Barr Cill Atha Great Sea Views
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Luxurious home sleeping 4, located on 14 acres of private, secluded mountain land with breathtaking views of Kenmare Bay and MacGillycuddy Reeks. Electronic gates (ensuring maximum privacy) and a sweeping drive lead to spacious accommodation and a great place to chill out, only 2.5 miles from Kenmare town.
View of Kenmare Bay, and glorious views of the surrounding mountains.
Outside, it avails of large private parking areas, large lawns and patios for which furniture is provided. Children in your party will be delighted with being able to stretch their legs outdoors, well away from the public road, after a day's touring. Sit in the patio with a Glass of wine and enjoy the stunning views of Kenmare Bay and surrounding mountains.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Coornguliagh 8 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry 40 km, Nearest railway: Killarney 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Very generously proportioned single storey home boasting floor areas of 1,500 sq.ft. (140 mï¿½). A wide hallway leads to a vast open plan fully equipped kitchen with adjacent dining area and lounge. Like all other rooms, it allows much natural light into the house and has the added benefit of two French doors leading to the patio and gardens.
The two very spacious bedrooms each have their own full en-suite facilities with jacuzzi baths. All rooms are beautifully and stylishly decorated and are cheerfully bright, carefully finished with high quality furnishings, paying much attention to detail. Naturally, bed linen and hotel quality towels are provided for your use. Central heating keeps you snug and warm, and the open fire can be used to create an even more comfortable atmosphere. There is satellite television in the lounge. Please note that for the benefit of all guests, this is a non-smoking house. The house has a view of Kenmare Bay, and glorious views of the surrounding mountains.
|Further details outdoors|
The gardens are frequented by roaming deer early in the morning and late in the evening.
Only 2.5 miles from the town of Kenmare is the townland of Killaha, beautifully located on a gently sloped mountainside from where lovely views of Kenmare Bay, the MacGillycuddy Reeks and the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed. Killaha is situated on the Ring of Beara, renowned for its rugged scenery and peaceful beauty spots.
Being that close to Kenmare, Killaha has all amenities and services close at hand but enjoys a quality of life that is synonymous with the countryside. Our luxury home stands on 14 acres of privately owned, elevated ground; well away and out of sight. Access is via electronic gates, affording added privacy and peace of mind.
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The County Kerry region
Kerry is world famous for it natural unspoilt beauty, you have to come and see for yourself
you can see the World famous Ring of Kerry, clim Carrauntouhill ( highest mountain in Ireland ), Skellig Rock, Muckross House, Ladies View, Lakes of Killarney, Ring of Beara, Bantry House and much much more.
Kerry is probably most famous for its Ring of Kerry, the scenery here is inspiring. You are literally on heavens door, as everything worth seeing in the S.W is easily within reach of Kenmare.
Many things have been said about Kenmare, located in Co. Kerry in the picturesque south-west of Ireland.
Kenmare has been described as the Jewel in the Crown of the Kingdom, a Gourmet Town, a Five Star Location and a designated Heritage Town. It is the winner of numerous Tidy Town Gold Medals and its pretty streetscape, dating back to 1670, together with the magnificent location on Kenmare Bay at the foot of the Cork and Kerry mountains draws visitors back year after year. Situated on both the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, and easily accessible by air (Kerry Airport 48km, Cork Airport 96km), sea (ferries from France arrive in near-by Cork) and road, Kenmare makes an ideal touring centre from which to discover the famed beauty of the rugged coastline and mountainous hinterland.
While staying in Kenmare, there are so many day trips for you to do at your own pace, here are just a few ideas, these are like a tasters of things to do, when you book one of our Holiday Homes, we give you access to more comprehensive information about all the different things to do, on a part of our site that is only accessible to our guests.
The Spectacular Ring of Kerry
Travel on the famous Ring of Kerry route on the Iveragh Peninsula. This trip of 110 miles is world famous for its diversity of landscape and beauty. It offers a wonderful coastal drive (or cycle for the more energetic) stopping en route in the charming villages along the way.
The Ring of Beara
Explore one of the south west hidden gems, from the breathtaking scenery to the colourful villages of Eyries and Allihies, one can only see for oneself to truly experience the ruggedness and the untouched beauty of the Ring of Beara.
Gougane Barra and Bantry House
Another ideal day trip is to go to Gougane Barra, a beautiful lakeside setting with a small church nestled in the mountainous regions of West Cork, from there travel to Bantry House and explore the hidden Gems this historic house has to offer.
Killarney National Park & Muckross Estate Killarney, Co. Kerry
Lose yourself in the 25 thousand acres of Killarney National Park & Muckross Estate with its many walking trails. Killarney National Park comprises the Lakes of Killarney as well as the surrounding woodlands and mountains, McGillycuddy Reeks being the highest mountain range in Ireland. The most familiar part of the National Park is Muckross House dating from 1843, a former private residence where you can view the children’s toys, the famous Killarney furniture of the library & drawing room & the famous specially prepared bedroom where Queen Victoria slept during her visit in 1861..
Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry
It is impossible to visit the Dingle Peninsula and not be impressed by its archaeological heritage as one combines each site’s folklore & mythology. The Dingle Peninsula’s isolated location on the edge of the known world was possibly the reason a concentration of Early Christian monastic sites were founded there.
The Gap of Dunloe & The Killarney Lakes, Co. Kerry
Explore the remoteness of the Gap of Dunloe and the beauty of Killarney Lakes. The ideal and perfect way to experience this is to avail of the Traditional Day trip. The 250 year old trip involves horse trap or walk (10kms) through the Gap of Dunloe amidst rugged mountains returning by boat through Killarney’s three famous magical mystical lakes.
Golfing in Kerry
The region is every golfer’s paradise. The ambitious golfer is sure to find satisfaction as well as resistance on some of Kerry’s fine golf courses. Such celebrated courses as the two local courses, Kenmare and the Ring of Kerry. Ballybunion (both old & new courses), the challenging and magnificent Tralee course and the championship courses of Killarney and Waterville are amongst Kerry’s offerings. 18 Hole Courses: Ballybunion, Beaufort, Ceann tSibeal, Dooks, Killarney, Skellig Bay, Tralee, Waterville.
The Beaches of Kerry
Kerry has 75 miles of sandy beaches and the cleanest waters in Europe. They vary from quiet sandy beaches to exposed beaches which receive huge Atlantic surf. The European Blue Flag has been awarded to a number of Kerry’s beaches representing a high level of environmental quality.
Fishing in Kerry
Fish the lakes and rivers of Kerry for Wild Salmon, Brown Trout and Sea Trout in season. Whether you are interested in sea, lake or river fishing Kerry has it all. Deep sea fishing can be arranged from near Sneem. Local lakes and rivers have salmon and brown trout.
Dereen Garden & Garnish Island
For those who are avid gardeners a visit to Direen Garden in Lauragh is a must, explore the sub tropical water side estate, from the travel over the Healy Pass to Glengariff where a short boat ride will take you to Garnish Island a botanical Garden. See for yourself what the warm gulf current does for foliage in the south west of Ireland.
Bonane Heritage Park
The Park is unique in that it has an abundance of well preserved multi-period archeological sites from the Stone, Bronze, and Iron age right up to pre famine times. The Bonane Heritage Park provides visitors with an 1600 meter walk though 5000 years of history while enjoying some of the breath taking scenery. The Park is located 6 miles from Kenmare and is open all year around
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