VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Historic Luxury Manor on 68 Acre Walled Estate on Ring of Kerry a Golf Location

You sent a message to this owner.

Coolclogher House from grounds look the other way to see the lakes of Killarney


Last updated: 12/18/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Killarney chateau / country house description

Coolclogher House is a historic luxury manor home set on a private 68 acre walled estate five minutes drive from Killarney town and walking distance to the National Park/Gardens a very unique and beautiful location on the Ring of Kerry route.We are five minutes from Killarney National Park and gardens. There are lakes, mountains, beaches and castles within walking distance, and it is a short walk to the historic and beautiful town of Killarney.Dingle and Kenmare are a short drive away. All the bedrooms are en suite with wonderful views, and the super king-sized beds with Egyptian cotton bed linen ensure guests have a good night’s sleep. The beautiful kitchen is fully equipped, there is a separate dining room that can seat up to 20 and two large, welcoming living rooms with open fires in which to relax and unwind. The house is superbly decorated with antiques, art, polished timber flooring, books, flowers and luxurious rugs throughout. This is a very special place to stay, especially in spring/summer; it is particularly suited to long stays and for celebrating a special occasion. It is licensed for small wedding ceremonies. It is recommended by all the top travel guides and Irish Tourist Board.

This is a wonderful location for Walkers/Hirkers and Cyclists with amazing scenery to be discovered nearby Killarney National Park is the ideal wilderness for the committed walker, or those who want short, stimulating and exceedingly beautiful walks. There are also many cycling routes in the local. One of the best longer walks circles around Muckross Lake and is 13km of scenic splendour all the way. Another passes through Tomies Wood, a fine oak wood nestled between Tomies Mountain and Lough Leane and passing the picturesque O'Sullivan's Cascade. The walk from Knockreer House to Ross Castle offers some great views, while the slightly longer trek along the shoulder of Mangerton Mountain. Torc Mountain which includes parts of the Old Kenmare Road is ideal for the average walker with stunning views of Muckross Lake if you’re lucky you might see a deer or rabbit on you travels. The park is full of wildlife and bubbling streams which add a natural soundtrack to your walk or hike.

Coolclogher House provides the perfect holiday accommodation for day trips to Dingle, the Ring Of Kerry, Blarney Castle, Gap Of Dunloe and lots more. Killarney National Park & Gardens, Ross Castle, Torc Waterfall, Muckross Abbey are within easy reach, some guests go for a run in the park before breakfast. One of the most popular day is the Killarney valley tour. This is 7/12 miles through a glacier valley which guests can either walk or take the traditional jauting cart. This is followed by lunch at a radiating Irish cafe and finished by a private boat trip on the Lakes of Killarney for 2/12 hours finishing at Ross Castle. On route from the café to Ross castle it is possible to take a stop at Innish Sallen Island where monks wrote early Irish history.

A day trip to the Wild Atlantic way is a chance to see the rugged and wild side or Ireland that our Irish ancestors would have experienced. There you will see beehive huts that were places of shelter made completely of stones found in the surrounding area. You can see waves hit the cliffs as you drive on the cliff side roads and see in the distance the Skellig islands and much closer the Blasket Islands. Visit Dunn Quinn pier where you can take a boat to the Blasket Islands or continue onto a secret cove where Ryan’s daughter was filmed. To lean more about Sleahead the islands and the filming Ryan’s Daughter a visit to the Blasket Islands centre is great stop for lunch and to learn about this fascinating area. Gallarus Oratory can been seen and is one of the best example of an early Christian church. On your way home a stop into the harbour town of Dingle is a must for a well-deserved pint of the black stuff and nice creamy Guinness in one of the many friendly and colourful pubs.

Other day trips guests enjoy are Blarney castle/ Blarney stone/ Kinsale, also the Ring of Kerry. The cliffs of Moher are also a popular destination. There are also numerous sites to see in a daytrip around Killarney.

There are many Blue Flag beaches a short distance away. There is horse riding through parts of the national park. Guests enjoy fishing and golf or relax at the house sitting under a tree with a cold drink and a book, or visit a local spa or café. For children there is a local pet farm and wildlife park, Crag Cave is also a short drive away. Evenings can be spent having dinner at the house, many guests have a caterer in to cook for them, or for relaxed family meals the kitchen has an aga cooker and there is an outdoor barbeque. In the summer many guests sit out in the garden until well after 10pm.There are also many great restaurants/cafés/ pubs/shops locally. Concert hall and cinema. The house is ideal for long stays as there is so much to see and do in the local area.

Killarney Golf and fishing club, Waterville Golf Club, Valley Bunion, Tralee Golf Club, Dooks Golf club and Old head are some of the may golf clubs guest like to play at.

Coolclogher House offers fishermen and anglers a truly unique location with superb accommodation for their fishing vacation in Ireland. The Ring of Kerry region abounds with numerous rivers and lakes, which provide some amazing trout and salmon fishing. The River Flesk is within walking distance of Coolclogher House, it has great fishing for salmon and brown trout. A stretch of the river runs through the Coolclogher lands by an Old Mill, this provides a truly unique fishing location. The River Laune is about 10 minutes from Coolclogher House and is a lightly fished river, which is excellent for fly fishing. The River Caragh is 20 minutes drive away and offers a rural location with salmon and trout fishing. Sea fishing can also be arranged during your stay. We avoid the more commercial fishing guides and we can recommend a number of local fishermen who know the area and the local lore which really adds to the experience. Easter/spring is a great time of year to visit Ireland. Coolclogher House is ideal for long relaxing stays and exploring this beautiful area .
Many great day trips which we can help you arrange. We can also help you with transport and local guides. Early spring and autumn is a great time to visit Ireland. Killarney is nearer the Gulf Stream which brings warmer weather. Coolclogher House is recommended by top travel guides and classified by the Irish tourist board under Historic Houses. The house is ideal for long stays family reunions and for celebrating that special occasion. Many guests return every year which is great. Coolclogher Historic House is a great place to visit any time of year located in the most beautiful area in Ireland. Many super markets/small food markets open 24 hours per day they sell a huge variety or food and drinks. A caterer can be arranged at extra cost guests pay them direct. Guests love this area; lakes, mountains, rivers and green landscape. We spent a lot of time looking for the ideal house and location Coolclogher House is a very special unique place to stay. The house is hidden away in a very private walled Estate surrounded by lush green pastures huge trees and a mountain backdrop in the distance you see no other houses and yet it is close to a town that has a great many restaurants /supermarkets /cafés/spas/golf /tennis/swimming pools. It is also very convenient for touring and seeing this beautiful area. Golf /horse riding/ racing/ walking /boat trips /Fishing can all be arranged. Guides can be recommended for walkers we also have detailed maps and information/local knowledge. Walkers are well catered for in this area with a huge amount of trails well signed. Fishing is very popular in this area both sea and river we can recommend many great guides to take our guests on a day fishing . Horse Riding and horse racing are very popular in this area. There is lots to do at Coolclogher House for children and the local area.


We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 14000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Included In Price
      • Lunch - Included In Price
      • Dinner - Included In Price

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Car Available
      • Chauffeur
      • Concierge
      • Private Chef
      • Staff


      • Events Allowed
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome:

        Children love being here. ...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        Gusts can smoke in the garden....moreless

      • Wheelchair Accessible:

        Please speak with owners ...moreless

      Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

      • Bedroom: 1 king


      • Bedroom: 1 king


      • Bedroom: 1 king


      • Bedroom: 1 king


      • Bedroom 7: 1 king


      • Bedroom: 1 king

        All rooms have super king beds some convert into twins ...moreless

      • Bedroom: 1 king

        All rooms have super king beds some convert into twins. ...moreless

      • Very large bed rooms and bathrooms bathrooms all with extra large super king beds all with modern bathrooms.Some beds are zip and link and convert to singles.Top of the range hand ironed Egyptian cotton bed linen. All bedrooms have stunning views over parkland with a mountain backdrop near lakes mountains and rivers and lush green landscape .The bedrooms have double and treble aspect windows which makes them very bright and sunny.Guests comment that they have had the best night’s sleep ever they get up later and later as the week goes on. For more information please contact us by phone or Email us our web site is we are five minutes drive to the nearest town . ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 4 Half Bathrooms

      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Bathroom 8: shower


      • Modern fully fitted bathrooms with a mixture of high powered showers and baths with shower .White top quality luxury towels provided.All bathrooms have windows with great views ....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Catering chef/team and cleaning staff are available at extra cost guests pay staff direct. On booking guests are given a list of staff who can be contacted by e-mail and telephone.The kitchen is very large with an AGA cooker, dishwasher, a large table, a log burner, antique dresser the kitchen units are handmade and the large windows overlook the gardens.Guests love the kitchen. It is a great place to relax, cook, eat, catch up with your friends and family. The huge very sunny kitchen has a CD player and a television with a DVD player and two comfy arm chairs. A dream kitchen is how guests describe this homely room. The kitchen is the oldest part of the house dating back to 1650. It has the original old hand made terracotta tiled floor which is in wonderful condition. It also has some original glazed brick tiles around the log burner. Guests can also use the outdoor BBQ grill which is located near the kitchen for cooking more relaxed meals....moreless


          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Piano
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Farm Holidays
          • Historic
          • Luxury
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Arboretum
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Mountain
          • Near The Ocean
          • Town
          • Village
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 16 people


          • Activities Guide
          • Basic Soaps
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Computer Available
          • Fireplace
          • Firewood
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            We have very fast Vibre broadband internet service available free to our guests....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            2 very large living rooms with fire places....moreless

          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Mobile Phone
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Shampoo
          • Telephone:


          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet:

            Vibre broadband internet super fast access....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            in the large kitchen...moreless

          • Fax


          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Grinder
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Large Kitchen fully equipped our guests love it. Great for informal dining....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Barbecue
          • Bicycles
          • Binoculars
          • Boat
          • Deck / Patio
          • Fish Cleaning Table
          • Golf
          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Lawn / Garden:

            Large gardens stunning views....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Screen Porch / Veranda
          • Tennis
          • Terrace
          • Walkway To Water
          • Water Sports Gear

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Detached


                      Write a review 5
                      from 15 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 20 - Jan 10, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included


                      Rates Euro 3500 to Euro 6500 per week. Rates for part week and special offers please contact us .We also happy to help you plan your trip. Many great day trips which we can help you arrange.We can also help you with transport and local guides.

                      Please wait... Travel with confidence

                      Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.

                      Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                      Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                      Last updated: 12/18/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      70 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Cork ,Shannon ,Dublin ,Kerry
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Killarney many Irish pubs with music and food
                      210 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Rosslare Ireland ,Dublin ,Cork
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Clubs Killarney,Tralee,Ballybunion,and Waterville
                      2 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Killarney County Kerry Ireland
                      20 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Many restaurants locally to suit all tastes .
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Rossbeigh and Inch beaches are blue flag standard

                      Car: Recommended

                      Coolclogher House Killarney ten minutes walk to town set is a 68 acre private walled estate in Killarney Kerry one of the most beautiful holiday areas in Ireland lakes mountains and lush green landscape.We have a unique location on the Ring Of Kerry route 125 miles of dramatic coastline and blue flag beaches dotted around and Ireland’s highest mountain Carrauntuohil a region of scenic contrasts that offers much to the visitor.The Wild Athlantic Way at its best.

                      Guests have many activities to choose from golf,Horse riding, walking,hiking,cycling,mountain climbing,fishing,water sport,tennis,rock climbing, swimming beaches,surfing and many more.

                      Historic sites near Coolclogher House Ross Castle Killarney,Muckross Abbey, Muckross House/Gardens,beautiful churches/monasteries St Mary's Church was designed by the famous Pugin,Innisfallen Island,see a magnificent Irish-Romanesque arch,Ring Forts dating back hundreds of years,an Irish traditional farm and many more.

                      Day Trips and Sightseeing.

                      Killarney National Park/Torc Waterfall,Dingle,Skellig Ring,Skellig Michael,Ring Of Kerry,Killarney Valley Tour,Ring Of Berra,Blarney Castle/Blarney Stone,Northern Kerry Tour we can tailor your day trips so that there is something for everyone.

                      This area is a golfers paradise some local golf clubs guests enjoy playing.

                      Tralee Golf Club ,Waterville Golf Club,Old Head Golf Club,

                      Killarney Golf and Fishing Club. Ballybunion Golf Club, Dookes Golf Club,Dingle Golf Club,Ring Of Kerry Golf Club and Dingle Golf Club. Many guests take younger members to Ross Golf Club a 9 hole course close to the manor.

                      The manor house offers luxury house rental with something to do for everyone. We are happy to help our guests plan their golf days.The Irish open was played in Killarney many times. We can arrange many great day tours/transport tailored to suit your interests.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1993

                      About the owner: We have spent many years restoring the manor it is a labour of love and as most of you know an on going project.

                      Why the Owner Chose Killarney:
                      It is just stunning in a fantastic location.The manor is just beautiful has fantastic light.It is like being in the country but only five minutes drive to Killarney town.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                      Location and a beautiful setting Coolclogher House is also close to Killarney Town five minutes drive or a short walk.The manor is a beautiful historic building set in 68 acres of private secluded parkland with a mountain backdrop really stunning setting It is also walking distance to the national park and the historic town of Killarney on the Ring of Kerry route.The town has great shops restaurants and markets.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:



                      • Coolclogher House from  grounds look the other way to see the lakes of Killarney

                        Coolclogher House from grounds look the other way to see the lakes of Killarney

                      • Spring time at Coolclogher House a great time to visit this beautiful area.

                        Spring time at Coolclogher House a great time to visit this beautiful area.

                      • The dining room

                        The dining room

                      • Sitting Room

                        Sitting Room

                      • The front of the house and grounds

                        The front of the house and grounds

                      • Beautiful bedroom with own bathroom

                        Beautiful bedroom with own bathroom

                      • Large bedroom with own bathroom

                        Large bedroom with own bathroom

                      • Large country kitchen

                        Large country kitchen

                      • bedroom with private bathroom

                        bedroom with private bathroom

                      • Bedroom With Bathroom

                        Bedroom With Bathroom

                      • Rose Bedroom

                        Rose Bedroom

                      • Front door

                        Front door

                      • View of the grounds and house at Coolclogher House Killarney.

                        View of the grounds and house at Coolclogher House Killarney.

                      • Side view of the Manor and grounds

                        Side view of the Manor and grounds

                      • Green setting room with huge windows

                        Green setting room with huge windows

                      • yellow wall paper makes this large room cosy

                        yellow wall paper makes this large room cosy

                      • Front Hall

                        Front Hall

                      • bathroom


                      • Coolclogher House main entrance

                        Coolclogher House main entrance

                      • Sitting Room

                        Sitting Room

                      • horses  happy eating grass

                        horses happy eating grass

                      • Main Stairway there are two in the manor

                        Main Stairway there are two in the manor

                      • Views from from front - golf practice -local Waterville, Ballybunion  clubs

                        Views from from front - golf practice -local Waterville, Ballybunion clubs

                      • local views/mountains and lakes

                        local views/mountains and lakes

                      €700 - €950 per night (EUR)

                      7 Bedroom / 7.5+ Bathroom
                      Sleeps 16

                      View calendar: Updated 12/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
                      Dates are unavailable
                      Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
                      This listing requires that rentals start on a .
                      Get an instant quote
                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
                      Email owner

                      +353 6466 35996

                      Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
                      Add vacation protection services to your booking

                      Three services to protect your trip:

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

                      Get it now

                      Share this property via Email

                      Historic Luxury Manor on 68 acre walled estate on Ring Of Kerry a golf location

                      Killarney #60012ha

                      7 BR  7.75 BA  Sleeps 16

                      You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

                      Share this property via Email

                        Please correct the following errors and resend:
                      • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                      • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
                      • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.