Kate's Cottage

Knightstown, Valentia Island, County Kerry (Ref. 17408)

 - Rating
  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Corkery
    July 2016
    “Amazing setting and friendly host.”
    Amazing setting and friendly host. Ideally situated for relaxing and touring the rest of the area.
    Amazing setting and friendly host. Ideally situated for relaxing and touring the rest of the area.

Features

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

The property

Knightstown 1 mile. A quaint and charming detached cottage, close to the village of Knightstown on Valentia Island, County Kerry.

This cottage on the coast features cosy and welcoming furnishings that create a traditional home from home feeling.

With ground floor accommodation throughout, this Knightstown cottage has one double bedroom with an en-suite, as well as a single and a twin, allowing for flexible sleeping arrangements.

The homely sitting room features a comforting open fire, ideal for curling up in front of with a good book.

Outside this Knightstown cottage is a large lawned garden with views across the sea and to the Kerry mainland, so you can truly enjoy the unique tranquillity of this delightful part of Ireland.

The pretty fishing village of Knightstown is just over a mile away and has recently seen a redevelopment of the marina.

The village has a variety of shops, cafes and pubs and is the location of the car ferry that crosses the short distance between Valentia Island and the mainland.

Activities nearby include boat trips to the Skellig Islands, diving and sea angling.

You can take a wander along one of the many walks on the island and admire the stunning Fogher Sea Cliffs or view the abundance of wildlife that call this beautiful island home.

A short drive will bring you to the famous Ring of Kerry and the towns of Cahersiveen and Waterville, or why not take a trip to one of the many unspoilt beaches in the area?

With so much to see and do for people of all ages, you won't forget your trip to this Knightstown cottage.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading
  • Starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned rear garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

About the location

KNIGHTSTOWN, COUNTY KERRY

Cahersiveen 15 miles; Kerry Airport 53 miles.

Knightstown is the main village on Valentia Island, which lies off the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. It is accessible from the mainland by ferry from Reenard Point, or via the road bridge at Portmagee. Knightstown provides restaurants and Irish pubs as well as entertainment and local shops. It is also the departure point for a variety of sightseeing boat trips and fishing trips. Take a trip to the magnificent Skellig Islands, the site of a 6th century monastic settlement, and home to a large colony of gannets and puffins. With around 650 residents Valentia Island stands out as one of the westernmost inhabited locations in Europe, and was the site of the first permanent communications link between Europe and the United States. The Island is famed for its magnificent 'Fogher' sea cliffs, which rise majestically from the Atlantic Ocean on the northern side of the Island, and the subtropical gardens at Glanleam House, which are a unique delight for visitors of all ages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas
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