Shamrock Cottage is located in the beautiful and remote Black Valley 11 miles from Killarney, Co.Kerry. The farm in the mountains of KerryAs it is part of a working farm, our horses, cows and sheep graze the surrounding fields against the backdrop of Ireland's highest mountains.
There are plenty of possibilities for walking and hiking. We are in walking distance to the Gap of Dunloe as well as to the Upper Lake of Killarney. Beautiful Black Valley Kerry
The location enables you to visit these tourist attractions at times when the many other visitors are long gone and to enjoy the awesome solitude. The ascent to Purple Mountain is possible from the top of the road to the Gap of Dunloe. The short hike on the mountain will be rewarded with beautiful views! Our horses
Cummeenduff Lake is popular with anglers who fish for free in the clear waters. The best way to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Glen is by walking around the lake.
The upper of the Killarney Lakes is only a short walk away. A boat will bring you to the other side and closer to the other favourite spots within Killarney National Park!
The Kerry Way walking track passes the cottage. [more about this part of the Kerry Way and the walking options here...]

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Cottage Window

    The location
  • Quiet location in beautiful Black Valley, Killarney
  • Gap of Dunloe and Upper Lake Killarney National Park in walking distance
  • Working farm with horses, cows and sheep
  • Angling in Cummenduff lake nearby
  • Many walking & hiking options
    The cottage
  • three bedrooms for up to 6 people
  • One bathroom with shower
  • New lounge with electric fire place
  • Traditional kitchen with solid fuel stove
  • TV, DVD, CD, Radio
  • Washing machine, Clothes dryer in utility room
  • Private car park
  • WiFi available
  • Communal water is advised to be cooked before consumption. Drinking water is supplied for the first days and available to buy in local shops and the supermarkets in Killarney

Weekly Rates
June, July and August €500
all other times: €350

+ 353 (0)64 6634808
+353 (0)87 9903607


Convenience shop:
5 mins.
30 mins.
30 mins.
Kerry Airport:
less than 1 hr
4 hrs.

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The rooms

The cottage has got an extension in 2015. including another bedroom, lounge and a spacious bathroom! (see pictures at the bottom)
The kitchen/living room features a solid fuel stove (initial fuel supplied), tv/dvd player and cd player/radio; a dining table and kitchen with oven and microwave. Washing machine and clothes dryer are in the separate utility room.
The newly build lounge features an electric fire place and comfortable sitting furniture. The kitchen
The cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 with 1 double and 1 single bed and 1 room with 2 single beds, ideal for up to 6 people. There are electric radiators in bedrooms. The new bathroom is equipped with a shower, WC and hand basin.

The new lounge The new bathroom
The new bedroom