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The Haven

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Haven is ideally situated on the Wild Atlantic Way and just a short walk from the long, golden sandy beach at Ballinskelligs. This house is perfect for a family holiday and for taking a boat trip to the majestic Skellig Michael. With sea and mountain views from the kitchen and garden, the house also has the unusual feature of a large upstairs living room with ornamental fireplace and dining area. Enjoy local tours of the Skellig Ring, with some of Ireland's most spectacular scenery around every corner. Take the land bridge to the island of Valentia or a full day tour of the Ring of Kerry. The area abounds in archaeological sites and it has various walking routes, as well as local horse riding, sea angling, lake fishing at famous Lough Currane, and golf at one of Waterville's two cou...The Haven is ideally situated on the Wild Atlantic Way and just a short walk from the long, golden sandy beach at Ballinskelligs. This house is perfect for a family holiday and for taking a boat trip to the majestic Skellig Michael. With sea and mountain views from the kitchen and garden, the house also has the unusual feature of a large upstairs living room with ornamental fireplace and dining area. Enjoy local tours of the Skellig Ring, with some of Ireland's most spectacular scenery around every corner. Take the land bridge to the island of Valentia or a full day tour of the Ring of Kerry. The area abounds in archaeological sites and it has various walking routes, as well as local horse riding, sea angling, lake fishing at famous Lough Currane, and golf at one of Waterville's two courses (9 miles). Boats leave from the nearby pier to the monastic site and bird sanctuary on the Skellig Islands. Shops, pubs and restaurants 1.5 miles.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Ann F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 8 August 2020

We really enjoyed our stay at The Haven. The location is perfect and there was plenty of space for everyone. We loved having a safe enclosed garden. Being able to see the sea from the house was a real bonus! Ann was great to communicate...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank n2008
Reviewed 3 September 2019

A wonderful house and a great landlady! From all rooms a beautiful look to the sea. The house was very clean and when coming in we felt Luke at home. We would like to come again.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Ireland-Vojager
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes Ann

Reviewed 5 August 2019 via mobile

Super stay at The Haven. Easy booking and all amenities on site as needed. Large garden . Short stroll to Ballinskelligs beach . Great view of the bay both directions. Owner great to deal with

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Mgallagher1
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review it means a lot to us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future Best wishes Ann

Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

Brilliant location in the Skellig Ring. Would recommend the house as it is close to a beautiful beech, has everything you need and more. Holiday was excellent and Ann made the booking process soo smooth. 10 out of 10. Would recommend this house and location....More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Navigate824043
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

Many thanks for your lovely review Helen. It is always great to get feedback from our guests and we are delighted you had a wonderful holiday. Best wishes Ann

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely house in an amazing location. Very short walk to the beach and we were blessed with a few nice days too. House is well equipped and nicely laid out. This is my fourth visit to this house and looking forward to 2019.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Winifred Q
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Many thanks for your lovely comments Winifred. We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back again next year. Best wishes Ann

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Our second visit to The Haven. Ideal holiday home located just minutes from the beach. Owner very helpful and quick to respond to any queries. We will come back again hopefullyMore

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank CorkMartina
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review Martina and we are delighted you decided to return for another visit this year. As always we are very grateful when our guests take the time to comment - it helps us to provide a better service to our...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to this house for a number of years and really love it. It's so well equipped and the gardens are perfect for small children (I have two) to play games, cycle their bikes etc. Ann is very easy to deal with and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank DubGirl
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Jenny. I am delighted you all enjoyed your break. It is great when guests choose to return to The Haven for their holiday and I look forward to welcoming you back again next year. Ann

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Your house was perfect for our family, well stocked with all necessary items, lovely welcome pack on arrival. Large enclosed garden, and a couple of minutes walk to the beautiful Ballinskelligs beach. Ideally situated on the Skellig Ring,, stunning walks and drives, lovely cafe nearby...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank CorkMartina
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments Martina. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Haven and would be delighted to welcome you back. Ann

Reviewed 22 July 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Haven. The house was perfect for our family: the size, location, it had everything we needed. We loved the area, as well and we're looking forward to returning next year!

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Tim O
_Ann_Finn, VR Owner at The Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Many thanks for your kind reviews. It is always our aim to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay and a great holiday. We would be delighted to welcome you back to The Haven in the future. Ann

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Enjoy local tours of the Skellig Ring, with some of Irelands most spectacular scenery around every corner. Take the land bridge to the island of Valentia or a full day tour of the Ring of Kerry. The area abounds in archaeological sites and it has various walking routes, as well as local horse riding, sea angling, lake fishing at famous Lough Currane, and golf at one of Waterville’s two courses (9 miles). Boats leave from the nearby pier to the monastic site and bird sanctuary on the Skellig Islands. Shops, pubs and restaurants 1.5 miles.
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