Kiltymon Cottage

Ahakista near Bantry, County Cork (Ref. 10889)


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This wonderful, detached cottage is situated on the fringes of the seaside village of Ahkista, 10 miles from Bantry in County Cork. Fully renovated, this Bantry cottage provides well-appointed accommodation with high-quality furnishings, ideal for friends and families to escape to. The well-equipped kitchen in this Bantry cottage is great for cooking delicious meals, while the comfortable, welcoming sitting room beckons you into its comfy seating to relax and enjoy the warmth and cosiness of the open fire. Spacious rooms and modern furnishings, combined with outstanding sea and mountain views make this property really special, and a great place to base yourself for an exciting cottage holiday. Located on the Sheep's Head Peninsula, this Cork cottage boasts great walking and cycling opportunities from the doorstep, as well as Bantry Bay just a short drive away making a day on the beach easy. For days spent close to home, and wonderful sunny afternoons, the large garden is an ideal place to unwind, with a swing for the children, and a picnic bench for dining alfresco - perfect! No trip to Ireland is complete without taking in some of the stunning scenery and breathtaking vistas; walk a stretch of the Kerry Way, take your bike and cycle along the Ring of Beara, or simply enjoy the views from your Cork cottage. What a way to spend an Irish cottage holiday!



Ground floor

  • Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Utility room
  • Dining room (seats 6)
  • Sitting room (seats 7) with open fire
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Two double bedrooms
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating, open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven, gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine in utility
  • Tumble dryer in utility
  • TV, DVD
  • Selection of DVDs
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading, first €10 of oil & electricity included in rent
  • Starter pack of fuel for open fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot, highchair & stairgate
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Large lawned garden to fromt & side with picnic bench & swing
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 1 mile


  • This property is set over three floors, with the ground floor & first floor available to guests. The second floor is used by the owner for storage of personal effects. It will not be accessible while the cottage is occupied.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas

About the location


Glengarriff 12 miles; Skibbereen 20 miles; Kenmare 21 miles.

Driving times:

  • Cork Airport - 62 miles; 1hr 50 mins
  • Cork ferry - 76 miles; 2hrs 10 mins


  • Nearest shop; 5 miles
  • Nearest pub; 1 mile
  • Nearest town; Bantry, 10 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Garnish Island - In Bantry Bay, turned into an exotic garden in the 20th century
  • Bantry Bay - Ideal for trying watersports and enjoying safe bathing
  • Sheep's Head Peninsula - Great peninsula with fantastic walking and cycling opportunities

Day trip:

  • Ring of Kerry - Looped guided walking route also ideal for cycling and taking in the beautiful vistas