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Pier Cottage East End, 30 metres from the coastline, Ring of Kerry, sleeps four

View of Pier Cottage from Westcove House terrace
8 reviews
View of Pier Cottage from Westcove House terrace
Aerial view of Pier Cottage and  the Pier in the 1970s
View of Cottage with little beach in view
Wild flowers in the foreground
Reflected in low tide
Looking West with harbour beyond
Pier Cottage and rainbow
Star gazer's delight!
The view from your picnic bench!
Stunning views over Derrynane Bay...taken from only 20 minutes walk away up the hill!
Seals on nearby rocks
Dolphins in the bay
Nearby Derrynane beach
Ground Floor Pier Cottage (West End and East End)
First Floor Pier Cottage (West End and East End)
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Caherdaniel, County Kerry
Pier Cottage, between Caherdaniel and Castlecove on the famous Ring of Kerry, is actually a pair of restored, old stone coastguard cottages overlooking its own private shingle beach with panoramic views over the beautiful Kenmare estuary. It can be rented throughout the year as two separate units or one interconnecting cottage.
This listing is for the East End which sleeps up to 4 guests in one double and one twin room. (See separate listing for the larger West End 'Home ID 77717' sleeping 7 in three bedrooms) Pier Cottage is on the waters' edge and really immerses you in the wild natural beauty of Kerry. It is an ideal location for all types of outdoor activities - hill walking, water sports - lovely sandy beaches nearby - horse riding, golf and fishing. It is also perfect for a quiet secluded break as you can swim,...
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About the Owner, Susannah A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 44 reviews and 7 properties
Interaction with guests
When we receive the balance of your rental, and confirmation of where you will be driving from, we will send information including the following:-
Exact directions to the cottage and instructions for entering the property.
Useful information about shopping etc en route.
Contact details for Katherine Casey, our local manager.
Katherine will come to welcome you soon after you arrive. She and her husband, Michael (who maintains the properties, is an expert on local fishing), - live only five minutes away, and will be on hand to ensure your stay, in this fascinating part of Ireland, lives up to your highest expectations!
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Listing #HL113560
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Pier Cottage (East) Australian couple – mid 60's with own transport. Pier Cottage is something special. A long rectangular stone and slate roofed building comprising an East end and a West end with a lockable door between the accommodations. There were no occupants in the...More

Thank Lloyd C
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Pier Cottage is one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. A lot of this is due to its stunning location, away from the main house of Westcove on its own little pensinsula, surrounded by water and nature. The ocean starts just after...More

Thank NSDTRontheroad
Management response:Responded 1 March 2016

Many thanks M.and K. for your great review...so glad you enjoyed Pier Cottage and the wonderful surrounding countryside... and nice for other prospective visitors to know that it is worth coming to Pier Cottage....even in February!...Susannah

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

This was our 5th trip to Ireland. We had wanted to see more of the Ring of Kerry and what a way to do it-an 8 day stay right on the Bay of Kenmare. The Pier Cottage is a restored coast-guard station and would be...More

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  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Due to the cottage being only 50 yards from the rocky shoreline, may not be suitable for very young children.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 King
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
₹ 9,341
€ 115
₹ 55,236
€ 680
14 Apr 2018 -
4 May 2018
Mid Season Low
3 nights
₹ 7,717
€ 95
₹ 45,489
€ 560
5 May 2018 -
22 Jun 2018
Mid Season High
4 nights
₹ 9,341
€ 115
₹ 55,236
€ 680
23 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Season
7 nights --
₹ 69,858
€ 860
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees 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 to run from Saturday 2:00pm to Saturday 10:00am unless other arrangements are agreed in advance.

** Longer Lets are available at reduced rates by arrangement.

Short Breaks:

Short breaks (up to 3 nights) are sometimes available, especially in the low season, for half of the weekly rate, but not usually bookable more than 4 weeks in advance. Please note: Easter, Christmas and New Year periods are only bookable for a minimum of 1 week.

During the low season, and sometimes in the mid season, arrival and departure dates can be more flexible providing the accommodation is booked for a minimum of 1 week.

Both Cottages:

Electricity is included throughout the year but for the sake of safety as well as economy we would be grateful if wall heaters are only used 'on high' when the rooms are occupied. A quantity of turf/peat is also included. Bed linen and towels are provided - there are electric blankets for both double beds - hot water bottles for the others!
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About the neighbourhood
Local activities include:
A variety of boat trips for fishing or sightseeing
Horse riding for all ages and abilities on nearby Derrynane Dunes
Walks range from gentle strolls along the many sandy beaches (many of which are excellent for swimming) to more serious hikes over craggy hills.
Fishing: Salmon, trout and sea fishing can be arranged locally and guests can enjoy shrimping and rock fishing just below the house
- Watersports Centre at Derrynane beach, five miles away - sailing, water-skiing, canoeing, and windsurfing ...all ages catered for...
Six golf courses within one hour's drive, including the Championship course at Waterville which is only 20 minutes away
Eating Out: There are several excellent and varied restaurants around
Getting around
There is no public transport in the area...the nearest train station is in Killarney - over one hour's drive away. Although there are taxis/minicabs..even private buses locally, happy to arrange tours for our visitors, we strongly recommend that you hire a self-drive car/cars at the airport for the duration of your stay, as there is so much to explore in this fascinating area.....details on our website and in folders on arrival
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kerry (1.3 hours drive): 60.0 km
Railway: Killarney: 45.0 km
Ferry: Cork: 130.0 km
How to get to Westcove(There is no public transport, so a car is essential) The nearest airport is ‘Kerry’, 20 minutes north of Killarney and 1½ hours drive from . Ryanair fly there daily from Stansted Airport and there are also direct flights to Kerry Airport from Manchester and Luton. Cork Airport is further away, but with faster roads, driving time to the cottage is only about 2 ¼ hours. Many airlines offer flights to Cork, not only from London but from other airports in the UK and Europe (Shannon Airport is a good 3¼ hours drive away – further than it looks)BY SEA: There is a choice of sailings from the South West of England to Rosslare, on the south-eastern tip of Ireland:- a) Stenaline – operate two daily 3½ hour crossings (all year) and two daily 1¾ hour high speed sailings (from M... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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