Dooncaha Cottage

Tarbert, County Kerry (Ref. 905817)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Parsons

    “The cottage was in excellent condition owners friendly and helpful (lived next ...”

    The cottage was in excellent condition owners friendly and helpful (lived next door)

    The cottage was in excellent condition owners friendly and helpful (lived next door) Not a lot to do in immediate area but was easy driving to a lot of nice attractions across Kerry And Ferry nearby to Clare Would recommend a trip to Scattery Island from Kilrush in Clare

The property

This charming, detached, stone-built cottage is set on a peaceful and quiet lane, just two miles from the lovely village of Tarbert, and the Shannon port in County Kerry.

This wonderful Tarbert cottage was built in the year 1884 and has been lovingly restored to enable it to offer modern comforts, whilst the property still retains its original charm.

With four bedrooms, one with open plan access from the first floor landing, this property is ideal for families and offers a homely and comfortable base for those wishing to discover all that County Kerry has to offer.

The well-equipped kitchen is the ideal place for guests who want to prepare wonderful meals for everyone to enjoy together, whilst re-capping all of the fantastic activities enjoyed throughout the busy day exploring Kerry.

After your tasty meal, why not retire to the welcoming sitting room to relax with a drink whilst planning what fun-filled activities you can experience on the rest of your enchanting holiday in Ireland.

Outside your Tarbert cottage is a well-maintained, rear garden where you can enjoy alfresco dining and spending lazy afternoons together and where the children in your party can play safely.

Tarbert is a friendly village with a strong sense of tradition and offers pubs and shops where guests can browse for souvenirs to remind them of their trip.

From the village of Tarbert, you can explore the Wild Atlantic Way, which is one of the most famous and culturally rich coastal routes in the world, or why not relax and enjoy a ferry ride across the lovely Shannon Estuary to the beautiful and rugged County Clare?

Here you can travel around the Loop Head Peninsula where you can see its well known lighthouse.

For those who would like to travel a little further, the Cliffs of Moher are a fantastic sight to behold and well worth visiting to see why they are the most visited natural attraction in Ireland.

Listowel is a lively town and is only a short drive away from your cottage near Tarbert.

The town is home to many shops and eateries and there is also a local racecourse which has two meetings every year; a wonderful reason for dressing up for this fantastic day out.

The whole of County Kerry, and everything it has on offer, are waiting to be explored and this comfortable cottage near Tarbert is a wonderful base.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x single, 1 x ground floor single
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 4)
  • Sitting room with electric stove
  • First floor sitting area (seats 3).
  • Oil central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Saorview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and harbour 2 miles
  • Note: There is not a door separating one first floor bedroom from the sitting area
  • Note: There is limited headroom in the first floor sitting area and bedroom.

About the location


Listowel 11 miles; Tralee 27 miles.

The lovely coastal village of Tarbert is wonderfully situated on a gentle slope overlooking one of the prettiest parts of the River Shannon, 11 miles from Listowel, in colourful County Kerry. Edged by deciduous woodland and the Shannon Estuary, Tarbert offers numerous scenic and woodland walks, together with great angling opportunities and a range of shops and pubs, plus the village is located along the Wild Atlantic Way. Here you can experience one of the widest, most enchanting and culturally rich coastal touring routes in the world, and wherever you travel along the Wild Atlantic Way, you’ll find magic, adventure, history and beauty in abundance. Enjoy a relaxing day’s bathing at nearby Ballybunion, renowned for the most beautiful sandy beaches in North Kerry or why not take in a round of golf in one of Ballybunion’s two world class links golf courses? Take the short ferry crossing at Tarbert to Killimer and discover the striking Cliffs of Moher and the mysterious Aillwee Caves, along with Doolin Ferry and Aran Island cruises and all Clare has to offer. Known as the Literary Capital of Ireland and famous for its horse racing festival, nearby Listowel, with its myriad of fascinating architecture, boasts fine shops and restaurants aplenty, together with an immaculate golf course. Enjoy a day’s angling in the nearby River Feale which is one of the most outstanding salmon and sea trout rivers in Ireland. With Killarney only 60 minutes from Tarbert, you can enjoy all this beautiful town has to offer, with the Ring of Kerry and Ireland’s highest peak, Carrantuohill, all on your doorstep. With the Kerry County Museum, the National Folk Theatre and the celebrated Jeannie Johnston maritime experience at nearby Tralee, there's plenty to see and do at this fabulous location.

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