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Self- Catering House- Ballinskelligs - Ring of Kerry - Skellig Michael STAR WARS

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
All modern conveniences and comfortable furnishings: Cosy and traditional 3 bedrooms with stove and open plan living/dining area with all sea/mountain views. Secure enclosed garden, sitting out patio area, private and spacious off road parking. Ground Floor: lounge/diner (stove), Dining table with chairs and baby- high chair, kitchen, separate family room c/w (open fire), games room (pool table,cards, board games, tennis rackets,fishing equipment), WC room & shower, utility room. TV, video, radio, microwave, dishwasher, washer-machine, dryer, First Floor: Bedroom - 1 x double bed + 1 single bed + baby cot, Bedroom - 1 x double bed , Bedroom - 2 x twin beds. WC room shower & bath. Electric Heating by meter. Clean bed linen and towels included. Sorry no pets. -----------------------...All modern conveniences and comfortable furnishings: Cosy and traditional 3 bedrooms with stove and open plan living/dining area with all sea/mountain views. Secure enclosed garden, sitting out patio area, private and spacious off road parking. Ground Floor: lounge/diner (stove), Dining table with chairs and baby- high chair, kitchen, separate family room c/w (open fire), games room (pool table,cards, board games, tennis rackets,fishing equipment), WC room & shower, utility room. TV, video, radio, microwave, dishwasher, washer-machine, dryer, First Floor: Bedroom - 1 x double bed + 1 single bed + baby cot, Bedroom - 1 x double bed , Bedroom - 2 x twin beds. WC room shower & bath. Electric Heating by meter. Clean bed linen and towels included. Sorry no pets. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Peaceful, spacious, bright and airy house ... spectacular sea and mountain views just 15 minute walk / 2 minute drive to the popular seaside destination of Ballinskelligs, with it’s spectacular blue flag beach. If you are a STAR WARS fan you can get an unforgettable boat trip to visit the Skellig Michael (UNESCO World Heritage Site) leaving from the Ballinskelligs Pier (5 minute drive). This Skellig island was instrumental in the 'Force Awakens' and set to play a large part in the 'Last Jedi' movie. Local activities include horse riding, mountain walks, angling and shore fishing. There is a local Shop, Pub & Restaurant only 2 minutes drive away and located beside the Ballinskelligs beach. In the prime of summer you can enjoy unique and traditional Irish music at the local pub looking out at the ocean. Checkout the Ballinskelligs site http://www.visitballinskelligs.ie/ which has lots of useful information including details on public transport. A 5 minutes drive up the road, is the renowned 'Skelligs Chocolate Factory' which is located within the Skelligs Ring, voted in The Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions to visit in 2017. Visitors are always welcome to come and see the Award-Winning chocolates being made, taste the freshly made treats from their chocolatiers while learning all about chocolate Only a 15 minutes drive away is Waterville, where the famous Charlie Chaplain visited regularly. There is also the world renowned 'Waterville Golf Link Course' and the recently voted Ireland's best new golf course - 'Hogg's Head Golf Course' world class links course attracting golfers from all over the world. Portmagee is also a historical area (20 minutes drive) enriched within a fishing town community but most of all the history of the Atlantic cable and undersea communications dating back to 1850. Beautiful scenery and amazing food especially the fresh fish caught from the fishermen boats, people travel from far to visit. There is beautiful monuments and churches, with also a historical heritage centre to learn all about the history of the area and possibly any links to your own family tree! More
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About the Owner
Aidan W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2018
Interaction with guests
Experienced and helpful caretaker (lives nearby) who is very flexible and will meet and greet you at the house. Owner happy to advise you about travel, routing, fishing, the area, things to do .. whatever you want or need. Electricity on meter. Caretaker reads electricity meter on arrival and again when checking out .. for electricity usage payment.
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Reviewed 1 September 2019

have stayed in many places this was the best well equipped house I have been in,stunning views,eilenn was great ,shall be back and thanks again

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank aaronshauna
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

This house really made our trip . Had all the comforts and amenities of a home. Excellent views and very Central. Looking forward to our next trip and staying in this wonderful house.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank ColinODriscoll
aidanwno1, VR Owner at Self- Catering House- Ballinskelligs - Ring of Kerry - Skellig Michael STAR WARS, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

Dear Colin, thanks for taking your time to review .. glad you enjoyed your stay and found "Suan" comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Best regards Aidan

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Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2019
Volcano2013, VR Owner at Self- Catering House- Ballinskelligs - Ring of Kerry - Skellig Michael STAR WARS, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Our time spent at Suan was incredibly relaxing. The house is comfortable with everything you need and more. A snooker table kept the boys very happy. Extensive fishing gear if you know how (we didn't but will learn for the next visit) great selection of...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Tara D
Volcano2013, VR Owner at Self- Catering House- Ballinskelligs - Ring of Kerry - Skellig Michael STAR WARS, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Hi Tara, thanks for your review and so glad you enjoyed your restful stay in Suan and travelling around the Skellig and Kerry rings! Look forward to seeing you back and maybe do a little fishing next time! Best regards Aidan

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Like many other visitors my family has stayed at this wonderful house on more than one occasion - in our case I believe ten or so times.... While we are a well travelled family visiting all four corners of the world (from city breaks to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Mark C
Volcano2013, VR Owner at Self- Catering House- Ballinskelligs - Ring of Kerry - Skellig Michael STAR WARS, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks for your your review and for coming back so often to 'Suan' over the years, to Ballinskelligs and Kerry .. yes you've been here at least 10 times which includes two visits in some years. Thanks for always looking after the house so well...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Ocean Views
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Peaceful, spacious, bright and airy house ... spectacular sea and mountain views just 15 minute walk / 2 minute drive to the popular seaside destination of Ballinskelligs, with it’s spectacular blue flag beach. If you are a STAR WARS fan you can take an unforgettable boat trip to visit the Skellig Michael (UNESCO World Heritage Site) leaving from the Ballinskelligs Pier (5 minute drive). This Skellig island was instrumental in the 'Force Awakens' and is set to play a large part in the 'Last Jedi' movie. Local activities include horse riding, mountain walks, angling and shore fishing. Closeby a local Shop, Pub & Restaurant only 2 minutes drive away all located beside Ballinskelligs beach with Irish Traditional Music in the Summer season.
Getting around
While best to have your own transport to explore, public transport is also available. Checkout the Ballinskelligs site (click on link below) which gives public transport details and lots of information about the area. //www.visitballinskelligs.ie
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