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The Old School


Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

The Old School

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This former school house has been lovingly restored to provide luxury self-catering accommodation for 6 to 8 guests while retaining the historic character of the building. Situated on Kerry Head, 4km from Ballyheigues Blue Flag beaches, golf courses and traditional pubs there are spectacular views over Tralee Bay and the Dingle Peninsula. Described as one of the top ten Irish holiday hideaways by the Irish Independent newspaper, the Old School is an ideal location from which to visit the many attractions along the Irish West coast.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ballyheigue 4 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Shannon airport 150 km, Nearest railway: Tralee
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Secure parking

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Review 1-8 of 8

13 Sep 2014


"Un petit coin de paradis et 1000 lumières irlandaises"

15 jours face à la baie de Tralee, avec, de notre chambre, au réveil, une vue splendide sur la péninsule de Dingle, voilà ce qui vient de nous arriver ! Cette maison bien acceuillante et très b… More

7 Sep 2014


"wonderful brilliant view on the sea and comfortable house"

We stayed in the old school with four adults for two weeks. The house has a wonderful view on the Tralee Bay and the Dingle peninsula. You could injoy the view independent of the weather, of course, a… More

25 Aug 2014


"Amazing house, location and vacation"

We booked the Old School House for a family vacation in July. We are from Ireland but live overseas and this was a great opportunity to holiday in Ireland with our wider family. Often times, the rea… More

29 Jul 2014


"A stunning location in a spectacular county!!!"

We both stayed at the Old School for a week during early July 2014. The location is stunning with spectacular views across the bay to the Dingle Peninsula. It is an ideal place to either explore the … More

28 Apr 2014



Une pause Irlandaise très agréable dans ce petit coin du Kerry. Une vue fantastique sur la baie de Ballyheigue et la péninsule de Dingle.Situé à 2h de route de l'aéroport de Shannon, à 20 … More

7 Jan 2014


"An exceptional place to relax and see the west of Ireland"

I stayed at The Old School between Christmas and the New Year, with my boyfriend. Staying at the Old School really was a treat - it is a beautiful luxurious cottage situated just outside a small town,… More

10 Nov 2013


"Magical and central West Ireland seaside cottage"

Beautiful cottage overlooking the ocean. Peace and privacy, but close to pubs and the market. We didn't want to leave the open, spacious yet cozy stone cottage with sweeping views of the ocean … More

8 Aug 2013


"A cosy, charming cottage with a fabulous oceanview, lots of privacy, not very touristy, and great for families"

If you are looking for a cosy, charming cottage on the southwest coast of Ireland which offers you privacy, great ocean views and is family-friendly, this is the cottage I would recommend. Although th… More

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Calendar last updated:12 Oct 2014

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