Located just a short stroll from the centre of the town, Twin View is the ideal place to stay while spending a few days in this beautiful part of the world. This 3 bedroom semi-detached home was recently bought by new owners who have taken great care in its refurbishment and modernisation. It is a clean, spacious and attractively decorated home which you are sure to enjoy.
Downstairs is the large sitting room with comfy couches and a welcoming fire. The TV has Sky channels and wifi is available free of charge to our guests. Double doors lead into the lovely kitchen area with a large dining table to very comfortably seat six guests. The kitchen appliances are all brand new and everything you will need in terms of crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils has been provided for you.
There is a separate utility with a washing machine, tuble dryer, microwave and fryer. Patio doors lead from the kitchen out to the fully paved back garden area with garden table, chairs and parasol for thos long summer evenings.
In addition there is a guest toilet downstairs.
The three bedrooms are upstairs. The master double bedroom is ensuite with a shower. It is a large room with plenty of storage and furniture along with some tasteful feature pieces to add colour and character to the room.
There are two twin bedrooms with two single beds in each, again with lots of storage.
The main bathroom has a bath with a shower over it. Bed linen and towels are provided for your stay.
Secure parking is provided for each house. The houses are heated with electric central heating and there are storage heaters in each room.
- A security deposit of €200 in cash is required on arrival, this will be refunded on departure provided there are no damages.
- Energy is charged at the rate of €5 per day for the months of June, July and August and €7 per day for all other months and is payable in advance of your stay to Dream Ireland
Pets are not permitted at this property but kennels are available locally. Phone Shane Dignam on 087 9196660.
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.
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. This is only a 5 minute walk from these holiday homes.
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.