Old farmhouse refurbished as a holiday home with magnificent views of Dingle Bay, Skellig Rocks and the Atlantic. Four bedrooms, sleeping 8. €350-575 per week. Excellently situated for exploring the Dingle Peninsula and surrounding Kerry countryside.
The Dingle Peninsula has a lot to offer. Dingle Town (12km) has plenty of pubs and restaurants to suit most tastes. There is traditional Irish music and dancing for the energetic; and some of the finest seafood to be found in Ireland. Dingle Town hosts an aquarium and the most famous local attraction is a visit to see Fungi, the friendly Dingle dolphin, at the mouth of the harbour where he has lived for twenty years.
Also in the area there are pottery and craft stores, one of which offers the opportunity to test your own pottery skills! Excellent golf courses, sandy beaches with shore angling, and bike hire is available; as is horse-riding. There are many archaeological sites in the west of the peninsula with plenty of walks linking them, most notably the Dingle Way. The property overlooks the impressive Iron Age Dunbeg Fort.
The house itself has four bedrooms (3 double, 1 twin), and is able to sleep ten. An infant’s cot is also available.
The living room boasts an open coal / peat fire, with the house also having storage heating. There is a large, walled front garden with fantastic views and a private drive up to the side of the house. Worth a special mention is the Stone House restaurant and bar, which is a short walk from the house.
The house offers the opportunity to stay within easy reach of the Dingle peninsula’s renowned tourist attractions; whilst retaining a quiet and idyllic setting overlooking the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean.
Mountain and road biking
Surfing at Dunquin or Inch Beach
Some of the best windsurfing in Europe at Jamie Knox, Maharees.
Swim with Fungi the Dolphin
Plentry of walking along the Dingle Way
Boat trips to Skellig and Blasket Islands
Visit the Beehive huts and forts
Miles of sandy, secluded beaches
Numerous pubs full of local character
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Oct 1 2013 - May 31 2014
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (Euro) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.