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An Teach Dearg WineStrand Cottages
Hosted by Brenda
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6 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
6 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
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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.

The space

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.

Guest access

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.


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Amenities
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $36
Security Deposit $303
Weekly Discount: 13%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 4PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Check in time is strict if later than 4pm it must be by prior arrangement, 48 hours notice must be given. Self Check in option available.
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
Household waste KWD follow instructions
Food waste in brown bins bags supplied
Recycling waste is cleaned and placed loosely in blue topped bin
All other waste is placed in white bags and put in green bin
Nappies must go in nappy sacs can go in green bin once bagged.
Small blue container is placed beside bins for glass
Local bottle bank beside Smerwick harbour hotel on road back to Dingle 2km from house
Check all windows including attic front and back door are locked before you leave.
Switch off all sockets except for fridge and freezer before you leave
Thank you


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

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Kathleen User Profile
October 2017
This was an incredible stay! Brenda’s home is so lovely, stylish, and comfortable in one of the prettiest locations we’ve been to in Ireland. The house has a great power shower, lovely kitchen and comfortable couches and seating areas. The bedrooms are beautiful and comfortable. Brenda is an amazing host with so many personal touches that made us feel so welcome in her home. If you are considering a trip to Dingle, I can’t imagine finding a better place to stay. Brenda thank you so much. Your thoughtfulness made this trip so memorable!

Marissa User Profile
October 2017
I cannot say enough positive things about both the home and the hostess, Brenda. The home was incredibly clean and had everything we needed. The location was so peaceful and quiet. Brenda was very communicative throughout the entire process. She provided us with detailed instructions on how to get to the home and how to do a self check-in. When we arrived, she had a bunch of information laid out for us from how to operate everything in the home to great spots to visit in the area. She had fresh fruit, a chicken and leek pie, desserts, and breakfast supplies for us. After driving five hours and arriving at the home late, I cannot tell you how much we appreciated the chicken and leek pie ... and not having to go back out and get food somewhere! My husband and I had the best time in Dingle, and much of it is due to Brenda's hospitality and beautiful home. If you're visiting Dingle, this is DEFINITELY the place to stay. You will not be disappointed.

Laura User Profile
October 2017
Everything about Brenda’s place was amazing! She left lovely breakfast food and even a chicken and leek pie and apple crisp in the fridge. Even chocolates on the bed! Towels included and basic necessities. Plenty of room for our family of 6. Nice little wood stove and washer and dryer. The neighborhood was quiet and we walked down to the beach more than once to enjoy the water and beach-comb. If we ever come back to Dingle we will for sure stay here! About 5-10 minute drive to Dingle Main Street if you don’t get behind the farmer and the cows! Haha. Also a good starting point for driving around the Dingle peninsula.

L User Profile
September 2017
Brenda is an incredible host! Her home is beautiful and well-equipped with everything you could ever want for a stay in Dingle. It's quiet, clean, and comfortable. We had a fantastic time!

Rachel User Profile
September 2017
I've given stellar reviews before on AirB&B, but none have compared with this stay. Brenda was far and away our best host ever - we arrived to a freshly prepared and lavish lunch laid out on the table, and fresh flowers in several rooms (plus plenty of extras stocked in the fridge and breadbox). What a generous and unexpected start to our stay! Aside from Brenda's generosity, the cottage couldn't have been better outfitted. We enjoyed cozy peat fires each night, comfy beds, hot showers, and the kids delighted in wetsuit-clad swims each day despite the cold weather during our visit. And stick ball! And boules! And... well, you get the idea. It was absolutely perfect. Brenda is lucky we ever went home. ;-)

Patrice User Profile
June 2017
Both Brenda and her home are exceptional! She is the best communicator and greets you with delicious treats and a warm welcome. The area is gorgeous and the house clean ,comfortable and modern...only thing wrong with the place....you can't stay :(

Dean User Profile
May 2017
Excellent choice for staying in the Dingle area. Brenda was very helpful with her communications and showing us the house. She provided some excellent recommendations for things to see and do during our time in Ireland. Additionally and most importantly, the house is in beautiful order and in a great location. We would definitely stay at Brenda's place for our next visit to the area.

Limerick, IrelandJoined in October 2013
Brenda User ProfileBrenda is a superhost.

Friendly, hardworking and outgoing. I love sports, very active, participate in triathlons.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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