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Glencar, County Kerry (Ref. 23463)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
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13 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Rykowska

    “Fantastic location.”

    Very clean and comfortable cottage. Absolutely amazing, friendly and helpful hosts!

    Very clean and comfortable cottage. Absolutely amazing, friendly and helpful hosts!

    - Mrs Rykowska, August 2021

The property

Glencar 3.5 miles.

A delightful, detached property set within beautiful surroundings, close to the village of Glencar, County Kerry.

Situated on the owner's land, 50 yards from his own home, this charming Glencar cottage has been finished in a traditional style that provides cosy and welcoming accommodation.

Set entirely on the ground floor, this Glencar cottage features two spacious double bedrooms, a twin bedroom, and a sitting room with a roaring open fire.

This Glencar cottage sits in a tranquil valley and guests can take advantage of fine days by lighting the barbecue and enjoying the wonderful scenery.

Perfect for those with a sense of adventure, this County Kerry cottage offers walks from the doorstep with a variety of routes throughout the stunning Macgillycuddy's Reeks mountain range, which includes Carrantouhill, Ireland's highest peak.

Nearby, the popular town of Killarney has a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as hosting a plethora of festivals throughout the year.

Explore the national park with its expansive lakes before relaxing with a pint of the black stuff in one of the fine local pubs.

The famous Ring of Kerry is just a short distance away, or take a trip to the Blasket Islands or discover Dingle's historic beauty and there are also many unspoilt beaches in the area, including those at Rossbeigh and Inch.

A fantastic Irish holiday awaits you at this lovely Glencar cottage!


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent from April to October, charged by meter reading from November to March
  • Starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned gardens with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

About the location


Glenbeigh 8 miles; Killorglin 11 miles; Killarney 20 miles.

The village of Glencar is located right in the centre of the region of Kerry otherwise known as The Kingdom. Glencar is a nature lover’s paradise surrounded by the mountain range Macgillycuddy Reeks, with Carrantouhill, Ireland’s highest mountain, majestically towering overhead. With hundreds of acres of forests and numerous lakes, such as Lickeen Forest, Caragh River and Caragh Lake, Glencar offers wonderful scenery and great walking and angling opportunities. An abundance of wild and birdlife can be found in the area, including pheasant, duck, wood pigeon, mink, fox, mountain hare, wild goat and sika deer. The village is home to three pubs, including The Climbers' Inn, which offers good food and drink, and a Post Office and food store. The pretty town of Killorglin, the gateway to the Ring of Kerry, is within easy reach, and offers a variety of cafés, pubs and restaurants, while an abundance of sandy beaches and golf courses are within easy driving distance.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas