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Bothy in scenic mountain valley

Bothy in scenic mountain valley

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

The space

Comfortable separate private guest accommodation on 22 acre farm in a quiet mountain valley on the beautiful Beara Peninsul (Website hidden by Airbnb) Separate small house , one room with wood stove , kitchenette , gas hob ,sink ,fridge ,kettle , toaster , bathroom (with shower ). BBQ and outdoor seating . There is a Stereo and Tv monitor with DVDs and CD's
Private parking ,no internet connectio (Website hidden by Airbnb) We breed Connemara ponies and I make pottery when I have time .You are welcome to walk our land ,at the top are the mountains at the bottom is a river with a large pool lined by oak , birch and alder tree (Website hidden by Airbnb) At the end of our road is a spectacularly beautiful side valley ( the Glen ) ,it has many unusual old ruins , also archaeological sites including a pre Ogham stone ,( Pluais na Scrio (Website hidden by Airbnb)
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(Website hidden by Airbnb) One and a half miles from the sea and Deereen gardens. Kenmare with many pubs restaurants and shops 17 miles/23 km . Castletownbere also 23 km.

Local pub restaurants, 3 miles appro (Website hidden by Airbnb)

All the makings of breakfast is included in price and left in the Bothy , Vegetarians catered fo (Website hidden by Airbnb) The food we provide is either grown by us without the use of chemicals or sourced locally .We bake our own bread and make jams with our own fruit and organic sugar .
We use ecological cleaning products as much as possible to clean the house .


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years) - Steep steps ouside back door .
Check-in time is 2PM - 7PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

154 Reviews

Ryland User Profile
August 2017
This is the second time this year I have been here. Coming back to the bothy was on our agenda as my wife couldn't come the last time. It's out of the way, which was a GOOD thing for us. Not far from Kenmare, and close to R.O.K. and Beara Peninsula. Our only complaint is that we…
Jessica User Profile
August 2017
The most beautiful cottage that we have stayed at in all of Ireland! The cottage was on gorgeous land with two wonderful hosts! The cottage was so warm and cozy, perfect for Ireland's weather. We wish we would have stayed here for our whole trip!
Ryan User Profile
July 2017
This place is a dream, one of the best pieces of land I have ever seen.... the river, the mountains, meadows, a swimming hole, and a cozy cabin. The fresh bread and daily fresh vegetables was thoughtful and delicious. I definitely recommend booking this place. I hope to return so…
Matt And Bekah User Profile
Matt And Bekah
June 2017
As most of the reviews before us convey, this a very special and unique Airbnb stay. We think it was the best Airbnb experience we've ever had (and we've had about 20) simply because all our basic expectations were met but more importantly, this place is so magical and special th…
John User Profile
Response from John:
With Matt and Bekah as with so many people I find that the benefits are all mine . We get to meet two happy intelligent people who chat with us and share their (Website hidden by Airbnb) feels like we are all on holiday . What more could you ask for .
June 2017
Ryland User Profile
April 2017
Had I known more about Ireland before coming, I would have stayed here longer. John and Siobhan live a lifestyle that is close to nature, geographically and in practice. They were both very accommodating. Warm fires, foals, fresh food, fresh mountain water pools, close to Kenmare…
Olivia User Profile
September 2016
This was the best place I stayed in the two weeks we traveled around Ireland. Everything was better than the photos. The bread, cookies and eggs were delicious. The bothy was spotless and had wonderful character. My husband and I loved being lazy and curling up to watch DVDs, a…
Emily User Profile
July 2016
Our stay here at John and Siobhan's bothy was by far our best air B and B experience. The bothy is located in a beautiful and quiet valley with great hiking nearby and amazing views. The bothy itself is very nicely decorated and quite cozy. John and Siobhan were extremely accommo…

Hosted by John

County Kerry, IrelandJoined in December 2011
John User Profile
156 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a farmer and potter . I was born by the sea and mountains on the west coast. I have lived many places around Ireland and abroad but the place I love is the west coast of Ireland . I like the quiet life , practicing yoga ,walking in the mountains and swimming in the river …
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Beara, County Kerry, Ireland
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