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Traditional Stone Cottage Overlooking Brandon Bay, Dingle Peninsula

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brandon Point cottage description

This traditional old stone cottage has been renovated to modern standards for rental but the old style and character has been maintained. The property is set just off a small road leading up the mountain and stands alone with panoramic views of both sea and mountains.There is oil fired central heating throughout and an open fire in the sitting room making a cosy rental for the winter months.There are 2 bedrooms upstairs, both with 2 single beds. The double bedroom is on the ground floor as well as the bathroom. The kitchen is well equipped with modern conveniences.The living room/ dining room is comfortable with Digital TV and DVD player as well as good selection of books. There is also free WIFI internet access in the cottage.The garden is spacious in front of the cottage with outdoor furniture seating 6. There is an outhouse attached to the cottage with freezer, dryer, washing machine and ample space for hanging wet clothes, fishing gear, surf boards, etc..

Brandon: Wren's Old 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. Dingle. Fermoyle Strand: 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 2 pubs both 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 souvenier 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 uninterupted miles make it a great beach 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. Aer Arann fly to Dublin where there are many connecting flights. 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

We also rent out Direen Cottage, property no:7825, situated 3 miles from Wren's Old Cottage, if dates , location or availability would be more suitable.


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double


              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


              • Cot can be put up in Bedroom 2 on request. Cottage can sleep 6 but living accommodation is better suited to 4 or 5....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • There is outhouse attached to the cottage with washing machine, freezer and ample space for drying clothes, walking, fishing , and surfing gear. There is a lawn immediately outside the door where outdoor meals and panoramic views can be enjoyed at all times of day or night....moreless


                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • Toys


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic


                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Waterfalls

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Mountain
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Backpack
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster


                  • Bicycles
                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Golf:

                    Castlegregory Golf Course 15 minute drive...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Detached


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 13 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Rate 8
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Off Peak
                      Jan 3 - May 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Off Peak
                      Sep 26 - Dec 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                      7 night min stay

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Pet Fee €0
                      • Taxes Not included


                      There will be a minimum rental charge of €300 but heating, electricity sheets and towels are included in rental rates.

                      There is free WIFI access to internet

                      There will be turf, coal or briquettes to light a fire on arrival.

                      1/3 rental amount required on booking as a deposit and this can be paid by bank transfer. Balance of rental paid on arrival

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                      Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                      34 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kerry International Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Castlegreory/ Stradbally
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Brandon / Ballyguin

                      Car: Necessary

                      Wren's Old Cottage is nestled into the hillside, on the famous Dingle Way walking trail, overooking Brandon Bay with panoramic views extending across to Fermoyle Strand, Ballyheigue, Tralee Bay and County Clare in the distance to the North and East. To the South and West there are mountain views of Beenoskee, Mount Brandon and Conor Pass overlooking the Cloghane Estuary. The cosy fishing village of Brandon is just over a mile down the road with 3 pubs, restaurant and a small harbour with a pier for sea fishing in the Bay.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1994

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english



                      • View of Wren's Old Cottage in Spring

                        View of Wren's Old Cottage in Spring

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Upstairs twin bedroon

                        Upstairs twin bedroon

                      • View from cottage

                        View from cottage

                      • Sauce Creek. 1 mile mountain walk from cottage

                        Sauce Creek. 1 mile mountain walk from cottage

                      • Murphys Pub and Brandon Pier

                        Murphys Pub and Brandon Pier

                      • Dining / sitting room

                        Dining / sitting room

                      • Looking up towards twin bedroom

                        Looking up towards twin bedroom

                      • View from front door

                        View from front door

                      • View from Brandon Point 2km from Wren's Old Cottage

                        View from Brandon Point 2km from Wren's Old Cottage

                      • Mountain walks 500metres above Wren's Old Cottage

                        Mountain walks 500metres above Wren's Old Cottage

                      • Cloghane Village in Winter

                        Cloghane Village in Winter

                      • Wren's Old Cottage

                        Wren's Old Cottage

                      • View towards Conor Pass

                        View towards Conor Pass

                      • Kitchen


                      • View from cottage

                        View from cottage

                      • Brandon village and pier

                        Brandon village and pier

                      • Double bedroom

                        Double bedroom

                      • Twin bedroom

                        Twin bedroom

                      • Sitting / dining room

                        Sitting / dining room

                      • Wren's Cottage in winter

                        Wren's Cottage in winter

                      • Fermoyle Strand with Wren's Old Cottage in distance

                        Fermoyle Strand with Wren's Old Cottage in distance

                      • Evening on Brandon Pier at high tide

                        Evening on Brandon Pier at high tide

                      • Janet's home produce stall in Dingle Market

                        Janet's home produce stall in Dingle Market

                      €57 - €100 per night (EUR)

                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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                      Traditional Stone Cottage overlooking Brandon Bay, Dingle Peninsula

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