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Quiet Rural Retreat with Panoramic Views of Mountains and Sea

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Contemporary Cottage with Gorgeous Views of Mountains and Sea

At the end of a private, tree lined lane sits Kilmurry Cottage, our Irish home away from our American home.

Set high on a bluff overlooking Dingle Bay and the Ring of Kerry, the cottage is within walking distance to a 15th century castle, Storm Beach and the Dingle Way, a walking trail throughout the Peninsula.

The cottage is small, neat, simple, secure and comfortable.

At night the dark sky is bright with stars and the twinkling lights from the cottages on the Ring of Kerry are visible.

On a moonlight night the experience is breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful and often one can hear the soft sound of waves crashing on Storm Beach.

Located eight miles from our peaceful, remote cottage is the Town of Dingle, an active and colorful town and harbor with pubs, traditional irish music, farmers markets, fairs and more.

More Details

Owner
Edward & Pamela Galvin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We appreciate that you have made your home available to guests.We felt very much at home.

We had wonderful weather and a glorious full moon. Never really got dark for those few days.

Most of all the view out the window feeds the soul.
Jun 2014
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Map

Nearest Train
25 Miles
Tralee
Car: necessary

The cottage is a 15 minute drive to the Town of Dingle, an active, colorful town with a busy harbor. Known for its many pubs and nightly traditional irish music Dingle hosts, farmers markets, animal fairs, and the Dingle Races held every August. The surrounding area is criss-crossed with walking paths and hiking trails many with magnificent views of Dingle Bay and the rugged rocky coast.

A short walk from the cottage are the remains of a 15th century castle, a beach, a fishing pier, a holy well, ruins of Cill Mhuire church, and much more for you to discover.

Amenities

County Kerry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The second bedroom can convert to a comfortable study.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The cottage is small and compact with large windows in every room affording 180 degree views of the surrounding farmland, bay and mountains. Heat from the cast iron stove in the great room adds cozy warmth on chilly evenings or drizzly days.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Quiet Rural Retreat with Panoramic Views of Mountains and Sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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What a view

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast, the property is located in a sparsely populated area, the view from the window was breathtaking. There are plenty hiking trails nearby and not many tourists. The house is very well maintained, the owners are friendly.

WiFi reception can be a hit or miss depending on the weather. It was OK for most of our stay but when the clouds descended to the sea level it stopped working, and gone was cellular reception as well. But that was just for a few hours. Oh, and don't believe the note that says that rebooting WiFi is not guaranteed to get it back up. It is. It hanged up for us twice and unplugging it and plugging back in did the trick just fine.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Dingle Peninsula Gem

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Kilmurry Cottage. The location couldn't be more beautiful, and the cottage itself is excellent— comfortable and well-supplied. I'd especially recommend this listing for families. My kids loved the sheep, the short walk to Minard Castle (and the beach), and just generally being able to roam.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Exceptional

  • 5 of 5

We spent one week at Kilmurry cottage for our honeymoon. Pamela is very accommodating and helpful. The cottage is very comfortable, boasts stunning views, and is a short distance from Dingle by car. It was an amazing stay. I could not get enough of the views, and I was teary-eyed the morning we left. I hope that I can go back one day soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular location overlooking the bay with view of the hills behind, bluffs and Kerry peninsula in the distance. Car needed, but it was an easy drive to attractions in Dingle, or go for long walks nearby. Beach within easy walking distance. House clean, simple and comfortable. Played golf and explored the peninsula.reccomend highly.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fabulous week here. The views are astonishing. The two bedroom house was lovely. A short drive to Dingle town. Great spot. Great people. We would love to return. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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amazing views in a peaceful place!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying this fall at this lovely cottage. It was very clean, comfortable and cozy. The best part about our stay was that we were at the end of a country lane with an unobstucted view overlooking Dingle Bay and across to the Mountains on the Ring of Kerry. Amazing! Our walks from the cottage along quiet roads led us to the beach, and a ruined castle. It was not far from Dingle Town, about 10 minutes drive. Good value for the price.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

- rates include all charges and minimum stay is for 6 nights/7 days
- payment by check accepted
1/2 mailed in advance to secure reservation
1/2 before trip departure
- Rates negotiable for longer stays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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