Teach na Greine

Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 16001)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

Ballinskelligs 0.75 miles. A delightful, detached bungalow situated in a picturesque spot on the edge of the friendly seaside village of Ballinskelligs, County Kerry. Offering quality, well-equipped accommodation, this beautiful Ballinskelligs cottage boasts three comfortable bedrooms, a bright, well-presented sitting room with a cosy open fire, and a charming viewing seat enjoying spectacular sea and mountain views beyond the expansive lawned front garden. With free WiFi available at this Ballinskelligs cottage, e-mails or the latest news are available at your fingertips, although holidaymakers looking to get away from it all can leave the laptop at home and simply relax with one of the books from the ample selection available at the property. A shop, pub and Blue Flag beach are all within walking distance of your Ballinskelligs cottage, with the village itself offering excellent watersports, beach and mountain trekking and fantastic walks along Bolus Head to the south west of the village. Take a scenic drive along the Skellig Ring or the famous Ring of Kerry, or enjoy an adventurous boat ride followed by an invigorating climb up historic Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With bustling Waterville, Portmagee and Cahersiveen within easy reach, this Ballinskelligs cottage provides the perfect holiday base for all the family.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x double with TV and sea/mountain views, 1 x double with sea/mountain views. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire.


Electric storage heating with open fire in sitting room. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of games, books and DVDs. First €20 of electricity inc. in rent, remainder charged from meter reading. All wood/turf for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned front garden with furniture and sea/mountain views. Rear patio with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 10 mins walk. Blue Flag beach 15 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Waterville 8 miles; Portmagee 10 miles; Cahersiveen 10 miles.

Located on the magnificent Skellig Ring between Waterville and Valentia Island, with wild rugged coastlines, scattered islands, vast mountains and high passes, the seaside area of Ballinskelligs sits on the attractive Ballinskelligs Bay and is an Irish-speaking area with a unique history and culture. Once the land base for the monks of Skellig Michael, the surrounding area has numerous prehistoric and early Christian ruins along its shores. The area is renowned for its miles of golden beaches and turquoise waters and offers excellent swimming and watersports, along with boat trips to the Skelligs. Enjoy horse riding, sea sports, walking and cycling or visit nearby Waterville with its fine sandy beach, a championship 18 hole golf course and interesting archaeological remains. With the lively pubs and shops of Ballinskelligs, Portmagee and Cahersiveen within easy reach, this is a perfect base for a family holiday by the sea!