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Exquisite Views of Dingle Harbour from a Luxurious Location

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Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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3 - 7 nights


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Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Waters Edge House

Located in a panoramic setting Waters Edge House in Dingle provides an exquisite, comfortable and elegant level of self catering holiday home accommodation and services designed for the more discerning traveller who appreciates five star accommodation combined with the privacy of apartment life. Waters Edge House is located overlooking the sea at the edge of the unique and beautiful town of Dingle where mountains and sea meet offering adventure, culture, variety and stunning scenery at every turn. Waters Edge House provides an oasis where guests return time after time to escape routine, refresh and enjoy life at a different pace in Dingle.

Each luxury apartment in Dingle sleeps 6 adults & has 3 room’s en-suite, one king, one queen & one twin room. On arrival guests are greeted with fresh flowers and a welcome pack to get started for the stay at Waters Edge.

We look forward to welcoming you to Dingle & to Waters Edge House.

Each luxury apartment in Dingle sleeps 6 adults & has 3 room’s en-suite, one king, one queen & one twin room. On arrival guests are greeted with fresh flowers and a welcome pack to get started for the stay at Waters Edge. Special requests, hampers or gift packs may be ordered by contacting us on line ahead of arrival & we will endeavor to cater to all requests. Restaurant reservation service, in house beauty & holistic therapies, guided or group activities on the Dingle Peninsula can all be arranged and booked for you also.

Apartment Features

• - Spacious living room with open fire, TV DVD, stereo & a large selection of books

• - Dining area suitable for entertaining

• - Fully fitted kitchen with a complete range of integrated appliances including a built in microwave, oven & hob, oversized fridges, and granite worktops perfect for the hostess or caterer.

• - All bedrooms are en-suite and feature state of the art showering systems.

• - Cable and high speed Internet access

• - Hair dryers in all bedrooms

• - Robes & slippers supplied for all guests

• - Heated floors, heated ceilings & an air exchange system offer a comfortable level warmth at all times

• - Utility rooms with full laundry facilities

• - Full supply of linen & towels provided, house keeping can be provided if requested at a fee.

• - All utility charges are included in the rental price

• - Private Entrances to each apartment

• - Private Terrace

• - Communal landscaped gardens

• - Private & secure Car Parking with secure storage sheds on site for storage of golf clubs, bikes etc.

• - Waters Edge House and luxury apartments in Dingle is not suitable for children under the age of 8.

The Dingle peninsula offers some of Irelands most beautiful scenery. To the north rises towering Brandon Mountain, while the west coast has some magnificent seascapes. The area has a host of antiquities from Iron Age stone forts to inscribed stones, early Christian oratories and beehive huts. Some parts of the Dingle peninsula are Gaelic speaking Dingle town is full of brightly coloured houses and good restaurants but still maintains its fishing village ambience. A more recent addition to the town is Fungi, a dolphin who strayed into the bay in 1983 and has been winning hearts since.

Slea Head: The Slea Head drive is one of the most scenic in Ireland as you round the promontory there are panoramic views of the Blasket Islands.

Blasket Island Day trips:

Trips arranged from house to the great Blasket Island. A haven of peace & tranquility stepped in history. Picnics & packed lunches from Marion kitchen can be arranged

Blasket Centre:

The Blasket centre overlooks Blasket sound; the centre explains the literature, language and way of life of the inhabitants of the Blasket Islands. The islanders moved to the mainland in 1953.

Archaeological tours:

Arranged & booked at Emlagh House. Pick up & drop off from house with a guided tour lasting two hours to four or five of the peninsulas many sites from the Bronze Age to Medieval times including sites of monastic interest, castles, tomb sites & holy wells.


Arranged & booked here too. Beginners – 1 ½ hour rides, half & full day rides for experienced riders. Magnificent beaches & mountains covered on these rides. Horses of great temperament & very suitable for the terrain.

Sea fishing:

Arranged from house, better to book ahead & of course is weather permitting.

Eco tours:

Tours are either by land or sea. Private guide can take guests on an eco walking tour or tours by sea are around the Blaskets & the harbour taking in the dolphin & seals.

Hill walking:

Endless range of Hills & mountains all running into the sea on the peninsula & a guide can be arranges or we can organise routes & maps for those who want to do it on their own.

Inch Beach:

Inch Beach stretches for four miles and is one of the most spectacular stretches of beach in Ireland. Synonymous with the film Ryan’s daughter, which was made on location on the Dingle peninsula.


County Kerry holds some of the greatest internationally renowned links and parkland courses. Emlagh House is within easy reach of some of the leading golf courses in Ireland such as Ballybunion, Killarney, Waterville and Tralee. Here on the peninsula we have two links courses at Ceann Sibeal (18 holes) and Castlegregory (9 holes). Both these courses are fun to play and are situated amidst stunning scenery.

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Grainne Kavanagh
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, Irish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016
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About Grainne Kavanagh

We lovingly designed & built this property in 2008, it was designed to our taste, built by our family & the interiors were designed & completed by Gráinne Kavanagh, a family affair that were are very proud of!

Grainne Kavanagh purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Grainne Kavanagh chose County Kerry

Dingle is our native home and it's an area that we are exceptionally proud of. We have shared our knowledge of this area with guests in our guesthouse Emlagh House for 14 years & it's a wonderful experience to share and enhance our visitors stay with our local knowledge. This location is unique in so many ways, the views of the bay, the 5 minute walk to the marina area of Dingle yet on the Slea Head side of town makes it perfect for sightseeing.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Exquisite Views of Dingle Harbour from a Luxurious Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Perfect location, perfect accomodation, wonderful owners

  • 5 of 5

Dingle is a great place to visit. So much to do and see and all within walking distance. Thank you for a wonderful place to stay in wonderful town.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting our beautiful town of Dingle and for choosing to stay with us. Grainne
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Beautiful home, stunning views, above Dingle Town

  • 5 of 5

After spending a week in Ard Na Mara House in June 2015, we can not recommend it more highly. Everything you could possibly ask for in this lovely home - beautifully appointed, luxury kitchen and furniture, spectacular views of Dingle Harbor, a 7 minute walk to Dingle Town's pubs, restaurants, shops and market means there is no need to drive and find parking in town. Our hosts Grainne and Marion could not have been more helpful and accommodating - right down to the home-made scones and jam awaiting us on our arrival. Dingle Town is the perfect base for exploring SW Ireland and hiking over the spectacular Dingle Way and other walking trails. Absolutely perfect home in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay with us & for visiting the Dingle Peninsula, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Gráinne & Marion
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Best self catering accomodation ever.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a luxurious and spotless self catering holiday accomodation in what must be one of the most beautiful spots this side of the Atlantic, then look no further. We had a fantastic time here, we have a disabled son and have used self catering accomodation all over Europe, none come close to this standard. It could at first seem more expensive than other "5 Star" accomodation, but you get what you pay for and this is the real deal. Our Hosts Gráinne and Marion could not do enough for us, even rearranging a room to suit our sons mobility needs. Be warned though, you won't want to leave. The view from the house are fabulous and Dingle is a haven of culture, pubs and food, all served with a genuine smile and quality that is wanting in a lot of holiday destinations. A short drive from Dingle and you can be on a beautiful beach or viewing the high cliffs rising out the Atlantic. We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Stephen for your stay & your wonderful comments, it was a pleasure to have you visit, I am glad that both you & Catherine enjoyed your visit & the sea air did as you say the 'Wee Lad' well. Regards, Gráinne & Marion
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My son and his girlfriend and I stayed at this property for a week, in early September, and had a wonderful time! The owners, Marion and Grainne (who are mother and daughter), have done a lovely job with the interior design. It is beautiful, but also comfortable and functional. (The only quirk is the hot water system, which requires some advanced planning, to make sure it's there in sufficient quantity when you need it! A slight inconvenience, but not a serious problem.) Grainne made herself very available to answer all of our questions and to help with anything we needed, including arranging a guide for us, for a day of hiking. She also gave us excellent tips about restaurants and where to catch the best live music. I truly hope to come back to Dingle and stay here again, in another year or two.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waters Edge House Is wonderful In so many ways!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, and our son and his girlfriend, stayed at Waters Edge House in early August. We truly loved this place. With a beautiful view of Dingle Bay from the living room and main bedroom, it is a quiet and relaxing place. It is very clean, well furnished and stylishly decorated. The photos really do not do justice to the home.

It is located within easy walking distance to "downtown" Dingle. At the time we were there, Dingle was very busy. We were grateful that the house was just far enough outside the business district to provide a peaceful oasis. We spent our days shopping, exploring County Kerry's many natural and historical sites, and enjoying golf, kayaking and other activities. At night, we enjoyed Dingle's superb restaurants and pubs, with a nightly variety of music.

The hospitality of our hosts, Marion and Grainne, was particularly outstanding. The freshly baked scones and brownies were wonderful. Also, their thoughtful and friendly help with suggestions, recommendations and directions was very impressive.

We definitely plan to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property completely lived up to our expectations. Furnishings, fittings and accessories were all 5 star. The location is perfect a tranquil setting with an easy walk into or favorite town. The view is amazing. Grannine and her mother were outstanding hosts. We had to say no mas to the baked goodies on the third day. We would definitely return. The Dingle Peninsula may well be the prettiest place on the planet.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bob for your review, we admired your resilience to our baking after day three, we wish we were able to deny ourselves in such a manner! We agree with your thoughts on the Dingle Peninsula perhaps being the prettiest place on the planet, well said, Gráinne & Marion.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Kerry Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Marina Inn
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Dingle Golf Link
Nearest Train
33 Miles
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
Castleisland & Killarney
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Out of the Blue
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Car: recommended

Located overlooking Dingle Bay at the quite marina side location of Dingle town, Waters Edge is a peaceful stroll to the wonderful restaurants & bars of this vibrant town.


Rates & Availability

Dingle Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 25 2016 - Nov 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
November, December
Nov 6 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan - mid March
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid March - April
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
June- Sept
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

All rates include utilities, taxes & charges.
€300 refundable deposit/damage protection payable on booking. Full balance due by 90 days before arrival. A letting agreement must also be agreed when making your reservation. Thank you.

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Dingle Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Town
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
  • Marble tiled bathrooms from floor to ceiling with underfloor heating, heated mirrors & heated towel rails.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , en-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , en-suite
  • 3 bedrooms en-suite, super king, queen & twin. All fully furnished with seperate wardrobes & dressing tables. Each supplied with bath robes & slipppers, hair dryers & hypo allergenic bed linen. Exceptional matresses & egyptian cotton sheets on all beds. Each bedroom has underfloor heating throughout & ceiling heating for that extra cosy boost if needed. All bathrooms have heated towel rails. Towels supplied also.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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