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The Old School

23 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This former school house has been lovingly restored to provide luxury self-catering accommodation for 6 to 8 guests while retaining the historic character of the building. Situated on Kerry Head, along the Wild Atlantic Way, 4km from Ballyheigues Blue Flag beaches, golf courses and traditional pubs there are spectacular views over Tralee Bay and the Dingle Peninsula. Described as one of the top ten Irish holiday hideaways by the Irish Independent newspaper, the Old School is an ideal location from which to visit the many attractions along the Irish West coast....This former school house has been lovingly restored to provide luxury self-catering accommodation for 6 to 8 guests while retaining the historic character of the building. Situated on Kerry Head, along the Wild Atlantic Way, 4km from Ballyheigues Blue Flag beaches, golf courses and traditional pubs there are spectacular views over Tralee Bay and the Dingle Peninsula. Described as one of the top ten Irish holiday hideaways by the Irish Independent newspaper, the Old School is an ideal location from which to visit the many attractions along the Irish West coast.More
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brendan b
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

If you are in the need of a quiet, clean and spacious location with overwhelming views over Tralee bay, Dingle and Mt. Brandon The Old School is the perfect place to stay. Never had that panorama from a bedroom! Combining the charme of the old...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Monika C
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We stayed for a week at the Old School enjoying the tranquility and never ceasing to marvel at the amazing view across the bay, constantly changing with the weather. Loved the building... the character is wonderfully preserved inside and out while at the same time...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank slowroll1965
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We (4 adults, 4 kids) spent marvellous two weeks at Brendan's cottage! On our first day we had a warm welcome by the housekeeper, who also gave us some tips what to see and where to go. The region is very nice with e.g. Killarney...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Anne K
Management response:Responded 16 August 2018

Hi Anne, thank you very much for your kind review. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Old School and hope you will consider a return soon. Best regards, Bren

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my family had a wonderfull stay in this lovely home by the sea. Fully (family) equiped, top location, a very friendly and kind housekeeper. We van recommend this place to everyone who is looking for an unforgettable stay (and memories) in this region...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank kevin d
Management response:Responded 28 July 2018

Kevin, many thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay at the Old School and I hope you will return soon. Best wishes, Bren

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Everything The accommodation The views Locality to village Can't say enough about this wonderful place

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank nanhughes2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone who wants to stay in a historic property?YesNoUnsure
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How to get there
FROM DUBLIN AIRPORT 330 km 205 miles 3:45 hours Take M1 towards Dublin City Centre Merge onto M50 Southbound At junction 9 take N7/M7 towards Limerick At junction 30 take M20 towards Cork After 9.5km (6miles) take to N21 to Tralee Follow R551 to Ballyheigue Continue through village and West along the Coast Road The Old School is 4.5km (3miles) from Ballyheigue on the seaside of the road FROM SHANNON AIRPORT 150 km 95 miles 2:10 hours Take N18 towards Limerick At junction 1 take M20 towards Cork After 9.5km (6miles) take to N21 to Tralee Follow R551 to Ballyheigue Continue through village and West along the Coast Road The Old School is 4.5km (3miles) fro...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km
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