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Kara Hem House near Killarney - Killarney Co. Kerry

Family Friendly | Large Capacity | Private Cottage | Activity and Adventure | Wi-Fi | Open Fireplace


Set just 6 miles from Killarney Kara Hem (‘Sweet Home' in Swedish) House is a charming, detached cottage located in stunning countryside. This country house is set against a backdrop of breathtaking views of the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks.


The ground floor is home to two comfortable family bedrooms with a double and single bed in each - one is ensuite. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a separate dining room.  The comfortable sitting room features a welcoming open fire and can comfortably seat eight people. 


The remaining four bedrooms are located upstairs.  There are 3 double bedrooms, two with en-suite shower room as well as a twin bedroom with en-suite shower room.  There is also a separate family bathroom with a shower over bath.  

Kara Hem House offers plenty of off-road parking.  There are lawned gardens to front & rear of property and there is a patio area with furniture ideal for BBQ's and alfresco dining at the back of the house. The grounds are fully enclosed. 

Free Wifi is available to all guests.


The popular town of Killarney is just a short drive away and can offer many amenities and activities to keep those of all ages happy. Guests can enjoy many activities in the area, Muckross House, driving through the magnificent Gap of Dunloe or playing a round of golf at one of the courses located just outside Killarney. For those who enjoy picturesque walks, ideal for discovering the beauty of an area, the Killarney National Park is right on the doorstep of your cottage, meaning the views of the soaring peaks can be experienced whenever you choose. Ireland's well known coastal drive, the Ring of Kerry, leads you from Killarney to experience the unspoilt and magnificent beaches, as well as the outstanding views

It is important to note that although Kara Hem House can comfortably sleep up to 14 people there is only lounge seating for 8 people.




Fuel & power charged via meter reading.

Starter pack for open fire included

Bed linen & towels included

Cot & highchair available on request

No pets


From Cork 

Take the Tralee/N22 road from Killarney, continue on this road for approx. 5 miles passing through Brennan’s Glen. After you come out of Brennan’s Glen take a left signposted Ballyhar.  Go straight on at the crossroads (taking care to yield) & over the railway tracks, house is half a mile on the left hand side, second on the left.

From Castleisland 

Take the N23 signposted Killarney, continue forward on the N23 passing Kerry airport on your left. Entering Farranfore take a left, signposted Killarney/Cork, Continue through Farranfore village. Continue on the Killarney road for approx. 3 miles. You will see a signpost showing Ballyhar, turn right. Go straight on at the crossroads (taking care to yield) & over the railway tracks, house is half a mile on the left hand side, second on the left.

The gps coordinates are

Latitude 52.127895


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Kara Hem

  • Property Type
    Detached House
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
    6 Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
    5 Bathrooms
  • Dream Ireland Rating
    Cloud Rating

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