Skellig Rest,Loher,Waterville,Co. Kerry,V23 EH64, V23 EH64Sale Agreed E2

2 Bed Bungalow 89.9 m² / 968 ft² Sale Agreed

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Description

Skellig Rest is a beautifully presented 2-bedroom cottage that is set in one of the most picturesque locations in the world.   

The panoramic views over the UNESCO world heritage site of the Skellig's and Ballinskellig Bay is a sight you will never tire of. At night you can enjoy the beauty of the Dark Sky reserve.

The cottage is over 100 years old and has been beautifully restored throughout with a mixture of traditional and modern features. The cottage has been tastefully decorated with strong bold colours.

The cottage is 968 sq. ft, the welcoming entrance is ideal as a dining area as it takes advantage of the beautiful view's. Leading from this is the cosy living room with traditional wooden beams, floor and deep windows with natural stone wall. There is also a large wood burning stove. The kitchen is a modern fitted kitchen. There is also a utility room and guest toilet on this level.

Located on the first floor are 2 double bedrooms both with views over the Skellig's & Ballinskellig Bay. The bathroom with its free standing traditional bath is luxurious. The Sauna & shower room is an ideal space to relax in.

Outside, a beautifully presented garden with a patio area and a sheltered hot-tub is an ideal entertainment space.

The property is located within 6km of Waterville village which has 2 renowned international golf courses Waterville Golf Links and Hog's Head.

Caherdaniel is 7km away with its renowned blue flag beaches.   

Skellig rest is an ideal getaway location.

Garden
The outside garden is just as beautiful as the inside of the cottage. Set over 1.11 acres (0.32 hectares) of this .32 acres (0.13 hectares) is a beautifully presented garden with a range of shrubs, stone wall's & footpaths.

Patio
The patio area is an ideal space to entertain guests and enjoy the vistas of Ballinskellig Bay with a built in BBQ area. On a lower level in a sheltered stone walled terrace is the jacuzzi, the outdoor shower and hammocks with panoramic views. Loher stone fort is visible from the front patio. As part of the 1.1 acres is 0.78 acres of land which is ideal for expanding the property if required.

Special Features & Services
- 2-bedroom Traditional Cottage
- Panoramic views of Skellig Michael & Ballinskellig Bay
- Fully Furnished

- Bored well with filter system
- Septic Tank
- Oil central heating
- Electricity
- Broadband available.

Rental Opportunity
The property has been successfully rented as a luxury holiday rental for a number of years. With up to 90% occupancy all year round. The average weekly rate for 2021 is €1400 high season and €1100 low season. View
https://www.airbnb.ie/rooms/823694?source_impression_id=p3_1625759170_FiGh5DuaLQLRKguk&guests=1&adults=1

Media Links
- This Is Arguably The Best Airbnb In Ireland (Views, Hot Tubs & More) (theirishroadtrip.com)
- In pictures: The gorgeous Skellig Rest Airbnb - RSVP Live
- Five Utterly Perfect Airbnbs Along The West Coast Of Ireland | Lovin.ie
- https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/staycations/holidaymakers-splashing-out-on-five-star-experience-here-40114171.html

The property is adjacent to Coomakista pass, which lies between the village of Waterville and Caherdaniel.
Kerry Way Walking Route
The route passes right at the end of the garden and is accessible from the garden.

Lohar Beach
Lohar (or Loher) Beach near Loher Fort is a small, secluded beach with Crystal clear water which makes it a great location for snorkeling. It is within 5 mins of Skellig Rest. Near the beach lies a slip way, ideal for pier fishing and small water-craft.
Loher Stone Fort
The Stone Fort is situated just below Skellig Rest. This drystone walled ring fort, which was really a defensive farmstead of local chieftain, was erected around the 9th century AD.

Kerry Dark Sky Reserve
Skellig Rest lies at the heart of Kerry's International Dark Sky Reserve. It is one of only three gold tier reserves on the planet, and the only one in the Northern Hemisphere.

Accommodation

Dining room/Sun room Picture window which captures the views of the Skellig's and over Ballinskellig bay.

Sitting Room Cosy living room with large wood burning stove. Mahogany wooden floor. Traditional wooden beams painted in white. Stone walls to give the old style theme to the room. Radiator. View over the skelligs & Ballinskellig Bay.

Kitchen Fitted kitchen with breakfast counter. Integrated dishwasher, "Zanussi" Fridge/Freezer, "Zanussi" electric oven and hob. Tiled floor. views over the Skellig’s & Ballinskellig Bay.

Utiltiy room Fitted units with Belfast sink and storage. "Zanussi" Dryer and washing machine. Back door leads to side and rear of property. Tiled floor.

Guest Toilet Toilet & Louis Mulcahy antique wash basin within fitted unit, ornate splash back. Tiled floor.

First Floor

Sauna & Shower Room Spacious shower room with infra-red sauna. Large shower tray with "Mira" electric shower. Fully tiled floor and walls. Storage cupboard.

Hot press Storage for laundry. Hot tank, and immersion.

Bedroom 1 Double bedroom room beautiful sea views and views of the Skelligs and over Ballinskelligs Bay. Tradional dark effect flooring throughout.

Bedroom 2 Triple room again with dark laminated floor and high ceiling. Radiator. Louis Mulcahy antique wash basin within fitted unit. Sea views and views of the Skelligs and over the bay.

Main bathroom Luxurious Bathroom with freestanding old-style bath with mixer tap. Toilet, Louis Mulcahy antique wash basin inset to a fitted unit. Light shaver socket. Tiled floor. Sea views out over the Skellig's.

Patio The patio area is an ideal space to entertain guests and enjoy the vistas of Ballinskellig Bay. On a lower level in a sheltered stone walled terrace is the jacuzzi, the outdoor shower and hammocks with panoramic views. As part of the 1.1 acres is 0.78 acres of land which is ideal for expanding the property if required.

Features

2 bedroom Traditional Cottage
Panoramic views of Skellig Michael & Ballinskellig Bay
Fully Furnished


Bored well with filter system
Septic Tank
Oil central heating
Electricity
Broadband available.

Directions

Situated on the Ring of Kerry along the Wild Atlantic Way you leave Waterville on the N71 towards Caherdaniel. After 6km the property is on your right.
The property is adjacent to Coomakista pass, which lies between the village of Waterville and Caherdaniel.
Kerry Way Walking Route
The route passes right at the end of the garden and is accessible from the garden.
Lohar Beach
Lohar (or Loher) Beach near Loher Fort is a small, secluded beach with Crystal clear water which makes it a great location for snorkeling. It is within 5 mins of Skellig Rest.

Negotiator Details

Elaine Daly

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kenmare on 064 6641213

BER Details

BER: E2
BER No: 114144074
Performance Indicator: 358.84 kWh/m²/yr


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