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Gortadoo near Ballyferriter, County Kerry (Ref. 913825)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    11

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Ballyferriter 2.5 miles. This bright and airy, detached cottage is situated in Gortadoo, just a stone’s throw from the Irish speaking village of Ballyferriter, on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry. This cottage near Ballyferriter has been tastefully decorated throughout to offer comfortable, quality accommodation for groups of friends or families, wishing to explore County Kerry in a peaceful, rural location. Boasting four bedrooms and flexible sleeping arrangements, this cottage near Ballyferriter can cater for a variety of groups. Two double bedrooms offer an en-suite shower room, a ground floor room has two bunk beds and a ground floor family room offers a further bunk bed and a single bed. There is also a ground floor shower room. Enjoy spending social evenings together in the open plan living area, which hosts a stylish, well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar seating two people, a dining area and a bright sitting area, whose sliding doors open out onto a rear patio. A second sitting room boasts a cosy woodburning stove, perfect for toasting your toes by after a day exploring County Kerry. Outside this cottage near Ballyferriter, relax on the patio as you soak up the sunshine on those warm summer days, enjoy a spot of alfresco dining and marvel at the stunning surroundings of luscious green countryside. The village of Ballyferriter is home to a shop, a friendly pub and the Corca Dhuibhne museum, which brings local history and archaeology to life. The Dingle Golf Links are only a short drive away, a superb location for golf enthusiasts. Dingle itself is a hub of activity with traditional pubs, gourmet restaurants, ice-cream shops, charming craft shops and a delightful harbour where you might catch a glimpse of the local resident dolphin, Funghi! The Dingle Peninsula stretches for thirty miles out into the great Atlantic Ocean from mainland Kerry and is one of Ireland’s most popular holiday destinations. A spine of mountains runs along the peninsula, the Slieve Mish Mountains, and Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second highest peak, offers superb challenges for keen walkers! The region is encased by stunning steep cliffs, white sandy coves and seascapes that are second to none. Hop in the car or take your bike and take in views of the Blasket Islands as you meander along the Slea Head Drive, one of County Kerry’s most breathtaking routes. This Ballyferriter cottage is a wonderful, all-year-round base, truly perfect for discovering the Dingle Peninsula!

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor family room with 2 adult bunks, 1 x ground floor family room with 1 adult bunks and 1 single. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area (seats 6) and sitting area (seats 8). Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Oil underfloor heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Front lawned garden, rear patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2.5 miles. Beach 1 mile. Note: Max. 5 adults.

Note: Max. 5 adults.

About the location

BALLYFERRITER, COUNTY KERRY

Dunquin 5 miles; Dingle 7 miles; Inch 22 miles.

The pretty village of Ballyferriter nestles quietly near the tip of the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry. Home to a selection of local facilities including pubs, a shop, and a small hotel, and flanked by towering mountains, rugged coastlines and sandy beaches, this traditional Irish village is the perfect base for those wishing to relax, or to explore the great outdoors. Ballyferriter is also one of Ireland's most prominent Gaeltacht villages, where the traditional Gaelic language is widely spoken amongst the local residents, giving visitors a truly immersive experience, and exposure to this ancient culture. The natural surroundings will enrapture visitors, with the magnificent Blasket Islands only a short boat ride away, and Mount Brandon - the second tallest mountain in the country and a great challenge for avid walkers - also close by. Be sure to visit the nearby town of Dingle; with an unrivalled selection of Irish pubs, shops and visitor attractions, and a harbour full of boats offering excursions and fishing trips, it is one of the most popular destinations in the west of Ireland.