Location: South West
Availability: all year
Accommodates: Up to 44 guests
Ref No: C 183
In these frenetic times “Privacy is a Priceless Commodity” Yet, here within a walled garden with 10 foot-high stone walls, security gates and 40 acres of woodland and lawns, this fine private estate offers old-world service and attention in a unique and totally private environment. Here you may share your experiences or special occasion with family, friends or peers in a magical ambient surrounds, without compromising your privacy. The estate is managed by a dedicated team of experts whose pleasure it is to customise every event and every private rental to perfection. Fully serviced property with award winning chef.
“Thanks so much for having given us the opportunity to spend the weekend at your wonderful home. We will always remember your wonderful hospitality. There are so few places to go where adults, teenagers and small children alike all enjoy themselves – stress free!"
Only minutes from Kinsale yachting town, gourmet centre of the south and the world famous Old Head Golf Course this private estate
is ideal for a family reunion, wedding with a difference, corporte event or film shoot.
Located outside the heritage town of Kinsale, the house is set in a beautiful walled garden, among 30 acres of woodland and lawns. Built in 1791 and recently restored to a very high standard, the style and decor reflects the colourful history of various owners and their travels in Europe, Japan, Africa, the Far East and Australia. This is not your usual period residence; rather it is a whimsical adaptation which incorporates the tastes and imaginations of many interesting owners.
With everything from a bar to a ballroom, this property combines privacy with comfort and excellent service.
14 ensuite bedrooms, 14 bath/shower rooms in the main house, plus two cottages each with four bedrooms.
Ground floor:Ballroom, seating up to 50 for banquets, or 140 for drinks. Banqueting Hall seating up to 96 is ideal for weddings and other larger events. There is a bar, a snug, news room and sitting rooms. Commercial and domestic kitchens are controlled by the excellent staff. Golf club drying room. Massage room. Sauna.
First Floor: 14 individually themed ensuite bedrooms spread over two wings (8 queen, 2 twin and 4 triple rooms), all with satellite TV, video, CD player , wifi broadband throughout and international dial telephones.
Outdoor entertainment patio, croquet lawn, playground, helipad, picnic lawn, pond, small boat jetty, forest pagoda and woodland walks.
Cork Airport, 21km (13 miles)
Shannon Airport, 160km (99 miles)
Dublin City, 284km (176 miles)
Amenities in the area:
The heritage harbour town of Kinsale, Ireland’s ‘Gourmet Capital’, is three minutes away. Old Head golf course is nearby, also sailing, kayaking (sea or river), windsurfing, horse-riding and deep-sea fishing. Ideal touring base for West Cork, Kerry, Cobh and Ballymaloe House.
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.