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Ait Sonny

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Nestled at the base of Beenatee Mountain just off the N70 main Ring of Kerry Road and overlooking Valentia Island and harbour. Ait Sonny has recently been refurbished to very high standards and still holds it charm of an old traditional cottage.

It is situated 5 minutes drive from Cahersiveen and can also be reached by walking the quiet country road with panoramic views. Waterville famous for its world renowned golf links is only 15 minutes away. The fishing village of Portmagee where you can get boat trips to the famous Skellig Rock, just 12 minutes drive.

The house has 3 bedrooms, 1 en-suite, 1 large bathroom with old style bath on legs. 1 Shower room. 1 Large living room with solid fuel stove. 1 Conservatory overlooking the harbour and islands. The kitchen has all modern utensils


Our house offers the following facilities and services

  • All wood floors with bathroom and conservatory tiled
  • Old traditional style beams throughout the house
  • Sea view from all rooms
  • Conservatory with patio door to access patio area with garden table & chairs
  • Belfast sink with granite worktop
  • Cot & high chair on request
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking House
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Oil fired central heating. Charged on meter
  • Electric also changed on meter reading
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Fridge
  • Linen & Towels supplied free
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave


July €700
June €550
May €500
Xmas and bank holidays €400
Rest of Year €275

Local Info

There is a wide range of activities available within close proximity to our premises

  • Restaurants, both pubs and seafood restaurants only 3 km away
  • Beaches – several close by
  • Horse Riding
  • Golf
  • Angling / Sea / Shore
  • Archaeological Sites
  • Game
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Trips including those to the Skelligs and evening trips to Beginis Island
  • Cycling
  • Mountain & Hill Walking
  • Traditional Music
  • Taxi service available
  • Shopping
  • Painting – A haven for artists
Visitor Attractions
Name Distance
Valentia Island 5min to ferry
Skellig Rock 15 min to boat
Killarney 1 hour
Kerry Airport 1 hour
Waterville Links Golf Course 15 min
Water Sports 5 min

We would be happy to plan an iteranaries to fit your needs and we can provide any maps that you would require to find your way around. If you are a fan of traditional music why not visit during August? During the bank holiday weekend there is a Celtic music festival close by.

We are situated in a perfect location for touring any of the following places:

  • Ring of Kerry
  • Beara Penninsula
  • Killarney
  • Skellig Ring
  • Ballinskelligs
  • Valentia Island
  • Cill Rialaig Famine Village
  • Cill Rialiaig Art Centre
  • Derrnane House, Gardens & National Park


Address: Ait Sonny, Knockeens, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry
Phone: +353 (0) 66 9472844
Mobile Phone: +353 (0) 87 9048817
Email info@aitsonny.com
Website http://www.aitsonny.com


Driving Directions

From Cahersiveen – Take the N70 road towards Waterville for 1.5 miles, after passing the Old School House Restaurant on left take next left, next left again. Ait Sonny is second house on left.