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Bluebell House and Gardens

Gurteenulla near Ballydehob, County Cork (Ref. 904901)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score

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36 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was a wonderful place to spend a holiday at, our host Liam was very friendly and helpful, if we could make a suggestion, the wording of some of the instructions in the blue folder we found a little intimidating perhaps they could be rewritten in a more friendly way.”

    Other than that we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this cottage to anyone.

    Other than that we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this cottage to anyone.

    - Mr Roberts, September 2021

The property

Ballydehob 1.7 miles.

A spectacular detached property set amongst beautiful landscaped gardens, close to the village of Ballydehob in County Cork.

Located on a quiet country lane, the accommodation at this superb Ballydehob cottage is set over three floors with the main access entering a spacious hallway on the ground floor.

Built into an embankment, there is also entrance to the lower ground floor from the expansive grounds that encase this beautiful Ballydehob cottage.

With seven bedrooms, five with en-suites, this delightful cottage in County Cork offers flexible and comfortable sleeping arrangements, suitable for many groups of friends or families wishing to enjoy a get together in a stunning setting.

The ground floor offers contemporary charm with its well-equipped kitchen and dining area and sitting room complete with a welcoming open fire.

The second sitting room provides a further relaxation space and both living areas open out to the excellent decking that overlook the gardens towards Cape Clear.

The jewel in this Ballydehob cottage is undoubtedly the splendid grounds that surround it.

Featured on the West Cork Garden Trail 2013, the gardens offer something a little bit special with the secluded Japanese garden and patio complete with water feature, as well as a charming orchard, extensive lawns.

This is the perfect place to relax and unwind in absolute serenity on a sunny afternoon and will linger long in the memory.

The location of this Ballydehob cottage is ideal with countless unspoilt beaches nearby and scenic routes that can be explored by car, foot or from the saddle.

Ballydehob offers shops and pubs, plus the historic town of Skibbereen is just a short, pleasant drive away.

It’s also easy to explore Bantry, Glengarriff and Killarney, and a day trip following the famous Ring of Kerry a must.

Try your hand at watersports in the pretty harbour village of Schull or uncover the mystical Caha Mountains.

You’ll be spoilt for choice at this wonderful Ballydehob cottage, so book today for your next Cork holiday!


  • Over three floors
  • Seven bedrooms: 2 x lower ground floor king-size double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x lower ground floor single, 2 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 8)
  • Lower ground floor utility
  • Sitting room (seats 7) with open fire and dining area (seats 6)
  • Lounge (seats 7)
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with Free-to-air channels, one with Saorview), Wifi, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power charged by meter reading (first €30 inc. in rent), starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Large lawned garden to front and rear with patio, decking, furniture, orchard
  • BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of €200.

About the location


Skibbereen 10 miles; Barley Cove 15 miles; Mizen Head 20 miles.

The charming village of Ballydehob lies on the south west coast of Ireland, and is shrouded in natural beauty, playing home to an abundance of flora and fauna. Called home by several famous writers, artists and sculptors, Ballydehob boasts a variety of shops, as well as renowned restaurants and cafes. Take a walk over the 12 Arch Bridge and take in the lovely views of the estuary, discover Kilcoe Castle, West Cork's best preserved castle, or make the journey west to Mizen Head. The most south-westerly point of Ireland, and a great location for walkers and nature lovers alike, Mizen Head is situated at the end of a peninsula, and provides great views out to the sea. Spend a day on Barley Cove Beach surrounded by sand dunes, marked as Special Areas of Conservation, while only 20 minutes’ drive will take you to Toormore Beach which is great for children and families. With lots to see and do, Ballydehob is a great location, all year round.