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Family-friendly Home With Large Garden

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Dromneavane House Rental Photos and Description

Family-friendly Home With Large Garden

Detached house beside the Finnihy River, in a quiet area within walking distance (4 mins) from the beautiful town of Kenmare with its gourmet restaurants and traditional music pubs.

Kenmare also provides many amenities including cruise and deep fishing trips, two 18-hole golf courses, horse riding, mountain and road walks. Star sailing and adventure centre is 4 miles away. Kenmare is well placed for touring the Ring of Kerry and the Beara Penninsula. Central supermarket and fuel station 2 mins walk from house. Kenmare Bay Health Club is within walking distance of property.

Furnished and equipped to a high standard with kitchen/dining room with t.v, sitting room has a open fire and downstairs separate W.C. Upstairs has four bedrooms, three double with 2 ensuite and one twin room en suite. Main bathroom upstairs. Oil central heating. Dishwasher, Dryer and Microwave, dvd and tv including freeview channels. Large secure back garden with decking and garden furniture. Wifi available.

No Pets.

No smoking.

Sleeps 8 adults

€200.00 breakages deposit payable on arrival.

Included: Linen, Towels

Extra: Oil and Electricity

Travel cot and high chair available on request.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Franceas Casey
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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based on 10 traveler reviews

Family-friendly Home With Large Garden
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Large family-friendly house

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay after a long journey by car from Germany. I highly recommend a car to explore the area around Kenmare, beautiful Iveragh, Beara and Dingle, which we liked best.

The house is very spacious and clean with everything a family needs. Franceas, the owner, is very friendly and gave us a warm welcome. Our two young boys had plenty of space to play and to run around in the large enclosed garden. The town of Kenmare is within walking distance and all the shops and a filling station are really close. Hikers may want to walk the Kerry Way, which is not too far from the property. All in all a highly recommendable place, especially for families.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nadine and family, Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad that you enjoyed your time in my property and Kenmare. I hope to welcome you back to Kenmare again in the future. Regards Franceas
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Perfect home for Kenmare stay

  • 5 of 5

This home was great. It has 4 bedrooms and each has it's own bathroom. There is also a half bath downstairs. Franceas met us and explained the heat, hot water, and TV and we were good to go. From here we had easy drives to Kilarney, Dingle Peninsula, and the Ring of Kerry. We sampled several of the pubs in Kenmare which were all awesome. Lovely area and perfect place for our home base in our journey. Franceas was easy to get in touch with and very responsive to our questions. Would love to return here someday!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted that you and your friends had a great time in my property and Kenmare. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Franceas
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Very high standard and spacious home

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect and the standard was much higher than we expected . Two of the bedrooms were very big and the other 2 were standard size . The furniture was high quality and we had everything we needed . The property was very clean and very spacious and there were some supplies provided to ensure we got settled in before we needed to go to the shops . The location was maybe 5-10 mins walk from the centre of town which was perfect . I would definitely recommend it and would stay there again .

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Elaine, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay in my property and Kenmare. Hope to welcome you back again. Regards Franceas
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Wonderful house within minutes walk of KenmareTown

  • 4 of 5

This is a very comfortable and well equipped house within 5 minutes walk of Kenmare town. The house is spacious, warm, modern, clean, bright and tastefully furnished. It's a great base from which to tour the surrounding countryside and Kenmare town itself is a gem. Franceas, the owner was very efficient and helpful. Would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Roisin Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad that you and your family had a great holiday in Kenmare and that the house suited your needs. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Regards Franceas
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Great Kenmare Location

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house for family break. 5 min walk to Kenmare, lovely garden for kids / family. House was as described and clean, tidy with everything you would need. Wifi also. Looking forward to returning later this summer with my family. Keith

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Keith Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted that you and your family enjoyed your time in my property and Kenmare. Looking forward to seeing you again in August. Best regards, Franceas
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Formidable séjour!

  • 5 of 5

nous avons passé d'excellents moments dans cette agréable maison .Très bien située pour visiter cette magnifique région du Kerry et la péninsule de Dingle

Kenmarre est une petite ville très agréable et la maison est située à 5 minutes à pied du centre ville .En résumé nous conseillons cette maison ou vous serez très bien reçus par Francés.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jean-Georges, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted that you and your family enjoyed your time in my property and Kenmare. I look forward to welcoming you back to Kenmare in the future. Best regards Franceas
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Nearest Airport
49 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Kenmare Pier
Car: recommended


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.

Bike Hire

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, crazy golf, 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.


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.

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.

Hill Walking

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 at Kenmare Bay diving.

Pony Trekking

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 a 5 minute walk from the Town Centre.

Killarney is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over an hour's drive.


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.


Rates & Availability

Dromneavane House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 8
Sep 3 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Rate 9
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
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Jan 7 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
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Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
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Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Rate 4
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Rate 5
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 6
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $217

Electricity and oil metered payable on checkout.
200.00 euro breakages deposit payable on arrival.
Check in after 3.30pm
Checkout 10.30am
Rates and average nightly rate shown are for 7 night stay only.
**Rates for stay less than 7 nights available on request**

Deposit required to secure the booking.
Bank charges incurred from payment of deposit will be added to balance of rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Dromneavane House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , ensuite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , ensuite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , w.c downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ensuite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
  • Main Bathroom upstairs, three ensuite and w.c downstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , en suite
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , en suite
  • Travel cot available on request
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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