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Traditional Stone Cottage Overlooking Brandon Bay, Dingle Peninsula

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Last updated: 02/02/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Sleeps 4/5, cot on request

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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Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/02/2017

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 4.8
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Peak
Jan 7 - Apr 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Easter 2017
Apr 8 - Apr 21, 2017
3 night min stay
early Summer
Apr 22 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 24 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Off Peak
Sep 30 - Dec 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 - Jan 1, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $0.00


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.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 02/02/2017
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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

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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/02/2017

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  • 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

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