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St Finian's Bay Cottage

Ballinskelligs, County Kerry (Ref. 15299)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Sue

    “This cottage is warm and comfortable.”

    It has everything you may need and feels very much like a home. Fabulous views of the coastline. People in the village friendly and helpful.

    It has everything you may need and feels very much like a home. Fabulous views of the coastline. People in the village friendly and helpful.

    - Sue, September 2023


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2) and dining area (seats 4)
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine in utility room, TV with Freeview, radio, selection of books
  • WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Small front lawned garden, rear raised lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles.

The property

This detached, single-storey cottage is situated four miles from popular Ballinskelligs, in lovely County Kerry.

Boasting all-encompassing sea views, this simple yet homely Ballinskelligs cottage offers everything you need to have an enjoyable and relaxing holiday.

It is ideal for a family or a group of friends, with the use of three bedrooms, two of which are twins, making convenient sleeping accommodation.

The open fire in the sitting room of this cottage near Ballinskelligs will afford you a cosy night in, warming you after a busy day taking in the sea air.

Unwind in the south-facing garden, where the views and clean air promote a feeling of tranquillity.

The rugged Kerry coastline is only half a mile away, so why not take a wander down to explore the scenery a little closer?

Walkers will be happy as rambling and hillwalking are available from your front door at this Ballinskelligs cottage.

Also close by is a chocolate factory, a novel treat to brightenthe eyes of the young and sweet-toothed.

Ballinskelligs offers beautiful Blue Flag beaches which make a perfect destination for watersports, sea fishing and boat trips.

Horse riding, cycling and golfing are also close by.

With the interesting pubs, shops and restaurants of Ballinskelligs within easy access, you'll be close enough for a little retail therapy or a tempting night out enjoying Kerry's culture.

Make the most all the diverse activities and sights that County Kerry has to offer, and then retire back to your Ballinskelligs cottage, a perfect homely haven.

About the location


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

Located on the magnificent Skellig Ring between Waterville and Valentia Island, on the forthcoming Wild Atlantic Way, with wild rugged coastlines, scattered islands, vast mountains and high passes, the seaside area of Ballinskelligs sits on the attractive Ballinskelligs Bay and is an Irish-speaking area with a unique history and culture. Once the land base for the monks of Skellig Michael, the surrounding area has numerous prehistoric and early Christian ruins along its shores. The area is renowned for its miles of golden beaches and turquoise waters and offers excellent swimming and watersports on the Blue Flag beach, along with boat trips to the Skelligs, walking in the Ballinskellig/Bolus Head Loop and cycling. A visit to the Skelligs Chocolate Factory is a must! There are plenty of world class golf courses nearby, Waterville has an 18-hole championship golf course, just nine miles away, there's also Dooks Golf Links at Glenbeigh, and those at Killarney and Tralee. With a mini-market, a pub and a restaurant in the village of Dungegan, pub/restaurant on the seafront in Ballinskelligs and restaurants in Portmagee, Waterville and Cahersiveen, this is a perfect base for a family holiday by the sea!