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Bright, Modern House on the Dingle Peninsula. Wifi Available.

25 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

County Kerry House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

At the foot of Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second highest peak, this bright, modern residence is an ideal place to stay during your visit to the Dingle Peninsula.

It is fitted with all modern conveniences to ensure your comfort. Features include underfloor heating and instant hotwater 24/7. The house has satelite TV for your enjoyment, offering a choice of over fifty channels. Enjoy a movie/animation from our DVD collection. Choose a book from our library. Keep in touch with home using unlimited WIFI.

Situated in the countryside you will enjoy the spectacular, rugged beauty of West Kerry, while the town of Dingle, with its countless attractions, is a mere 7 miles away.

Walkers love West Kerry with its designated trails and walks of varying length and difficulty. Many visitors will simply take a leisurely stroll along one of the many beaches while others relish the challenge of reaching Mount Brandon’s peak (3,000 feet) or trekking along ‘Cosán na Naomh’ (The Saints’ Path) which is fifteen miles from start to finish.

The owner has put together some information, directions and photographs of hill and cliff top walks that start and finish at the house. These packs are easy to follow and will be available to you during your stay.

It can be said that the Dingle Peninsula is the archaeological capital of Ireland. Googling ‘Dingle’ and ‘archaeology’ throws up over 46,000 hits! The area boasts Bronze Age standing stones, Iron Age promontory forts, early Christian monastic sites and medieval ring forts. All of these sites are within a short driving-distance of the residence, while the view from the sunroom will reveal a hilltop seventeenth century towerhouse. A thirty minute climb will get you to this towerhouse. It is well worth the effort with views of Mount Brandon to the northeast, the Blasket Islands to the south and, on the rare occasion, County Clare to the north.

Most of Corca Dhuibhne, to give the peninsula its Gaelic name, is a Gaeltacht where Gaeilge or Gaelic is still widely spoken. Cuirimid fáilte faoi leith i gcónaí roimh lucht labhartha na Gaeilge teacht inár measc.

Traditional Gaelic songs can regularly be heard in some of the local pubs not to mention the best of Traditional Irish music.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

My name is Kevin, I'm a primary school teacher. I love the outdoors and spend a lot of my leisure time either hill walking or sea-angling from the shore. The photo shows me at the top of Mount Brandon, Summer 2011.

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

What makes this house unique

The property is situated in one of the last remaining Gaelic-speaking areas in Ireland. While staying here you can enjoy all that the Dingle peninsula has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“My home is my castle”, this house feels the same! Thanks for being here.
Aug 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 25 traveler reviews

Bright, Modern House on the Dingle Peninsula. Wifi Available.
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
Kansas City, United States
5

Wonderful experience on Dingle!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights at this house, and it was better than we were expecting even. The house was beautiful and comfortable, and the setting was lovely as well. We thoroughly enjoyed having a washer and a bath as the other self-catering homes we stayed at in UK and Ireland were missing these (and they cost more!). I sat in the sun room and blogged every morning, enjoying the views, and we sat by the fireplace every evening. It was bliss.

Dingle town is about a 10-15 minute easy drive away, and the peninsula is gorgeous. We drove Slea Head and did several walks nearby.

Kevin was super easy to communicate with and was nice as can be. We accidentally left behind our back up camera and had no way of getting it before we flew back to the States, so he was kind enough to have it mailed to us here, for which I am very grateful :).

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm glad that the camera made it to you in one piece!
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Buckinghamshire, England
5

Excellent bungalow and area

  • 5 of 5

To be honest, this must be one of the best self catering bungalow/cottages we've stayed in, either in the UK or Eire. It had everything we needed, the beds were comfortable and the views from the kitchen / diner were superb. The wifi worked well too.

The area is lovely with plenty of excellent walks ( Kevin included some in the folder ).

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Courtland, VA
5

Beautiful, Comfortable, and Clean House

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our stay at this wonderful home. Not only was the house itself gorgeous, but the surroundings were as well. The views of the mountains and fields were lovely. We saw sheep and cows regularly. There were wildflowers growing nearby. The atmosphere was just very laid back and relaxing. The amenities are all modern and the house is clean and comfortable. We loved it and would have liked to stay longer. Kevin was very prompt in his responses, and thorough in his descriptions. His mother was nearby too, which was a comfort knowing that someone familiar was close by in case we needed anything. The house was also close to many of our favorite attractions on the Dingle peninsula. Thank you, Kevin, for sharing your home. It was truly a home away from home and we would love to come back again. To anyone out there considering staying at this home, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Martin, Tn
5

Michelle

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for an excellent stay in Dingle. Kevin was prompt to respond from the initial inquiry until we checked out. The house is clean, spacious and well equipped. The views from the house are lovely. You won't regret choosing this rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! Kevin
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Whitwell, Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom
5

Glorious location, lovely house

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed four days here in June. Kevin was so proactive in sending us information about the property and things to do in the area.

The house is stunning, spacious, comfortable and well-equipped. We loved the views and the glorious sunshine! We were very lucky with the weather, but would imagine that this would be a gorgeous place to stay even in the rain!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to let others know about our house! Much appreciated.
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Washington DC
5

The Best!

  • 5 of 5

Hi Kevin

Just wanted to tell you what a wonderful time we had at your

house. After 15 years of renting houses

in Ireland I have found my favorite! You have thought of everything to make

your guests comfortable. We loved all the windows; the house is just bathed in

light. The views from every window are just breath taking. So many houses are a

bit damp and chilly but your house with the underfloor heat is always warm and

cozy. The notebook of information in the house was so helpful especially all

the walks you listed.

I think the location is perfect it is so quiet and peaceful

but only a few minutes’ drive from Dingle town. We loved meeting your mom and

brother!

Thank you for sharing your beautiful house with us we can’t wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, C. Thank you for taking the time write this lovely review. I'm delighted that enjoyed your holiday and that you liked our house! Kevin
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Remains of towerhouse
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Mount Brandon
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Brandon Creek
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Muirioch Beach
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Ballydavid
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The Three Sisters
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Dun an Oir / Fort del Oro
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The Blasket Islands
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The Blasket Island Interpretive Centre
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Film Site
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Film Site: Ryan's Daughter
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Inch Beach
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Remains of Towerhouse
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Ventry Beach
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Wine Strand
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County Capital Town
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The Old Pier Restaurant
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Gorman's Restaurant
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Shore Angling from the cliffs
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An Bothar
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An Cuinne
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Carraig
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Dooneen Pier

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Rates & Availability

County Kerry House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$112
$562
 
 
October - December
Oct 2 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$101
$450
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$101
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

County Kerry House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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