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'A House to Live for -View to Die for'.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Stone cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

WIFI AVAILABLE FREE.

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Available dates for 2017

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AUGUST 19----AUGUST 26 (ONE WEEK)

AUGUST 26-SEPTEMBER 3.

SEPTEMBER 15--SEPTEMBER 17 (2NIGNTS)

SEPTEMBER 21---SEPTEMBER 23 (2 NIGHTS)

OCTOBER 2---9 OCTOBER

OCTOBER 28 ONWARDS/3

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WIFI AVAILABLE FREE

Utilities (heating oil and electricity)are meter read on arrival and paid for at departure.

WELCOME TO THE SPLENDOUR OF THE DINGLE

PENINSULA.

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EPISODE V111' OF STAR WARS' WAS FILMED ON TOP OF 'SYBIL HEAD' IN THE SUMMER 2016 ....ALSO FILMED AT SHORT WALK FROM HOUSE WAS 'RYANS DAUGHTER' ALSO 'FAR AND WAY'

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'Allow yourself to be enchanted by Corca Dhuibhne (West Kerry),a land of stunning impressive mountains, spectacular coastline and sandy beaches.

Spend time in a place rich in tradition, literature and culture, where our native Irish language prospers but most of all spend time in a beautiful house where you can marvel at the splendour of its surroundings with every modern convenience the house offers privacy and comfort.

There is few places in the world that will thoroughly take your breath away as the view from inside or outside or on the patio of the cottage overlooking Clogher Beach /Sybhil Head and the 3 high points called the 3 sisters /mountains and the vast Atlantic Ocean,,, the most photographed point of the most scenic of drives .the home is only 20minute drive from idilic Dingle town

This is no ordinary cottage, quite apart from breath-taking views from every windows,the house is utterly delightful and comfortable with oil fired central heating,wooden floors and subtle decor which sets the tone in this tranquil hideaway. Situated right at the heart of what

National Geographic calls it 'the Most Beautiful Place on Earth .The spectacular views of the rugged cliffs which make up the coastline can be seen from every window of the house.

It overlooks Clochar Beach, Sybil head,The Three Sisters, Mount Brandon,Smerwick Harbour..It inspired classic films such as David Leans 'Ryan's Daughter' Tom Cruise/Nicole Kidman epic 'Far and Away'.

Situated on the Panoramic Slea Head drive and the Dingle Way,10Km from the quaint fishing town of Dingle, Golf links, horse riding,hill walking, and beautiful safe sandy beaches close by.

Sheep graze the lush land around the Stone House.

You can walk through the fields attached to the house and feel the freedom of living in the country also you can walk to the cliffs through the fields and sit on the stone wall and watch the waves and the ocean and the surrounding hills and cliffs and feel the peace and tranquility seep through your body!!

The house is probably the best situated on the dingle peninsula with views that awe-inspiring, the pictures that accompany this sight are all the the views you will experience from you visit.

The Kindest of Wishes;

Philomena O'Connor

For golfers with the beautiful Cean Sibeal 18 hole golf course links 5 minute drive from the house,

Walking/ Tracking; The surrounding area is full of trails also, the Dingle Way is on your door step so don't forget your walking boots and a few hidden gems that I myself can share with you.-Its an all inspiring location for writers, landscape artists or photographers alike.

The area is steeped in culture and history and surrounded by some of the most dramatic scenery in the world

The Dingle Peninsula is an anglers paradise spanning a coast line of over 100kms,ideal area for deep sea and shore angling close to the house,guided tours and walks can be arranged.

We speak Irish(Gaelic) as a first tongue and summer schools are held in Ballyferriter all summer for all ages who wants to learn or improve same,

Beaches;

Beal Ban Beach and Ventry Beach is only a short drive away with unspoilt white sand stretching for miles and safe for swimming,also Wine Strand,Black Strand,Coomanole beach which was a big part in' Ryans Daughters' movie and you are looking out from the house at our beloved Clogher Strand with its lovely white sand also close by is the little cove called Cuas Naoa where fishermen used go out to fish in there little canoe's in bye gone days.

The Connor Pass is the hightest pass in Ireland and provides specatacular views of the Lakes and Dingle Harbour.

Test your climbing skills and climb 3000 feet high Mount Brandon only a short drive then enjoy a glass of wine after on you balcony with the view of conquered mountain.

The Slea Head Drive meanders through some of the most ruggedly beautiful landscape in the world is on your door step (Literally).

Local Hangouts;

2Km from the village of Dun Chaoin(Duinquin) Kruger's pub (the nearest pub to America) and the Blasket Island heritage center and restaurant.

Near by; A good local Restaurant-cafe on your door step and the famous Murphy's Ice Cream is available there.

You will also see hens, chickens,geese,ducks and goats run around the field near the Restaurant.

History;

The area has the greatest concentration of archaeological sites in Ireland with such treasures as Kilmalkeadar Church,Dun an Oir Fort of Gold,Gallarus Orartory which is shaped like an upturned boat it is the most perfectly preserved example of Irish architecture,Behive Huts and many more only a short distance from Tig Meaig.

Blaskets islands; The wonderful Heritage Centre at Dunquin celebrates the lives of the Blasket Islanders there culture and literary talents and the Irish Language just a stroll away, Boats to the Blasket Island leaves from the pier on the hour in Dunquin .

Dingles First Citizen; You take a boat trip from Dingle Bay to see our much loved Dolfin ‘Fungi

More Details

Owner
philomena
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Irish (Gailge)
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About philomena

I was born hear and my first language was Irish I Came from a large family of 8 kids. I became a nurse where I traveled to England for work in my younger days but my heart never left home, I returned where myself and my husband Alec reared our family.

philomena purchased this cottage in 2006

Why philomena chose County Kerry

Alec and I build the house as we wanted to share this piece of Heaven with our guests . Never have i grown tired of the view or even seen a place to equal the place that i call home.

Within a few minutes walk you are on the magical beach of clogher which you see from the cottage or Cuis Na Naon where generations of my family have fished from to rear there big family.

What makes this cottage unique

The view/Peace/Tranquility/Walks or Tracks and simple life... come and see for yourself!!

Amenities

Dingle Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious Bright and easy accessible.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Spacious, Bright and easy accessible.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Quaint and comfort.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , the smallest bedroom in the house is quite bright spacious
  • Room 1 First floor; Master bedroom, King size bed (1) , En-Suit with Tub, Pressurised Shower & Heated Towel rail,( 2) lounging chairs. Room 2 First Floor; Double Bed (1) En-Suit with Pressurised shower. Room 3 First Floor; Twin Beds (2) En-Suit with Pressurised Shower. Room 4 Ground Floor; Queen size Beds (1) En-Suit Pressurised Shower. If Required we provide; Baby Cribs (1) crib for infant & high chair. folding bed (1).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Golf 4 minute drive.library with fiction,non fiction,books of the area and Ireland,some children books,alarm clock,hairdryer,oil fired central heating,starting pack of soap,toilet paper,kitchen paper,laundry powder,turf,logs,firelighters. Private land to walk down to the sea from house Utilities (oil and electricity)are extra and paid for at departure .

Reviews

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Icing On The Cake!

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin? What drew me to this property? It was the amazing reviews even before I poured over the pictures. There is a reason that everyone falls in love with this home. And yes, the stone cottage is beautiful and well appointed, and the location is beyond what I expected, because pictures don't do it justice. For my group, it was the two amazing women, Phil and her daughter Sharon, which were the icing on the cake. They took such great care of us from the moment we arrived after a grueling 30 hours of travel time, to the very last day that we had to make our sad goodbyes. I had made so many plans of places I wanted to visit in Ireland with my group (this was to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday with friends/family), but our best days in the end, were the lulls that we dubbed "Dingle Days" and just took hikes, went golfing, read a book, went shopping, grabbed a pint, or just sat in front of that picture window taking in that amazing scenery. I can't thank Phil and Sharon enough for making our two week stay the very best vacation I've ever taken, and even more so, a very special celebration for my husband as well. I promise we will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a great review but most of all thank you all for staying in our home, you were such wonderful and fun loving people and you Sandie I felt I knew you before and was always my friend. we have a lot of lambs now in front of the house and the weather is getting warm and we have the very long days now as the time is changing this week end and the night starts to close in around 8,30.We are so happy you enjoyed all we have to offer at this most beautiful place on the Dingle Peninsula and the home that is the centre of this beauty and tranquillity, hope to have you all back sometime and again thank you
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Dancgeorge

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful view from our perfectly appointed stone house. And our hosts were a match for the view, lovely.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Bright, comfortable house in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the stone house was the best part of our Ireland trip. The house and setting exceeded expectations, and we were made to feel very welcome. We liked being apart from but close enough to Dingle Town, and enjoyed the nearby village pub and pottery gallery/bakery in Baile an Fheirtearaigh.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dallas
5

Very nice property

  • 5 of 5

Stayed two weeks (June 2017) everything was great. Beautiful home with awesome views. Good location. Owners were very accommodating and helped to make our stay even better. Hope to return again in the future. Book with confidence, you won't go wrong with this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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GATEWAY TO HAVEN

  • 5 of 5

First, a very nice host that actually cares. It was our first stop in Ireland and it was the one that we always remember. A very nice house with everything that you need and in an excellent shape. Best views of any area in Ireland. Close to everything, but still I wanted to stay in and enjoy the house and the view.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful sea and coastal views

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my extended family of 6, ranging in age from 26 to 80. We found Philomenas house to be comfortable and well equipped. The ground floor was open plan, enabling full advantage to be taken of the spectacular views from the back of the house over the surrounding countryside and coastline.

The beds were comfortable, the house spotlessly clean, and there was ample parking for up to three cars out front.

I would highly recommend this house for its incredible location.

Dingle is a short drive away, where you'll find great restaurant and shopping choices.

The pottery down the road is excellent.

The local village also has good food, and its small store bakes amazing fresh bread and scones daily - fantastic with lashings of great Irish butter and jam.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Blasket Island
Ring of Kerry
Dunbeg Promontory Fort
Murphys Ice Cream
Traditional Farms at Muckross House
Muckross Abbey
Gap of Dunloe
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Co Kerry.Ireland
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Ballyferriter/Dunquin
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Ceann Sibeal 18 hole Golf links
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Tralee ,Co Kerry
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Tralee Co Kerry
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Tig Aine,Graig,Ballyferriter/Murphys Ice Cream
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Clogher beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Dingle Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
July/August
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,205
 
 
September/October
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$280
$1,622
 
 
November/December
Nov 5 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$268
$1,283
$4,550
 
 
December/January
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
$292
$1,505
 
 
January/March
Jan 7 2018 - Mar 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$321
$1,155
$4,083
 
 
March/April
Mar 17 2018 - Apr 27 2018
4 night minimum stay
$292
$1,167
$4,386
 
 
April/May
Apr 28 2018 - May 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
$286
$1,505
$5,250
 
 
May/June
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
$321
$1,622
$6,125
 
 
June/July/August
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,205
 
 
September
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$292
$1,622
$6,125
 
 
September/October
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
$321
$1,505
$4,666
 
 
October/November/December
Nov 8 2018 - Dec 21 2018
4 night minimum stay
$245
$1,155
$4,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$233
$1,038
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $174.99

25% deposit paid by bank transfer or personal cheque or paypal due on booking ,balance due 60 days before arrival.weekly changeover is Saturday June to September,other months flexible.
Xmas and New Year min stay is 7 nights.
rates are subject to change without notice.
utilities extra.(oil and electricity)and paid for at departure.
letting agreement will be emailed by owner and must be agreed to when making the reservation,

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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