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Magnificent 'New' House, Near National Park, 5 Mins Walk To Killarney Town

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Detached, Spacious Family New Home With Mountain Views

This exceptionally well located quality and quiet detached accommodation is just five minutes walk to Killarney town and sleeps 8 people. 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).

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 large 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.

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Mary Barrett
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, other languages can be used also
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Mary Barrett

May I introduce myself. My name is Mary and I grew up in Kerry. I married here and brought up my two children near Castleisland. I lost both my parents when I was a child and as I was the oldest daughter the responsibility of my young brothers and sister fell to me. I'm so proud that all my sibling did exceptionally well in life. I enjoy cooking, baking and playing cards twice a week. I'm now living in Castleisland with my husband. My son is married and has two little girls in Chicago. My daughter is married in Cork and also has two little girls. This is the first time I have rented a home and absolutely love sharing my lovely home with you.

Mary Barrett purchased this house in 2014

Why Mary Barrett chose County Kerry

We fell in love with the area. The house was so well built and luxurious and the location was everything we ever wanted.

What makes this house unique

We always loved shopping and visiting Killarney. The views in Killarney we believe are the most beautiful in the whole world.


Killarney House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Spacious shower rooms with good quality fittings.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , With walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedroom have en-suite bathrooms, downstairs bedroom and en-suite is wheelchair accessible. The bedrooms are fitted out with high quality bedding, towels and furniture. Everything is spotlessly clean, you can not get a cleaner home anywhere.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
If you should need a Chauffeur service on your holiday we can provide a very nice gentleman who can drive you around the local area or anywhere you may need.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Magnificent 'New' House, Near National Park, 5 Mins Walk To Killarney Town
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Our Killarney Adventure

  • 5 of 5

We, my husband and I, our daughter, two sons and two daughter in laws, arrived at the house and were immediately greeted and let into this fabulous home. After being given the tour of this beautiful home, which is spacious and spectacular, Eilleen asked about our family and what we wanted to see in the area. As we were enjoying a cup of tea together,(because Eileen and Mary had supplied us with some goodies) Eileen showed us many places to go to in the Killarney area which included restaurants, pubs, shops, and many sites of interest. Our favorite was the Dingle Peninsula, so beautiful! Our stay was most enjoyable and we were able to gather around the table and enjoy meals together, a fully equipped kitchen with very modern appliances made that possible. The town of Killarney is a five minute walk away,there are two grocers around the block, Killarney National Park just a ten minute walk away from this home. Lots of beauty in this country. Thank you Eileen and Mary for such a wonderful family time for us! We loved your place!!!!!!! The Minnettes from Indiana

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thoroughly enjoyed having you in our lovely home and sharing the beauty, history and our friendship with you. We look forward to your return. Mary
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Nice location 5 min walk to city center

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home. High quality construction and furnishings. Very easy to rent. I would definitely rent again

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always nice to hear back from our valued guests. We appreciate offering you our beautiful home to enjoy and sharing the beauty and buzz of one of Ireland's most popular and scenic towns.
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Wow, this house has it all - great location one house lot off of Muckross, new and spacious!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house has a great location one house lot off of Muckross and a 5 minute walk to Killarney town center and all it has to offer. My family of five spent five nights here and could have stayed longer with all that is within reach of the location. We recommend Cronins Restaurant (no relation) on Main Street. They offer great food, including many gluten free options, at great prices. We ate there four nights and were never disappointed. Make a reservation! Murphy's Ice Cream is a must and gluten free as well!

The house itself is beautiful - new and spacious. Four bedrooms and baths offered more room than we needed. Great kitchen / dining area.

Mary Barrett could not have been more accommodating. She let us move in a few hours early as this was our first stop after flying into Shannon. Greeted us with cupcakes and wine.

We cannot recommend this home enough. Hope to be back. The Cronin / Murray family.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday home.

  • 5 of 5

A great property in a wonderful part of the world. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb location near downtown Killarney.

  • 5 of 5

Mary and her husband were as helpful as could be. Our group of four didn't arrive until after 8 pm, and we were very warmly welcomed and shown the property. The property is indeed just a five minute walk from downtown Killarney. (A big plus since there is thus no need for parking.) There are many, many pubs, cafes, and shops for your convenience. Killarney for our group was mainly a home base for a golfing trip, and it was perfectly situated. It was very easy to get in and out of town, and there are some late-night fish-and-chip places to eat for those getting home late. The house itself was clean, well-kept, and well-stocked. If and when we return to Killarney, I wouldn't even hesitate to stay at this house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brand new house with all the amenities and a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights and everything was new, clean, and in working condition. We were met at the house and given a lot of time and guidance on things to do and places to go. The location of this house is central and walking distance away from downtown shops and restaurants. A fabulous place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Ring of Kerry
Killarney National Park
"Killarney National Park was the first national park established in Ireland, created when Muc..."
Traditional Farms at Muckross House
Ross Castle
"Ross Castle is a 15th century tower house on the edge of Lough Leane, in Killarney National ..."
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Kerry Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Car: not necessary

No need to hire a car, but it is recommended as it opens up the surrounding towns and villages. You are five minutes from Killarney town and a short stroll to Killarney National Park. This amazing park contains many features of national and international importance such as the native Oakwood's and Yew woods together with an abundance of evergreen trees and shrub and a profusion of bryophytes and lichens, which thrive in the mild Killarney climate. The UNEC designated this park as a Biosphere Reserve in 1981.

You are right near Muckross House and Park, Torc Waterfall, the Lakes and you are on the Ring of Kerry. Lots of walks in the location, get some useful information in the Tourist Information Centre nearby.


Rates & Availability

Killarney House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off season
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Special rates for two people, please enquire.

If damage deposit is not already paid, 300 euro in cash would be payable on arrival, and refunded on leaving the home.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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