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A HOUSE TO LIVE FOR -VIEW TO DIE FOR.

philomena

Advertiser since: 2006
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Speaks: english, Irish/english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

philomena

Advertiser since: 2006
Speaks: english, Irish/english
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Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2015
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A HOUSE TO LIVE FOR -VIEW TO DIE FOR.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Dingle Peninsula Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Stone cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

WIFI AVAILABLE

WELCOME TO THE SPLENDOUR OF THE DINGLE

PENINSULA

Allow yourself to be enchanted by Corca Dhuibhne (West Kerry),a land of stunning impressive mountains, spectacular coastline and sandy beaches.

Spend time in a place rich in tradition, literature and culture, where our native Irish language prospers but most of all spend time in a beautiful house where you can marvel at the splendour of its surroundings with every modern convenience the house offers privacy and comfort.

This is no ordinary cottage, quite apart from breath-taking views from every windows,the house is utterly delightful and comfortable with oil fired central heating,wooden floors and subtle decor which sets the tone in this tranquil hideaway. Situated right at the heart of what

National Geographic calls it 'the Most Beautiful Place on Earth .The spectacular views of the rugged cliffs which make up the coastline can be seen from every window of the house.

It overlooks Clochar Beach, Sybil head,The Three Sisters, Mount Brandon,Smerwick Harbour..It inspired classic films such as David Leans 'Ryan's Daughter' Tom Cruise/Nicole Kidman epic 'Far and Away'.

Situated on the Panoramic Slea Head drive and the Dingle Way,10Km from the quaint fishing town of Dingle, Golf links, horse riding,hill walking, and beautiful safe sandy beaches close by.

Sheep graze the lush land around the Stone House as do ponies from time to time,if the ponies are there they like you to pay them a little attention and feed them carrots/apples.

You can walk through the fields attached to the house and feel the freedom of living in the country also you can walk to the cliffs through the fields and sit on the stone wall and watch the waves and the ocean and the surrounding hills and cliffs and feel the peace and tranquility seep through your body!!

The house is probably the best situated on the dingle peninsula with views that awe-inspiring, the pictures that accompany this sight are all the the views you will experience from you visit.

The Kindest of Wishes;

Philomena O'Connor

website.

http://www.dinglestonecottage.com

The house is situated in an ideal place,

-For golfers with the beautiful Cean Sibeal 18 hole golf course links 5 minute drive from the house,

-Walking/ Tracking; The surrounding area is full of trails also, the Dingle Way is on your door step so don't forget your walking boots and a few hidden gems that I myself can share with you.

-Its an all inspiring location for writers, landscape artists or photographers alike.

-The area is steeped in culture and history and surrounded by some of the most dramatic scenery in the world

-The Dingle Peninsula is an anglers paradise spanning a coast line of over 100kms,ideal area for deep sea and shore angling close to the house,guided tours and walks can be arranged.

-We speak Irish(Gaelic) as a first tongue and summer schools are held in Ballyferriter all summer for all ages who wants to learn or improve same,

-Beaches; Beal Ban Beach and Ventry Beach is only a short drive away with unspoilt white sand stretching for miles and safe for swimming,also Wine Strand,Black Strand,Coomanole beach which was a big part in' Ryans Daughters' movie and you are looking out from the house at our beloved Clogher Strand with its lovely white sand also close by is the little cove called Cuas Naoa where fishermen used go out to fish in there little canoe in bye gone days.

-The Connor Pass is the hightest pass in Ireland and provides specatacular views of the Lakes and Dingle Harbour.

-Test your climbing skills and climb 3000 feet high Mount Brandon only a short drive then enjoy a glass of wine after on you balcony with the view of conquered mountain.

-The Slea Head Drive meanders through some of the most ruggedly beautiful landscape in the world is on your door step (Literally).

-Local Hangouts; 2Km from the village of Dun Chaoin(Duinquin) Kruger's pub (the nearest pub to America) and the Blasket Island heritage center and restaurant.-Near by; A good local Restaurant-cafe on your door step and the famous Murphy's Ice Cream is available there.

You will also see hens, chickens,geese,ducks and goats run around the field near Restaurant. History; The area has the greatest concentration of archaeological sites in Ireland with such treasures as Kilmalkeadar Church,Dun an Oir Fort of Gold,Gallarus Orartory which is shaped like an upturned boat it is the most perfectly preserved example of Irish architecture,Behive Huts and many more only a short distance from Tig Meaig.

Blaskets islands; The wonderful Heritage Centre at Dunquin celebrates the lives of the Blasket Islanders there culture and literary talents and the Irish Language just a stroll away, Boats to the Blasket Island leaves from the pier on the hour in Dunquin .

-Dingles First Citizen; You take a boat trip from Dingle Bay to see our much loved Dolfin ‘Fungi

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
philomena (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2006
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, Irish/english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2015

About philomena

I was born hear and my first language was Irish I Came from a large family of 8 kids. I became a nurse where I traveled to England for work in my younger days but my heart never left home, I returned where myself and my husband Alec reared our family.

philomena purchased this cottage in 2006

Why philomena chose Dingle Peninsula

Alec and I build the house as we wanted to share this piece of Heaven with our guests . Never have i grown tired of the view or even seen a place to equal the place that i call home.

Within a few minutes walk you are on the magical beach of clogher which you see from the cottage or Cuis Na Naon where generations of my family have fished from to rear there big family.

What makes this cottage unique

The view/Peace/Tranquility/Walks or Tracks and simple life... come and see for yourself!!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 85 traveler reviews

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A House to Live for -View to Die for.
average rating of 4.9882355 based on 85 reviews
Phoenix, AZ
5

The Most Beautiful Spot in Ireland

  • 5 of 5

This perfect cottage was the highlight of our trip to Ireland. The view is unrivaled and the world famous Slea Head Drive is just out the front door. The cottage itself is built to the highest standards and kept us more than cozy despite the unpredictable Irish weather! We enjoyed our morning walks and afternoon hikes on the Dingle Peninsula only to come back to unobstructed views of pastures, cliffs, and the mightly Atlantic Ocean. We enjoyed our french press coffee each morning whilst gazing out upon our only neighbors: cows and sea birds. The nearby area offers plenty in the way of outdoor recreation, beachcombing, and dining. The sunsets are unreal as you gaze out upon the sea with a glass of wine in hand. The view from this cottage is only matched by the warm and generous hospitality displayed by both Sharon and Philomena...both of whom went out of their way before, during, and after our stay to make us feel most welcome, accomodated, and comfortable. To this day, we continue to gaze at our unbelieveable pictures and dream of our time there! We can't wait to go back for another visit to this one of a kind gem along the Wild Atlantic Way.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Relaxation guaranteed

  • 5 of 5

What a pleasure to stay in this home. It, and the owners, were as welcoming as could be. We hiked every day, mostly starting right from the house. The scenery is fantastic in every weather -- every-changing clouds, rugged cliffs, churning seas, heather everywhere, cows, sheep, and green grass galore! It was considerably milder than winter in northeast U.S. - so an excellent choice for a winter holiday. It was tempting to stay put and enjoy the view and the peat fire, but exploring the countryside and the unique geology, beehive huts, iron age forts, ancient churches, and beaches, was equally fascinating. We've stayed in many rentals, and this one sure felt like home. The owners went out of their way to help. We would love to return!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Missouri
5

Three retired Missouri Teachers

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing the "home away from home" with us! We absolutely loved it! Loved the house, the view and Sharon! She did a fantastic job taking care of us! We wish we could have met Phil, but she wasn't feeling well during the time we were there; however, she communicated with us. The site that described the house, view and area were totally correct! The view is "to die for"! My husband admired the construction of the house, the design, the stone, and appreciated all the workmanship. Amazing, beautiful place. When we had to leave, we all three said we must return! Again, wonderful, beautiful place! Thank you for sharing!!! If you are looking for a place to rent in the Dingle area, rent this house!!! You will love it!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Simply AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

My wife returned to the Stone House for her third visit, me my second and we brought two friends for their first stay. Weather is always a bit of a concern, but it cooperated and we had a wonderful week stay. The Stone House is one of the few places we visit we consider "home" as soon as we walk in. The owners have taken such great care and concern in the furnishings and surrounding to make it an experience of a life-time but one you should know, once you experience it you will want to come back again and again. This trip we met Phil's daughter, Sharon who is a total delight and who takes such care in cleaning and comforts she is delightful! We missed "the boys" restaurant which was closed for health reasons and hope it reopens before our next stay. Plan to explore the area, but leave plenty of time to sit infront of the peat fire, read a good book or simply to stare our the window at the most amazing view you will ever see!

Restaurants are all great, but check out the Stone House Restaurant in Ventry for an amazing meal. Take in the shops of Dingle, there is so much to see and do in such a compact area.

These hosts truly love the land, their country and welcoming people into their home, check out the smaller cottage with just two bedrooms next door if that meets your needs and the Stonehouse is booked for your dates, it is another amazing space!

Cannot say enough, simply we look forward to our return trip.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael and Lynn,thank you for a great review but most of all for staying with us once again,you are a total delight to meet and wish we could have spend more time together,Niall at the Restaurent 'An Canteen'his health was not improving but he is gone into Hospital today to see what can be done for him,keep both of us in your prayer...
Little River, SC USA
5

ONE WORD: EXCELLENT

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful two weeks in this beautiful home with gorgeous views. You have all your "at home" amenities to make you feel so comfortable. It was so clean, all the beds are so comfortable and it is also wonderful for anyone that has problems with stairs as you have a lovely ensuite bedroom on the ground floor. We've stayed here many, many times and this is our home away from home. The owners and their family are wonderful and will help with anything you need. Don't hesitate to rent this beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Cleveland, Ga USA
5

Breath taking!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about the breath taking views, the comfort of the house, or the warm welcome extended to us from Sharon and Phil! Thanks for everything it was a lovely, absolutely lovely vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Blasket Island
Ring of Kerry
Dunbeg Promontory Fort
Murphys Ice Cream
Traditional Farms at Muckross House
Muckross Abbey
Gap of Dunloe
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
kerry
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Ballyferriter/Dunquin
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Ceann Sibeal 18 hole Golf links
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Tralee
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
tralee
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Tig Aine ,Graig,Ballyferriter/Murphys Ice Cream
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Clogher beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

From €125 Per night

Dingle Peninsula Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
march
Mar 6 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
€3,500
 
 
July/Aug
Jul 4 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,690
€6,000
 
 
September/October
Aug 30 2015 - Oct 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
€225
€1,250
€3,500
 
 
november/december
Nov 7 2015 - Dec 19 2015
4 night minimum stay
€125
€750
€2,000
 
 
December/January
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
€1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
€200
€890
€3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €200
Notes non refundable 25%deposit paid by bank transfer or personal cheque due on booking ,balance due 90 days before arrival.weekly changeover is Saturday June to September,other months flexible.
Xmas and New Year min stay is 7 nights.
rates are subject to change without notice.
utilities extra.
letting agreement will be emailed by owner and must be agreed to when making the reservation,

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Dingle Peninsula Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious Bright and easy accessible.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Spacious, Bright and easy accessible.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Quaint and comfort.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , the smallest bedroom in the house is quite bright spacious
  • Room 1 First floor; Master bedroom, King size bed (1) , En-Suit with Tub, Pressurised Shower & Heated Towel rail,( 2) lounging chairs. Room 2 First Floor; Double Bed (1) En-Suit with Pressurised shower. Room 3 First Floor; Twin Beds (2) En-Suit with Pressurised Shower. Room 4 Ground Floor; Queen size Beds (1) En-Suit Pressurised Shower. If Required we provide; Baby Cribs (1) crib for infant & high chair. folding bed (1).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Golf 4 minute drive.library with fiction,non fiction,books of the area and Ireland,some children books,alarm clock,hairdryer,oil fired central heating,starting pack of soap,toilet paper,kitchen paper,laundry powder,turf,logs,firelighters. Private land to walk down to the sea from house .

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