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Westcove House from the Harbour
Westcove House Bar
Westcove House sitting room with wood burning stove and sunken seating area
Westcove House Dining Room
Westcove House from the Drive
View from Westcove House Front Door and Terrace
The Stables
Garden Cottage with The Stables behind
Westcove House Bar to Sitting Room
Westcove House entrance hall
Westcove House Master Bedroom
Westcove House single bedroom 4 with 18th century antique Austrian furniture
Westcove House Bathroom 1
The Stables Games/Party Room
The Stables Open Plan Kitchen
Garden Cottage with Sea View
Garden Cottage living room
Garden Cottage living/dining area
Westcove House Bar
Westcove House sitting room with wood burning stove and sunken seating area
Westcove House Dining Room
Westcove House from the Drive

Westcove House, Castlecove, County Kerry, Ireland

10 - 26 15 Bed 25 Dining

Estate with 3 holiday houses sleeping 26 with games and function room, for celebrations and reunions on the Ring of Kerry

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Westcove House, Castlecove, County Kerry, Ireland, sleeps 10 - 26 in 15 bedrooms.

Important: Check calendar before enquiring! We only accept 7-day Sat-Sat lettings in Jul/Aug; min 5 nights May, Jun, Sep, school hols; 3 nights other times. For smaller numbers, Westcove House can be booked on its own or with The Stables and/or Garden Cottage. We cannot accept hen/stag parties.

Sleeps 5-26 in 3 houses
Westcove House - 10
The Stables - 11
Garden Cottage - 5

3 of the twin beds can be zipped & linked to make large doubles.

The fantastic surroundings make Westcove Estate perfect for celebrations and small weddings. The dining room easily seats 18 (26 max) and the Games/Function room in "The Stables" seats up to 55 for a formal 'celebration' meal. For larger numbers a marquee for up to 80 can be erected on the large lawn by The Stables. Flexible, in-house catering options available. The accommodation, in 3 separate houses, is ideal for family and friend reunions, where people want to be together, but can also retreat to their own private space.

Westcove House is an attractive, Georgian manor house in a magnificent waterfront setting. The front terrace faces south overlooking a tiny harbour and the Kenmare Estuary and has a built-in bbq and outside furniture.

The Stables sitting room has a cosy open fire. The kitchen is open plan with a dining area and extra living space for children, making it very suitable for young families.

Garden Cottage is a restored, traditional 17th Century stone cottage with steps to a terrace with a built-in BBQ and lovely sea views.

A large games/function room in The Stables is perfect for Irish dance evenings, meetings etc. There is also a sauna, small exercise room and shower room, usually shared by all properties, but currently may only be used by guests staying in The Stables - unless part of a group booked into Westcove House and/or Garden Cottage.

Golfers can play the legendary courses of Kerry. Lovely beaches, horse riding, pubs and historic sites within 15 minutes drive. Westcove is ideally situated for exploring this magical part of Ireland.

For more details, rates, site layout, floor plans, excursions/activities and catering options refer to our website (link at bottom of page).


Dog Friendly

Dogs are usually welcome with owners permission, but not upstairs or on furniture., and must be kept under control on hill walks as many sheep around.

Disabled Facilities

None in Westcove House, all other properties have at least one bedroom and bath or shower room on the ground floor.


Excellent mobile reception and free WiFi. Westcove House has a land line for guests' use. Local calls are free, others are payable before departure.


Each kitchen is equipped to a high standard and all include dishwashers (2 in Westcove House) and microwaves.

Dining Room

Westcove House has a formal dining room overlooking the sea, seats 18 - maximum 26. The Stables seats 11, Garden Cottage 6 - both "open plan".

Sitting Room

Each house has plenty of space and comfortable seating to suit the number of guests staying. Westcove House has a bar area as well as a sitting room.

TV and Music Facilities

Westcove House has 2 TVs, DVD, electronic keyboard, guitar, music system and free WiFi.The other properties all have TV, DVD, CD players and WiFi.

Games Room

Large well-stocked Games Room, with table tennis, table football, darts and other games. Converts to party/meeting room. Artist's studio, north light.

Heating and Open Fires

Westcove House and Stables - gas C.H. and open fires. Garden Cottage - electric underfloor heating & wood-burning stove. (Heating included in rental).


Westcove House 6 - 2 doubles, 2 twins, 2 singles The Stables 6 - 1 double, 3 twins, 1 bunk, 1 single Garden Cottage 3 - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single


All bed linen (duvets) and bath - and some beach - towels, are included in rental, most beds have electric under blankets. Extra pillows and blankets


Westcove House - 2 bathrooms and 3 shower rooms. The Stables - 2 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms, plus sauna shower room. Garden Cottage - 2 shower rooms.

Children's Facilities

All properties share a large well-stocked Games Room in Stables - see above. Swing set and garden games. Selection of books, toys and board games.


There is a large lawn with swing set for small children & outdoor games. Cots and highchairs. All properties have barbecues. Rowing boat at own risk.

Swimming Pool

None - but the sea is only a few hundred yards away and there are many stunning beaches within 15 minutes drive.


Plenty of parking space is by each house for residents. Local taxis, buses, mini buses available to transport non-resldents to and from weddings etc.


There is a no smoking rule but smokers may smoke outside.

Booking Information

Min 3 nights/5 nights mid season high/7 nights high season. 25% dep on booking, bal 6 weeks before arrival. Damage dep for parties. Light cleaning inc. In-house catering available. Visit website for rates (Euros) for all 3 or just 1 of the properties (to inc Westcove Hse in High Season).
Flexible cancellation – do ask

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Westcove House, the Stables and Garden Cottage

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £5350
2 Night Weekend
From £2670
3 Night Weekend
From £2670
Midweek per night
From £764


For detailed directions please see our website.

  • Sneem and Waterville are 10 miles away, Kenmare and Caherciveen 40 mins drive, Killarney I hours very scenic drive with lakes and mountains. Cork, 90 miles -2 hours drive away. Dublin 4-5 hours drive.
  • O'Leary's in Castlecove - 1 mile to the East on the 'Ring of Kerry' road.
  • The Blind Piper in Caherdaniel - 3 miles to the West... a pub with great friendly atmosphere, excellent food and a live music night on Thursdays.
  • Kerry Airport (Farranfore), between Killarney and Tralee - 1 1/2 hrs drive...Cork airport - 2hrs drive... Dublin 4 1/2 -5 hrs drive.(
  • Killarney 1 hour's drive.

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