Ocean View

Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 928159)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

This lovely, detached cottage lies on the outskirts of the County Kerry village of Ballinskelligs, on the Wild Atlantic Way. This coastal cottage offers glorious sea views of Ballinskelligs Bay to the rear and is a comfortable holiday home for families and friends to enjoy in this scenic region. All on the ground floor, the cottage has three bedrooms, where you will be sure to enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. Within this charming cottage is a spacious open plan living area which boasts a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area complete with an open fire for relaxing in front of on cosy nights in. If you fancy a bit of peace and quiet, there is also a separate sitting room which features an electric stove where you can catch up with a good book. Guests can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining on sunny evenings on the outdoor deck as the sun sets over the bay offering stunning vistas. Take the short stroll to the secluded Meelagulleen Beach for a day paddling in the sea and building sandcastles. Just over a mile away is the village of Ballinskelligs, which is home to a good selection of shops and bars, and is famed for its stunning views and coastal scenery. This quiet village is the perfect destination to enjoy the Ring of Kerry and all that is has to offer. There are plenty of attractions and activities within easy reach, including boat trips to the historic Skellig Michael, the Kerry Dark Sky Night Reserve and the McCarthy Mor Tower, together with a 12th century abbey. Long ago, the Skellig monks settled here and called it the nearest thing to heaven. A fabulous location for a family holiday to remember.



Ground floor

  • One king-size double bedroom
  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with…
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area (seats 5) with open fire
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with sofa bed & electric stove


  • Oil central heating with open fire & electric stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Freeview
  • DVD
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for fire included Apr – Oct inclusive, €20 supplement payable directly to caretaker Nov – Mar inclusive
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Private enclosed front & rear lawned gardens with decked area & furniture
  • Shop 5 mins walk
  • Pub 1.5 miles
  • Beach 1.5 miles

About the location


Waterville 8 miles; Portmagee 10 miles; Cahersiveen 10 miles.

Driving times:

  • Kerry Airport - 47 miles; 1 hr 30 mins
  • Cork ferry - 105 miles; 2 hrs 50 mins


  • Nearest shop; 5 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 1.5 miles
  • Nearest town; Waterville, 7 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Beaches - There are many beautiful beaches in the area, both sandy and pebble
  • Skelligs - Two small steep rocky islands on the Iveragh Peninsula

Day trip: