Stunningly situated two-storey holiday house 10 min outside of Dingle town by car going in the direction of mt. Brandon and Ballydavid. Three bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with a bunk bed (two singles) and one with a double bed and single bunk (sleeps 7 total). The beautifully renovated farm house has a large kitchen and living room with a traditional fireplace including the original antique iron crane (see photo). There is a cozy bathroom downstairs with bath/shower and a toilet upstairs as well. The breathtaking view from the front of the house looks directly out on Smerwick Harbour to the south and to the West lie the Three Sisters and the Atlantic horizon. To the east is Ireland's second highest mountain, Mt. Brandon, climbed by Celtic/Christian pilgrims since the early Middle Ages. Also visible in the distance are the hills of Great Blasket Island. Total privacy, a cozy house facing the North Atlantic & proximity to Dingle's lively pub scene are what this house offers.
- Cottage1184 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
Three bedrooms, sleeps 7
Kathleen Dineen Young
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- english, german
- Calendar last updated:
- Jun 24, 2018
About Kathleen Dineen Young
I am originally from County Cork. I grew up in an irish speaking family and we spent our childhood holidays in West Kerry. I fell in love with the area and the cottage is now my family holiday home with my three sons. The area is an inspiration for me as a singer with the area`s rich irish traditional music culture.
Kathleen Dineen Young purchased this Cottage in 1989
Why Kathleen Dineen Young chose County Kerry
The cottage is a unique location with total privacy and stunning uninterrupted views of Smerwich Harbour and the Atlantic ocean. Winter or summer, it is a beautiful warm,quiet and peaceful place to be.
What makes this Cottage unique
It is a traditional house maintaining its original character with wooden beams and stone floors. There is a feeling of going back 100 years in time. For me it is the only place in the world where time stands still and one can forget all the stress of work and modern living.
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit!
We visited the beautiful Dingle peninsula in May and felt completely at home in this charming vintage cottage. The entire house was lovely and the view was outstanding. We visited Dingle town in the evening and explored the delights of the countryside by day. We spent a gorgeous day on the Blasket island while we were there as well. I would love to visit again!
The cottage is located on the sea just as it appears in the photos. It was a beautiful setting. The beds were comfortable an we had everything we needed.
It was a little hard to find. Your gps may say Ballydavid North, but it is Ballydavid. We figured out if you google the pub in the owner’s directions (An Cuinne) the bus stop nearby comes up (Feohanagh). Use gps to get there then follow the owner’s directions from that point.
Classsic Irish Cottage.
April stay with a great Atlantic storm, 40 to 50 knot winds driving rain against the old wooden framed windows, listening to the pounding waves on the rocks. Perfect time just relaxing with a fire of peat taking us back in time.
Dear James, Thank you for taking the time to review Young`s Cottage and I am so happy you enjoyed the experience of a big powerful storm. I absolutely love to be there when the wind is howling. I hope you come back another time in the future to enjoy some sunshine,
We stayed here for six nights ...we really enjoyed our stay ...the views are fantastic and the place is adorable.
Thank you David! So nice to know that you enjoyed it.
Charming traditional Cottage
We really enjoyed our stay at Young's Cottage on the Dingle Peninsula. This is a charming traditional cottage with a peat burning fireplace in the sitting room, comfortable charming guest rooms and a large table in the kitchen. It is rustic and delightful. You can tell this is a beloved family home not just a sterile hotel room. The views of the sea from the cottage are wonderful and the location was perfect. Close enough to be convenient to Dingle town but far enough away to feel completely private and serene. Easy access to everything we wanted to do on the peninsula. We had our breakfast outside one morning with the sun shining on the sea and the cows in the pasture next door gazing at us. We were able to walk to the bay where our daughter searched for shells. We didn't do any real cooking while we were there as we ate at the local pub An bothar for dinner every night. We loved our stay and would love to visit again someday. Thank you Kathleen!
Dear Rachelle, Thank you for your lovely review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future.
Best wishes, Kathleen
Cozy & wondrous coastal cottage
Though a picture's worth a thousand words, the images on this site still could not prepare us for the thrill of entering this charming cottage and then stepping out of the front door onto the expansive view of Ard na Caithne. So breathtaking. The entire family (that includes three young adults ages 17, 19, 22) was amazed and enchanted by this cottage and the rich surroundings. (Our daughter said she'd be happy to stay for a week!) Such a wonderful, soul-nourishing way to end our 2-week tour of Ireland. We are filled with gratitude!
Dear Michael, thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am delighted that you felt at home there and I hope you will come back in the future.
Dingle, Dingle-Peninsula, Blasket Islands, Mt. Brandon, Gallurus Oratory... the Dingle area is world famous for its Gaelic heritage and beautiful landscapes unlike any other part of Ireland. Perfect for hiking, fishing, snorkelling, bike-riding, sailing, wind-surfing, music, relaxing with a pint of Guinness, etc. This dramatic Atlantic coastal region lies so far west in Ireland's geography that local signs say, 'Next Parish: America'.