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Luxury Home opposite National Park, priv parking 4 cars, 4 mins walk town centre

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bed all en-suite, large family home mins to National Park & town centre, wi-fi

This exceptionally well located modern and quiet detached accommodation is just four minutes walk to Killarney town and sleeps 8 people. Located opposite the National Park and the newly renovated Killarney House. The home is on the Ring of Kerry and Wild Atlantic Way. Getting around is easy, few minutes walk to the town centre, hire a car, take a big red bus which takes you around the main tourist attractions, hire a bike, get a taxi or hire a horse and trap and listen to the 'blarney' from the local jarveys. Eileen will have all the details for you on arrival and will advise you on best places to eat and best local irish pubs. You will have fresh irish brown bread, scones, butter, tea and coffee on your arrival. This home combines the warmest of welcomes and hospitality with modern luxurious facilities. Set alongside Killarney National Park, which has 26,000 acres of 'free to roam' parkland, this is a great location in which to explore the amazing surroundings which offers guests spectacular walking trails, cycle routes, historic tours, horse riding and lake activities. Your home is situated in an idyllic location, with town, nightlife, top class restaurants, and shopping just minutes away, yet within easy reach of wild and wonderful natural beauty of Killarney and ring of Kerry. You will be surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and access to activities and memories that you will treasure for ever. At the end of the day you will breathe in air that is so fresh and clean that you will feel both relaxed and energised and you will go away wanting to return to this idyllic and beautiful part of Ireland, Kerry (The Kingdom). Look up 10 best things to do in Killarney on Google.

The house has a large spacious bright kitchen/diner which is well equipped with top of the range appliances, high class fitted kitchen with a separate laundry room. Large table and chairs seats 8 people. There is a wonderful wood-burning stove in which to cosy up to in the long evenings. Everything is brand new as this property is being let for the first time. All the bedrooms are en-suite, with wooden floors in each bedroom. The Master bedroom has a king size bed, bed lockers, and a walk in wardrobe with full length mirror and loads of storage, along with a dressing table and stool.

The ground floor bedroom has its own en-suite and has wheel-chair access.

Bedroom number 2 and 3 are en-suite with large luxurious double beds, the 4th bedroom has two single beds, bedside lockers and wardrobe.

Entrance Hall is spacious, bright and welcoming with beautiful staircase and landing. The stairs and landing is covered with luxurious carpeting which adds to that cosy feeling. There is a seating area underneath the staircase in which to sit, read or just relax.

The Sitting/Living Room has a large comfortable reclining settee with scatter cushions, coffee table, side table and rug. There is a large flat screen TV/DVD player and a beautiful fireplace in which to relax and unwind. There is free wi-fi throughout the house.

This house has a very clean, bright, airy, spacious atmosphere and is an ideal retreat for families, golfers, hikers, cyclists, adventurers, fishermen etc to stay and relax and explore the amazing surroundings.

A great garden surrounds the house, to the front a lawn with beautiful birch trees and shrubs, to the back an outdoor seating area in which to sit and have breakfast.

Also a great barbeque.

There is private parking space for 3 cars as well as roadside parking to the front of the house.

(Cots, high chairs and other baby equipment are available on request.

300 euro, or dollars or sterling required as damage deposit on arrival, this will be refunded before you leave once home is checked for breakage.)

If you like walking, cycling, horse riding this is the place to come. Take a bike and cycle around the magnificent Lakes of Killarney and take in the many breathtaking views along the way, or trot along on horseback and really get away from it all.

South and west of the town of Killarney is an expanse of rugged mountainous country. This includes the McGillycuddy's Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland, over 1000 metres high. At the foot of the mountains are the world famous Lakes of Killarney. Here lies the 26,000 acres Killarney National Park, which is just minutes from your doorstep. The distinctive combination of mountains, lakes, woods and waterfalls give the area a very special scenic beauty. Experience the wildlife as you walk along, wild red deer roam freely, rabbits and hares scuttle by and I do hope you are lucky enough to experience the magnificent Golden Eagle, (re-introduced during the last few years).

Walk the beautiful grounds of Muckross House, a 19th century mansion featuring all the necessary furnishings and artefacts of the period and is a major visitor attraction. Explore the arboretum, tour Muckross House and view the rooms Queen Victoria stayed in on her visit, when her bed was flown in, and many existing flourishes had been added to this majestic house for her arrival along with her entourage.

Muckross House and grounds are amazing, there simply aren't enough hours in the day to spend here.

Visit Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle or take a jaunting car; tours operate where no motor traffic is permitted.

If you want to go further you would not be in Kerry without visiting Dingle, on the way stop off at Inch Beach, where surfers, locals and those who have heard of the strand's breathtaking views come together.

Brave the Blaskets if you dare. Take the Slea Head drive from Dingle and go the the long way round through Ventry and past Paidi O Shea's pub. Suddenly you come to the sight of the three Blasket Islands in all their glory. Down in Dunquin, you can take a boat from the pier to the Great Blasket, where the echoes of Peig Sayers still ring around the deserted houses and stonewalls.

Don't forget to visit the Interpretation Centre with its views of the Great Blasket Island from the panoramic window. Stroll around and view the local art, artefacts and learn some irish history and culture. Don't forget to stop off at the coffee shop for freshly made scones, butter and jam.


More Details

Property Manager
Mary Barrett
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, other languages can be used also
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Mary Barrett

May I introduce myself. My name is Mary and I grew up in Kerry. I married here and brought up my two children near Castleisland. I lost both my parents when I was a child and as I was the oldest daughter the responsibility of my young brothers and sister fell to me. I'm so proud that all my sibling did exceptionally well in life. I enjoy cooking, baking and playing cards twice a week. I'm now living in Castleisland with my husband. My son is married and has two little girls in Chicago. My daughter is married in Cork and also has two little girls. This is the first time I have rented a home and absolutely love sharing my lovely home with you.

Mary Barrett purchased this house in 2014

Why Mary Barrett chose Killarney

We fell in love with the area. The house was so well built and luxurious and the location was everything we ever wanted. We want our guests grow to love our great town and we want to share our beautiful home with all of you.

What makes this house unique

We always loved shopping and visiting Killarney. The views in Killarney we believe are the most beautiful in the whole world.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Passports may be asked for. Pets are at our discretion, only small dogs allowed.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Spacious shower rooms with good quality fittings.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedroom have en-suite bathrooms, downstairs bedroom and en-suite is wheelchair accessible. The bedrooms are fitted out with high quality bedding, towels and furniture. Everything is spotlessly clean, you can not get a cleaner home anywhere.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
If you should need a Chauffeur service on your holiday we can provide a very nice gentleman who can drive you around the local area or anywhere you may need.


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(26 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

A stunning property in a superb location!

  • 5 of 5

This property, in an ideal location, was absolutely perfect for myself and my family so I would highly recommend it! The house, centrally situated on Muckross Road, is a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Killarney with great amenities (hotels, petrol station, shops, restaurants and the National Park) close by.

As I was getting married and lived abroad, I needed to rent a large property as my bridesmaids and family stayed with us. It was extremely clean, bright, peaceful and homely.

Mary and her family were incredibly helpful and supportive from first enquiry all the way through to check out. They went above and beyond to ensure our stay was extremely comfortable. I certainly plan to return in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a pleasure to have you and your lovely family as our guests. We are happy that we helped to ease your way into one of the most important days in your life. We truly enjoyed being a small part of it. Looking forward to your return. Mary
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This was such a beautiful home in Killarney!! The owner and property managers were exceptional.

  • 5 of 5

If you are traveling to the beautiful Killarney you should definitely stay at this house. We enjoyed every moment. The house is perfect in every way. All the accommodations you would ever need . The owner and property managers made sure the house was fully equipped with everything we could possibly need and if we had any questions they answered or helped within seconds of the call. They even gave us directions to highlights we should see in the area. We feel so lucky to have had this time all together in such a perfect setting....thank you so much !!!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a pleasure to host you and your family in our home in Killarney, its people like you make our job so fulfilling and worthwhile. Thank you Beth, hope we meet again.
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Perfect House, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Killarney was terrific. The house was beautiful...clean, beautifully equipped, great location. Mary and Eileen made us welcome, even left a nice goodie basket, which was so good. It is one of the best VRBO houses we have ever rented and will be telling our friends who visit Ireland about it.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all your kind words. We love to share our lovely home with our guests and want everyone to love our town as much as we do.
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A wonderful comfortable home in a terrific location.

  • 5 of 5

The home is comfortable for four couples with quality appliances and a roomy kitchen. The location is walkable for all of Killarney and the park. Mary is a fine and helpful hostess. The cash security deposit is a bit inconvenient.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed every aspect of our lovely home. The security deposit can be paid online as an alternative to cash before you book.
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Ideal location. Mary Barrett was very helpful. Perfect for 4 golfers. Walk to pubs and dinner.

  • 5 of 5

Weather was perfect for 6 days of Ireland golf. 4 bedrooms all with bath made for happy golfers.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive review. We love to receive feedback and hope you will return again to us for another golfing trip in the near future.
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Clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay. The friendly host (owner) was ready for our arrival and took extra time to show us how everything worked in the house. Great location with parking and walking distance to the city center. We will definitely stay here again the next time we visit. Cheers!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would love to welcome you all again next time you are in Killarney. Safe home! Mary
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Ring of Kerry
Killarney National Park
Right on your doorstep, go for a run before breakfast and breath in the fresh air of Kerry ...
Traditional Farms at Muckross House
Ross Castle
Ross Castle is a 15th century tower house on the edge of Lough Leane, in Killarney National ...
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Kerry Airport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Car: not necessary

No need to hire a car, but it is recommended as it opens up the surrounding towns and villages. You are five minutes from Killarney town and a short stroll to Killarney National Park. This amazing park contains many features of national and international importance such as the native Oakwood's and Yew woods together with an abundance of evergreen trees and shrub and a profusion of bryophytes and lichens, which thrive in the mild Killarney climate. The UNEC designated this park as a Biosphere Reserve in 1981.

You are right near Muckross House and Park, Torc Waterfall, the Lakes and you are on the Ring of Kerry. Lots of walks in the location, get some useful information in the Tourist Information Centre nearby.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £178.5
Additional Guest Fee £89.25
Pet Fee £44.63

Special rates for two people, please enquire.

If damage deposit is not already paid, 300 euro in cash may be payable on arrival, and refunded on leaving the home.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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