'the Most Beautiful Spot in the World' - National Geographic Traveller(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
3 Bed Rooms (1 en-suite) sleeps 6 - 2 Sitting Rooms - Wi Fi
The cottage looks out to the Blasket Islands with Mt. Eagle behind.
It is located on a quiet Cul De Sac off the 'Slea Head Drive'.
The fully fitted kitchen and utility contains all modern amenities including cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, fridge freezer etc etc
A sitting room and a separate reading / sitting room contain an extensive library of books, videos / DVDs and music DVD, CD and IPod / IPhone player/charger
Originally built in the style of local fishermen cottages, extensive use is made of stone and wood.
There are 3 bedrooms (one en suite) with a further family bathroom.
Dunquin / Dún Chaoin is located on the Slea Head Drive, an area of exceptional natural beauty, with rugged coastline.
A short walk from the cottage brings you to - Kruger’s Pub – The Blasket Islands Interpretive Centre with excellent videos and exhibits on the Blasket Islands - Dunquin Pier where boat trips are available to the Blasket Island weather permitting in season - the beautiful and sheltered Caumeenole and Clocher Beaches with cliff and hill walks everywhere.
A circular marked walk ‘Siuloid Na Cille’ brings you to the ruined schoolhouse set which featured in the Ryan’s Daughter film, beautiful cliff walks and spectacular views of the sea and the Blasket Islands.
5 Coffee stops within walking distance in season.
There are over 20 Restaurants in Dingle Town (15 mts by car or taxi)
A short drive (10 minutes to the North) will take you to Baile An Fhirtearaigh (Ballyferriter) with 18 hole Links Golf Course, 4 pubs/hotel, church, museum, 2 shops & a long safe beach,
To the East a 10 minute drive brings you to Ceann Trá (Ventry) with pub, post office/ shop, a long sheltered safe beach and horse riding.
At the bottom of the ‘Closach’ mountain road leading to Ceann Tra (Ventry) is Paudi O’Sheas Pub, with pictures of the famous Kerry footballer with the various celebrities who have visited there.
Dingle Town is a 15/20-minute drive from Dunquin. Here you will find many Pubs with nightly music, Craft Shops and Supermarkets, world-class Restaurants, Marina, Aquarium, Cinema, Bowling, Climbing Wall, Sailing, Diving & Kayaking,
Dingle Harbour is home to ‘Fungie’ the Lone Dolphin who swims with and entertains the tour boats which leave several times daily from the pier near the tourist office. Other boat trips are available at the Dingle pier, including fishing expeditions and trips to the Blasket Islands and Valencia Island (In season).
There is a weekly outdoor market (Friday morning) in Dingle with local local produce on sale.
There is a specialist fish shop near the marina and a whole-food shop in Main St.
During the Spring, Summer and Autumn, weekly folk music concerts are held in St James Church in Main St
Dingle Aquarium is open daily with exhibits and hands-on activities to entertain both children and adults. Tours are also organised at the Micro Brewery and at Dingle Distillery.
The ‘Connor Pass’ mountain road leading out of Dingle towards Tralee offers breathtaking views of Mt Brandon and the Maharees in the distance.
Tralee Town is 1 Hour away where the County Museum and Aqua Dome are worth visiting. The Aqua Dome which is one of Ireland’s largest indoor water-parks offers tropical temperature all year round.
The beautiful Killarney National Park (1 hour ) Killarney Lakes and Muckross House are worth a visit,
The Ring of Kerry is a day trip taking in Killorglin, Killarney, Kenmare, Sneem, Waterville, and Cahirciveen,
Further afield Cork City with the nearby Blarney Castle (Blarney Stone) and Kinsale (Seaside village) is a c.3 hour drive
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Member since: 2007
- 1300 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- 2 double bedrooms (One en-suite) and a twin bedded room.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Wide range of books from Blasket Library - Scrap books of local interest - Adult and children Books, CDs, DVDs, & Videos, Games - Playing cards, Board Games- Fishing rods- beach bats - Kites Players - TV ( 20 + stations) CD - DVD - IPod / IPhone player / charger - Laptop - Free WiFi - Skype Headphones...moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Game Console
- Video Games
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Mountain View:
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Mobile Phone
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Thermos Bottle
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Stove
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Deck Furniture
- Golf Clubs
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 27 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 7 - May 26, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Payment by Bank Transfer - Check - or Paypal-
Week commences Saturday unless by arrangement
50% deposit on booking with balance due 1 month before arrival
Electricity usage charged at cost - average €3-€5 per day
Linen / towels / cleaning fee €80
It is an express condition of the booking that the owner is not responsible for any loss or damage which may be sustained by tenants or their guests
50% on booking
50% one month before travelling-
Linens / Cleaning charge of 80 Euros
Electricity usage charged at cost
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Sea is in front, right and left -
Mount Eagle is behind
Caumeenole & Clocher Beaches - Sheltered -5 mts + 10 mts,
Ventry and Ballyferiter Beaches - Long Safe - 10 minutes
Ceann Sibeal -18 hole Links Golf Club - 10 minutes
3 local shops within 5km
2 x Riding stables @ 5 and 15 Km
Aquarium, Sailing, Diving & Kayaking classes & Climbing Wall 15 minutes .
The Blasket Islands Ferry is a short walk
The nearby Blasket Interpretative Center provides an insight into the unique way of life of the Blasket Islanders who vacated the Islands in 1953.
The Dingle Peninsula is rich in archaeological remains stretching back to 3,000 BC.
Dunquin is popular with walkers, artists, writers and crafts people
The 'Dingle Way' walk passes nearby and there are many short mountain and cliff walks
Irish traditional music in local pubs.
About the owner: The cottage is a 'home from home' for the owners who visit regularly and want you to share this most beautiful home.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage is located on a plateau in the centre of the village giving 360 degree views of the surrounding fields, mountain, sea and islands. The views from the sitting room and dining/kitchen are spectacular. The cottage is full of character with paintings and local pottery together with books, music and games.
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On a Quiet Cul De Sac
Warm Atmosphere in the Evenings
From Mountain Road - Cottage(Foreground) is in Centre of Village
Blasket Ferry Returning to Dunquin Pier
View from Front Garden
Sitting Room Leading to Dining Area
Patio and Kitchen Garden
Caumeenole Beach - 1 mile
Mountain - River - Sea - Islands
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