfaces.
The shower is situated over the bath.
Laundry facilities including clothes airers and washing machine are situated in a roomy annex afew metres away. This can also be used for drying wet clothes and preparing any fish you have caught etc etc
|Further details outdoors|
Ample Parking and large private garden.
The County Kerry region
This part of Kerry is known as Iveragh. It has the highest mountains of Ireland (McKillicudys Reeks) The Ring of Kerry is a well known drive around the edge of the peninsular calling at the towns of Killarney, Killorglin, Cahirciveen, Waterville, Sneem and Kenmare, taking in spectacular sea views. Off the tourist trails are many small roads which pass through high mountain passes and by beautiful lakes.
Cahirsiveen festival takes place at the beginning of August, with street music, and entertainment in many venues, including terrier racing, fishing competitions, gig racing, historical and Archaeological walks.
The nearest beach is white strand and there is a car ferry to the mysterious island of Valentia. There are boat trips to the Skellig Rocks 10 miles offshore, where monks mad their home in Medieval times and gannets make their home now.
There are also nearby world class golf courses (Waterville), horse riding, bicycle hire etc etc.