A truly spectacular property enjoying a most striking setting on the shores of Kenmare bay with views of the MacGillycuddy's Reeks Mountain range and benefiting from direct sea frontage.
Set on some 11ha (29.6 acres) of manicured grounds, woodland and shoreline. Derrynid Cove is located just 12 km from the Heritage Town of Kenmare. Kenmare Town is a charming old fashioned town in South Kerry and is without doubt one of Irelands most pleasant locations, somehow having avoided the over development of the previous decade which affected so many of Irelands picturesque towns and villages. Kerry Airport (Farranfore) is accessible within a 45 minute drive, servicing daily flights to Dublin and London and offering adequate facilities for private jets. Cork City (Ireland's second city), which has its own International airport with direct flights to many European Cities, is little more than a 70 minute drive from Derrynid Cove. Derrynid Cove is set directly on the south shore of Kenmare Bay.
The property enjoys its own private cove and pier. The pleasure grounds slope gently down to the waters of Kenmare Bay. A rocky peninsula reaching out from the west side of the foreshore curves towards the east acting as a natural harbour breakwater giving substantial shelter to Derrynid Cove. Derrynid Cove is home to one of Ireland's most spectacular unspoilt natural gardens comprising a splendid array of mature forestry, shrubbery and flowers with flowing stretches of pasture land running throughout. A splendid array of Rhododendrons and Camellias planted over the past thirty years result in a breath-taking vista of reds, pinks and blues. There are over a hundred different species of Rhododendrons within the grounds providing a truly magnificent se ...