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Eco Chalet on The Wild Atlantic Way

IrelandKerryCastlemaine
Entire home/apt
3 Guests
1 Bedroom
2 Beds
$80
Per Night
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About this listing

Romantic self contained chalet, sleeps 2 adults + 2 kids on extra futon sofa bed, Central to Dingle, killarney Tralee Seasonal Vegetarian Restaurant, organic gardens nearby hillwalking, Inch beach, music pubs See our B&B & gypsy wagons pet friendly

the walls have been hemp plastered for extra warmth

the walls have been hemp plastered for extra warmth

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The Space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

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Prices
Extra people: $11 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $46
Security Deposit: $115
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

The Chalet is the old stable, it has been renovated with care using hemp plaster and sheeps wool insulation in the attic. It is open plan and completely self contained accommodation, it has a small yet fully equipped kitchen. The chalet is perfect for two people, although it does have a double futon in the living area which will sleep children or another couple.
There are very steep Swiss style chalet stairs to the mezzanine open plan bedroom.
the chalet is available on a weekly basis, In winter on a two day basis.
There is free wifi in the restaurant which can be used daily and is just next door.
All bedding/towels are provided and breakfast is available on request.
It is situated in the grounds of our restaurant and B&B. It has a pretty patio with outdoor seating and guests have the opportunity to wander in the spacious gardens and avail of the lovely food from the award winning Restaurant nearby.
The gardens are full of indigenous shrubs, exotic plants, herbs and vegetables. The Restaurant is open all day for delicious home grown, local & organic produce & serves award winning vegetarian food. Please note during high season we accept weekly Saturday to Saturday bookings only
Lorna is a teacher of Egyptian belly dance & a food and short story writer; she, her family and staff are always ready to spend time with guests on any thing from exciting activities in the area, to identifying the rare herbs and plants in the gardens, discussing specialized meals for people with dietary needs. Lorna could give an impromptu dance performance at the end of the evening. The place has a large selection of books, art work.
The views from the windows are of The Slieve Mish Mountains [1000 feet] to the north; Castlemaine Harbour & the Magillacuddy Reeks to the south. Just follow the mountain stream along the garden for great hill walking. Castlemaine harbour, the old pier with its exceptional wild life and fishing is a brisk 30 minute walk from the house. Six miles away, Inch beach is an exceptional focal point for walking plus it is a green flag beach with professionally taught water sports.
Ask Lorna abouther private cookery classes during the low season.

Guest Access

Our beautiful gardens and relaxing restaurant with award winning food. Many chalet guests avail of the residents breakfast buffet which is served (phone number hidden) and costs 14 €

Interaction with Guests


We are always available for chats and we have lots of information on beautiful places to visit off the beaten track. we also have maps, publications and guidebooks for your holiday

The Neighborhood

This award-winning Bed & Breakfast & Restaurant has unique en-suite double, twin or family rooms decorated with a mixture of antiques & colourful artefacts from Lorna's world travels. There are rooms suitable for family and we supply a baby bed. Between our romany wagons, chalet & private rooms, depending on how people sleep, we can accommodate about 20 people
The gardens are full of indigenous shrubs, exotic plants, herbs and vegetables. The Restaurant is open all day for delicious home grown, local & organic produce & serves and eclectic mixture of award winning vegetarian/ vegan/ gluten free & seafood dishes
Lorna is a teacher of Egyptian belly dance & Vegetarian cuisine, a food and short story writer; she, her family and staff are always ready to spend time with guests on any thing from exciting activities in the area, to identifying the rare herbs and plants in the gardens, discussing specialized meals for people with dietary needs. Lorna could give an impromptu dance performance at the end of the evening. The place has a large selection of books, art work & there are always fascinating people to talk to over a coffee.
There is free wifi and off road free parking. The bus service runs regularly to Castlemaine & even past the door during summer. The place is central to Killarney, Dingle & Tralee & just 1.5 hours from either Cork or Limerick. There is a free pick-up service to & from Castlemaine
Pets are welcome on request.
The views from the windows are of The Slieve Mish Mountains [1000 feet] to the north; Castlemaine Harbour & the Magillacuddy Reeks to the south. Just follow the mountain stream along the garden for great hill walking or walk to Castlemaine harbour, the old pier with its exceptional wild life and fishing. Six miles away, Inch beach is an exceptional focal point for walking plus it is a green flag beach with professionally taught water sports.
There are several food pubs with great character & diverse live music in the towns of Boolteens, Castlemaine, and Inch.
Kerry Airport is only 20 minutes drive with regular flights from Dublin, London and Germany. Pet friendly on request

Getting Around

There is public transport between Killarney & Dingle during june to August which passes our door. otherwise buses are to Castlemaine Village. We offer a free pick up and drop of to Castlemaine and charge around €25 for an airport or train run to killarney , Tralee or Farranfore station - must be pre booked.

Other Things to Note

Our breakfast is vegetarian with vegan & gluten free options...let us know your allergies in advance.
Distances are greater than you think here and roads are narrow..the smaller car works best!
we prefer arrivals to be before 9pm and we are happy to serve a later dinner if we are informed in advance.
in summer there is long light and in winter the country roads can be very dark already at 5pm so allow time to arrive safely. We are a destination well worth lingering at and enjoying the food, books and (URL HIDDEN) relax this is your holiday!

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House Rules
Check-in is after 4PM

non smoking inside house/ pet friendly, we are also a B&B with family rooms.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Fire Extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay
open plan gallery bedroom in the eves

open plan gallery bedroom in the eves

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Lorna

Lorna

Kerry, Ireland · Member since October 2012

Lorna is a teacher of Egyptian dance, a vegetarian and wholefood cook a short story writer[ author of The Phoenix Cookbook "A Culinary Adventure" and a youth and community worker. The Phoenix was established twenty years ago by her and her husband Billy who is a collector of jazz music. The house is a renovated farmhouse full of books and musical intruments, an open fire, solar panels, natural stone walls, hemp plaster and unusual decorations and antiques from Lornas world travels. The garden is a mixture of wild and cultivated plants and secret places to sit and contemplate as well as a glass house and a fantastic vegetable patch. Lorna and her staff are always ready to spend time with guests on any thing from exciting activities in the area, to identifying the rare herbs and plants in the gardens or discussing food, world travels, films, books and art. Lorna lived in Switzerland for many years and speaks Swiss german and could even give an impromptu dance performance at the end of the evening.

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