Surrounded by picturesque mountain scenery in County Kerry and overlooking the bustling town of Listowel is this delightful hideaway, Sliabh Cahill.
This all-ground-floor holiday accommodation makes a great base for exploring the surrounding countryside setting, or for those simply seeking a base in which to enjoy a sense of tranquillity.
After soaking up the views enter into the property to find a compact, yet well-equipped kitchen, containing all that you will require to cook up some tasty treats for the family, as well as packing up a picnic for the next day’s hike.
Meals can be enjoyed within the spacious dining room, where a Range offers additional warmth in the winter months and brings a sense of character in the space.
Moving through the property will bring you into the sitting room, where a seating arrangement is positioned in front of a TV, where you can relax after a busy day with a family favourite film.
Completing the interior are two bedrooms, comprising of a well-presented double bedroom and a twin bedroom, making a great set up for a family.
Continuing to impress is the garden area, where your canine companion is welcome to roam the lawn, whilst the chef of the group lights up the barbecue to cook up a storm, with stunning views over the town to admire.
If you don’t feel like cooking one evening, venture into the town, where you will be spoilt for choice by the selection of eateries of offer, as well as traditional Irish pubs, where you can enjoy the famous Irish charm and music.
The great Kerry dramatist and literary giant John B Keane's pub, now run by his son Billy,on the main street, is a must visit for all guests,where impromptu Drama sessions occur there occasionally.
St.John's Theatre in the town square is also well worth a visit.
Whilst here, be sure to visit Listowel Town Park off the Bridge Road with a fine children's playground attached and take a stroll along the bubbling River Feale, before immersing yourself in the local history by visiting Kerry Writers Museum, Listowel Castle and Lartigue Monorail and Museum, offering something for all ages and tastes.
As well as a plethora of countryside walks within the area, if you are feeling adventurous, travel slightly further afield to Crag Cave, a 350-metre limestone cave transformed into a family attraction or to Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park for some promised family-fun.
Recommended walks include the cliff walk in nearby Ballybunion and whilst there enjoy a game of golf at the world Famous Ballybunion Golf Club.
Banna and Ballyheigue Beaches are also well worth a visit or head to Glin Heritage viewpoint for some breath-taking views.
Sliabh Cahill is a wonderful retreat that can be enjoyed all year around.