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Murphy's Farmhouse

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Castlemaine kerry, Boolteens Ireland
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Description: Murphy's Farmhouse is a sixth generation dry stock farm nestling at the foot of the Slieve Mish Mountains on the Dingle Peninsula. The farmhouse is ideally located for touring the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula, as Castlemaine village is the gateway between both areas. This traditional and comfortable farmhouse is renowned for its friendly welcome and excellent cuisine providing an extensive range of breakfasts to choose from which will satisfy the most discerning foodie. Murphys Farmhouse has 10 en-suite bedrooms with television, tea/coffee making facilities, electric blankets and king size beds. It is ideally located for organised tours. Transport is also available. Location: Murphy's Farmhouse is located 150 metres from Boolteens village where guests can enjoy the local entertainment and music in Murphy's Bar. Boolteens is located along the Dingle Peninsula road 1km from Castlemaine village. For the golfing enthusiast Murphy's Farmhouse is ideally located as it is within a 30 minute drive from the following world renowned golf courses, Killarney, Ballybunion, Barrow, and Dooks. Walking is another activity that the area is proud to offer, Murphy's Farmhouse is perfectly situated for the Kerry Way and the Dingle Way walking routes. For the visitor seeking a more leisurely holiday, Inch Beach - Blue Flag Awarded - provides over 3 miles of safe sandy beach. Kerry Airport - 7 miles. Shannon and Cork Airport - 2 hours drive. Tralee and Killarney provide train services - 20 minutes drive.
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Mona K wrote a review Aug 2020
County Dublin, Ireland11 contributions3 helpful votes
Stayed here for 3 nights with friends and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay in this area. The Murphys were so kind and accomodating throughout our stay. They were very knowlegeable on what to do in the area which was also a great help! Breakfast was very good, plenty of options available - even gluten free. Rooms were very spacious and cosy with comfortable ensuite bathroom in each and nice hot showers. The house is well located near Inch beach and is also a short walk away from the local village and the Anvil restaurant (very good Sunday roast!). We did the Uphill Downhill walk from the house which I'd highly recommend for the sceneries around the Keel. Thanks to Mary and family for having us, was wonderful meeting you!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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BernAndLin wrote a review Jan 2020
Cheshire, United Kingdom27 contributions31 helpful votes
Had an enjoyable stay at this wonderful B&B farmhouse near Castlemaine. Family run with a warn welcome from the Murphy family. I came here as a child in the early 80’s and it still has that friendly hospitable Kerry charm, as Mrs Murphy still manages the place with her family. The rooms do look a little dated, but this also adds to the charm. A little on the expensive side but well placed to explore Dingle, Inch and Tralee
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 9 Jan 2020
Thanks so much for your lovely comments, glad to meet you again
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Kim wrote a review Oct 2019
18 contributions34 helpful votes
Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Friendly hosts, great food, and cozy and clean room. We were close to the Dingle Peninisula, and we were in walking distance town. We will definitely stay there again if we come back to Ireland.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from MaryM9848, Manager at Murphy's Farmhouse
Responded 19 Oct 2019
Thanks so much for your lovely comments, much appreciated, glad you enjoyed your stay
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KittyMA wrote a review Sep 2019
7 contributions18 helpful votes
What a great find for our group of (9). We wanted somewhere that we could rest for the night prior to exploring the Dingle Peninsula and this options was perfect. We arrived in from Killarney and the the Ring of Kerry and it was a good stopping point between both the Ring and the Peninsula. If you are looking for a traditional bed and breakfast this is the place - from the minute you drive up to the cute pink house you know you found what you expect in Ireland. We had (9) of us and each room was had it's own bathroom - I had (4) rooms - 3 for couples all with Queen Beds and (1) for 3 with a Queen and (2) twin beds . There is a small parlor for guests to gather in the evening and wifi . It is a short walk to (2) pubs - Murphy's Bar where we enjoyed Pizza - with several options prior to turning in for the night. Mary and her daughter prepared a great breakfast beginning at 8:30am - with several choices. We were full and ready for our trip to Dingle and Slea Head. Would highly recommend a night here if you are finishing the Ring of Kerry and heading to the Dingle Peninsula. Great hosts and very friendly. Thank you Mary !
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: Room (9) had a Queen and (2) twin beds - great for a family with private bath and walk in shower.
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Responded 9 Sep 2019
Thanks so much, lovely to have you stay,
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cleysweet wrote a review Apr 2019
Hillcrest Mines, Canada12 contributions
Murphy’s Farmhouse provides a clean and comfortable stay for a fair price. They are just off Dingle Road making it a handy place to stay. The option for a hearty Full Irish breakfast, and excellent coffee got us off to a good start to the day.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thanks for a lovely review, delighted with it, glad you enjoyed your stay
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US$81 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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murphys farmhouse boolteens
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty KerryBoolteens
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Murphy's Farmhouse
Which popular attractions are close to Murphy's Farmhouse?
Nearby attractions include Staigue Fort (7.4 km), Dhu Varren Garden (6.2 km), and Macken of Ireland (6.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Murphy's Farmhouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Murphy's Farmhouse?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Murphy's Farmhouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Murphy's Farmhouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Knightlys of Castlemaine, The Anvil Bar Restaurant, and Larkins Pub & Restaurant.
Is Murphy's Farmhouse located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Boolteens.
Are there any historical sites close to Murphy's Farmhouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Staigue Fort (7.4 km), Ballykissane Pier (6.2 km), and Annagh Church (7.7 km).