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Dunquin Cottage

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Last updated: 05/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

With breathtaking sea, Blasket Island and Mount Eagle views, this traditionally designed modern cottage, is situated in a wild and wonderful part of the Dingle Peninsula - Dunquin Village (Dún Chaoin) . Loved for its rugged beauty, this area of Kerry is a landscape of contrasts from the isolated rocky coastline to the miles of golden sandy beaches. Lots of traditional music and dancing in the friendly pubs (the nearest is 100 yards). Ventry (7 miles) has a Blue Flag beach and water sports center.

Entrance to attractive open-plan living room with open fire stone fireplace, rocking chair with sheep skin throw and wooden floor and rugs. Kitchen/Dining area with local slate floor and open fireplace. All modern facilities.

One queen and one Double Room (one w/Shower/W.C.) with wooden frame beds and wooden furnishings, 1 Single Room with wooden frame bed and furnishings. Bathroom/Shower/W.C. Wooden floors and rugs throughout.


Location
• Walking distance to Krugers Pub, An Portan Restaurant (seasonal opening) and the Blasket Island Centre and café - the center combines sculpture, miniature and audio-visual to recreate the unique world of the islands
• Nearby beaches include breathtaking Coomeenole with a cobbled road down to it and picnic area near the car park and majestic and powerful Clochar Beach which opens into the mighty Atlantic Ocean
• 3 miles from the world renowned Louis Mulcahy pottery store

Town: Ireland, Dingle Peninsula, Dunquin
The cottage is ideally situated for exploring the Dingle Peninsula and surrounding areas. Nearby villages and towns include Ballyferriter (3miles), Ventry (7 miles) and Dingle (10 miles). Tralee which is about a 40 minute drive offers great restaurants, shopping, kids center and a beautiful theatre with live traditional irish music dance (a must!). Dunquin has been described as the Land of Extremes; extreme isolation at Europe’s periphery, extreme beauty of land, water and sky, extreme fluency in their native tongue, and extreme sadness when you have to leave!

The Blasket islands provides some of the most spectacular scenery to be found anywhere in the world. In 1953, as a result of emigration, the Great Blasket was finally abandoned and its 22 remaining inhabitants transferred to the mainland. However, from April to October every year both visitors and locals venture back to the Great Blasket for either a day trip or a few days camping. Ferries leave from Dunquin Pier (a magnificent feet of architecture in itself) every half hour.


Keywords: Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 and older...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1) There is a pack and play - please bring your own linenes....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Couch and rocking chair...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Peet burning fireplace...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a small patio and picnic bench...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 11 - Sep 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$198
$802 $2,526
Fall
Sep 4 - Oct 29, 2016
4 night min stay

$604 $2,416
Winter
Oct 30 - Dec 17, 2016
4 night min stay

$604 $2,416
Christmas/New Years
Dec 18 - Dec 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$220
$714
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $98.85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $274.59
  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/11/2016
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

About: My father-in-law traveled to Ireland and when he drove over the hill and saw the amazing view, he fell in love with Dunquin. I am one of three daughter in laws and I have been managing the property for him the last few years. We have had many repeat renters over the years and family and friends who visit just love it as much as we do. We hope you will feel the same. Janice


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Dunquin Cottage

    Dunquin Cottage

  • Kitchen - Enjoying the catch of the day

    Kitchen - Enjoying the catch of the day

  • Dunquin- Island - INISHTOOSKERT, or the sleeping giant. View driving in.

    Dunquin- Island - INISHTOOSKERT, or the sleeping giant. View driving in.

  • living room

    living room

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Quaint Cottage with Views of the Blasket Island

Dunquin, Co. Kerry, Ireland #170880

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