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Luxury House - very special, very private, with stunning sea & mountain views

Gardens and rear patio enjoy sunshine all day
10 reviews
Gardens and rear patio enjoy sunshine all day
Sunshine, Serenity & Spectacular Views from the Deck
Cool modern designer Kitchen with Integrated Appliances
Contemporary living room opening into conservatory
Tranquil Fresh Water Lake Fishing
Dolphins swimming  in nearby Oysterbed Harbour
Kayaking around the islands in Oysterbed Harbour
Evergreen Holly & Rhododendron at rear of conservatory
Full height entrance hall decorated with panoramic photographs
Bright, sunny dining area opening on to sun patio
Access to patio from dining room, living room and conservatory
All ensuite bathrooms are bright, spacious, have large showers, lots of towels and great views!
Glorious natural colours surround the house all year round
Kayaking in Oysterbed Harbour, a few minutes from the house
A friendly face at Oysterbed Pier !
Lots and lots of photographs showing some of Kerry's finest scenery.
Lakes of Killarney with snow-capped Macgillycuddy Reeks
Beautiful garden and sea views from the conservatory
Autumn Cloud cover over Ladies View, Lakes of Killarney
Macgillycuddy Reeks in winter sunshine
South-facing gardens with backdrop of mountains.
Enjoy breakfast on the south-facing patio in glorious sunshine
Enjoy a relaxing coffee and home baking in morning sunshine in Sneem village
Very comfortable Living room enjoying beautiful bright sunshine all day.
Bedrooms have crisp white linen and are calm and relaxing.
Conservatory offers spectacular sea and mountain views.
House enjoys a spectacular setting, surrounded by acres of private woodland, with Kenmare Bay behind
View of bay from 'up the land'.
Large living room is lovely and comfortable, beautifully modern, bright and spacious.
Private 'boreen' to the house, overlooking the water, towards Sneem village and the mountains.
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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Sneem, County Kerry
Sneem Secret Harbour is a superb luxury hideaway overlooking the sea in the exclusive area of Oysterbed & Parknasilla, close to Sneem village in the 'kingdom' of Kerry on the magical Wild Atlantic Way.
Very special, very private, very beautiful and almost secret.....if you are looking for tranquillity, privacy, comfort, safety and space, and the ultimate escape, this 'little piece of heaven' is the perfect place.
The panoramic sea and mountain views are simply spectacular and the maze of tracks winding through the 7 acres surrounding the house offer wonderful walks and hours of exploration for everyone.
Whatever your interests, the area offers a fantastic choice of exhilarating and fun activities to suit all ages and levels of experience: kayaking, snorkelling, diving, coasteering, hiking, hill walking, cycling, horse...
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About the Owner, Sneem S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 36 days ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL92224
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Dirk T
Atlanta, Georgia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Absolutely perfect vacation home in Sneem, Ireland. Every detail is thought out in this 3 bed, 3 and half bath retreat. The owners, Lilly and Eugene, were a delight to work with and even made a special trip to meet us at a local pub. They were also a wealth of information about the Ring of Kerry and local attractions....

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
person found this review helpful

This vacation home was everything that we hoped and more. The house and view are outstanding. The Ring of Kerry and the Killarney National Park are nearby. The owners have stocked the house with all of the necessities and even supply guests with some groceries so you don't have to rush out shopping. This was the hightlight of our trip....

Arlington, TX
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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Secret Harbour in Sneem is a lovely home with absolutely stunning views. The accommodations would make any traveler satisfied and happy with this choice of a home stay. The home is located on a secluded inlet with views of the hills. There are neighbors in sight of the home, but the property retains a, peaceful, private feeling. We arrived late...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The interior is modern and contemporary with a palette of colours, plants, pictures and furnishings that is warm, welcoming and wonderfully relaxing. The house has all high quality furniture and top of the range appliances and is superbly equipped. The interior is bright and spacious, designed to provide maximum pleasure and comfort as you relax and enjoy the stunning views of the changing tides, evening sunsets, sea and mountains, and observe the variety of wildlife that regularly visits the grounds (we provide binoculars and wellingtons for your convenience).
This is a house for all seasons. Sunshine and brightness stream through the large floor-to-ceiling windows and doors in the conservatory, living room and kitchen/dining area. All these conveniently open on to the south facing s...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
-Check-out is no later than 10.00 a.m. on departure day. We request that guests leave the house and its furnishings in a clean and tidy condition and advise us of any...
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
31 Mar 2018 -
25 May 2018
7 nights
26 May 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
2 Nov 2018
7 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: €400 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Maximum number of guests - 6.
30% booking deposit is required to secure the booking.
The balance of the rental cost, along with a refundable security deposit of 400 euro, are required no later than 6 weeks prior to arrival date. (Security deposit is returned within 7 days of departure, less electricity charge, any costs for damages/breakages, any additional expenses e.g. use of gas bbq).
Payment in Euro only can be made by PayPal, Electronic Bank Transfer or through Holiday Lettings.
Shorter stays and flexible arrival/departure days are welcome outside of peak season periods. Please contact us to discuss your preferences.

Note: Electricity is charged for separately and the cost deducted from the security deposit. The metre is read on your arrival and departure and the cost includes all heating, hot water, lighting and cooking.

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About the neighbourhood
Sneem, meaning 'knot' in Irish, is known as 'The Knot in the Ring'. It is a totally relaxed and friendly village and the ideal location for guests looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Sneem has all the usual services of any small town or village, with lots of interesting souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, 4 Star hotel and a wonderful selection of traditional Irish pubs (6) that serve terrific food, regular live music sessions and lots of friendly craic! Try D. O'Sheas pub in the North Square where Mary and Gearbhan are always on hand to serve a very warm welcome, a great pint of Guinness and really good food at reasonable prices, served all day long and which you can enjoy sitting beside a roasting turf fire if the weather is cold or on the... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Kerry Airport: 63.0 km
Railway: Killarney: 48.0 km
Ferry: Cork: 126.0 km
By air to any of the main airports, and then by car. Take a look at:

Approximate driving time without any stops:
From Dublin: Via Cork 4.5 hours and via Limerick 5.5 hours.
From Cork: 2.25 hours.
From Shannon: 3 hours.
From Kerry: 1.25 hours.

By ferry to Dublin, Rosslare or Cork. Take a look at:

Approximate driving time without any stops:
From Dublin: As above.
From Rosslare: 4.5 hours.
From Cork: As above.

Nearest Airports: (i) Kerry - 63km (ii) Cork - 120km (iii) Shannon - 156km (iv) Dublin - 356-376km
Nearest Ferries: (i) Cork - 126km (ii) Rosslare - 274km

All the major Car Hire services are available at the Airports:-
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.0 km.
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