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BallinacurraKinsale, County Cork
Sleeps: 53

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BallinacurraKinsale, County Cork

Sleeps - 53

Region - Ireland

Sporting
Golf

Activities
Golf · Riding

Facilities
Golf course · Snooker / Billiards · Wifi

Features
Fully Catered

Rental
£POA

Estate Details

BallinacurraKinsale, County Cork

Sleeps - 53

Region - Ireland

Sporting
Golf

Activities
Golf · Riding

Facilities
Golf course · Snooker / Billiards · Wifi

Features
Fully Catered

Rental
£POA

Ballinacurra is situated just outside the lovely town of Kinsale in Southern Ireland and enjoys it’s own private grounds of 40 acres.

Set within a walled garden with 10 foot high stone walls and with 40 acres of woodland and lawns, this estate is in a unique position to offer its guests “Private, Discreet and Exclusive” use of a country house and grounds.

Built in 1791 and took 3 years to renovate, Ballinacurra is a stylishly informal residence. The completed refurbishment has been sympathetic to the old world charm of the house whilst still combining the ethos of “East meets West meets Cork”. This is a 21st century take on the original Georgian style which highlighted the wonderlust of the Georgians and their passion for mixing antiques with treasured artefacts from abroad. The end result is a passionate interpretation of the best from the four corners of the world, producing an individual and eclectic style.

This style, however, is not new to Ballinacurra. The house has had a colourful history of owners and residents — from an old Cork family dynasty, an English Colonel, retired British Counsel and even as a convent at one stage. So the influences of many of these people and their passion for travel were well demonstrated in the house. None more amply demonstrated than by the wall paintings in the Danford Ballroom which is a Italian Tromp L’oeil executed by John Danford in 1960. He also themed bedrooms to reflect his life in Japan, Africa and England (see History).

There are now 22 individually-themed en-suite rooms – 14 bedrooms in the main house, 4 bedroom traditional stone cottage and 4 bedroom coach house. Facilities include a bar, snug, dining room, ballroom, garden room, news room, sitting room, living room, commercial and domestic kitchens, and massage facilities.

Magnificent south-facing walled gardens feature an outdoor entertainment patio, croquet lawn, playground, helipad, picnic lawn, stream and pond, and leads down to woods and a small boat jetty.

The House can accommodate a maximum of 53 adults sharing in the 3 types of accommodation which is the Main House, Coach House and Cottage Ballinacurra offers its residents an individual private residence but without forfeiting any of the luxuries you expect in a Private Country House.

Kinsale
Frequently referred to as Ireland’s Riviera, Kinsale, historically a busy port town, now enjoys a continental ambiance with a choice selection of renowned restaurants, cafes & pubs buzzing with live music, against a background of ancient forts.

This historical town offers many activities including sailing, yachting, fishing, diving, watersports, windsurfing, golf and horseriding. It has plenty of interest for lovers of fine food, hence the sobriquet ‘the gourmet capital of Ireland’.

Kinsale attracts a diverse population from the four corners of the world and is one of the most sought after addresses in Ireland. This popularity is aided by its proximity to Cork city & international airport and its wide range of amenities, tourist attractions and the world renowned Old Head Golf Links.

We say...

Set within a walled garden and surrounded by forty acres of woodland and lawns, this elegant country mansion brings back old-world opulence and personal service in a unique and totally private environment.

Accommodation

Bedrooms
There are now 22 individually-themed en-suite rooms – 14 bedrooms in the main house, 4 bedroom traditional stone cottage and 4 bedroom coach house. Facilities include a bar, snug, dining room, ballroom, garden room, news room, sitting room, living room, commercial and domestic kitchens, and massage facilities.
The House can accommodate a maximum of 53 adults sharing in the 3 types of accommodation which is the Main House, Coach House and Cottage
All bedrooms are ensuite with both power showers and baths, shaving points, hair dryers, equipped with Flat Screen TV’s, CD, Telephone and Wifi.

The Bar
Reflecting the uniqueness of the Rebel County – Cork. This is a great room which is a real place for guests to relax.

The Snug
Somewhere private to retreat to if you want to enjoy a quiet moment or watch your favourite sport on tv.

The Garden Room
This room can accomodate up to 120 for dinner and is connected to the ballroom. The use of glass walls and large windows gives this room a fresh and airy feel. Just like an extension of the garden.

The Dining Room and Drawing Room
Two rooms combined in a 17th Century Irish twist with a dining table to seat 16 and 17th Century Kilkenny stone fireplace

The Danford Ballroom
Enjoy a formal dinner for 40 or cocktail party for 140 or a midsummer night’s revelry combining the south-facing ballroom with sun terrace and bar – Italian style. This makes the perfect place for a party.

The Sitting Room
A Gaelic tribute with double log burning fireplace in the centre and Minstrel’s Gallery.

The Kitchen
A kitchen large enough to cater for 120 for dinner, where our chef can accomodate your dietary needs.

The Spa
Massage Room and Beauty Treatment Salon.

Additional rooms
Guests have the use of the golf drying room, laundry and office.

Sporting

As part of the package of your stay at Ballinacurra, we can organise any size or style of activity. This list is not exhaustive but is meant to give some suggestions as to the type of activities in the vicinity.

Kayaking – either sea or river
Sailing – private yacht hire
Sailing – beginner or intermediate courses
Windsurfing
Golf
Diving
Horse Riding
Horse Trekking
Deep Sea Fishing
Paint Ball Activity Centre
All Terrain Vehicles

Tours
There are a number of tours available in Kinsale and around the area.

Ghost Tour of Kinsale
Walking Historical Tour of Kinsale
Wine Museum in Kinsale
Gourmet Food Tour around Kinsale
Walking Tours around Kinsale
Visit to Blarney Castle
Visit to Cobh and the Queenstown Museum and Titanic Museum
Visit to Middleton Distillery

The historical town of Kinsale offers many activities including sailing, yachting, fishing, diving, watersports, windsurfing, golf – www.oldheadgolflinks.com and horseriding. It has plenty of interest for lovers of fine food, hence the sobriquet ‘the gourmet capital of Ireland’, see – www.kinsale.ie .

Activities

World renowned golf at Old Head Golf Links.

Kinsale attracts a diverse population from the four corners of the world and is one of the most sought after addresses in Ireland. This popularity is aided by its proximity to Cork city & international airport and its wide range of amenities, tourist attractions and the world renowned Old Head Golf Links.

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