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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
114 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
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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Excellent - based on 114 reviews
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pumuckl
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

I'm being silly quoting Mary Poppins, but Dunowen House and cottage are that perfect. This was the second stay here for our group and it was every bit as lovely as the first. It is such an elegant yet warm property. Dignified, yet homey, it truly has a personality of it's own. It was so much fun again to travel...

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Management response:

Thanks a million guys! It was great to have you all back again and we look forward to seeing you in 2019. To quote that fine source of umbrella wielding wisdom: "In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun" Kela & Stephen

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rwalsh201...
Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Once again we had a wonderful stay at Dunowen House! It was a return trip for most of our group of 18 and was just as enjoyable as two years ago. Dunowen House is spacious and cozy at the same time. It’s large enough that we could all sit together for a meal, yet it still has plenty of quiet...

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Management response:

Thanks a million guys! It was really lovely to welcome all the gang back again and hope to see you many more times in the future. Ardfield is certainly quieter without you all ;-) Kela & Stephen

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mloschiav...
Princeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

My only reluctance in speaking about Dunowen is that I may make it impossible for myself to get a booking in the future. I can say with certainty that I would go back here! Upon arriving at Dunowen House, we are greeted by our exceptionally friendly hosts, Kela and Steve, who took us on a tour of the building. These...

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Management response:

Wow! What a fab review, thank you so much. It's wonderful when guests expectations are surpassed and that you all loved the Dunowen experience! We hope to see you back again in 2018. Best wishes, Kela & Stephen

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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
Bathrooms
    2 Half baths
    6 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    5 Kings
    4 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Super King
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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.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
€550
€1,000
€3,200
31 Oct 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Winter 2017
2 nights
€500
€950
€3,200
23 Dec 2017 -
6 Jan 2018
Christmas 2017 / New Year 2018
5 nights
€750
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7 Jan 2018 -
28 Mar 2018
Low Season
2 nights
€500
€950
€2,800
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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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