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Old Manor in a Sub-Tropical Garden with a Sandy Beach on the Island of Valentia - 4:2

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Last updated: 10/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • 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

  • Chalet
  • 52 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast


      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Onsite Services

          • Car Available


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

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

          • Schlafzimmer 1: 1 king

            Das Bett kann in zwei Einzelbetten getrennt werden....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR


          • Away From It All
          • Romantic


          • 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


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 3 people


          • Basic Soaps
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Shampoo
          • Sofa Bed
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet
          • Fax


          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Toaster


          • Barbecue
          • Gated Community
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Terrace
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Walkway To Water

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              Property Descriptor

                  • Detached


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Preis 7
                  Sep 28 - Nov 1, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Preis 8
                  Nov 2 - Dec 20, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Preis 9
                  Dec 21 - Jan 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Buchungen ab 3 Tagen ist auf Anfrage moeglich.

                  Auf jede zweite oder folgende Wochen gibt es 10% Rabatt! Strom und Heizoelverbrauch werden zum Kostenpreis pro Zaehlereinheit extra berechnet.

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                  Last updated: 10/12/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  80 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kerry Airport
                  180 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Cork Harbour
                  80 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Killarney Trainstation
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest 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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                  • 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


                  • 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

                  €270 - €450 per week (EUR)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 10/12/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english, german
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