About this listing
Welcome to our very comfortable holiday home, situated 10 mt drive from Dingle, on "Wild Atlantic Way". There are great views of spectacular Ceann Sibeal and Mount Brandon from our cottage. The beautiful beaches of Smerwick Harbour are located 500 meters away. Lovely local pub and Brewery at Tigh Brick just 800 meters from our cottage sells craft beer. Pubs/Restaurants and shop located in nearby Ballyferriter Village. We welcome everyone and our cottage is child friendly.
Situated just 9km from Dingle, on the 'Wild Atlantic Way' this modern, bright and refurbished holiday home is set in a complex of twenty other cottages.
The house is set in an area of natural beauty bounded on one side by the Chorca Duibhne mountain range and on the other side by Dun an Oir, Ceann Sibeal and the Three Sisters promontory. The seas of Smerwick Harbour lie within the 3km span between these majestic headlands. Spectacular Ceann Sibéal headland location for Star Wars episode V111 can be seen from our cottage.
The beaches of Beal Ban, Gortadoo, Wine Strand and Murioch surround our holiday home, and a short 2 minute walk will get you there
When the tide is out it leaves many interesting rock pools in it's wake on Gortadoo beach where kids and adults alike can have hours of fun catching crabs and miniature fish. Also, within 600 metres of the doorstep is a u-shaped harbour which creates a swimming area when the tide is in.
The back of the cottage looks out on a shared green. To the front of the house is a south facing closed off garden which is safe for small children. There is also a garden shed at the side of the house containing a BBQ, kayak, life-jackets, 2 bikes,3-4yr (1) 8-10 years (1) and beach equipment (buckets, shovels, fishing line, fishing net, wet suits) available for our guests.
Inside our lovely cottage there are two levels. On the ground floor there is a large open plan kitchen, dining and living area, two double bedrooms ( 1 with en-suite shower and toilet), one twin bedroom, one family shower and toilet room and a hall way with a spiral staircase. Upstairs there is a double bedroom (mezzanine style).
Utilities include: a washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, microwave, iron, hair dryer, oil central heating, wood burner and SKY television.
If you have small children they will be well catered for. We have child gates, baby bath, changing mat, high chair, sterilizer, travel cots and a bed rail for toddlers who want to sleep in a big bed.
Guests have access to all of the house except one room kept for household storage. Guests have access to the garden, pub benches and items stored in shed Kiak, BBQ etc
Interaction with guests
I will be there to welcome my guests when they arrive but I also have facilities for self check in and check out.
Other things to note
I will leave enough fuel so you can start a fire in the stove if you wish when you arrive. In winter or when its cold I generally have the stove lighting and the heat on for your comfort.
Check in time is strict if later than 4pm it must be by prior arrangement, 48 hours notice must be given.
Wi-Fi mobile unit is limited it is for browsing internet and checking emails only not downloading videos ect
I expect guests to respect and take care of the property like it was their own.
Absolute maximum 6 persons allowed to stay in cottage at each booking.
No smoking allowed in the house.
No Pets allowed
General waste must be double bagged and placed in green bin (bags supplied)
Recycling waste is placed in ECO bags and placed in yellow bin (bags supplied).
Ash vac supplied to hoover up ashes
Nappy sacs supplied can go in general waste once bagged.
Local bottle bank beside Smerwick harbour hotel on road back to Dingle 2km from house
Check all windows front and back door are locked before you leave.
Switch off all sockets except for fridge and freezer before you leave
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.