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Glencar, County Kerry (Ref. 23463)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

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29 Customer Review(s)

  • Martin

    “The owners were very friendly and couldn't do endif to help specially my mother is disabled.”

    We left the cottage clean and tidy. A very big thank you to the owners of Lyle boy cottage. Would stay again.

    We left the cottage clean and tidy. A very big thank you to the owners of Lyle boy cottage. Would stay again.

    - Martin, October 2023


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent from April to October, charged by meter reading from November to March
  • Starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned gardens with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Please note this property needs 48 hours notice to be able to accommodate a booking.

The property

Glencar 3.5 miles.

Situated on the owner's land, just 50 yards from his home, this inviting, detached cottage is surrounded by spectacular Irish countryside, just 3.5 miles from Glencar in County Kerry.

Well-suited to family, and friends of all ages, this Glencar cottage is set entirely on the ground floor, and offers a spacious layout, making it ideal for less mobile guests.

Offering three comfortable bedrooms with delightful views, you are sure to have a peaceful night's sleep in this Glencar cottage.

The homely sitting room has a cosy atmosphere and is perfect for a relaxing evening; sink into the comfy sofas and keep warm around the roaring open fire.

The large kitchen and dining area is also a wonderful spot for everyone to gather together, enjoying sociable evenings and share hearty, homecooked fayre.

Outside your charming Kerry cottage, there's plenty of space for children and the family pet to run around.

Furniture is provided so you can sit back and absorb the breathtaking views, and if you feel like dining alfresco, why not set a flame to the barbecue?

Glencar is a haven of tranquillity, and with a combination of lakes, rivers, rugged mountains and forestry; the surrounding countryside is just waiting to be explored.

Further afield you will find Killarney, with its many colourful festivals that take place throughout the year.

Centrally located, it is the start and finish point for exploring the beautiful Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula, offering spectacular landscapes, wildlife and wilderness, it is definitely worth the visit.

A picturesque Glencar cottage surrounded by beautiful landscapes, this is the perfect base from which to create memories of your Irish holiday.

Please note this property needs 48 hours notice to be able to accommodate a booking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

About the location


Glenbeigh 8 miles; Killorglin 11 miles; Killarney 20 miles.

The village of Glencar is located right in the centre of the region of Kerry otherwise known as The Kingdom. Glencar is a nature lover’s paradise surrounded by the mountain range Macgillycuddy Reeks, with Carrantouhill, Ireland’s highest mountain, majestically towering overhead. With hundreds of acres of forests and numerous lakes, such as Lickeen Forest, Caragh River and Caragh Lake, Glencar offers wonderful scenery and great walking and angling opportunities. An abundance of wild and birdlife can be found in the area, including pheasant, duck, wood pigeon, mink, fox, mountain hare, wild goat and sika deer. The village is home to three pubs, including The Climbers' Inn, which offers good food and drink, and a Post Office and food store. The pretty town of Killorglin, the gateway to the Ring of Kerry, is within easy reach, and offers a variety of cafés, pubs and restaurants, while an abundance of sandy beaches and golf courses are within easy driving distance.

Please note this property needs 48 hours notice to be able to accommodate a booking.

Please note - £250.00 Good Housekeeping bond on this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas