Top let: Grand designs on the rental market in Kerry for €1,250 – €1,650 per week
Cove Lodge, Ardgroom, Kerry - Rent: €1,250 – €1,650 per week
The 'Cove' in Cove Lodge is located in Kenmare, Co Kerry and the house, while set in woodlands, also sits right on the banks of its river with water views from every angle.
A spacious, fully furnished stone cottage built in a traditional manner, The Cove has open-plan living space options inside which are suited to a modern family, but retain the old world charm with which it was constructed.
Currently configured with a kitchen/dining room and living room/conservatory, the main living area is bisected by a large chimney breast with back-to-back wood burning stoves releasing cosy heat in both directions.
The conservatory is semi-circular with a large seating area and panelled windows offering panoramic coastal views.
There are French doors from the living room leading out to a paved patio and thereon directly to the sea.
The kitchen has a five-ring range and a full set of appliances, and there is seating for up to six in a window alcove with plenty of sofas and chairs dotted about for relaxation. The owner has left a selection of books, games and videos for tenants to enjoy and there is Wifi included.
On the ground floor is the ensuite master bedroom, while upstairs has the other two bedrooms, sharing a jack and jill shower room and both have inset alcoves with velux windows. One has a set of French windows opening out onto a 'Juliet' balcony overlooking the fern garden.
There are timber floors throughout with rugs scattered. The house is set in a forested copse with lots of trees, shrubbery and a terraced garden, and there is a fresh water well on the grounds.
The nearest town is Ardgroom which is 3km while Kenmare is 34km and Castletown-Berehaven is 16km to the East.
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