Absolutely loved Gloss' Farmhouse from the instant we arrived. The house was painstakingly restored a few years ago and overlooks a spectacular view of a mountain valley near to Healy Pass.
The house is furnished to a high standard, so that you feel more like you're house-sitting someone's own home rather than staying in a holiday let. The beds were comfortable, everything was spotless, and the overall feel gave an immediate sense of peace and relaxation.
The location may seem a little remote for some, but it is right off a good (but quiet) road on the Beara Peninsula (well worth taking the Ring of Beara drive - we prefered it to the Ring of Kerry in many ways) and provides fantastic seclusion if you're hoping to get away from it all. Close (about 2.5 miles) to Teddy O'Sullivan's pub and a few local restaurants, and within 20 mins drive of Kenmare, we found it an ideal base.
Would definitely return. In fact, if we make another trip to Ireland, it... more