Caragh Heights Holiday home

House - Entire home/apt · Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
Annette

Caragh Heights is a unique lake view cottage and woodland garden in County Kerry.
Only about 30 minutes from Kerry Airport (Ryanair & Aer Lingus flights). On the famous "Ring of Kerry" tourist trail. Beaches, Golf, Hiking, Biking,etc
Free WiFi

Your host, Annette
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Caragh Heights is a unique lake view cottage and woodland garden in County Kerry.
Only about 30 minutes from Kerry Airport (Ryanair & Aer Lingus flights). On the famous "Ring of Kerry" tourist trail. Beaches, Golf, Hiking, Biking,etc
Free WiFi

The Space

Magnificent views of the majestic Caragh Lake and surrounding mountains.

A private scenic rural location, quiet, yet within easy reach of the tourist towns, of Killorglin (5km), Killarney (16km) and Glenbeigh(4km) approximately.

Just off the world famous "Ring of Kerry".

Guest Access

Private Garden
Private Parking
The house and the surrounding gardens are for the exclusive use of our guests and are not shared with any other people.

Interaction with Guests

We offer a friendly Irish welcome to all our guests.

We allow guests their privacy but we are always on hand to offer assistance should they require it.

The Neighborhood

I love the beauty of the area, the ever changing views from Caragh Heights holiday home.

On a clear day with blue sky you can see all the way to the Blasket Islands !!

On the days when the weather is not so good you can still enjoy the spectacular lake and the surrounding mountains.

Getting around

A car is essential in this area. We have a large private car park directly outside the house.

Other Things to Note

WiFi offered to all guests - free of charge.
Bed Linen and towels are provided.

Heating & Electricity are on a meter and are charged at cost price at the end of the stay together with a housekeeping charge of €50 which includes cleaning, Laundry and Waste Disposal etc.

Special Rates apply for Bank Holiday weekends, Easter, Halloween, Christmas breaks.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Beds: 4
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
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  • What an amazing little break we had. The house covered our every need but the view was what we were there for and it was breathtaking. We seemed lucky with the weather but am sure it would still look as amazing in a thunder storm! Very quiet surroundings and only 5 mins to Killorglin. Will definitely be returning. Thanks Annette for your lovely hospitality.

    June 2014
  • We had a lovely stay at Annette's Lough Curagh home. It was perfect for touring Kerry and the rings. Annette was a great host, friendly and welcoming, and the cottage was a great start to our trip. I would definitely stay again and recommend it to our friends.
    Regards,
    David and Heather

    June 2014
    Annette
    Response from Annette:

    Hi Heather and David,

    Thank you for your kind comments, I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
    It was a pleasure to meet you both, and I would be happy to welcome you and your friends back anytime.

    Best wishes,

    Annette

    June 2014
  • The house is lovely with a nice vista and area to sit outside to enjoy the beautiful view. We had 6 nights and payed around extra 30 Euro for gas and 6 for electricity with the heating on only a couple of hours a day which could be expensive in winter, along with the 50 Euro for cleaning it was 86 Euro on top of the booking so best budget a little extra. I would not recommend for a family with young a baby, very steep gravel type driveway that you struggle or are unable to push a pram up. On hot sunny days we found there were allot of midgy like flies around probably due to the closeness of the lake making it at times unbearable to sit outside. Curtains are thin and summer days are long so your room will be light at 0430. Well appointed kitchen, comfortable and cosy bed. Annette was very efficient in checking us in and out she also provided an infant cot and was kind enough to provided a high chair.

    June 2014
    Annette
    Response from Annette:

    Thank you for your review.

    Yes, the house and it's surrounding area are beautiful and we are very proud of it and work very hard to make sure people have a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

    All guests are informed before booking that there will be utility charges charged at cost price based on usage.

    The reason for the higher than normal utility charges was probably because this family had been camping the previous weeks and washed and dried all their clothes when they arrived at the house. Also, despite the fact they had booked for two people and one baby, there was in fact four adults plus a baby using showers, hot water, etc.

    All guests are made aware of these charges based on usage before arrival and agree to them before proceeding with the booking.

    Iit was my understanding that the guests were awake early in the morning because of their nine month old baby who could not adjust to the time difference, this is the first time anyone has complained about the curtains, but if this is really a problem it can be very easily resolved.

    Insects of some sort are to be found outdoors everywhere in the world particulary near water. A citronella candle ( which we provide) will keep them at bay!

    Caragh Heights is perched high on a hillside overlooking the majestic Caragh Lake. Therefore there is a steep hill which is very manageable for most able bodied people. I have pushed buggies and cycled a bike up this hill many times!

    June 2014
  • Die Bilder halten wirklich was sie versprechen. Das Haus ist wunderschön gelegen. Es eignet sich perfekt zum entspannen und relaxen. Die Ausstattung lässt nichts zu wünschen übrig. Die Gastgeberin ist sehr freundlich und zuvorkommenden. Neben den vielen Broschüren, die Sie ihren Gästen zusammengestellt hat, hilft Sie auch gerne persönlich dabei passende Ausflugsziele zu finden. Einziger kleiner Wermutstropfen waren die realtiv hohen Heizkosten, die nochmal auf den Mietspreis oben drauf kamen, in der Höhe aber keinesfalls überzogen waren. Irland liegt nunmal nicht am Äquator, weswegen einfach mehr geheizt werden muss.
    Es war bestimmt nicht das letzte Mal, dass wir in den Caragh Heights Holiday Home zu besuch waren. Freuen uns auf ein Wiedersehen!

    April 2014
    Annette
    Response from Annette:

    Vielen dank ! Thanks so much, it was great to meet you all. So glad you enjoyed your holiday!

    I hope to welcome you back again soon!

    Bis Bald!

    April 2014
  • we passed a great holidays in the annette house. this place is really beautiful. a amazing vew . a place quiet and agreable . house really clean
    annette is a dynamic woman, smiling.
    Thank you for all

    April 2014
    Annette
    Response from Annette:

    Thanks so much Maud, I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit. I would love to welcome you back again in the future!

    April 2014
  • A really beautiful place and a sweet home with a lovely view on the lake.
    It was a pleasure to meet Annette, everything was perfect.
    We rented for a small prolonged weekend of 4 nights, I recommend the place for his peace.
    Disorientation guarantees!
    We'll come back ...

    March 2014
    Annette
    Response from Annette:

    Thanks so much Margaux and Alex. It was a pleasure to have you both as guests.

    Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon!

    Best wishes,

    Annette

    March 2014
  • We enjoyed staying at Caragh Heigts Holiday home very much!
    The views from the house are simply astounding. And the view changes every hour. The house itself is very comfortable, everything you would want there is present. The only thing I missed was internet acces but that's personal and you don't really need it when you have such beautifull surroundings. Anette was a lovely host, she gave us very clear instructions to get to the meeting place and gave all the necessary info on the house and it's equipment. There's loads of information concerning the region in the house, so much to do and we had so little time to do it in, we decided to come back probably next year.

    February 2014
    Annette
    Response from Annette:

    Thank you so much for your kind comments. It was really nice to meet you both and I am very glad you enjoyed your holiday. We are in the process of setting up WiFi and it will be available very shortly, so you will be able to have internet access for your next visit.

    Looking forward to welcoming you back to Caragh Heights holiday home very soon!

    February 2014
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