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Fado Cottage Kenmare, Co. Kerry

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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General Information Fado Cottage is a short walk (200 metres), over the Finnihy Bridge, from the centre of the heritage town of Kenmare, yet has a true country atmosphere.  The interior has slate floors and high-beamed ceilings. It has been imaginatively decorated to create a traditional Irish cottage with all modern comforts.  Set in a large lawned garden away from the town and traffic - it is within walking distance of shops, pubs, restaurants and the coast of Kenmare Bay. Accommodation Details  The number of persons stated on the reservation form must not be exceeded.  >2 Double Bedrooms - sleeps 4. >1 Bathroom with bathtub and overhead shower. >Loft/Reading room - there are also 2 single beds in this area-please request on booking-extra charges may apply. >We can provide 1 travel cot ...General Information Fado Cottage is a short walk (200 metres), over the Finnihy Bridge, from the centre of the heritage town of Kenmare, yet has a true country atmosphere.  The interior has slate floors and high-beamed ceilings. It has been imaginatively decorated to create a traditional Irish cottage with all modern comforts.  Set in a large lawned garden away from the town and traffic - it is within walking distance of shops, pubs, restaurants and the coast of Kenmare Bay. Accommodation Details  The number of persons stated on the reservation form must not be exceeded.  >2 Double Bedrooms - sleeps 4. >1 Bathroom with bathtub and overhead shower. >Loft/Reading room - there are also 2 single beds in this area-please request on booking-extra charges may apply. >We can provide 1 travel cot and 1 highchair. >Living room/Dining room with gas stove - very cosy! >Kitchen with electric hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dryer. >Linen and towels supplied. >Hair dryer & ironing equipment. >Television & DVD player. >Patio area >FREE fast wifi! Electric & gas central heating is an additional charge payable to the owner on departure. Electricity is charged at €4 per day High Season (June-September)  €7 per day Low Season (October-May).   SECURITY DEPOSIT A security deposit of €200 euro must be paid in cash to the supervisor on arrival. This will be returned to you providing there have been no breakages or damages. Sorry - no pets allowed. Kenmare is a great base for touring the Ring of Kerry, Ring of Beara, and the Dingle Peninsula amongst many other attractions. Strollers for Rent If you can't fit your stroller (buggy) into your car or your travelling by air you can rent one at Precious Moments,  Kenmare LOCAL ACTIVITIES Kenmare lies approximately 30 minutes drive from a host of sandy beaches and it has a very pretty harbour from where you can swim, fish or take a trip on the 'Seafari Cruise' to view the wildlife in the area. Bike Hire Located in the centre of Kenmare is Finnegan's Bike Hire and Toy Shop Star Sailing & Adventure Centre This new purpose-built Activity Centre and Bar/Restaurant is fast becoming an essential part of a family holiday in Kenmare. The centre itself is situated on the shores of Kenmare Bay and surrounded by the Caha Mountains just a five minute drive from Kenmare Town Centre.  The activities on offer include kayaking, sailing, canoeing, sea kayaking, hillwalking, team games and a Wildlife Safari Cruise on Kenmare Bay. Also on offer are the children's playground, American pedal boats, water trampoline and slide, archery range, soccer pitch with changing facilities and the family walking trail.  Bonane Heritage Park: The Bonane Heritage Park provides visitors with an 1600 metre walk on gravel paths through 5000 years of history while enjoying some breathtaking scenery. Bonane Heritage Park is situated 10Km from Kenmare on the N71 and is open to visitors all year round. Golf Kenmare boasts two super golf courses.  The Ring of Kerry Golf Course is located two miles outside of the town and offers spectacular views of Kenmare Bay from the course itself and also its newly renovated Club House.  Kenmare Golf Club is located in Kenmare Town and follows the shores of Kenmare Bay Estuary.    Angling There are lots of great fishing spots to choose from around Kenmare including Clonee Lake, Kenmare Bay and the Black Valley.  Permits can be obtained locally. Hill Walking The Kerry Way and Beara Way walking routes are ideal for those with an interest in trekking or you could even join the annual summer hike to Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntouhil.  The foothills of the famous MacGillycuddy Reeks are right on Kenmare's doorstep.  Diving Kenmare and its vicinity offers some incredible dive spots and wrecks.  You may even be lucky enough to come across a dolphin or two.  Try-dives are available for beginners and advanced dives for the more experienced.  For more information visit Kenmare Bay Diving. Pony Trekking Pony Trekking is the ideal way to explore the hidden treasures of Kenmare and its hinterland.  Professional lessons are also available for beginners. Other activities in the area include quad biking, pet farms, craft workshops and bicycle hire.  KENMARE Kenmare is known as the jewel in the Ring of Kerry and no wonder with its location between two of the most beautiful touring routes in Europe - the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.  These make for very enjoyable day trips from Kenmare. Kenmare is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the town offers a huge selection of places of historical interest to visit.  Even strolling around the town is itself a pleasure with Kenmare having received awards from Entente Floral and the award for the Tidiest Town in Ireland in the year 2000.  Kenmare was recently awarded the accolade of Ireland's best kept town on the whole island of Ireland and deservedly so! There is a Playground in Kenmare beside Supervalu. This is a 5 minute walk from the Town Centre. DINING & NIGHTLIFE The town of Kenmare, noted for having the cleanest air in Europe, is a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in Ireland.  You really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, from bar food to seafood and a range of other types of excellent restaurants to experience.  The nightlife in Kenmare suits all ages and the hospitality with which you will be greeted is second to none.  There is a great selection of pubs and late night bars to choose from  with many featuring live music from traditional Irish to rock and modern styles. We can provide 1 travel cot and 1 highchair FREE fast wifiMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
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Lisa Argue (Property Manager Dream Ireland Holiday Homes)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Kenmare is a small town located in the South West of Ireland in County Kerry. It is nestled between the towns of Sneem and Killarney and offers areas of outstanding beauty, fine dining to tourists all year round.
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