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Retreat by the Feale - Twin Room
Retreat by the Feale - Twin Room

Private room

4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds
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The space

Retreat by the Feale is 3 bed bungalow situated in Finuge with 2 private rooms available, double and/or twin room. It is situated a short distance from the famous River Feale, which is an excellent salmon fishing river. Salmon Fishing Licences can be acquired locally if you wish to partake in the activity of angling.

It is situated 2 miles from the famous literary & heritage town of Listowel. Listowel is famous for its Writers Week and Listowel Races & ideal touring base for Kerry. The nearest beach is Ballybunion which has 2 blue flags, is about 9 miles away, or if you prefer a golden long sandy beach, why not take a spin to Banna Beach, also a blue flag holder, well worth a visit here if you want to take in a spectacular sunset on your visit.

The property is 17 miles from Tralee which is about 25 min drive and Killarney is about a 50 min drive. Kerry Airport is located about 40 mins away, which is served by Ryanair for UK & European destinations and Aer Lingus Regional for Dublin for onward travel, so ideal for making a connection via Dublin Airport if you are travelling from any US destination. Car Hire is available and essential for touring the area,also at Kerry airport from various companies including Hertz, Avis etc. Shannon Airport is located approx 1 hour and 15 mins from the property which has many European flights through Ryanair and US and Canada with other airlines.

The Village where the property is located is Finuge which is a traditional Irish crossroads village with a pub, Teach Siamsa and a G.A.A. pitch. Sheehan's Thatched House located at Finuge Cross is regarded as one of the oldest surviving authentic thatched houses in Ireland. Conservation experts estimate it at least 300 years old. In the summer months (weather permitting) traditional cross roads dancing takes place outdoors at the Anglers Rest Pub, this is well worth a visit as its a once in a lifetime experience!!

Numerous festivals take place in Kerry local to the property during the year, notably Listowel Writers Week, Listowel Races, Sean Mc Carthy Memorial Weekend to name but a few. There is numerous restaurants in Listowel to cater for every taste. Traditional Irish Music takes place in some local pubs, details of which can be given to guests on their arrival, these are well worth a visit for a bit of Ceoil & Craic! Also worth a visit in Listowel is Seanchai, the Kerry Writers Museum, here you can learn all about Listowel's Literary Greats like J.B. Keane, Bryan McMahon, George Fitzmaurice to name a few. Further a field in Tralee you will find the Aqua Dome, a great place to take the kids on a rainy afternoon! Dingle is a mear 50 min drive which can be got to via scenic route of the Connor Pass, well worth a visit and of course the town itself with its most famous resident, Fungi the Dolphin, perhaps if you are lucky when you take this boat trip he will pop up and say smile in his own unique way! The town of Killarney is one hour away approx and also worth a days visit with all it has to offer with the Lakes, Ross Castle, Muckross House and may more attractions.

Guest access

Bathroom is shared and a light breakfast is included, if you have any special dietry requirements please let me know.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 6PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 18 / night after the first guest
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 6PM

Smoking is not permitted in the house, ash trays are provided if you wish to smoke outside. On the B&B basis, guests are expected to have respect for other people in the house and is it preferred if guests do not attend breakfast in bathrobes/pj's etc. If you expect a change in your schedule as to time of arrival please contact me either via text or email asap, If you are travelling and are worried about expensive call/ text charges, it is recommended that you install either Viber or (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) on your phone for ease of communication. Wi Fi is available in house, due to a cap on data allowance, downloading of movies etc is not recommended. For travel & touring around purposes, it is advisable to have a gps of some nature.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

21 Reviews

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Annmarie User Profile
August 2017
really enjoyed our stay lovely quiet place and really comfy :) would definitly stay again and would recommend thank you :)

John User Profile
June 2017
I would stay here again no problem. A friendly host who lets you into her pretty comfortable home. A nice simple breakfast to set you up for the day was included, which I didn't expect, and Dee went out of her way to look after my two young boys, aged 5 & 3. Finuge is just outside Listowel and whilst you will need a car to get here you are minutes away from Listowel and within easy access of Shannon and Kerry airports and other surrounding towns and villages. I thought the price was good value too.
Dee User Profile
Response from Dee:
Thanks a million John, come back any time you are in the area!! lovely to meet you all especially the boys :-)
June 2017

Niamh User Profile
June 2017
Dee is a very nice hospitable host.

Alyn User Profile
June 2017
Dee is very friendly and helpful. Thanks, Dee!
Dee User Profile
Response from Dee:
Lovely to meet you both and congrats on your literary success at Listowel Writers week, hope to see you again in the future perhaps!
June 2017

Sarah User Profile
April 2017
Nice little room and a good breakfast!

Anne-Marie User Profile
November 2016
Dee accommodated me at very short notice which was very much appreciated. The Retreat is very quiet but still close enough to Listowel. For anyone travelling in Kerry Dee's place is very convenient.

Gerald User Profile
August 2016
Dee was very hospitable and friendly and Retreat by the Feale was very comfortable and clean. I would highly recommend this place!

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Kerry, IrelandJoined in August 2010
Dee User Profile

If you looking for a base for touring Kerry or the Kingdom as its referred to locally, well look no more, being from Kerry myself I cannot recommend the county enough for any kind of break, be it adventure,family or just a get away from it all! I am an avid follower of the national sport GAA especially Gaelic football and travel regular to games in the county and beyond! I love to get back when I can and take in walks on the beach or play a few tunes at a local trad session in the beautiful seaside town of Ballybunion famous for its links golf courses, well worth a visit! Go on send me a mail, you know you want to! :)

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