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Croi na gCnoc

Croí na gCnoc  Valentia Island
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16 reviews
Croí na gCnoc  Valentia Island
View from Gallery window
Upstairs triple bedroom
Comfortable lounge with stunning views
View from triple bedroom
Imposing entrance hall leading to 1st floor gallery
Upstairs x 2 single beds
Modern open plan kitchen
First floor gallery
Kitchen dining area overlooking patio
Downstairs Bathroom
Upstairs en suite
Croí na gCnoc House
Skellig Michael - Home to early Christian Monks and Luke Skywalker's hide away.
Views from Skellig Michael
Sunset over Valentia Island
Seasonal car ferry from Renard to Valentia
Stormy views of Valentia lighthouse
Evening sunset from Geokawn Mountain
Views from Croi na gCnoc
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Valentia Island, County Kerry
The property is sited on half an acre, on this picturesque Island, and is ideally placed near to the sea. It boasts some of the most spectacular views on the Island and the house has been designed with this in mind.

The nearest (shale) beach is visible and within easy walking distance from the house. Equally the small fishing village of Portmagee with award winning pubs, restaurants and post office can be reached on foot.

This house provides the opportunity to access the rugged Kerry countryside and an excellent base to tour the famous ring of kerry and beyond.The Island itself offers a wealth of activities including angling, diving, and island cruise charters are available at both Portmagee and Knightstown piers, and you can enjoy the freshly caught seafood in the local restaurants.

Valentia Island is an undiscovered paradise for...
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About the Owner, Marie O
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
On arrival there will be an information booklet with things to do and see on Valentia. I will be available to answer any queries quest may have. I am fully contactable throughout your stay. We want all who visit us at Croi na gCnoc to fully enjoy their holiday with us.
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Excellent - based on 16 reviews
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Reviewed 5 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Management response:

Thank you so much Wayne hope to see you and your lovely family again in the future!!


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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Had a great weekend staying in Marie's house. Marie was so helpful throughout our stay and nothing was too much. House is absolutely fab with great views all round. More than enough bedrooms and bathrooms for the six of us! No doubt We'll definitely be visiting again.

Management response:

Thank you Danielle so glad ye had a good time it was lovely to meet ye. Hopefully we'll see ye back in Valentia some time soon!!


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Reviewed 16 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We have just returned from our stay and it was fantastic. This is a great house with amazing views & lots of space.. we couldn't seem to pick up the wifi while there but this was prob a blessing as we had a great evening of playing board games which I doubt would have happened if we'd had wifi.. marie...

Management response:

Thanks a million Dee it was a pleasure to meet you all and hopefully we'll see ye again some time!!


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The house was constructed and completed in 2008. It is heated with the newest technological geo-thermal hot water/heating system, with under floor heating on the ground floor and radiators heating the upstairs rooms.

The property is furnished to a high standard and comprises of a grand and imposing entrance hall, with a feature open fire. The hall is full height with exposed beams and a first floor galleried seating area with spectacular views from an arched window looking over Portmagee channel to the Kerry mountains.

Access to the main living room, featuring a further open fireplace with panoramic windows capatalising on the spectacular views. Furthermore guests can benefit from Freeview satalite TV, and DVD player.

Leading from the hall is the entrance to the open plan Kitchen/D...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
    2 Fulls
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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.

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30 Sep 2017 -
23 Feb 2018
3 nights
24 Feb 2018 -
21 Apr 2018
3 nights
22 Apr 2018 -
26 May 2018
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Tenancy is Saturday - Saturday from 4pm on day of arrival to 11am on day of departure.
House must be vacated completely clean and tidy.
Christmas, New Year and Bank holidays charged as per high season.Short breaks/weekends/mid-week on application.
Groups of 4 or less please deduct €100 from weekly rate.
Additional Extra's for electricity metered and paid locally in euro.
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About the neighbourhood
Walking anywhere in Valentia is an experience in itself. For the fishing enthusiast, whether deep sea angling or shore fishing is your passion, Valentia is an ideal base. You can hire a boat from Knightstown pier and go deep sea angling.

For a more prersonal service, and to cater for your individual needs boat cruises can be arranged on request.

There are some great places to eat both in Valentia and it's surrounding areas offering varied types of cuisine. The Island offers a wealth of activities and you might consider:-

Hill walking
Golf (Links nearby include Waterville & Killorglin)
Horse riding
Deep-sea angling
World renowned Diving Centre

Skelligs Rocks (Located approx 7 miles out to sea)
No trip to Valentia would be complete without a...
Getting around
Due to the many sites and points of interest on the Wild Atlantic Way it would be useful to have a car so as to include as much sightseeing as possible into your holidaying experience. It is also lovely to have a cycle around the island. Bikes are available locally for rent. There are also guided bus tours running locally which are most enjoyable and informative. You will information on same in your information pack in the house.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cork: 166.0 km
Railway: Tralee: 83.0 km
Ferry: Cork: 166.0 km
Fly to Cork - Valentia Island is 166km ( 103 miles) from the airport.
Fly to Shannon - Valentia Island is 199Km ( 123 miles) from the airport
Fly to Kerry - Valentia Island is 79Km ( 49 miles) from the airport
Cheap flights available from Ryan Air, BMI Baby flying from from Birmingham East Midlands, Stanstead Airports. (Stanstead direct to kerry)
Car hire available from Irish car rental, Dan Dooley, Hertz etc
Ferrys from:-
Holyhead - Dun laoghaire
Fishguard - Rosslaire
Swansea - Cork
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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