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KARA HEM, family friendly in Firies, County Kerry, Ref 912851

Bedrooms 6
Property type cottage
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

A welcoming detached cottage situated outside Firies near to the town of Killarney, County Kerry. Six bedrooms. Five bathrooms including four en-suites. Spacious gardens with stunning views. Killarney 7 miles.

Kara Hem is a wonderful, comfortable detached cottage set in the tranquil village of Firies, near Killarney in County Kerry. The cottage can sleep up to fourteen people in six bedrooms, four of which are equipped with en-suite shower rooms and there is also a separate family bathroom, housing a bath and another shower. There is fitted kitchen and dining area with a separate family dining room and a comfortable sitting room with a cosy open fire. Outside you will find plenty of off road parking, a lawned garden to the front and rear of the property and a patio area to the rear. Kara Hem is perfect for a family or group of friends looking for a home away from home as they explore the wonders of County Kerry. Amenities: Oil central heating with electric fire and open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi. Fuel and power charged via meter reading. Starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Lawned garden to front and rear of property and rear patio area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles. Note: Taxi/bus hire to and from Killarney town available for €5.00/person each way, minimum 3 people with advance booking advisable. Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.

Property Manager
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Killarney in County Kerry

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
Six bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor family rooms with 1 double and 1 single (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 6). Utility. Dining room (seats 8) with electric fire. Sitting room (seats 6) with open fire.


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KARA HEM, family friendly in Firies, County Kerry, Ref 912851
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

For a Family of 15

  • 5 of 5

We brought our 12 natural born children, ages 22 down to 6 months old, along with our son-in-law, from the US to Ireland for the first time. It was amazing!! Kara Hem was the perfect place from which to take in the entire southwest region of Ireland. From the Ring of Kerry to Desmond Castle and Cork, we filled up 7 days of sight-seeing and pleasure. Killarney is my most favorite city, the people, the shops, the food, and the grocery stores with which we became very familiar with a visit a day.

Kara Hem is situated in the middle of dairy farms with the cows visiting the fence line daily. It was quiet and secluded from the hustle and bustle of town, with views out every window that took your breath away. The only draw backs were the VERY squeaky floors making it difficult for a sleeping baby to remain asleep if you walked upstairs, and the small washer and dryer for our size group. We did enjoy using the laundry line, though, for the first time ever. The rooms were beautifully decorated and spacious creating a nice retreat for each and every one from the chatter of the family, mostly happening in the kitchen. After staying in a castle closer to Dublin following Kara Hem, even our little ones preferred the homey feel and location of Kara Hem. If I could sum it up in one word....romantic. The memories will last a lifetime. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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