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Terraced Cottage With Views Of Woods, Mountains And Kenmare River

Overview

Property

Updated: 31-May-2016
House in Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland - Adjacent To Sheen Falls, Overlooking The Kenmare River. Only A 10 Minute Walk To Kenmare Town

Adjacent to Sheen Falls and overlooking the Kenmare River the house has a tranquil and secluded river bank location in a residential area within walking distance of Kenmare. It's private garden, with barbecue, ensures comfort and total relaxation. The house is extremely well finished. There are 3 bedrooms: master bedroom, one twin room and one single room. Facilities include under-floor and ceiling electric central heating, widescreen colour TV, DVD and video, music system, dish-washer, washing machine, tumble-dryer, and microwave. The master bedroom is en-suite and it has a TV and DVD player also. Our house is in a beautiful location, very close to Kenmare town, which has a wonderful selection of excellent restaurants, shops, art galleries and pubs. The house has a 4-star rating, with a highly-equipped kitchen. Every possible appliance is provided. Golf, sailing, wind-surfing, kayaking and pleasure boat trips are all available, as are hill-walking and horse-riding.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had excellent feedback over the years from many satisfied clients.
May 2013
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4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

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5

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This house is excellent - comfortable and very well equipped. Barbara and Aldona made sure that we had everything we needed.

The house is within walking distance of Kenmare which is a very pleasant town with many restaurants and bars as well as shops of all sorts.

It is very convenient for driving the Kerry Ring and the Ring of Beara both of which are beautiful. We also drove round the Dingle Peninsula and visited Bantry and the Sheep's Head peninsula. All are beautiful and unspoilt and very quiet.

The road to Killarney is particularly picturesque and we drove it a number of times seeing new things each time.

The people we met were all friendly although some were very concerned about Brexit!

We would definitely recommend coming here for a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Want to come back

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this nice cottage.

The Priory was a perfect base for our explorations of Kenmare and the surroundings, with all the comforts of home.

Barbara was so welcoming and answered our many questions. She helped to organize a nice Dinner for my husband’s 50th birthday, what was very special.

We enjoyed our magical stay, and would recommend the Priory in a heartbeat!

Thanks to Barbara.

Marion & Enno Janssen (Germany)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Best holiday home ever

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in July 2015 for a week and it was the best house we have ever rented. The house was immaculate, clean and tidy and the owner Barbara has thought of everything for all ages. I still can’t believe how well equipped the kitchen is, everything you need at your fingertips.

Kenmare is a great wee village with great restaurants, pubs & cafes. We were meeting American cousins who were flying in from New York the day we arrived and we wanted to treat them to dinner in a nice restaurant. Barbara the owner, not only recommended Davitt’s but she also booked it for us and we had an exceptional experience.

We done the two major road trips – Ring of Kerry & Dingle peninsula-and they were superb but Beara Peninsula should be included in this as it was also magnificent. Make sure you drive through Healy’s Pass, what an experience!

We visited Killarney several times and took in Muckross house and gardens on hired bikes, the National Park on the jaunting cars and Gap of Dungloe on Horse & cart. Next time I would walk the Gap or hire a bike as you can travel further than by horse! Also, cart can only take 4 people and as there were 5 of us one had to ride a horse!

Bike hire is available near to Gleneagles Hotel in Killarney.

Each day we were out touring no matter if sun was shining or raining heavily we always looked forward to coming to the house as it was a home away from home.

Thanks Barbara, we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Superb House

  • 5 of 5

For anybody looking for peace and quiet, whilst being within walking distance of a small town, this is the place. We spent a wonderful week at the best house we've ever rented. It's spacious, clean and light and the kitchen is amazingly well equipped. The view from the garden is so beautiful.The owners are really lovely and went out of their way to help us with everything.

Kenmare itself, just 10 minutes walk away, is delightful, with its lovely craft shops and caf?s (we recommend the Truffle Pig for homemade cakes and other delicacies),and if you're stuck for something to do on a rainy day with the kids, don't miss visiting the local library.( It also offers free internet.) We enjoyed the "Seafari" cruise which leaves daily from the harbour to see seals, with its crazy singing captain! Great fun. There is also a day camp nearby where children can enjoy water sports.

If you like walking,not to be missed is the Gleninchiquin Waterfall, about a 15 minute drive away, but absolutely stunning. There is a small entrance fee but well worth it.

We did the Ring of Kerry and were unanimous in deciding that the most beautiful scenery is between Kenmare and Killarney, especially "Ladies View." Be prepared for lots of bends and unsuspecting sheep in the middle of the road!

We were sad when the week was up but have fallen in love with Ireland and plan to return!

Thank you Barbara and Jimmy!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Kenmare has an annual walking festival and many music weekends which are very popular and attract large numbers to the town. Kenmare also boasts its beautiful Carnegie Theatre which hosts regular plays, concerts, art exhibitions and films. There is a weekly artisan food market in the town square and regular food fairs.

Coast/Beach:

Many beaches within 15-45 mins drive from the house. The most beautiful is Derrynane strand near Caherdaniel.

Travel:

Cork Airport - 1 hour 15 mins drive from the house.

Farranfore Airport - 1 hour drive from the house.

Dublin Airport - 4.5 hours drive from the house.

Shannon Airport - 2.5 hours drive from the house.

Distances:

Killarney - 40 mins drive. (Killarney National Park/Lakes/Muckross House/Gap of Dunloe for walking and pony-trekking. Kenm

Further Details:

Kenmare has an annual walking festival and many music weekends which are very popular and attract large numbers to the town. Kenmare also boasts its beautiful Carnegie Theatre which hosts regular plays, concerts, art exhibitions and films. There is a weekly artisan food market in the town square and regular food fairs.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 4
1 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£254
for 7 nights
£254
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 40% is due on confirmation of booking.
The remaining 60% is required 6 weeks prior to arrival.
A damage deposit of €150 is required in cash upon arrival. This will be refunded on day of departure.

Changeover Day:
Saturday

Notes on prices:
May/June/September/October 2013: €450 per week
July/August 2013:€550 per week
November/December 2013: €300 per week

Christmas/ New Year/ Easter: 2013: €550 per week

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • river

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 3 bathrooms - the main bathroom is upstairs and it has bath/shower, toilet and wash-hand basin. The master bedroom is en-suite with shower, toilet and wash-hand basin, and on the ground floor, there is a toilet and wash-hand basin.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (the master bedroom) has a 5ft. double bed with bathroom ensuite. There is an alarm-clock/radio, a TV and DVD player in this room. Bedroom 2 is a twin room with two single beds. Bedroom 3 has one single bed.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Outside: We also have a very nice garden that has a view of the river. The gas barbeque with tables and chairs, sun loungers etc are all at your disposal during your stay. Utility Room: There is no utility room.

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