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Beautiful,peaceful located cottage, ideal base for touring kerry,Wifi

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, sleeps 8

An impressive built cottage nestled on an elevated large site just off the Ring of Kerry road with a feeling of space yet very welcoming in the unspoilt countryside of Glenbeigh. Riverview is tastefully decorated, located in a peaceful and tranquil setting boasting stunning views of the surrounding mountains and rivers.

Firstly, it is a perfect base to tour the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Pennisula,visit Skelig Island and see Killarney National Park or any of the multitudes of sights in south west Ireland.

Alternatively you may like to spend the day relaxing. Riverview has 4 bedrooms,one master large double ensuite, one double ensuite, one twin and double. There is a separate bathroom.Other accommodation includes a fully fitted kitchen with all mod cons including a large plasma TV,utility room, separate dining room and a spacious living room with an open fire,large plasma TV, DVD and cable in all tvs. There is a brick patio area where you may sit and relax after your day touring

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great holiday, the house was so comfortable ,all our creature comforts were catered for.We enjoyed many a walk in the nearby beach , hill walking, and there is so much to see, fabulous sites.

Marcella is very charming and made us feel very welcome. She told us all about the area and recommended some great restaurants to us.
May 2010
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(23 traveler reviews)

Beautiful,peaceful located cottage, ideal base for touring kerry,Wifi
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5
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We rented this lovely home for two full weeks and had a wonderful stay. I have stayed in many vacation rental homes and this one is exceptional. It feels like a 'home' versus a vacation rental. It is warm, comfortable, and well decorated just as you would do in your own home. Marcella is a fantastic host, very kind and caring. This home provides a quiet retreat after a day exploring or provides a roomy, comfortable place for staying in should you desire. It is very close to many beautiful places. Our personal favorite was Rossbeigh Beach; incredible and only about 5 minutes away. We went there several times during our stay and felt lucky to be there during the winter when the beach was not crowded, and the Atlantic always puts on a great show, whether peaceful or wild. Everything was well-provided, kitchen had everything (and I cooked at home a lot), the whole place was spotless, and we slept well. I am so grateful for owners who rent beautiful, clean places at affordable prices. Great place, great host, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review . I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay at our cottage . It was a pleasure making your acquaintance. Thanks Marcella
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Beautiful, roomy, clean with lovely view

  • 5 of 5
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This home was more space than 2 couples needed but all rooms we used were comfortable and roomy. Great base for touring the area including the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Penninsula We visited local pubs and restaurants and enjoyed good food and trad music. Kitchen was well equipped and washer and dryer were great to have. This would be a great spot for a large family getaway. Marcella is a friendly and cordial hostess.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't ask for more.

  • 5 of 5
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We stayed here for 5 days and it met every need and more. This is a beautiful home and is wonderfully maintained. All the amenities were upscale. There was more than enough room for 4 adults and a two year old. The location made it convenient to travel the Ring of Kerry, close to two lovely towns and not far from Killarney or Dimgle. Marcella was such a lovely host. I would highly recommend this to anyone and if in Ireland again, would not his taste to rent here again. Thank you Marcella for everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review . I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our location Central for touring Kerry . It was a pleasure making your and your lovely family acquaintance .Welcome back anytime . All the best , Marcella .
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Excellent property, great value.

  • 5 of 5
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We are regular renters of holiday homes in Cork and Kerry and were absolutely delighted with this property. It is the cheapest home we have rented but it did not disappoint in any respect. In fact it provided everything that we expect (and often don't get) in more expensive properties and much more.

Everything was clean, well looked after and worked perfectly. The wifi was fast and invaluable for children on quiet or rainy days. The garden, driveway and house exterior were immaculate.

Thank you Marcella and Declan for your attention to detail. We will not hesitate to contact you next time we come to Glenbeigh.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you were much for your kind review . We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I want to thank you also for leaving the cottage in immaculate condition . I really appreciate the time and effort you took in doing so . I look forward to seeing you all again. Many thanks again, Marcella
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Beautiful setting in a great location

  • 5 of 5
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We stayed five nights at Marcella's lovely home. The home is very clean with everything needed in the kitchen. Large windows allow you to enjoy the great views of the bay and hills in the distance. The location on the Ring of Kerry was perfect for day trips on the peninsula as well as Dingle and Killarney national park. Marcella was very helpful in helping us decide which day trips to take and recommendations for dinners and local music. We would highly recommend this home for travelers to the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review . It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the location ideal for touring . It was lovely making your acquaintance . Best wishes Marcella
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  • 5 of 5

Spent a beautiful relaxing week in this FANTASTIC!! cottage in June 2015. The photographs and description do not do it justice. We regularly stay in cottages around Ireland and this property is by far the best yet! It is in a slightly elevated plot in South West Kerry only two miles from Glenbeigh village, giving wonderful sea views from the front windows and views of both the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula mountains. From the main bedroom you can lie in bed and watch the lovely sunset over the Atlantic Ocean if you wish. Ideal for families, couples, romantic breaks for people of all ages. The 0.75 acre garden is completely safe for children and pets, with electric gates allowing access/egress. Tarmac driveway and parking for at least 10 cars. Outside lights and lanterns.The quality of the fittings and furnishings are excellent and way beyond normal holiday cottage fitments. The mattresses are excellent and you will not wake up in the morning. With three televisions (all modern flat screens and 50" in the lounge) a sky box and unlimited internet access of a really good speed, you are unlikely to be stuck for relaxing on a very wet day, if you decide to stay in. The attention to detail such as shampoos and shower gels in every en suite and bathroom, toilet rolls and hand soaps all provided, give that little extra touch that most other cottages do not. The garden is immaculate, not only does Declan cut the grass with his ride on mower, but he tends the verges and around the plants as well. Lovely lawns to have picnics on! If you compare the pricing of this cottage to many others, you will see that this cottage represents excellent value for money. You will not be disappointed at all when you stay here. The lovely Marcel is an excellent host and nothing is too much trouble for her. She is extremely helpful in every way and the cottage was immaculate on our arrival. She is on hand by either telephone or email during your stay if you require any assistance or information at all. Our sincere thanks to both Marcel and Declan for allowing us to stay in your beautiful, fantastic cottage and we will return again. Love and best wishes to both. Peter & Shelley HYDE (Shropshire) UK.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter & Shelley , wow what a review, thank you both So very much for your kind words and for such a detailed account of what the cottage has to offer . I really enjoyed making your acquaintance and I do hope to see you both again some time in the future , you are welcome back anytime. Declan was thrilled to be mentioned also . Thanks again for taking the time and effort for writing this fantastic review, I really appreciate it. All the best, Marcella & Declan
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Kerry 'Farranfore'
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
28 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Red Fox Inn
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Riverview is located 4 kilometers from the village of Glenbeigh and is nestled above the famous Ring of Kerry.

A big attraction of this village is the superb blue flag beach ' Rossbeigh ' with wonderful views across the bay to Dingle mountains. This beautiful unpolluted beach provides excellent conditions for swimming, walking and bird watching. There is a newly appointed safe clean playground for children of all ages and a basketball court.

More walking, climbing and fishing can be found at Blackstone Bridge and Caragh River,the river is only a short 10 minute walk from the house.

Caragh Lake is a beautiful expanse of water 4 miles long providing more stunning scenery in its setting among broom and heather covered hills and imposing mountains.

Riverview house is an ideal base for touring whether its Killarney National park and Muckross House, Ring of Kerry, Dingle or you may just fancy some horse riding on Rossbeigh strand,the hardest part of your day will be deciding what to do.

Golf: There is no shortage of Golf courses in Kerry with numerous courses to choose from such

as Killarney , Beaufort, Ring of Kerry, Ross , Castleross, Waterville , Dunloe ,Killorglin and of course

Dooks Golf course an 18 hole course which is only a 5 minutes drive from the house.


Rates & Availability

County Kerry Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $53

Deposit to be paid within 10 days of booking.
Balance to be paid on day of arrival.
Electricity and heating bills are extra, charged by meter.
High chair and cot available for small children on request.

Arrival time after 4pm
Departure time before 10 a.m
Booking periods are from Saturday to Saturday during peak season.
House strictly sleeps only 8 persons (including children).
May consider 1 pet only , at extra charge of €50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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County Kerry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bathrooms: Bathroom 1 : Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bath and sink. Bathroom 2 : Toilet , sink and shower Enclosure. Bathroom 3 : Toilet, sink and shower Enclosure . Both en-suites are fully tiled and have power showers. All light fittings ,mirrors and bathroom accessories are of a high standard and quality.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have bedside lockers with reading lamps. Bed linen and towels are provided free of charge. Baby cot available upon request. Hairdryer also provided.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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