The Sanctuary

Killavullen near Mallow (Ref. 943326)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • 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/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • “After traveling over 24 hours we made it to your home to find that there was no key!”

    Once this issue was resolved and we met the housekeeper to get inside the home all she would tell us about the house was that "everything is in the book"! You would have thought that she would have at least started the house up such as heat, power to the kitchen and explain how to use the electrical outlets, toilets and the shower! For a week long stay for 4 people we were left with dirty dishes in the cabinets, NO dish soap, NO hand soap refill, 4 rolls of toilet paper and 1/2 a roll of ...

    Once this issue was resolved and we met the housekeeper to get inside the home all she would tell us about the house was that "everything is in the book"! You would have thought that she would have at least started the house up such as heat, power to the kitchen and explain how to use the electrical outlets, toilets and the shower! For a week long stay for 4 people we were left with dirty dishes in the cabinets, NO dish soap, NO hand soap refill, 4 rolls of toilet paper and 1/2 a roll of paper towels, and NO extra garbage liners for the trash cans! I have rented many VRBO houses that made sure all of this was handled prior to a guest arrival. We went back to the store to purchase toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap and more so we could make it through our vacation...not to mention the shortages at most stores due to the viral outbreak affecting the world. I know you said you would have communication with her, but I would honestly suggest more than that since your home was left in such an "un welcoming manner". We plan on returning to Ireland in the next 12-16 months, but I would have to seriously rethink if I would reserve again with you.

    - Ms Oliver, March 2020

The property

Killavullen 2.6 miles.

This detached holiday home is a lovely bungalow that sleeps six people and is situated near to the village of Killavullen, County Cork, nine miles from the market town of Mallow.

This three bed bungalow provides a modern haven in the Killavullen countryside.

Set in 15 acres of land, it’s the ideal property for both couples or a family looking to get away from it all for a while.

There is a large kitchen with electric oven and dining area that comfortably seats everyone, a utility room with washing machine and dryer and a sitting room complete with open fire, two sofas and a TV with Sky.

There’s also a bathroom with hand-held shower and three bedrooms, two of which are doubles and one is a single with an additional fold-out single bed, as well as an en-suite.

Completing the property is a large open-plan storage/children's play area in the converted loft space.

There is also access to 15 acres of land, complete with a seating area, and its very own stream to complement relaxing afternoons sat outside.

There is also ample off-road parking for a number of vehicles.

Killavullen is fairly remote, set away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but there is a small shop for emergency supplies and a pub to be found in the centre of the village.

However, you're only a fifteen-minute car journey from the town of Mallow, which is home to a number of traditional Irish pubs, as well as two castles and a number of priories all of which hold a lot of historical importance to the area.

If you’re willing to travel a bit further afield, you can visit Ireland’s third city, Cork, just a 40-minute drive away, where you’ll find an opera house, various pubs and restaurants, plus many other attractions.

This bungalow set deep in the Cork countryside is the ideal destination for that relaxing country getaway.

You’re surrounded by tranquility, yet still have all the conveniences of modern life available to you, and have one of the biggest and most thriving cities in Ireland less than an hour's drive away.

Summary

  • Mostly ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single with fold-out single bed and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • First floor eaves children’s play area.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, Blu-ray and sound system
  • Xbox 360, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Shared use of 15 acres of open land with seating area and stream
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: Stream in open land, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: This property does not accept same day check-in and check outs on a Wednesday.

About the location

KILLAVULLEN

Mallow 6.6 miles; Cork 21miles.

Killavullen, meaning "the Church of the Mill" is a village situated on the River Blackwater, in County Cork. The village is located just south of the N72 road, is 6miles east of Mallow and 20 miles north of Cork city. The village is home a pub and a small shop, as well as a church which dates back to 1839. A short drive away is the market town of Mallow, the largest town along the stunning Blackwater Valley, offering bars, restaurants, shops and a Spa House. The old Mallow castle is set in the middle of the town, with the new castle situated behind, with white fallow deer in the grounds. The area is a haven for walkers, fishermen, golfers and horse riders, and close by is the Folk Park in Boherbue, and the Doneraile Wildlife Park, both well worth exploring. The Blarney Stone, the town of Killarney, and Cork City are also essential to visit whilst staying in this area. With so much to see and do, this part of Ireland is superb at any time of year.

Note: This property does not accept same day check-in and check outs on a Wednesday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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