Cois Farraige

Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 11977)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes


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

The property

Located on the edge of the pretty seaside village of Ballinskelligs, in County Kerry, is this spacious, detached holiday cottage.

Benefiting from a selection of single, double and twin bedrooms, many with sea views, this Ballinskelligs cottage offers flexible sleeping accommodation for friends, families, or perhaps even two groups wishing to holiday together.

The well-equipped kitchen is perfect for preparing meals, though if you fancy a night off from cooking, the local pub and cafe are within walking distance.

Watersports are popular in the area with opportunities for fishing, surfing and swimming available locally while a beautiful, sandy Blue Flag beach is just a short stroll from your Ballinskelligs cottage.

The Skellig Ring, a spectacular coastal driving route taking in parts of Valentia Island is on your doorstep and a visit to the 7th century monastery on Skellig Michael is a must.

Walkers and climbers will enjoy exploring the surrounding hills and mountains while one of the highest points accessible in Ireland by road is nearby and offers stunning panoramic views of the Skellig Rocks, Valentia Island and even as far as Slea Head on the Dingle Peninsula.

The Ring of Kerry is just a short distance away, but whether you choose to indulge in a scenic drive or simply relax in the sun while the kids play in the large enclosed garden at your Ballinskelligs cottage, you won't regret visiting this beautiful part of the Emerald Isle.


Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire and electric fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in shower room, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD/radio
  • Oil and electricity on meter reading, starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 6 cars
  • Enclosed front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk.

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