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Beautiful West Cork Cottage In 200 Year Old Secluded Walled Garden



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Completely refurbished 3 bed cottage, 2 bathroom, tranquil coastal location

Orchard cottage is a contemporary and characterful detached self-catering holiday cottage, located on the grounds of historic Dunowen house. Orchard cottage is available to rent by itself or can be taken with Dunowen house, allowing groups of up to 23 to stay in this 5 star venue.

Our coastal location on the famed wild atlantic way is both peaceful and relaxing, yet only 10 minutes from the bustling market town of clonakilty. The area offers a wonderful selection of outdoor activities, exceptional food, traditional irish entertainment and the friendliest of welcomes.

Renovated to an extremely high standard in 2014, orchard cottage offers a great combination of modern comfort and rural serenity. The cottage, which sleeps up to five people, is both warm and cosy in the winter and light and airy in the summer.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Stephen and Kela moved from Dublin in late 2013 with their three children, a cat and dog to live the dream in the fabulous West Cork location.

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From the Owner

A unique claim to rock & roll history, formerly being the home for 30 years of Noel Redding, base guitarist with the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cork Airport at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : The Mountain House at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Cork City at 60 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cork City at 60 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M8 at 60 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Clonakilty town at 8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Sands Cove at 0.5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Orchard cottage is set within a walled orchard on the grounds of Dunowen House - former home to Noel Redding of the Jimi Hendrix experience for 30 years. The cottage has a separate access driveway and parking, with a wonderful sun drenched patio for relaxation.

For the more active, we can organize sea kayaking, surfing, fishing, horse riding, cycling or hiking adventures, all within five minutes of our doorstep.

The secluded Sands Cove at the end of the laneway is the perfect hideaway for a picnic, to be lulled by the rolling waves, while admiring the ever-changing skies and sea-life. Walk to nearby Red Strand, with majestic Galley Head Lighthouse a beacon on the horizon.

Stroll through the buzzing market town of nearby Clonakilty, sampling its gourmet treats and welcoming atmosphere. Nip into one of the many traditional pubs, where local and international musicians can be found in session on a nightly basis.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Sep 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
5 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/New Yr
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £222
Cleaning & Utilities £44

Maximum of 5 guests only.
Strictly no Smoking.
No pets.

Bookings include linen, towels (please do not take our towels to the beach), cleaning, utilities and wifi.
We provide a complimentary weekly linen change/clean for longer stays.
Please contact us for our full Terms and Conditions.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover day is generally on Saturday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

This historic country house was originally built in 1770, with many of the outbuildings and features still in tact. Orchard Cottage is located in the walled garden of Dunowen House, surround by 16 ancient apple trees and a productive organic garden where we grown a lot of our own produce.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, With shower ensuite
  • Beautiful loft style double bedroom overlooking the orchard garden


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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