This exceptionally well located modern and quiet detached accommodation is just four minutes walk to Killarney town and sleeps 8 people. The location is fantastic, Located opposite the National Park and the newly renovated Killarney House where Prince Charles and Camilla were hosted in their recent first visit to Ireland. The home is on the Ring of Kerry and Wild Atlantic Way, near all the tourist spots, Muckross House and gardens, Torc Waterfall, the lakes of Killarney etc etc. There is plenty to do and see in Killarney and Eileen will be able to help you if you need more information on local tours and trips.
You can rent a bike just around the corner and get the entire family equipped with bikes and helmets, it is by far one of the best ways to explore in the National Park. Take a picnic on the day and you can sit and watch the deer graze and wander free around the fields.
Local shops a couple of minutes walk, also serving hot and cold food, coffees etc, with off licence/Take Out for that all important bottle of wine. Getting around is easy, few minutes walk to the town centre, hire a car, take a big red bus which takes you around the main tourist attractions, hire a bike, get a taxi or hire a horse and trap and listen to the 'blarney' from the local jarveys. Eileen will have all the details for you on arrival and will advise you on best places to eat and best local irish pubs. You will have fresh irish brown bread, scones, butter, tea and coffee on your arrival. This home combines the warmest of welcomes and hospitality with modern luxurious facilities. Set alongside Killarney National Park, which has 26,000 acres of 'free to roam' parkland, this is a great location in which to explore the amazing surroundings which offers guests spectacular walking trails, cycle routes, historic tours, horse riding and lake activities. Your home is situated in an idyllic location, with town, nightlife, top class restaurants, and shopping just minutes away, yet within easy reach of wild and wonderful natural beauty of Killarney and ring of Kerry. You will be surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and access to activities and memories that you will treasure for ever. At the end of the day you will breathe in air that is so fresh and clean that you will feel both relaxed and energised and you will go away wanting to return to this idyllic and beautiful part of Ireland, Kerry (The Kingdom). Look up 10 best things to do in Killarney on Google.
The house has a large spacious bright kitchen/diner which is well equipped with top of the range appliances, high class fitted kitchen with a separate laundry room. Large table and chairs seats 8 people. There is a wonderful wood-burning stove in which to cosy up to in the long evenings. Everything is brand new as this property is being let for the first time. All the bedrooms are en-suite, with wooden floors in each bedroom. The Master bedroom has a king size bed, bed lockers, and a walk in wardrobe with full length mirror and loads of storage, along with a dressing table and stool.
The ground floor bedroom has its own en-suite and has wheel-chair access.
Bedroom number 2 and 3 are en-suite with large luxurious double beds, the 4th bedroom has two single beds, bedside lockers and wardrobe.
Entrance Hall is spacious, bright and welcoming with beautiful staircase and landing. The stairs and landing is covered with luxurious carpeting which adds to that cosy feeling. There is a seating area underneath the staircase in which to sit, read or just relax.
The Sitting/Living Room has a large comfortable reclining settee with scatter cushions, coffee table, side table and rug. There is a large flat screen TV/DVD player and a beautiful fireplace in which to relax and unwind. There is free wi-fi throughout the house.
This house has a very clean, bright, airy, spacious atmosphere and is an ideal retreat for families, golfers, hikers, cyclists, adventurers, fishermen etc to stay and relax and explore the amazing surroundings.
A great garden surrounds the house, to the front a lawn with beautiful birch trees and shrubs, to the back an outdoor seating area in which to sit and have breakfast.
Also a great barbeque.
There is private parking space for 3 cars as well as roadside parking to the front of the house.
(Cots, high chairs and other baby equipment are available on request.
300 euro, or dollars or sterling required as damage deposit on arrival, this will be refunded before you leave once home is checked for breakage.)
If you like walking, cycling, horse riding this is the place to come. Take a bike and cycle around the magnificent Lakes of Killarney and take in the many breathtaking views along the way, or trot along on horseback and really get away from it all.
South and west of the town of Killarney is an expanse of rugged mountainous country. This includes the McGillycuddy's Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland, over 1000 metres high. At the foot of the mountains are the world famous Lakes of Killarney. Here lies the 26,000 acres Killarney National Park, which is just minutes from your doorstep. The distinctive combination of mountains, lakes, woods and waterfalls give the area a very special scenic beauty. Experience the wildlife as you walk along, wild red deer roam freely, rabbits and hares scuttle by and I do hope you are lucky enough to experience the magnificent Golden Eagle, (re-introduced during the last few years).
Walk the beautiful grounds of Muckross House, a 19th century mansion featuring all the necessary furnishings and artefacts of the period and is a major visitor attraction. Explore the arboretum, tour Muckross House and view the rooms Queen Victoria stayed in on her visit, when her bed was flown in, and many existing flourishes had been added to this majestic house for her arrival along with her entourage.
Muckross House and grounds are amazing, there simply aren't enough hours in the day to spend here.
Visit Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle or take a jaunting car; tours operate where no motor traffic is permitted.
If you want to go further you would not be in Kerry without visiting Dingle, on the way stop off at Inch Beach, where surfers, locals and those who have heard of the strand's breathtaking views come together.
Brave the Blaskets if you dare. Take the Slea Head drive from Dingle and go the the long way round through Ventry and past Paidi O Shea's pub. Suddenly you come to the sight of the three Blasket Islands in all their glory. Down in Dunquin, you can take a boat from the pier to the Great Blasket, where the echoes of Peig Sayers still ring around the deserted houses and stonewalls.
Don't forget to visit the Interpretation Centre with its views of the Great Blasket Island from the panoramic window. Stroll around and view the local art, artefacts and learn some irish history and culture. Don't forget to stop off at the coffee shop for freshly made scones, butter and jam.
Killarney's McGillycuddy's Reeks, Ireland's highest mountain range, form a backdrop to the park and offer fantastic outdoor opportunities for hikers and climbers. The area also offers ample choice for golfing, fishing, horse-riding, canoeing, cycling and swimming, letting you choose how best to experience the natural highlights of the area.
Muckross House, Muckross Traditional Farms, Ross Castle, Muckross Abbey, Innisfallen Island, Kennedys All-Weather Pet Farm & Playgrounds, Torc Waterfall, Gap of Dunloe, Dinis Cottage, Ladies View, Ring of Kerry Tour,
A trip to Killarney would not be complete without experiencing the Ring of Kerry scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula. The Wild Atlantic Way. or a trip around the Dingle Peninsula.
Killarney is truly a Golfer's paradise. Other famous Kerry courses such as Ballybunion, Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Dooks, and Tralee are all within a short drive of Killarney.
Killarney provides both the rambler and serious walker with the ultimate in diversity. The choice of walks is endless, from the Kerry Way which is the country's longest way-marked trail, to the highest peaks in Ireland - the Macgillycuddy Reeks. Killarney is the perfect place for cycling and bikes are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis.
Pony tracking is very popular activity in Killarney. Two of the most popular routes are through the National Park and the Gap of Dunloe Trek.
The Killarney Lakes are three in number, Lake Leane, Middle Lake and Upper Lake, all of which are all excellent for salmon and brown trout. Boats and gillies can be arranged.
PLEASE NOTE FOR STAYS OVER 3 WEEKS WHICH HAVE BEEN REDUCED FOR OFF SEASON, UTILITY CHARGES MAY BE ADDED TO THE RATE QUOTED