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Miss Caragh Curran

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

New Luxury 5* Beachside Lodge with Sauna - 4 beds ensuite - Spectacular Location

18 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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County Kerry House Rental Photos and Description

Fuchsia Lodge - Luxury 4 bedroom en-suite beachside lodge in Waterville - Sauna

Luxury Self Catering Accommodation. With a spectacular waterfront location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean & Ballinskelligs Bay, Fuchsia Lodge is a luxury purpose built holiday home ideally situated on the Ring of Kerry. Surrounded by a half acre of private garden with stunning views of the Atlantic – the lodge makes an idyllic retreat for anyone that wishes to explore and enjoy the Southwest of Ireland. Everything about Fuchsia Lodge is designed with the guests ultimate comfort in mind. It is tasteful in its décor, stylish in its choice of furnishings and fabrics and creative in its use of light. Located just outside the village of Waterville, the property is wonderfully secluded yet very conveniently sited: Fuchsia lodge overlooks a beautiful secluded beach at Loher, it’s a ten minute walk to the much acclaimed Skellig Bay golf course, a five minute drive to the renowned seafood restaurants and pubs in the village of Waterville and the market town of Cahersiveen is only 15 kms away

The village of Waterville is famous throughout the world for its championship links golf course & superb sea trout and salmon angling. The area is blessed with some of the most spectacular scenery in Ireland & offers walkers and cyclists endless possibilities for sightseeing & touring. The area boasts an abundance of ancient historical sites, among these are the 6th century Skelligs UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Stone Fort at Loher and 6th century ruins on Church Island. The area is particularly popular with artists & nature lovers. There are endless possibilities to experience the indigenous flora & fauna first hand. The village has attracted numerous celebrities over the years, from Charlie Chaplin to world famous golfers, such as Tiger Woods and Mark O'Meara.

Fuchsia Lodge has four bedrooms, all en-suite & elegantly furnished. Slightly different in size & shape, they all share a common point in decoration & simple sophistication.

All lavishly furnished with rich textiles, dark stained furniture & Egyptian cotton bed linens. There are three king-sized bedrooms & a spacious double bedroom. One of the king-size rooms can be made up as a twin room, if preferred.   The open-plan kitchen, dining room & living room is the focal point of the home. The feature dormer window offers breathtaking views directly on to the bay & the majestic mountains, which tower high above the water. The fully fitted kitchen includes a microwave, dishwasher, oven and hob. Additional facilities include a sauna, a fully equipped utility room and wet room and a mezzanine relaxation area with a library, flat screen TV, Satellite, DVD & video player. Under floor heating and high performance double-glazed windows ensure a cosy, comfy living environment no matter what the weather is doing outside. Open Plan Living Room & Dining Room. Seating area to accommodate 8-10 people. Flat screen TV. Optiflame Fire. Mezzanine. Seating area.

DVD / Video Player. Library.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Miss Caragh Curran (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful time our family had at Fuchsia Lodge! There was so much to do... We played golf at both courses, visited the Skelligs and went kayaking at Ballinskelligs Bay – even saw some dolphins!! The property lived up to all our expectations and beyond. We had our breath taken away by the fantastic views from the living room... Amazing! We didn't know Waterville before and are so thrilled to have been introduced to such a magical place - we shall definitely be back!
Jul 2008
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New Luxury 5* Beachside Lodge with Sauna - 4 beds ensuite - Spectacular Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I live in the UK, and my parents came over from America- and we had the holiday of our lives! The house and the views are more beautiful than the pictures on the website can describe. We didn't want to do much sightseeing as the view from the house was so amazing in itself. The furnishings in the house were luxurious as well. It is a very roomy, warm, and comfortable home. The area has some amazing walks and day trips. The boat trip to Skellig Islands were very memorable. There are some wonderful Golf courses in Waterville as well. If I come back to Ireland I'll be staying here again! Caragh was a very helpful and hospitable property owner.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
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Grossrosseln, Saarland, Deutschland
5

Beautiful and amazing house in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

It was our second holiday in Fuchsia Lodge and won't the last. The house and the landscape are amazing. This time we spent 2 weeks in the end of winter and it was very stormy and rainy. But the house was pretty warm and you can end up the day in the sauna after some long walks. Everything in the house is well maintained and clean. If you need help or any information you can always ask Mary or Caragh. We will come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Owner's Response: Dear Markus, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again this year. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fuchsia Lodge and Waterville very soon. Liebe Grusse von Irland, Caragh
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5

Great setting in Waterville for a beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

A great property with a beautiful view. The home was very clean and updated. It was spacious and everything worked well. The floor plan was great and included everything you would need. The grounds were terrific and we were able to take long walks.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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5

Lovely holiday home

  • 5 of 5

This is a large, clean, spacious home with lots of windows and beautiful vistas. We were pleasantly surprised to find that there was milk and butter in the fridge and wine, jams and soda bread on the counter when we arrived. The kitchen is well equipped. Waterville is an easy walk from the house where we enjoyed the seascape and pastoral surroundings. Being on the Ring of Kerry allows access to diverse vegetation and views. Day trips to Valentia Island and Killarney National Park were well worth the drive. When we travel, we prefer quiet, scenic places and this location met all our needs. We would highly recommend Fuschia Lodge and the Waterville area. John & Lesley from Ontario, Canada

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: Dear John and Lesley, Thank you for taking the time to leave the wonderful review. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Fuchsia Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Warm regards, Caragh
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Trim, Co. Meath
5

Tranquil Luxury

  • 5 of 5

I usually wince when I see gushing superlatives used to describe a service or product, but this property deserves all I can throw at it. From the obviously design-led & inspired interior, to the magnificent traditional stone exterior, to the stunning views, this house has it all, in spades. Often in my experience luxury holiday properties flatter to deceive, features that appear charming are often twee, locations often have negative features that are not readily apparent, and often fixtures and fittings are not of the first order. Fuschia is the exception to this rule, the Sea is quite literally a stone's throw away, there is a lovely secluded beach (Never busy) 350m walk, it is situated on a charming quiet back road, but yet only 3 km from the bustling town of Waterville, and the ring of Kerry. Beautiful beaches, gourmet seafood dining in Portmagee, Cahirciveen, Kenmare, wonderful walks, and then to relax on the patio with a glass of wine as the sun sets on the bay in front of you... Bliss!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Perfect Start to a Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Driving down the narrow lane to the house was a bit sporty (as I am not used to country roads) but then again so are many other roads in rural Ireland. We arrived too late in the evening to appreciate the spectacular view that I found the next day, which was cloudless, breezy, and breathtaking.

The views from the kitchen and living room lookout across the Atlantic and rolling hills. This was my first time in Kerry and certainly not my last visit, especially to the Fuchsia Lodge.

The house was spotless and the appliances were all modern, easy to use, and in working order. Two bottles of wine waiting for us was a very nice touch.  The house design takes many influences from the history of the area and incorporates that with modern flair, again a nice touch.

The local area has a lot to offer in terms of tourist activities, sight seeing, golf, etc... The local towns of Waterville and Cahersiveen offer many amenities and the people are warm and friendly. My friends and I went into one of the local pubs and there was the after party of a wedding. Even though we were complete strangers and all spoke with an American accent the lovely people invited us to join them while several broke out into songs. It's incredible that everyone knew the words to at least a half dozen tunes. It certainly was a night to remember.

Our host, the lovely Caragh C. provided us with exact directions and met us in person to give us the keys as she was in the area. We are already planning to book for July or August next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
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Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review Sam. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Fuchsia Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Regards, Caragh
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Kerry International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Waterville
Nearest Ferry
112 Miles
Port of Cork
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Skellig Bay Golf Course
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Killarney
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Waterville
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Loher Beach
Car: recommended

Fuchsia Lodge is situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay and surrounded by the McGillicuddy Reeks –Ireland’s highest mountain range. It is the ideal location to explore a wide and varied range of outdoor activities, including walking, surfing, golfing and angling. The southwest of Ireland is home to some of the world's most renowned and prestigious golf courses - names like Waterville, Ballybunion, Tralee and Killarney are all ranked in the top courses in the world and are all within easy reach of Fuchsia Lodge.

The area is also renowned for its diverse range of water based activities - enjoy a day kayaking with the chance to see dolphins or seals or explore the underwater gardens of the southwest, which offers some of the best and most renowned diving sites in Europe. The area is also home to a large number of Blue Flag Beaches, such as Derrynane, Ballinskelligs, the White Strand and Kells Beach.

Golf: There are a large number of championship golf courses in the area. In Waterville, you have the world famous Waterville Links and the new highly acclaimed Skellig Bay Course. Dooks, Ballybunion, Tralee, Killarney and Ring of Kerry Golf Courses are all within easy access of Fuchsia Lodge.

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Rates & Availability

County Kerry House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
3 Sep to 1 Oct 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$420
From
$420
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,401
 
 
1 Oct to 12 Nov 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
$336
From
$336
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,177
 
 
Nov 12 to Dec 17 2016
Nov 12 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$308
From
$308
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,009
 
 
Dec 17 to 8 Jan 2017
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,569
 
 
8 Jan to 3rd March 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$336
$1,065
 
 
4 Mar to 26 May 2017
Mar 4 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$392
$1,345
 
 
27 May to 30 June 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,289
 
 
1 July to 28 July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,681
 
 
29 July to 1 Sep 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,793
 
 
2 Sep to 29 Sep 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,401
 
 
30 Sep to 17 Nov 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$392
$1,177
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $280

1. Electricity and heating are included in the rental rate.
2. The rental rate includes the provision of bed linen, towels and all other household linen. Beach towels also provided.
3. On departure, the house, equipment and utensils must be left in a clean and tidy condition. A deduction of € 150 will be debited from the security deposit, if the property is not cleaned properly on departure.

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Amenities

County Kerry House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - shower
  • Power Showers in each bathroom. Shaver sockets. Quality towels supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Room can be made up as Double or Twin
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • - 400 count Egyptian cotton bed linens - Generous selection of pillows - Large windows to capture the views - Private en-suite bathrooms - Hairdryer - Individual thermostat and heating control
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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