Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Annie's cottage is a warm comfortable stone cottage located near to the sea at Inch on the Dingle Peninsular. It is conveniently located (no more than 30 minutes drive) for Killarney, Dingle and Tralee. It comprises three bedrooms and has spectacular views of mountains (Caherconree and the Slieve Mish) to the rear and views of the sea (Castlemaine Bay) to the front.
It is situated next to the owners traditional stone farmhouse and their smallholding comprising donkeys, sheep and chickens, together with an organic vegetable garden and four acres of grounds. A river runs through the property and access to the mountain behind is possible via a small country lane adjacent to the cottage.
Inch Beach with it's four miles of white sand and dunes(and increasingly a surfing and paragliding mecca) is no more than 15 minutes drive whilst the beauty of Killarney National Park and it's lakes are also within easy reach. Bensons, the local grocery shop (8am to 10pm, daily) is 1 min away by car. One well-behaved dog is welcome.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Inch : 6km ; Gortaleen 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry (Farranfore) 20 km, Nearest railway: Tralee, Farranfore, Killarney 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Annie's Cottage has lovely rural views over fields containing sheep,lambs and donkeys, with the Slieve Mish mountains beyond. To the side is an enclosed garden equipped with table. benches and chairs and there are views of the sea from both the garden and the cottage itself. An open plan and modern kitchen and dining area allow for entertaining in comfort and the bedrooms and bed arrangements are flexible enough to suit parties of different sizes and ages.
|Further details outdoors|
The cottage is located on a quiet country lane which gives direct access to Caherconree mountain, (Ireland's 3rd highest peak). Extensive river, sea and mountain walks can be planned from the cottage front door.
The County Kerry region
Kerry is probably the most popular destination in Ireland.The sheer wild beauty of its mountainous terrain and coastline, combined with its fascinating history and archaeology make it a 'must visit' destination. Killarney, with its lakes, castles and surrounding mountains, Dingle, with its quaint harbour and array of small shops, pubs and restaurants and the county town, Tralee. with its internationally famous Rose of Tralee festival, racecourse and numerous shops and pubs are all no more than a 30 min drive from Annie's Cottage.
If you like walking, rambling or climbing, you are bang in the centre of Ireland's premiere mountain scenery with the highest five peaks all within reach for a day's climb (and down again!). There are also the Kerry way and the Dingle Way, two of Europe's most spectacular waymarked walking routes.
And, if you need something for the children to do, there are miles of white sandy beaches with not too many people on them where shells, driftwood, starfish and all manner of other items can be found. Surfing is also an increasingly popular activity on this part of the Dingle Peninsular, with Inch beach (only 5 miles away) a major venue.
Music, craft and culinary festivals frequently populate the calendar and there is rarely a weekend without something of interest happening locally. If the weather is fine, there are numerous outdoor activities to pursue. If not, there is the Aquadrome in Tralee, the climbing centre in Dingle, various indoor Horse riding centres and of course a plethora of pubs and restaurants to visit.
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8 Oct 2013
"Great location for exploring Kerry"
This is a beautiful rental with all amenities-save for one, see below-and views that never end. We were here for three nights in September, and it worked well for what we wanted to do. It's locat… More
14 Jul 2013
"Country idyll with modern comforts."
We fell in love with Annie's Cottage the minute we set eyes on Elijah and Elisha, the donkeys. The cottage is beautifully appointed and generously equipped with DVDs and books to please a range … More
12 May 2013
"Fab stay - miss the sound of the stream already!"
Me, my husband and our 2 year old son are just back from a week long stay in River Cottage, which is the smaller property situated just beside Annie's Cottage and also owned by Nick & Anne.The co… More
18 Jul 2012
"A perfect blend of convenience and tranquility!"
We loved our stay at River Cottage – it is a little slice of Heaven right on the beautiful Dingle peninsula. The cottage is a beautifully restored old farm house that is fully stocked and wonderful… More
2 May 2012
"Excellent place to stay with very friendly owners and family."
My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Annie's Cottage. The premises were very clean and well maintained. The owners and their family were super friendly and helpful. It was great to have animals on the property. Views were nice and it was located in a good area. Would highly recommend staying.
27 Mar 2012
"Stole my heart!"
Between the Dingle Peninsula itself and Annie's Cottage, I returned to the States with half of my heart missing! Annie's Cottage is so beautiful! I couldn't think of a more cozy setti… More
26 Jan 2012
We are a family of four with two young children (and a dog!) who enjoyed a great week in Annies Cottage. We found it a great base for touring Kerry and getting to Dingle, Tralee and Killarney. Bensons shop is only a few minutes away so while you are in a rural area, all the basics are close to hand. The cottage itself had everything we needed and was very cosy. It was really easy to keep clean and is a lot more spacious inside than it looks from outside. On a rainy winters day it was actually lovely to sit inside and watch the changing landscape of the mountains. I would definitely reccommend it to small families who enjoy a rural peaceful and quiet environment on their holidays.
1 Nov 2011
"A true gem"
My fiancee and I had the pleasure of staying in this idyllic location where we were made feel at home from the moment we arrived. Our hosts were friendly and helpful, providing us with extensive knowledge of what we could do in the area.
The cottage is situated with stunning views of the surrounding countryside, overlooked on one side by beautiful mountains and with a breathtaking view down to the sea. A walk to the local shop provided us with all we needed for meals and the stunning views at Inch Beach, only five minutes drive away, left us with a sheer love for the Dingle Peninsula.
With excellent restaurants and traditional pubs within minutes, a drive to Dingle town only 25 minutes and a fully equipped kitchen etc, we had the perfect balance of blissful solitude, Irish hospitality and 'craic'!
26 Oct 2011
"A gem on the Dingle Peninsula"
Staying in Annie's Cottage was a last minute decision for us on our journey around Ireland. We loved the look of the place, and on arrival the cottage exceeded all our expectations. Extremely well equipped, warm, very comfortable and homely, our stay was a joy throughout. Annie's is a perfect base to explore the peninsula and beyond, there is so much to see and do. The owners were extremely helpful, from the simple booking process, the welcome on arrival and providing advice about the area. If we return to Ireland, we will definately return to Annie's Cottage.......and say hello to the owners Donkeys!
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