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The Old School

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Ballyheigue, County Kerry
This former school house has been lovingly restored to provide luxury self-catering accommodation for 6 to 8 guests while retaining the historic character of the building. Situated on Kerry Head, along the Wild Atlantic Way, 4km from Ballyheigues Blue Flag beaches, golf courses and traditional pubs there are spectacular views over Tralee Bay and the Dingle Peninsula. Described as one of the top ten Irish holiday hideaways by the Irish Independent newspaper, the Old School is an ideal location from which to visit the many attractions along the Irish West coast.
Listing #HL357799
About the Owner
brendan b
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

If you are in the need of a quiet, clean and spacious location with overwhelming views over Tralee bay, Dingle and Mt. Brandon The Old School is the perfect place to stay. Never had that panorama from a bedroom! Combining the charme of the old...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Monika C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We stayed for a week at the Old School enjoying the tranquility and never ceasing to marvel at the amazing view across the bay, constantly changing with the weather. Loved the building... the character is wonderfully preserved inside and out while at the same time...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank slowroll1965
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We (4 adults, 4 kids) spent marvellous two weeks at Brendan's cottage! On our first day we had a warm welcome by the housekeeper, who also gave us some tips what to see and where to go. The region is very nice with e.g. Killarney...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Anne K
Management response:Responded 15 August 2018

Hi Anne, thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Old School and hope you will consider a return soon. Best regards, Bren

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Fulls
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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  • Damage Deposit: £90 / stay - Deposit
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Shannon airport: 150.0 km
Ferry: Rosslare: 300.0 km
FROM DUBLIN AIRPORT 330 km 205 miles 3:45 hours

Take M1 towards Dublin City Centre
Merge onto M50 Southbound
At junction 9 take N7/M7 towards Limerick
At junction 30 take M20 towards Cork
After 9.5km (6miles) take to N21 to Tralee
Follow R551 to Ballyheigue
Continue through village and West along the Coast Road
The Old School is 4.5km (3miles) from Ballyheigue on the seaside of the road

FROM SHANNON AIRPORT 150 km 95 miles 2:10 hours

Take N18 towards Limerick
At junction 1 take M20 towards Cork
After 9.5km (6miles) take to N21 to Tralee
Follow R551 to Ballyheigue
Continue through village and West along the Coast Road
The Old School is 4.5km (3miles) fro...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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