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Saoirse, Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry

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Saoirse, Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry

Entire house
8 guests4 bedrooms4 beds4.5 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4.5 baths
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.

The space

Stunning, well appointed, large 4 bedroom (all ensuite) home, with magnificent views of Ballinskelligs Bay. Well appointed and furnished, it's an Ideal location to enjoy the many amenities, beaches, restaurants, art, fishing, golf and sea sports. Based on the Skellig ring, named as one of the top 10 places to visit by Lonely Planet (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) , the house is in an ideal location to visit the Skelligs (UNESCO world heritage site) and to enjoy The The Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve (photos)

Saoirse is a four bedroom (all ensuite) home of distinction on a large site of 1.6 acres, which has been furnished to a very high standard. It has all of the amenities you could wish for in a holiday home. Offering modern spacious accommodation and top quality furnishings, Saoirse offers the ideal location to explore all of what this spectacular region has to offer.
The modern contemporary kitchen has every facility you could possibly need and is a large space with woodburning stove built into a bespoke two storey stone fireplace that opens onto the gallery above. Dining for 8 overlooks the stunning Ballinskelligs Bay. The lounge has a further stove, oak flooring, quality furnishings and front and back french doors leading onto slate patios, so you can enjoy views of both bay, castle and mountains.
On the first floor is a spacious gallery overlooking the dining room and kitchen with stunning views of the bay. It is an ideal space to relax, read or just enjoy the views. Internet, Sky TV, DVD Player provided and the gallery, kitchen dining room and sitting room have integrated wiring for radio/music etc.
The property has four bedrooms, all with double beds (one cot) and en suite bathrooms, the main ensuite having both a large corner bath and separate shower.
Saoirse is situated on a large 1.6 acre site with all the space families could wish for and ideal for children. There is parking for as many cars as you wish to park. With two patios and large grassed areas it is ideal for adults and children. An outside shower is invaluable following trips to the beach.
Saoirse is ideally located for golfers, with the famous Waterville golf club near by. The beach in Ballinskelligs is second to none, with watersports available and if you wish to learn to surf or wind surf you have come to the right place. Daily boat trips to the Skelligs depart from Ballinskelligs pier and fishing enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with both lake and sea fishing. Local attractions include the Art Gallery, Chocolate Factory in nearby St Finian's Bay, excellent restaurants, Portmagee, Caherciveen, Waterville Skellig Michael (recent location for star wars filming) and Valentia Island. As the Centre of Dark Sky reserve, the night sky's are breathtaking! Those interested in walking will enjoy many different routes with spectacular views.


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed, 1 crib


14 Reviews

Hosted by Catherine

Cork, IrelandJoined in April 2016
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14 Reviews
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 10AM