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Seal Rock Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Kenmare, County Kerry
A 1400 sq ft, stone cottage in a stunning location in County Kerry and with one acre of grounds leading to the water's edge, a terrace and private beach.

Seal Rock Cottage has panoramic views of the ocean, islands and mountains. Situated on Rossmore Island, County Kerry it is connected to the famous Ring of Kerry by an ancient stone bridge.
The interior has been designed by Andrew Burch, the much acclaimed Welsh Interior Designer and consists of a sitting room with library and open log fire, a garden room with cast iron stove, a surround sound home entertainment system and stunning views over the water. And a dining area, a luxury kitchen fully equipped with Siemens American style fridge/freezer, Siemens dishwasher and Zanussi stainless steel oven and hob. The laundry room contains a Siemens washing machine and separate tumble dryer...
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Listing #HL50812
About the Owner
Jane M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2008
Interaction with guests
If you have any questions about activities etc then contact Jane Madigan who is happy to help. There is a guest information folder at Seal Rock Cottage that includes suggested outings and excursions. Also there is a large selection of leaflets promoting local attractions etc
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This cottage is just as beautiful as the photos show. We arrived on a damp, grey day and were immediately cosy in the lovely lounge and library. When the skies cleared the view was magnificent. In then early morning the hares came to nibble the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank lawd
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic few days at this wonderful cottage. It is in simply the most idyllic location with big skies and wonderful views over the water. It offers genuine tranquility interrupted by nothing but the local wildlife including sea otters and seals swimming just...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Rod L
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

What a fabulous week. Seal Rock Cottage was as beautiful as expected. We love Kenmare and the surrounding area and had been really looking forwarded to our stay and it certainly didn't let us down. What a peaceful little haven it is. Only the sound...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank lynandnige
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The guest bedroom has two single beds that can be converted into one King size. Please specify preference at booking.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We're sorry but we cannot accept bookings that include children under the age of 16. No pets either. The cottage is strictly no smoking. If the weather is warm during your stay...
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: C$455 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
WE ARE SORRY BUT WE ARE NOT ABLE TO TAKE CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN OR SOLO ADULT GROUPS UNDER THE AGE OF 25.NB: Arrivals post 3pm Saturdays. Departures pre 10am Saturdays. Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion. Rates for Easter, Christmas and New Year weeks will be €2000. Rates can be paid by Euro bank transfer to the owner's account at the Bank of Ireland, Kenmare or with credit card via the secure Paypal system to be found on our web site. 25% of the rental is payable at booking. The balance plus a refundable damages deposit of euro;300 is payable 6 weeks before the booking date. The damages deposit will be refunded within 14 days of the property being vacated provided there have been no damages during your stay. STRICTLY NO SMOKING WITHIN THE PROPERTY. Failure to adhere to the no smoking policy will result in a charge of euro;300 to dry clean curtains and rugs. The cottage is rented to include all bedding, towels, kitchenware, electricity, interne... more
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About the neighbourhood
The villages of Sneem and Kenmare are both nearby, as is Parknasilla, just ten minutes away. Local facilities include a golf course. This is the most majestic section of the 'Ring of Kerry', and the cottage is ideally placed for touring the area. Sneem is one of the most colourful, picturesque villages in Ireland with rainbow coloured shops, providing good amenities for provisions, Quills Irish linen and six pubs serving fine fare for guests who choose not to cook.
Getting around
Due to the rural location of Seal Rock Cottage, it is essential to have a car. Sneem is the nearest town which is about a 15 minute drive and Kenmare is about a 20 minute drive.Car hire is available at all the airports.
There is a local taxi service which will also arrange tours of the area - more details are available on request.
There is a train station at Killarney with links to Dublin. A bus service runs from Kenmare to Cork City.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kerry (Cork has more connections): 48.0 km
Railway: Killarney: 30.0 km
Ferry: Cork: 110.0 km
By plane to Kerry Airport (1 hour) or to Cork (2 hours). Ferries from Fishguard or Pembroke dock to Rosslare. Rosslare is 4 hours away by car and Cork just under 2 hours. Car hire available at all airports
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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