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Luxury & Comfort by Lakes of Killarney - Ideal for Large Families or Groups

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Last updated: 10/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Killarney house description

Exceptional accommodation close to Killarney town and the beautiful National Park!
Ideal for family gatherings or group vacations.

Our architecturally built house, within walking distance to the National Park and 5 minutes drive from Killarney town centre, is just three years old and has been finished to a very high standard. It is spacious, bright and warm and, despite being a large house, retains a cosy atmosphere. Although it is new and quite modern, the house has a country classic look which makes it very comfortable.There is underfloor heating throughout giving a constant temperature all year round. The large windows make the whole house very bright and allow guests to enjoy the wonderful garden and it’s private setting even from indoors.

In 2014 we renovated all 5 bedrooms! - they were newly painted/papered and all have gorgeous new furniture and soft furnishings - each have a unique style and feel - more photos on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/scartleahouse).

On offer to our guests are:

Living:

Entrance Hall- spacious and welcoming with it's beautiful curved staircase and gallery,

Kitchen/Dining Room - open plan, with everything for the amateur chef including a 7 ring gas stove with three ovens and a large handmade dining table made from reclaimed wood, easily seating 8-10 people and looking out across the entire back garden.

Living Room - open to kitchen, this is a large, high ceiling room, with an L-shaped leather couch, LCD TV, DVD player and Wii and a beautiful gas stove to cosy up the evenings.

Sitting Room – elegant evening room with a HD projector and cinema screen for the home theatre.

All these rooms also have a built-in central music system.

Laundry room – with washing machine, dryer and freezer.

Study- just off the kitchen/living area, with bureau for you to work at on the computer provided.

There is excellent WiFi coverage throughout the house as well as wired Ethernet in every room.

Bedrooms:

Master Bedroom 1 - Super King size Bed, high ceilings,TV and ensuite.
Bedroom 2 - Super King Size bed, high ceilings
Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds.
Bedroom 4 -King bed + single bed
Downstairs Bedroom 5 - King size bed and TV.

The couch in the living room can fold out into a double bed if necessary and there is a double Futon in the attic gallery/den.

Baby cot and equipment available on request.

Bathrooms:

Master Ensuite - with a separate walk-in shower and double spa bath.
Family Bathroom - with separate walk-in shower and steel bath.
Downstairs Bathroom - with walk-in shower.

Gardens:

A large, well established garden surrounds the house with many beautiful birch and willow trees. There is a swing & slide set, a playhouse, a ‘fairy ring’ and a fire pit good for a bonfire as well as a big Australian style Barbeque on the sheltered Patio which also has loudspeakers and heaters over the table. The covered car port houses 2 adult and various children’s bicycles. Alongside the stone water feature and slate chippings, the many and varied plants and trees bring much colour to the garden throughout the year.

For your convenience, the final clean as well as all utilities are covered in the rates.

On request child safety gates, high chairs and cots can be made available.

You can even order your groceries in advance, to be delivered on your arrival date from our local Tesco supermarket.

Though quiet and rural, in an area of Ireland famed for the beauty of its mountains and lakes, the house is also close to all the amenities of the bustling town of Killarney.

The Ideal retreat for families, golfers, hikers and bikers, cyclists, adventurers, fishermen, artists and of course anyone interested in history, culture and music and general good Irish craic!

We look forward to welcoming you to the Kingdom of Kerry soon!

Property Type

  • House
  • 350 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Overlooking Garden...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            3 adults/3 children or a mix of both, overlooking garden...moreless

          • Downstairs Bedroom 5: 1 king

            King size bed,TV,view to garden. adjacent to WC/Shower...moreless

          • Master Bedroom 1: 1 king

            ensuite, with Super King size Bed, TV and mountain views...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            With King size bed, high ceilings and mountains views...moreless

          • All rooms have brand new linen Baby Cots available on request.

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Downstairs Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            with walk-in shower...moreless

          • Master Ensuite Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            with a separate walk-in rain shower and double spa bath...moreless

          • Family Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

            with separate walk-in shower and steel bath...moreless

          • For your added comfort we have heat lamps and dimmer switches in all bathrooms. All towels included....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Television:

            Cinema Screen in Sitting Room, 42 Inch Flat screen in Sitting Room. Flat screen in 2 bedrooms....moreless

          • Toys

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Duty Free Shops
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Waterfalls

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            From the garden and upstairs, views of the beautiful mountains of Killarney....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Swimming
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining:

            The Dining Area of the kitchen has a large handmade dining table and bench made from reclaimed wood, as well as leather chairs, easily seating 8-10 people and looking out across the entire back garden...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 9 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            Gas Stove in Living Room...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            The heating is Geothermal and underfloor - the house is always lovely and warm and the heat levels adjust automatically to the weather keeping our desired temperature....moreless

          • Internet:

            There is excellent WiFi coverage throughout the house as well as wired Ethernet in every room...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            The high-ceilinged open plan Living Room is spacious and bright with huge windows and L-shaped leather couch.The luxurious Sitting Room tends to be used more often in the evening for Home Theatre use!...moreless

          • Parking:

            Generous private parking all around the house as well as under the covered car port....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            DeLonghi coffee maker for use with beans - makes a great fresh cup with none of the fuss!...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Everything you need is in our cupboards....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            14 setting Bosch Dishwasher...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Spacious, open plan, hand-crafted painted country kitchen with everything for the amateur chef including gorgeous granite/wood surfaces and a large island with breakfast bar and pull-down sprayer tap....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items:

            Spices and condiments and a few dry goods etc will be at your disposal...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Full size integrated fridge in the kitchen. Freezer in Utility room....moreless

          • Stove:

            A huge traditional 7 ring gas stove with 3 electric ovens/grill, a warming drawer, wok burner and griddle....moreless

          • Toaster:

            4 slice...moreless

          Outside

          • Bicycles:

            We have 2 adults bicycles and various Kids bikes at your disposal....moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Our lovely sheltered Patio has a glass table and seating under outdoor heaters and loudspeakers. Great for enjoying a Barbeque or Summer evening....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Our garden is very colourful, and has plenty of beautiful trees and plants. It is spacious and sunny and the lawns are great for children. With the gates shut, it makes a huge, safe and fun area....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Our large Australian style gas Barbeque is on the Patio outside the kitchen and has been used all year round!...moreless

           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Mid Season
          Oct 1 - Nov 3, 2014
          3 night min stay
          €330
          €1,500

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Low Season
          Nov 4 - Dec 19, 2014
          3 night min stay
          €280
          €1,200

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Christmas 2014
          Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
          6 night min stay
          €350
          €2,200

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Low Season 2015
          Jan 6 - Feb 13, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €280
          €1,200

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Mid Season 2015
          Feb 14 - Feb 22, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €330
          €1,500

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Low Season 2015
          Feb 23 - Mar 13, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €280
          €1,200

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Mid Season 2015
          Mar 14 - Mar 26, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €330
          €1,500

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          High Season 2015
          Mar 27 - Jun 25, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €350
          €1,950

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Summer 2015
          Jun 26 - Sep 13, 2015
          5 night min stay
          €400
          €2,400

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          High Season 2015
          Sep 14 - Oct 2, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €350
          €1,950

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Mid Season 2015
          Oct 3 - Nov 1, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €330
          €1,500

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Low Season 2015
          Nov 2 - Dec 20, 2015
          3 night min stay
          €280
          €1,200

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          Xmas/New Year 2015
          Dec 21 - Jan 6, 2016
          6 night min stay
          €400
          €2,400

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          €300
          €1,500

          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest


          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          No Hidden Extras! - all prices include utilities and the final clean.

          Cancellation Policy:100% of all monies paid refunded if cancelled 60 days or more before Arrival date

          More details on rental agreement.


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          Location

          20 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Kerry Airport
          2 Kilometres
          Nearest Barpub
          Molly D'Arcy's Pub/Muckross Park Hotel
          100 Kilometres
          Nearest Ferry
          Cork
          6 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Ross Golf Club
          5 Kilometres
          Nearest Train
          Killarney Town
          6 Kilometres
          Nearest Motorway
          N22 to Cork or Tralee
          2 Kilometres
          Nearest Restaurant
          George B. Shaw's/Molly D'Arcy's
          35 Kilometres
          Nearest Beach
          Rossbeigh Strand, Glenbeigh

          Car: Recommended

          KILLARNEY TOWN: We are a five minute drive/20 minute pleasant cycle to Killarney town, the jewel in Ireland's crown, and is arguably the one must see place in the country. Tourists have flocked to our lively and colourful little town for centuries on account of the amazing nature and, accordingly, the town has a huge range of bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels offering fine dining, drinking and entertainment. The centre is small but always atmospheric and there is a particular buzz in the town which attracts both foreigners and tourists from around Ireland.

          Although best known for it's outdoor activities, for the less adventurous (or exhausted) traveller, Killarney offers cosy pubs with great music, a 6 screen cinema, good shopping and many hotel spas and leisure centres open to non-residents. For the kids, there are indoor and outdoor playgrounds. The INEC also hosts well known artists for music, comedy and theatre.

          Whether you are coming for activity, music and “craic”(Irish for fun, to be found in pubs year round), relaxation, history or nature, Killarney and our beautiful home will not disappoint you.

          COUNTY KERRY: County Kerry is known all over the world for its natural beauty and cultural heritage.Known as 'The Kingdom', Kerry is one of the most stunning and varied counties in all of Ireland, offering wild coastline, dense woodlands, pristine beaches, wonderful mountains and calm lakes.

          Wherever you go in County Kerry, you will be greeted with a a smile and a song, plenty of stories and the famous Cead Mile Failte (a hundred thousand welcomes) of the Irish and in particular the people of this magical place.

          THINGS TO DO/SEE:

          Close to Home:

          The house is just minutes from Killarney National Park, known worldwide for the beauty of its lakes and mountains, with over 10,000 hectares full of interesting walks, cycles, hill walks etc. as well horse riding, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, photography and wildlife spotting (e.g. wild deer and eagles). For the less active visitor, the area can also be seen by traditional horse and cart, car or tour boats.

          Within 5 minutes drive of our house you will find, not only Killarney town with its many shops, cafes and pubs as well as the beautiful Cathedral, but also some beautiful nature and sightseeing. Here are some ideas:

          Muckross National Park– is huge and its extensive gardens have both beautiful plants and spectacular scenery of the lake and mountains - you can cycle or walk around here or visit Muckross House, the mansion built for Queen Victoria and now a Museum. There are many different walks and you can even paddle in the lake at a little ‘beach’ there. There is also a nice Restaurant and gift shop. In the summer months the lovely Traditional Farms are open with an insight into the old Irish ways and homes, as well as animals and fun activities for children.

          Muckross Abbey, an ancient ruin and graveyard overlooking the lake just down the road.

          Torc Mountain - with its spectacular waterfall. The waterfall is only about 5 minutes walk from the car park but you can also climb to the top in about 3 hours or if you are brave, you can walk all the way to Kenmare on the old road – about 5 hours!

          Ten minutes from us:

          Ross Castle:on a peninsula lovely to walk/cycle around and has one of Europe’s oldest copper mines. The Medieval Castle itself can be visited and a favourite with locals is to feed the ducks here! There are boats from here which take you to Inisfallen Island with its interesting 7th Century Monastery. The little boats can also take you for a fantastic trip through all the lakes and amazing scenery to Lord Brandon’s cottage where there is a cafe.

          Knockreer Estate - a beautiful walk with fantastic scenery. If you wish, you can walk/cycle all the way from here to Ross castle along a river and through the woods.

          Gap of Dunloe - most people walk or cycle the Gap, an amazing place of beauty...or you can also get a ride on a horse and cart – you will see why tourists already came here hundreds of years ago!

          Outdoor Activities: This is the place to come for the great outdoors and you will not be short of opportunities for anything from mountain biking to hill walking and canoeing/kayaking on the Killarney Lakes or Kite-surfing on our sandy beaches.

          Golf/Fishing: Killarney is great for golf with some of the best courses in the country (the Irish Open was held here the last few years). If you like Golfing you must try the Killarney Golf Club which also is a fishing club. The Beaufort Golf Course is also stunning.

          Fishing is popular both on the lakes and in our rivers - you will find Salmon, Sea trout and brown trout

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2010

          About the owner: We are a young family of four - we built this house as our family home and have spared no expense on it, also investing lots of time, effort and love in making it the perfect house. We hope you will love it as we do.

          Why the Owner Chose Killarney:
          Although not locals (Fiona from Cork and Rod from Australia) we have always had a special place in our heart for beautiful Killarney and even chose to get married here - we settled here in 2009 when we were lucky enough to buy this amazing spot and build our dream house on it - we love being so close to spectacular nature but also the proximity to so many activities, restaurants, bars and shops, not to mention the amazing Golf Courses. This town is wonderful for any age group and for almost every interest and our home is close enough to make the most of everything while still being in a rural setting so we have the best of both worlds.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Architecturally designed, the house has - Large open plan rooms with high ceilings, underfloor heating throughout, beautiful big windows overlooking the established private garden. We have put in the highest standard of appliances and interiors and although practical, the house has an elegant and luxurious atmosphere and somehow also has a cosy and traditional feel to it. We especially love the trees and the garden as well as our curved stairway and gallery and our opulent evening Sitting Room with it's cinema screen. The children have plenty of space to run around and can play safely in the garden on their swings and slide and bicycles once the gate is shut. Enjoy!


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Irish and Australian!

          Links to more information:

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          Photos

          • Scartlea House

            Scartlea House

          • Kitchen/Dining Room with 7 Ring Hob, 3 Ovens and Large Reclaimed Wooden Table overlooking gardens

            Kitchen/Dining Room with 7 Ring Hob, 3 Ovens and Large Reclaimed Wooden Table overlooking gardens

          • Open Plan Hall from Kitchen to Living Room

            Open Plan Hall from Kitchen to Living Room

          • Evening Sitting Room with Cinema Screen, Surround Sound and Home Theatre

            Evening Sitting Room with Cinema Screen, Surround Sound and Home Theatre

          • Super King room with mountain views

            Super King room with mountain views

          • Twin Room

            Twin Room

          • Established Private Back Garden with Swing/Slide Set, Playhouse, Bonfire Pit etc.

            Established Private Back Garden with Swing/Slide Set, Playhouse, Bonfire Pit etc.

          • View of Garden from Dining Table and Kitchen

            View of Garden from Dining Table and Kitchen

          • Killarney National Park - 2 mins from House

            Killarney National Park - 2 mins from House

          • Muckross House and Gardens - 5 mins from House

            Muckross House and Gardens - 5 mins from House

          • Cherry Grove at Killarney House - 5 mins from House

            Cherry Grove at Killarney House - 5 mins from House

          • View of The Reeks and Loch Lein from Hotel Europe - 15 mins from House

            View of The Reeks and Loch Lein from Hotel Europe - 15 mins from House

          • Spacious and Elegant Entrance Hall

            Spacious and Elegant Entrance Hall

          • Living Room with TV/Wii/DVD and Gas Stove

            Living Room with TV/Wii/DVD and Gas Stove

          • Super King bed, high ceilings, mounatin views, Tv, ensuite with double spa bath

            Super King bed, high ceilings, mounatin views, Tv, ensuite with double spa bath

          • Downstairs Bedroom with TV, facing gardens

            Downstairs Bedroom with TV, facing gardens

          • Double and SIngle beds in a beautiful room overlooking the gardens

            Double and SIngle beds in a beautiful room overlooking the gardens

          • Sheltered Patio with outdoor loudspeakers, heaters and large gas Barbeque

            Sheltered Patio with outdoor loudspeakers, heaters and large gas Barbeque

          • Muckross Abbey - 2 mins from house

            Muckross Abbey - 2 mins from house

          • Bluebell Woods - 2 mins from House

            Bluebell Woods - 2 mins from House

          • Torc Waterfall and Mountain - 5 mins from House

            Torc Waterfall and Mountain - 5 mins from House

          • Winter View of the Lower Lake from Ross Castle

            Winter View of the Lower Lake from Ross Castle

          • Beaufort Golf Club - 20 mins from House

            Beaufort Golf Club - 20 mins from House

          €280 - €400 per night (EUR)
          2

          5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 12

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