|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This newly built property enjoys a magnificent location, situated just over a mile from the bustling seaside town of Waterville. The house and large garden offers wonderful sea views. 'Ishka House' is very tastefully decorated and furnished throughout. The living areas are very spacious and all three bedrooms are en-suite. Waterville offers a fine selection of restaurants and pubs along with great fishing, walking, water sports and golf - Teach an Ishka is located just opposite Waterville's additional golf course, The Skelligs Bay. There are also many glorious beaches, coves and piers to be discovered in this area.
Entrance porch. Kitchen/Dining /Sitting Room - Fully fitted wooden kitchen, slate floor, counter bar and stools. Dining/Sitting room with wooden floors, beamed ceiling, French doors to garden. Lounge with slate and wood floor, open fire set in stone fireplace, beamed ceiling, leather seating, TV & DVD, stereo. Utility room with washer, dryer and small freezer. Cloakroom - wc and whb. Double Bedroom ensuite - wc, whb, bath and shower over bath. Upstairs: Double bedroom, ensuite with wc, whb and shower cubicle. Twin bedroom, ensuite with wc, whb and shower cubicle.
Electricity is a fixed charge of 40.00E per week.
Open fire - fuel avail locally
Shop 1.2 miles
Beach 1.2 miles
Large enclosed garden with patio furniture
Duvets with linen
THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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)
Ballinskelligs Watersports: At Ballinskelligs Watersports the visitor can choose between a day trip by boat to the Skellig Islands, diving at the Skellig islands or sea angling.The day trip lands at Skellig Island for approximately 2 hours, and leaves from Ballinskelligs pier at 11am daily. A non landing trip around the island leaves at 3.30 each afternoon in July and August. Sea Angling and high speed adventure trips to Skelligs are also on offer, taking approximately 25 minutes each way. www.skelligsboats.com
BEACHES: Waterville boasts its own sandy beach & in close driving proximity you will find: Ballinskelligs Blue Flag Beach renowned for its miles of golden beach and turquoise water. For sports lovers, Ballinskelligs is an ideal location, offering world class water sports from windsurfing to sea angling. Ballinskelligs Regatta is held every year in the village and also Derrynane Beach Blue Flag Beach Activities include, kayaking, canoeing, horse-riding, diving or simply stroll along the golden sands.