Situated about 9 kms from Waterville, this spectacular 3 bedroomed detached stone cottage which sleeps a MAX of 7 people is just 5 minutes drive from Caherdaniel Village at Farramiaragh.
On three levels this bright, spacious house is furnished & decorated to a very high standard and boasts uninterrupted views of Derrynane, Kenmare Bay & Bantry Bay. The house comprises:
Spacious modern kitchen with all modern conveniences including:
- American style fridge freezer
- Stove with electric oven & gas hob
- Water from natural pressure spring well (located outside)
- Dining area with large table
- Washer & Dryer
- Individual grill & microwave oven
- Guest toilet with wash-hand basin
The living area has beautiful wooden floors, TV, DVD, luxurious seating & a feature pot belly stove ran on oil or solid fuel. Again the view is truly stunning with panoramic seaviews.
Just 3 steps lead to the lower level & sleeping accommodation comprising:
- 1 x double bedroom ensuite
- 1 x double bedroom (4ft bed)
- 1 x triple bedroom: 1 x double (4ft bed) & 1 x single bed
- Main bathroom with Jacuzzi bath
All the bedrooms enjoy fantastic views over the Bay.
A few steps up from the Kitchen/dining area leads to mezzanine style room with front facing seaviews perfect for reading, watching TV or simply relaxing & enjoying the scenery..An annex room off this provides additional sleeping accommodation ideal from children.
Due to having 3 sets of stairs within, this home is really not suitable for families with young children.
The amount of people staying cannot exceed
A non-refundable booking deposit of €200 is required per week.
Complete with decking overlooking the Bay the open plan area around the house is perfect for enjoying a Summers day. It has patio furniture, a barbeque and even an outdoor shower for watersport enthusiasts.
Please note: the owner feels that because of the number of steps in and around the house that this home is not suitable for young children (under 10). This house is spread over 3 levels.
THINGS TO DO LOCALLY:
- Derrynane House: Derrynane House was the ancestral home of Daniel O'Connell, the Irish statesman who played an important role in gaining Catholic Emancipation in 1829. Today some 120 hectares of the lands of Derrynane, together with Derrynane House, make up Derrynane National Historic Park. Plantations and garden walks were laid out in the 18th and 19th centuries, principally north and west of the house. Some features of the demesne are strongly associated with Daniel O'Connell, including the old Summer House. The main area of the gardens, set inland and to the north of the house, can be reached through a tunnel under the road. Directions: 3.5km from Caherdaniel, off the N70 (the "Ring of Kerry)
- Eagle Rock Equestrian Centre is situated in Caherdaniel on the beautiful Ring of Kerry (N70). Eagle Rock is A.I.R.E. approved and facilitates rides of all standards. Tuition available from qualified instructors www.eaglerockcentre.com
BOAT TRIPS TO SKELLIG ROCK: John O'Shea offers a great boat service to Skellig Islands, he departs from Bunavalla Pier at 10am in the morning.. Its advisable to book in advance. John also offers evening fishing trips. John's email is firstname.lastname@example.org or on mobile +353 (0)87 6898431. Bunavalla, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.
BEACHES: Derrynane Beach Blue Flag Beach Activities include, kayaking, canoeing, horse-riding, diving or simply stroll along the golden sands. A diving school is located at Derrynane Harbour together with a sailing school.Ballinskelligs Blue Flag Beach renowned for its miles of golden beach and turquoise water.
CARROLL’S BEACH BAR – Ireland’s only Beach Bar.
Lively pub with food served all day, speciality seafood !!!!
THE BLIND PIPER – Caherdaniel Village.
Traditional Irish Pub with food served all day.
Beer Garden & Live Traditional Irish Music in high season.
FREDDIE’S – Adjacent to The Blind Piper, next to Freddie’s Grocery Shop. Quaint old world pub
PADDYFROGS RESTAURANT IN WATERVILLE: This stylish, purpose-built restaurant, which overlooks Waterville Bay, was designed by local architect Albert Walsh. Its warm interior combines original artwork on the walls, subdued lighting, chairs covered in red and green shades, a copper candelabra and mirrors framed with driftwood. Choose from dishes on its varied menu such as Kerry lamb, Sneem black pudding on sauteed sweet apples with cider sauce; home baked breads and Irish farmhouse cheeses. It also has an a la carte vegetarian menu and is wheelchair accessible. Sandra Foster and chef Max Lequet are the pair behind Paddyfrogs. They provide good, well-informed and helpful service and old-fashioned Irish hospitality. Make a reservation on 066-9478766.
- Boat trips and sea angling trips with Waterville Boats are offered daily from Portmagee. Tackle on board for hire if required. Phone :353 (0)66 9474255 email@example.com
- Waterville Craft Market is a unique and extensive visitor attraction – a showcase for Irish craft and design. Officially acknowledged by craft workers throughout the country as one of Ireland’s most outstanding outlets, a special place to visit.
- Waterville Golf Links: Over 100 years old, Waterville is rated among the top 5 courses in Ireland and the top 20 links courses in the world www.watervillegolflinks.ie