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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Clonakilty, County Cork
This farmhouse has been in the owners family for more than one hundred years and has been thoughtfully updated to form the perfect family holiday home.

Situated in grounds of more than an acre incorporating ancient ruined outbuildings, a viewpoint offering stunning sea views, lawned areas and a large decked area(enclosed for child safety), Kilkern is the sort of place you may not wish to leave. But if you have the desire to explore there are sandy beaches just a few minutes drive away, the picturesque award winning village of Rathbarry a mile away, the vibrant Clonakilty(home to much music and excellent restaurants) 5 miles away, and woodland and lakeside walks practically on the doorstep.

Kilkern is as ideal for family holidays as it is for friends and couples to get away for a relaxing break.

Make this country house your home base...
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Listing #HL199187
About the Owner
Paul F
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stayed at Kilkern in July. Myself, and my family- 3 children and 6 adults in total had a comfortable stay there. The house was very well equipped with everything that one might want during their stay. The house itself was well furnished and decorated,...More

1  Thank Sproai
Management response:Responded 22 July 2017

I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay, Gemma, and we'll gladly have you back in the future. Best wishes, Paul

Reviewed 3 July 2016

Our family( 2 adults, two children 10 & 7 plus granny) stayed in Kilkern for one week in June and we are sorry we could not stay longer. The house has amble accommodation with its five bedrooms, two of which are en suite - great...More

Thank Tom R
Management response:Responded 4 July 2016

Hi Tom. Thank you very much for the lovely review. It's great to get feedback and even better when it's positive! The house and surrounds means a lot to me and the family as its been in our family for generations and it's great to...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We stayed for a week in Kilkern at the end of April 2015. It is in a beautiful area filled with beaches, walks and cute villages. Close to Clonakility where the food is fantastic. It was our first time to West Cork and Kilkern was...More

1  Thank Tippitum
Management response:Responded 2 July 2015

Hi Sharon Thanks for the terrific review. I'm delighted and hope that you'll go back for another visit. You'll certainly always be very welcome. Thanks again! Paul

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Everything has been finished to a very high standard. The house was, until recently, the owners home and consequently has been equipped with high quality products not normally associated with holiday homes( for example Bosch American style fridge/freezer, a further freezer,De Dietrich dishwasher,gorgeous gas range cooker, bosch washing machine etc).
Further to the list above there is a study, a large utility room and another wc downstairs. Bathrooms are a feature of this house:the master bedroom has a beautiful ultra modern wet room en-suite, and the main family bathroom is fitted with a very large bath and a large(1m) hans grohe shower unit.
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please enquire if you have a pet you wish to take with you.
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
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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 Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
1 Jun 2019 -
31 Aug 2019
7 nights --
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.
  • Cleaning: €50 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: €150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Refundable 150 euro deposit required.Enquiries invited for ad-hoc winter rental .Enquire about pets please. Available for long-term rental September until Mayplease ask owner for rates.
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About the neighbourhood
Just one mile away is the pretty village of Rathbarry, proud winner on several occasions of National awards. It offers a Post Office/general store, a charming museum of local history and a pub. There are numerous woodland and lakeside walks which may be started in the village, taking in gorgeous views of this gentle coastline.
The charming village of Roscarberry, somewhat larger than Rathbarry, is 3 miles distant, and the town of Clonakilty lies 5 miles away.This is a local gem of a place and has recently(December 2011) become Ireland's first town to win the prestigious global accolade as a Cittaslow(literally 'slow city') destination. It joins 42 towns in 24 countries worldwide whose goal is to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Clonakilty has a farm...
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How to get there
Airport: Cork International: 51.0 km
Railway: Kent train stn, Cork: 51.0 km
Ferry: Ringaskiddy, Cork: 55.0 km
1 hours drive from Cork International airport. Many car hire companies available.
1 hours drive from Cork harbour . Ferry service from Swansea to Cork with Fastnet Line and from Roscoff to Cork with Britanny Ferries
3.5 hours drive from Rosslare harbour. Ferry service from Fishgaurd with Stenaline, and from Pembroke, Cherbourg and Roscoff with Irish Ferries
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: 2.0 km.
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