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Luxury House In Idyllic Location Very Close To Schull & Ballydehob

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in County Cork - Derryconnell Cottage

Bedrooms: 3, Bathrooms: 2, Sleeps: 6

After being in private hands for the past 34 years, we've recently bought this beautiful house for our family and hopefully yours too. We hope you find it as wonderful as us and appreciate the superb location, beautiful furniture and attention to details- this is a very unique property.

Located 2 miles from the center of Schull and just 3 miles from Ballydehob with Cork airport an hour's drive away, this cottage is ideally located.

The property is a traditional country cottage which has had a number of beautiful extensions added to it over the years combining the old with the new yet retaining the character of the old and enjoying the comforts of the new.

The entrance is built with traditional local stone leading in to a beautifully stocked pond with waterfall and a lovely south facing slate finished patio. The garden has a lovely flow to it with different natural levels laid out in a combination of lawn, a huge variety of shrubs, plants hedging nature trees and an additional south west facing patio area on the eastern side, perfect for relaxed summer evening BBQ and open-air dining.

The stone cottage consists of a large south facing conservatory, beautiful living room, fully fitted kitchen, dining room with access to west facing patio area, utility room / pantry, bathroom and a large ground floor master bedroom with stunning views and custom fireplaces. The 1st floor has 2 further bedrooms and a brand new bathroom.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Sarah Beecham
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016


based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Luxury House In Idyllic Location Very Close To Schull & Ballydehob
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Comfortable characterful house with lovely garden

  • 4 of 5

We had an enjoyable stay, it is a comfortable house with country furnishings in a very quiet location. Not too far from Schull, we even walked it one morning.

Luckily our weather was good for the week, but if it was wet then there are plenty of places to sit and read a book or play a game or watch TV

We would suggest more glassware and the master bedroom looks a bit tired

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay, we're delighted you had a good time and enjoyed all that the house and surrounding area has to offer. The house was completely painted/decorated inside and out just 9 months ago. We strive to furnish the house with beautiful pieces that match the style and age of the property and are disappointed that you feel the master bedroom felt tired. We will take a look at the glassware inventory and re-stock if we're missing any items.
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Beautiful comfortable home in an idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a lovely setting. We had good background information about the house, location and amenities. The owner answered all our queries promptly. The house is just wonderful...bright,comfortable,clean with lots of lovely areas for relaxing. We were sorry to leave and will certainly return. We would recommend this property highly to anyone who wants to stay in beautiful comfortable home in an idyllic setting. Dalys.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, peaceful luxury house close to Schull

  • 5 of 5

The description and photographs on the website of Derryconnell House are very accurate and the house is just gorgeous, unique, extremely well appointed, very clean and very comfortable. The house is very private and secluded and so creates a peaceful haven and yet is very close to Schull for all your necessary shopping and for wonderful restaurants. The house has a gorgeous sitting room as well as a wonderful large dining area in a conservatory just off the well equipped kitchen as well as a utility area, all of a very high standard. The bedrooms are all extremely comfortable, spacious and tastefully decorated. The bathrooms are also very well appointed. The gardens are gorgeous and well kept and a pleasure to sit in with stunning, uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. I would highly recommend this house as a fantastic place to stay while visiting Schull and the surrounding areas.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pleasant few days in W. Cork in comfortable house.

  • 4 of 5

This house is located down a narrow lane with nice views of Mt Gabriel but not out towards the sea. It has a terrific new bathroom, excellent furnishings and plenty of space. Negatives would be that the central heating is not adequate (not enough radiators) if weather was very cold. Also a pity that all bedrooms are double beds - one with twin beds would be much better for families. The garden was obviously a labour of love for the original owners. But the current owners will need to look after them better or they will quickly look not nearly as good as in the photos.

Organisation of the booking was excellent and very good information provided. Bond is a bit hefty and bank fees in transfers add therefore to overall cost of the booking. But it was great to have heating and electricity included in the price.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your valuable feedback. We've taken your suggestion and now provide 1king, 1 Queen and 2 single beds to accommodate families. We hope to see you again very soon.
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A little slice of Irish Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here during the winter storms and although we were upset we couldn't enjoy the amazing scenery around the cottage we were very happy that we could take full advantage of the wonderful house itself. With three open fires blazing we thoroughly enjoyed lazing around and soaking up the atmosphere that this incredible property gives. We loved cooking in the cozy kitchen and the owners seem to have equipped it with every convenience. We particularly loved arriving on our first day to the smell of fresh baked bread made by the breadmaker! When the weather allowed we managed to find some great walks straight from the house itself, Mount Gabriel was a challenging walk but we made it all the way to the top! We'd thoroughly recommend this house to anyone looking for a perfect break in the winter or holiday in the Summer, we'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful home in a very special area

  • 5 of 5

Derryconnell is a lovely home. It's tastefully decorated and, unlike so many holiday home rentals, very well appointed. There are any number of sofas and armchairs to curl up in if the weather's not kind and a sheltered garden full of wildlife to sit out in. It's a decent distance to Schull where we stocked up on anything we needed and also hired boats and swam. I think Derryconnell is a lovely base from which to explore West Cork. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and I'd highly recommend the property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in County Cork, County Cork

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2016
4 Sep 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn/Winter 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £445
Cleaning Fee £116

Minimum stay one week in peak time
Change over day is Saturday
50% deposit on booking, 25% of which is non-returnable.
130 Euro cleaning/services fee per booking
Non returnable balance 30 days prior to stay plus 500 Euro security deposit against breakages/damage (returned after final cleaning and inspection)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in County Cork in Europe

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , High vaulted ceiling, high quality fixtures/fittings
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Large & cozy, working feature fireplace, vaulted ceiling
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing

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