This beautiful stone faced and white washed cottage is situated on the northern face of the Dingle Peninsula on the Wild Atlantic Way. This cottage offers dramatic views of Brandon Bay across to the beautiful Fermoyle strand and of nearby mountains including the well known Brandon Mountain. Situated on a quiet spot near Brandon village. Artists, writers, musicians, walkers, cyclists and nature lovers will all be attracted to this cottage, its character and the surrounding area.
Interior, Ground floor: Simple, comfortable decor in calming shades of blues, greens and whites. Oil fired central heating.
Main living room with TV, CD and DVD players and a big stone open fireplace to light a turf fire.We also have a large selection selection of DVDS to choose from.
Large fitted kitchen. washing machine and dryer and traditional open fireplace.
Second living room, suitable for a quiet read, art or yoga.
Upper level: Two double bedrooms, two single rooms, a bathroom, a toilet and a shower room.
Exterior: A large garden with comfortable seating for outdoors dining, landscaped with plants of the area. Enjoy 360 degree views of mountains and sea.
Murphy’s Cottage is 1 mile from Brandon Village where there is an idyllic fishing harbour with small pier. Small boats can be moored or launched here and Brandon Bay is popular with sea anglers. Angling from the pier wall is also a very popular activity. The small beach here is a haven for small children. There are 3 pubs in Brandon where fine local food is served and traditional music can be heard. The Feile Lughnasa and Brandon Regatta are two important local events taking place in August
Cloghane village is 3 miles from the cottage and is the location of the nearest shop where all essentials can be purchased. St. Brendan's Catholic Church is here with weekly masses. Cloghane has 1 pub serving food and also traditional music. Traditional music and a cup of tea can also be enjoyed in the Tintean Ceoil every Monday night in the village from 7.30pm - 9.30pm all year round and up to 3 nights a week in the peak season.
Dingle is 20 minute drive over the wonderful scenic drive of Conor Pass. Dingle is a small town offering everything a traveller would require. The fishing trawlers by the pier, seafood and high quality restaurants, traditional Irish food and souvenir shops. There are many pubs offering traditional Irish music, food and drink.
Nearer to home there is magnificent Fermoyle Strand, a sandy beach, famous for surfing and very clean and safe for swimming and water sports. The 7 uninterrupted miles make it a great beach to walk.
How to get here!: Kerry International Airport is 50 minute drive from the cottage and from here there are direct Ryanair flights to London Stansted, London Luton and Frankfurt Hahn. Cork and Shannon Airports are both 2 +1/2 hr drives where there is a bigger selection of direct flights. All airports offer car hire.
Ringaskiddy is the nearest ferryport with sailings to France.
Rosslare and Dublin would be the main ferryports for UK.