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This thatched mansion in Kerry might remind you of something...

Wonder will Frodo drop round for tea?

THERE MIGHT NOT be one ring to rule them all (that we know about) but this house in Kerry could certainly be the prize of the Kingdom.

Set on over six acres of land with direct access to Kenmare Bay, and right in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way and the Ring of Kerry, this six-bedroom, four-bathroom thatched house is south-facing and filled with light.

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Shearwater, Templenoe, Kenmare, Co Kerry is on sale for €2,750,000 with Sherry FitzGerald via Daft.ie.


Built in 2010, the house features extensive safety features throughout such as all internal doors are one-hour fire safety grade, there’s CAT five wiring throughout and an integrated monitored fire alarm.

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The property is entered via electronic wrought iron gates and a winding driveway leads to the house via landscaped gardens. The house has underfloor heating on both levels and with zoning in each room and there’s an oil-fired boiler as a back up heating system.

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There are long-plank oak floors throughout the property and the ceiling height is a minimum of 2.6m – giving an even roomier feel to an already spacious property.

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The kitchen has an oil-fired Aga and a Lacanche electric and gas oven also. It features a Philippe Hertier-designed solid timber kitchen with quartz worktops, an integrated double fridge and integrated double dishwashers.

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The kitchen opens up into an informal dining room/living room.

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There is another formal dining room, drawing room, study and utility downstairs also.

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The rooms are spacious and light-filled throughout the property.

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Upstairs, four of the bedrooms are en-suite and three have covered balconies to take advantage of the uninterrupted views of Kenmare Bay.

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The house is energy-efficient, with double-glazed Hamptons mahogany self-cleaning windows throughout and high levels of insulations in walls and roof.

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The property also has an additional thatched garden room and garage beside the main residence.

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There are golf courses, stables, salmon and trout-fishing in the area, as well as the nearby town of Kenmare with additional amenities such as restaurants, shops, bars and cafes.

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Shearwater, Templenoe, Kenmare, Co Kerry is on sale with Sherry FitzGerald via Daft.ie.

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