Cozy lounge with welcoming slate fireplace...200m to the blue flag beach

Entire home/flat

9 guests

4 bedrooms

8 beds

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About this listing

Tigh Mhic Churtain - Your home away from home in beautiful Ballinskelligs! Architect-designed holiday home combines modern conveniences with traditional South Kerry charm. Located 200m from the blue flag beach and nearby village of Ballinskelligs.

The space

Tigh Mhic Churtain, No. 13 Ballinskelligs Holiday Village, is superbly located only 200m from the beautiful sandy blue flag beach at Ballinskelligs and a few minutes stroll from the village of Ballinskelligs and Cable O'Leary bar/restaurant. This architect-designed holiday home boasts open-plan kitchen, dining and living room, utility room, under floor heating system and views of Ballinskelligs Bay. The house can accommodate 9 guests, perfect for families or groups of friends vacationing in Ballinskelligs, one of Ireland's best kept secrets! Two twin bedrooms, including one with ensuite bathroom, and a family bathroom are located on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a double ensuite and a large bedroom with three single beds. The upstairs double room enjoys fantastic views of Ballinskelligs Bay and McCarthy Castle. A small patio at the front of the house is perfect for breakfast or evening drinks, the kids can enjoy the lawn and on site tennis courts, while the whole family can relax in the cozy lounge with open fireplace after a long day.

Interaction with guests

Our local host Monica O'Shea can assist you during your stay. Feel free to email ahead of your stay.

Other things to note

We recently purchased our holiday home and have done our best to provide the best of modern conveniences for our guests while still retaining the feel of a traditional South Kerry home. We looks forward to welcoming you to our house in beautiful Ballinskelligs.

The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 8
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 38
Security Deposit: 91
Weekly Discount: 8%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
3 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM

No pets or smoking is allowed.



Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 24 hours of your trip and the first night is non-refundable.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

7 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

18 Reviews

Check In
Ken User Profile
July 2017
Great house, ideal for large families with open plan living. Good location, a few minutes walk to a very good beach. Owner provided good advance information on the house and the location. We traveled with children and John provided good tips on places to visit with them.

Sue User Profile
July 2017
Fantastic and spacious accommodation, quiet location but good access to everything you need. Beautiful beach only yards away, a small cafe, pub with food and other amenities a short drive. Very comfortable and professionally hosted by boththe owner and local representative. We hit lucky & were delighted by our choice.

Gina User Profile
June 2017
Had another fantastic week in Johns house in Ballinskelligs Co. Kerry. The house is perfect for a large group, with separate bedrooms but a lovely open communal area. House was clean. Location excellent, right beside a blue flag beach and lots of things to do in the area. Would highly recommend.

Philip User Profile
June 2017
This house is awesome, location is perfect for beach lovers and what a beach. John was very communicative and the local rep Monica was very helpful.

Jochen User Profile
August 2016
The house was great, we felt like home. The key handover was smooth and we got also great tips for trips etc. The location is very nice and the neighborhood is really safe, our children played a lot outside. The sandy beach is within a 5 minutes walk and fantastic! I'm sure we will visit Ireland again ...

Jo User Profile
August 2016
Communication with John before and during our stay was prompt and helpful. The kitchen is well equipped for family cooking- the only item we couldn't find was a grater but that could have been us. The beach at Ballinskelligs is really beautiful and the sea shallow in the bay. The cake at the Sunday morning market is not to be missed.

Jamie User Profile
August 2016
We stayed in Ballinskelligs for 1 week to see the Perseid Meteor shower. We chose Kerry as the area is one of only 3 Gold Tier International Dark Sky Reserves on the planet, and is the only Gold Tier Reserve in the Northern Hemisphere. We were not disappointed!! We counted over 100 shooting stars in under 2 hours one night! It was a magical experience! As for the house itself, it was exactly as described - very spacious and cosy and perfectly located to explore the beauty of Kerry. It was a few minutes walk to the sandy Blue Flag beach which our 2 kids loved. There is so much to do and see around this area and John's house is the perfect place to stay to explore it all from.

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John User Profile

From Ireland, love outdoor life, sports and spending time in the old country!

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