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Mary O'Shea

Member since: 2005
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Ireland Kerry, "Star Wars" Location Skelligs, Luxury Villa, Seaside Village Golf

21 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Beenbane holiday house

4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, Sleeps 8 Adults, Irish Tourist Board Approved 2015/16

Located on "The Wild Atlantic Way", part of a small exclusive development this rustic modern house is provided to cater for every need and convenience of the discerning holidaymaker. The property is open plan with classic wooden beams featuring throughout. There is an abundance of space with a sunroom opening out onto a patio with landscaped gardens.

Architect designed with full interior package, Devi electric under floor heating system, fully equipped utility room, traditional country styled designed kitchen containing all Bosch electrical appliances.

A spacious lounge with a large open slate fireplace and adjoining sunroom gives a homely and warm ambiance to the house. Nearest traditional Irish Pub (regular music/entertainment) is only 200 meters from the house 5 minutes walk. Center of village, all restaurants, pubs, shops, cafes etc less than 10 minutes walk 700 meters.

***This property holds 'Failte Ireland' Tourism Development Authority Top Star Rating, it has been inspected and approved 2012.***

Beaches and Scenery: There are several European 'Blue Flag' beaches within easy reach and Waterville beach is within one kilometer (1/2 a mile) from the house. The unspoilt rural Irish countryside is just outside the front door.

The nearby "Star Wars" film location and world heritage site 'The Skelligs Rock' with its ancient monastic settlement, is only a few miles off shore and is easily accessable with one of the many day trip local boat operators.

Astronomy: One Meade ETX-70AT Computerised Telescope, High resolution optics, adjustable tripod, Autostar- automatic celestial navigation and comprehensive operating instructions.

Hillwalking, Horse Riding and Watersports: Many local walks including the 'Kerry Way' are within easy access.

There is an nearby equestrian center about 2 miles away with a full itennary available of lessons and local riding treks.

Water sports are in abundance with local water sport adventure centers in Valentia, Ballinskelligs and Derrynane.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mary O'Shea (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the owner

A lovely stay in a perfect house.



We really enjoyed our holiday.



Laura and Shay
Jul 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 21 traveller reviews

Ireland Kerry, "Star Wars" Location Skelligs, Luxury Villa, Seaside Village Golf
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Beautiful and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at this house in Waterville. The house is beautiful and had everything you need. It is only a five minute walk to the beach snd town and there is so much to do around the area. And Waterville is a very beautiful scenic area. I would recommend staying here to anyone.. We would go back again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Great house in Waterville

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely stay in this house in Waterville. Mary the owner was so accomodating and extremely helpful. The house is very well equipped in fact it is the best holiday home we have stayed in in that respect! The weather was pretty gloomy during our stay so it was nice to have a comfortable house to return to. Our kids made friends with some other kids staying in a holiday home close by so that really entertained them. All in all a great holiday in waterville!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

Excellent Stay in Beautiful Waterville Home

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful Summer vacation in South West Kerry, using Mary's home in Waterville as our home base. Consistent with the other 16 - 5 Star reviews/ratings, I would give it a 5 as well! The owner is sweet and kind and very helpful and caring...the yard is well kept, gas grill for cooking, house is clean and pretty with the exposed wood beams, beds are very comfortable, the kitchen has the amenities one would hope for, the fireplace is a working fireplace, house is at the end of a cul-de sac, so limited traffic.

The home is close to the center of town and some excellent restaurant and pubs, the beach is close by for a nice walk or pretty viewing, grocery stores, meat market and in proximity to some good golf courses. The location was perfect for Derryname, Caherdaniel, Kells, Smeed, etc breath taking scenery visits

I highly recommend this home and the owner was very pleasant and enjoyable to work with - Slainte Mary!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

lovely house in waterville

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Waterville. The house was huge, clean and in near two amazing golf courses. Owner was very kind and helpfull. If you have kids: be aware of internet use. The internet card Mary bought you runs out fast when your kids watch video's through the internet. We know now...

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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5

Wonderful Home in Waterville

  • 5 of 5

This home in Waterille was a fantaststic place for our group to base or golf trip to Ireland. We put 6 adults in the house and had no issues with privacy or space. The house is clean and bright and we all felt very welcome in the home. Mary was great and gave us a warm Irish welcome and made sure everything was in order for our group. Definately like to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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5

Beautiful house in beautiful Kerry

  • 5 of 5

My wife and three adult children spent a truly enjoyable week in this splendidly-furnished and equipped house in Waterville on the Kerry coast. Just a five-minute walk from the centre of Waterville village, it was just what we had hoped for and were expecting from the listing, only more so. We enjoyed good weather but were (almost!) wishing it had been colder so that we could have made use of the open fire, for which our very helpful but inobtrusive hostess, Mary, had supplied a good stock of turf and logs.

The village caters very well for visitors, with a number of good bars and restaurants (we enjoyed our meals at An Corcan, Sheilin and the Butler’s Arms), tennis courts and two small but well-stocked grocery stores. We travelled around part of the Ring of Kerry and the Skellig Ring, visiting Caherdaniel and Derrynane, Ballinskelligs (beautiful beach), Portmagee and Clochancanuig beach (good for surfers). We also fished on Lough Currane (no success but great views of the surrounding mountains) and travelled to Dingle for the day to visit friends - a bit of a trek but worth it.

We would definitely recommend this house to friends and very much hope to visit again ourselves.

Thank you, Mary, for a great week.

Lynn Williams

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Farrenfore Kerry International
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Charlies (Chaplin) Bar
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Ringaskiddy, County Cork
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Waterville Golf Links
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Killarney, County Kerry
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Dooleys Seafood & Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Watervill Beach
Car: recommended

Waterville is a unique village in the southwest of Ireland. It has achieved a worldwide reputation for luxury location for the active holidaymaker. With two championship golf courses, the Kerryway walking trails, some the richest angling fishing locations in Europe, a vast selection of water sports and a significant selection of historic sites and scenery.

Golf: *******A follow up to the Ryder Cup 2006*******

Two major championship golf courses in Waterville are within five minutes drive. A paradise for the active golfer, with the second golf course now playing at Waterville headland at a green fee of €50 Summer season. First full year opened 2006.

Waterville championship Links course (Woods, Omeara members... their Irish training course annually prior to the British Open).

Two full sets of men's golf clubs available for use by guests of the house, 1 Taylormade and 1 Cleevland TA 7s.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Beenbane, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
11 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$251
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$315
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$236
 

Additional information about rental rates

Linen Electri Peat Towel A$100
Cleaning A$115

Peak Summer Bookings; Saturday to Saturday

Short stay bookings mid-week

Electric, Peat, Coal, Towels and Linen charge €10/day, Quote based on minimum 7 Day Rental.

Cleaning Fee of €200 for stays

Security Deposit €200 accepted on arrival, refunded post stay.

Long Stay rates subject to discount on application.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Beenbane, Ireland

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telescope
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Ensuite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Ensuite Bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Ensuite Bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Ensuite Toilet
  • One portable Crib/cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • deck chairs
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house has a large utility room, outside patio and barbeque. There is also a limited supply of kids videos, DVDs, playing cards, games, colouring crayons, and toys to help with the occasional distraction. 32 inch screen LG LCD TV. Also there is one fishing rod /bait gear available, ********Free Broadband Wi-Fi, download upto 10Gb per week.**********