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

Cathedral Room with free-standing bath
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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
Listed Since:February 2011
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 11 October 2018 via mobile

We had the most enjoyable stay here thanks to Kela and Stephen. We couldn’t recommend Dunowen House more. It suited our hen party of 18 perfectly and was incredibly comfortable and cosy. Would definitely book again. Thank you

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We had a really great time in Orchard Cottage, Dunowen House, Ardfield. The area is steeped in Irish Revolutionary history, the beaches are fantastic, the landscapes beautiful. Recommendations for pubs and restaurants were bang and the retreat that is Dunowen House is worth the the...More

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Jet546528, VR Owner at Dunowen House, Clonakilty - Historic Country House, Sleeps up to 23, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you Killian for your great review - delighted you took our advice on where to dine, Pilgrims in Rosscarbery is really one of the best restaurants in Ireland! Hopefully we will get to see you all again in the future. Best wishes, Kela &...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

We stay one week in Orchard Cottage. We loved it : the home feeling, the coziness, the design. It's a beautiful cottage in a lovely landscape . Above all, the warm welcoming of Kela and Stephen and all the little attentions they had made us...More

Thank famillefr
Jet546528, VR Owner at Dunowen House, Clonakilty - Historic Country House, Sleeps up to 23, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Such a lovely review from a lovely family! Delighted you all enjoyed your stay at Orchard Cottage and hopefully we will see you back again in the future! Best wishes, Kela & Stephen

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 King
    5 Queens
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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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
27 Oct 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
2 nights
€550
€1,000
€3,200
22 Dec 2018 -
6 Jan 2019
Christmas / New Year
5 nights
€750
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7 Jan 2019 -
19 Apr 2019
2 nights
€550
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€3,200
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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