Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 12747)

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside

The property

Ballinskelligs 1 mile. This bright and airy detached cottage sits in a rural position, just one mile from the popular seaside destination of Ballinskelligs. Found on the spectacular Skellig Ring, within easy reach of the celebrated Ring of Kerry, this cottage near Ballinskelligs provides friends and families with a comfortable, well-placed touring base for discovering this fascinating area. With three cosy bedrooms, this family-friendly cottage near Ballinskelligs offers a comfortable place to rest your head after a busy day exploring. From the sitting room you can relax and absorb the fantastic, far-reaching views that sweep across the surrounding greenery towards the sea. This welcoming area offers the opportunity to dine together, snuggle beside the warming multi-fuel stove, or step through the sliding patio doors to enjoy an alfresco feast on a sunny day. Children of all ages will love this thoughtfully-designed Kerry cottage, with the games room complete with a snooker table, and the spacious, well-kept lawns fully enclosed and gated, so adults can rest assured as the little ones play safely. Ballinskelligs, just one mile away, is alive with a captivating culture and history, with its beautiful coastline offering a Blue Flag beach, perfect for water sports and swimming, plus the chance to take a boat trip to the nearby Skellig Islands, which are littered with the remains of fascinating, early Christian relics. Discover this striking, rugged coastline by foot, bike or car, with its mountains and wild scenery hiding numerous undisturbed beaches. There are many nearby golf courses within easy driving distance, including those at Waterville, Glenbeigh, Killarney and Tralee. Visit the nearby town of Cahersiveen for its selection of interesting craft and gift shops, pubs and restaurants, and the excellent opportunities for horse riding, angling, mountain climbing and many more outdoor adventures. Return to your charming Ballinskelligs cottage at the end of a busy day, and marvel at the beautiful views. A wonderful choice for any group wishing to explore this spectacular area of Ireland.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area & multi-fuel stove
  • Second sitting room with open fire
  • Games room with snooker table
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • One family bedroom with 1 double & 1 single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Electric central heating with multi-fuel stove & open fire
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Satellite, Saorview & DVD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Electricity charged by meter reading
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair


  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with patio & bench
  • Shop, pub & coast 1 mile

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


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

Driving times:

  • Kerry airport - 49 miles; 1hr 17 mins
  • Cork ferry - 102 miles; 2hrs 22 mins


  • Nearest shop; Ballinskelligs, 1 mile
  • Nearest pub; Ballinskelligs, 1 mile
  • Nearest town; Cahersiveen, 10 miles
  • Nearest village; Ballinskelligs, 1 mile

On the doorstep:

  • Skelligs - Two small steep rocky islands on the Iveragh Peninsula
  • Cahersiveen - This popular town has something for everyone
  • Waterville Golf Course - Lovely golf course within easy reach

Day trip:

  • Sneem - A colourful, lively town with great shops and tea rooms, known as the ˜knot in the Ring of Kerry'.
  • Killarney National Park - This large National Park boasts waterfalls, lakes and mountains
  • Killorglin - This lovely town offers lots to see and do, and is well worth exploring