The Stone House, Kerry.
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The Stone House, is a lovely spacious 2300 sq.ft house looking down on beautiful Lough Currane just outside Waterville village in the Kingdom of Kerry. Set in an acre of private garden with views to the Lough, the Reeks and the Atlantic Ocean. It's the ideal base for the fisherman, the hiker, sightseers, golfer, walker or a mix of all of these plus the group who want lazy days on the beautiful beaches that abound in this part of Kerry. The Stone House is the ideal base for exploring and enjoying the lovely villages, mountains and seascape of Kerry. Skellig Michael ( World Heritage Site), Valencia Island, Waterville Championship Golf Course, The Ring of Kerry, The Kerry Way, to mention are all on our doorstep. Comfort, beautiful surroundings and space for the two family/two generation holiday is the key reason why The Stone House is such a great place to stay. This is a holiday home for the active, the not so active and those who want a little bit of each.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Waterville 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kerry International Airport 60 km, Nearest railway: Killarney 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The Stone House has four bedrooms - three are kingsize and ensuite, the fourth is a small double room which contains a three quarter bed - the family bathroom is across the corridor from this room. All bedrooms have stunning views - the three larger contain comfortable armchairs or sofa. The bedroom accommodation is as follows :- 2;2;3;1. The kitchen / dining area is open plan, fully fitted with every convenience. The large sitting room at the heart of the house is beautifully and comfortably furnished and has an open stone fireplace. Just off the sitting room is the sun room /reading room with its amazing, Eden like, views to the mountains and the Lough. The kitchen is modern and fully fitted. Additional facilities include, utility room with separate WC and wash room, library in the sun room, flat screen TV, Satellite, DVD and Video Player. Central heating and double glazed windows ensure the house is cosy all year round. We offer Free Internet and WIFI access. There is ample parking for several cars. The furnished patio with barbecue is a suntrap. The large garden to the front and a wild garden to the rear are Ideal for children and adults alike to play ball or relax and generally have fun. Bed linen and towels supplied. Welcome pack on arrival.
|Further details outdoors|
The Stone House is situated overlooking Lough Currane, in the Magillicuddy Reeks, and on the Kerry Way. It is the ideal base for the walker, the golfer, the angler, or any mix of outdoor activities or just for chilling. There is an equestrian centre out the road to Ballinskelligs, Blue Flag beaches abound in the locality - Derrynane beach and house with its fairy garden is a delight for children, Ballinskelligs, White Strand and Kells Beach and village all short distances from the Stone House. A trip to Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage Site can be arranged locally. Angling trips can also be arranged. Cill Rialig Artist's Retreat Village is close by in Ballinskelligs The family holiday maker along with the angler,artist, archaeologist, antiquarian, the walker and botanist will find numerous attractions on our doorstep to delight them. The list of things to do is endless. Great restaurants, great locally produced food abound and all are in close proximity to the house.
The County Kerry region
County Kerry (Irish: Contae Chiarraí) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. It is named after the pre-Gaelic tribe who lived in part of the present county. Kerry is the 5th largest of the 32 counties of Ireland by area and the 13th largest by population. Uniquely, it is bordered by only two other counties: County Limerick to the east and County Cork to the south-east. The county town is Tralee. The diocesan see is Killarney, which is one of Ireland's most famous tourist destinations. The Lakes of Killarney, an area of outstanding natural beauty, are located in Killarney National Park. The house is located on the world renowned, beautiful Ring of Kerry.
This beautifully built house is situated just outside the coastal village of Waterville overlooking Lough Currane with its early Christian Monastery. Waterville is known worldwide for its 18 hole championship golf course which is rated among the top links courses in the world. It has been played by some of the greats of golf, including Woods, Els, Furyk, O'Meara, Faldo, Player, Floyd and Stewart. There are wonderful walks in the vicinity, for the leisurely walker and the hill walker, as well as fishing (deep-sea, shore and lake), cycling, and tennis. Nestled on the famous Ring of Kerry, access to beautiful Blue Flag beaches, lofty mountains and great food and traditional entertainment in local restaurants, hotels and pubs is only minutes away. A trip to Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage site can be arranged locally. Killarney National Park with its beautiful lakes and mountain scenery is a must for any visitor to the area. The family holiday maker along with the hiker, fisherman, golfer, walker, beach lover, artist, archaeologist, antiquarian and botanist will find numerous attractions on their doorstep to delight them.
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13 Aug 2013
"Great accommodation,beautiful site and surrounded by outstanding scenery."
The house was very well equipped and close to supermarkets,restaurants and hotels.Accommodation was excellent,four great bedrooms with plenty of storage,bathrooms and kitchen were modern and the living rooms very relaxing.
We had a great holiday here and would recommend the house to any holiday-maker.Hope to return some day.
11 Aug 2013
"Excellent house with beautiful views"
This house was really fantastic with incredible views from all parts of the house over Lough Currane and the surrounding mountains, when the sun was shining (and it did for 5 out of the 7 days) we felt we were looking over a vista from continental europe.
The house was incredible spacious and the best room for us was the sun/reading room which Maureen has stocked with a large selection of books to choose from and with maravellous views over the lake,sitting down there with a cup of tea and a book was a quick way to unwind after the a full day with the kids!.
The location is just about a 3 minute drive to the village and beach of Waterville and there is a playground on the way down which we found very convenient.
May I also say that Maureen the owner was a really excellent person to deal with who provided the little touches in the house like a little teddy and dolly in the bedrooms for the kids and also just the more functional items in the house were provided for,like dishwasher tablets and bin bags the sort of things that aren't provided in some of those awful self catering villages and which really make the difference and give it that personal touch.
We would definitely recommend this house and if we are down that way again we will be looking it up.
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