This much loved family holiday home has recently been refurbished to a very high standard. Situated just one mile outside Kenmare Town, nestled in a peaceful, private location, with each window offering stunning views of the mountains, Kenmare Bay and the surrounding country side. Yet it is within a ten minute walk to Kenmare’s lively bars, shops and wonderful restaurants. There is also easy access to Golf clubs, sea trips, fishing and touring the Ring of Kerry.
The accommodation sleeps up to six people and comprises of three bedrooms.
Bedroom one is a large family room en suite, with one double bed, two singles and a sofa. There is a TV and access to a patio area and garden.
Bedroom two is a double room en suite.
Bedroom three is a double room with use of the large family bathroom, comprising of spacious shower and bath.
The kitchen is modern and fully fitted, with tiled floor, breakfast bar and Electric oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave oven, toaster, radio/CD player. The utility room is equipped with washing machine, tumble dryer, clothes horse and sink. An ironing board, iron and hair dryer are also available.
The sitting room is comfortable and spacious with large scenic windows, TV, DVD player and access to small patio area and garden. The dining area also enjoys beautiful views.
The property has Gas central heating and there is ample parking on the large, gated secure drive.
The house is carpeted throughout with the exception of wet areas and the kitchen which are tiled. Towels and bed linen are provided.
Please note: Accommodation Details The number of persons stated on the reservation form must not be exceeded.
The Haven is a much loved, family orientated property & the owners will not accept bookings from groups of young adults. We reserve the right to refuse such bookings.
Strollers for Rent
If you can't fit your stroller (buggy) into your car you can rent one at Precious Moments, call Pauline on 064 66 42578
Kenmare lies approximately 30 minutes drive from a host of sandy beaches and it has a very pretty harbour from where you can swim, fish or take a trip on the "Seafari Cruise" to view the wildlife in the area.
Located in the centre of Kenmare is Finnegan's Bike Hire and Toy Shop Tel: 00353 64 6641083
Star Sailing & Adventure Centre
This new purpose-built Activity Centre and Bar/Restaurant is fast becoming an essential part of a family holiday in Kenmare. The centre itself is situated on the shores of Kenmare Bay and surrounded by the Caha Mountains just a five minute drive from Kenmare Town Centre. The activities on offer include kayaking, sailing, canoeing, sea kayaking, hillwalking, team games and a Wildlife Safari Cruise on Kenmare Bay. Also available are the children’s playground, American pedal boats, water trampoline and slide, archery range, soccer pitch with changing facilities and the family walking trail. Star Sailing and Adventure Centre, Dauros, Kenmare, Co. Kerry 064 66 41222.
BONANE HERITAGE PARK
The Bonane Heritage Park provides visitors with an 1600 metre walk on gravel paths through 5000 years of history while enjoying some breathtaking scenery. Bonane Heritage Park is situated 10Km from Kenmare on the N71 and is open to visitors all year round.
Kenmare boasts two super golf courses. The Ring of Kerry Golf Course is located two miles outside of the town and offers spectacular views of Kenmare Bay from the course itself and also its newly renovated Club House. Dream Ireland guests may avail of special discounted green fees.
Kenmare Golf Club is located in Kenmare Town and follows the shores of Kenmare Bay Estuary.
There are lots of great fishing spots to choose from around Kenmare including Clonee Lake, Kenmare Bay and the Black Valley. Permits can be obtained locally.
The Kerry Way and Beara Way walking routes are ideal for those with an interest in trekking or you could even join the annual summer hike to Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntouhil. The foothills of the famous MacGillycuddy Reeks are right on Kenmare's doorstep.
Kenmare and its vicinity offers some incredible dive spots and wrecks. You may even be lucky enough to come across a dolphin or two. Try-dives are available for beginners and advanced dives for the more experienced. For more information visit Kenmare Bay Diving.
Pony Trekking is the ideal way to explore the hidden treasures of Kenmare and its hinterland. Professional lessons are also available for beginners.
Other activities in the area include quad biking, pet farms, craft workshops and bicycle hire.
Kenmare is known as the jewel in the Ring of Kerry and no wonder with its location between two of the most beautiful touring routes in Europe - the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. These make for very enjoyable day trips from Kenmare.
Kenmare is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the town offers a huge selection of places of historical interest to visit. Even strolling around the town is itself a pleasure with Kenmare having received awards from Entente Floral and the award for the Tidiest Town in Ireland in the year 2000. Kenmare was recently awarded the accolade of Ireland's best kept town on the whole island of Ireland and deservedly so!
There is a Playground in Kenmare. This is approximately a 5 minute walk from the Town Centre.
Killarney is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over an hour's drive.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
The town of Kenmare, noted for having the cleanest air in Europe, is a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in Ireland. You really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, from bar food to seafood and a range of other types of excellent restaurants to experience. The nightlife in Kenmare suits all ages and the hospitality with which you will be greeted is second to none. There is a great selection of pubs and late night bars to choose from with many featuring live music from traditional Irish to rock and modern styles.
PLEASE PRE BOOK WITH LYNN ON 087 9573949