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Glebe Country House
Ballinadee, nr Kinsale , Bandon Co Cork
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Set in two acres of beautiful, well-tended gardens (including a productive kitchen garden), this charming old rectory near Kinsale has a lovely wisteria at the front door and it is a place full of interest.
  • Cookery Classes
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Mountain Biking nearby
  • Quad Biking nearyby
  • Scuba Diving (nearby)
  • Surfing nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Breaks - Special Interest
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Budget Accommodation (under €100 for two)
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Dogs - good walking nearby (offlead)
  • Dogs permitted - Dog run (enclosed)
  • Dogs permitted - no charge
  • Dogs permitted - staying in bedroom
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms (accessible for less able)
  • Location - Beach <5km
  • Location - By a river
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Self Catering Also Avail
  • Wedding Venue

Glebe Country House

Set in two acres of beautiful, well-tended gardens (including a productive kitchen garden), this charming old rectory near Kinsale has a lovely wisteria at the front door and it is a place full of interest. The building dates back to 1690 (Church records provide interesting details: it was built for £250; repairs and alterations followed at various dates, and the present house was completed in 1857 at a cost of £1,160).


More recently, under the hospitable ownership of Gill Good, this classically proportioned house has been providing a restful retreat for guests since 1989, and everybody loves it for its genuine country house feeling and relaxing atmosphere.


Spacious reception rooms have the feeling of a large family home, and generous, stylishly decorated bedrooms have good bathrooms, phones and tea/coffee making facilities. The Rose Room, on the ground floor, has French doors to the garden.


Dinner, featuring home grown and local produce, is available by arrangement (book by noon). Breakfasts are also very enjoyable, and this can be a hard place to drag yourself away from in the morning although there are many things to do nearby, including golf, and it is well placed for exploring the area.


Several self-catering apartments are also available and the whole house may be rented by parties by arrangement. Exclusive use is also offered for weddings, which can be held in the house or in a marquee, depending on numbers, and civil ceremonies can be held in the house.

Rooms 4 (2 shower only, all no-smoking); B&B €45 pps, ss €15. Children welcome (under 10s free in parents' room, cots available without charge, baby sitting arranged). Pets permitted (stay in bedroom). Closed Christmas. Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 13-07-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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N71 west from Cork to Innishannon Bridge, left at the bridge follow signs for Ballinadee 9km. At Ryans Shop, veer left, 2nd on the right

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