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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
River Cottage: County Kerry, 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.
About the Property
Two stone cottages, 'ANNIES', sleeping 6 and 'RIVER', sleeping 5 , near Inch
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
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- 130 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- The main bedroom is a charming room with a double aspect and views of the mountains behind. It features original 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 a 4 ft. double bed and a single bed as well as a dressing area and/or office.. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- RIVER COTTAGE is at least 150 years old and is a classic original 'Three room stone-built Kerry farmhouse' ( although we have increased its size over the years. It has been sympathetically renovated , 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 area...moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- DVD Player:
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Farm Holidays
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Basic Soaps
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Deck Furniture
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
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.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: Anne & I have lived in Kerry for the last 16 years but prior to that spent every summer enjoying the beauty and attractions of this beautiful part of the world. We have seven children and an increasing number of grandchildren. We love the Kerry scenery and the friendliness of the people and the local community here.
Why the Owner Chose County Kerry, Ireland:
River Cottage is located on the Dingle Peninsula, off the main road but close enough to both Killarney and Dingle town. It is a quiet and a safe place for children to stay and is located amongst 4 acres of smallholding on which we have our donkeys, sheep & lambs, cats and a dog as well as our orchard and organic vegetable gardens. There are views of the Slieve Mish mountains behind and the sea in front of the cottage.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location, Views, Pets & animals, a river running through the property, safe environment for children, owners on site to help with any question, lovely gardens and safe walks to the sea or mountains.
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River Cottage and mountains behind
Annies Cottage living room with sea views
Annies Cottage Bedroom, views of sea and mountains
Annie's Cottage kitchen in all its glory!
Annies Cottage - kitchen with mountain views
Annie's cottage, as seen from the front
winter view from Annie's Cottage
Elijah and Elisha, our donkeys
Got any Hay to spare? Its ccccccold!
Views of the sea from behind the cottage
Inch Beach (15 mins) - Surf,Swim,Walk!
Another crowded local beach!
Annie's cottage & Slieve Mish mountains
River Cottage with mountains behind
River Cottage living room with fireplace
River Cottage's Four Poster Bed in main bedroom
River Cottage - spacious kitchen and dining area
River Cottage living room
River Cottage from the front
Mollie and Baa, our pet ewes
Proud Mum and her triplets !
the organic vegetable garden
A sundowner at Inch Beach? -just 15 min
Explore Minard Castle, just 25 mins away.
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