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The Lodge

(Ref. 26022)

Churchtown near Beaufort, County Kerry Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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20 Customer Reviews


    Reviewed by Pascal5.0Sep 2023

  • "Fabulous property - inside and out."

    Very accommodating Was the perfect location for my holiday Well maintained Already booked again for next year!

    Reviewed by Becci5.0Aug 2023

  • "The Lodge was a perfect location for us to explore the surrounding area."

    Very spacious indoors and fantastic outdoor space to relax in quiet surroundings. John was a great host and we would be more than happy to return here.

    Reviewed by Tim4.7May 2023

  • "Lovely lodge and great location."

    We had a really nice week. Would be good to have WiFi as we used a lot of our mobile data.

    Reviewed by Bethan3.8Sep 2022

  • "The house was very dirty Kitchen so bad you could Not cook or eat in it No ..."

    The house was very dirty Kitchen so bad you could Not cook or eat in it No wardrobes Dust and cobwebs all over Broken shower head

    Reviewed by Pauline1.9Aug 2022

  • "Great host, happy to take your through what the local area has to offer."

    Perfectly situated just off Killarney national park and The Reeks; perfect for walking/hiking. Plenty of facilities at the cottage to ensure your stay is comfortable whatever the weather. Unfortunately, our negatives were cleansiness and clutter - the kitchen worktop was sticky when we arrived, and we dedicated a good part of our first day to resolving this. There was dust on just about everything: window sills, the bottles in the kitchens, units, books, photo frames, etc... We felt the cottage needed a good clean, but got the impression it was very much as the last occupants have left it. Wifi would have been nice to have had as standard, to allow us the ability to look-up the beautiful local area without the cost.

    Reviewed by Nathan3.8May 2022

  • "This is a large cottage well stocked with what you need to cook and make the most of the kitchen area."

    The living room furniture is comfortable as is the bed we slept in. The large garden and deck are pleasant with plenty of garden seats and room to sit out. It is very conveniently situated for the mountains and for Killarney town. The road is rather busy and noisy and not suitable for walking on as the traffic speed is high past the house.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2022

  • "House location, was very central for touring."

    Should have brought my Clubs

    Reviewed by Liam5.0Sep 2020

  • "The Lodge is a superb facility in a great location for the South & West of Ireland."

    Nice restaurants / pubs nearby. We'd go back like a shot.

    Reviewed by Jeffrey5.0Aug 2019

  • "This holiday rental was by far the best holiday rental we have ever had, this house had everything, felt more like home than a holiday rental, John the owner was lovely and went out of his way to help us with anything."

    It has an amazing private garden, kids loved the monopoly game in the sitting room, will defo be rebooting if we r down that area again

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jul 2019

  • "The lodge is fantastic."

    Very spacious house with a huge garden. We met the owner who was very helpful. The area is a great base for both the mountains and the beaches of Kerry. We loved it.

    Reviewed by Claire4.4Jun 2019

  • "A spacious property in a nice location."

    Only problem was a poor shower which suffered from poor water pressure.

    Reviewed by Pete4.1Jun 2019

  • "We had a lovely week at The Lodge."

    John is a friendly, helpful host and gave us some handy tips on climbing Carrauntoohil.Will hopefully be back soon:)

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Apr 2019

  • "The lodge is an absolutely lovely place with a great garden - very suitable with somebody traveling with a pet (dog)."

    The owner, John, was very helpful and suggested great restaurants in the near of Beaufort. Very recommendable. Would go there again any time.

    Reviewed by Karin5.0Sep 2018

  • "Great location, as it was based near Killarney, which has a huge range of amenities and facilities."

    The house and, especially the gardens, were even nicer in real life than shown on your website. The rose garden was amazing.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jun 2018

  • "Very comfortable accommodation with plenty of space and everything we needed for a two week stay."

    Great location with very easy access to Killarney, Gap of Dunloe, etc. We would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0May 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful and very clean."

    The grounds are manicured and well kept. The location is perfect for exploring the Ring of Kerry, Killarney and the Dingle Peninsula.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0May 2018

  • "The lodge was perfect, plenty of room, with lots of local literature/ leaflets etc that proved very helpful on our days out."

    Ideal location and the owners were very helpful on a request we had also.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2017

  • "Great location outstanding views ."

    The gap of Dunlo on your doorstep. It's up to you . Explore or relax. Loved it x

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jul 2017

  • "We love staying here it is like a home from home."

    The fire is a bonus on a cold bleak night. John is friendly and helpful. We hope to be back for some more walks :)

    Reviewed by Kate4.6Apr 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Three double bedrooms (one with four poster bed)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and open fire
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fires
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with 4/5 channels, Free WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed, lawned garden to front with decked area, furniture
  • Rear lawned garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles.

The property

Beaufort 3 miles.

A delightful, detached cottage located in the townland of Churchtown just three miles outside the picturesque village of Beaufort, known as the Gateway to the Ring of Kerry.

Lovingly decorated throughout, this cottage near Beaufort provides charming accommodation for friends and families wishing to stay in one of Kerry's most scenic villages whilst still remaining close to an abundance of attractions.

This Beaufort cottage has three double bedrooms, one of which boasts a handcrafted four-poster bed.

The country-style fitted kitchen comes well equipped for all your needs and also has a dining area with an open fire to appreciate whilst enjoying a lovely meal together.

The cosy sitting room has a homely feel and has plenty of reading material so you can kick back and relax in front of the open fire.

The dining area of this Beaufort cottage opens onto a superb decked area through sliding doors, so whatever the time of day you can enjoy a refreshing drink and alfresco dining in the well maintained garden.

The intimate village of Beaufort lies in lush, rich countryside and has two fine pubs, each serving delicious food.

The village is set just fifteen minutes' drive from Killarney and has numerous attractions within easy reach, such as rolling countryside, sandy beaches, a National Park, Ireland's highest mountain and a choice of lively pubs and restaurants.

There are also two excellent courses for golf enthusiasts.

Why not visit the Puck Fair in the town of Killorglin, an annual festival with street markets, live traditional music and much, much more?

The area is a paradise for walkers, hikers and cyclists, with endless routes and tracks; an excellent way to see the region.

Whatever your interests, and whatever your taste, there is something for everyone at this Beaufort cottage.

About the location


Killorglin 8 miles; Killarney 8 miles.

Beaufort is a small village situated in a scenic area at the foot of the Macgillycuddy Reeks near the Gap of Dunloe. This is a great location for walking with stunning mountain views. The village has shops, pubs and restaurants, and is situated between Killorglin and Killarney, the latter being a mecca for holidaymakers every year with its wide open countryside, beaches close at hand, annual festivals and great night life, with traditional music played in many of the pubs and bars. A host of activities are available in the area including riding, walking, cycling, golf and fishing, and guided ascents to summit of Carrauntoohil, Ireland's highest mountain.