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Carraig Oisin

Baleen near Waterville, County Kerry (Ref. 20190)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "Stunning house, huge and with a lot of character."

    Spotless and equipped literally with everything you need. We even found a slow cooker, which we love. The view of the sea and the mountains is priceless. Waking up every morning and enjoy the fresh air of the mountains marvellously mixed with the fresh air coming from the sea is pure heaven. Waterville is very near, with broad choice of restaurants, coffe shops, etc. The host was kind and attentive. Most of all we appreciated the privacy, an important aspect to us when we go on holiday. We knew that the host was available for any need though. The only area of improvement is related to beds, which are a bit small, but other than that everything was simply perfect.

    Reviewed by DomenicoJun 2022

  • "A beautiful, well equipped cottage in a fantastic location."

    Comfortable beds, cosy rooms and everything clean and tidy. A big thanks to the lovely housekeeper who went above and beyond for us too; she was really welcoming and happy to offer suggestions re places to eat etc.

    Reviewed by CarolynJun 2022

  • "Happily recommend this property and the owner and cleaner for their communication and assistance!"

    Reviewed by LanceMay 2022

  • "What a find."

    This property was superb, location, facilities and cleanliness. We had the best time and settled in too well.. we did not want to leave. The views were breathtaking , so much to see and so. The beaches around Waterville are fab. The restaurants namely Dooleys, The lobster bar and The Villamarie all serving the most delicious meals. Thank you so much. We will certainly book again xx

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2022

  • "Fabulous house in Fabulous area would go back there again without hesitation Waterville is just a beautiful place."

    Reviewed by ChristyJul 2021

  • "Amazing location, well equipped and comfortable house that has been decorated with care."

    We particularly liked the friendly cows in the fields opposite! Beaches to die for. Also an incredible ring fort just up the road. Would benefit from a laminated ‘welcome folder’ explaining how house worked eg. wifi code, disposal of rubbish, recommended beaches & restaurants & tours to nearby islands but this is just a suggestion!

    Reviewed by GemmaJul 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and would’ve loved to have stayed longer."

    The house was warm, and comfortable. We had everything we needed in the house for our group of 4 adults and 6 children. Fiona was friendly, helpful and hospitable. There were lots of places not open due to the pandemic, but we found everything we needed in nearby Waterville and Cahersiveen. There were also plenty of beautiful beaches and places to go for walks and drives within a close distance. There are so many nearby restaurants in Waterville, so we look forward to returning and trying them out when they are allowed to reopen.

    Reviewed by MaryvonneDec 2020

  • "Perfect for relaxing."

    We were 2 families with 4 early 20 year old ‘children’. The house was fabulous in size allowing everyone to have their own space when needed. The kitchen had everything and more that was required, plenty of towels and tea towels. It had 2 fridges, one was under-counter, the other a fridge/freezer. There is another small fridge out in the garage. The cooker is an ‘aga’ style. All bedrooms had either twin or double beds. Two of them - one upstairs and one downstairs have en-suites. The lounge is very comfortable with a tv that has Netflix, and a cd/radio player too. The views are amazing and it is so peaceful yet 5 minutes sees you on the N70, the main road to e.g. Killarney one way or Kenmare the other. Wish I had been able to stay longer.

    Reviewed by Fiona MAug 2020

  • "The house was excellent, very well equipped for a family stay."

    It was just a little dusty and the WiFi code was not listed, we got it from the caretaker. Eileen

    Reviewed by EileenAug 2020

  • "This vacation home was the best home away from home!"

    We had a group of 9 and loved every minute of our Ireland vacation! Would love to do it again!!!

    Reviewed by MargieOct 2019

  • "Booking was extremely straightforward and hassle free."

    Good communication from Sykes and the owner. Out first time in Ireland and the whole experience was fantastic! Cottage was fabulous with stunning views over Ballinskelligs Bay and the surrounding mountains. Thank you Sykes.

    Reviewed by GarySep 2018

  • "The accommodation had everything we needed and more."

    The weather of course was superb and the scenery and setting was just incredible. We couldn't have asked for more.

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2018

  • "I am in the travel industry and have traveled a lot in Europe."

    The house was very spacious with amazing views - one of the best we've experienced in all of Europe. The only main issue we had was finding it when we first arrived. Directions weren't as clear as they could be. The beds were on the small side (which is what we've encountered everywhere else in Ireland) but we had a comfortable stay. The owner and local housekeeper were quick to respond to our calls and texts. We enjoyed our stay here and were sad to leave! Hope to be back some day.

    Reviewed by LeilaJun 2018

  • "Everything was perfect!"

    I'm not sure why is it listed for 8 adults only as it would be perfectly fine for 10 (there are 10 comfortable beds: 8 double beds, 2 twin of a regular size) or even 12 if needed (two large comfortable couches). But there could be slightly bigger table in the dinning area with more chairs. We loved it, nothing is missing there, communication with the owner was nice and easy, the place is just amazing. I would recommand Carraig Oisin to my best friends!

    Reviewed by BarboraSep 2016

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Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 2 x ground floor double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x ground floor twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat and access to Netflix and Amazon Prime, DVD, CD/radio, High speed broadband/WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable outside storage
  • Enclosed front and rear lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3.5 miles
  • Note: In addition to the appliances in the kitchen (listed above), there is also a separate building to the rear of property, which contains a fridge, sink and electric oven and hob
  • Note: Max 8 adults

The property

Waterville 3.5 miles.

A superb, detached cottage situated in a beautiful position overlooking Waterville Bay on the Ring of Kerry, County Kerry.

This Waterville cottage is beautifully furnished and provides quality holiday accommodation that you will fall in love with.

Featuring five bedrooms, two with en-suites, this Waterville cottage has a spacious fitted kitchen, as well as a cosy sitting room with large bay windows exposing the magnificent view, which will keep you distracted for hours!

Outside this Waterville cottage is a large garden with patio area, so why not enjoy a glass of wine and admire the peaceful surroundings to help you truly unwind?

The renowned Waterville Golf Club is close to your holiday cottage, as is the Kerry Way, which takes in the stunning scenery that dominates the local area.

The quaint seaside village of Waterville offers plenty of pubs, shops and restaurants.

The expansive Lough Currane offers excellent fishing opportunities or why not take a boat trip to the Skelligs, visit Derrynane National Park or lose yourself on one of the many golden beaches that dot the coastline of this idyllic part of Ireland?

This Waterville cottage provides a wonderful setting for an unforgettable self-catering holiday.

About the location

WATERVILLE, COUNTY KERRY

Cahersiveen 10 miles; Dingle 61 miles; Killarney 50 miles.

Nestled between Ballinskelligs Bay and Lough Currane, sits Waterville, the premier coastal tourist centre on the Ring of Kerry. Surrounded by mountains and lakeland, Waterville also offers a fine sandy beach, two golf courses, one being a championship 18-hole course, a selection of restaurants and bars, as well as interesting archaeological remains. Enjoy walks along the wonderful Kerry Way, or angling and fishing on one of the area’s many excellent rivers or lakes. Take a boat trip to the Skellig Rocks, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy fabulous vistas across the bay, coupled with seeing one of Europe’s best-known and oldest monasteries. Other trips of note are Valentia Island, with its superb views to Skellig Rocks, Slea Head and the Blasket Islands, a trip to Dingle, or a visit to the bustling coastal town of Cahersiveen, which is only 10 miles away. There are also great beaches for surfing and watersports along this stretch of coastline, for both adults and children. Waterville is situated in the Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve, the only Dark-Sky reserve in the Northern Hemisphere and, impressively, one of only three Gold-tier level reserves in the world! A great base from which to explore the south west coast, and famous Ring of Kerry.

Note: Max 8 adults.