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River House in Sneem, Kerry

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sleeps 12
6 rooms
5 bathrooms

River House description

Holiday home
This immaculately presented property has been furnished to an exceptionally high standard. There are six stunning bedrooms, four with en-suite facilities and one of the bedrooms boasts a four-poster bed, the open plan kitchen diner is simply fantastic with a breakfast bar, generous dining room and a beautiful conservatory with river views and French doors to the garden. The sumptuous lounge has an open fire and a beautiful maple floor with ample seating for large gatherings. The ground floor also houses a luxurious bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath and separate shower, and outside there is a lawned area with furniture and a barbecue. This property offers a real taste of luxury in this glorious area, making it the ideal destination for an unforgettable holiday.

Situated between the towns of Waterville and Kenmare, the village of Sneem is on the route of the Kerry Way. It has a variety of shops, pubs and tea-rooms, and its brightly coloured houses add to the vibrant atmosphere making it a popular spot. It is widely believed that it is not possible to complete a circuit of the Ring of Kerry without passing through this lovely village. Waterville and Kenmare both make for an excellent day out and are close by, as is the beautiful Killarney National Park with its stunning scenery, a must for keen walkers. Macgillicuddy's Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland, offers challenging terrain for the more experienced walker. This wonderful area has a lot to offer as a holiday destination.

County Kerry is a mystical and unspoilt part of Ireland, with spectacular natural beauty and a fascinating history. Facing the Atlantic Ocean, it features many sandy beaches, rocky inlets and stunning peninsulas.

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD, library of books. Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lawned garden to front with garden furniture, BBQ & swing bench. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 0.5 miles. Note: Unfenced river at end of garden, children must be supervised. Note: Max. 12 including infants.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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Mr Slein
July 2015
River House was the most exceptional home in a most exceptional location looking out at the marshes and Sneem River. The owners were so helpful with every small request. The perfect house to host a family vacation in the perfect town of Sneem.
Mrs Donegan
August 2015
River House was situated in a lovely area with a very pleasant and helpful landlord. We had a great holiday!
Ms Scott
June 2016
Very well set up property with space for a large party. A private property but still within easy walking distance of Sneem. The owner was very helpful. The house was very clean and tidy throughout and there was a good big kitchen area and conservatory ideal for families. Great base for exploring the ring of Kerry and Kenmare area.
Mrs Billingham
April 2014
We always love Ireland, but this was the first time we have hired a property. We may well do this again! It was nice to do things at our own pace and not have to be at meal times defined by the hotel you are staying in.
Mr Bland
December 2012
Wonderful view, high standard of finish and furnishings, lived up to description.
Mr Shanahan
May 2013
The comfort of the property was excellent and was situated well for the village. It was quiet peaceful - overall an excellent holiday base!
Mrs Evans-pritchard
September 2013
Beautiful surroundings. Spacious and comfortable accommodation. We enjoyed everything. River House was a great place for a family holiday, for exploring the Ring of Kerry, for enjoying activities such as horse-riding, kayaking, archery, etc, and it was always good to come home to at the end of the day.
Mr Cahill
March 2014
Fantastic house, great location with lots to see and do. The owners are lovely people.
July 2015
We had the most memorable of family reunions at River House in July. The house is beautifully appointed and provided us with every amenity possible. The view from the family room is unforgettable, no matter what the weather! If you are looking for the perfect location for a large family or group, look no further. Thank you, Noel, for providing us with this once-in-a-lifetime venue and the chance to meet the warmest people in Sneem.
August 2015
Noel and Margaret have the ultimate Irish vacation home in Ireland. Situated on the Sneem River with the mountain backdrop and a ten minute walk to the fine pubs and restaurants of Sneem. It is the ultimate town with the very best home to call your own. It is truly "living in the lap of luxury". Noel was just a phone call away to assist with taxis, flat tires or whatever the request, We just hope we didn't abuse him!! You must see this house and stay to believe it!! Mike and Bonnie, Newport RI.USA
Mr Brookfield
July 2010
Superb location!
Mr Burns
August 2011
We had a lovely holiday. The cottage was everything we could hope for. We were 2 families holidaying together and there was room enough for all of us. The lawn area was great for the kids, enough room even for a badminton net! The owners were close by if needed and they had a wealth of local knowledge. Thank you to the owners, we had a wonderful time!
July 2016
Our extended family, some from Canada, have just spent the most wonderful week in River House in Sneem Co. Kerry. This holiday home is just so comfortable and nice and cosy and has so much for a family no matter what age the children. It has beautiful views and a private garden where the children can fly kites and play bat ball and see lots of wild life. The hosts, Noel and Margaret just cant do enough to make your stay as enjoyable as possible and I would like to say a big 'Thank You' to both of them. We certainly hope to return. The Whites
April 2015
Would like to thank noel and margaret, on there hospitality, help and info,and it was on there info that we found o,sheas pub and fresh food and pints of bud ???, as for the house it was like home from home, warm,clean and plenty of room, and what made it even better was the weather, a week of sun and blue sky, which led to barbecues, again thank you noel, margaret, p,s hope we can get again soon
September 2014
Traveling with 6 adults and 4 kids can be stressful unless you choose the beautiful River House in Sneem as accomodation. We've spent a week in the house and despite the irish wheather we did all enjoy every minute of our stay. Noel as host has done an excellent job with tips and availability thruout our stay. Thanks!
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