The View of the Atlantic

Knightstown, County Kerry (Ref. 912674)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

A welcoming, homely apartment cottage, set over first and second floors, boasting superb views and located in the centre of Knightstown on Valentia Island, County Kerry.

With bright and airy accommodation, this modern Knightstown apartment is a fantastic choice for couples, families or a small group wishing to visit this unique and picturesque area of Ireland.

This Knightstown cottage boasts two spacious bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities, and a spot of luxury provided by a Jacuzzi bath is a wonderful way to relax after a long day exploring the sights!

Accessed via external steps, this perfectly-named Knightstown cottage has a wonderful balcony offering stunning views across the Atlantic towards Cahersiveen, just four miles away, and to the lighthouse at Cromwell Point.

Relax with loved one and a glass of bubbly as the fishermen tootle past with the day’s catch before wandering into the town centre, alive with fine pubs and restaurants.

Knightstown is the largest village on Valentia Island, brimming with a delightful selection of quaint shops and bars.

It is also the landing point for the car ferry, which runs every few minutes to the mainland, offering easy access back and forth.

Enjoy breathtaking views on a stroll along the Fogher Cliffs before heading across the bridge to Portmagee for traditional Irish music and high quality food!

The Ring of Kerry is easily accessible, with a host of unspoilt beaches, scenic walks and authentic Irish culture at every turn.

The towns of Killarney, Kenmare and Tralee are also within easy reach, making this Knightstown apartment a wonderful choice for a memorable Irish break.


Over first and second floors. Two second floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite Jacuzzi bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with doors to balcony.


  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, radio, selection of books and games
  • Power inc. in rent Apr-Sep inclusive, charged by meter reading Oct-Mar inclusive
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk
  • Note: Property on first and second floors, accessed by external steps.

About the location


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.

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