Dingle Peninsula Cottage Rental Photos and Description
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)
Local events are listed at the end of this page.
This very clean house is located just one mile from Dingle town with great views of the surrounding mountains, harbour and Dingle bay. There are three en suite bedrooms, two double beds (queen size) and one twin room (two single beds). It has a very spacious kitchen with all utensils provided and all modern coveniences. The sitting room has an open fireplace with a sofa, recliner/swivel chair and piano. The house is centrally heated using oil which is included in the price as is the electricity.
Dingle town is just 1 mile away and a very nice stroll. In the oposite direction is Conor Pass and many stunning walking trails.The house is usually surrounded by sheep and lambs in the neighbouring fields which is a delight in spring time. Dairy cows pass by frequently too, sometimes twice a day. The area is also dotted with ancient celtic stone monuments and archeological sites.
The Dingle Peninsula,
Of course the Dingle peninsula is world famous for its natural beauty and friendly locals. It is also famous for it's cuisine and fresh local produce (fish is a speciality), traditional Irish music and it's old world pubs. With many stores to choose from you can pick up anything from woolens to local crystal. You can even purchase some horse feed while enjoying a pint !
Touring from Dingle,
Killarney and the Ring of Kerry are meerly an hour away, the Blarney Stone, Cork city and West Cork only two hours away. Galway, the Rock of Cashel, Kinsale are three hours from here.
There is so much to see in the area. Come and explore for yourself !
What's happening in 2014.
Jan 6 Women's Christmas
Feb 14-16 Dingle Walking Festival
Feb 19-23 Ballyferriter school of music
Feb 16 & 17 Dingle walking festival
Mar 14-17 Dingle International Film festival
Mar 17 St St Patrick's Day
Mar 14-17 St Patrick's weekend Annascaul
April 11+12 Rugby weekend Ballydavid
April 18-21 Mount Brandon walking & music festival
May 1-5 Feile na Bealtaine (May Festival of the arts)
May 17 Dingle Women's Mini Marathon
June 7 Dingle Adventure Race
July 6 Maherees Regatta (Currach racing)
July 9-13 Castlegregory Summer Festival
July 12 Brandon Bay Half Marathon (10 kilometers)
July 19 & 20 Ventry Regatta (Currach racing)
August 4 Ballydavid Regatta (Currach racing)
August 8-10 Dingle Horse Races
August 16 & 17 Dingle Regatta (Currach Racing)
August 24 Brandon Regatta (Currach Racing)
September 6 Dingle Marathon
October Dingle Food Festival yet to be confirmed
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- children welcome
About Des Murphy
I am a chauffeur/tour guide providing tours of the entire island of Ireland. I specialize in the hidden gems of the countryside, unique attractions, back roads and the very best of local produce. I also design itineraries online giving my clients the choice of self drive, guided tours or bus tour.
Des Murphy purchased this cottage in 2000
Why Des Murphy chose Dingle Peninsula
This cottage is elevated and is close enough to Dingle town yet surrounded by mountains, fields and ocean views. There are usually sheep, lambs and cows in the neighboring fields also. The sunsets are breathtaking with tranquil walks through the hills and valleys.
What makes this cottage unique
Stunning surroundings, a real piece of rural ireland, scenic drives, unspoiled countryside, clean air, peace & quiet, great restaurants & pubs, great music, traditions & characters,hill walking, friendly people, endless local history and folklore.