Lauragh, County Kerry
Lauragh 2 miles. This fabulous detached farmhouse cottage is situated on a sheep farm in the blissful Caha Mountains, 2 miles from the tiny village of Lauragh and 14 miles from Kenmare. Enjoying stunning panoramic views, this delightful property has been carefully renovated to retain much original charm and character. It features a cosy sitting room with exposed beams, a warming fire and a light and airy conservatory with striking views over the garden and mountains beyond. Located on the Beara Peninsula, this Lauragh cottage is an ideal base for walking enthusiasts. The spectacular Healy Pass opens up the Caha Mountains with its remote upland lakes and valleys offering fantastic days out for walkers and nature lovers. The mountain range offers the challenging rugged peaks of Hungry Hill and Sugarloaf Mountain, to the gentler but breathtaking Gleninchaquin and Rambach's Way with its deserted settlement of Cummeengeera. The area is rich in archaeological sites such as stone circles, wedge graves and other relics from the past. The rugged landscape can be enjoyed by walkers of all abilities, with the Beara Way offering routes around the peninsula with signed looped walks and coastal vistas. This is a wonderful location for a peaceful or active holiday.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (5'9" beds). Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin & WC. First floor basin & WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with electric fire. Conservatory with dining area. Drying room for wet clothes.
Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. AGA, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD. Oil & electricity charged by meter reading at end of stay. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lawned garden with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 3 miles. Welcome pack. Note: This property only accepts children aged 5 yrs & over. Note: The owner will collect a Ä100 refundable Good Housekeeping bond on arrival.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
About the location
Lauragh, County Kerry
Kenmare 15 miles; Glengarriff 20 miles; Killarney 36 miles.
The quiet village of Lauragh rests at the foot of the Healy Pass, at the heart of the spectacular Caha Mountains and just 15 miles from Kenmare. It offers a small church and a village store. Cradled at the heart of a stunning bay, Kenmare, renowned as the Tidiest Town in Kerry, boasts some of the most breathtaking, unspoilt scenery in Europe, and is home to the beautiful Dereen Gardens, whilst its characterful, winding streets proudly present a wide choice of gourmet restaurants, quaint shops, fabulous art galleries and welcoming inns. Enjoy the seaside village of Glengarriff; with its rugged, mountainous landscape, it offers numerous scenic drives, and is an artistís paradise. Visit the fabulous town of Killarney, renowned for its colourful festivals and home to an amazing National Park. Discover the internationally recognised Ring of Kerry and the rugged Ring of Beara, or take a drive to the beautiful Dingle Peninsula. A fabulous location, not to be missed!