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Luxury Historic Manor House Close To The Beach With 6 Bedrooms And 6 En-suite Ba

Kela Hodgins

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People18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Property type chateau / country house
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Kela Hodgins

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Luxury Historic Manor House Close To The Beach With 6 Bedrooms And 6 En-suite Ba

People18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Clonakilty - IR441

Dunowen House in Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland - Exclusive West Cork 18th Century coastal hideaway with Rock & Roll cred. In-house chef available

Dunowen House is a large luxury self catering property on 4 acres of mature gardens. All the rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated in an elegant way but with a funky twist, befitting its unique Rock & Roll history.

Located on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, Dunowen House is an ideal base for extended families or groups of friends to get together, relax and enjoy the stunning coastal scenery surrounding the house.

The house features a large music & memorabilia room, complete with musical instruments, a large library, DVDs & CDs - all available for our guests to enjoy during their stay.

A fully equipped playroom, is ideal for younger guests, keeping them occupied no matter what the weather.

The house has an open fireplace and a woodburning stove in the downstairs lounges and underfloor heating downstairs and in all the bathrooms.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Kela Hodgins (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2015

About Kela Hodgins

We are Kela & Stephen Hodgins and together with our three children, dachsund live at Dunowen House, having recently given up hectic lives in Dublin to "live the dream" in this idyllic part of West Cork.

We count ourselves extraordinarily lucky to own this fabulous historic house and are delighted to be able to welcome guests from far and wide to share its unique charm.

We live in a separate house on the grounds of Dunowen and are at your service throughout your vacation if you need catering services or advice on where and what to do in West Cork. The house is also well equipped for children with plenty of toys, books, games and bikes

From Summer 2014 we hope to have the walled garden up and running with fresh fruit, vegetables and free range eggs, which will be available for guests.

Kela Hodgins purchased this chateau / country house in 2013

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Dunowen House is a really peaceful place. It is secluded yet has the advantage of being close to town. The house itself is beautiful and has been renovated and decorated to a very high standard. But it is also a house with a laid back vibe and whilst it is beautiful inside it isn't stuffy.

As a keen cook and gardener, Kela is available to provide catering services or cooking lessons as an optional extra - why not learn how to baker traditional Irish breads and cakes while here or dishes using the freshest local ingredients.

The private cove at the end of the lane is ideal for exploring, kayaking or just relaxing with a book and the sound of the waves.

Why HomeAway

People18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay nights
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Location

Special interest holidays:

As a skilled cook, Kela can provide tailored cooking classes to guests, including kids cookery lessons.

Coast/Beach:

Sands Cove beach is 500 yards away.

Red Strand beach is 1 mile away.

Inchydoney beach is 3 miles away.

Long Strand beach is 3 miles away.

Travel:

Cork Airport is about 45 miles from Dunowen House and car hire is essential.

Dublin is just under 3.5 hours drive.

Distances:

Ardfield village is 1 mile away and Clonakilty is 5 miles away. Cork city - 50 miles.

Further Details:

If it is an active holiday you are seeking West Cork is the place to come. Surfing, windsurfing, golfing, sailing, fishing, diving, horse riding, bird and whale watching are all activities that are very close. Clonakilty has a thriving music scene and if its live music you are looking for you will be spoiled for choice.

We can arrange to cook an evening meal or b-bque or if its pure relaxation you require.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Clonakilty, County Cork

Notes

  • Booking Notes:
    We require a €500 deposit with the balance payable 8 weeks before arrival. We also require a 500 euro cash security deposit refundable 14 days after departure.

    Changeover Day:
    The changeover day in July, August and Christmas/New Year is Saturday and during this time we will only rent the house on a weekly basis Saturday-Saturday. At all other times of the year we are flexible. Check in time is 4 pm and check out time is 10 am.

    Notes on prices:
    We have weekend rates so please email for any other price enquiries.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Clonakilty in County Cork

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Bedrooms 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 have flat screen TV's and large ensuite bathrooms with huge baths and power showers. Bedroom 5 has an ensuite wet room with a power shower. All bathrooms have underfloor heating. Downstairs are two WCs.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 18 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a king size bed and 2 singles Bedroom 2 with a king size bed Bedroom 3 with a super King size 4-poster bed Bedroom 4 with a king size bed and 1 single Bedroom 5 with a king size bed and 1 single Bedroom 6 with double bed and 1 single
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: An additional weekly charge of 100 Euros is required as contribution towards cleaning, electricity and heating outside. Outside: Barbecue and 3 garden tables with seating for 18 people. Garden includes wooded areas, a fenced-off pond, large lawns and a walled orchard garden. Utility Room: Second Fridge, Washing Machine, Dryer, Ironing Board and Iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are included and an extra cleaning service can be provided. We also offer in-house catering services if required. Other: There is WIFI throughout the property.

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