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Ardkearaugh House

The Farmhouse has a modern spacious eat-in kitchen which boasts a typical Irish peat / log burning solid fuel stove which creates a tranquil cozy atmosphere and simultaneously heats the other rooms also. From the kitchen and bedrooms located on the upper floor you can enjoy breath taking views of Ballinskelligs Bay and on a clear day the “Statue of Liberty” in New York might be possible if you could see far enough.

  • Sleeps up to:    6   (3 bedrooms)
  • Rates:    €405 to €811 per week
  • Nearest beach:    Lohar Beach: 1.5 km
  • Will consider:    Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Short-breaks (4 days or fewer)
  • Changeover day:    Flexible
  • Access:    Car advised
  • Nearest amenities: 3 km
  • Family friendly?    Suitable for children of all ages
  • Notes:    May take pets – please enquire
  • No smoking at this property
  • Self-catering


Luxuries: Log fire, Boat available for guest use, Sea view
General: Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities: Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms: Bedrooms (3), Bathrooms (2), En suite (1), Shower rooms (2), WCs (3)
Furniture: Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6, Sleeps maximum of 6
Other: Linen and towels provided.
Outdoors: Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake / river
Access: Secure parking


Further details indoors:
The heating system incorporates oil and solid fuel which is designed to work simultaneously or one system at a time. There is a pumped shower in the En suite bedroom which works off the heating system. Also there is an electric pumped shower in the shared upstairs bathroom which can be used when the heating systems are not on in warm summer weather. There is also a shower in the bath tub which is located in the downstairs bathroom. The cooker is electric with a four ring gas hob.

There is a spacious hot press which can be used for airing / storing additional clothing. The benefits of a stone constructed house are that on a warm sunny summers day the house is cool while in winter the house is much warmer than a block built house.


3rd July –  4th Sept 

Weekly: €500 
Weekday Nightly Rate: €
Weekend Nightly Rate: €85
Minimun Stay: 4 Nights

4th Sept – 2nd Oct

Weekly: €450 
Weekday Nightly Rate: €
 Nightly Rate: €65
Minimun Stay: 3 Nights

2nd Oct –  18th Dec    Weekly: €350 
Weekday Nightly Rate: €
Weekend Nightly Rate: €55
Minimun Stay: 3 Nights

18th Dec – 8th Jan 

Weekly: €500 
Weekday Nightly Rate: €
Weekend Nightly Rate: €85
Minimun Stay: 3 Nights



The property’s weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser’s discretion.

Electricity and heating costs not included in the price.

€ 200.00 security deposit to cover loss or damage, breakages etc. is payable on arrival.

If the property is not vacated in the standard as found,a professional cleaning charge may apply.

Special Golf and Fishing Packages available. Please contact directly to enquire

 Local Info

Waterville / Ardkeragh area

Waterville is located on the southwest coast of Ireland and offers a variety of interests for all ages. If travelling on the famous Ring of Kerry you will pass through Waterville. In the past it has been frequented by many dignitaries from all over the world. Charlie Chaplin, the silent -movie comic, spent many years holidaying in Waterville at the Butler Arms Hotel and there is a life – size bronze figure of the star on the main street. It has two world class golf courses and many of the top world golfers have played there over the years.The “Kerry Way” walking route passes through the Village and this is a major attraction for walking groups.Fishing is also a major attraction both on the coast and on the famous “Lough Currane” and Inny River. Lough Currane is one of the best sea-trout fisheries in Ireland.There are many sandy beaches to swim, sunbathe and relax and in summer time the water temperatures can be quite pleasant.

Water sports,sea tours and sea trips to the famous “Skelligs Rock” are all on offer and can be arranged locally.
There are many top class restaurant’s and hotels in the Village where you can dine and relax.
The most outstanding attraction of all in Waterville is the breathtaking scenery with rugged mountains on one side and the Atlantic ocean on the other.

The County Kerry region

The warm influence of the Gulf Stream which passes off the coast has a very positive and pleasant effect on our climate all year round and is home to a sub -tropical vegetation. We never get extremes in temperature either in winter or summer which make’s it a very pleasant part of the country to live in.

There are numerous places of both historical and scenic locations to visit in the area.
Daniel O Connell’s house in Derrynane,stone fort’s, old castle’s,Skellig’s Rock, Killarney National Park & Muckross House, Arts Centre “Cill Rialaig,” and Crag Cave Castleisland are just some of the big attractions in the area.

The biggest attraction of all being the breathtaking views from the famous “Ring of Kerry” which is renowned for its beauty and rugged landscape. It is a natural wonderland of forest, blanket bog, river, lake, sandy beach and hill, including Ireland’s highest peak, “Corran Tuathail”.

The Dingle Peninsula is also renowned for it’s rugged beauty and it was here that the film “Ryans Daughter” starring Robert Mitchum was made. Slea Head which is located at the far end of the peninsula has some breathtaking scenery to offer.

So what’s so special about Kerry? – What sets it apart from other holiday destinations? Well, for a start it has all the essential ingredients; great scenery, genuinely friendly people, lots to do and see, the highest standard of accommodation and numerous first class restaurants. However, it’s the things that are unique to Kerry that make it such a popular visitor destination, such as its ancient history, its rich culture, the rare flora and fauna and a genuine pride of place by its people.


Address: Ardkearaugh House, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Phone: Thomas O’Shea +353 66 9474024
Mobile Phone: +353 85 1741458
Email tomsheaeircom@eircom.net


Driving Directions

Ryanair is renowned for its cheap flights and has connections to most European countries. Aer Lingus which is the national airline also offers good value and has world wide destinations.
Www.ryanair.com, www.aerlingus.com, www.aerarann.com, www.airsouthwest.com, www.jet2.com, www.delta.com, www.continental.com, www.cityjet.com, www.usairways.com, www.airtransat.ca, www.stenaline.co.uk, www.irishferries.com

Nearest Travel Links
Airport: Kerry Airport: 60 km
Railway: Killarney: 50 km
Ferry: Cork port / Air port: 140 km