Location: South West
Availability: All year
Accommodates: 8 guests
Ref No: KY61
"A house that surpassed all our expectations" This stunning home covers 3000 square feet. Each of the four bedrooms has its own bathroom. Single storey house situated in a very quiet and secluded hillside, one mile from the centre of Kenmare, with panoramic views of the Beara Mountains to the left through the Kenmare Bay and MacGillicuddy Reeks to the right.
The house is finished to the highest standard. Public rooms include an oak floored TV room, with flat screen 42 LCD TV with Satellite (SKY) and recordable DVD player, and a Library Sitting Room with open fireplace. Thermostatically controlled ecothermal under floor heating throughout. The house is equally attractive externally and is surrounded by an acre of natural gardens.
4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
Hallway entrance leads to a fully fitted open plan kitchen, which features a marble work surface, Rangemaster gas and electric cooker and breakfast island: open plan dining room with a mahogany round table (seats eight). There is a living room with gas fireplace and Stereo Radio, CD and IPOD player.
Both the TV room and living room have double exit doors which lead to a cobbled barbeque patio featuring an Aussie Roaster Gas Barbeque and teak outdoor dining table that seats eight.
The separate utility room has a washing machine and dryer.
All bedrooms are carpeted and en suite. There are two double bedrooms and one twin bedded room. The master bedroom has a sleigh bed, walk in wardrobe and separate bath and power shower with body jets. All windows are double glazed slide and sash. Ceilings are nine feet high.
Direct dial telephone with broadband connection is also available at an extra cost and this must be requested in advance. There is a separate garage.
Shannon Airport; 192km (120 miles)
Cork Airport; 96km (60 miles)
Kerry Airport; 56km (35 miles)
Dublin Airport; 328km (205 miles)
Amenities in the area:
The charming and busy little town of Kenmare is one mile away. There are excellent restaurants and two five-star hotels, not to mention colourful pubs and quaint little shops. Killarney lies in the opposite direction and has much to lure the visitor. Fishing hiking and horse riding is available in the area. Beyond Kenmare and over the metal bridge, lies the road to the Beara Peninsula.
You can go sailing, canoeing or hill walking at Star Sailing in Dauros (4 miles from Kenmare on the Castletownbere road). www.staroutdoors.ie
Hire bikes from Finnegan’s Bike Shop, book golf lessons with the Adrian Whitehead Golf Academy in the Ring of Kerry Golf Club.
You can swim in the new leisure centre at the Kenmare Bay Hotel, walk the Heritage Trail in Kenmare town or stroll the beach in Derrynane. You can visit Kennedy’s Pet Farm in Killarney - a favourite with children.
Prices may change depending on level of service required, number of guests and time of year when you are traveling. For your convenience the following rates are guide-lines only.