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Dunowen House, Clonakilty - Historic Country House, Sleeps up to 23

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Cathedral Room with free-standing bath
Excellent
125 reviews
Cathedral Room with free-standing bath
Sitting Room with patio doors
Red Strand and Galley Head in the distance
Dunowen House
Noel's Room
Music Room
Noel's Ensuite
Captain's Room
Bathtub in Cathedral Room
Ensuite Bathroom
Studio Bathroom
Dining room with concertina doors to patio
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In olden times, the bell was rung to summon the seven gardeners of Dunowen House to work
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Overview
Manor House -
6 Bedrooms , 8 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Clonakilty, County Cork
Luxury on the Wild Atlantic Way, West Cork.
Originally built in 1771 for Colonel George Sandes the house was famously the home for 30 years of Noel Redding, bass guitarist for The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Clonakilty music hero. Over the last number of years it has been lovingly renovated and restored to its former glory and with many reminders of its illustrious past still on view.
Dunowen House is in the unspoilt village of Ardfield, with secluded Sands Cove private beach 5 minutes walk from the door and close to magnificent Galley Head lighthouse. The bustling market town of Clonakilty is only 5km away, with Kinsale a 45 minute drive to the east and Bantry the same distance to the west.
Dunowen is perfectly located to explore all that magnificent West Cork has to offer including the Wild Atlantic Way, golfing, surfing, fishing, wha...
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Listing #HL154467
About the Owner
Kela H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Owners Kela & Stephen Hodgins live in the renovated Coach House on the grounds of Dunowen House. Guests are welcomed on arrival, given a tour of Dunowen House and shown how everything works. Kela & Stephen are on hand for any queries, assistance or recommendations if required but far enough away that guests have complete privacy during their stay. Kela & Stephen also offer additional catering services, with Dinner Parties being most popular with guests. These must be booked in advance. Additional cleaning services can also be provided if required.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dunowen is a beautiful house. It has been lovingly restored with great attention to detail while still retaining a welcoming feel. It has everything you need for a family stay and was spotless on arrival. We were a group of 17 with a mix from...More

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Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks you so much for your very prompt and very much appreciated feedback! We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes to you all, Kela & Stephen

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Booked Dunowen for our combined birthdays along with 12 other friends and all I can say is WOW !! Everything was perfect. Kela and Stephen served dinner on the Friday evening and it was amazing. Excellent food. Both made sure our weekend went without a...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I recently booked Dunowen house for a hen weekend and I would highly recommend it. Kela (proprietor) was so helpful to us prior to arrival, providing advice on local activities and amenities and making sure we had everything we needed once we arrived. Kela made...More

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Management response:Responded 19 May 2018

Thank you so much for your really lovely feedback. We enjoyed hosting you all - your hen planning skills could be a new career if you ever change your mind!! Best wishes for the wedding and look forward to seeing you back again. Kela &...More

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (6)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (18)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(5)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Half baths
    6 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    1 King
    4 Twins
    5 Queens
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
€550
€1,000
€3,200
15 Jul 2018 -
25 Aug 2018
High Summer 2018
7 nights -- --
€3,700
26 Aug 2018 -
1 Sep 2018
End Summer 2018
7 nights -- --
€3,400
2 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
Autumn 2018
2 nights
€500
€1,000
€3,200
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
PLEASE NOTE THE PRICES SHOWN ARE FOR RENTAL OF THE WHOLE HOUSE AND NOT PER PERSON PRICES.

Discounts on late availability (short notice) can be facilitated. October - April inclusive, for stays of more than 2 nights, additional metered standard electricity charges will apply.
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About the neighbourhood
Whether you are seeking an activity filled break (fishing, sailing, surfing, horse riding, golfing) or just want to get away from it all and chill in a beautiful tranquil setting close to some amazing beach and cliff walks set amongst some of West Cork's most stunning scenery - Dunowen House offers everything. Set in 4 acres of landscaped gardens, with mature trees Dunowen offers total seclusion and privacy. Only 500 yards from Sands Cove beach and within easy reaching distance of Red Strand, Galley Head lighthouse and Long Strand the only problem you will have will be deciding which beach to or cove to visit. Vibrant Clonakilty town is 10 minutes drive & hosts numerous music festivals, traditional Irish pubs, shops and restaurants.
Getting around
A car is necessary when staying at Dunowen as there is no public transport to the house. There are local taxi services available for evening trips into Clonakilty or other nearby towns.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
We are located 1 hours drive from Cork Airport and 40 minutes drive from Cork/Swansea ferry
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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