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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Min stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Ard na Carraige is a four bedroom detached bungalow situated in the heart of West Kerry, just 4 miles (7 km) west of Dingle. An area of unspoilt beauty, it is now one of Ireland's most popular tourist spots. The Holiday home is set on an enclosed rolling garden providing breathtaking views of Ventry Harbour and the surrounding landscape. Our Ventry Holiday Home provides contemporary yet traditionally designed accommodation and is a comfortable modern residence, ideal for family holidays, relaxing breaks, activity breaks or as a getaway retreat. The house has magnificent views of Ventry Harbour and is ideally located with only a few short minutes walk to the lovely sandy Blue Flag Ventry beach and village where you will find a shop, local bar and restaurant. Situated on the Dingle penin...Ard na Carraige is a four bedroom detached bungalow situated in the heart of West Kerry, just 4 miles (7 km) west of Dingle. An area of unspoilt beauty, it is now one of Ireland's most popular tourist spots. The Holiday home is set on an enclosed rolling garden providing breathtaking views of Ventry Harbour and the surrounding landscape. Our Ventry Holiday Home provides contemporary yet traditionally designed accommodation and is a comfortable modern residence, ideal for family holidays, relaxing breaks, activity breaks or as a getaway retreat. The house has magnificent views of Ventry Harbour and is ideally located with only a few short minutes walk to the lovely sandy Blue Flag Ventry beach and village where you will find a shop, local bar and restaurant. Situated on the Dingle peninsula which is the most westerly peninsula in Europe and the area hosts one of the country’s most magnificent landscapes and coastlines. Ventry boasts one of the greatest beaches, which stretches for miles along the wild Atlantic Ocean.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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Meet the host
Ventry Holiday H
Hosting since October 2010
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (19)
johnh1875
johnh1875
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
The reviews here give a clear picture so we'll just say the house and location were fantastic and all worked out very well for us as a couple and two adult children. We hope we can return some day. Thanks very much Dorry.
Visited September 2021
Written September 12, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Margaret M
Margaret M
3 contributions
We are just back from 2 weeks in this lovely house - we had the most lovely time. We were a family of 4 (kids 9 and 11) and the host was so easy to deal with prior to arrival. The house was spotless with just literally anything you could think of. We could not think of one thing we needed that was not there - it was bright and clean and the views were amazing the best ever - there is an amazing deck to sit out on watching the sea and sunset. The beach and shop are a stone's throw away and the drive to Dingle is literally 10 minutes. The host is next door and is helpful for anything you need - we would be lucky to get to return
Visited July 2021
Written July 25, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Compass25760261011
Compass25760261011
1 contribution
We stayed here for a week in September of last year and i can honestly say that you wont find a better place. House spotlessly clean, Location peaceful and amazing, Views stunning. Quinns bar, restaurant and shop just a short walk down the road and lovely quiet beach. Dingle a 5 minute drive away with some magnificent restaurants and bars. We wished we could have stayed longer or even forever we liked it so much. For the first night just to sit out on the decking area and relax we new we had made the right choice. Dorry and Bobby live right next door and you won't find nicer people. We had our Golden Retriever Rossi with us and even he didn't want to leave. We will be back for sure. (10 out of 10)
Visited September 2020
Written February 9, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

dat0rt
dat0rt
2 contributions
We enjoyed our stay at this place from the first to the last day. The house itself is spacious, well equipped and lovely taken care of by it's owner. Enjoy your evenings with a glass of wine in the kitchen, outside on the porch with stunning views across the seaside or the hills near Ventry or in the living room by the large TV. Whatever you're up to. It's perfectly located in Ventry: The little town itself has a great Pub and a little store for the quick shop. In the evening the only thing you hear maybe sheeps and the sea in the distance. When the skies are clear you'll find a lot of stars up there, much more than you'll see in light polluted cities. If you need a bit more action then it's only a five minute drive to Dingle. Here you'll find all you need for shopping, you can start your boot tour or just walk the city. Attractions like The Great Blasket Islands, Slea Head Drive, Ring of Kerry or Inch Beach are not far. The owners are totally lovely: Always helpful and always up for a chat if you like to, but perfectly in the background if you want to be on your own. Five stars! We'd come back anytime!
Visited September 2019
Written October 17, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

ronan_om
ronan_om
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions
Fabulous and well presented home. Incredible views and within striking distance of everything Corca Dhuibhne/The Dingle Peninsula has to offer. We've been twice now and plan on being back again. Beach is within walking distance as is a decent pub with food. Can't recommend it enough.
Visited July 2018
Written October 15, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Tns1
Tns1
Dublin, Ireland11 contributions
We recently stayed at Ard an Carraige and would highly recommended it. The house is beautiful and Dorry and Bobby obviously take great pride ensuring everything is of a high standard. The house was lovely and warm when we arrived and the kitchen was stocked with essentials. The view from the house is outstanding and it’s within short walking distance to Ventry village and the gorgeous beach. We will be back!
Visited January 2019
Written January 8, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ventry H
Ventry H
Thanks Triona and John, really appreciate this. Dorry
Written January 10, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

rachholbrook
rachholbrook
Belper, United Kingdom8 contributions
This holiday home is wonderful, the photos don’t do it justice at all. Immaculately clean, spacious and homely. Large windows to make the most of the most stunning view. Huge gated garden for the kids to play in. Absolutely perfect place and I would come back here every year if I could. Ventry (ceanntra) is a lovely little village with a pub, a shop and a restaurant. Gorgeous sandy beach a short walk away. Dingle town with its many tourist attractions is about 10 mins drive away. Thank you so much to the kind lady who owns this property, you gave my kids, mum and me the holiday of a lifetime and we will be back one day I promise xxx
Visited May 2017
Written August 30, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ventry H
Ventry H
Thanks Rachell for the great review. Dorry
Written August 31, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Medusa
Medusa
Dundrum, Ireland56 contributions
Spent a perfect week here in July 2017. The house is great, so well loved and so cosy and welcoming. I have never stayed in such a nice house and the views were so amazing. Even when the sun didn't shine it was still just so lovely sitting looking at those views. We have 4 kids and the garden was amazing for them and they loved it. Would highly recommend this house to anyone. It's perfect.
Visited July 2017
Written August 11, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

eddie627
eddie627
Liverpool, United Kingdom2 contributions
This house is spacious, clean and has ultra fast wifi. I was there with my 4 children ages varying from 16 - 6. Location is perfect for the beach, shop which is open everyday until 6 pm and a local pub. Great walks and the most breathtaking views. House was presented in excellent condition and had more than enough of anything you would need. The kitchen, lounge and bedrooms had all the facilities anyone would need. The host Dory is lovely and I'm not surprised this place is already filling up for next year. We definitely would recommend staying here.
Visited August 2016
Written September 6, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

marmaduchess
marmaduchess
Birmingham, United Kingdom3 contributions
Just returned from a weeks holiday, what a stunning cottage. Lovely inside and beautiful views. Dorry the owner was lovely and very welcoming. I would definitely recommend a stay here. Sue
Visited June 2016 Travelled as a couple
Written June 20, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Business Travel
Kettle
Business Travel
Microwave
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Blasket Islands Situated three miles off the coast of Dunquin Pier in West Kerry lies a group of Islands known as the Blasket Islands. Of these, it is the Great Blasket which is most visited with thousands of tourists making the ferry ride over to explore this beautiful island every year. The Great Blasket Centre, Ballyferrier, Dingle Peninsula tells the story of the unique community who once lived on the remote Great Blasket Island.An Ghaeltacht There are several areas in this Kerry Region where Irish, or Gaelic, is still the spoken language. Ventry, Co. Kerry in one of those areas, Irish speaking areas are known as The Ghaeltacht. Whether you are coming to West Kerry to brush up on your Irish language skills or you fancy the idea of escaping from reality, Ventry is ideal. Dingle - Da...
Getting around
The Dingle Way, and the Kerry Way are internationally recognised waymarked routes. These long-distance walking trails are multiday hikes that pass through the villages, townlands and dramatic wild scenery of the Dingle Peninsula. Atlantic Road Tours Dingle can arrange minibus tour of the Dingle Peninsula and the Slea Head Drive. The mini bus tour will take in all the sights and scenery of the Slea Head and the Wild Atlantic Way. They offer a choice of long or short tours and have a taxi available. All tours start and finish in Dingle. Can collect you at your accommodation. Dingle Coaches operates a fleet of vehicles in West Kerry, you can hire a cab, minibus, medium bus or large bus, we can cater for any number of passengers.
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ard na Carraige

Ard na Carraige is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Ard na Carraige has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Ard na Carraige has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.