Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This superb cottage is situated in a spectacular location at Lohar, in the townland of Derrynane. Nestled between mountains and sea overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the Ring of Kerry and close to the renowned seaside village of Waterville.
The cottage is unlike any other holiday home with its traditional style and superb and original design features, which give it a unique captivating character, and charm, which is totally in harmony with its surroundings.
The sitting room, the dining room, kitchen and the master bedroom all have fantastic and spectacular sea and mountain views.
The cottage offers stunning views of the Skellig Rocks and Ballinskellig Bay. The area is renowned for its beauty and is steeped in history. The tranquillity and peace which the location offers is unsurpassable. A quite secluded beach that is within minutes of the cottage is suitable for swimming fishing and diving.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lohar Beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||4.8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry Airport 85 km, Nearest railway: Killarney/Tralee 125 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The house comprises of a spacious sitting room with a large bay window with traditional stone window seats and patio doors opening to the front of the house.
It also has a large stone fireplace which provides a stunning feature in the room. The kitchen and dining room are designed in the traditional old Irish country cottage style with high ceilings and exposed beams and old Irish dresser and provides all mod cons and equipment.
The master bedroom is also of a traditional design with a high ceiling and exposed beams and a large walk-in wardrobe. Awake each morning to a breathtaking vista. The whole house has been tastefully furnished to a very high quality standard.
|Further details outdoors|
Garden Furniture which means you can enjoy eating outside while watching some of the most stunning sunsets you have ever experienced.
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
Linen and towels provided free.
Turf and coal available locally
The County Kerry region
The Ring of Kerry is part of the most famous and unspoilt regions in the South West of Ireland. It is a famous and popular road circuit that follows the coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula.
Its spectacular beauty is beyond question with its many tourist sites along the way. It is a natural centre for outdoor pursuits including golf, watersports, cycling, walking, horse riding, and the best lake and sea fishing famous for its superb salmon and trout.
The Ring of Kerry boasts some of the finest unspoilt beaches in Europe that provide all the facilities for a traditional seaside holiday.
It is steeped in history you will be provided with an amazing insight into the ancient heritage of Ireland with its spectacular examples of Iron Age Forts, Ogham Stones, and Old Monasteries.
The cottage is situated in Lohar just minutes from Waterville “An Coirean” “The Little Whirlpool” which nestles between Balinskelligs Bay and Lough Currane.
The area has some of the best seafood restaurants in Ireland. There are lots of traditional pubs which serve very good food and provide music and entertainment.
The famous “Ring of Kerry”. Walking Trail “The Kerry Way” is just above the cottage. http://www.kerrway.net/
A quite secluded beach that is within minutes of the cottage is suitable for swimming fishing and diving.
There are daily trips to the Skellig Rock from Portmagee. Skellig Rock which you can see from the cottage on waking in the morning is a trip that must not be missed. See the 12th century monastic settlement ,words can not describe the magic and beauty of this extraordinary place.
Also at your doorstep is Valentia Island with its slate quarry the scenic Skellig Ring and famous chocolate factory.
In the opposite direction over the hill you can experience more wonderful sights and a superb range of beaches. Visit Daniel O’Connell’s restored house museum and heritage centre and beautiful gardens. The amount of superb stunning sights are far too numerous to mention here come see for yourself you will not be disappointed.
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15 Nov 2013
We travelled in the middle of october 2013 and immensely enjoyed our one week stay, the house was modern, tastefully furnished, well equipped and spacious, with stunning views out over the ocean. The … More
27 Sep 2013
"Our Family holiday with a touch of Paradise"
We have always loved going to Kerry for our family holidays when we are not travelling abroad. When I found this house I knew it would be special. the promotional pictures are good but you have to see… More
21 Aug 2013
"Dream House for the perfect holiday!!!"
Have just returned from a weeks stay in Angela's fantastic house. I traveled with a group of 8 from Tipperary and even though it was a long 4 hour journey it was definitely worth the trip. I cann… More
31 Jul 2013
"Traumhaus mit spektakulärem Blick"
Um es zusammenfassen, dieses Haus ist ein Traum – eines der besten Ferienhäuser, in denen wir je waren. Das Haus ist äußerst geschmackvoll und mit sehr viel Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet und man … More
3 Nov 2012
"Best holiday ever, thanks to this house"
Sitting down a few months after staying in this house having a cup of coffee thinking to myself, it's nice, but, it's just not the same. No coffee has been the same, as nice since our stay i… More
2 Sep 2012
"Beautiful spot.....lovely host"
We spent a week in Angela's beautiful bungalow. The four of us had a bedroom each, two with ensuite. The most fabulous views and such an unspoilt location.
Everything is provided - towels, bedding, coffee and tea. Plus, kitchen drawers have everything you can think of from a safety pin to an envelope - just like being at home.
We took two spaniels with us and they felt very much at home, lots of places for them to run around safely.
Fifteen minute walk gets you down to a gorgeous bay with a natural river stream joining the sea.
Waterville is 5 minutes by car and is a charming little seaside community. Full of warm and welcoming people. Plenty of nice pubs and places to eat, plus good shops to stock up on essentials when you are self catering.
The setting is the perfect base for exploring the Ring of Kerry and is only 2 minutes walk from a well preserved fortified settlement. Lots of history on the doorstep.
Valencia Island has a fabulous chocolate factory and a charming bookshop that is packed to the rafters with well priced second hand books.
We would recommend this as a holiday venue to anyone who wants a nice week enjoying Ireland, being in a location that is ideal to go and do water sports, countryside walks, shopping in big towns and quaint villages - just something for everyone.
Plus, Angela is the most charming of hosts and a delight to meet.
24 Aug 2012
We stayed here in July/August 2012 for 2 weeks.It was 2 weeks of blissful relaxation. The house itself is absolutely stunning, with absolutely everything you could ever possibly need for a wonderful … More
2 Aug 2012
"Simply superb accommodation"
We stayed in this beautiful, idyllic cottage for the first week July 2012. It exceeded all our expectations. It was furnished to a very high standard and had the most magnificent, uninterrupted views across the Atlantic Ocean. Angela and her sister were the most helpful owners, who went out of their way to make our stay warm and welcoming. We were travelling from overseas to meet up with elderly parents (+80 with small dog) and other family members with children (8 people in total). We would thoroughly recommend this rental to anyone wishing to visit the ring of Kerry. From this base, we visited Dingle to swim with the wild dolphin Fungi and went to Killarney to ride through the Gap of Dunloe by jaunting car. We would love to stay in this cottage again if we visit Kerry in the future. Simply superb accommodation.
11 Feb 2012
"A Little Piece Of Heaven In The Kingdom"
Stayed Sept 2011 along with two friends. Our trip was primarily to play golf but there is something for everyone in the area. If it's golf you want then you have two of the finest courses in the country on your doorstep, Waterville G.C(frequented by the great tiger woods) and Skellig Bay. The house itself is definitely your ''home away from home'' it is finished to the highest standards and the views have to be seen to be believed.
The local town , Waterville has plenty of good restaurants and lively pubs. It is also a great area for touring as you are right on the ring of Kerry, not to mention beautiful walks through scenic areas, both coastal and inland.
So whether you want to live it up a bit or simply chill out I couldn't recommend it highly enough. We are returning this September. Can't wait!
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