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Bright, Modern House on the Dingle Peninsula. Wifi Available.

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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

At the foot of Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second highest peak, this bright, modern residence is an ideal place to stay during your visit to the Dingle Peninsula.

It is fitted with all modern conveniences to ensure your comfort. Features include underfloor heating and instant hotwater 24/7. The house has satelite TV for your enjoyment, offering a choice of over fifty channels. Enjoy a movie/animation from our DVD collection. Choose a book from our library. Keep in touch with home using unlimited WIFI.

Situated in the countryside you will enjoy the spectacular, rugged beauty of West Kerry, while the town of Dingle, with its countless attractions, is a mere 7 miles away.

Walkers love West Kerry with its designated trails and walks of varying length and difficulty. Many visitors will simply take a leisurely stroll along one of the many beaches while others relish the challenge of reaching Mount Brandon’s peak (3,000 feet) or trekking along ‘Cosán na Naomh’ (The Saints’ Path) which is fifteen miles from start to finish.

The owner has put together some information, directions and photographs of hill and cliff top walks that start and finish at the house. These packs are easy to follow and will be available to you during your stay.

It can be said that the Dingle Peninsula is the archaeological capital of Ireland. Googling ‘Dingle’ and ‘archaeology’ throws up over 46,000 hits! The area boasts Bronze Age standing stones, Iron Age promontory forts, early Christian monastic sites and medieval ring forts. All of these sites are within a short driving-distance of the residence, while the view from the sunroom will reveal a hilltop seventeenth century towerhouse. A thirty minute climb will get you to this towerhouse. It is well worth the effort with views of Mount Brandon to the northeast, the Blasket Islands to the south and, on the rare occasion, County Clare to the north.

Most of Corca Dhuibhne, to give the peninsula its Gaelic name, is a Gaeltacht where Gaeilge or Gaelic is still widely spoken. Cuirimid fáilte faoi leith i gcónaí roimh lucht labhartha na Gaeilge teacht inár measc.

Traditional Gaelic songs can regularly be heard in some of the local pubs not to mention the best of Traditional Irish music.
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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Underfloor heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July - August
Jul 2 - Sep 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$180
$843
September
Sep 3 - Oct 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$112
$562
October - December
Oct 2 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
$101
$450
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$101

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: My name is Kevin, I'm a primary school teacher. I love the outdoors and spend a lot of my leisure time either hill walking or sea-angling from the shore. The photo shows me at the top of Mount Brandon, Summer 2011.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The property is situated in one of the last remaining Gaelic-speaking areas in Ireland. While staying here you can enjoy all that the Dingle peninsula has to offer.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Mount Brandon in the background.

    Mount Brandon in the background.

  • Sittingroom

    Sittingroom

  • Choose a book from our selection, enjoy the spectacular views from the sunroom.

    Choose a book from our selection, enjoy the spectacular views from the sunroom.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom en-suite.

    Master bedroom en-suite.

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • View from Mount Brandon with 'The Three Sisters' in the distance.

    View from Mount Brandon with 'The Three Sisters' in the distance.

  • View of the Tower from Dooneen Pier.

    View of the Tower from Dooneen Pier.

  • Walk on a different beach everyday, or fancy a spot of shore angling?

    Walk on a different beach everyday, or fancy a spot of shore angling?

  • New Year's Day 2010

    New Year's Day 2010

  • Dining-in is an option in our fully equipped kitchen.

    Dining-in is an option in our fully equipped kitchen.

  • Enjoy the views while dining with friends or family.

    Enjoy the views while dining with friends or family.

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • View from Bedrooms 2 & 3

    View from Bedrooms 2 & 3

  • Dooneen Pier, a ten minute walk away.

    Dooneen Pier, a ten minute walk away.

  • View of Mount Brandon from the Tower

    View of Mount Brandon from the Tower

VRBO #268607

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/25/2016

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