Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 12747)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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    2 Customer Review(s)

    Mr Quirke
    June 2017
    “It was a great value for money, ...”
    It was a great value for money, exceeded all our expectation


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside

The property

Ballinskelligs 1 mile.

A well-presented detached cottage located one mile from the charming seaside village of Ballinskelligs.

This family-friendly Ballinskelligs cottage lies on the stunning Skellig Ring, just a short drive from the main Ring of Kerry route, making it the ideal base for exploring and experiencing the heritage, scenery and sights of County Kerry.

With flexible accommodation, this cottage near Ballinskelligs has three bedrooms and caters for all types of parties.

The sitting room, with magnificent sea and mountain views, boasts a dining area and is also complemented by a sumptuous solid fuel stove, plus step through the sliding doors to the lovely rear patio, where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of your Kerry cottage, whilst soaking up the glorious surrounding mountain views.

The garden at this Ballinskelligs cottage is well-manicured, gated and enclosed so you can relax knowing the children can play safely.

Nestled in Ballinskelligs Bay in the heart of an Irish speaking area, Ballinskelligs is just off the Ring of Kerry and roughly halfway between the popular villages of Waterville and Cahersiveen, both of which see many visitors each year.

The village has a wide range of water activities available such as sea angling, swimming and there are also boat trips to the nearby Skelligs, where you can visit the historic ruins, once home to the monks, plus the shores of Ballinskelligs are dotted with prehistoric Christian ruins that add to the heritage of this area.

Nearby the charming fishing village of Portmagee and Valentia Island are home to cosy pubs that offer delicious seafood.

A delightful cottage near Ballinskelligs with something for everyone!


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove. Second sitting room with open fire. Games room with snooker table.


  • Electric central heating with multi-fuel stove and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Satellite, Soarview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Electricity charged by meter reading
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with patio and bench
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Beach 0.5 miles.

About the location


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

Located on the magnificent Skellig Ring between Waterville and Valentia Island, on the forthcoming Wild Atlantic Way, 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 on the Blue Flag beach, along with boat trips to the Skelligs, walking in the Ballinskellig/Bolus Head Loop and cycling. A visit to the Skelligs Chocolate Factory is a must! There are plenty of world class golf courses nearby, Waterville has an 18-hole championship golf course, just nine miles away, there's also Dooks Golf Links at Glenbeigh, and those at Killarney and Tralee. With a mini-market, a pub and a restaurant in the village of Dungegan, pub/restaurant on the seafront in Ballinskelligs and restaurants in Portmagee, Waterville and Cahersiveen, this is a perfect base for a family holiday by the sea!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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