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Farran House

Detached House, Country House

Farran
Co Cork

No. of houses or units: 1

No. of bedrooms: 6

No. sleeps: > 12

No. of bathrooms: > 4


Contact Farran House
Tel: +353 21 733 1215

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Farran House

Set in 12 acres of mature beech woodland and rhododendron gardens in the rolling hills of the Lee Valley, Patricia Wiese and John Kehely's impressive house was built in the mid-18th century, although its present elegant Italianate style only dates back to 1863.

It is beautifully situated with views over the medieval castle and abbey of Kilcrea, and its location west of Cork city makes this a good base for exploring Cork and Kerry.

Since 1993 Patricia and John have painstakingly restored the house to its former glory and, although there are some contemporary touches as well as antiques, none of its original character has been lost - there's a fine drawing room for guests' use (complete with grand piano) and a billiard room with full-size table.

Despite its considerable size, there are just four bedrooms - all exceptionally spacious and decorated with style; dinner is offered on most nights, by prior arrangement, and a speciality is home-produced lamb, bred and raised at Farran House.

The house is available all year for private rental by groups.

Information on Location

Nearest Town: Ballincollig
Distance (km): 8
Time Away: 5 mins

Nearest Airport: Cork
Time Away: 15-20 mins

Nearest International Ferry Port: Ringaskiddy, Cork
Distance (km): 30
Time Away: 35 mins

Nearest Station: Kent, Cork
Distance (km): 15
Time Away: 20 mins

Dublin

Distance (km): 257
Time Away: 3 hrs

Waterford

Distance (km): 126
Time Away: 2 hrs

Cork

Distance (km): 15
Time Away: 20 mins

Killarney

Distance (km): 50
Time Away: 45 mins

Limerick

Distance (km): 105
Time Away: 1.5 hrs

Galway

Distance (km): 209
Time Away: 2.5 hrs

Sligo

Distance (km): 336
Time Away: 5 hrs

Belfast

Distance (km): 424
Time Away: 8 hrs

Athlone

Distance (km): 219
Time Away: 3 hrs

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Just off N22 between Macroom & Cork: heading west, 8km (5 miles) after Ballincollig, turn right to Farran village, up hill, 1st gate on left.

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