23 The Lodges in Kenmare is a large and spacious luxury holiday home within a ten minute stroll of Kenmare town centre. A stunning home to relax in and such a peaceful setting with everything you could possibly need during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you.
23 The Lodges is a luxury detached property perfect for a relaxing break away in Kenmare. It offers off street private parking and a back garden area with sunloungers and patio furniture. A handcrafted stone wall has been built with inset lighting for long summer evenings.
The kitchen, living and dining areas are all open plan and filled with light. The feeling in here is one of space and relaxation. The kitchen is extremely well equipped and has a full size fridge freezer, microwave,dishwasher, ice maker, Nespresso machine, toaster, kettle, food mixer and even a fondue set! There is an electric oven and an electric induction hob.
A separate utility area houses the washer/dryer and a guest toliet.
The dining table is quite impressive. It is a solid wood table with 8 strong and comfortable chairs. The perfect place to enjoy a leisurely meal. The lighting in this area is very ambient and can be set at lower levels for evening time dining.
The sitting room leads from the dining area. It is really cosy with very comfortable and stylish couches and an armchair. There is a large wall mounted TV along with a lovely Stanley wood burning stove.
There are four bedrooms in the house. Again, each has been designed with relaxation and space in mind. There is one bedroom on the ground floor. It has a super king size bed. The other three bedrooms are upstairs. There are two twin bedrooms (with two single beds in each) as well as the master double bedroom again with a super king sized bed. All the rooms are sizeable and there is plenty of storage space. The master double bedroom is ensuite as is one of the twin rooms. The main family bathroom is upstairs and has a bath with shower attachment as well as a stand alone shower. The rooms upstairs that are to the front offer lovely mountain views.
Local artwork adorns the walls of this home and there are lots of thoughtful finishing touches throughout. This is a home to feel welcomed and at home in.
A well designed and immaculately finished property in a prime location for exploring Kenmare and all it has to offer. The closest golf course is Kenmare Golf Club and you could walk to this in 10 minutes from 23 The Lodges. The closest supermarkets (Aldi, Lidl and SuperValu) are all within a 10 minute walk of the house too.
Energy for heating and light is charged at the rate of €6.00 per day for June, July and August and €8.00 per day for all other months and is payable prior to arrival to Dream Ireland.
Upon check in you will be asked for a security deposit of €250.00 in cash which will be returned to you on departure providing the Caretaker is satisfied that there have been no breakages or damages.
No pets will be permitted at this property.
Kenmare is known as the jewel in the Ring of Kerry and no wonder with its location between two of the most beautiful touring routes in Europe - the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. These make for very enjoyable day trips from Kenmare.
Kenmare is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the town offers a huge selection of places of historical interest to visit. Even strolling around the town is itself a pleasure with Kenmare having received awards from Entente Floral and the award for the Tidiest Town in Ireland in the year 2000. Kenmare was recently awarded the accolade of Ireland's best kept town on the whole island of Ireland and deservedly so!
There is a Playground in Kenmare about a 10-15 minute walk from 23 The Lodges.
Killarney is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over an hour's drive.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
The town of Kenmare, noted for having the cleanest air in Europe, is a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in Ireland. You really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, from bar food to seafood and a range of other types of excellent restaurants to experience. The nightlife in Kenmare suits all ages and the hospitality with which you will be greeted is second to none. There is a great selection of pubs and late night bars to choose from with many featuring live music from traditional Irish to rock and modern styles.
Kenmare lies approximately 30 minutes drive from a host of sandy beaches and it has a very pretty harbour from where you can swim, fish or take a trip on the "Seafari Cruise" to view the wildlife in the area.
Located in the centre of Kenmare is Finnegan's Bike Hire and Toy Shop Tel: 00353 64 6641083
Star Sailing & Adventure Centre
This purpose-built Activity Centre and Bar/Restaurant is fast becoming an essential part of a family holiday in Kenmare. The centre itself is situated on the shores of Kenmare Bay and surrounded by the Caha Mountains just a five minute drive from Kenmare Town Centre. The activities on offer include kayaking, sailing, canoeing, sea kayaking, hillwalking, team games and a Wildlife Safari Cruise on Kenmare Bay. Also available are the children’s playground, American pedal boats, water trampoline and slide, archery range, soccer pitch with changing facilities and the family walking trail. Star Sailing and Adventure Centre, Dauros, Kenmare, Co. Kerry 064 66 41222.
Bonane Heritage Park
The Bonane Heritage Park provides visitors with an 1600 metre walk on gravel paths through 5000 years of history while enjoying some breathtaking scenery. Bonane Heritage Park is situated 10Km from Kenmare on the N71 and is open to visitors all year round.
Kenmare boasts two super golf courses. The Ring of Kerry Golf Course is located two miles outside of the town and offers spectacular views of Kenmare Bay from the course itself and also its newly renovated Club House. Dream Ireland guests may avail of special discounted green fees.
Kenmare Golf Club is located in Kenmare Town and follows the shores of Kenmare Bay Estuary.
There are lots of great fishing spots to choose from around Kenmare including Clonee Lake, Kenmare Bay and the Black Valley. Permits can be obtained locally.
The Kerry Way and Beara Way walking routes are ideal for those with an interest in trekking or you could even join the annual summer hike to Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntouhil. The foothills of the famous MacGillycuddy Reeks are right on Kenmare's doorstep.
Kenmare and its vicinity offers some incredible dive spots and wrecks. You may even be lucky enough to come across a dolphin or two. Try-dives are available for beginners and advanced dives for the more experienced at Kenmare Bay Diving.
Pony Trekking is the ideal way to explore the hidden treasures of Kenmare and its hinterland. Professional lessons are also available for beginners.
Other activities in the area include quad biking, pet farms, craft workshops and bicycle hire.