The living room with south facing views to Carrantoul, Ireland's highest mountain.Another view of the main bedroom which has views of the Kerry Mountains near Killarney
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Cosy Cottage - Walker's Paradise!

IrelandCo. KerryKerry
Entire home/apt
5 Guests
2 Bedrooms
3 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

DORAS BUI COTTAGE is a cosy traditional stone cottage located up a hill on the Dingle Peninsula.
It is conveniently located for Killarney, Dingle and Tralee. It comprises two bedrooms and has spectacular views of the valley below and the mountains

The living room with south facing views to Carrantoul, Ireland's highest mountain.

The living room with south facing views to Carrantoul, Ireland's highest mountain.

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The Space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $17 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit: $173
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Comfortable & cosy stone cottage in a very quiet and secluded spot and approached via its own small lane.

Leave the rat race behind and just come and chill!

No passing traffic and its very safe for children and pets.Located on the Dingle Peninsula near to Inch beach and only 30 mins drive from Killarney, Dingle and Tralee.

The cottage has two bedrooms (both with double beds and one with an extra single bed). It has a wonderful old fireplace in the living room with a wood burning fire and enough turf and logs to get your blazing fire started!

The views of Carrantoul (Ireland's highest mountain) are clear from both the cottage and the garden, as are the rest of the Magillicuddy Reeks mountain range. A small river runs off the mountain behind and through the quaint garden.

This cottage is a great base for walkers . Access to the Sleive Mish mountains is achieved via a small track next to the cottage.
The local small supermarket in Castlemaine (2 minutes drive away) sells pretty much everything and is open from 8am to 8pm , 7 days a week .
Private parking for two cars but sadly and gladly, there is a network signal but no internet connection as such! So, please fell free to bring your own laptop and 'dongle' or iPhone if you want to stay or get connected!

Guest Access

All our guests are welcome to wander around the garden and access the walking path which leads up to the Slieve Mish mountains behind. This is great walking country - bring your boots!

Interaction with Guests

We live in a farmhouse about 3 miles away and are very happy to meet our guests and if necessary, guide them to the cottage from Castlemaine (as it is quite difficult to pinpoint). We usually invite all our guests to come and see our lambs and donkeys and simply drop by when driving towards Inch or Dingle. We always meet our guests, take them through everything and then try and arrange to meet again before departure.

The Neighborhood

This is a spectacularly beautiful part of the world whereby you can see the sea and mountains from most parts of the Peninsula and experience the real sense of rural Ireland. The people living here are hardy and friendly and the pubs are lively and fun. Traditional music and Guinness proliferates!

Getting Around

You need a car to fully enjoy the beauty of the Peninsula. No public transport exists except linking the local major towns but trains run to Tralee & Killarney and flights go into Kerry Airport (20 mins. away)

Other Things to Note

Dogs are allowed but we charge an extra 30 euros per dog per stay to cover the additional cost of cleaning. We ask that dogs are not allowed in any of the bedrooms or on the furniture.
See below ( House Rules) for an indication of heating oil costs

House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is after 3PM

Please remove your outdoor shoes when entering the carpetted living room and bedrooms. Please refrain from smoking inside the cottage
Heating is provided via both the wood burning stove as well as oil fired central heating. A cost recovery charge is made for the oil consumed (3 euros per unit) and an average spend (if you choose to use the central heating) is about 5-6 euros per day. Electricity is included in the daily rate and the hot shower is instant and electric!

Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
Another view of the main bedroom which has views of the Kerry Mountains near Killarney

Another view of the main bedroom which has views of the Kerry Mountains near Killarney

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Between Inch & Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland · Member since July 2012

Married to Anne and with a large number of children (most have now grown up, thankfully). Interested in landscaping, renovation and small scale vegetable growing and animal husbandry.We love walking and discovering new and out of the way places here on the majestic Dingle Peninsula.

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