Location: South West
Availability: All Year
Accommodates: up to 22 guests
Ref No: C150-BIR
Luxury contemporary villa with spectacular view of Glengarriff Harbour. Due to the clever design, Birch House is ideal for large family groups or for two or three families wishing to spend time together while still retaining independence and privacy. This unique holiday home is the perfect choice for those seeking a vacation home with a difference. The west wing kitchen and dining area provides space for up to 22 guests to dine together.
The house sits in a wooded area with a large terrace; a path leads one to the sea shore.
Birch House has 11 bedrooms, nine of which have en suite bathrooms. There are two large kitchens; one in each wing. The living rooms in the South and West Wings can be linked to accommodate large groups for family reunions and small intimate weddings (up to 22 guests). The main kitchen is fitted with a full range of cooking equipment and utensils; the envy of even the most fervent cook! Large windows take full advantage of the spectacular view of Glengarriff Harbour.
Nine of the eleven bedrooms have en suite bathrooms (bath and shower). Two bedrooms share a bathroom.
Sauna and a games room providing fun for all ages. An open fire in each living room and games room combined with underfloor heating guarantees warmth and comfort throughout. The all weather games room equipped with a pool table, indoor soccer, dart boards, large variety of other games and a stereo system provides entertainment for adults and children alike.
This luxury house is five minutes drive from the town of Glengarriff and approximately 25 minutes drive from Bantry.
South Wing - Ground floor:
Living room/dining area, open fire and underfloor heating (TV, video, satellite, stereo system, telephone). Kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/dryer, one double bedroom with bathroom ensuite, two twin bedrooms and bathroom. South Wing – First floor
One double bedroom with en-suite Bathroom; Two twin bedrooms and one bathroom.
West Wing - Ground floor:
Conservatory, living room/dining area, open fire and underfloor heating (TV, video, satellite, stereo system, Wi-Fi). two fully equipped kitchens, large dining area. Sauna, games room with pool table, soccer table, darts, etc., and a stereo system provide indoor entertainment. One twin bedroom with bathroom ensuite.
West Wing - First floor lower: One twin bedroom with en suite bathroom and two twin bedrooms sharing a bathroom; one double bedroom with en suite bathroom
West wing- First floor upper: one double bedroom with en suite nathroom; one twin bedroom with en suite bathroom.
Cork Airport, 101 km (62 miles)
Shannon Airport, 216 km (133 miles)
Bantry, 25 km (15 miles)
Glengarriff is closest village and is about 2 Km
Amenities in the area:
Walking on the 55 mile Sheep’s Head Way, chosen as the best walk in Ireland by Country Walking magazine. Huge variety of terrain with beautiful views; many long and short loop walks available. The area is rich in prehistoric sites. The Sheep's Head Peninsula also offers excellent touring by car. Seal colony and sea fishing at Carbery Island. Sandy and shingle beaches. Ilnacullin Gardens are a 'must see' for gardeners. Listen to Irish music and have a pint in one of the local pubs! Or just enjoy the peace and tranquility in this stunning location. This property is cloe to the beautiful Beara Peninsula and within a short boat ride to Ilnacullin Island with its beautiful gardens. Bantry House and Gardens are within 30 minutes drive.
Prices may change depending on level of service required, number of guests and time of year when you are traveling. For your convenience the following rates are guide-lines only.