'BELLS COTTAGE', a traditional Kerry farmhouse, very cosy and comfortable, a bright and friendly holiday home on 6 acres of private grounds with lovely secluded gardens around the house, and within walking distance of the lake there are a couple of beautiful country houses/restaurants on the lake shore.
Caragh Lake at the foot of the mighty Macgillicuddy Reeks and only 10 minutes from Rossbeigh Beach part of the Wild Atlantic Way , is one of the most beautiful lakes in County Kerry, peaceful and unspoilt, with Mediterranean growth due to the very mild climate all year round.
The farmhouse has been lovingly restored maintaining its original charm and character. With two open fireplaces and central heating, tasteful furniture, beautiful original paintings, it provides a homely retreat with the highest level of comfort. Particular attention has been paid to low allergen materials.The kitchen has built-in units in old pine, an old dresser, table and chairs and a comfortable armchair beside the fireplace. The bedrooms are upstairs, there is one en-suite double with 2 push-together singles, a further double with 2 singles. The beds are of excellent quality. Additional shower room off the landing..
Caragh Lake is an ideal base for a golfing holiday. With more than 10 spectacular and challenging 18 hole courses on the doorstep, it is truly a golfer's paradise.
Mahony's Point, Par 72 and Kileen, Par 72, at Killarney (Tel +353 - 64 - 6631034) are a 20 minute drive away.
Tralee (+353 - 66 - 7136379), Par 71, designed by Arnold Palmer, 3/4 hour.
Ballybunion (+353 - 68 - 27146) once described by Tom Watson as 'the best of the world,' boasts 2 courses, the Old course Par 71, the New course Par 72
Waterville (Tel +353 - 66 - 9474545) Par 72 about 1 hour
Dingle (++353 - 66 - 9156255) Par 72 again around 1 hour. Dooks (Tel +353 - 66 - 9768205) Par 70, founded in 1889 is only 10 minutes away,
Killorglin also 10 minutes away (Tel +353 - 66 - 9761979), Par 72
Beaufort (Tel +353 - 64 - 6644440) Par 71 about 15 minutes from Caragh Lake.
The area boasts breathtaking scenery, first class facilities for walking, climbing, riding, fishing, swimming, and for the golf enthusiast Caragh Lake is a dream. A variety of quality restaurants and traditional pubs with sing song the weekend are within easy reach. The people are friendly, the area exceptionally beautiful, the house charming and homely, all in all an ideal base for a lovely holiday. -