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SPACIOUS, SELF CATERING HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS (FREE WIFI)

Eileen Sugrue

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Eileen Sugrue

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
January 28, 2015
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SPACIOUS, SELF CATERING HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS (FREE WIFI)

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Ballinskelligs House Rental Photos and Description

5 beds, sleeps 9, 3 bathrooms, garden, beach, rural, peaceful, mountains

Five bedroom detached modern house new to the lettings market, set in over half an acre of garden located just off the main Ring of Kerry Road. The property is set in a quiet, scenic location. The layout of the house also includes: free WiFi, modern fully equipped kitchen/diner with separate utility, three bathrooms. A stone open fireplace dominates the sun-filled sitting room. Peat/turf supplied.

Bed linen and towels supplied. No hidden costs.

Pop open a bottle of wine and relax in the garden after a fun filled day exploring all this area has to offer.

Costal: Located in Ballinskelligs, an area renowned for it sandy beaches and breath taking scenery, this property offers you the gateway to it all. A peaceful and tranquil setting is high on the list for most visitors to this area. The nearby sandy beach at Reenroe, which is over a mile long offers amenities for all, be it walking, running, surfing, swimming, horse riding or just relaxing.

Surfing classes are available here during the summer months. Ballinskelligs beach also offers canoe hire for the more adventurous. Daytrips to the Skelligs or indeed deep sea diving can be taken from Ballinskelligs pier.

Meet the locals at one of the two bars that are located within three miles of the house where musical entertainment, traditional and current, is often on offer. An ideal location to relax, enjoy and get away from that hectic schedule.

Treks: One thing this area has in abundance of local walks and scenic drives. The most popular drive/cycle being the Skellig Ring route. Here you take in all the beautiful coastline this area has to offer, views of the Skelligs, Cill Rialaig Famine Village and Artist's Retreat, the Cill Rialiag art Gallery, Ballinskelligs monastic settlement. On to the Glen to try some of the award winning chocolates from the local factory. Then on to Portmagee, a quant village, over the bridge to Valentia where the Skellig centre is located. Check out Bray Tower, Geokaun Mountain and the slate quarry amongst other excursions.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Eileen Sugrue (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 28, 2015
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487298
+353 -(0) 66 9479225
Ballinskelligs Ring of Kerry
5

Peaceful relaxing location yet near everything!

  • 5 of 5
This is a lovely house. The owners are friendly and they offer a warm welcome which includes delicious buns! You look forward to returning to this house after the day's activities! It is suitable for all ages. Very comfortable and spacious. The area is peaceful yet everything is within easy reach.
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys,
Thank you very much for your positive review. We aim to provide as comfortable as possible a stay for our holiday lets. You were lucky with having such a good summer to be able to see what the locality has to offer.

Regards,

Raymond Sugrue.
business
Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487298
+353 -(0) 66 9479225
Ballinskelligs Ring of Kerry
5

We had a lovely holiday...thank-you..

  • 5 of 5
Apologies for not writing this review earlier.
We stayed at this bungalow in August this year. Their were 4 of us, the bungalow lacks for nothing and the peace, quiet and surroundings are absolutely stunning.
Eileen welcomed us with baked cup cakes which were delicious. The bungalow is very homely with all mod cons (it lacks for nothing ) and is big enough for everyone to enjoy their own 'me time'.
Tommy called to say hello and gave us directions and also brought us an extra bike...nothing was too much trouble.
The beach is 5mins away (by car), 10mins by bike and a 15-20min walk away...we enjoyed walking on it every morning and evening and the locals were very friendly.
We had a car and travelled every day, the scenery in Kerry is absolutely stunning. I would recommend this cottage.
  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bea,
Thank you for your great review. We aim to make our house as comfortable and homely as possible and you were blessed with such fine weather in August. The cakes on arrival are great for people who may have travelled on long journeys to get to us here.
I am glad that ye enjoyed the area as well.
Raymond Sugrue
business
Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487298
+353 -(0) 66 9479225
Ballinskelligs Ring of Kerry
5

A wonderful and comfortable respite - really delig

  • 5 of 5
Eileen, Tim and Raymond are wonderful! Eileen even leaves you a wonderful basket of home baked muffins! the home is fine for 2 and will sleep many, many more. it is beautifully appointed. to the new upstairs room is really beautiful (this is my second time staying at the home). The location is beautiful. you have easy access to the ring of Kerry, Dingle, the Blasket Islands, the Skellig Islands, etc. Stay a week and really explore! The home has every thing you will need- there are even bikes in the garage. I highly recommend the house and the Sugre family are delightful!
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kathleen and Co.
I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in Emalghmore East and that the weather was kind to you for your excursions. The fine weather definately boosts things around here!
Raymond Sugrue
business
Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487298
+353 -(0) 66 9479225
Ballinskelligs Ring of Kerry
5

A fantastic week in a second home

  • 5 of 5
We spent a fantastic week in Kerry and had the pleasure to be guests in the house of the incredibly kind and helpful Raymond and Eileen. The house is in a top shape and very clean and there is nothing one could possibly miss. All the kitchen and household accessories you want, bicycles, a grill, sun chairs...you name it. No matter what you want to do with your time in Kerry this house is the perfect place to start. The beautiful beach is only a 5 minute walk away. The next town is only (car )minutes away too and the Ring of Kerry too. Nevertheless you can enjoy the nature and beauty and quitness of Irland at its best. The week in Kerry was a great time and the house let it feel like a second home for us and we will return as soon as possible. Thank you Raymond and Eileen.
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys for your review,
I am glad you had an excellent time here in Kerry, and hope you will holiday again in Ireland soon.
Raymond
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Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487298
+353 -(0) 66 9479225
Ballinskelligs Ring of Kerry
5

Ballinskellings

  • 5 of 5
This was a super house to stay at for a week, 2 adults and 2 teenage sons. The pictures on the website don't do the property justice at all. The house is well furnished, warm, has every kitchen amenity you would need, plenty of entertainment, dvd's, books, comfortable beds and just has that 'nice feel' to the place. Having stayed at other houses in the area I can say its is fantastic value for money

Ballinskellig Bay itself is a lovely area and even if it rains it soon stops. It's off the Ring of Kerry away from the thunderous procession of tourist coaches, so it's nice and relaxing and a chance to slow things down for a while.

If you want a beach there's the outstanding beaches of Derrynane 15 minutes away and there's plenty of fishing in the area - go have a word with Kevin in the angling shop in Waterville.

There's great walking locally and all the shops you'll ever need in Cahersiveen.

This really is a lovely part of Ireland and you'll feel a buzz of excitement as you first approach the mountains and eventually pass through towards Ballinskellings

Thank you Kerry and thanks to the Sugrue's
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, self catering holiday accommodation with spectacular views (free WiFi)
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Ballinskelligs Ring of Kerry
5

Truly Idyllic Location

  • 5 of 5
Liz J, Kent England

For someone who is a frequent visitor to Ireland, this was my first trip to Kerry. I was absolutely amazed at the stunning countryside and views. The whole experience of the holiday from renting the property, the arrival and the stay was made absolutely seamless by Eileen and Tommy. The homemade cakes and home-grown tomatoes that were left for us on arrival gave it that special personal homely touch. The property is in a fantastic location; just five minutes by car to Caherciveen where you will find everything you need from grocery shopping to pubs and restaurants.
Within a few minutes you can reach a selection of beautiful beaches, Valencia Island and to experience the most break taking scenery ever take the Skellig Ring Drive. To make the most of your stay a car is essential.
The house is newly decorated and very spacious with every need thought about. It was like home from home. I have never rented a property before where every tiny detail has been thought about. The sitting room was very comfortable with a selection of DVD’s and books. On the coffee table there is a very helpful visitor guide with a selection of things to see and places to go, this is a must to look at! Linen and towels were provided. The kitchen was very spacious and well equipped, even with things like tinfoil and dishwasher tablets. It was great having a dishwasher; we were able to make use of the kitchen after a full day of sightseeing without it being a chore.
Everywhere was very clean and tidy. There was a spacious garden which would be ideal for alfresco dining in the summer. It was an amazing place to stay and excellent value for money. I would happily recommend this property to others. It could not be faulted in any way. It was my husband’s first trip to Ireland and the whole experience has left him wanting to return. Thank you for such a great stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Kerry Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Dungegan
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Cork
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Waterville
Nearest Train
75 Kilometres
Killarney
Nearest Motorway
75 Kilometres
Farranfore
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Cable O'Learys
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Reenroe
Car: necessary

This house (Green Acres, built 2004) is located in the tranquil setting of Ballinskelligs, this lovely 5 bedroom 3 bathroom house contains a modern fully equipped kitchen and a stone open fireplace in the sitting room as well as Wi Fi for internet use. It is tastefully decorated and contains many objects collected locally over the years.

Rinn Roe beach is about a 20 minute walk away. This is a beautiful unbroken 1.3 mile of sandy beach which is a well known here in ireland for its Flat and Bass fishing. During the summer season a surf school is based here. On the far end of the beach lies the world famous Waterville Golf Links, which over the years has been frequented by notables such as Tiger Woods, Mark o Meara, Payne Stewert.

There is a second golf course on the opposite side of Waterville which opened for play in 2006 and is becoming quite popular with the tourist in the summer months.

The central location is also ideal for taking the opportunity to visit some of the various and diverse cultural, historical and scenic attractions such as the Ring of Kerry, The Skellig Rock, one of the republics 2 world heritage sites is a very inportant attraction to the area. Its owes its history to the monestry which was set up there in the 7th centuary. It is believed that the monks stayed on the rock until the late 1200s at which time they relocated to the Priory Abbey of Ballinskelligs (Arroasian Canons of the Order of St Augustine). Boats leave from Portmagee on a Daily Basis during the summer months to visit and land on the Great Skellig.

Another attraction to the area is the Pre Famine village of Cill Reilig which was restored in the 1990,s and now is home to an aetists retreat of whos work can be seen at the art and craft gallery located in the village of Dun Geagan.

There are two public houses in the locality with one serving bar food during the summer.

Walking and cycling are popular activities particurly with our European visitors. The most well known treck being the well established Kerry Way but there are shorter walks within the locality shuch as Bolus Head and Bray Head Valentia. A new loop walk has been established begning at Rinn Roe beach and across some farm land, bog/ heathland and back on to the country lanes.

Diving and watersports such as Kyacking are also organised locally.

The fishing village of Portmagee is only a 15 minute drive away and is a very popular tourist destination. it has one of the best restaurants in South Kerry specalising in locally caught sea foods. Valentia is just a hop over the bridge and is a little bit of Colonial Past in modern day Ireland. It was one of three sites in the ninenth centuary (the other two Ballinskelligs and Waterville), for the laying of submarine cables from Europe to North America. The island prospered being in the centre of global communications. Valentia is also well known for its Slate Products.

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Ballinskelligs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
winter
Jan 10 2015 - Feb 27 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€350
 
 
Spring early
Feb 28 2015 - Mar 27 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
From
€80
Fri,Sat,Sun
€350
 
 
Easter
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 11 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
From
€90
Fri,Sat,Sun
€420
 
 
Spring/Summer Early
Apr 12 2015 - Jun 26 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
€440
 
 
Summer/ High Season
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 29 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€600
 
 
Summer/Autumn
Aug 30 2015 - Oct 1 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€450
 
 
Autumn/Winter
Oct 2 2015 - Dec 31 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
€350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Deposit to be paid within 10 days of booking (paypal or cheque). Balance paid on arrival date. Booking periods are from Saturday to Saturday in mid/high season.
Electricity and heating bills within reasonable usage included.

House must be vacated in a clean and tidy condition.
Travel cot, barbecue and futon available on request.

Amenities

Ballinskelligs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 2 electric showers and a third bathroom with a bath and shower which work off the immersion heater.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms provided with bedside tables, night lights and wardrobes. Towels and linen provided. Single futon and travel cot provided upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wi Fi is installed in the house. A picnic bench is located in the patio area to the front of the property. A gas barbecue can be provided upon request.

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