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Westcove House, on the sea, overlooking Kenmare Estuary with optional catering

 Westcove House
11 reviews
Westcove House
Aerial winterview of Westcove House and  The Stables tken in winter a long time ago!
Westcove House from walk to harbour
Westcove House and terrace in winter
Pier Cottage from the terrace of Westcove House
Guests relaxing in Westcove House Sitting Room
Bar with an open fire and music centre
Dining Room
Westcove House Kitchen
View from Dining Room
Master bedroom with 6 foot double bed
Bedroom 2 with 5 foot double bed
Bedroom 5. Small single with views over the sea..
Games room in The Stables building
Derrynane Beach
Seals on nearby rocks
stcove House ground floor plan
Westcove House 1st floor plan
Westcove House, The Stables and Garden Cottage site plan
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Caherdaniel, County Kerry
Interaction with guests
When we receive the balance of your rental, and confirmation of where you will be driving from, we will send information including the following:-
Exact directions to the cottage and instructions for entering the property.
Useful information about shopping etc en route.
Contact details for Katherine Casey, our local manager.
Katherine will come to welcome you soon after you arrive. She and her husband, Michael (who maintains the properties, is an expert on local fishing), - live only five minutes away, and will be on hand to ensure your stay, in this fascinating part of Ireland lives up to your expectations!
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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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English first
Mount Airy, Maryland, United States
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Our family took over the Westcove House, Stables and Cottage with a total of 21 people. The setting was beautiful and very excluded on the Ring of Kerry. We had homemade pastries from Jane on the property most days. The almond croissants were amazing. The house was comfortable, but could use updating. I would call the property rustic and eccelictic...

Management response:

Thanks so much for submitting this mostly positive review...just to let you know we are aware of the need to renew some of the carpets and soft furnishing and intend doing so this coming winter...but it is proving hard to source classical subtle designs to go with all our beautiful old art work and antique painted furniture...everything is so 'modern'...


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Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed December 12, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

My husband and I recently got married at Westcove House. It exceeded our expectations and we had a fantastic weekend and wedding to remember. We cannot thank Suzanne, Catherine and all the team at Westcove who helped to make our special day such an amazing experience and a fantastic time was spent with family and close friends. We would highly...

Management response:

Thank you so much Mary and Vince for this lovely review...I gather the weather was kind, that even in November you were able to celebrate with a brilliant firework display over the bay! - Susannah


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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Trying to write about Westcove makes me wish I were a better writer. How can I explain in a TripAdvisor review what a special place it is? We decided to do a destination wedding in Ireland and so wanted to find a place that showed off the beauty of the country, that would make all of our guests feel at...

Management response:

What a fab. review Sarah....Many thanks...I know Katherine and her team really enjoyed meeting you all..Thanks!...S.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (24)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
GROUND FLOOR:Large entrance hall with sitting room to the right featuring a sunken seated area around a stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Also, a sofa, three armchairs, TV and DVD. This room leads to the 'Bar' with open fire, music centre and glass door opening onto the terrace. A quirky Dutch staircase leads up to a little mezzanine gallery, well stocked with books and games, a writing desk and card table.
The large sunny Dining Room to the left of entrance hall has seating for up to 12 around the main table.Another table can seat 8 in the bay window. This room has Satellite TV . The spacious Kitchen has a large cooker with two electric ovens 5 gas hobs and grill; fridge-freezer, microwave and 2 dishwashers. At the back of the house are Bedroom 6 and shower room, laundry...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Showers
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    6 Twins
    2 Cribs
    2 Fulls
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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 night Per week
Default 3 nights
Nov 4, 2017 -
Dec 20, 2017
Low Season
3 nights
Dec 21, 2017 -
Jan 3, 2018
Mid Season High
3 nights
Jan 4, 2018 -
Mar 16, 2018
Low Season
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
* Start/Finish dates are from Saturday to Saturday from 4pm on day of arrival until 10am on departure day but sometimes can be flexible by arrangement except in High Season
* Weekend/short breaks: up to 3 nights are usually only available during low and mid low seasons Minimum charge is 1/2 of the weekly rate. Additional nights are charged at 1/7th of the weekly rate
Deposit of 25% of rental is required on booking, except when the letting is over one year in advance, in which case only 10% is required, the remaining 15% of deposit is payable the January the year of the booking, and the balance 6 weeks before arrival
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About the neighborhood
Local activities include:
A variety of boat trips for fishing or sightseeing
Horse riding for all ages and abilities on nearby Derrynane Dunes
Walks range from gentle strolls along the many sandy beaches (many of which are excellent for swimming) to more serious hikes over craggy hills.
Fishing: Salmon, trout and sea fishing can be arranged locally and guests can enjoy shrimping and rock fishing just below the house
- Watersports Centre at Derrynane beach, five miles away - sailing, water-skiing, canoeing, and windsurfing ...all ages catered for...
Six golf courses within one hour's drive, including the Championship course at Waterville which is only 20 minutes away
Eating Out: There are several excellent and varied restaurants around
Getting around
There is no public transport in the area...the nearest train station is in Killarney - over one hour's drive away. Although there are taxis/minicabs..even private buses locally, happy to arrange tours for our visitors, we strongly recommend that you hire a self-drive car/cars at the airport for the duration of your stay, as there is so much to explore in this fascinating area.....details on our website and in folders on arrival
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kerry: 46.6 mi
Railway: Killarney: 38.5 mi
Ferry: Cork: 90.1 mi
BY AIR: From London you can fly to CORK (Aer Lingus or Ryan Air) KERRY (Ryan Air from Stansted, Luton and Manchester) and hire a car. Several other UK airports also offer flights to Cork. BY SEA: There is a choice of sailings from the South West of England to Rosslare, on the south-eastern tip of Ireland:-STENALINE operate two daily 3½ hour crossings (all year) and two daily 1¾ hour high speed sailings (March -September) from Fishguard. IRISH FERRIES also operate twice daily crossings to Rosslare from Pembroke, which take 4 hours, but the driving time from London takes half an hour less than to Fishguard, (&their cabins are much more comfortable!)There is no public transport, so a car is essential. DIRECTIONS to Westcove House: From Sneem, follow the road straight through Castlecove fo... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 mi.
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