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Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Situated in South West Kerry, 15 minutes walk from the fishing village of Portmagee, 10 km to the town of Caherciveen and 50km to the well known tourist area of Killarney The property has 3 double bedrooms with 3 double beds. en-suite to master bedroom with shower, toilet and sink. Second bathroom with shower over bath, sink and toilet. Sitting room with open plan kitchen dining and living area. Bed linen, towels, kitchen utensils supplied, Dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and TV is in the property. There is an open working fire. The views from the property are spectacular and Valentia Island can be seen. The view consists of fields, sea and the bridge that can take you to the Island.
Portmagee has much to offer, such as a village shop for all your daily food shopping and a post office, It boasts of two pubs which serve food daily. (Not forgetting the Guinness) The Bridge Bar, which serves bar food until 20:30 hours every evening, Breakfast is also served daily. The Mooring's Restaurant which is award winning, is open in the early evening until late in the summer months.(approximately end of March until the end of September). The Bridge Bar has traditional Irish music in the summer months and Irish set dancing and everyone is welcome to join in and soak in the atmosphere or just to sit and enjoy the CRAIC. Children are very welcome until 21:00 hours
The town of Caherciveen has variety of shops and two large food supermarkets and restaurants, cafes and bars. Killarney is a very popular tourist town situated in the Ring of Kerry and is worth a visit.
Portmagee has many great walks and spectacular views. There are boat trips from Portmagee to the Skelligs Rock where the early Monks lived hundreds of years ago. This is available in the summer months. The Skelligs Experience which is worth a visit gives a history of what life was like living on the rock. It is worth a visit to Valentia Ireland for more spectacular views. There is horse riding available in the summer months a short distance away from Portmagee. Ballinskelligs beach is approx. 10km away, a car would be a necessity to travel to the beach. There is also another beach which is near the town of Waterville a little further on from Ballinskelligs. It is worth taking a trip to the chocolate factory and tasting the delicious chocolate. Trips to see how the chocolate is made is also available by appointment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ballinskelligs 10km. Portmagee has a pebble beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry 45 km, Nearest railway: Killarney 50 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, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The County Kerry region
Situated in the south west of Ireland there are spectacular views of the sea, mountains and countryside. The village of Portmagee is a fishing village and small fishing boats still fish today. There is the Rose of Tralee festival on during the month of September. This is approximately 45km from Portmagee. Portmagee has a parade every New Years Eve which consists of a local individuals dressing up as an old man they are the old year. A young person dresses up to bring in the New Year. Everyone can get involved as the parade goes through Portmagee Village.
Portmagee and the surrounding area welcomes everyone that stays. People want to come back again and again because of the welcome they receive from the locals and for the beauty of the area.
The climate is mainly mild.
Rural area, farming. Livestock.
Surrounded by sea, mountains and farmland.
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10 Aug 2014
"Spotlessly clean, comfortable and spacious cottage. Friendly caretaker"
We had 3 nights in this lovely, clean comfortable cottage and we would definitely book here again. The location is quiet and away from the hustle and bustle but great for local sightseeing, walking, c… More
6 Aug 2014
"Lovely house and location"
We stayed for three nights. The house was very spacious and clean, and had everything we needed for the weekend. The location was perfect, especially for visiting the Skelligs. The area surrounding th… More
29 Jul 2014
"Beautiful location, a gem of a find"
we stayed in this property 25-28 july 2014 with two 3.5 year olds...we had beautiful weather, the kids loved the huge grounds with this property and the lovely walks up and down the country road, clea… More
4 Jul 2014
"Spacious, clean, inexpensive, great views, beautiful location"
We stayed at Lative cottage for 1 week and were very happy with it. The cottage was clean, spacious and tastefully decorated. The view out to Valentia island over the estuary was lovely. The owner … More
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