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Cosy, Comfortable Stone Farm Cottages with Sea and Mountain Views - River Cottage

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Last updated: 09/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Killorglin cottage description

River Farm comprises two cottages for rental - ANNIES COTTAGE, sleeping 6 and one of the most popular holiday cottages in Kerry and RIVER COTTAGE, sleeping 4 - an original Kerry Farmhouse that has been lovingly renovated and updated over the last ten years. Both cottages are surrounded by fields and a small stream runs through the property. It is very safe for children as both cottages are approached via a small ‘dead end’ lane which runs up to the mountain behind the cottages. The owners fields are occupied by pet sheep and lambs (in season), together with donkeys and free range hens. Views of the sea are possible from the garden as well as from Annie’s Cottage. Inch Beach with it's four miles of white sand and dunes(and increasingly a surfing and paragliding mecca) is no more than 15 minutes drive, whilst the beauty of Killarney National Park and it's lakes are also within easy reach. A local grocery shop (8am to 10pm, daily) is only 10 mins. walk away. Dogs are welcome.


Proximity to the best Kerry attractions and sites: Annie's Cottage is ideally situated for Killarney National Park, and the Kerry Way, the Dingle Peninsula and Tralee.

A 30 minute drive will allow you to visit Muckross House, the famous Killarney Lakes, Angel Falls, Ross Castle, the old Copper mInes, the Gap of Dunloe and Kate Kearney's Cottage as well as walk throughout the beautiful meadows, mountains and woods of Killarney National Park.
From Killarney you can embark on the Kerry Way by foot or cycle or drive to the end of the Ring of Kerry (and back) visiting Killorglin, Glebeigh, Caherciveen, Valentia Island, Waterville, Caherdaniel, Sneem and Kenmare - a memorable journey indeed.
Similar excursions by car and foot can take place on the Dingle Peninsular discovering the wild scenery, breathtaking mountain passes and white sandy beaches. This peninsular also has the highest concentration of megalithic sites in Europe.
A catalogue of festivals - food, music, culture, film and horseracing - take place throughout the year

River Cottage: Killorglin, County Kerry Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 434640ha

RIVER COTTAGE is a traditional, cosy and comfortable stone farmhouse cottage sleeping up to four people and located near to the sea at Inch on the Dingle Peninsula. It comprises two bedrooms and a small attic sleeping area and has spectacular views of the Slieve Mish mountains to the rear and views of the sea from the garden to the front. It is situated next to the owners farmhouse and their smallholding comprising donkeys, sheep and chickens, together with an organic vegetable garden and four acres of grounds. RIVER COTTAGE itself is an original 150 yr old Kerry farmhouse.It has a really cosy feel with its four poster bed, original fireplace and wood burning stove in the main living room, slate floors and rugs throughout, original sash windows and lime wash walls. The spacious kitchen and dining room have access to a wooden deck overlooking the lovely garden and Slieve Mish mountains beyond. A modern range oven provides ample scope for entertaining, cooking and dining in comfort.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Four Poster Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            accessed via Bedroom 2Double Futon in attic bedroom...moreless

          • The main bedroom is a charming room with a double aspect and views of the mountains behind. It features a wood burning stove, origibal sash windows, slate floor and has been renovated using lime wash paint to enhance the ‘look & feel’ of the original cottage walls. The second bedroom contains two single beds and also features wooden stairs to an open attic bedroom space with an additional double futon. This is an ideal space for older or teenage children....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Large shower, No bath...moreless

          • The bathroom does not contain a bath but instead, features a large 'double' shower enclosure, a toilet and wash basin....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • RIVER COTTAGE is at least 150 years old and is a classic 'Three room stone-built Kerry farmhouse'. It has been sympathetically renovated over the last ten years, retaining many of the features of the original cottage, including slate floors, lime wash walls, sash windows and the large open fireplace and wood burning stove in the main living room. The cottage has full oil-fired central heating and has a southerly aspect so is light , cosy and warm throughout the year. The spacious kitchen and dining area have been added on to the back of the cottage and were designed for our own family of nine. As such, they provide extensive entertaining, cooking and relaxation space for a small cottage and open out onto the wooden decking and barbeque area and pictoresque cottage garden at the rear. Views of Caherconree (Ireland's 4th highest mountain) and the Slieve Mish mountains are possible from both the kitchen and dining areas....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Radio
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids

              Theme

              • Farm Holidays
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Gambling Casinos

              local services and businesses

              • Laundromat
              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Roller Blading
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Equestrian Events
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Parking
                          • Heating
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Sofa Bed

                          Kitchen

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Toaster
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Wood Deck
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Barbecue

                          property descriptor

                              • Semi-Detached
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Autumn 14
                              Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              €110
                              €495
                              Mid premium 14
                              Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              €100
                              €425
                              Low winter 14
                              Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €350
                              Xmas 14
                              Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              €120 €120
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €495
                              New Year 15
                              Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              €120 €120
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €495
                              Low 15
                              Jan 3 - Mar 13, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €90
                              €350
                              Low Mid 15
                              Mar 14 - Mar 27, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €395
                              Mid 15
                              Mar 28 - Apr 24, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €475
                              Mid Premium 15
                              Apr 25 - May 22, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              €95
                              €525
                              Summer 15
                              May 23 - Jun 26, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €595
                              High 15
                              Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €795
                              Peak 15
                              Jul 11 - Aug 28, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €895
                              Autumn 15
                              Aug 29 - Oct 2, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €120
                              €595
                              Mid Premium 15
                              Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €525
                              Low Winter 15
                              Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €395
                              Xmas 15
                              Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              €125
                              €525
                              New Year 16
                              Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016
                              4 night min stay
                              €125
                              €525

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • No additional mandatory fees
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Hot water and central heating are oil-fired and metered. Oil use is chargeable at cost - 3 euros per unit (average summer usage of 6 euros per day). The provision of Bed Linen and Towels is included within the rental price and unlike, many other cottages, no charge is made for the cleaning of the cottage with the exception of those guests who decide to bring their dogs with them on holiday (E 30)

                              Guests should pay 50% of the rental value as a deposit at the time of booking in order to secure the reservation. The balance of the rental value, together with a refundable security deposit of 150 euros(against any possible breakages) should be paid within six weeks of the planned date of stay. Guests can choose to pay either via Paypal or via a direct bank transfer. Details are supplied.


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                              Location

                              14 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Kerry Airport, Farranfore
                              88 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Cork
                              14 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Farranfore, Tralee or Killarney
                              5 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Inch Beach
                              3 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              The Anvil, Boolteens
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Killorglin Golf Club
                              6 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Sammy's, Inch Beach

                              Car: Necessary

                              Annie's cottage and River Cottage are ideally located to access the many beaches, leisure opportunities and tourist attractions of the Dingle Peninsula as well as the scenic beauty of Killarney, the lakes and the Kerry Way. The county town of Tralee provides an opportunity for good shopping and boasts the Aquadome, a large indoor play centre, and the Kerry County Museum for those rainy days.

                              For those interested in history and archaeology, the Dingle peninsular provides many neolithic sites and places of interest. The Dingle Way , a 120 mile waymarked route, passes just a few miles from the cottage and you can walk to the nearby Caherconree Mountain (Ireland's 4th highest) from the cottage front door! The charm, small craft shops, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of Dingle Town is a must to experience, as is the Slea Head Drive and the Blasket Islands. Castlegregory and the Maharees are also just a few miles distant

                              Other Activities: Rose of Tralee festival, Horse racing, Film & music festivals, hill walking, horse riding, craft fairs, farmers markets, indoor climbing wall

                              Golf: There are a multitude of golf courses within a 30 minute drive of Annie's Cottage and River Cottage. Many are 18 hole championship courses such as Ballybunion, Tralee, Dooks, Beaufort, Killorglin and Killarney. Others are 9 hole course and there are even a few pitch and put courses locally for the beginners.

                              Some of the courses are links courses with spectacular views of the atlantic from many of the greens and fairways . Amongst these are Ballybunion, Dooks, Tralee and Dingle courses.

                               

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                              Photos

                              • River Cottage and mountains behind

                                River Cottage and mountains behind

                              • Annies Cottage living room with sea views

                                Annies Cottage living room with sea views

                              • Annies Cottage Bedroom, views of sea and mountains

                                Annies Cottage Bedroom, views of sea and mountains

                              • Annie's Cottage kitchen in all its glory!

                                Annie's Cottage kitchen in all its glory!

                              • Annies Cottage - kitchen with mountain views

                                Annies Cottage - kitchen with mountain views

                              • Annie's cottage, as seen from the front

                                Annie's cottage, as seen from the front

                              • winter view from Annie's Cottage

                                winter view from Annie's Cottage

                              • Elijah and Elisha, our donkeys

                                Elijah and Elisha, our donkeys

                              • Got any Hay to spare? Its ccccccold!

                                Got any Hay to spare? Its ccccccold!

                              • Views of the sea from behind the cottage

                                Views of the sea from behind the cottage

                              • Inch Beach (15 mins) - Surf,Swim,Walk!

                                Inch Beach (15 mins) - Surf,Swim,Walk!

                              • Another crowded local beach!

                                Another crowded local beach!

                              • Annie's cottage & Slieve Mish mountains

                                Annie's cottage & Slieve Mish mountains

                              • River Cottage with mountains behind

                                River Cottage with mountains behind

                              • River Cottage living room with fireplace

                                River Cottage living room with fireplace

                              • River Cottage's Four Poster Bed in main bedroom

                                River Cottage's Four Poster Bed in main bedroom

                              • River Cottage - spacious kitchen and dining area

                                River Cottage - spacious kitchen and dining area

                              • River Cottage living room

                                River Cottage living room

                              • River Cottage from the front

                                River Cottage from the front

                              • Mollie and Baa, our pet ewes

                                Mollie and Baa, our pet ewes

                              • Proud Mum and her triplets !

                                Proud Mum and her triplets !

                              • the organic vegetable garden

                                the organic vegetable garden

                              • A sundowner at Inch Beach? -just 15 min

                                A sundowner at Inch Beach? -just 15 min

                              • Explore Minard Castle, just 25 mins away.

                                Explore Minard Castle, just 25 mins away.

                              €85 - €128 per night (EUR)
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                              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

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                              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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