Gleesons Farmhouse – 2 bedroom house
Cosy family home
Killorglin, Iveragh Peninsula, Wild Atlantic Way
- 4 guests
- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathroom
If you are looking for a classic cosy farmhouse experience you will find it here in this traditional two-story vernacular farmhouse. It is a newly refurbished comfortable bright farmhouse with some original features such as the green staircase and green farm doors, the fireplace with the original crane where pots would have been hung for cooking. Upstairs the high timber ceilings give a great sense of space. It has a large garden for eating outdoors in the summer and is cosy in the winter with a real fire lighting in the large stove. It’s ideal for a break away for a couple or two or a small family.
It is situated just off the Wild Atlantic Way, in the Reeks District, an area of outstanding beauty with lots of outdoor activities on your doorstep. Fancy a bit of stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking or hiking, this is the ideal location. You can go from Blue Flag beaches on the Wild Atlantic Way to the towering peaks of the McGillycuddy Reeks, including the highest mountain in Ireland, Carrauntoohil, making for dramatic views all around.
It is 6 minutes’ drive from the town of Killorglin, the home of the famous Puck Fair. There are exceptionally good restaurants in Killorglin, including the new Kingdom 1795, which is on its way to Michelin recognition, Sol Y Sombre tapas restaurant in the old Church and the Bianconi for hearty delicious food. Killorglin also has a great fresh fish shop and delicatessen with local artisan foods.
Cromane beach is 6 minutes’ drive, have a coffee and cake on the beach here at The Boat House.
The cute village of Glenbeigh is twelve minutes’ drive away, it has the fantastic Emilie’s, a bakery with great bread and cakes and a restaurant that has the most delicious sourdough pizzas as well as lots of other great food.
This is a fantastic location to tour the breath-taking scenery of the Ring of Kerry route around the Iveragh Peninsula, or head over to the Dingle Peninsula and take the Slea Head Drive. If you want to get active try the big 5 guided adventures of the Reeks District, climb Ireland’s highest mountain, kayak the length of Caragh Lake, Surf Inch Beach, cycle the Ring of the Reeks or stand-up paddle boarding on Cloon Lake.
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There is a lovely bright kitchen with a wood table that seats six, there is a small couch and armchair next to the large stove, perfect for long nights of eating and chatting by the fire.
There is a cosy living room with several couches to sink into and read your book. Patio doors off the living room let lots of light in and lead to a patio area where you can dine outside or just enjoy sipping a glass of wine in the sunshine.
This house sleeps four very comfortably, it has two bedrooms. The first bedroom on the first floor has a king size double bed, the second bedroom on the first floor has a double bed. Both have lovely high timber ceilings. The beds are cosy and comfortable with natural wool duvets and pillows, cotton bedding and luxurious mattresses.
There is one bathroom in this home on the first floor with bath and shower.
The sitting opens out onto a patio area with kettle BBQ, the ideal setting for long lazy lunches with friends or a relaxing time looking out on the large garden and the hills beyond.
6 minutes’ drive to Cromane beach. 20 minutes’ drive to Rossbeigh, a very long sandy beach which is great for a walk.
Pubs and Restaurant: 4.3km to Killorglin
Shop: 4.3km to Killorglin
Kerry Airport: 26.4km
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