Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Nestling in one of the most scenic areas of Kerry you can enjoy the ultimate relaxing holiday in Feirm Cottage. Its central location is perfect to take advantage of the many attractions its surroundings has to offer. Just off Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way it is an ideal base for sightseeing the Rings of Kerry and Beara, the Dingle peninsula, and on your return after your days exploration chill out in the cosy sitting room in front of the stove.
Alternatively you may stop off at the local Blackwater Tavern where you can enjoy the warm hospitality, conversation, and good Guinness on offer. Here also you can enjoy traditional music and dance at the weekends.
You can enjoy quiet walks with magic at every turn in the lanes or on the Kerry Way developed walking trails. You will find the cows on the working farm, which also has its own herd of purebred Kerry Cattle, good company showing their inquisitiveness as they interrupt their grazing to check you out. Experience here the silence and calm of pure nature.
It is a safe and interesting environment for children.
Pets are welcome.
Suitable for somebody with limited mobility.
In the words of someone who had the privilege to experience all of this '' time just slipped away''.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castlecove 22 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry 48 km, Nearest railway: Killarney 32 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Upstairs 2 bedrooms, 1double, 1 twin, a shower and toilet,
Downstairs a twin bedroom with an en suite bathroom to include a low level power shower,
Sittingroom with a wood/peat burning stove.
Kitchen cum dining.
A safe and interesting environment for children.
|Further details outdoors|
Safe for children.
Electricity and oil used for heating are an extra charge and are meter read at the end of the stay.
The County Kerry region
County Kerry also known as The Kingdom is the closest thing to 'Heaven on Earth'. Helped by a temperate climate, even the Winters are mild, it is a striking panorama of rugged coastline, mountainous landscapes including Ireland's highest mountain range ' The Magillicuddy Reeks', sandy beaches,fauna and sub-tropical flora.
It has all the necessary elements for a wonderful and memorable holiday experience. It is rich in archeological treasures and boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a number of National Parks.
It is a haven for giving children 'some close to nature experiences', writers,artists,musicians, botanists, watersport enthuasists,walkers, anglers, golfers, cyclists.
It's people are genuinely warm, friendly and hospitable.
Feirm Cottage lying between the towns of Kenmare and Sneem is at the doorstep of Killarney National Park where in 2007, 15 White Tailed Eagles were reintroduced. The Park is one of the worlds most scenic locations with its renowned Ladies View, Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional farms, Ross Castle, magical lakes, waterfall, woodland and pasture walks, traditional horse drawn jaunting cars. There is a wealth of other activities one can enjoy.
The walking lover has a choice of climbing Ireland's highest mountain Carrantouhill on the Macgillicuddy Reeks,taking the Kerry Way walking trail accessed 4kilometers from the cottage or some of the many other local trails.
The visitors view of Ireland is very often encaptured in the Ring of Kerry, just 4 Kilometers from Feirm Cottage and its hidden gem the Skellig Ring with their dramatic coastlines, spectacular scenery, colourful towns and villages and ancient heritage sights. Similarly the Rings of Beara and Dingle. The central location of Feirm Cottage make it an ideal base for these sightseeing trips.
Golfers can choose between the championship courses of Killarney, Ring of Kerry and Waterville or a number of other local courses.
Children and adults will love Kenmare's Seafari eco nature Cruise, a trip to Gleninchiquinn Nature Park or Bonane Heritage Park.
They have a choice of Salmon and Seatrout fishing in the Blackwater River, Trout in two conveniently located managed lakes or shore fishing off the rocks. Permits available at the local Blackwater Tavern shop
Other local attractions:
Excellent riding stables, bicycle hire, boat trips to the UNESCO Skellig Islands Heritage Site where you will find the worlds second highest population of Gannets.
The award winning and picturesque towns of Kenmare 12 miles, Killarney 20 & Sneem village 8 offer a choice of excellent restaurants, pubs & shops.
Sneem has a family fun festival in July.
Finally your host will be delighted to give you any help or advice you need on any aspect of your holiday.