Situated on County Kerry’s Iveragh Peninsula, this six-person cottage in Sneem Leisure Village sits just at the River Sneem estuary and within easy walking distance to the colourful town of Sneem.
Ireland’s southwest coast just begs to be explored with its rugged coastline and lush green hills, making 5 Sneem Leisure Village an ideal base for families who love to explore.
On the outside, this two-storey cottage has a dedicated parking space in front with ample street parking around the complex.
Your own private paved deck with wooden fence lies just off the ground floor living area – a perfect place for alfresco dining on a warm, sunny day – and communal lawns are dotted around the leisure village.
Just inside the front door is an enclosed porch, perfect for storing coats and shoes.
Off to your left, you have a living-cum-dining room with table seating for six, sofas, an open fire, plus two French doors that open onto the patio letting in plenty of light.
Just off of the living space is a galley-style fitted kitchen with all the mod cons.
At the back is a bonus utility room with washing machine and dryer, plus a separate door leading to the outside.
Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom with basin and WC, plus a double bedroom with a TV and en-suite shower room, suitable for some guests with mobility issues.
And with a whopping four toilets in this property, surely no one will be caught out waiting to use the loo!
Upstairs, find a further two bedrooms; one double bedroom, a family bathroom and a further bedroom containing two twin beds with its own en-suite shower room.
As for activities, the popular Ring of Kerry Road takes you around the entire peninsula highlighting historical and geographical landmarks, of which you can go on your own or book a tour.
Local points of interest include Sneem Sculpture Park (0.5 miles) and Sneem Coral Beach (7.6 miles by car).
For families with children, there is a play park only a short walk away and Blueberry Hill Farm (0.9 miles by car or foot) offers a petting zoo, plus crafting and educational experiences.
About the location
SNEEM, COUNTY KERRY
Kenmare 17 miles; Waterville 22 miles; Killarney National Park 22 miles.
Situated between the towns of Kenmare and Waterville, and on the route of the Kerry Way, the village of Sneem provides shops, pubs and a number of cosy tea rooms. With rows of brightly coloured houses, and a lively atmosphere, Sneem is a previous winner of the National Tidy Town Award and is a popular stop for tourists and locals alike. Sneem is located on the famous Ring of Kerry and is known as the Knot in the Ring. Just ten minutes drive away is the Blue Flag beach at White Strand, whilst the nearby town of Kenmare offers beautiful coastlines to explore, winding streets and interesting boutiques, while the coastal town of Waterville is only a short drive away, and provides a great day out for all the family. Parknasilla Hotel with its spa and golf course, and Derrynane Beach, are within easy reach, or try walking on the famous Macgillycuddy Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland, with notoriously rugged terrain to conquer, or make the short journey to Killarney National Park, where beauty abounds.