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Cottage by the sea, over harbour and Kenmare Bay

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Birds-eye view of house and Collorus Point
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Birds-eye view of house and Collorus Point
Hilltop Cottage, front
Hilltop Cottage, Easter time
Kitchen
Dining/sitting room
Living room
Bedroom
Traditional window
The new bathroom
From the patio
Summer view from house
From the patio
Collorus Harbour with Hilltop Cottage
Collorus and Killmacilogue Harbours
Autumn view from Hilltop Cottage
Full moon, Collorus Harbour
Yard
Kitchen garden
Mimi
Hilltop garden
Bonnie Rose with chick
Hilltop Birds
April bloom at Derreen Garden
Allihies
Gleninchiquin Park
Cods Head
Sunset in March from Collorus
Cod's Head Allihies
Light House Bere Island
From the top of Knockatee, Lauragh.
Out on an excursion to Sherkin Island.
Our little rescued deer being released to the wild.
Colette, your host with Fifi, Foxy and Timmy.
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Overview
Farmhouse -
1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 3
Lauragh, County Kerry
This traditional, organic farmhouse, built of stones around 1890, has recently been completely restored. It occupies a quiet, secluded and elevated coastal location over Collorus Harbour and Kenmare Bay.
The guests have a patio facing the sea, a flower and herb garden, a built-in barbecue. It is friendly for toddlers. This is an organic farm where the owner grows flowers, herbs and vegetables and keeps hens. Smoking is allowed on the patio. All front windows have a sea and mountain view. You can enjoy the spectacular sea views while cooking, dining, sitting by the fire, in bed or even lying in the bath!
It is a perfect romantic retreat with ever changing sea and hill views.
The seashore and beach for safe swimming are 200 meters away.
The Beara Way runs parallel to the house.
Hilltop Cottage is located on the WILD ATLANTIC WAY.

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Listing #HL25779
About the Owner
Colette M
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I live close by and will assist you if you wish. Having been in this part of the world for the past 27 years, I have a fair knowledge of the environment and can give you tips for your outings.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This cottage and everything around it is simply amazing!! The location, the equipment of the house and especially the lovely owner Colette and her animals really make a holiday-dream come true! We had a wonderful, relaxing but also eventful stay and we will definitely come...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colette is a fantastic host, the cottage felt like a home coming. The views were stunning, we had a perfect holiday! Colette, again our thanks for all!

Thank Ien H
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cottage, lovely welcome! Colette is a great host! The views...spectaculair! Really really recommended!

2  Thank Ien H
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please respect my house as your own. Thank you.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
$69
€60
$458
€400
Sep 15, 2018 -
Sep 20, 2018
Special offer
5 nights
$80
€70
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Sep 22, 2018 -
Nov 5, 2018
End of season
4 nights
$80
€70
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Mar 30, 2019 -
Apr 26, 2019
End of season
7 nights --
$458
€400
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars 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
• Electricity and oil charged at cost price (meter reading)
• Cleaning included
• Towels and bed linen provided
.>• . 100 Euros deposit to be paid at arrival for potential breakage costs.
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About the neighborhood
Collorus Point/Lauragh is a hilly peninsula with a sheltered harbour, on the north coast of the Beara Peninsula, close to the Kerry/Cork border, on the WILD ATLANTIC WAY. Derreen Gardens and woods, Glanmore and Cloonee Lakes, Gleninchiquin waterfall, Ring of Beara, the Healy Pass leading to Glengarriff, Castletownbere, Allihies and Dursey Island are all nearby. Beara is an extremely scenic area with pretty villages and stunning sea views around every corner. The area is ideal for walking, water sports, touring, golfing and fishing. You can step into the Beara Way (206 km walking trail) near the house. Boat trips organised from Kenmare. There are many archeological sites nearby. Lovely cafés and pub with food and music are available locally.
Getting around
Collorus Point is remote and you will need a car to travel.
Some guests bring their bicycles and explore Beara cycling.
Others prefer to walk. There are many options on Beara.
Cannoeing is also an option!
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kerry: 44.7 mi
Railway: Killarney: 37.3 mi
Ferry: Cork: 74.6 mi
Visitors can fly into Kerry, Cork or Shannon, all of which are within a reasonable drive of the house. Ryan Air does cheap flights into Kerry airport. The nearest town is the heritage town of Kenmare on the Ring of Kerry.
• From Kenmare take the R571 in the direction Castletownbere.
• Follow the road for 25 km to Lauragh. Pass the church and Post Office. Continue on the R571 for another 5 km. On the top of the hill with Collorus Harbour below right, turn right at the top of the hill onto Collorus Point
• Keep going for 300 metres. As you start to go down hill, take the first turning on the left and the cottage can be seen on the right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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