About the Homestay

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In our home we have 3 rooms to let on homestay. Two of the rooms have private in room bathroom and the other room has sole use of the bathroom in the hallway. Breakfast included in price.Coffee/tea, bagels, toast, homemade jams, cerals, cheese, yogurt, fruit, juice
We are extremely lucky to live in Kerry and to have the Wild Atlantic Way on our doorstep. Seamus and I love to explore the beautiful costal routes and hike, cycle and mountain climb at every opportunity.
As a result of working in the tourist industry for many, many years I've extensive knowledge of the area as well as the entire country.
About us: We enjoy travelling and have been to many beautiful places over the past couple years. New Zealand, Hongkong, Australia, Peru and Machu Pichu, and climbing Kilamanjaro in Tanzania, more recently Vietnam and Cambodia along with many cities throughout Europe with a visit to Berlin shortly and Cuba in December. In November we went to London to see our favourite composer Ennio Morricone with our two children who are 12 and 9. They are complete fans as the the 12 year old plays the oboe and the 9 year old the trumpet. We love going out and especially meeting up with friends and neighbours in our local pub "The Shanty" (opens 4 nights a week) for ceoil agus craic, as well as enjoying theatre and musicials.
Tralee is about 10 minutes drive from us and we highly recommend some pubs there for food. The Brogue on Rock Street is super as is Gally's on Castlemaine road. Both are tradition pub/restaurants. Tralee also has a wide variety of other eateries, Italian, Asian, Chinese, to mention a few.
We have made heaps of friends through Homestay and look forward to making more in this year as well as welcoming back some we've had over the past couple years. Here's to love, health and happiness for the coming year and a bucket list that gets longer and longer as a result of meeting amazing Homestay guests.
Our family includes our little King Charles dog whom we rescued from a shelter many years ago. An adorable wee dog who bothers nobody.
Smoking allowed outside and to accommodate our guests who smoke we have a porch with seating which is covered.

Pets

Dog

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Smoke alarm on each floor
  • Carbon monoxide detector

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 14 nights

Available for given dates

Cosy double Hogwarts room
From 42 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Holly age 12 and Ruairi 9 had a bright idea to convert their playroom into Hogwarts themed room and put on Airbnb. Room is beautifically decorated, cozy and has all essentials including USB ports in wall.Bathroom close by

Facilities
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
50
60
Weekly Price
300
400
Nature's view ensuite room
From 57 per night
Triple Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom ensuite (within room)
1 Double, 1 Futon Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

We have 2 ensuite rooms for rent and 1 Hogwarts themed room also. This downstairs room has double bed, private bathroom with large shower.A pull out bed is available for 1 child or 1 young adult. USB ports in walls.All essentials in room

Facilities
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
60
70
Weekly Price
400
460
Kerry View ensuite double with breakfast
From 57 per night
Triple Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom ensuite (within room)
1 Double, 1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

We have 2 ensuite rooms for rent and 1 Hogwarts themed room.This upstairs room has double bed, private bathroom/large shower.A pull out bed is available for 1 child or 1 young adult.USB ports in walls.Hairdryer,towels and all essentials

Facilities
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
60
70
Weekly Price
400
460
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About the Area

Our home is located about 20 minutes drive from Killarney and about 10 minutes from Tralee. Both these towns have beautiful restaurants and lively trendy or traditional bars, many of which serve great pub food. We live in a quiet area with views of the Macguillycuddy Reeks in the distance. We are lucky to be on the Dingle Peninsula and the Ring of Kerry route. Our local pub "The Shanty" is a quaint, quirky must see bar. They open 4 nights a week. We are also lucky to have Ballyseedy Castle Pub/Hotel close by and we often go to relax and enjoy a drink here. We are 10 minute drive to Tralee town, a lively town which has many bars which serve super pub food and the town boasts many excellent resturants.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Horse Stables
  • Water sports
  • Health club
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Not many, but no smoking in house. We have an covered outdoor area suitable for smoking.
Kindly take off your shoes if your room is upstairs. Please double check door is locked if you arrive back late at night.
Treat our home as you would yours and enjoy your stay. Most important rule - ENJOY YOUR VISIT :-)

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

17 Reviews

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    Australia
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    It was a combination of staying at your best friend’s house & a hotel!
    Incredible breakfast, loads of local touring knowledge (& little secrets too!), a beautiful house & wonderful hosts.

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    Belgium
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    Loved staying with adah and her family! Great hosts sharing their local and beautiful home!

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    France
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    May 2019

    Séjour très agréable des hôtes charmants et prévenant toujours prêts à donner de très bons renseignements sur leur région a visiter au petits soins pour nous

    2 enfants adorables
    Je recommande vivement cette halte dans votre périple irlandais

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    April 2019

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    France
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    Parfait pour 3 jours dans le Ring of Kerry et le parc de Killarney.
    3 belles nuits avec notre enfant de 2 ans, renseignements et aide au rendez vous.

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    August 2018

    Nous avons véritablement adoré notre séjour c'était génial et je recommande la grande maison d'Adah confortable et surtout accueillante et chaleureuse comme nos hôtes.
    Thank you very much Adah et Seamus you are wonderful hosts.

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    Germany
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    April 2018

    We spent a very nice time in Adah's house. The room was spacious, clean and well equipped. Adah is a very welcoming person, and she and her husband helped us with a lot of advices for the places we wanted to go. I absolutely recommend this homestay!

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    April 2018

    Our stay with adah and her family was very great! The room is very clean, big, enough windows and with an own bathroom.
    The breakfast was very delicous with a lot of varity... Adah gaves us a lot of informations for our daily tours... what to do and where to eat... Her family is very friendly and helpful, too. We enyoed to stay with Adah and her family...

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    Italy
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    August 2017

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Italy
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    July 2017

    Wow... In a few words: fabulous! Adah and her family are very kind and amazing people, fantastic hosts, the house is very big and beautiful! She gave us a lot of informations and suggestions on what to visit around. She is the perfect example of the Irish hospitality

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Adah in ,

    Thank you so much for your kind words Alessia. It was a pleasure having you both. Hope your onward trip went well x

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