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Beautiful West Cork Cottage In 200 Year Old Secluded Walled Garden

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Kela Hodgins
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
8 May, 2017

About Kela Hodgins

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.

Kela Hodgins purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Kela Hodgins chose County Cork

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

What makes this cottage unique

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Clonakilty in County Cork

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 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
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Cork Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
The Mountain House
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Cork City
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Cork City
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Clonakilty town
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Sands Cove
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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Clonakilty, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45.68
Damage Deposit £228.39

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

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.