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Old Manor in a Sub-Tropical Garden with a Sandy Beach on the Island of Valentia - Glanleam House

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Last updated: 04/08/2014

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ardcost bed and breakfast description

Glanleam is an enchanted old estate. Spellbound by its magical setting of sheer natural beauty the Knights of Kerry made Glanleam their home. Keen botanists, they planted 1000's of foreign and exotic plants into the already existing woods in Glanleam's valley, resulting in today's jungle-like subtropical paradise. Five generations of Knights lived here, each extending the original building, turning Glanleam House into a manor - now an elegant B&B by its present owners. The Boathouse, Gardener's Cottage, Estate Manager's House and Hothouse are converted into beautiful self-catering holiday homes. Beyond the woods and gardens Glanleam's soft meadows turn into weatherbeaten fields as they meet the rough southwest Kerry coast stretching as far as the lighthouse. Walking here is a nature trail of its own with an ever-changing scenery. Also included in Glanleam is a working farm with sheep, geese and chickens (and delicious eggs!), ponies, dogs, bunnies and possibly world's oldest cat.

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 1229 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Forests
  • Rain Forests

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

      • Flexible

      Dining

      • Child's Highchair
      • Dining Room
      • Seating for 32 people

      General

      • Heating
      • Linens Provided
      • Parking
      • Safe
      • Telephone
      • Towels Provided
      • Fax

      Outside

      • Balcony
      • Lawn / Garden
      • Terrace

      Property Descriptor

          • Detached
           

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          Location

          80 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Kerry Airport
          180 Kilometres
          Nearest Ferry
          Cork Harbour
          80 Kilometres
          Nearest Train
          Killarney Trainstation
          100 Metres
          Nearest Beach
          Beach

          Car: Recommended

          Glanleam is situated on the island of Valentia, in the county of Kerry. Situated in its own private valley it offers peace, tranquility and 'getting-away-from-it-all. At the same time Glanleam is just a few minutes drive away from the famous and busy (and 'must-see') Ring-of Kerry and is conveniently close to the attractions of Kerry. Valentia is about 7 miles long and 3 miles wide, consists of 2 villages, 1 gone-back-in-time grocery store, 3 busy pubs, 4 cafes/restaurants, 2 souvenir shops, a candle maker, an endless supply of breathtaking scenery and local attractions, and the most welcoming locals, always making time for a chat - this is real island life. For bigger shopping it is advisable to go to Caherciveen, either by car ferry or by bridge. It takes between 20 to 30 minutes to get there, depending on your choice of crossing. Caherciveen is probably the only country and seaside town, which did not 'profit' from the recent booming years and remained truly Irish and very special.

           

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          Speaks: english, german

           

          Photos

          • Glanleam House

            Glanleam House

          • View over Boathouse

            View over Boathouse

          • A-House, the original Estate manager's house

            A-House, the original Estate manager's house

          • View from Glanleam back onto the mainland

            View from Glanleam back onto the mainland

          • A bedroom in the A-House

            A bedroom in the A-House

          • Gardener's Cottage: Bedroom (2 Singles)

            Gardener's Cottage: Bedroom (2 Singles)

          • Sunrise in Glanleam

            Sunrise in Glanleam

          • Gardener's Cottage

            Gardener's Cottage

          • Boathouse

            Boathouse

          • Glanleam's lands end at the lighthouse

            Glanleam's lands end at the lighthouse

          • Gardener's Cottage: Kitchenwindow

            Gardener's Cottage: Kitchenwindow

          • Christmas at the Gardener's Cottage

            Christmas at the Gardener's Cottage

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          6 Bedroom / 6.5+ Bathroom
          Sleeps 12

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          Member since: 2004
          Speaks: english, german
          • Calendar last updated 04/08/2014
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          +353 (0)66 9476176

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