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Mrs Lorna Galbraith

Member since: 2009
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Farmhouse with Magnificent Sea Views

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


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4 bedroom farmhouse sleeps 8 near Dingle

Old farmhouse refurbished as a holiday home with magnificent views of Dingle Bay, Skellig Rocks and the Atlantic. Four bedrooms, sleeping 8. €350-575 per week. Excellently situated for exploring the Dingle Peninsula and surrounding Kerry countryside.

The Dingle Peninsula has a lot to offer. Dingle Town (12km) has plenty of pubs and restaurants to suit most tastes. There is traditional Irish music and dancing for the energetic; and some of the finest seafood to be found in Ireland. Dingle Town hosts an aquarium and the most famous local attraction is a visit to see Fungi, the friendly Dingle dolphin, at the mouth of the harbour where he has lived for twenty years.

Also in the area there are pottery and craft stores, one of which offers the opportunity to test your own pottery skills! Excellent golf courses, sandy beaches with shore angling, and bike hire is available; as is horse-riding. There are many archaeological sites in the west of the peninsula with plenty of walks linking them, most notably the Dingle Way. The property overlooks the impressive Iron Age Dunbeg Fort.

The house itself has four bedrooms (3 double, 1 twin), and is able to sleep ten. An infant’s cot is also available.

The living room boasts an open coal / peat fire, with the house also having storage heating. There is a large, walled front garden with fantastic views and a private drive up to the side of the house. Worth a special mention is the Stone House restaurant and bar, which is a short walk from the house.

The house offers the opportunity to stay within easy reach of the Dingle peninsula’s renowned tourist attractions; whilst retaining a quiet and idyllic setting overlooking the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean.

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Mrs Lorna Galbraith (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house had everything we needed, and our children enjoyed the presence of the dogs and cats in the farmyard behind, not to mention the cows and sheep across the road.

Location is ideal, to the extent that we didn't travel more than eight miles from the house any day during the week, but visited three great beaches, an aquarium, three historic buildings and two museums, as well going hill-walking and sea-kayaking. ADDED BY OWNER AS WEBSITE WOULDN'T ALLOW GUEST TO ACCESS REVIEW PAGE.
Aug 2011
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based on 9 traveller reviews

Farmhouse with Magnificent Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Can't fault it!

  • 5 of 5

Very accommodating family and great traditional Irish farmhouse similar to what they use to be like! Any assistance and advice was great from the family and the location even though hesitant initially on taking due to distance from Dingle town worked out fine plus the added benefit you don't get to wake up with the views from the front of the house like this in too many places around Dingle.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your great review. Glad you had a lovely time celebrating the New Year at Jack's House and hope to you see you again in the future.
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An amazing week

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful week in a lovely old farmhouse with a greateful sea view. Marie and Denis are two wonderful people with a lot of Inspireance for Dingle Peninsula.... Thank you very much... we really enjoy our holidays

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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'Twas a Grand Stay for the Month of April 2014

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival at "Jack's House" the first impression was the spectacular view. This was confirmed by the periodical stopping of tour vans in front of the house. Our month long stay was highlighted by the birthing of lambs and calves on the farm next door. Our neighbors, Denis and Mary were gracious and welcoming. They made our experience one we will never forget. Ireland is a beautiful country; but it is the people you meet that stay in your heart. My wife and I highly recommend Jack's House for the beauty of the area and the warmth of its neighbors.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your wonderful review Robert. It is a great time of year to be around the farm and welcome in all the new animals. I'm glad you had a lovely vacation.
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stunning views and cute little lambs

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 3 adults and 2 children who stayed 4 days at this property. The views are stunning, since the front of the house faces the Atlantic and the Iveragh penninsula. The beds were comfortable, and there was ample room for us. This is a traditional old farmhouse like you see them all over the Irish countryside - my husband and his sister were delighted since they grew up in pretty much the same kind of house. The kids didn't care much for the view but loved the lambs - we were there during lambing season and I think 16 lambs were born while we stayed there. The caretakers next door, despite being so busy with lambing and calving, took time to let the kids hold and pet the lambs each evening - a big thanks especially to the daughter of them, who was lovely with our kids. Location-wise, the Dingle way is accessible on foot by walking about 400m or so along the Slea head drive (which passes in front of the house), and we did a bit of it (not much - kids complaining too much), with amazing, gorgeous views. Dunbeg Fort is right next door, though we didn't go there on this trip. Dunquin and Cumenoole Beach are pretty close. Our recommendation for cafe fare and beautiful, stunning pottery made on the premises is the Louis Mulcahey Pottery and Cafe in Clogher, on the Slea Head drive a little after Dunquin. We ate a light lunch there every day. Highly recommended.

We would definitely stay at this property again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm glad you had a great time, being there in the lambing season is brilliant for little children. Hope to have you back in the future, Lorna.
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Best nights sleep!

  • 5 of 5

Took our grandchildren away for Easter 2012. Really comfortable house. Lovely fire in the evenings and the beds were so comfortable! After long walks on long, deserted beaches, what more could you ask for?

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely House

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in Fahan - the house was warm and comfortable, with plenty of room for our large family (6 of us). The area is absolutely beautiful and there is lots to do in all weather - we enjoyed the beaches at Slea Head and Ventry, music & fun in Dingle, Oceanworld in Dingle & our boat trip to see Fungi the Dolphin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Paudi O'Shea's
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Ceann Sibeal (Dingle)
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Ventry or Dunquin
Car: recommended

Mountain and road biking

Surfing at Dunquin or Inch Beach

Some of the best windsurfing in Europe at Jamie Knox, Maharees.

Horse riding

Swim with Fungi the Dolphin

Plentry of walking along the Dingle Way

Boat trips to Skellig and Blasket Islands

Visit the Beehive huts and forts

Miles of sandy, secluded beaches

Numerous pubs full of local character


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in County Kerry, Ireland

Rental Basis:
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Low season 2016
3 Sep 2016 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$143

The rental fee does not include electricity, this will be paid on departure using a meter reading.

A booking deposit of 30% will be taken to secure the booking. Payment method will be agreed on booking. The remaining 70% will be due in cash Euro on arrival at the farmhouse unless otherwise arranged.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in County Kerry

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Sofa bed sleeps 2 children
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • Also double sofabed and child's cot which would allow up to 8 adults, 2 children and 1 infant, total of 11 person.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • video player
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing