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Kinsale, 2 Bed holiday apartment, stunning harbour views

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

Kinsale, Ardbrack Heights, waterfront, large balcony 2 double bedrooms

This wonderfully sunny holiday apartment is located in Kinsale's prestigious Ardbrack Heights in the village of Scilly, a ten-minute walk outside the town of Kinsale. The huge floor to ceiling, wall-to-wall windows allow amazing sea views from the master bedroom (breakfast in bed with a sea view!) and the entire sitting room/dining area. Outside, the sheltered balcony, which runs the entire width of the accommodation, is perfect for a relaxing drink whilst watching the sunset or the busy harbour activity.

The two bedrooms sleep four comfortably and the newly refurbished modern kitchen is fully fitted and ideal for a self catering holiday.

The only sounds you can hear from this property are on the water or the bird song, yet a short ten-minute stroll brings you into Kinsale centre. Kinsale is a popular holiday resort for Irish and foreign tourists which is known for its many gourmet restaurants and excellent leisure activities including yachting, sea angling, and golf.

Kinsale - sedate: Not only does this town lay claim to being the oldest town in Ireland, but it is also renowned internationally for the number and quality of restaurants in the town. It is hailed as the gourmet capital of Ireland, with no shortage of pubs and restaurants to suit every taste. However relaxed or active you wish to be on your holiday Kinsale allows you to take things at your own pace.

Kinsale - Active: Sailing, Harbour Trips, Fishing and whale watching, Golf, Horse Riding, Shooting, Archery, Paintball, Windsurfing and water sports - Walking and Historical Visits - Museums and Forts Leisure - Pottery Workshops - Readings - Taxi and bus tours.

Kinsale History: The Battle of Kinsale, fought in 1601 between a combined Spanish, an Irish force and English armies, was a turning point in Irish history. The harbour is guarded by two very fine star-shaped fortresses built in the 17th century: Charles Fort is well worth a visit (guided tours). See also the old Courthouse, now a museum; St Multose Church, built in the 13th century and still in use, and 'French Prison', the 16th century Desmond Castle. There is a signposted tourist trail to this fascinating town with a guide booklet. Take a trip too to the Old Head of Kinsale for magnificent cliff scenery. It was off here that the Lusitania was sunk in 1915 with a loss of over 1,500 lives.

More Details

Minnie Lucey
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Ardbrack, Ireland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 635 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Power shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The large and airy master bedroom has a combined TV/DVD and magnificent sea views.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
A complimentary welcome pack of basic groceries will be waiting for your arrival!

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Kinsale, 2 Bed holiday apartment, stunning harbour views
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews

Really Good Kinsale Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Apartment 2A is a very well maintained two bedroom apartment overlooking Kinsale harbour. The location is wonderful, and the apartments' fully glassed living and main bedroom afford superb views.

The apartment is very well equipped, and comfortable.

We will definitely use this again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Lebanon, NH, USA

Walkable to everything and world class views make this location ideal for Kinsale holiday makers.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderfully located above the Scilly Walk, this two bed / one bath has big views over the harbor and the town. Walkable to The Spaniard Pub and The Bulman Pub...... and to the whole of Kinsale, the location can't be beat. Waking up to gleaming water views is very enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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A little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was the end of our fabulous European holiday, and what a perfect way to end it. We had great communication with Minnie (at one point, we thought she was responding in the middle of the night but she was actually in Australia, answering our questions). We opened the door, and there before us to the right was the harbor and town center, and to the left the bay and the Atlantic. Gorgeous! (Or, as the Irish would say, “Lovely” or “Brilliant” or “Grand”.) The apartment was very clean; it is spacious, organized, and comfortable. It was a most welcome joy to find basic grocery staples provided for us. We did not have a car, but we could easily walk to Fort Charles, the town center for shopping, and to some very good pubs / restaurants. It is relaxing, peaceful, calming, and an amazing place to stay. We can barely wait to be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so lovely to hear that you had a brilliant time in Kinsale and our apartment. Luckily I had bought an Australian sim card for my phone so being on holidays myself didn't cause an issue responding to online queries. I believe there were dolphins in the harbour whilst you were there I do hope you had an opportunity to see them. I would be delighted to welcome you back and offer returning guests 10% off future bookings as an added incentive.
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Wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

We are just back from a lovely stay at Ardbrack Heights, a 10 minute walk from Kinsale centre and has easy parking.

The flat was very clean, quiet, comfortable, well equipped and uncluttered.

The welcome basic groceries were much appreciated as we arrived at midnight.

The views from the living area, terrace and main bedroom are a delight.

During our stay we had to contact the owner, Minnie, a couple of times and she got back to us in a question of minutes.

We are frequent visitors to Kinsale and this accommodation has now become our favourite. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your trip to Kinsale. Returning guests are offered a 10% discount and rates for 2016 will remain the same. Minnie
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Fantastic view and ideal stay....

  • 5 of 5

The views were even better than the pictures convey--we've been to over a dozen countries, and we've never stayed in a lovelier location. Kinsale is my favorite place in Ireland--having lived in the country for a year--and this is a great location for enjoying the town. The Spaniard has excellent food, and it's a nice walk (down Breakheart Hill) to everything else that Kinsale has to offer. I can't imagine staying anywhere else when we return next time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Fabulous apartment with amazing views.

  • 5 of 5

Kinsale is a beautiful town and this apartment is ideal to enjoy it all. A spacious, well equipped apartment with the most amazing views - I could have sat all day enjoying it. Well equipped with a very helpful owner and so nice to receive the welcome pack on arrival. A short walk into town, but a steep climb on the way back - great to work off all the delicious food you will eat!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
27 Kilometres
Ringaskiddy, Cork
Nearest Train
29 Kilometres
Cork City
Nearest Beach
3.8 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Amazing waterfront location in Ardbrack Heights, Scilly, Kinsale. Kinsale is a popular holiday resort, which is known for its many gourmet restaurants and excellent leisure activities including yachting, sea angling, and golf. The town is also rich in culture with its art galleries and first class school of English


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Ardbrack, County Cork

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
off peak
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
23 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Nightly Rate
24 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Off peak
8 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

A refundable security deposit of 200 Euro is extra to the rental cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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