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

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A-House, the original Estate manager's house

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ardcost house 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

  • House
  • 192 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • Television
          • Audio Tape Player
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • DVD Player
          • Books
          • Books For Kids
          • Games
          • Games For Kids

          Theme

          • Family
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

          • Forests
          • Botanical Garden
          • Rain Forests
          • Arboretum

          Leisure Activities

          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Beach

          sports and adventure activities

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

          Arrival Day

              • Negotiable

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Heating
                      • Fax
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Parking Off Street

                      Kitchen

                      • Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Oven
                      • Freezer
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Grill
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Microwave
                      • Ice Maker

                      Outside

                      • Terrace
                      • Barbecue
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Rental rates quoted in:
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

                          Mar 1 - Mar 8, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €400

                          Mar 9 - Apr 12, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €450

                          Apr 13 - Apr 19, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €500

                          Apr 20 - Jun 21, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €690

                          Jun 22 - Aug 23, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €920

                          Aug 24 - Sep 27, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €690

                          Sep 28 - Nov 1, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €500

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/20/2014
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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

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

                            A-House, the original Estate manager's house

                          • Sunrise in Glanleam

                            Sunrise in Glanleam

                          • Gardener's Cottage

                            Gardener's Cottage

                          • 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)

                          • Glanleam House

                            Glanleam House

                          • View over Boathouse

                            View over Boathouse

                          • 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

                          €500 - €920 per week (EUR)
                          4

                          4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

                          View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
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                          +353 (0)66 9476176

                          Speaks: english, german
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