About this listing
This cottage was featured on RTE NATIONWIDE!! Overlooking the majestic Atlantic, it is situated on the Ring of Kerry, this is can be your private haven in the South West . A romantic getaway for 2 or a perfect spot for larger groups and families.
This entire country cottage is offered SELF CATERING and is the perfect place for couples seeking a romantic getaway. The private room is the master bedroom on the ground floor with ensuite.
3 more bedrooms available for families or larger groups. (€15 per person ) Another room with a double bed and ensuite upstairs, a twin bedded room and a single room. The two large bedrooms have also a single bed. The cottage accommodates 8 comfortably. This is a haven for all nature lovers and also Walker's retreat. Parking for guests. Breath-taking views of the Dingle peninsula, this cottage is situated on the world famous Ring of Kerry. It's charm is it's ambience and country cottage appeal located on the most breath taking scenic drives in Ireland. The cottage is quirky and artsy- full of character and belongs to an Artist. You are on the majestic RING OF KERRY within easy reach of all the scenic hotspots. The cottage is incredibly snug due to the underfloor heating and incredibly homely!
Pub 500m from house. Cafes and restaurants 1m - 7m in area. Horse-riding nearby, Rossbeigh beach is 4 miles away and Kells Bay Beach is a four minute drive!
€15 per person (for extra linen and towels). Please inform the HOST when you request a reservation if you are bringing children, and how many children and their ages. There is a €15 charge for each child. (There is a folding cot at the cottage) This is an important insurance regulation.
Wi-fi is extra and is charged a €10 per 3 day booking payable on arrival to housekeeper. The area has a good connection for basic internet but is expensive for any streaming or downloading.Please inform the HOST if you need Wi-fi PRIOR to your arrival as a VOUCHER will be purchased for you before the changeover.PLEASE BEAR IN MIND THAT WI-FI IS NOT AS RELIABLE AS IN URBAN AREAS DUE TO THE GEOGRAPHY!!!
If you require access to laundry facilities (washing machine/ dryer/ iron) you will need to make arrangements for the key/ tokens from the host. Laundry room is normally locked otherwise.
Price includes normal heating requirements and the heating is timed to come on twice daily. If you require more heating you can opt to go on a metered service where you can top up as required with €1 coins.
You will have full access to the house (no other guests in house with you ) This cottage is very popular with young families but also for the more mature traveller with the master bedroom on the ground floor. Full access to kitchen / sitting room. Laundry facilities are extra. Please inform the HOST if you require laundry facilities.
bring own WASHING POWDER :-)
Host / housekeeper greets and leaves. Tea/Coffee/some spices/sugar etc may be in cupboards for guests use but otherwise SELF CATERING .
With the addition of the 3 bedrooms upstairs this cottage also suits large groups . Rental covers basic fuel requirements****
Internet is available and costs €10 per 3 day booking.(Reception is good but can be intermittent because of the mountains) High Speed Wi-Fi Internet is fully available in the pub 500m down the road. Complimentary 10kg bag of wood and firelighters/kindling on arrival but this is a starter pack only. (extra fuel can be purchased from the many stores of from host.)
Interaction with Guests
Guests are met at the cottage at A PRE ARRANGED ETA and given a brief tour of the facilities. Mostly host greets and leaves.***** Guests are visited again at some point to ensure all is ok. Guests can phone for help during normal daytime hours. After hours (10pm - 8am) a call out charge is applied. *****The host has a residence adjacent to the property to facilitate short stays.
With the sea facing you on three sides it is easy to feel you are on a ship. The mountains to the back form a lovely anchor. The cottage is facing Dingle bay and is situated on the world renowned Ring of Kerry. The cosiness of the interior of the cottage is a lovely balance to the external wild Atlantic way.
Other Things to Note
Wood blocks /bags of turf/ bags of coal/ etc can be purchased from caretaker. Kindling, firelighters & bathroom items available to buy at the cottage. (please note extra fuel for stove is not included in rental)
The cottage is offered SELF CATERING. Please advise host / housekeeper with an ETA . Logs and kindling are offered for your welcome fire but extra logs/coal/turf can be purchased at the many petrol stations en route, or alternatively can be bought from the hostess.Security deposit of €100 is required on weekly and monthly bookings and this is returned through airbnb. This will be returned in full at your check out / departure if there have been no breakages or loss of property, Please arrange with hostess for exchange of the keys prior to departure.
Check out time is 11am but check with host as if there are no consecutive bookings you can check out later. As with any SC accommodation, really late evening arrivals, unless previously highlighted cause unnecessary difficulties and expense. (Please note: a call out charge of €20 is applicable on arrivals after 10pm)
Please report any breakages before you leave.
No unauthorised guests in house,including children, only those who have been booked in.
No outdoor shoes upstairs :-(
No smoking in bedrooms!
Please do not use metal utensils on non stick frying pans :-(
Please place bagged rubbish in exterior wheelie bins before departure.
RECYCLE WHEN POSSIBLE
HOSTESS lives in small annex to the left of cottage please knock at left hand side patio windows if anything is needed.
From Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2016 the minimum stay is 2 nights.
I am an enthusiastic Artist who teaches Water-colour and Acrylic / Oil painting for a living. I regularly conduct Art and Walking Getaway Workshops in the magnificent Kingdom of Kerry, Southern Ireland. I love hosting parties or couples in the charming ambience of my Country Cottage home/studio. I also love travelling and am happy to share my home with other travellers who would like to discover Ireland.