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Valley View Cottage with elevated, panoramic views.
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Valley View Cottage with elevated, panoramic views.
view from patio at front of cottage
Bedroom in Cottage 4 poster .cosy and romantic
Open Fire in Valley View Cottage (Free Logs Provided)
Comfy Seating in Valley View Cottage
Kitchen of the Cottage
One of the neighbours!
Glenmore Lake near cottage 4 kms
Knockatee country walk 1 km from cottage
Dinish Island on way to cottage 10 kms away
One of the many mountains in Beara
Bridge over the local river, 1 km from cottage
Looking into Rabachs Glen, 1 km from cottage
The valley in front of the cottage
Seals on the Rocks near Garnish Island
View from the top of Knockatee Mountain 3km from cottage
Lighthouse at tip of Mizen Head. Day trip from cottage (spectacular walking area)
knockatee mountain reflected in the water of kilmackilogue harbour
molly gallivans cottage and traditional farm visitor centre day trio from cottage
river sheen on the caha pass day trip from cottage
Unusual rock formation on the Eyeries Loop walking route
Looking towards Bantry Bay from the Priest's leap road
The light house in Bere island ( fantastic walk)
Garnish island off Glengarriff.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Lauragh, County Kerry

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Bassil201...
Saint-Etienne, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Welcome, cottage, care for guest comfort impossible to beat”
Reviewed 17 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Beautiful quiet settting with easy access by car to main towns.
For walkers a paradise - no need to take the car everyday;

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Liked best: The cottage itself
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MOUNTMELLICK LAOIS IRELAND
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Tranquil Cottage”
Reviewed 20 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

The hosts were wonderful from the beginning with a fire and a well earned cup of tea. Very comfortable cottage with stunning views of the mountains. An ideal retreat for a couple who wants a quiet vacation. All amenities in the kitchen and a great base for sight seeing.

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Liked best: the views outside
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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bnbinoz
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A warm , generous welcome”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

What can be said that hasn't already been said about our hosts Eileen and Robert. They are without doubt the most generous welcoming couple that we have rented from, nothing is to much trouble.
The cottage is clean and comfortable with plenty of space, and lots of little extras. We found it a great base for the many walks and drives on the Beara.

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helen w
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“amazing in everyway !”
Reviewed 12 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We had the most amazing holiday here. Mr and Mrs O'Shea are the kindest hosts we have ever rented from. A roaring fire and pot of tea on arrival and really useful advice on places to visit. The cottage was perfect and even though it was very rural, it had quicker internet than we do in Bristol!
It was the perfect location to explore the ring of beara. We went on magnificent walks and even got to see dolphins.
We will definitely be visiting again!

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John L
Ardgroom, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fabulous home from home -we're coming back”
Reviewed 16 February 2014 for a stay in December 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Brilliant welcome from Eileen, with fire burning beautifully and Christmas tree up. Felt like coming home. Snug despite the weather, with plentiful supply of logs for the fire. Marvellous support from Eileen - she even turned up with candles and to check we were OK during the power cut. Beautiful views over the valley and to the mountains in front and to the side, and the four poster bed is an experience not to be missed. We didn't want to leave.

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Liked best: The people who treat us as friends
Liked least: The weather - at this time!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Albert_AU...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Idyllic surroundings, cosy cottage, warm hospitality”
Reviewed 3 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013
3
people found this review helpful

We had a wonderful short stay in the cottage and only wish we could have stayed longer. The hosts were extremely welcoming and helpful from the moment we arrived, and were close at hand for any questions we had. The location is excellent, in a relatively quiet, untouristy corner of County Kerry but very close to plenty of natural and man-made attractions, including mountains, stone circles, coastal scenery, gardens, quaint villages and pubs. The cottage itself is also very comfortable and well-equipped, so you can easily spend a day there without driving anywhere, just sitting by the open fire (plenty of good dry wood provided) and looking out the window over the valley and hills beyond. When the sun's out there is also a great little patio out the front to soak up the sunshine and the spectacular scenery all around.

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Liked best: The owners were a delightful couple and very accommodating
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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John O
Crosby, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
126 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“A get away from it all break”
Reviewed 4 July 2013 for a stay in May 2013
3
people found this review helpful

We wanted a quiet romantic break and have visited this region before. The cottage is very cosy and comfortable and we wanted something small, and this suited us down to the ground. The views from the patio are amazing, and we spent hours sitting outside watching the mountains. The local pub at the pierside is good, and they sell some nice pub food. The other pub we visited was the Sailors Bar a couple of miles away, and that has excellent bar food.

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Liked best: The view from the patio and the local scenery
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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