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The Blue Annex

(Ref. 1010830)

The Spa near Tralee, County Kerry Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (9)
  • clean (6)
  • location (6)
  • house (5)
  • comfortable (5)
  • great (4)

15 Customer Reviews

  • "The house is in a great location with lovely views down to Fenit Harbour and very close to the new Tralee to Fenit Greenway for walking and cycling."

    The hosts were helpful and there if needed. The house is generally clean. We would have expected that the kitchen crockery would all match and some utensils need replacing. The oven is in need of some attention.

    Reviewed by Finlay4.4Aug 2023

  • "Pleasant comfortable place, lots of space, large kitchen, generous outdoor seating."

    Also nice that the pantry in the kitchen was well stocked. And did we find it annoying that there was no dishwasher? Not really.

    Reviewed by Louis3.8Jun 2023

  • "Very comfortable and well kept though dated."

    Comfortable beds. A few issues with plumbing ie. Bathroom cold tap loose and wouldn’t work, loud and strange noises from pipes. Fridge temp faulty, froze the strawberries! A lot more could have been made of the outside yard as the furniture was very basic and it was surrounded by a fence. Lovely quiet location close to good restaurants and the coast. Great views.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.4Jun 2023

  • "This is a lovely, comfortable, and very well equipped self catering cottage."

    We could not fault it. Probably the nicest self catering we have come across. We stayed 5 nights and found lovely places to visit within the area. The loan of cycles was nice and the wonderful greenway cycle and walking trail very close by. We had a lovely time here and thoroughly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0May 2023

  • "Had a lovely stay here."

    It is probably the best rental we have stayed at. Kitchen well equipped and we had a welcome pack of food which was very handy. Lovely views and close to the Greenway which is great for safe walking and cycling. Bedroom was large and comfortable with great views. Good parking in front of the building. Definitely would recommend here.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Mar 2023

  • "We visit the property on our Christmas holidays for a 10 night stay, from start to finish our experience was 5stars, will definitely stay again when home."

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Dec 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, even the company of the owners dog Milo."

    Such a sweetheart. The weather was very kind, so we got to enjoy lots of adventures in and around the local area and some lazy relaxing time at The Annex too.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic location."

    Amazing time.

    Reviewed by Grainne5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely time staying in the Blue Annex, It was lovely and clean and very homely, we have been coming to Ireland over 25years and its one of the best we have stayed in."

    Kathy and Padraig was lovely and couldn’t have been more helpful to us

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jun 2022

  • "The property was just perfect in every way warm and clean all that you needed."

    The owners were lovely and made you feel welcomed would definitely book again. Thank you kathy and padriag.

    Reviewed by Nadine5.0Oct 2021

  • "The house is in a quiet location with a lovely view of fields and the water."

    It is a 5 min drive to Tralee, about an hour to Killarney and has many wonderful beaches within a 30/40min drive. Kathy and Padraig made us very welcome. The house itself was very cosy and had everything we needed including a comfortable bed. Also there were a good supply of tea bags, coffee, sugar and loo rolls. The icing on the cake for us was the secure patio area for our 2 dogs. We will definitely return in the future

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Sep 2021

  • "The Blue Annexe is the perfect spot for exploring the beauty of County Kerry."

    Kathy & Padraig are the perfect hosts & their little dog Milo got friendly with our dog Jack during the week we were there. The house is immaculately clean; WiFi is great and you are literally on the doorstep of two stunning beaches Fenit and Banna along with fabulous restaurants The Oyster Tavern in Spa and West End in Fenit - booking advised for Friday through Sunday. We drove a good bit around the county including the spectacular Ring of Kerry; Dingle and back via Connor Pass (not for the faint hearted!) and some other gorgeous beaches including Inch Kells and Castlegregory. We were lucky with the weather for early September and only had heavy rain overnight with pretty clear mild days. Kerry is breathtakingly beautiful and this is the perfect spot to explore and return to for a relaxing evening in front of the fire with a glass or two of wine

    Reviewed by Fiona4.7Sep 2021

  • "Fabulous house, had everything we needed, lovely location, very clean and cosy, ..."

    Fabulous house, had everything we needed, lovely location, very clean and cosy, easy access to places we wanted to visit, amazing beaches, hosts very friendly and accommodating

    Reviewed by Bronagh5.0Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful location."

    Beautiful house and spotless. Luvly friendly owners of property.

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely, clean and homely feel."

    Would stay again.

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Feb 2020

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor truckle and 1 x king-size with day bed with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating and woodburning stove
  • Gas hob and oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available upon request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front lawned garden and patio to the rear with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.7 miles, pub 1.1 miles Note: The property is close to the beautiful Fenit Greenway
  • Please note: This property only accept Saturday - Saturday bookings (starting from 8th July 2023)

The property

Tralee 5.1 miles.

This striking blue annex can be found resting on the outskirts of the bustling town of Tralee, surrounded by tranquil mountain ranges and countryside.

Positioned in a rural base but not far from the centre of town, Blue Annex provides a wondrous base for a small family to explore the South West of Ireland.

Step through into the hallway, where you will find a snug sitting room to your left, ideal for gathering together at any time of day amongst the warmth of the woodburning stove, making it a great spot to take advantage of the books, games and DVDs provided, or simply relish in each other’s company.

Following through to the rear of the property will bring you to the kitchen/diner, a spacious area where you can gather around the dining table to enjoy home-cooked delights prepared in the amply-equipped kitchen before engaging in an evening of board games.

When the evening draws to a close, retreat to one of the two bedrooms to catch up on your rest; offering you a ground floor truckle bedroom and a king-size bedroom with an extra day bed and its own en-suite bathroom, the layout of the property is ideal for a family structure, with a bright and airy aura throughout both of the resting spots.

The master bedroom benefits from extraordinary views out of its Velux windows, letting you stargaze at the mountainous skies ahead of your next action-packed day out.

To the rear of the property you can find your own private enclosed garden, perfect for the little ones and your canine companions to play freely as you enjoy your morning coffee amidst the countryside breeze.

The immediate area of the property is rather rural and tranquil, making it a great spot for those seeking a relaxing retreat with ample walking routes from your doorstep.

For a day out full of vibrant adventure, the nearby town of Tralee makes a great day out for all tastes, with a wide variety of eateries, shops to explore and cultural wonders in its theatre and museum, it offers excitement for all of the family.

Within easy reach is the port town of Dingle, where you can find dolphin boat tours, an aquarium and various other harbour front delights, providing a memorable day out where you can create cherished memories with your loved ones.

With access to a wide array of attractions, Blue Annex makes a delightful base for a tranquil retreat to Kerry, Ireland.

Please note: This property only accept Saturday - Saturday bookings (starting from 8th July 2023)

About the location


Kerry Airport 11 miles; Killarney 20 miles.

Kerry’s county town of Tralee is situated close to the Atlantic coast alongside the River Lee in County Kerry. It is an ideal location from which to explore much of the southwest of Ireland. Cosmopolitan in nature, there is a great selection of bars, pubs, restaurants and shops to tempt visitors and a wealth of activities to be enjoyed. The Tralee Aqua Dome is one of the largest water parks in Ireland and will capture the imagination of child and adult alike, and for those who enjoy cultural experiences the museum and theatre will not disappoint. The nearby Dingle Peninsula is within easy reach, boasting beautiful sandy beaches and exciting water sports facilities, while the world famous Ring of Kerry with its stunning mountains and rugged coastline can be found only a short drive south of the town. An excellent location with something nearby for everyone to enjoy.

Please note: This property only accept Saturday - Saturday bookings (starting from 8th July 2023)

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas