(Reference number: 70908)
On a small private island, just off the Wild Atlantic Way, on the truly beautiful Caragh Lake, with fabulous views of the water and surrounded by the McGillicuddy mountains is the luxurious Acorn House, one of only two homes on Madam’s Island.
This is the ideal place to get away from it all, surrounded by the lake, oak trees and fields of sheep, Acorn house has beauty, peace and tranquility. Take a walk to the end of the garden and follow the path down to your own personal slipway on the lake. This place is in the centre of the Reeks District, an area of outstanding beauty with lots of outdoor activities on your doorstep. Fancy a bit of stand up paddle boarding, kayaking or hiking, this is the ideal location. It’s perfect in the summer for eating outside overlooking the lake or cosy in the winter with a real fire lit and snuggling into the cosy couches. Enjoy the drive along the lake before arriving at your house, surrounded by the McGillycuddy Reeks, including the highest mountain in Ireland, Carrauntoohil, making for dramatic views all around..
It’s no wonder that this place was voted one of the "Top 50 Places to Stay" by The Irish Times in 2019.
For larger family gatherings and group getaways, we can also accommodate a further 7 guests at Salmon Cottage, the equally luxurious sister property a short walk down the lane
There is a luxurious living room with views of the lake, it is cosy with a real fire, wooden beams and nautical pieces to suit the location by the water, it has lovely couches and armchairs to sink into and relax. Up a few steps is an elegant dining table with views out the patio door to the lake, slide open the door to let the sound of the lake in. Step out onto the flagstone patio and there is a large wooden table and chairs perfect for outdoor dining, an aperitif or glass of wine. There is an outdoor fireplace here that can be lit to keep you warm as you savour the outdoors.
There is a separate but adjoining kitchen that is fully equipped - perfect for preparing those delicious meals; and offers additional seating for breakfast or that quick cup of tea before heading back out onto the water.
The dining area opens out onto a stone-clad patio with outdoor fireplace and kettle BBQ, so whatever the time of year, it’s the ideal setting for long lazy lunches with friends or a relaxing time looking out on the lake.
This house sleeps seven very comfortably, it has three bedrooms. The first bedroom has a double and a single and a bathroom ensuite. The second bedroom has two large singles and a separate bathroom. The third, the master bedroom has a California King Size bed (extra long for the very tall) and a large bathroom. The master bedroom has lots of space and a wonderful views to the lake. The beds are cosy and comfortable with goose down quilts, cotton bedding and luxurious mattresses.
There are three bathrooms in this home, bedroom one has an ensuite with a shower. Bedroom two has a separate bathroom with a bath/shower. Bedroom 3, the master, has a large bathroom with a bath/shower.
15 minutes drive to Rossbeigh, a very long sandy beach which is great for a walk.
Pubs and Restaurant: 6km to Glenbeigh
Shop: 6km to Glenbeigh
Kerry Airport: 36.5km
2 night minimum stay every month excluding Christmas/ New Years, Easter, July and August.
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