Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The cottage style residence is superbly situated with fantastic views over the lake and mountains in one direction and a glimpse of the sea in the other. It lends itself to a winter retreat for writers, artists and those just looking to relax and recuperate, as well as a summer holiday home. (Special winter monthly rates available) Comfortable and homely with three good size bedrooms, and two bathrooms (one en-suite) and a separate WC. Open-plan ground floor with beautiful slate floors. Two open fireplaces plus electric radiators. Lovely old pine furniture. Utility room and turf store (free turf allocation and kindling). View of the sea from top rooms.
Set in 11 acres this is a great place for families and couples to relax and enjoy both the natural beauty of the immediate countryside and the mountain views. Great as a base to explore the surrounding coves and inlets, pubs and amazing sea-food restaurants. Nature abounds and this is the perfect place for fly and sea-fishing, bird-watching, climbing, golf, cycling and walking. The cottage is cosy all year round and the views from the windows are spectacular so that, even if the weather is not as nice as you hoped, you can still relax and enjoy.
The property is maintained and managed to a very high standard by The Just So Co.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||10-15 minutes drive|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors||
Own spring water, log fires, utility room, turf store, picnic table, and acres of private woodland. Well behaved dogs welcome (sheep country!).
The County Kerry region
County Kerry, also known as “The Kingdom” is a magical and unspoilt region of Ireland, with spectacular natural beauty and steeped in history. Kerry has a fascinating coastline with numerous family-friendly, sandy beaches and coves.
There are plenty of opportunities for those who enjoy sailing, fishing and climbing. Inland there are dramatic mountains including the tallest mountains in Ireland the famous MacGillycuddy's Reeks and magnificent lakes offering some of the best fly fishing in Europe with boats and gillies for hire locally. The rolling hills and valleys are ideal for rambling and cycling with bike hire available locally.
The unspoiled coastal resort of Waterville is situated near the famous Lough Currane and close to Balinskelligs Bay. It boasts beautiful sandy beaches ideal for children. Nearby are two magnifucent golf-courses; Skellig Bay Golf Course and Waterville Golf Links (www.watervillegolfclub.ie).The whole area has a fascinating historical past. with many places of archaeological interest. Waterville is the ideal base from which to explore this natural paradise either by car, bike or, for walkers, the Kerry Way offers a wonderful opportunity to fully appreciate this beautiful and dramatic region. Horse riding is a feature of this area, as is surfing and scuba-diving. Bird watchers will be especially thrilled by the presence of sea eagles and golden eagles among the many species.
The lakes, rivers and coastal areas offer anglers a wide variety of fishing opportunities. With numerous islands to explore there are boat trips to many places of interest including Skelligs and Beginish Island and the nearby botanical gardens and National Park are well worth a visit.
You are spoilt for choice if you like eating out and the locally caught fish is a special feature on many menus. The pubs offer the perfect pint of Guinness and a warm and friendly welcome. A good local taxi service is available for those who don't want to drive. Approximately 10 miles down the coast is the lively town of Cahersiveen which offers a good choice of shops and other amenities.