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Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 9878)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Wyer

    “Great location and the hosts were very helpful”

The property

Ballinskelligs 5 miles.

A delightful, detached, coastal cottage situated in a peaceful and private location just 5 miles from the popular seaside village of Ballinskelligs, County Kerry.

Enjoying an elevated position with sweeping, panoramic views of the surrounding hills and the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Skellig Islands, this Ballinskelligs cottage offers the opportunity for holidaymakers to get away from it all in one of the most picturesque areas of Ireland.

Furnished to a high standard, this Ballinskelligs cottage offers quality accommodation for any party.

Sunny days and the stunning ocean vista can be enjoyed on the patio, while chillier evenings can be spent relaxing in front of the roaring open fire.

Three spacious bedrooms offer comfortable sleeping accommodation in this Ballinskelligs cottage with the master bedroom's en-suite boasting a beautiful, freestanding claw-foot bath.

The Blue Flag beach at Ballinskelligs is just a short drive away while a smaller beach at St Finian's Bay is within walking distance.

Take a drive along the Ring of Kerry or the less famous, but no less beautiful Skellig Ring before returning to your quality Ballinskelligs cottage to relive the day's adventures.

Note: This property is a 10 mins walk from Ref 27234, together they sleep 10.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 2 x double (one with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC)
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, DVD, WiFi
  • Oil and electricity charged by meter reading, starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Side lawned area with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles
  • Note: This property is accessed by a steep, rural road, so low suspension vehicles should take care.

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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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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