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Excellent 5/5 40 reviews

Blarney House exterior View of our Homes in Muckross Killarney

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 50km

Our home was recently renovated and is spacious and airy and measures approx 1100sq feet. We have a fully stocked kitchen with cooker, dishwasher,washing machine, separate dryer, kettle, toaster, microwave, coffee-maker and all necessary kitchen equipment. The living room has New Reclining leather furniture (Dec 13), 42'flat screen TV and DVD player. Our home has the added advantage of Satellite TV with in excess of 100 Channels including US & UK Channels not always present in other homes in the area. Upstairs, there is a double room, a twin room with King & Single Beds and Master en- suite bedroom with 6ft Super king bed as well as a bathroom with bath and shower.

All linens and good quality towels provided.

Our lovely holiday home situated in Muckross, Killarney is literally across the road from the Lakes of Killarney and The Killarney National Park. Our home is in "The" prime location of Killarney as you can within minutes see the famous Lakes, visit the 26,000 acre National Park with Muckross House and Traditional Farms all on your doorstep.You can enter the National park in Muckross by walking in less than five minutes or a two min car drive. Our home is one of a group in a courtyard style within a holiday village setting and is surrounded by green areas and is safe and secure for your family. Parking on site.With a NEW FREE UPGRADED WIFI system recently installed for our home's exclusive use, no longer sharing the communal village wifi service with other homes ensures a faster, more reliable service for your communication and gaming pleasure. We also have a phone service in our home so your family and friends can ring you to keep in contact.

We manage our own holiday home ourselves, so you can be assured we strive to provide personal attention and care to all our guests. We take extra consideration to ensuring your total comfort and we like to provide our guests with the same level of comfort we would expect when renting a holiday home ourselves. Our home reflects this level of comfort and our attention to detail with little added extras makes our holiday home that extra bit special.

From our base in Muckross you will find you are in the perfect location to visit all the beautful sites Killarney and the surrounding regions have to offer. Hire a bike next door, and within two minutes walk you can view the Lakes, tour the lovely National Park and visit Muckross House, The Meeting of the Waters at Dinis Cottage again all within minutes.

Visit Ross Castle, a mere five minutes away, or explore the beutiful Gap of Dunloe about a 15 minute drive. Swimming access at the Aquila Club Leisure Centre is available to our guests at a heavily discounted rate and the 25m pool, tennis & pitch and putt mean all the family can enjoy ! Killarney Golf and Fishing Club is only about 2 miles away with three of the finest courses in Ireland here. Check out our site on KillarneyHolidayCottagess.com for more details and images.

Venture a little further afield to tour The Ring of Kerry , The Blasket Islands , Inch Beach, Dingle & Kenmare. These sights are equally as spectacular as Killarney and are certainly worth a visit.

Killarney town is very near our home and is abundant in fine restaurants, good pubs with traditional irish music , shopping, cinema and arts and crafts. There are numerous restaurants near our home from both onsite to Killarney town which we will be v happy to advise you on if you wish. Night life is readily available both at the INEC which is 500yds away and hosts many of Ireland's famous artists, entertainers and dancers and in the local pubs and hotels of the area. NIght clubbing is also on offer in the town of Killarney.

Summer Festivals, Horse Racing Festival, Dance Championships mean Killarney is a thriving, vibrant town and is well known as probably one of the most scenic places to visit in Ireland.Famous for its Lakes, jaunting cars, spectacular beauty,gourment food,you will find plenty to do in the locality. Water enthuiasts and adventure is certainly on the cards in The Star Outdoor Adventure Centre located in Kenamre, only 25minute drive. From kayakking, canoeing, and numerous other activies on offer, the whole family can enjoy a splendid visit to Kenmare.

Killarney and Kerry are known as an excellent venue for walking, hiking and climbing. You can step out from our home and enter the 26,000 acres National Park across the road and you will find spectacular walking trails. Mountain climbing and hiking are very popular in the McGillacuddy Reeks mountains which surround Killarney and Ireland's highest mountain Corrain Tuathaill is also nearby .

Come see for yourself and Discover the Beauty of Killarney. You won't be disappointed!

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Inch 50 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Farranfore 15 km, Nearest railway: Killarney 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Fully stocked kitchen all appliances to include coffee maker for Espresso and Filter Coffee, hand mixer, electric knife etc.

Separate Washer and Separate Dryer, Microwave, Brand new Full Electric Cooker with Grill and double oven, Fridge Freezer.

Further details outdoors

Extensive Parking available. Communal Garden areas. Garden Furniture. Access to Leisure 500 yds away.

Further details

Leisure Centre available to guests 500yds away at the Aquila Leisure Club at heavily discounted rates. 25m pool, sauna, jacuzzi,tennis courts, pitch and putt facilities. Bike hire available next door.

The County Kerry region

Kerry is situated in the South West Region of Ireland. It is widely known as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Kerry faces the Atlantic Ocean and, typically for an Eastern-Atlantic coastal region, features many peninsulas and inlets, principally the Dingle Peninsula, the Iveragh Peninsula, and the Beara Peninsula. The county is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the north by the River Shannon. Kerry is one of the most mountainous regions of Ireland and contains two of its three highest mountains, Carrauntoohil, part of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks range, and Mount Brandon, part of the Slieve Mish range. Just off the coast are a number of islands, including the Blasket Islands.

Kerry's climate is influenced by the relatively warm waters of the Gulf Stream and by the prevailing southwestern winds from the Atlantic. They say that "Kerry has little climate but gets a lot of weather". This is quite true in fact. Overall the climate (temperature, sunshine and humidity) vary little here over the year. The Gulf Stream which comes up from the Gulf of Mexico washes the shores of Kerry with warm waters. Some people here swim in the sea all year round as the temperature varies little, reaching a low of about 8 degrees Celsius in March to a high of 16 degrees in August. Mind you, a winter swim here is one way of getting a real appreciation of Irish Coffee (made from coffee, boiling water and Irish whiskey - topped with fresh cream).

This mild climate has a huge effect on the landscape of Kerry - everything and everywhere seems to be green. The fact that we rarely get severe frost and little or no snow means that many plants grow unchecked all year round. An excellent example of this marvellous growth can be seen in the Killarney oakwood where every rock and every stone seems to be covered in mosses, lichen and liverworts of every description. Another example of our mild climate can be seen at Glanleam Gardens on Valentia Island. Here sub-tropical plants thrive thousands of miles from their origin.Due to very mountainous terrain, Kerry experinces a high than average amount of rain.

Killarney

Our holiday home is situated on the Muckross Road beside the famous Lakes of Killarney and the Killarney National Park and Muckross House. Only a mile approx from the centre of Killarney town and next door to the Irish National Events Centre.We are all very proud of our vibrant "little" town and the incredibly beautiful surrounding countryside which makes Killarney a very special place indeed.

Killarney (Irish: Cill Airne, meaning "church of sloes") is a town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland. The town is located north of the MacGillicuddy Reeks, on the northeastern shore of the Lough Lein/Leane which are part of Killarney National Park.Home to many of the most famous beauty spots in Ireland to include Lakes of Killarney, Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle, Gap of Dunloe, Muckross House & Traditional Farms to name but a few.

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Review 1-10 of 40

14 Jul 2014

5/5

"So much like home"

We were so thrilled on our arrival to find a table laden with goodies to eat, not to mention a frisbee for our boys to play with out on the lawn. Valerie has really set this place up as a haven for ho… More

21 Jun 2014

5/5

"Home Away From Home ........Only Better"

We recently spent a wonderful weekend with extended family in Blarney House. It is spacious, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable property in a great location. Every aspect of our stay here was… More

15 Jun 2014

5/5

"Home away from home set in the beautiful heart of Killarney town"

From the very first email to the departure the service was outstanding. The extra personal touches made a big difference. A lovely, clean, modern, spacious HOME that suited our family of 6 whose ages … More

5 May 2014

5/5

"An amazing stay!!"

We stayed at this amazing property for five nights in april of this year. The unit was beautifully decorated, spotless and had everything and so much more to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. … More

Hi Patti & Tom

Just want to say a big " Thank you" for taking time out to share your views of our holiday home and service. It is always great to hear our guests enjoy their visit to our property and I am delighted to hear we rated above some of the other places you stayed on your travels in Ireland. That is indeed great feedback for us, thank you so much !

It was a pleasure to meet you both and your Mom too Patti, and lovely to chat with you on your return to Ontario.. Your feedback on your experiences here with car hire, touring etc.... was very helpful for me also.

Once again, thank you for being excellent house guests, it was a pleasure to have met you all and if you ever get back to Ireland again, we would be delighted to welcome you back to Blarney House.

My Best Wishes,

Valerie.

4 May 2014

5/5

"Blarney House: A Wonderful Home away from Home"

A family trip to Ireland is definitely a significant lifetime event, and when accommodations in a land thousands of miles from home turn out to be superb in every possible way, the experience is nothi… More

Dear Marianne, Bill, Annie, William, Margaret and Debbie,

It is with great delight I read your extensive review of your recent stay with us in Killarney. I am just so touched you took the time to sit down and post such a detailed and descriptive account of your visit to our home and the Killarney/Dingle region. It was lovely to have met you all and to sit down with you to chat. I felt like we had known each other for years and your own description of Sandpoint inspired me to do some research on America's most beautiful small town. We have a lot in common with natural lakes and beauty in Killarney & Sandpoint both.

I was also very interested to follow your wonderful blog on your travels around Ireland with your witty accounts of your travels and fantastic images of Killarney, Dingle, Valentia, Galway etc......I told two friends of mine about your blog and they along with others on both sides of the ocean were all following it too!

Again, I thank you all most sincerely, it was a great pleasure to have met you all and I know we will keep in touch, Marianne your penmanship skills on your blog, Facebook and your book keep us all entertained, and we look forward to the next chapter of your fascinating tales. I will be honored and look forward to having you back anytime to Killarney ,

Kindest Regards & Best Wishes to all of you,

Valerie

12 Apr 2014

5/5

"Great place!"

Myself and 5 girlfriends stayed in Killarney Holiday Village in April 2014 and I would highly recommend it. Great value for money, house had everything you would need and spotlessly clean. Great locat… More

Hello to all the Wedding Girls

Thank you soo much for taking the time out to post this review of your recent stay in our home last weekend. It is great to get such excellent feedback and I know from meeting your group on departure you all had a great time at the wedding next door and enjoyed your weekend visit.

You were all a pleasure to have in my home and I would be delighted to welcome you back anytime you get back to Killarney again.

Many thanks for all your nice comments,

Kindest Regards,

Valerie.

14 Jan 2014

5/5

"Wonderful winter stay in Killarney ."

We were lucky enough to have been able to enjoy a weekend in Killarney this December. Through the internet we found Killarney holiday cottages and the fabulous owner Valarie Coleman.She was so accommo… More

18 Nov 2013

5/5

"As close to home as you can be on a holiday, recommendable for f"

The home was really cozy and comfortable. We've spent 5 days there and can only recommend it. We have received a very warm welcome by the landlady and there was even a welcoming basket with sweet… More

Hello Astrid, Christian & Baby Mattis

Thank you so much for taking time out to post this review of your recent holiday break with us. It was such a pleasure to meet you all and Baby Mattis is just such a pleasant gorgeous little boy! I am deighted to hear you found our home had everything you needed and that you enjoyed your stay with us.

I look forward to meeting you all again when you return to Killarney, it was lovely to meet with you and chat. You were the perfect house guests and I hope we get another chance to welcome you back.

Kindest Regards to you all,

Have a lovely Christmas,

Valerie.

3 Nov 2013

5/5

"Could not fault this wonderful accommodation!"

This self-catering accommodation in Killarney was the location of a perfect long weekend for our party of 7 adults. The house was easy to find just outside the town on the main road to the Torc waterf… More

Hi IrishWeekender

It is really lovely to receive such positive feedback on your recent long weekend stay with us. I have to thank you sincerely for taking the time to write a review of your experience, I really appreciate the feedback.

We are lucky enough to be very centrally located to Muckross and Torc. I believe too the added benefit of a practically onsite restaurant and bar is a huge bonus and as u say the food there is really excellent. In fact it is known as one if the wedding venues in Killarney for excellent food.

Thank you again for sharing your thoughts on our home and I look forward to welcome you all soon again to Killarney,

Kindest Regards

Valerie

21 Sep 2013

5/5

"Fantastic"

Wonderful clean vacation home in a great location with all the amenities anyone would need. We stayed here for a family vacation and we all were delighted with the house and of course with Valerie wh… More

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