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Charming Fuchsia Cottage, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

32 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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This traditional style charming cottage with stone frontage is situated on a quiet country lane. It enjoys magnificent views over Kenmare Bay and the Magillicuddy Reeks. The picturesque town of Kenmare is just three kilometres away offering enchanting shops, award winning restaurants and pubs with a warm Irish welcome. Fuchsia Cottage is on the Wild Atlantic Way which runs along the west coast of Ireland. This is a newly developed scenic coastal drive. Fuchsia Cottage is a picturesque drive away on the Ring of Kerry to the Unesco World Heritage site , the Skellig Island which feature in the recent Star Wars Movie 'The Force Awakens' This cottage is the perfect destination for exploring the scenic Ring of Kerry and Ring of Beara. Home baking, wine and a welcome pack will be there on ar...This traditional style charming cottage with stone frontage is situated on a quiet country lane. It enjoys magnificent views over Kenmare Bay and the Magillicuddy Reeks. The picturesque town of Kenmare is just three kilometres away offering enchanting shops, award winning restaurants and pubs with a warm Irish welcome. Fuchsia Cottage is on the Wild Atlantic Way which runs along the west coast of Ireland. This is a newly developed scenic coastal drive. Fuchsia Cottage is a picturesque drive away on the Ring of Kerry to the Unesco World Heritage site , the Skellig Island which feature in the recent Star Wars Movie 'The Force Awakens' This cottage is the perfect destination for exploring the scenic Ring of Kerry and Ring of Beara. Home baking, wine and a welcome pack will be there on arrival to help you relax and enjoy your holiday. Your host is an experienced walking guide and would be happy to give advice on mountain and hill walking in the area. Wi-Fi is available free in and around Fuchsia Cottage Fuchsia Cottage is 5km from a safe pebble beach and there are beautiful sandy beaches within an hour's drive.More
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Maria D
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Fuchsia Cottage is a dream! The views from the rear of the cottage are spectacular and the wildlife is amazing, we saw all types of birds and even deer in the neighbour's garden. It is so peaceful and the cottage is very comfortable and has...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank petermartinh
MPEKerry, VR Owner at Charming Fuchsia Cottage, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

We are delighted you had such a lovely holiday and we look forward to welcoming you back sometime. It was lovely to meet you both.

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Our family break in Kerry started off perfect once we saw Fuchsia Cottage. The cottage was beautiful and Maria was very inviting and a pleasure to deal with. I would recommend Fuchsia Cottage to everyone as the view from the patio is memorising and the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Denize M
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely cottage on an elevated site overlooking kenmare bay.Three good sized bedrooms, one downstairs two upstairs, large kitchen/dining room and living room with cosy fireplace. Nice bathroom upstairs with shower, WC downstairs. Outside is a nice dining area if weather permits! Didn't for us,unfortunately. The...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank aidan f
MPEKerry, VR Owner at Charming Fuchsia Cottage, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you Aidan, delighted you enjoyed Fuchsia Cottage and kenmare. I hope you had a nice journey home and would love to welcome you again sometime

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Joop and Maria give a warm welcome to their stunning property surrounded by The fantastic views of kenmare Bay. We were welcomed with some lovely fresh Brown soda bread,fresh daffodils on the table alongside a lovely bottle of wine all complimentary to enjoy on your...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank madirishmandy
MPEKerry, VR Owner at Charming Fuchsia Cottage, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi Amanda & Paul, Thank you for your lovely comments on Fuchsia cottage, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

This 3 bedroom 'cottage' was a perfect home for our two week stay in Ireland. A bottle of wine, a loaf of Irish bread and fresh flowers from the garden greeted us. And it just got better from there: Maria and Joop were perfect hosts,...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Patricia O
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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Fuchsia Cottage has been decorated to give a cottage-like effect with traditional features. All rooms upstairs and downstairs,except one, have sea and mountain views, the remaining room has a mountain view. The cottage has three bedrooms, one downstairs with a single bed which can be made into a double room. Upstairs are two large cottage style bedrooms looking across at the Kenmare Bay and Carrantuoohil. All bedrooms have wash-hand basins. The bathroom is upstairs with a shower, w.c. and wash-hand basin. Downstairs is a w.c and wash-hand basin. Wi-Fi is available free in and around Fuchsia Cottage A large fully fitted kitchen com dining room has every modern convenience. The living room has been fitted with a pine floor and ceiling and wall panelling and has satellite TV, DVD player and CD player. An open fire adds to the charm of this room along with breathtaking views of Kenmare Bay. If you have a laptop; there is also broadband available all the time!!!
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About the neighbourhood
This cottage is 3 kms from the picturesque town of Kenmare on the Ring of Beara. Guests can visit Kenmare Bay and the mountains in the surroundings. For the more active there is a sailing and adventure centre 3 km away, horse riding and sea and river fishing. Mountain walks can be taken from the cottage (owner is walking guide). There are two 18 hole golf courses in Kenmare for golf lovers. Moreover swimming in the Kenmare Bay is very safe. Kenmare Pier is well work a visit, another unspoilt area with a few boats bobbing away in the water. Nearby is the Stone Circle which is facinating. Kenmare has a great variety of different shops, bars and restaurants. The Kenmare Bay Hotel has a swimming pool, open to non residents. Star Outdoors provides kayaking, canoeing, water trampoline, saili...
How to get there
By Air - Cork Airport is 100 km away. Kerry Airport is 45 km away. Shannon Airport is 150 km away. Dublin Airport is 330 km away. By Car From Cork take the N22 west direction Killarney, when you enter Co. Kerry take the next left junction, approx 5 kms away, with a signpost to Kenmare, road no. R569. Continue along this road through the village of Kilgarvan until you reach the town of Kenmare approx 24 kms. Kenmare Post Office will be facing you. Turn left at that and continue over the bridge. Turn right immediately after the bridge onto the R571 for approx 1km. You will see our sign on the left hand side 'Fuchsia Cottage'. Turn left there and then veer right, continue to the top of the hill where you will see a white cottage with red windows called 'Eastern Wind' on the right hand side....
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