Rooms with a view
Review Submitted: 13 August 2012
Date of Stay: July 2012
The cottage is located 10 minutes off the main "Ring of Kerry", near the end of a quiet country road. It is wonderfully secluded, with mountains to the rear and an unobstructed view of the sea and the dingle peninsula to the front and sides.
The property was exceptionally clean, and it seems that in terms of things a person may require over the course of a weeks stay (cleaning, cooking, bbq, fuel for the fire etc.) every possibility has already been encountered and provided for. The standard of all the fixtures, fittings, furniture and appliances is impressively high throughout the house.
The living area is a particular highlight of the property. The conservatory/dining room is equipped with a large dining table and 6 reclining chairs with a panoramic view of the coastline from 3 sides. Whether its viewing the sunset on a nice day or staying warm while looking out at wild weather, this bright and congenial room is a highlight of the property.
The kitchen opens onto this room and provides all that one might need to cook anything from a quick breakfast to a full Sunday dinner. There is a huge array of cooking equipment: including food processor, blender, coffee maker and every type of pot, pan and cooking tray. Basics like kitchen foil, cling film, spices, flour, etc. are all provided.
The sitting room has a beautiful traditional fireplace, with logs and turf ready to be used, and this makes for a cosy retreat if the weather is bad or you just want to put your feet up and watch TV, listen to music, play a board game or put on a DVD from the selections provided.
Off the hallway there is a w/c, a large under-stair storage area with anything you may need, and a utility room with all the facilities for washing, drying and ironing clothes.
Up the stairs from the hallway are two bedrooms. One has 2 single beds, the other, larger room has an "Austrian twin" bed. There is a hallway between the rooms with a shared bathroom with w/c and shower.
The main bedroom is on the ground floor and has amazing views from the corner of the house. This room has an en suite bathroom, which is very attractively decorated, containing a w/c and shower.
There is a large deck to the rear of the house, positioned to catch a perfect view of the sunset or have a BBQ.
An enchanting property in a very pretty part of Ireland, a week here in Kerry was not long enough. There is so much to see and do in Kerry, I have just focused on the house itself. Enjoy your stay!
Owner's Response: Hi Karl, I could not have said it any better - but after all - I am only a Germerman. Thanks for the nice review. It is always a pleasure to have guests that like to look back on their holiday with feeling as fond as yours.
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