Shanaknock Cottage

Waterville, County Kerry (Ref. 914749)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • tattoomonster
    February 2016
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    “Great house and the view is priceless”
    Met the house owner on arrival all went quick and efficient ! 500 meter uphill worth it stunning scenery was a great stay will be back ! I highly recommend this property groups and singles alike ! No dodgy surprises on checkout
    Met the house owner on arrival all went quick and efficient ! 500 meter uphill worth it stunning scenery was a great stay will be back ! I highly recommend this property groups and singles alike ! No dodgy surprises on checkout


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Waterville 2 miles.

Situated down a 500-yard track, on a hillside overlooking a valley, this charming, detached cottage offers stunning views stretching to the village of Waterville in County Kerry.

Providing welcoming, quality accommodation, this cottage near Waterville has been lovingly renovated by the owner to create a wonderful retreat for friends and families exploring County Kerry.

This cottage near Waterville has three bedrooms including a ground floor double with an en-suite shower room, and two twin rooms.

There is also a ground floor family bathroom where you can indulge in a relaxing soak in the tub, and a further shower room.

The open plan living area is brimming with character, home to a kitchen, a dining area, and a sitting area housing a warming multi-fuel stove, perfect for cold winter nights.

This cottage near Waterville also offers a sun room, a lovely place to relax and unwind in after exploring this tranquil location.

Outside this cottage near Waterville, a courtyard garden provides a charming spot to sit and enjoy the awe-inspiring views.

Why not while away the hours catching up on some reading with a glass of wine?

The coastal village of Waterville is just a short drive away and features many friendly bars and restaurants.

Take a stroll along the picturesque beach, or explore the surrounding hills and mountains on foot, on a bike ride, or even in the saddle!

Conquer the superb 18-hole links golf course, located just outside of Waterville, while fishermen are well-catered for at Lough Currane with its superb stocks!

Sample authentic seafood in Portmagee or take a boat trip to the mysterious Skellig Islands.

The towns of Killarney, Kenmare and Glengarriff are all within easy reach and the Dingle Peninsula is a must for a day trip.

Located on the famous Ring of Kerry, forming part of the Wild Atlantic Way, this luscious location is renowned for its scenic drives and varied shoreline, showcasing jagged coves, towering sea cliffs, and expansive sandy beaches, all waiting to be discovered.

This beautiful cottage near Waterville is the perfect place to marvel at the spectacular surrounding countryside of County Kerry and uncover its many delights.

Note: This property is situated 500 yards from Ref. 14211 and 914748, together they sleep 21.


Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 5) with multi-fuel stove. Utility. Sun room.


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading, starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front courtyard garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.2 miles
  • Note: Low ceiling in shower room.

About the location


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.