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The Swallow's Nest , Cosy West Cork Hideaway

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The Swallow's Nest , Cosy West Cork Hideaway

Entire guest suite
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Helen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
16 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Stylish Guest Suite nestled in the West Cork countryside, within walking distance to local shop and pub, surrounded by local walks and hiking trails. Kealkill is an ideal location to base yourself when exploring both the West Cork and Kerry regions. The village of Kealkill is less than 10mins drive from the main Wild Atlantic Way route between Cork & Kerry in the Southwest of Ireland. Gouganne Barra is 15mins drive, 10KM to Bantry and close to the Sheeps Head Way.


Free parking on premises
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 double bed


35 Reviews

E User Profile
September 2019
Helen is an outstanding host and her place is spectacularly comfortable. We loved it there and didn’t want to leave. Would recommend to everyone.
Vhey User Profile
August 2019
This was the nicest airbnb rental I have ever stayed in. Helen has a flair for design touches. It is always good for the soul to be in a lovingly arranged space. The color palette was soothing and beautiful. All rooms had just what was needed. There was ample storage and…
Jennifer User Profile
August 2019
My husband and I had a wonderful experience at the Swallow's Nest Cottage, and I knew we made a great choice the moment we walked in the door. The cottage is clean and well-appointed, and Helen's simplistic style and hospitality is spot-on. The surrounding landscape is…
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Jennifer, thanks so much for the lovely review. I'm delighted that you both enjoyed it so much and West Cork and Kerry!
August 2019
Nora User Profile
July 2019
We had a great stay at Helen's place. It was extremely clean and full of beautiful touches all over. Helen was quick to answer any questions!
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thanks Nora, glad you enjoyed your stay!
July 2019
Sherry User Profile
May 2019
Cute little place with everything you need. Enjoyed being able to cook our meals and then eat outside.
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thanks for the nice comments Sherry !
May 2019
Adrienne User Profile
May 2019
This was really cute and stylish space with a central location for a bit of exploring
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thanks Adrienne, hope the rest of your vacation is great!
May 2019
Dunja User Profile
September 2019
Helen's place is a beautiful little house, decorated with many sweet details. It is situated in a peaceful country sorroundings excellent for relaxation or for exploring an area, what ever you like better.

Hosted by Helen

Joined in March 2014
Helen User Profile
35 Reviews
Helen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
I look forward to welcoming you to Kealkill. I love where I live, West Cork is a most beautiful part of Ireland. I want you to leave with new memories, new friends and always wanting to come back to this special place in West Cork and maybe even loving it as much as I do.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
After 3PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events