We stayed at this wonderful farmhouse for 4 days and loved every minute of it. It is a working farm with the whole family involved with the day to day operations. We loved the view to the pasture from our room. We could watch them pick up hay in the afternoon. If you took a short walk to the back of the house you could watch the cows get milked in the mornings. Her garden in front was really beautiful. The breakfast selection was the biggest we saw during our stay in Irelandand delicious. Mrs. Murphy was very helpful with suggestions on which tour operator to take for Ring of Kerry as well as providing an extra early breakfast so we could hit the road early for Dingle. If we come back to Ireland we would most definitely stay there again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Description: Murphy's Farmhouse is a sixth generation dairy farm nestling at the foot of the Slieve Mish Mountains on the Dingle Peninsula. The farmhouse is ideally located for touring the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula, as Castlemaine village is the gateway between both areas. This traditional and comfortable farmhouse is renowned for its friendly welcome and excellent cuisine providing an extensive range of breakfasts to choose from which will satisfy the most discerning of food lovers. You can look forward to refreshments on arrival. Murphys Farmhouse has 14 en-suite bedrooms with television, tea/coffee making facilities, electric blankets and king size beds. It is ideally located for organised tours. Transport is also available. Location: Murphy's Farmhouse is located 150 metres from Boolteens village where guests can enjoy the local entertainment and music in Murphy's Bar. Boolteens is located along the Dingle Peninsula road 1km from Castlemaine village. For the golfing enthusiast Murphy's Farmhouse is ideally located as it is within a 30 minute drive from the following world renowned golf courses, Killarney, Ballybunion, Barrow, and Dooks. Walking is another activity that the area is proud to offer, Murphy's Farmhouse is perfectly situated for the Kerry Way and the Dingle Way walking routes. For the visitor seeking a more leisurely holiday, Inch Beach - Blue Flag Awarded - provides over 3 miles of safe sandy beach. Kerry Airport - 7 miles. Shannon and Cork Airport - 2 hours drive. Tralee and Killarney provide train services - 20 minutes drive. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Murphys Farmhouse Boolteens