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O'Dwyer Cottage

Lovely 3-bedroom cottage near central Kenmare

Stay in County Kerry

Just a short walk from the bustling center of Kenmare, the O'Dwyer cottage sits in a quiet residential neighborhood.

The house has a driveway and a lovely front yard. The comfortable living room has a TV and working fireplace. The eat-in kitchen is fully equipped, including a dishwasher, and has comfortable seating for six.

There are three bedrooms, two have double beds and en-suite bathrooms. One has two twin beds. There are three bathrooms. One of the en-suite bathrooms has a shower and the other has a bath/shower combination. The master bathroom also has a bath/shower combination.

The spacious backyard has a table and chairs for enjoying the fresh air when weather permits. A laundry room is accessible from the back yard. It has a stacked washer and dryer.

The center of Kenmare, with its pubs, restaurants, and shops, is just an easy five-minute walk from the cottage. The Kenmare Golf Club, with its beautiful views of the bay, is also just a five-minute walk away.

WiFi speed as of 5/1/21: 38 Mbps Down/48 Mbps Up


What's included

  • One week (or more) in a personally selected apartment in the stunning Irish countryside or quaint village of Kenmare.
  • Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Cork, or we can connect you with our air partner who can purchase tickets on your behalf (See UnTours' air policies)
  • Transfer assistance for airport arrivals into Cork.
  • Detailed arrival and driving instructions for arrivals at Shannon Airport.
  • A car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your UnTour. Cars with an automatic transmission are included. Enterprise does not have upper age restrictions. (Inquire about the possibility of a "car-free" option.)
  • Our own guide App for the area, and further information on-site.
  • An orientation session given by our local staff to start your trip off on the right foot.
  • A local cultural event, like a traditional Irish meal.
  • A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
  • Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
  • Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.

Kenmare, Ireland - County Kerry, Home of O'Dwyer Cottage

Tucked into the scenic southwest corner of Ireland, Kenmare is a welcoming and convenient home base. The name Kenmare means ‘little nest’ in Gaelic, which perfectly describes the atmosphere of this charming town. The perfect departure point for the Ring of Kerry and Killarney National Park, Kenmare also puts the Beara and Dingle Peninsulas within reach. Home to the19th century Holy Cross Church and one of the most impressive ancient stone circles in the region, Kenmare has a rich history. Nearby Molly Gallivan’s Cottage and Traditional Farm is a 200-year-old cottage that shows how the people of Kenmare lived before modern technology.

Take a cruise in Kenmare Bay or try local horseback riding. Explore the weekly outdoor market or take in live traditional music in a cozy local pub. Kenmare is known for its good eats and great golf courses. Lined with colorful houses and charming shops, Kenmare is a true Irish village with all of the amenities one could need and easy access to the sea.


Location


Landlord

Marian and David are warm, welcoming hosts who are experienced in hospitality. They have a bed and breakfast on the other side of town. They are easy to reach if needed. Plus your UnTours staff host is just a phone call away.


Property details

Here's some important details about this property.

Occupancy

This property sleeps 1-6 people

Sleeping

Three bedrooms, two with double beds and one with two single beds. Two bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.

Bathrooms

Three, two en-suite, one with shower and one with bath/shower combination. One master bathroom with bath/shower combination.

Kitchen

Full kitchen with microwave and dishwasher

Laundry

Washer/dryer

Level

Ground floor

Accessibility

One small step up to front door. Step free in apartment. Grab bars in showers and bathtub. Front door wide enough for wheelchair. Flat and smooth walkway from parking.

Transportation

5-minute walk to center of Kenmare. Private parking. Good access to main roads.

Minuses

Living room is a little small for six persons, Check-in may not be until 3pm due to cleaning from previous guests

Pluses

Close to town

Special Features

Wi-Fi, TV with local channels, fireplace, backyard with table and chairs


Reviews

Here's what our guests have to say

Ellen and Adam Goldstein (07/2019)

★★★★★

Our hosts were warm and hospitable and really couldn't do enough for us. Loved the cottage (clean and spacious), its location and Kenmare.

Janice Jones (07/2019)

★★★★★

Best UnTours property: large, clean, close to everything in the village, well stocked.

Anonymous (06/2019)

★★★★★

Very clean, close to town and very helpful owner.


Disclaimer

Our staff have inspected this property and the above description and photographs reflect what they saw at that time. It is possible that the owner has made changes to the property without our knowledge. While we do our best to keep up with any changes or improvements made to our properties, we cannot guarantee that everything in the above description will be accurate.


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Package includes

  • Apartment
  • Car
  • Cultural event
  • Digital Guidebook
  • Transfer assistance
  • Local support

Locally Owned and Operated

The money we pay for your accommodation will benefit the local economy where you will be staying.

Enhanced Clean

  • Rooms are ventilated thoroughly.
  • All high-touch surfaces are cleaned and sanitized with disinfectant.
  • Soft, porous surfaces like sofas and rugs are cleaned before each arrival.
  • Linens are washed at the highest heat setting recommended by the manufacturer.

Meet our staff

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I greatly enjoy the diversity of my responsibilities at Untours, the company's values, and the opportunity to connect with people from other cultures.