House in kerry-great location

House in kerry-great location

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

We offer a beautiful,spacious,comfortable home located on our dairy farm in the center of Kerry,providing visitors with an excellent base for touring Kerry or further in Ireland. The large house has 4 bedrooms.The master ensuite bedroom has a super king sized bed,another room has a king sized double bed.The remaining 2 bedrooms have between them 4 single beds.The house sleeps 8.A large bathroom completes up-stairs.
Downstairs there is a large kitchen,utility room,a spacious sitting room,a comfortable living room and an entertainment/playroom.The playroom has toys,dvds to suit children from toddler to 10.There is also a w.c.
Outside is a large landscaped garden with patio furniture,bbq,swings,bicycles,sand tray,tree-house in a safe enclosed area.It is a quiet area offering you the choice to relax or to explore the fatastic sights that are all within a short drive.Killarney 15min.drive.Blue flag beaches,a choice e.g Inch Beach,banna Beach,Rossbeigh Beach are all 30 min drive.
The house is set on our working dairy farm.The only traffic jams here are the cows on their way to milking.Near the house is the yard where the cows are milked.This does not interfere with the house or the safety of the children.Here also we have some hens so you can collect your free range eggs easily each morning!
For further details of local attractions see www.killarney-selfcatering-house.com(this is a holiday home,on the farm which we let to tourists.This house can be swapped if preferred .

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Who we are

  1. We are a family of 6. My husband is a dairy farmer and I am a teacher.Neither of us smoke. Our 4 children are a boy aged 12, twin girls who will be 8 in Oct. and the youngest is a girl who will be 5 in Aug.They are very well behaved and would respect your property. We did our first house exchange in 07 and were delighted with the experience.We went to France.Since then we have done exchanges each year and truly believe that it is the best way to travel with children.We can provide any neccessary baby equipment on request e.g. cot,sterilizer.We are free to travel any time in July or August for two weeks.We are open to all offers.The car we offer in exchange is a 7 seater volvo XC90 .Looking forward to hearing from you.

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The house is located near a small village Firies(on maps sometimes the spelling is Fieries), 15km from Killarney ,(www.killarneyonline.ie) extremely popular tourist destination and 15km from Tralee (great shopping town and has indoor facilities for children if the weather is poor).
It is at the crossroads of Kerry allowing the tourist to travel to Dingle in 40min,(www.dingle-peninsula.ie) beaches in 30min. hill walking, fishing and superb golf courses all within 20- 30 min. Farranfore 8km from the house has a small airport -Kerry airport with connections to (Lorient), Frankfurt, Dublin,Stansted,Luton,Manchester,Alicante,faro with Ryanair www.ryanair.ie or www.aerarran.ie The train station is there too, providing you with the opportunity to travel further in Ireland as is an excellent bus service.
The local village,Firies, is within walking distance(15 min) and has three small shops providing you with everything you need,a post office and three pubs,.There is also a wonderful cookery school located within cycling distance where you can enjoy lessons or there is also the facility for the chef to come to your house and cook for you after a long,busy day travelling and sightseeing!The surrounding narrow roads provide ample opportunity for cycling or walking.Shannon airport and Cork airport are approx. 2 hours drive away.They have many flight destinations.

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