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Perfect Peaceful Getaway Cottage on the Wild Atlantic Way - 2 Kerford Cottages



Updated: 23-Oct-2016
Two cottages both with their own driveway, entrances and garden area

Our cottages are on the South Western part of the Wild Atlantic Way, Kerry has been selected as the first Gold-Tier Dark Sky Reserve in the northern hemisphere - brilliant for star gazers!

If you are looking for the perfect get away then we are probably what you are looking for. Our cottages are out of town so you are guaranteed peace and tranquility whilst breathing in the spectacular views from inside or outside.

Kerford Cottages offer a very high standard of comfort and convenience, privately owned and run by the owners giving all guests a truly personal service . Lounge with traditional style fireplace and multi fuel stove, colour television with satellite, spectacular views overlooking Kenmare Bay and surrounding countryside. Kitchen/dining area with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine/tumble drier, iron and hair dryer. Bathroom fitted with electric power shower, wash handbasin and W.C.

Outside is a decking area to sit, relax and take in the breath taking views of Kenmare Bay and surrounding Mountains, or on an evening sit out here and enjoy a barbeque!

Bedlinen and towels included. Wi-Fi available.

Please note: Smoking is only permitted outside of the cottage.

Neither of our cottages are wheelchair friendly or suitable for people with limited mobility.

Water Sports: A new watersports centre, pub and restaurant ils situated half mile from the cottage - canoeing, kayaking, hill walking etc.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage 2 Kerford Cottages, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

2, Kerford Cottage has lounge with traditional open fireplace with a multi fuel stove, satellite tv, panoramic views of Kenmare Bay. Kitchen/dining area with microwave, washer/drier, electric oven and hob, fridge etc. 2 bedrooms, l double, 1 twin, both fully furnished. Bathroom with bath and power shower over, wash hand basin and W.C. Wi-Fi available to guests. Smoking only allowed outside of the cottage.

We guarantee you won't be disappointed staying in this beautiful area!

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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31 Reviews

based on 31 holidaymaker reviews


A perfect place

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the area. The cottage was in a beautiful setting, very well appointed and immaculate and fully met our expectations. There was plenty to see and explore in this part of Kerry and we had some great walks as well as visiting historic sites. Kerford Cottage provides a great base for exploring the Ring of Beara and the Ring of Kerry and the local town of Kenmare offered a good mix of shops and places to eat out. Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful and we hope to return at some future date.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super cottage

  • 5 of 5

An excellent cottage, with views to die for. It was very clean and compact and well equipped, actually better than it looked on the website. Margaret, the owner was very helpful and was next door should problems arise. I would not hesitate to recommend this property and hope to return some time in the future. The cottage is right on the ring of Beara and we thought it was more scenic than the ring of Kerry, plus you had the roads to yourself. If you love seafood, as we do, Star seafoods, 5 minutes down the road, sells the freshest and cheapest fresh fish we've had in a long time. Overall a great stay, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and homely

  • 5 of 5

I was met by the owners (Margaret) and was welcomed.I must add that this was earlier than the normal check in times which made the journey a lot pleasurable. Margaret saw that I was tired after a long journey so she quickly ran through all the details of the property , all of which were in a folder for me to read later . Settling in was easy as the property was very comfortable and straight forward. All the facilities were brilliant especially the lovely shower. We had a great stay at the property which is in a beautiful area of Ireland.I never saw Margaret until my last day although she wasn't far away if I needed something. Having explained that I had to leave early the next day she said that was ok and explained the arrangements for leaving the key to the property.

I would definitely recommend this area and property to friends and family. Thanks Margaret.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The location is so beautiful,verry clean,super view to the see.

The costumer service was ok.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kerford Cottage No. 2

  • 4 of 5

Kerford cottage is a nice place to explore the southwest landscape of Ireland. It was very clean and we enjoyed our stay, but the WiFi-access wasn't so good. There's only one room - the living room - where we could use the eithernet. Maybe the router is in the main house an it's to far away for the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to hear you thought the wi-fi was disappointing but I'm afraid there is nothing we can do about this - the router is in your cottage above the lounge ceiling but as I explain to all our guests our signal is picked up from the Mast from over the Bay - now usually this will be good enough for both cottages and ourselves to use but in peak times - i.e. July/August it does struggle - but we DO get a service and it is offered to our guests free of charge. I do not think, living in rural Ireland we will ever be in a position to offer super-fast broadband!! The compensation to this of course is the beauty of this area that we live in! Kindest regards, Margaret
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Great "summer" holidays

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a peaceful and silent spot to relax, you best choose this one.

Here you will find a nice and lovely place to stay in the heart of coastal Kerry.

Situated a few km outside of Kenmare a bit uphill with a nice view over Kenmare bay. In the village itself you should find everything needed for daily routine - pubs, various stores (such as Aldi, LIDL, SuperValu), souvenir shops, ...

The cottage is tastefully furnished, nothing is missing and all in best order.

We stayed for 12 nights and had time enough to explore the fantastic landscape from Mizen Head up to the Dingle Peninsula.

Contact in the preparation of our stay at Kerford Cottage (booking, directions, etc.) with the kind and helpful owner was no problem.

For this location we dont't hestitate to express an explicit recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : kerry at 40 Miles Nearest Ferry : cork at 65 Miles Nearest Train : killarney at 30 Miles Nearest Beach : at 1 Miles Car: necessary

A quiet and peaceful setting with one of the best breathtaking views overlooking Kenmare Bay, the MacGillycuddy Reeks and Caha Mountains. Situated 7kms from Kenmare - known as the jewel on the Ring of Kerry, one of the most attractive towns in Ireland, which bustles with over 30 restaurants, bars and craft shops and a host of activities for your enjoyment. Touring the surrounding areas from Kerford is a pleasure not to be missed. The famed Ring of Kerry with its breathtaking views is complimented by the equally majestic Ring of Beara. Short enchanting drives to places like Gleninchaquin Falls, Cloonee Lakes, Dereen Gardens, Healy Pass, Glengariff, Garnish Island and the Caha Pass will all leave lifelong memories. Kenmare boasts an excellent 18hole golf course and also the Ring Of Kerry Golf and Country Club. Fishing the many rivers and lakes, or even deep-sea angling, will prove to be rewarding. Our cottages are on the Wild Atlantic Way so if you are doing the journey we are a good destination for the South West part of it.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Autumn 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Future guests please note:- Payments must be made on the due dates, failure to do so after three email reminders will result in the cancellation of the booking and loss of deposit.

Changeover day is flexible.
Deposits are non-refundable.
Cancellation fees are as follows:
36-70 days before arrival - deposit + 20% of the balance
22-35 days before arrival - deposit + 40% of the balance
8-21 days before arrival - deposit + 60% of the balance
0-7 days before arrival - deposit + 100% of the balance
A copy of our Terms & Conditions will be emailed to enquirers on request

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 twin


  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • Bed linen and towels included, wi-fi included.. Smoking is only permissible outside the cottage.

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