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An Skellig View

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5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Valentia Island, County Kerry
'An Skellig View', a truly stunning 5-bed property standing on historic Valencia Island with dramatic views of Skellig Rock and the fishing village of Portmagee and beyond. In addition to the spacious accommodation with all modern conveniences, the property also features a large enclosed garden with fabulous views and patio area. It has panoramic sea and mountain views. It is built in traditional style with enclosed garden, patio area and garden furniture. It is in a quiet rural setting, at the end of a private road and very suitable for children. 'An Skellig View' is a 5 min walk from the seaside and 4km from a sandy beach. Portmagee fishing village with shops, restaurants, pubs, etc. is 1km away.

GF: lounge/diner, kitchen, utility room, double bedroom, bathroom with shower over bath.
FF: 2 double bedrooms, 1 with ensu...
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Listing #FKN2378283
About the Owner
john m
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

We've had a fantastic experience in this gorgeous house in Valentia Island. The house has perfectly accomodated our family of 10 people (3 generations) and, as stated in the ratings, everything was beyond expectation : John's organization, the house's facilities, the location, the view. The...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Spent a week in Aug and the quality of the house was very high and is perfect for families or groups as its very spacious and private. Set close to Portmagee with stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as Skellig Michael and Bray...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We had the most amazing week in your beautiful house in Valentia. The house is comfortable, clean, cozy and well furnished. We also enjoyed the spacious garden. The weather was good to us too! It's a stunning place and hopefully we'll be back some day....More

Thank tom e
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
    1 Queen
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  • Cleaning fee: R 1 096 / stay - Fee
  • A refundable deposit of €100 is payable on arrival: R 0 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
'Sceilig View', a beautiful new detached holiday home on Valentia Island, has panoramic sea and mountain views. It is built in traditional style with enclosed garden, patio area and garden furniture. It is in a quiet rural setting, at the end of a private road and very suitable for children. 'Sceilig View' is a 5 min walk from the seaside and 4km from a sandy beach. Portmagee fishing village with shops, restaurants, pubs, etc. is 1km away. Valentia Island, just off the scenic Ring of Kerry route, is one of the most beautiful areas of Ireland. Visitors return for its wild beauty, tranquility, hospitality and to explore the island and its history. Relax and breathe the fresh Atlantic breeze, and go home refreshed. The island is linked to the mainland by bridge at Portmagee and in high season by a roll-on, roll-off ferry from Cahersiveen. The island is steeped in history. The Tetrapod fossil footprints - from about 360 million years ago - are among the oldest in the world. The slate quarry has supplied top quality slate all over the world (including London' s Houses of Parliament) since 1816. The first transatlantic cable was laid between Valencia Island and Newfoundland in 1865 - a monument is on the island. The lighthouse dates from 1841. Glanleam House was home of the Knight of Kerry; its sub-tropical gardens are open to the public. Knightstown or Portmagee offer boat trips to the Skelligs' 6th century monastic settlement - a World Heritage Site 12kms offshore. The Skellig Experience is a permanent exhibition of its history, archaeology, birdlife and sealife. On Valencia Island you can enjoy peaceful cliff top walks, shore angling or swim at the secluded beach at Glanleam, 4km. Neighbouring South Kerry has beautiful beaches, mountain walks, water sports, cycling, horse riding, etc. At Portmagee you can watch the fishermen land their catch and sample fresh fish in the local restaurant. Enjoy traditional Irish entertainment in the pub. Knightstown, a pretty seaside village has pubs, restaurants, coffee shops, etc. and car ferry to Cahersiveen, plus sea-angling and diving trips. Ballinskelligs (10km) offers a wonderful blue flag beach, visits to the local chocolate factory and to Cill Rialaig famine village and artists' retreat, with artists from all over the world. Horse riding is available locally. Cahersiveen with its marina and Waterville with its championship golf course and superb fresh water fishing in Lough Currane are 13km. Regattas and seine boat races are held locally in summer. Eating Out: You are spoiled for choice. There are many cafes, pub restaurants and gourmet restaurants with the speciality of fresh seafood. Day Trips: drive the scenic Ring of Kerry route or visit the idyllic town of Kenmare. Killarney National Park has beautiful lakes and mountains, famously abundant flora and fauna and Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntoohil (1,039m.). Killarney offers wide choice in shopping, pubs and restaurants, Muckross House and Muckross traditional farms, the museum of Irish Transport, National Farm Museum and the model railway. Dingle Peninsula makes an ideal day trip, with Dingle Oceanworld and Fungie the Dolphin, a regular visitor to Dingle Bay. Kerry's famous 'Crag Caves' at Castleisland, a million years old, are a colourful wonderland of stalagmites and stalagtites. Tralee's Aquadome waterworld complex is a treat for the family. Ride the steam train from Tralee to Blenerville's 200 year old restored windmill. Nearest International Airport Kerry (65km). Nearest Ferry Port Cork (140km). Nearest Railway Station Killarney ( 65km). NO SMOKING & NO PETS AT THIS PROPERTY. Walking, Fishing, Coastal walks 100 yards.
How to get there
Airport: Kerry: 64.0 km
Railway: Killarney: 64.0 km
Ferry: Cork: 145.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.8 km
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