Kenmare Modern Golf Retreat, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland
Modern Irish vacation rental just outside Kenmare, with luxury amenities and lush grounds, resort privileges, and in an excellent location for touring the beauty, wonder (and many golf courses!) of the Ring of Kerry.
|Weekly Rates:||€ 900 / € 1145 / € 1600 / € 2000|
|Heat & Electricity:||Additional, € 50 per week average.|
|Security Deposit:||€ 250 due on arrival|
Satellite Television, Video/DVD Player, TV in Each Bedroom
Updated Kitchen, Solid Fuel Burning Stove, Outdoor Patio Dining
Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer & Dryer, Barbecue, Mobile Phone
Landscaped Gardens, Lovely Views & Luxury Resort Access
Modern luxury in a beautiful setting, two story spacious self-catering home in County Kerry, Ireland. Light, bright, lots of windows, with high-end amenities and deluxe details throughout. Part of a modern luxury development just outside the charming village of Kenmare on the gorgeous Ring of Kerry, this house boasts a terrific location for touring and privileges at the nearby luxury hotel and resort.
All modern amenities are included, from the equipped kitchen to the satellite flat screen televisions and the extra large modern kitchen. Wood floors, carpeted bedrooms, pump showers. Large open dining room, ground floor en suite bedroom and large luxe living room. Three extra large ensuite bedrooms upstairs.
The sitting room is situated at the far side of the house from the entry, past the ground floor bedroom, the kitchen, the dining room. It is large, with red overstuffed leather sofas and a large easy chairs. The floors are wood, the windows let in lots of natural light. The hearth has a turf or wood-burning stove, and a large flat screen TV hangs above the mantle. This room has a modern Irish warmth, perfect for relaxing and chatting after a long day of golf rounds or touring the Ring of Kerry.
There is also a back door here, with access to the large stone patio, table and chairs in the good sized backyard.
Dining Room & Kitchen
The dining room , between the kitchen and the large living room, sits under high ceilings and a sort of gallery formed by the walkway between bedrooms above. It is a narrow space, but feels very open with tall windows and lots of light. A long wood table seats 8 comfortably in cushioned, high-backed modern chairs. Galley doors by the windows open to the kitchen on one side and the sitting room on the other. It’s an interesting space, carved from the floorplan to create something similar to a separate dining room.
Ground Floor: Queen bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Handicap accessible with wide doorways. There is also a guest bathroom on the ground floor.
Upstairs: Three en suite bedrooms, two with Queen beds and one with a double and a single for flexible sleeping arrangements with groups.
The landscaped yard is pretty, with a low stone wall separating the patio from the grassy areas and fencing, adjacent to a nice forested area up the hill behind the houses in the development. A stone patio at the back of the house has wooden furnishings and a gas barbeque. It is private and lovely should you wish to entertain.
The property lies just on the outskirts of Kenmare, on the famous Ring of Kerry, and is part of a private new development built adjacent to the Sheen Falls Lodge Hotel. The area backs up to a beautiful forested hillside, with the charming village less than a mile away. All the beauty of the area, including the Ring of Kerry and the Beara peninsula, as well as much of Counties Kerry and Cork are all accessible for great day trips and self-drive tours. Kenmare itself can be walked to and from during the day, however the road is narrow, and should not be travelled on foot at night. Taxis are plentiful and an inexpensive ride home.
Shannon airport: 104 miles, approximately 2.5 hours
Killarney: 20 miles, about 30 minutes
Dingle: 61 miles, a little over 1.5 hours
Cork: 58 miles, abou 1.5 hours
Dublin: 215 miles, just about 4 hours
Kenmare Luxury Golf House Rental Details:
|This property rents Saturday to Saturday. Occasional shorter stays may be possible in the off season.
2013 Weekly Rates
Low Season, January to April, not including holidays: € 920
Low Season, October to December, not including holidays: € 1000
Mid Season, May, June & September: € 1600
High Season, July, August & Christmas/NY/Easter: € 2000Heat & Electricity
Extra, usually runs about € 50 per week.
Check-in time is after 4pm.
Check-out time is before 10:00am.
The property requires a refundable security/damage deposit of €250, due in Euro cash or Travelers Cheque on arrival and refunded, less any damages, at or after departure.
This is a great option for those with limited mobility, wheelchair accessible with a large ground floor en suite bedroom.
Between the views, the archaeological sites, and the heritage centers, there is no shortage of things to do and see in this part of the country.
The Ring of Kerry and the Beara peninsula have some of the most scenic driving on the island. Indescribably breathtaking.
NATURE & THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Within very short drives are the following famous and magnificent (not hyperbole – they are truly stunning) Irish landscapes:
Killarney National Park – Lakes, woods, mountain peaks, old forests and expansive valleys. Imagine fairy tale woodlands and scenery so lovely it all feels terrifically magical wherever you look.
Gap of Dunloe - Gorgeous rocky mountain valley with water and breathtaking views – think location scouting for the movie Braveheart and you’ll start to come close.
Rosbeigh Strand – six miles of sandy beach!
HERITAGE & HISTORY
Besides all that Killarney National Park offers (including the Muckross Estate as well as incredible scenery, must-sees in the area include the Great Blasket Island Center outside of Dingle, full of rich history and local (famous!) art, as well as the Gallarus Oratory, the Bee Hives, and the ruins of many Iron Age forts, monasteries, and castles. Carnegie Art Center
Killorglin, about 45 minutes, is the home of the annual Puck Fair, a yearly celebration in August that involves, among other things, lots of dancing, much drinking and crowning a wild goat King of the festival. Kenmare Walking festival in June, Kenmare Choral Festival in early December, and all sorts of interesting music and heritage festivals throughout Kerry & Cork.
GOLF, FISHING, BOATING & WATERSPORTS.
Golf is one of the things County Kerry is known for, and excellent golfing abounds throughout the area, including the Kenmare Golf Club. Sailing, boat rides, Island journeys, and all manner of watersports are available, especially in and around Dingle. Casual and sport fishing are part of the local economy, including Salmon fishing on the Sheen River. Killorglin is particularly known for river and sea angling.
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