Photos Mollys Cottage
- central heating
- children accepted
- cooking facilities
- cot and highchair
- gardens available
- linen provided, free or for hire
- open fireplace
- pets not welcome
- private parking available
- tea / coffee making facilities
- towels provided, free or for hire
- washer / dryer
- beach nearby
- canoeing and kayaking nearby
- climbing nearby
- cycle hire / cycling / mountain biking nearby
- diving nearby
- fishing nearby
- golfing nearby
- hiking / walking route nearby
- horse riding nearby
- ideal touring base
- lake nearby
- pub and shops nearby
- sailing nearby
- sea views
Newly restored, stone built self-catering holiday home on a 12 acre Shorefront Farm on the stunning and unspoiled Ring of Beara, Beara Peninsula, West Cork. Sleeps up to 6, with bedrooms on the 2nd. floor - see Section on 'Accomodation" below for additional details on layout. Central heat and open firoeplace. This Waterfront Rental Cottage adjoins a pebble Strand with spectacular views of Ardgroom Harbour, Kenmare Bay and the surrounding Caha Mountains - a place to get away from it all. 150 yards from Pallas Pier, which is used by fishing and recreation boats. Short walk to 2 small sandy Beaches - from which Seals can be seen at certain times (from the Strand in front of the Cottage turn left for a few hundred yards, then turn right on to a small peninsula and the Beaches are on the East side). Also see Seashells along the Strand and the Beaches. Fresh Water and Sea/Rock Fishing, Caves, and Hill Walking oppertunities available locally - within a few hundred yards to 3 miles from the Cottage. Golfing, Deep Sea Fishing, Sightseeing Cruises, Dive & Sailing Centers, Water Sports, Horse Riding & Riding School and unique Gardens are in a 6 to 20 mile range. Archaeological sites in Ardgroom and throughout the Peninsula. Arts & Crafts. There are also Booklets in the Cottage that contain additional information about the Cottage, the above activities and on the local area. Additional details on these and other activities are also in the Section 'Amenities, Activities, Road Trips' below - suitable for both local exploring and day trips. Pets allowed.
COTTAGE: Open plan living room/kitchen. Sitting room with couch. One open sleeping loft over living room with 2 single beds and a bunk bed. Second open sleeping loft over sitting room with a double bed. The couch in the sitting room also has a pull-out bed. Sleeps up to 6. The sleeping lofts are separated by a stone wall. Travel Cot, Child Bed, Child Safety Gate, and Baby Chair available. Cooker, Fridge/Freezer, Microwave, Toaster, Electric Coffee Maker, Electric Kettle, Washer and Dryer. Drying Rack, Clothes Line, Iron & Ironing Pad, and Hair Dryer available. Bathroom with Shower. Central heat, and open Fireplace. Radio and CD Player available.
ANNEX: Also, there is a small one bedroom Annex adjacent to the Cottage with a double bed, an inflatable child bed, a small bathroom with shower and a small kitchen area. The kitcken has a stove, fridge/freezer, sink, coffee maker and electric kettle. The Annex can be rented in conjunction with the Cottage at an additional rent - thus sleeping 8 in total. The Annex can also be rented separately.
Ardgroom Village is 2 miles away and has a Shop, Post Office, ATM, and Cafe/Deli - with Internet (all in the same premises), a Pub, and Restaurant (Summer). Eyeries Village, 5 miles away, also has a Restaurant. Kenmare, Co. Kerry, 22 miles away has many restaurants and cafes. Castletownbere, our local Town, 10 miles away, also has some restaurants and cafes, a bank, a Tourist Office, supermarket (with ATM), fish shop, and many other shops. In addition to the fish shop in the Town, Lobster and other fish are available at Shellfish de la Mer a short distance east of the Town. Castletownbere also has several pubs that serve food, including the historic McCarthy's Bar. Some of the the pubs also have live music. The Town has a picturesque fishing port - from which there is also leisure Deep Sea Fishing.
On the Farm see cows, calves, rabbits. Sea/Rock fishing, Caves and Hill Walking oppertunities are within a few hundred yards from the Cottage. The Cottage is a short distance from the beautiful Beara Way Walking Trail which runs along cliffs overlooking the waterfront, and from which there is a panaramic view of the Kenmare Bay and the Kerry Mountains streching from the Atlantic Ocean to Kenmare. Sea/Rock Fishing nearby, close to the Beara Way. Fresh Water Fishing in Glenbeg Lake 3 miles away.
There is Horse Riding and a Riding School in Urhan about 6 miles away (past Eyeries Village). There are unique Gardens in two picturesque locations, both by the Seaside - Lauragh, Co. Kerry, 7 miles away (at Derreen Gardens) and in Glengarriff, Co. Cork, about 25 miles away (in Garnish Island). West Cork Sailing & Powerboat Center is about 15 miles away in Adrigole, Co. Cork, and Canoes and Kayacks can be rented here as well. In Adrigole there is also a Waterfall - at the foot Hungry Hill. There is another Waterfall in Gleninchiquin, Co. Kerry, 16 miles away - off the Kenmare road. Boat Trips, Sailing, Canoeing/Kayaking, and other water sports are at Star Outdoors 18 miles away at Dawros, Co. Kerry, on the Kenmare road (near Kenmare) - there is a Pub and Restaurant overlooking the Waterfront at this facility also.
Allihies, 15 miles away, has a beach and arts & crafts. Off the tip of the Peninsula at 20 miles is historic Dursey Island which can be reached by Cable Car. Another historic location is Bere Island and can be visited using the Ferry from Castletownbere or by the Ferry from Furious Pier about 3 miles east of the Town. 38 miles to historic Bantry House & Gardens. Killarney National Park & Lakes/Muckross Castle & Gardens is about 40 miles away.
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